Titus 2:6

“Young men likewise exhort to be sober minded.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Yong men likewise exhort, to bee sober minded.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Likewise urge the young men to be sensible;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

the younger men likewise exhort to be sober-minded:
- American Standard Version (1901)

To the young men give orders to be wise and serious-minded:
- Basic English Bible

The younger men in like manner exhort to be discreet:
- Darby Bible

Young men likewise exhort to be sober-minded.
- Webster's Bible

In the same way exhort the younger men to be discreet,
- Weymouth Bible

Likewise, exhort the younger men to be sober minded;
- World English Bible

Also moneste thou yonge men, that thei be sobre.
- Wycliffe Bible

The younger men, in like manner, be exhorting to be sober-minded;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Titus 2:6


2:6 To be discreet - A virtue rarely found in youth.


People's Bible Notes for Titus 2:6


Tit 2:6 Young men . . . be sober-minded. The precept, sober-minded, occurs four times in six verses (Tit 2:2,4,6,12), and may be accounted for by the volatile character of the Cretans. See Tit 1:12,13.

Discussion for Titus 2

  • Goodluck Oghagbon
    The contents in this chapter 2 of Titus, is a call to Christians to live a life that is void of any thing that will tarnish the image of God in us. Looking intently at verses 11
  • BSP
    Verse 12: It is important that we reject worldly thinking and desires in order to serve God fully and to have his blessing.
  • A disciple
    Insight; Again, Aren't you reading the Chapters all the way through? or the couple dozen other places where Jesus talks about Hell? The Angels shall go forth and sever the wicked from among the just, and gather them in "bundles to be burned;" that sounds like HURT to me! The bad are going to be thrown away into everlasting punishment wailing and gnashing of teeth. Do you think that won't hurt?
  • Insight777
    V13, Jesus did not teach that God would be appearing with him when he returns to earth.
    Yes, Jesus will return and with angels to help him. Matthew 13:4 So shall it be at the end of the world: the angels shall come forth, and sever the wicked from among the just, ."
    They are collecting people not hurting people. Separating the good. No one can see God at any time and live, His energy is intense.
  • Redeemed
    Titus 2;11-14 I love the fact that Jesus is the grace of God that brings salvation and that he is my teacher that teaches me how to live in this world as he is my example as i keep my eye single focused on one thing the Light, the one who redeemed me from all my sin and has and is purifying unto himself a peculiar person who is in love with my Saviour and wants his will to be done in my life.
  • Evangelist Ernest Ndamnsa
    If we major on the mark and care less about the contex of Titus 2, we will not be of help to the passage but missed out the truth about the Elects of God.

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