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Titus 2

 

 


Introduction
1Directions given unto Titus both for his doctrine and life.
10Of the duty of servants, and in general of all Christians.

Verse 1
But speak thou the things which become sound doctrine:
11-14; 1:9; 3:8; 1 Timothy 1:10; 6:3; 2 Timothy 1:13

Verse 2
That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience.
the
Leviticus 19:32; Job 12:12; Psalms 92:14; Proverbs 16:31; Isaiah 65:20
sober
or, vigilant.
1 Corinthians 15:34; 1 Thessalonians 5:6,8; 1 Timothy 3:2,11; 1 Peter 1:13; 4:7; 5:8; *Gr:
grave
7; 1 Timothy 3:4,8,11; Philippians 4:8; *Gr:
temperate
1:8; Acts 24:25; 1 Corinthians 9:25; Galatians 5:23; 2 Peter 1:6; Mark 5:15; Luke 8:35; Romans 12:3; 2 Corinthians 5:13; 1 Peter 4:7; *Gr:
sound
1:13
in patience
1 Timothy 1:5

Verse 3
The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things;
as
Romans 16:2; Ephesians 5:3; 1 Timothy 2:9,10; 3:11; 5:5-10; 1 Peter 3:3-5
holiness
or holy women. false accusers. or, makebates.
1 Timothy 3:8,11
not given
1:7
teachers
4; Hebrews 5:12; Revelation 2:20

Verse 4
That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children,
the
1 Timothy 5:2,11,14
sober
or, wise.
to love their husbands
1 Timothy 5:14

Verse 5
To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.
discreet
keepers
Genesis 16:8,9; 18:9; Proverbs 7:11; 31:10-31; 1 Timothy 5:13
good
Acts 9:36,39; 1 Timothy 5:10
obedient
Genesis 3:16; 1 Corinthians 11:3; 14:34; Ephesians 5:22-24,33; Colossians 3:18; 1 Timothy 2:11,12; 1 Peter 3:1-5
that
2 Samuel 12:14; Psalms 74:10; Romans 2:24; 1 Timothy 5:14; 6:1

Verse 6
Young men likewise exhort to be sober minded.
Young
Job 29:8; Psalms 148:12; Ecclesiastes 11:9; 12:1; Joel 2:28; 1 Peter 5:5; 1 John 2:13
sober-minded
or, discreet.

Verse 7
In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity,
all
Acts 20:33-35; 2 Thessalonians 3:9; 1 Timothy 4:12; 1 Peter 5:3
uncorruptness
2 Corinthians 2:17; 4:2
gravity
sincerity
2 Corinthians 1:12; 8:8; Ephesians 6:24; Philippians 1:10

Verse 8
Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.
Sound
Mark 12:17,28,32,34; 1 Timothy 6:3
that he
Nehemiah 5:9; 1 Timothy 5:14; 1 Peter 2:12,15; 3:16
may
Isaiah 66:5; Luke 13:17; 2 Thessalonians 3:14
having
Philippians 2:14-16

Verse 9
Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well in all things; not answering again;
servants
Ephesians 6:5-8; Colossians 3:22-25; 1 Timothy 6:1,2; 1 Peter 2:18-25
to please
Ephesians 5:24
answering again
or, gainsaying.

Verse 10
Not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.
purloining
2 Kings 5:20-24; Luke 16:6-8; John 12:6; Acts 5:2,3
shewing
Genesis 31:37,38; 39:8,9; 1 Samuel 22:14; 26:23; Psalms 101:6; Matthew 24:45; Luke 16:10; 1 Corinthians 4:2
adorn
Matthew 5:16; Ephesians 4:1; Philippians 1:27; 2:15,16; 4:8; 1 Peter 2:12; 3:16
the doctrine
1 Timothy 5:17; 6:1,3; 2 John 1:9
God
1:3; 1 Timothy 1:1; Isaiah 12:2

Verse 11
For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men,
the grace
3:4,5; Psalms 84:11; Zechariah 4:7; 12:10; John 1:14,16,17; Acts 11:23; 13:43; Acts 20:24; Romans 4:4,5; 5:2,15,20,21; 11:5,6; 2 Corinthians 6:1; Galatians 2:21; Ephesians 1:6,7; 2:5,8; 2 Thessalonians 2:16; 1 Timothy 1:14; Hebrews 2:9; 12:15; 1 Peter 1:10-12; 1 Peter 5:5-12
bringeth, etc
or, bringeth salvation to all men, hath appeared. hath.
Psalms 96:1-3,10; 98:1-3; 117:1,2; Isaiah 2:2,3; 45:22; 49:6; 52:10; 60:1-3; Matthew 28:19; Mark 16:15; Luke 3:6; 24:47; Acts 13:47; John 1:9; Romans 10:18; Romans 15:9-19; Ephesians 3:6-8; Colossians 1:6,23; 1 Timothy 2:4; 2 Timothy 4:17

Verse 12
Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;
Teaching
Matthew 28:20; John 6:25; 1 Thessalonians 4:9; Hebrews 8:11; 1 John 2:27
denying
Isaiah 55:6,7; Ezekiel 18:30,31; 33:14,15; Matthew 3:8-10; 16:24; Luke 1:75; Romans 6:4-6,12,19; 8:13; 13:12,13; 1 Corinthians 6:9-11; 2 Corinthians 7:1; Galatians 5:24; Ephesians 1:4; 4:22-25; Colossians 1:22; 3:5-9; 1 Thessalonians 4:7; James 4:8-10; 1 Peter 2:11,12; 4:2-5; 2 Peter 1:4; 2:20-22; 1 John 2:15-17; Jude 1:18
live
Psalms 105:45; Ezekiel 36:27; Matthew 5:19,20; Luke 1:6,75; 3:9-13; Acts 24:16,25; Romans 6:19; 1 Timothy 4:12; 1 Peter 1:14-18; 2 Peter 1:5-8; 3:11; 1 John 2:6; Revelation 14:12
soberly
godly
Psalms 4:3; 2 Corinthians 1:12; 2 Peter 2:9
this
John 14:30; 17:14,15; Romans 12:2; Galatians 1:4; Ephesians 2:2; 2 Timothy 4:10; 1 John 5:19

Verse 13
Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;
Looking
1 Corinthians 1:7; Philippians 3:20,21; 2 Timothy 4:8; 2 Peter 3:12-14
blessed
1:2; 3:7; Acts 24:15; Romans 5:5; 8:24,25; 15:13; Colossians 1:5,23,27; 2 Thessalonians 2:16; Hebrews 6:18,19; 1 Peter 1:3; 1 John 3:3
the glorious
Job 19:25-27; Isaiah 25:9; Matthew 16:27; 25:31; 26:64; Mark 8:38; 14:62; 1 Timothy 6:13,14; Hebrews 9:28; 2 Corinthians 4:4,6; *Gr:; Colossians 3:4; 2 Timothy 4:1,8; 1 Peter 1:7; 1 John 3:2; Revelation 1:7
our
3:4,6; 2 Peter 3:18; 1 John 4:14

Verse 14
Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.
gave
Matthew 20:28; John 6:51; 10:15; Galatians 1:4; 2:20; 3:13; Ephesians 5:2,23-27; 1 Timothy 1:15; 2:6; Hebrews 9:14; 1 Peter 3:18; Revelation 1:5; 5:9
that
Genesis 48:16; Psalms 130:8; Ezekiel 36:25; Matthew 1:21; Romans 11:26,27
purify
Malachi 3:3; Matthew 3:12; Acts 15:9; Hebrews 9:14; James 4:8; 1 Peter 1:22; 1 John 3:2
unto
Acts 15:14; Romans 14:7,8; 2 Corinthians 5:14,15
peculiar
Exodus 15:16; 19:5,6; Deuteronomy 7:6; 14:2; 26:18; Psalms 135:4; 1 Peter 2:9
zealous
7; 3:8; Numbers 25:13; Acts 9:36; Ephesians 2:10; 1 Timothy 2:10; 6:18; Hebrews 10:24; 1 Peter 2:12

Verse 15
These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no man despise thee.
speak
1:13; 2 Timothy 4:2
with
Matthew 7:29; Mark 1:22,27; Luke 4:36
Let
1 Timothy 4:12

 


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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Titus 2:4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/titus-2.html.

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