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Titus 2:6-15 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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6 Likewise, urge the younger men to be self-controlled. 6 Similarly, encourage the young men to be self-controlled.
7 Show yourself in all respects a model of good works, and in your teaching show integrity, gravity, 7 In everything set them an example by doing what is good. In your teaching show integrity, seriousness
8 and sound speech that cannot be censured; then any opponent will be put to shame, having nothing evil to say of us. 8 and soundness of speech that cannot be condemned, so that those who oppose you may be ashamed because they have nothing bad to say about us.
9 Tell slaves to be submissive to their masters and to give satisfaction in every respect; they are not to talk back, 9 Teach slaves to be subject to their masters in everything, to try to please them, not to talk back to them,
10 not to pilfer, but to show complete and perfect fidelity, so that in everything they may be an ornament to the doctrine of God our Savior. 10 and not to steal from them, but to show that they can be fully trusted, so that in every way they will make the teaching about God our Savior attractive.
11 For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all, 11 For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men.
12 training us to renounce impiety and worldly passions, and in the present age to live lives that are self-controlled, upright, and godly, 12 It teaches us to say "No" to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age,
13 while we wait for the blessed hope and the manifestation of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ. 13 while we wait for the blessed hope--the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ,
14 He it is who gave himself for us that he might redeem us from all iniquity and purify for himself a people of his own who are zealous for good deeds. 14 who gave himself for us to redeem us from all wickedness and to purify for himself a people that are his very own, eager to do what is good.
15 Declare these things; exhort and reprove with all authority. Let no one look down on you. 15 These, then, are the things you should teach. Encourage and rebuke with all authority. Do not let anyone despise you.