Gal. 2:3 KJV (With Strong’s)

alla (Greek #235)
properly, other things, i.e. (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations)
KJV usage: and, but (even), howbeit, indeed, nay, nevertheless, no, notwithstanding, save, therefore, yea, yet.
Pronounce: al-lah'
Origin: neuter plural of 243
oude (Greek #3761)
not however, i.e. neither, nor, not even
KJV usage: neither (indeed), never, no (more, nor, not), nor (yet), (also, even, then) not (even, so much as), + nothing, so much as.
Pronounce: oo-deh'
Origin: from 3756 and 1161
Titos (Greek #5103)
Titus, a Christian
KJV usage: Titus.
Pronounce: tee'-tos
Origin: of Latin origin but uncertain significance
, who was
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
sun (Greek #4862)
with or together (but much closer than 3326 or 3844), i.e. by association, companionship, process, resemblance, possession, instrumentality, addition, etc.
KJV usage: beside, with. In composition it has similar applications, including completeness.
Pronounce: soon
Origin: a primary preposition denoting union
emoi (Greek #1698)
to me
KJV usage: I, me, mine, my.
Pronounce: em-oy'
Origin: a prolonged form of 3427
, being
on (Greek #5607)
and the neuter ὄν (on) present participle of 1510; being
KJV usage: be, come, have.
Pronounce: oan
Origin: οὖσα (oo'-sah)
a Greek
Hellen (Greek #1672)
a Hellen (Grecian) or inhabitant of Hellas; by extension a Greek-speaking person, especially a non-Jew
KJV usage: Gentile, Greek.
Pronounce: hel'-lane
Origin: from 1671
, was compelled
anagkazo (Greek #315)
to necessitate
KJV usage: compel, constrain.
Pronounce: an-ang-kad'-zo
Origin: from 318
to be circumcised
peritemno (Greek #4059)
to cut around, i.e. (specially) to circumcise
KJV usage: circumcise.
Pronounce: per-ee-tem'-no
Origin: from 4012 and the base of 5114

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Ministry on This Verse

 Titus, Gentile as he was, had not been circumcised; an evident proof of the liberty in which the Apostle publicly stood. It was a bold step on his part to take Titus with him, and thus decide the question between himself and the Judaizing Christians. (Galatians 1-2 by J.N. Darby)
 the case of Titus is brought forward to show that this legal teaching was not accepted or insisted on at Jerusalem (Galatians 2 by H. Smith)

J. N. Darby Translation

(but neither was Titus, who was with me, being a Greek, compelled to be circumcised;)

W. Kelly Translation

(but neither was Titus, that was with me, being a Greek, compelled to be circumcised1;)

WK Translation Notes

[parentheses]: we have to complain of the same defect [of the RV] in catching and conveying the scope, which we saw so conspicuously in 2 Corinthians 3 and 13, reproduced here also in a punctuation which quite destroys the true, and insinuates a false, connection. It is the more striking because the Company show no disinclination to avail themselves of parenthetical signs for verse 8, to which nobody demurs, though these are less required there than here: they were guided in both by their predecessors, who so marked verse 8 but not verse 3. There is strictly another insertion in verse 6; but there is perhaps less necessity to indicate it, though there be parenthesis within parenthesis. (Bible Treasury 13:377)