12 teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age, 13 (A)looking for the blessed (B)hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, 14 (C)who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed (D)and purify for Himself (E)His own special people, zealous for good works.

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12 [a]instructing us to deny ungodliness and (A)worldly desires and (B)to live sensibly, righteously, and in a godly manner (C)in the present age, 13 looking for the blessed hope and the (D)appearing of the glory of [b](E)our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus, 14 who (F)gave Himself for us (G)to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to (H)purify for Himself a (I)people for His own possession, (J)eager for good deeds.

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  1. Titus 2:12 Or disciplining
  2. Titus 2:13 Or the great God and our Savior

12 It teaches us to reject ungodliness and worldly (immoral) desires, and to live sensible, upright, and godly lives [lives with a purpose that reflect spiritual maturity] in this present age, 13 awaiting and confidently expecting the [fulfillment of our] blessed hope and the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus, 14 who [willingly] gave Himself [to be crucified] on our behalf to redeem us and purchase our freedom from all wickedness, and to purify for Himself a chosen and very special people to be His own possession, who are enthusiastic for doing what is good.(A)

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12 It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions,(A) and to live self-controlled,(B) upright and godly lives(C) in this present age, 13 while we wait for the blessed hope—the appearing(D) of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ,(E) 14 who gave himself for us(F) to redeem us from all wickedness(G) and to purify(H) for himself a people that are his very own,(I) eager to do what is good.(J)

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12 Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;

13 Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;

14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

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24 For we were saved in this hope, but (A)hope that is seen is not hope; for why does one still hope for what he sees?

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24 For (A)in hope we have been saved, but (B)hope that is seen is not hope; for who hopes for what he already sees?

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24 For in this hope we were saved [by faith]. But hope [the object of] which is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he already sees?

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24 For in this hope we were saved.(A) But hope that is seen is no hope at all.(B) Who hopes for what they already have?

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24 For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for?

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Beloved, (A)now we are children of God; and (B)it has not yet been revealed what we shall be, but we know that when He is revealed, (C)we shall be like Him, for (D)we shall see Him as He is. (E)And everyone who has this hope in Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.

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(A)Beloved, now we are (B)children of God, and (C)it has not appeared as yet what we will be. We know that when He (D)appears, we will be (E)like Him, because we will (F)see Him just as He is. And everyone who has this (G)hope set on Him (H)purifies himself, just as He is pure.

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Beloved, we are [even here and] now children of God, and it is not yet made clear what we will be [after His coming]. We know that when He comes and is revealed, we will [as His children] be like Him, because we will see Him just as He is [in all His glory]. And everyone who has this hope [confidently placed] in Him purifies himself, just as He is pure (holy, undefiled, guiltless).

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Dear friends,(A) now we are children of God,(B) and what we will be has not yet been made known. But we know that when Christ appears,[a](C) we shall be like him,(D) for we shall see him as he is.(E) All who have this hope in him purify themselves,(F) just as he is pure.(G)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 John 3:2 Or when it is made known

Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.

And every man that hath this hope in him purifieth himself, even as he is pure.

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27 (A)To them God willed to make known what are (B)the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles: [a]which is (C)Christ in you, (D)the hope of glory.

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  1. Colossians 1:27 M who

27 to whom (A)God willed to make known what (B)the wealth of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles is, the mystery that is (C)Christ in you, the (D)hope of glory.

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27 God [in His eternal plan] chose to make known to them how great for the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ in and among you, the hope and guarantee of [realizing the] glory.

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27 To them God has chosen to make known(A) among the Gentiles the glorious riches(B) of this mystery, which is Christ in you,(C) the hope of glory.

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27 To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:

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receiving the end of your faith—the salvation of your souls.

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