Titus 3:14
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English Standard Version
And let our people learn to devote themselves to good works, so as to help cases of urgent need, and not be unfruitful.

King James Bible
And let ours also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they be not unfruitful.

American Standard Version
And let our people also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they be not unfruitful.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And let our men also learn to excel in good works for necessary uses: that they be not unfruitful.

English Revised Version
And let our people also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they be not unfruitful.

Webster's Bible Translation
And let ours also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they may not be unfruitful.

Weymouth New Testament
And let our people too learn to set a good example in following honest occupations for the supply of their necessities, so that they may not live useless lives.

Titus 3:14 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Ours (ἡμέτεροι)

Our brethren in Crete.

For necessary uses (εἰς τὰς ἀναγκαίας χρείας)

The phrase N.T.o. With reference to whatever occasion may demand them.

Unfruitful (ἄκαρποι)

Only here in Pastorals. In Paul, 1 Corinthians 14:14; Ephesians 5:11. Not only in supplying the needs, but in cultivating Christian graces in themselves by acts of Christian service.

Titus 3:14 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

learn. See on ver.

Titus 3:8 This is a faithful saying, and these things I will that you affirm constantly...

maintain good works. or, profess honest trades.

Acts 18:3 And because he was of the same craft, he stayed with them, and worked: for by their occupation they were tentmakers.

Acts 20:35 I have showed you all things, how that so laboring you ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus...

*Gr:

Ephesians 4:28 Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labor, working with his hands the thing which is good...

1 Thessalonians 2:9 For you remember, brothers, our labor and travail: for laboring night and day, because we would not be chargeable to any of you...

2 Thessalonians 3:8 Neither did we eat any man's bread for nothing; but worked with labor and travail night and day...

that.

Isaiah 61:3 To appoint to them that mourn in Zion, to give to them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning...

Matthew 7:19 Every tree that brings not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

Matthew 21:19 And when he saw a fig tree in the way, he came to it, and found nothing thereon, but leaves only, and said to it...

Luke 13:6-9 He spoke also this parable; A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came and sought fruit thereon, and found none...

John 15:8,16 Herein is my Father glorified, that you bear much fruit; so shall you be my disciples...

Romans 15:28 When therefore I have performed this, and have sealed to them this fruit, I will come by you into Spain.

Philippians 1:11 Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.

Philippians 4:17 Not because I desire a gift: but I desire fruit that may abound to your account.

Colossians 1:10 That you might walk worthy of the Lord to all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;

Hebrews 6:6-12 If they shall fall away, to renew them again to repentance; seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh...

2 Peter 1:8 For if these things be in you, and abound...

Cross References
Matthew 7:19
Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.

Romans 12:13
Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality.

Ephesians 4:28
Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need.

Philippians 1:11
filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.

Philippians 4:16
Even in Thessalonica you sent me help for my needs once and again.

Colossians 1:10
so as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him: bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;

Titus 2:8
and sound speech that cannot be condemned, so that an opponent may be put to shame, having nothing evil to say about us.

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