Titus 2:8

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.
New King James Version

sound speech that cannot be condemned, that one who is an opponent may be ashamed, having nothing evil to say of you.
New American Standard Bible

sound in speech which is beyond reproach, in order that the opponent may be put to shame, having nothing bad to say about us.
New International Version

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.
The Amplified Bible

And let your instruction be sound and fit and wise and wholesome, vigorous and irrefutable and above censure, so that the opponent may be put to shame, finding nothing discrediting or evil to say about us.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

sound speech which cannot be censured, in order that the one who is an opponent may be ashamed, not having one evil thing to be saying concerning us.
Phillips’ Modern English

Your speech should be unaffected and above criticism, so that your opponent may feel ashamed at finding nothing with which to discredit us.
Williams’ Language of the People

let your message be wholesome and unobjectionable, so that our opponents may be put to shame at having nothing evil to say about us.
 
Tit. 2:7 π Tit. 2:9
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