Titus 3:4-7 DBY

4 But when the kindness and love to man of our Saviour God appeared,

References for Titus 3:4

    • a 3:4 - Lit. 'philanthropy.'
      5 not on the principle of works which [have been done] in righteousness which *we* had done, but according to his own mercy he saved us through [the] washing of regeneration and renewal of [the] Holy Spirit,

      References for Titus 3:5

        • b 3:5 - 'Washing' is right here. It is a bath, or the water for it. 'Regeneration' is not the same word as 'being born again,' nor is it used so in scripture. The force of the word is a change of position; a new state of things. The word is only used here, and in Matt. 19.28 for the Saviour's coming kingdom.
          6 which he poured out on us richly through Jesus Christ our Saviour;
          7 that, having been justified by *his* grace, we should become heirs according to [the] hope of eternal life.

          References for Titus 3:7

            • c 3:7 - This refers to our Saviour God, ver. 4.