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The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Chapter Overview
 
1For what end Titus was left in Crete.
6How they that are to be chosen ministers ought to be qualified.
11The mouths of evil teachers to be stopped;
12and what manner of men they be.
 
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Chapter 1

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


a servant
1 Chronicles 6:49; Romans 1:1; Philippians 1:1
faith
John 10:26,27; Acts 13:48; Ephesians 2:8; 2 Thessalonians 2:13,14; 1 Timothy 1:5
the acknowledging
Colossians 2:2; 2 Timothy 2:23,25; 1 John 2:23
after
2:11,12; 1 Timothy 1:4; 3:16; 6:3; 2 Peter 1:3; 3:11

Verse 2
In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;
In
or, For. hope.
2:7,13; 3:7; John 5:39; 6:68; Romans 2:7; 5:2,4; Colossians 1:27; 1 Thessalonians 5:8; 2 Timothy 1:1; 2 Timothy 2:10; 1 Peter 1:3,4; 1 John 2:25; 3:2,3; Jude 1:21
eternal
Matthew 25:46; Mark 10:17,30; John 3:15,16; 6:54; 10:28; 17:2; Romans 5:21; 6:23; 1 Timothy 6:12,19; 1 John 5:11-13,20
God
Numbers 23:19; 1 Samuel 15:29; 1 Thessalonians 2:15; 2 Timothy 2:15; Hebrews 6:17,18
promised
2 Timothy 1:1,9; Revelation 17:8
before
Proverbs 8:23-31; Matthew 25:34; John 17:24; Acts 15:18; Romans 16:25; 1 Peter 1:20-23; Revelation 13:8

Verse 3
But hath in due times manifested his word through preaching, which is committed unto me according to the commandment of God our Saviour;
in
Daniel 8:23; 9:24-27; 10:1; 11:27; Habakkuk 2:3; Acts 17:26; Romans 5:6; Galatians 4:4; Ephesians 1:10; 1 Timothy 2:6; 2 Timothy 1:10
manifested
Mark 13:10; 16:15; Acts 10:36; Romans 10:14,15; 15:19; 16:26; Ephesians 2:17; Ephesians 3:5-8; Philippians 1:13; Colossians 1:6,23; 1 Timothy 2:5; Revelation 14:16
which
1 Corinthians 9:17; 1 Thessalonians 2:4; 1 Timothy 1:11; 2:7; 2 Timothy 1:11
God
2:10,13; 3:4-6; Isaiah 12:2; 45:15,21; 1 Timothy 1:1; 2:3; 4:10

Verse 4
To Titus, mine own son after the common faith: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ our Saviour.
Titus
2 Corinthians 2:13; 7:6,13,14; 8:6,16,23; 12:18; Galatians 2:3
mine
1 Timothy 1:1,2; 2 Timothy 1:2
the common
Romans 1:12; 2 Corinthians 4:13; 2 Peter 1:1; Jude 1:3
Grace
Romans 1:7; Ephesians 1:2; Colossians 1:2; 1 Timothy 1:2; 2 Timothy 1:2
our
3; Luke 2:11; John 4:42; 2 Peter 1:11; 2:20; 3:2,18; 1 John 5:14

Verse 5
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:
I left
1 Timothy 1:3
Crete
Acts 2:11; 27:7,12,21
set
1 Chronicles 6:32; Ecclesiastes 12:9; Isaiah 44:7; 1 Corinthians 11:34; 14:40; Colossians 2:5
wanting, or, left undone
and.
Acts 14:23; 2 Timothy 2:2

Verse 6
If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly.
any
1 Timothy 3:2-7
the husband
Leviticus 21:7,14; Ezekiel 44:22; Malachi 2:15; Luke 1:5; 1 Timothy 3:12
having
Genesis 18:19; 1 Samuel 2:11,22,29,30; 3:12,13; 1 Timothy 3:4,5
not
Proverbs 28:7
or
10; 1 Thessalonians 5:14

Verse 7
For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre;
a bishop
5; Philippians 1:1; 1 Timothy 3:1,2-13
as
Matthew 24:45; Luke 12:42; 1 Corinthians 4:1,2; 1 Peter 4:10
not selfwilled
Genesis 49:6; 2 Peter 2:10
not soon
Proverbs 14:17; 15:18; 16:32; Ecclesiastes 7:9; James 1:19,20
not given to wine
2:3; Leviticus 10:9; Proverbs 31:4,5; Isaiah 28:7; 56:12; Ezekiel 44:21; Ephesians 5:18; 1 Timothy 3:3
no
2 Timothy 2:24,25; *Gr:
not given to filthy
Isaiah 56:10,11; 1 Timothy 3:3,8; 1 Peter 5:2

Verse 8
But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate;
a lover of hospitality
1 Timothy 3:2
a lover of good
1 Samuel 18:1; 1 Kings 5:1,7; Psalms 16:3; Amos 5:15; 1 John 3:14; 5:1
men
or, things. sober.
2:7; 2 Corinthians 6:4-8; 1 Thessalonians 2:10; 1 Timothy 4:12; 6:11; 2 Timothy 2:22

Verse 9
Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.
Holding
Job 2:3; 27:6; Proverbs 23:23; 1 Thessalonians 5:21; 2 Thessalonians 2:15; 2 Timothy 1:13; Jude 1:3; Revelation 2:25; 3:3,11
fast
1 Timothy 1:15; 4:9; 6:3; 2 Timothy 2:2
as he hath been taught
or, in teaching. sound.
2:1,7,8; 1 Timothy 1:10; 6:3; 2 Timothy 4:3
to convince
11; Acts 18:28; 1 Corinthians 14:24; 2 Timothy 2:25

Verse 10
For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision:
there
Acts 20:29; Romans 16:17-18; 2 Corinthians 11:12-15; Ephesians 4:14; 2 Thessalonians 2:10-12; 1 Timothy 1:4,6; 6:3-5; 2 Timothy 3:13; 4:4; James 1:26; 2 Peter 2:1,2; 1 John 2:18; 4:1; Revelation 2:6,14
specially
Acts 15:1,24; Galatians 1:6-8; 2:4; 3:1; 4:17-21; 5:1-4; Philippians 3:2,3

Verse 11
Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.
mouths
9; 3:10; Psalms 63:11; 107:42; Ezekiel 16:63; Luke 20:40; Romans 3:19; 2 Corinthians 11:10
subvert
Matthew 23:14; 2 Timothy 3:6
filthy
7; Isaiah 56:10,11; Jeremiah 8:10; Ezekiel 13:19; Micah 3:5,11; John 10:12; 1 Timothy 6:5; 2 Peter 2:1-3

Verse 12
One of themselves, even a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians are alway liars, evil beasts, slow bellies.
of
Acts 17:28
liars
Romans 16:18; 1 Timothy 4:2; 2 Peter 2:12,15; Jude 1:8-13

Verse 13
This witness is true. Wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith;
rebuke
2:15; Proverbs 27:5; 2 Corinthians 13:10; 1 Timothy 5:20; 2 Timothy 4:2
that
2:2; Leviticus 19:17; Psalms 119:80; 141:5; 2 Corinthians 7:8-12; 1 Timothy 4:6

Verse 14
Not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the truth.
Jewish
1 Timothy 1:4-7; 2 Timothy 4:4
commandments
Isaiah 29:13; Matthew 15:9; Mark 7:7; Colossians 2:22
turn
Galatians 4:9; 2 Timothy 4:4; Hebrews 12:25; 2 Peter 2:22

Verse 15
Unto the pure all things are pure: but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience is defiled.
the pure
Luke 11:39-41; Acts 10:15; Romans 14:14,20; 1 Corinthians 6:12,13; 10:23,25,31; 1 Timothy 4:3,4
but
Proverbs 21:4; Haggai 2:13; Zechariah 7:5,6; Matthew 15:18; Romans 14:20,23; 1 Corinthians 11:27-29
their
1 Corinthians 8:7; Hebrews 9:14; 10:22

Verse 16
They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.
profess
Numbers 24:16; Isaiah 29:13; 48:1; 58:2; Ezekiel 33:31; Hosea 8:2,3; Romans 2:18-24; 2 Timothy 3:5-8; Jude 1:4
being
Job 15:16; Revelation 21:8,27
and disobedient
1 Samuel 15:22,24; Ephesians 5:6; 1 Timothy 1:9
unto
Jeremiah 6:30; Romans 1:28; 2 Timothy 3:8
reprobate
or, void of judgment.


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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Titus 1". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/tsk/view.cgi?book=tit&chapter=001>.  

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