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Bible Commentaries

Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Titus 2

Verse 1

speak . App-121 .

become . Greek. prepei. Occurs seven times. First occurance: Matthew 3:15 .

sound doctrine . See Titus 1:9 .

Verse 2

That = ( Erhort ) that. Figure of speech Ellipsis (of Repetition). App-6 .

aged men . Greek. presbutes . Elsewhere, Luke 1:18 , Phm. Titus 1:9 .

sober . Greek. nephalios . Elsewhere, 1 Timothy 3:2 , 1 Timothy 3:11 .

grave , Greek. semnos . Occurs: Philippians 1:4 , Php 1:8 . 1 Timothy 3:8 , 1 Timothy 3:11 . The noun in Titus 2:7 , 1 Timothy 2:2 ; 1 Timothy 3:4 ,

temperate . Greek. sophron . See Titus 1:8 .

faith = the faith. See App-150 .

charity = the love, App-135 .

patience = the patience. Greek. hupomone . Occurs about thirty times, first in Luke 8:15 .

Verse 3

aged women. Greek. presbutis . Only here.

in . App-104 .

behaviour . Greek. katastema . Only here.

as . . . holiness . Greek. hieroprepes . Only here.

not. App-105 .

false accusers . Figure of speech Idioma . App-8 . Greek. diabolos . Occurs thirty-eight times, always "devil", except here, 1 Timothy 3:11 . 2 Timothy 3:3 .

not . The texts read "nor", Gr, mede .

given . Greek. douloo . App-190 .

teachers, &c. Greek. kalodidaskalos . Only here.

Verse 4

That = In order that. Greek. hina .

teach. . . to be sober. Greek. sophroniao . Only here. Op. Titus 2:6 , Titus 2:12 ; 1 Timothy 2:9 .

young women . Feminine of Greek. neos . See John 21:18 .

love. . . husbands . Greek. philandros . Only here.

love . . . children . Greek. philoteknos . Only here.

Verse 5

discreet . Greek. sophron . Compare verses: Titus 2:1 , Titus 2:4 , Titus 2:1 , B.

chaste . Greek. hagnos . Elsewhere, 2 Corinthians 7:11 ; 2 Corinthians 11:2 .Philippians 1:4 , Php 1:6 . 1 Timothy 5:22 .James 3:17 . 1Pe 5:2 . 1 John 3:3 .

keepers at home. Greek. oikonras . Only here.

obedient . Greek. hupatasso , as in Titus 2:9 ; Titus 3:1 .

husbands . App-123 .

word. App-121 .

God . App-98 .,

not. App-105 .

blasphemed . Greek. blasphemeo. Occurs: Titus 3:2 .

Verse 6

Young men = The younger. Greek. neoteros , as in 1 Timothy 5:0 .

exhort. App-134 .

sober minded . Greek. sophroneo. Compare verses: Titus 2:4 , Titus 2:5 , Titus 2:12 , and see Romans 12:3 .

Verse 7

In. App-104 .

shewing . Greek. parecho . Elsewhere, offer, give, minister, &c.

pattern . Greek. tupos . See John 20:25 .

good works . See Titus 1:16 .

doctrine . See Titus 1:9 .

uncorruptness . Greek. adiaphthoria . The texts read aphthoria . Only here.

gravity . he. semnotes . ' Elsewhere, 1 Timothy 2:2 ; 1 Timothy 3:4 . The adjective in Titus 2:2 .

sincerity . The texts omit.

Verse 8

Sound . Greek. hugies . Occurs fourteen times, always "whole", except here. Compare verses: Titus 2:1 , Titus 2:2 ; Titus 1:9 , Titus 1:13 .

speech . App-121 .

that . . . condemned . Greek. akatagnostos . Only here.

of. App-104 .

contrary part . Greek. enantios . Occurs eight times, first in Matthew 14:24 .

ashamed . Greek. entrepo . See 2 Thessalonians 3:14 .

no . Greek. medeis .

evil. Greek. phaulos . Only here; John 3:20 ; John 5:29 . James 3:16 .

say . Greek. lego . Compare App-121 .

of . App-104 .

Verse 9

servants . App-190 .

unto = to.

masters , App-98 .

please., well , Greek. euarestos . See Romans 12:1 .

answering again. Greek. antilego. Compare Titus 1:9 .

Verse 10

purloining . Greek. nosphizomai . Only here; Acts 5:2 , Acts 5:3 .

shewing . Greek. endeiknumi . Occurs: Titus 3:2 .

fidelity . App-150 .

adorn . Greek. kosmeo . Occurs ten times, first in Matthew 12:44 .

Saviour . See Titus 1:3 ,

Verse 11

grace . Greek. charis , App-184 .

that bringeth salvation. Greek. soterios. Only here.

hath . Omit.

appeared . App-106 .

men. App-123 .

Verse 12

Teaching . Greek. paideuo . Elsewhere, twelve times, genitive "chasten", "chastise".

denying . Greek. arneomai . Occurs thirty-one times, always "deny", save Acts 7:35 , Hebrews 11:24 , See Titus 1:16 .

ungodliness . App-128 .

worldly . Greek. kosrnikos . Only here and Nehemiah 9:1 . Compare App-129 .

lusts . See Ephesians 2:3 , Philippians 1:1 , Philippians 1:23 (desire).

live . Greek. zao . Compare App-170 .

soberly. Greek. sophronos . See verses: Titus 2:2 , Titus 2:5 , Titus 2:2 , Titus 2:6 .

righteously . See App-191 ,

godly . See App-137 .

this present. Literally the now (Greek. nun) .

world. App-129 ., and App-151 .

Verse 13

Looking for . See Luke 19:36 .

that = the.

blessed . See 1 Timothy 1:11 .

hope. appearing . Figure of speech Hendiadys . App-6 .

hope . Compare Titus 1:2 ; Titus 3:7 . "Blessed object

of hope , "Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct). App-6 .

glorious appearing = appearing ( App-106 . ) of the glory (see p. 1511). Figure of speech Aetimereia (of Noun). App-6 . Compare 2 Corinthians 4:4 .

great , &c. = our great Saviour God.

Jesus Christ . App-98 .

Verse 14

for . App-104 .

redeem . Greek. lutroo . Only here; Luk 24:21 . 1 Peter 1:18 .

from . App-104 .

iniquity , App-128 .

peceliar people = a people as an acquisition. Greek. periousios . Only here. Compare 1 Peter 2:9 . Occurs in Septuagint Exodus 19:5 .Deuteronomy 7:6 ; Deuteronomy 14:2 ; Deuteronomy 26:18 ;

and in kindred forms , 1 Chronicles 29:3 .Psalms 135:4 .Ecclesiastes 2:8 , Malachi 3:17 .

zealous . Greek. zelotis . Elsewhere, Acts 21:20 ; Act 22:3 . 1 Corinthians 14:12 .Galatians 1:1 , Galatians 1:14 .

of Genitive of relation; "with respect to". App-17 .

Verse 15

rebuke. See Titus 1:9 , Titus 1:13 .

with. App-104 .

authority. The same Greek. word in Titus 1:3 is translated "commandment".

no mom = no one. Greek. medeis .

despise . Greek. periphroneo . Only here.

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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Titus 2". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/bul/titus-2.html. 1909-1922.