Notes on Titus

From the Original 1599 Geneva Bible Notes


Tit 1:1

1:1 Paul, {1} a {a} servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God's {b} elect, {2} and the acknowledging of the truth which is after godliness;

Tit 1:2

1:2 In {c} hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, {d} promised before the {e} world began;

Tit 1:3

1:3 {3} But hath in due times manifested his word through preaching, which is committed unto me according to the commandment of God our {f} Saviour;

Tit 1:4

1:4 {4} To Titus, [mine] own son after the common faith: {5} Grace, mercy, [and] peace, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ our Saviour.

Tit 1:5

1:5 {6} For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee:

Tit 1:6

1:6 If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or {g} unruly.

Tit 1:7

1:7 {7} For a bishop must be blameless, as the {h} steward of God; not {i} selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre;

Tit 1:8

1:8 But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, {k} sober, just, holy, temperate;

Tit 1:9

1:9 {8} Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, {9} that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.

Tit 1:10

1:10 {10} For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the {l} circumcision:

Tit 1:12

1:12 {m} One of themselves, [even] a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians [are] alway liars, evil beasts, slow bellies.

Tit 1:13

1:13 This witness is true. Wherefore rebuke them {n} sharply, that they may be sound in the faith;

Tit 1:15

1:15 {11} Unto the pure all things [are] pure: but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving [is] nothing pure; but even their {o} mind and conscience is defiled.

Tit 2:1

2:1 But {1} speak thou the things which become sound doctrine:

Tit 2:2

2:2 {2} That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience.

Tit 2:5

2:5 [To be] discreet, chaste, {a} keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

Tit 2:7

2:7 {3} In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine [shewing] uncorruptness, {b} gravity, sincerity,

Tit 2:9

2:9 {4} [Exhort] servants to be obedient unto their own masters, [and] to please [them] well in all {c} [things]; not answering again;

Tit 2:11

2:11 {5} For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men,

Tit 2:12

2:12 Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and {d} worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;

Tit 2:13

2:13 {e} Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;

Tit 2:14

2:14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a {f} peculiar people, zealous of good works.

Tit 2:15

2:15 These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all {g} authority. Let no man despise thee.

Tit 3:1

3:1 Put {1} them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,

Tit 3:3

3:3 {2} For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, [and] hating one another.

Tit 3:5

3:5 Not by works of {a} righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the {b} Holy Ghost;

Tit 3:8

3:8 {3} [This is] a faithful saying, and these things I will that thou affirm constantly, that they which have believed in God might be careful to maintain {c} good works. These things are good and profitable unto men.

Tit 3:10

3:10 {4} A man that is an heretick after the first and second admonition reject;

Tit 3:12

3:12 {5} When I shall send Artemas unto thee, or Tychicus, be diligent to come unto me to Nicopolis: for I have determined there to winter.


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