Titus 2

Teach Sound Doctrine

1But as for you, teach what accords with a  sound
Or healthy; also verses 2, 8
doctrine.
2Older men are to be sober-minded, dignified, self-controlled c  sound in faith, in love, and in steadfastness. 3 d  Older women likewise are to be reverent in behavior e  not slanderers f  or slaves to much wine. They are to teach what is good, 4and so train the young women to love their husbands and children, 5to be self-controlled, g  pure, h  working at home, kind, and i  submissive to their own husbands, j  that the word of God may not be reviled. 6Likewise, urge k  the younger men to be self-controlled. 7Show yourself in all respects to be l  a model of good works, and in your teaching m  show integrity n  dignity, 8and o  sound speech that cannot be condemned, p  so that an opponent may be put to shame, having nothing evil to say about us. 9 q  Bondservants
Or Slaves (for the contextual rendering of the Greek word doulos, see Preface)
are to be submissive to their own masters s  in everything; they are to be well-pleasing, not argumentative,
10not pilfering t  but showing all good faith u  so that in everything they may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior.

11For v  the grace of God w  has appeared, bringing salvation x  for all people, 12training us to renounce ungodliness and y  worldly passions, and z  to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in aa  the present age, 13 ab  waiting for our blessed ac  hope, the ad  appearing of the glory of our great ae  God and Savior Jesus Christ, 14 af  who gave himself for us to ag  redeem us from all lawlessness and ah  to purify for himself ai  a people for his own possession who are aj  zealous for good works.

15Declare these things; exhort and ak  rebuke with all authority. al  Let no one disregard you.

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