Titus 3:2

“To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

To speake euill of no man, to bee no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekenesse vnto all men.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

to malign no one, to be peaceable, gentle, showing every consideration for all men.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

to speak evil of no man, not to be contentious, to be gentle, showing all meekness toward all men.
- American Standard Version (1901)

To say no evil of any man, not to be fighters, to give way to others, to be gentle in behaviour to all men.
- Basic English Bible

to speak evil of no one, not to be contentious, [to be] mild, shewing all meekness towards all men.
- Darby Bible

To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, showing all meekness to all men.
- Webster's Bible

not speak evil of any one, nor be contentious, but yield unselfishly to others and constantly manifest a forgiving spirit towards all men.
- Weymouth Bible

to speak evil of no one, not to be contentious, to be gentle, showing all humility toward all men.
- World English Bible

to blasfeme no man, to be not ful of chiding, but temperat, schewynge al myldenesse to alle men.
- Wycliffe Bible

of no one to speak evil, not to be quarrelsome -- gentle, showing all meekness to all men,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Titus 3:2


3:2 To speak evil - Neither of them nor any man. Not to be quarrelsome - To assault none. To be gentle - When assaulted. Toward all men - Even those who are such as we were.


People's Bible Notes for Titus 3:2


Tit 3:2 Gentle. Forbearing and patient.

Discussion for Titus 3:2

  • Thus shows how we want to be reasonable and display mildness toward everyone. We want to strive to be gentle when dealing with others, be willing to listen to others.
  • E. S. Duggins for verse 2
    I've thought a lot about this, especially in regard to political leaders. I find it difficult to handle, in light of what I observe in Washington
    D.C. Surely we are not to sit idly by, and see them destroy the nation. Help me out here.

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