New American Standard Bible
But when the kindness of God our Savior and His love for mankind appeared,
King James Bible
But after that the kindness and love of God our Saviour toward man appeared,
Darby Bible Translation
But when the kindness and love to man of our Saviour God appeared,
World English Bible
But when the kindness of God our Savior and his love toward mankind appeared,
Young's Literal Translation
and when the kindness and the love to men of God our Saviour did appear
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
But after that - Greek, when - ὅτε hote The meaning is, that "when the love of God was manifested in the plan of salvation, he saved us from this state God appeared" after we had sinned in this way, but that when his mercy was thus displayed we were converted from our sins, and made pure in his sight.
The kindness - χρηστότης chrēstotēs - "the goodness, or the benignity." The word is rendered "goodness" and "good" in Romans 2:4; Romans 3:12; Romans 11:22, thrice; "kindness," 2 Corinthians 6:6; Ephesians 2:7; Colossians 3:12; Titus 3:4; and "gentleness," Galatians 5:22. The act of redeeming us was one of great kindness, or goodness.
And love of God - Margin, "pity." The Greek word is φιλανθρωπία philanthrōpia - "philanthropy - the love of man." The plan of salvation was founded on love to man, and was the highest expression of that love; the notes at John 3:16. The Greek of this verse is, "When the kindness and love of God our Saviour to man was manifested, he saved us" Titus 3:5, to wit, from those sins of which we had before been guilty.
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The Apostle Paul in Titus iii. 5, R. V., writes, "Not by works done in righteousness, which we did ourselves, but according to His mercy He saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Ghost." In these words we are taught that the Holy Spirit renews men, or makes men new, and that through this renewing of the Holy Spirit, we are saved. Jesus taught the same in John iii. 3-5, "Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, …
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And my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior.
Or do you think lightly of the riches of His kindness and tolerance and patience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?
so that in the ages to come He might show the surpassing riches of His grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.
but at the proper time manifested, even His word, in the proclamation with which I was entrusted according to the commandment of God our Savior,
not pilfering, but showing all good faith so that they will adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in every respect.
For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,
1 Peter 2:3
if you have tasted the kindness of the Lord.
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