Titus 2:3 KJV (With Strong’s)

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The aged women
presbutis (Greek #4247)
an old woman
KJV usage: aged woman.
Pronounce: pres-boo'-tis
Origin: feminine of 4246
likewise
hosautos (Greek #5615)
as thus, i.e. in the same way
KJV usage: even so, likewise, after the same (in like) manner.
Pronounce: ho-sow'-toce
Origin: from 5613 and an adverb from 846
, that
me (Greek #3361)
(adverb) not, (conjunction) lest; also (as an interrogative implying a negative answer (whereas 3756 expects an affirmative one)) whether
KJV usage: any but (that), X forbear, + God forbid, + lack, lest, neither, never, no (X wise in), none, nor, (can-)not, nothing, that not, un(-taken), without. Often used in compounds in substantially the same relations. See also 3362, 3363, 3364, 3372, 3373, 3375, 3378.
Pronounce: may
Origin: a primary particle of qualified negation (whereas 3756 expresses an absolute denial)
they be in
en (Greek #1722)
"in," at, (up-)on, by, etc.
KJV usage: about, after, against, + almost, X altogether, among, X as, at, before, between, (here-)by (+ all means), for (... sake of), + give self wholly to, (here-)in(-to, -wardly), X mightily, (because) of, (up-)on, (open-)ly, X outwardly, one, X quickly, X shortly, (speedi-)ly, X that, X there(-in, -on), through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), under, when, where(-with), while, with(-in). Often used in compounds, with substantially the same import; rarely with verbs of motion, and then not to indicate direction, except (elliptically) by a separate (and different) preposition.
Pronounce: en
Origin: a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between 1519 and 1537)
behavior
katastema (Greek #2688)
properly, a position or condition, i.e. (subjectively) demeanor
KJV usage: behaviour.
Pronounce: kat-as'-tay-mah
Origin: from 2525
as becometh ξholiness
hieroprepes (Greek #2412)
reverent
KJV usage: as becometh holiness.
Pronounce: hee-er-op-rep-ace'
Origin: from 2413 and the same as 4241
, not
me (Greek #3361)
(adverb) not, (conjunction) lest; also (as an interrogative implying a negative answer (whereas 3756 expects an affirmative one)) whether
KJV usage: any but (that), X forbear, + God forbid, + lack, lest, neither, never, no (X wise in), none, nor, (can-)not, nothing, that not, un(-taken), without. Often used in compounds in substantially the same relations. See also 3362, 3363, 3364, 3372, 3373, 3375, 3378.
Pronounce: may
Origin: a primary particle of qualified negation (whereas 3756 expresses an absolute denial)
πfalse accusers
diabolos (Greek #1228)
a traducer; specially, Satan (compare 07854)
KJV usage: false accuser, devil, slanderer.
Pronounce: dee-ab'-ol-os
Origin: from 1225
, not
me (Greek #3361)
(adverb) not, (conjunction) lest; also (as an interrogative implying a negative answer (whereas 3756 expects an affirmative one)) whether
KJV usage: any but (that), X forbear, + God forbid, + lack, lest, neither, never, no (X wise in), none, nor, (can-)not, nothing, that not, un(-taken), without. Often used in compounds in substantially the same relations. See also 3362, 3363, 3364, 3372, 3373, 3375, 3378.
Pronounce: may
Origin: a primary particle of qualified negation (whereas 3756 expresses an absolute denial)
given
douloo (Greek #1402)
to enslave (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: bring into (be under) bondage, X given, become (make) servant.
Pronounce: doo-lo'-o
Origin: from 1401
to much
polus (Greek #4183)
(singular) much (in any respect) or (plural) many; neuter (singular) as adverbial, largely; neuter (plural) as adverb or noun often, mostly, largely
KJV usage: abundant, + altogether, common, + far (passed, spent), (+ be of a) great (age, deal, -ly, while), long, many, much, oft(-en (-times)), plenteous, sore, straitly. Compare 4118, 4119.
Pronounce: pol-oos'
Origin: including the forms from the alternate πολλός
wine
oinos (Greek #3631)
"wine" (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: wine.
Pronounce: oy'-nos
Origin: a primary word (or perhaps of Hebrew origin (03196))
, teachers of good things
kalodidaskalos (Greek #2567)
a teacher of the right
KJV usage: teacher of good things.
Pronounce: kal-od-id-as'-kal-os
Origin: from 2570 and 1320
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or, holy women.
π
or, make-bates.

Cross References

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Ministry on This Verse

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Rom. 16:2• 2That ye receive her in the Lord, as becometh saints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever business she hath need of you: for she hath been a succorer of many, and of myself also. (Rom. 16:2)
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Eph. 5:3• 3But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints; (Eph. 5:3)
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1 Tim. 2:9‑10• 9In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array;
10But (which becometh women professing godliness) with good works.
(1 Tim. 2:9‑10)
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1 Tim. 3:11• 11Even so must their wives be grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things. (1 Tim. 3:11)
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1 Tim. 5:5‑10• 5Now she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, trusteth in God, and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day.
6But she that liveth in pleasure is dead while she liveth.
7And these things give in charge, that they may be blameless.
8But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
9Let not a widow be taken into the number under threescore years old, having been the wife of one man,
10Well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints' feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work.
(1 Tim. 5:5‑10)
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1 Peter 3:3‑5• 3Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel;
4But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.
5For after this manner in the old time the holy women also, who trusted in God, adorned themselves, being in subjection unto their own husbands:
(1 Peter 3:3‑5)
holiness.
or holy women.
false accusers.
or, makebates.
not given.
teachers.
 The doctrine however sound would be put to shame by irreverent carriage and demeanor. Where they bore themselves as those who had the fear of God before their eyes, it would commend their profession. (On Titus 2:3-5 by W. Kelly)
 as men are more exposed to the snare of rough or violent actions, so elder women to give vent to their feelings when irritated or in any other way crossed. Idleness too (and often at their time of life there is apt to be a suspension of activity) would give room for injurious gossip. (On Titus 2:3-5 by W. Kelly)
 Aged women are simply cautioned that they be not enslaved to much wine. Such excitement as it can give becomes not those who, having Christ as their life, are exhorted to be filled with the Spirit (Eph. 5). (On Titus 2:3-5 by W. Kelly)
 Let them look to it that they be teachers, with the weight which experience gives, of that which is upright and comely. (On Titus 2:3-5 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

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that the elder women in like manner be in deportment as becoming those who have to say to sacred things, not slanderers, not enslaved to much wine, teachers of what is right;

W. Kelly Translation

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that aged women likewise be in deportment reverent, not slanderers, not enslaved to much wine, teachers of good;