Titus 3:1

“Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Put them in minde to bee subiect to Principalities & Powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to euery good worke,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Remind them to be subject to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good deed,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Put them in mind to be in subjection to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready unto every good work,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Make clear to them that they are to put themselves under rulers and authorities, to do what they are ordered, to be ready for every good work,
- Basic English Bible

Put them in mind to be subject to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient to rule, to be ready to do every good work,
- Darby Bible

Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,
- Webster's Bible

Remind people that they must submit to the rulers who are in authority over them; that they must obey the magistrates, be prepared for every right action,
- Weymouth Bible

Remind them to be in subjection to rulers and to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good work,
- World English Bible

Amoneste hem to be sugetis to prynces, and to poweris; to obeische to that that is seid, and to be redi to al good werk;
- Wycliffe Bible

Remind them to be subject to principalities and authorities, to obey rule, unto every good work to be ready,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Titus 3:1


3:1 Remind them - All the Cretan Christians. To be subject - Passively, not resisting. To principalities - Supreme. And powers - Subordinate governors. And to obey - Them actively, so far as conscience permits.


People's Bible Notes for Titus 3:1


Tit 3:1 Various Duties of Social Life SUMMARY OF TITUS 3: Duties of Christian Life. The Former State of Christians. How God Saved Us. The Bath of Regeneration. The Treatment of Heretics. Personal Directions. Be subject to principalities and powers. To the authorities over them. The Cretans were subjected to Roman sway B.C. 67, but had always been turbulent and impatient. Christians should keep aloof from seditions which could only work evil.

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