Titus 2:1-10 LEB

Sound Instruction and Consistent Behavior

1 But you, speak [the things] which are fitting for sound instruction.

References for Titus 2:1

      2 Older men are to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, sound in faith, in love, [and] in endurance.
      3 Older women likewise [are to be] reverent in [their] behavior, not slanderous, not enslaved to much wine, teaching what is good,
      4 in order that they may encourage the young women to love their husbands [and to] love their children,
      5 [to be] self-controlled, pure, busy at home, good, being subject to their own husbands, in order that the word of God may not be slandered.
      6 Likewise, exhort the young men to be self-controlled,
      7 concerning everything showing yourself [to be] an example of good deeds, in your teaching [demonstrating] soundness, dignity,
      8 [a] sound message beyond reproach, in order that {an opponent}a may be put to shame, [because he]b has nothing bad to say concerning us.

      References for Titus 2:8

        • e 2:8 - Literally "one from [the] opposed"
        • f 2:8 - *Here "[because]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("has") which is understood as causal
          9 Slaves must be subject to their own masters in everything, to be well-pleasing, not to talk back,
          10 not stealing, but demonstrating all good faith, in order that they may do credit to the teaching of God our Savior in everything.