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Titus 2:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— the younger men likewise exhort to be sober-minded:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Young men likewise exhort to be sober minded.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Likewise urge the young men to be sensible;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Young men likewise exhort to be sober-minded.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The younger men in like manner exhort to be discreet:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— The younger men, in the same way, exhort thou to be sober-minded:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— The younger men, in like manner, be exhorting to be sober-minded;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Young men, in like manner, exhort that they be sober.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Yong men likewise exhort, to bee sober minded.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And of those who are young men, likewise, require that they be chaste.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And likewise exhort young men to be sober.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Young men 3501
{3501} Prime
νέος
neos
{neh'-os}
A primary word, including the comparative (second form); 'new', that is, (of persons) youthful, or (of things) fresh; figuratively regenerate.
likewise 5615
{5615} Prime
ὡσαύτως
hosautos
{ho-sow'-toce}
From G5613 and an adverb from G0846; as thus, that is, in the same way.
exhort 3870
{3870} Prime
παρακαλέω
parakaleo
{par-ak-al-eh'-o}
From G3844 and G2564; to call near, that is, invite, invoke (by imploration, hortation or consolation).
z5720
<5720> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 592
to be sober minded. 4993
{4993} Prime
σωφρονέω
sophroneo
{so-fron-eh'-o}
From G4998; to be of sound mind, that is, sane, (figuratively) moderate.
z5721
<5721> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 647
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Titus 2:6

_ _ YoungGreek, “The younger men.”

_ _ sober-minded — self-restrained [Alford]. “Nothing is so hard at this age as to overcome pleasures and follies” [Chrysostom].

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Titus 2:1-10.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Titus 2:6

To be discreet — A virtue rarely found in youth.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Young:

Job 29:8 The young men saw me, and hid themselves: and the aged arose, [and] stood up.
Psalms 148:12 Both young men, and maidens; old men, and children:
Ecclesiastes 11:9 Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these [things] God will bring thee into judgment.
Ecclesiastes 12:1 Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;
Joel 2:28 And it shall come to pass afterward, [that] I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions:
1 Peter 5:5 Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all [of you] be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.
1 John 2:13 I write unto you, fathers, because ye have known him [that is] from the beginning. I write unto you, young men, because ye have overcome the wicked one. I write unto you, little children, because ye have known the Father.

sober minded:
or, discreet,
Titus 2:2 That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience.
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Jb 29:8. Ps 148:12. Ec 11:9; 12:1. Jol 2:28. Tit 2:2. 1P 5:5. 1Jn 2:13.

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