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Titus 3

Introduction

Overview

Titus 3:1, Titus is yet further directed by Paul, both concerning the things that he should teach and not teach; Titus 3:10, He is to reject obstinate heretics; Titus 3:12, He appoints him time and place wherein he should come unto him.

Verse 1

Put: Isaiah 43:26, 1 Timothy 4:6, 2 Timothy 1:6, 2 Peter 1:12, 2 Peter 3:1, 2 Peter 3:2, Jude 1:5

to be subject: Deuteronomy 17:12, Proverbs 24:21, Ecclesiastes 8:2-Deuteronomy :, Ecclesiastes 10:4, Jeremiah 27:17, Matthew 22:21, Matthew 23:2, Matthew 23:3, Romans 13:1-Judges :, 1 Timothy 2:2, 1 Peter 2:13-Esther :

to be ready: Titus 3:8, Titus 3:14, Titus 2:14, 1 Corinthians 15:58, Galatians 6:9, Galatians 6:10, Ephesians 2:10, Philippians 1:11, Colossians 1:10, 1 Timothy 5:10, 2 Timothy 2:21, Hebrews 13:21

Reciprocal: Exodus 22:28 - nor curse Deuteronomy 17:11 - According to Joshua 1:16 - General 1 Samuel 10:25 - General 1 Chronicles 28:21 - also the princes Job 29:8 - young men Matthew 26:10 - a good Romans 13:2 - power Romans 13:5 - ye Romans 15:15 - as 2 Corinthians 9:3 - ye may 2 Timothy 3:17 - thoroughly furnished 1 Peter 5:2 - of

Verse 2

speak: Psalms 140:11, Proverbs 6:19, Acts 23:5, 1 Corinthians 6:10, 2 Corinthians 12:20, Ephesians 4:31, 1 Timothy 3:11, James 4:11, 1 Peter 2:1, 1 Peter 3:10, 1 Peter 4:4, 2 Peter 2:10, Jude 1:8, Jude 1:10

no: Proverbs 19:19, Proverbs 25:24, 1 Timothy 3:3, 2 Timothy 2:24, 2 Timothy 2:25

gentle: 2 Samuel 22:36, Isaiah 40:11, Matthew 11:29, 2 Corinthians 10:1, Galatians 5:22, Galatians 6:1, Ephesians 4:2, Philippians 4:5, Colossians 3:12, Colossians 3:13, 1 Thessalonians 2:7, 2 Timothy 2:24, 2 Timothy 2:25, James 1:19, James 1:20, James 3:17, 1 Peter 3:8

all men: 1 Corinthians 9:19, Galatians 6:10, 1 Thessalonians 5:14, 1 Thessalonians 5:15, 1 Peter 2:17

Reciprocal: Exodus 22:28 - nor curse Deuteronomy 23:16 - shall dwell Psalms 15:3 - backbiteth Isaiah 11:4 - for the meek Matthew 5:5 - the meek Matthew 5:22 - Whosoever Matthew 15:19 - out Romans 13:5 - ye 1 Timothy 2:1 - all men James 3:13 - with meekness 1 Peter 2:18 - the good 1 Peter 3:4 - a meek

Verse 3

we: Romans 3:9-Proverbs :, 1 Corinthians 6:9-1 Kings :, Ephesians 2:1-Leviticus :, Colossians 1:21, Colossians 3:7, 1 Peter 4:1-Leviticus :

foolish: Proverbs 1:22, Proverbs 1:23, Proverbs 8:5, Proverbs 9:6

disobedient: Matthew 21:29, Acts 9:1-Joshua :, Acts 26:19, Acts 26:20, Ephesians 2:2, 1 Peter 1:14

deceived: Isaiah 44:20, Obadiah 1:3, Luke 21:8, Galatians 6:3, James 1:26, Revelation 12:9, Revelation 13:14

serving: John 8:34, Romans 6:17, Romans 6:22

living: Romans 1:29-Obadiah :, 2 Corinthians 12:20, 2 Timothy 3:2, 2 Timothy 3:3

hateful: Psalms 36:2, Revelation 18:2

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:5 - every imagination Genesis 13:7 - a strife Genesis 27:41 - then Genesis 30:1 - Rachel envied Genesis 31:1 - Jacob Genesis 37:4 - hated him Genesis 37:11 - envied Genesis 37:20 - and let Genesis 38:9 - lest that Genesis 39:16 - General Exodus 1:9 - the people Leviticus 11:13 - the eagle Leviticus 14:17 - General Numbers 19:19 - shall sprinkle Deuteronomy 7:8 - because Deuteronomy 9:4 - Speak not Deuteronomy 23:16 - shall dwell 2 Samuel 9:3 - the kindness of God 2 Samuel 24:10 - foolishly Job 15:16 - abominable Psalms 14:1 - abominable Psalms 68:13 - ye have Psalms 68:18 - rebellious Psalms 94:8 - fools Psalms 120:6 - soul Proverbs 21:8 - way Ecclesiastes 2:1 - I will Ecclesiastes 7:29 - they Ecclesiastes 9:3 - also Isaiah 11:6 - General Isaiah 45:8 - Drop down Isaiah 64:6 - are all Isaiah 65:25 - wolf Jeremiah 31:3 - with lovingkindness have I drawn Jeremiah 31:19 - Surely after Ezekiel 16:6 - Live Ezekiel 16:63 - when Ezekiel 36:27 - I will Ezekiel 36:32 - for your Ezekiel 37:24 - they shall Hosea 13:9 - but Matthew 7:11 - being Mark 2:17 - I came Mark 4:11 - Unto you Mark 7:21 - out Mark 15:10 - for envy Luke 1:6 - righteous Luke 11:13 - being Luke 15:5 - when Luke 15:15 - to feed John 6:37 - shall John 6:44 - except John 6:65 - that no John 10:16 - them John 13:5 - to wash John 15:19 - because Acts 8:23 - the bond Acts 13:23 - raised Romans 1:14 - to the unwise Romans 1:30 - haters Romans 3:10 - none Romans 3:11 - none that understandeth Romans 4:5 - ungodly Romans 5:6 - For Romans 5:20 - But Romans 6:12 - in the lusts Romans 7:5 - in the flesh Romans 7:18 - that in me Romans 9:16 - General Romans 9:23 - he had afore Romans 10:19 - foolish Romans 11:30 - as ye 1 Corinthians 3:3 - and walk 1 Corinthians 3:18 - deceive 1 Corinthians 4:7 - who 1 Corinthians 6:11 - such 1 Corinthians 12:2 - that 1 Corinthians 13:4 - envieth 2 Corinthians 5:14 - then Galatians 2:15 - sinners Galatians 5:19 - Adultery Ephesians 2:3 - we Ephesians 2:9 - General Ephesians 4:22 - deceitful Ephesians 4:31 - with Ephesians 5:8 - ye were Colossians 1:13 - and 1 Timothy 1:9 - disobedient 2 Timothy 3:6 - divers Hebrews 4:11 - unbelief James 1:17 - good James 1:22 - deceiving James 3:14 - if James 4:1 - come they James 4:5 - The spirit 1 Peter 2:1 - malice 1 Peter 2:7 - which be 1 Peter 2:15 - foolish 1 Peter 4:2 - no 1 Peter 4:3 - to have 1 Peter 4:6 - but 2 Peter 2:19 - they themselves 1 John 2:11 - he that 1 John 2:16 - the lust of the flesh 1 John 4:10 - not 1 John 4:19 - General 1 John 5:19 - and the

Verse 4

the kindness: Titus 2:11, Romans 5:20, Romans 5:21, Ephesians 2:4-2 Samuel :

love: or, pity

God: Titus 1:3, Titus 2:10, 1 Timothy 1:1, 1 Timothy 2:3, 1 Timothy 4:10

appeared: Titus 2:11, 2 Timothy 1:10, Hebrews 9:26

Reciprocal: Numbers 14:19 - according 2 Samuel 9:3 - the kindness of God 2 Samuel 22:3 - my saviour 2 Kings 14:27 - he saved Psalms 24:5 - God Psalms 88:1 - Lord Psalms 106:21 - God Psalms 116:5 - Gracious Psalms 119:146 - and I shall keep Isaiah 33:22 - he will Isaiah 43:3 - the Holy One Isaiah 43:11 - General Isaiah 63:7 - according to his Hosea 1:7 - will save Hosea 14:4 - I will love Zechariah 9:17 - how great is his goodness Matthew 5:16 - that Matthew 7:11 - good Luke 1:47 - God Luke 2:11 - unto Luke 2:14 - good Luke 15:17 - when John 3:5 - born John 3:16 - God John 5:23 - all men Acts 2:17 - I will Acts 2:47 - the Lord Acts 5:31 - a Saviour Acts 15:11 - that Acts 18:27 - believed Acts 20:24 - the gospel Romans 2:4 - riches Romans 8:30 - he called Romans 8:39 - love Romans 12:1 - by the 1 Corinthians 12:13 - by 1 Corinthians 16:12 - our Ephesians 2:7 - in his Philippians 1:6 - begun Philippians 2:13 - to will Colossians 3:12 - beloved 1 Thessalonians 1:4 - your election 2 Thessalonians 1:11 - the good 2 Thessalonians 2:16 - which 2 Timothy 1:9 - hath Titus 2:13 - our Titus 3:5 - according 1 Peter 1:3 - which

Verse 5

by works: Job 9:20, Job 15:14, Job 25:4, Psalms 143:2, Isaiah 57:12, Luke 10:27-Joel :, Romans 3:20, Romans 3:28, Romans 4:5, Romans 9:11, Romans 9:16, Romans 9:30, Romans 11:6, Galatians 2:16, Galatians 3:16-Ecclesiastes :, Ephesians 2:4, Ephesians 2:8, Ephesians 2:9, 2 Timothy 1:9

according: Titus 3:4, Psalms 62:12, Psalms 86:5, Psalms 86:15, Psalms 130:7, Micah 7:18, Luke 1:50, Luke 1:54, Luke 1:72, Luke 1:78, Ephesians 1:6, Ephesians 1:7, Hebrews 4:16, 1 Peter 1:3, 1 Peter 2:10

washing: John 3:3-Deuteronomy :, 1 Corinthians 6:11, Ephesians 5:26, 1 Peter 3:21

renewing: Psalms 51:10, Romans 12:2, Ephesians 4:23, Colossians 3:10, Hebrews 6:6

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:16 - the Lord Exodus 29:4 - wash them Exodus 30:18 - a laver Exodus 30:19 - General Exodus 38:8 - the laver Exodus 40:7 - General Leviticus 11:32 - it must be put into water Numbers 31:23 - ye shall make Deuteronomy 9:5 - Not for 2 Kings 5:13 - Wash 2 Chronicles 4:2 - a molten sea Psalms 26:6 - wash Psalms 73:1 - of a clean heart Psalms 104:30 - sendest Proverbs 21:8 - but Proverbs 30:12 - not Isaiah 32:15 - the spirit Isaiah 43:7 - for I Isaiah 44:3 - pour my Isaiah 52:15 - sprinkle Isaiah 54:10 - that hath Jeremiah 33:6 - and will Ezekiel 36:25 - will I Ezekiel 37:14 - shall put Zechariah 12:10 - I will pour Zechariah 13:1 - a fountain Matthew 3:6 - were Mark 1:8 - he shall John 1:13 - of God John 1:33 - the same John 13:8 - If John 14:26 - Holy Ghost John 19:34 - came Acts 1:5 - John Acts 2:38 - be Acts 2:47 - the Lord Acts 8:36 - See Acts 11:16 - but Acts 22:16 - arise Acts 26:18 - sanctified Romans 3:24 - justified Romans 5:5 - shed 2 Corinthians 3:18 - are 2 Corinthians 4:16 - is Ephesians 2:5 - grace ye Philippians 2:13 - to will Philippians 3:9 - not Colossians 2:12 - baptism 1 Thessalonians 1:4 - your election 1 Thessalonians 1:5 - in the Titus 2:11 - the grace Hebrews 10:22 - our bodies 1 John 5:6 - by water and

Verse 6

he shed: Proverbs 1:23, Isaiah 32:15, Isaiah 44:3, Ezekiel 36:25, Joel 2:28, John 1:16, John 7:37, Acts 2:33, Acts 10:45, Romans 5:5

abundantly: Gr. richly, Ephesians 4:2, Ephesians 3:8

through: Titus 1:4, John 4:10, John 14:16, John 14:17, John 16:7, Romans 8:2

Reciprocal: Exodus 38:8 - the laver Leviticus 8:11 - General Numbers 31:23 - ye shall make 2 Samuel 22:3 - my saviour Isaiah 52:15 - sprinkle Isaiah 53:11 - justify Jeremiah 33:6 - and will Ezekiel 37:14 - shall put Zechariah 12:10 - I will pour Matthew 3:6 - were Mark 1:8 - he shall John 1:33 - the same Acts 8:36 - See Acts 11:16 - but Acts 26:18 - sanctified Ephesians 1:7 - to Colossians 2:12 - baptism Colossians 3:16 - richly 1 Thessalonians 1:5 - in the 1 Timothy 1:1 - God 1 Timothy 6:17 - richly Titus 2:13 - our

Verse 7

being: Titus 2:11, Romans 3:24, Romans 3:28, Romans 4:4, Romans 4:16, Romans 5:1, Romans 5:2, Romans 5:15-Ecclesiastes :, Romans 11:6, 1 Corinthians 6:11, Galatians 2:16

made: Romans 8:17, Romans 8:23, Romans 8:24, Galatians 3:29, Galatians 4:7, Hebrews 6:17, Hebrews 11:7, Hebrews 11:9, James 2:5, 1 Peter 3:7

hope: Titus 1:2, Titus 2:13

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:8 - General Isaiah 53:11 - justify Matthew 5:16 - that Matthew 19:16 - eternal Romans 12:12 - Rejoicing Galatians 6:8 - of the Spirit Ephesians 1:11 - we Ephesians 1:18 - is Ephesians 4:4 - as Colossians 1:23 - the hope Hebrews 1:14 - heirs Hebrews 9:15 - eternal 1 John 2:25 - General 1 John 3:3 - every

Verse 8

a faithful: Titus 1:9, 1 Timothy 1:15

that thou: Proverbs 21:28, Acts 12:15, 2 Corinthians 4:13

which: Psalms 78:22, John 5:24, John 12:44, Romans 4:5, 1 Peter 1:21, 1 John 5:10-1 Chronicles :

be: Titus 3:1, Titus 3:14, Titus 2:14

good: Job 22:2, Job 35:7, Job 35:8, Psalms 16:2, Psalms 16:3, 2 Corinthians 9:12-Ezra :, Philemon 1:11

Reciprocal: Numbers 7:5 - Take it Deuteronomy 6:17 - General Psalms 37:27 - do good Matthew 5:16 - that Matthew 5:19 - do Matthew 20:4 - Go Matthew 26:10 - a good Mark 14:6 - a good Acts 9:36 - full 1 Corinthians 7:34 - careth 1 Corinthians 14:6 - what shall I 2 Corinthians 7:11 - carefulness 2 Corinthians 9:8 - may Galatians 6:10 - do good Ephesians 2:10 - good 1 Timothy 2:8 - I will 1 Timothy 2:10 - with 1 Timothy 3:1 - is a 1 Timothy 4:8 - godliness 1 Timothy 4:11 - General 1 Timothy 5:10 - good 1 Timothy 6:2 - These 1 Timothy 6:3 - to wholesome 1 Timothy 6:18 - rich 2 Timothy 2:11 - faithful 2 Timothy 2:21 - prepared Hebrews 10:24 - love James 2:14 - though 1 Peter 1:15 - so Revelation 19:9 - These

Verse 9

avoid: Titus 1:14, 1 Timothy 1:3-Judges :, 1 Timothy 4:7, 2 Timothy 2:23

unprofitable: Job 15:3, 1 Corinthians 8:1, 1 Corinthians 13:2, 2 Timothy 2:14

Reciprocal: Mark 7:7 - in vain Acts 18:15 - a question Romans 2:8 - contentious 1 Corinthians 3:12 - wood 1 Timothy 1:4 - endless 1 Timothy 1:6 - turned 1 Timothy 6:4 - words 1 Timothy 6:20 - avoiding 2 Timothy 2:16 - shun

Verse 10

heretic: 1 Corinthians 11:19, Galatians 5:20, 2 Peter 2:1

after: Matthew 18:15-Esther :, 2 Corinthians 13:2

reject: Romans 16:17, 1 Corinthians 5:4-1 Chronicles :, Galatians 5:12, 2 Thessalonians 3:6, 2 Thessalonians 3:14, 2 Timothy 3:5, 2 John 1:10

Reciprocal: Leviticus 14:40 - take away Numbers 5:3 - without Acts 24:14 - heresy Galatians 1:8 - though 2 Thessalonians 3:15 - admonish Titus 1:11 - mouths

Verse 11

is subverted: Titus 1:11, Acts 15:24, 1 Timothy 1:19, 1 Timothy 1:20, 2 Timothy 2:14, Hebrews 10:26

being: Matthew 25:26-Hosea :, Luke 7:30, Luke 19:22, John 3:18, Acts 13:46, Romans 3:19

Reciprocal: Matthew 22:12 - And he was 1 John 3:20 - if

Verse 12

Tychicus: Acts 20:4, 2 Timothy 4:12

be: 2 Timothy 4:9, 2 Timothy 4:21

for: 1 Corinthians 16:6, 1 Corinthians 16:8, 1 Corinthians 16:9

Reciprocal: Acts 17:15 - receiving 2 Corinthians 2:1 - I determined Ephesians 6:21 - Tychicus Colossians 4:7 - Tychicus

Verse 13

the lawyer: Matthew 22:35, Luke 7:30, Luke 10:25, Luke 11:45, Luke 11:52, Luke 14:3

Apollos: Acts 18:24

on: Acts 21:5, Acts 28:10, Romans 15:24, 1 Corinthians 16:11, 3 John 1:6-Ruth :

Reciprocal: Acts 15:3 - brought

Verse 14

learn: Titus 3:8

maintain good works: or, profess honest trades, Acts 18:3, Acts 20:35,*Gr: Ephesians 4:28, 1 Thessalonians 2:9, 2 Thessalonians 3:8

that: Isaiah 61:3, Matthew 7:19, Matthew 21:19, Luke 13:6-1 Samuel :, John 15:8, John 15:16, Romans 15:28, Philippians 1:11, Philippians 4:17, Colossians 1:10, Hebrews 6:6-2 Kings :, 2 Peter 1:8

Reciprocal: Psalms 37:27 - do good Matthew 5:16 - that Matthew 25:30 - cast Matthew 26:10 - a good Mark 14:6 - a good 2 Corinthians 9:8 - may Ephesians 2:10 - good Philippians 4:8 - honest 1 Thessalonians 4:11 - to work 1 Timothy 5:10 - good 2 Timothy 2:21 - prepared Titus 3:1 - to be ready Philemon 1:6 - the communication 1 Peter 1:15 - so

Verse 15

with me: Romans 16:21-Jeremiah :

Greet: Romans 16:1-Proverbs :

love: Galatians 5:6, Ephesians 6:23, 1 Timothy 1:5, Philemon 1:5, 2 John 1:1, 2 John 1:2, 3 John 1:1

Grace: 1 Corinthians 16:23, Ephesians 6:24, 2 Timothy 4:22, Hebrews 13:25

Reciprocal: Acts 15:40 - being 1 Timothy 6:21 - Grace

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Titus 3". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/titus-3.html.