Titus 1:9
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Berean Study Bible
He must hold firmly to the faithful word as it was taught, so that he can encourage others by sound teaching and refute those who contradict it.

Young's Literal Translation
holding—according to the teaching—to the stedfast word, that he may be able also to exhort in the sound teaching, and the gainsayers to convict;

King James Bible
Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.

He must hold firmly
ἀντεχόμενον (antechomenon)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 472: From anti and the middle voice of echo; to hold oneself opposite to, i.e. adhere to; by extension to care for.

to the
τοῦ (tou)
Article - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

πιστοῦ (pistou)
Adjective - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 4103: Trustworthy, faithful, believing. From peitho; objectively, trustworthy; subjectively, trustful.

λόγου (logou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 3056: From lego; something said; by implication, a topic, also reasoning or motive; by extension, a computation; specially, the Divine Expression.

κατὰ (kata)
Strong's 2596: A primary particle; down, in varied relations (genitive, dative or accusative) with which it is joined).

it was taught,
διδαχὴν (didachēn)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 1322: Teaching, doctrine, what is taught. From didasko; instruction.

so that
ἵνα (hina)
Strong's 2443: In order that, so that. Probably from the same as the former part of heautou; in order that.

ἐν (en)
Strong's 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

ὑγιαινούσῃ (hygiainousē)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's 5198: From hugies; to have sound health, i.e. Be well; figuratively, to be uncorrupt.

διδασκαλίᾳ (didaskalia)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's 1319: Instruction, teaching. From didaskalos; instruction.

he will be able
Verb - Present Subjunctive Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

to encourage [others]
παρακαλεῖν (parakalein)
Verb - Present Infinitive Active
Strong's 3870: From para and kaleo; to call near, i.e. Invite, invoke.

καὶ (kai)
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

ἐλέγχειν (elenchein)
Verb - Present Infinitive Active
Strong's 1651: (a) I reprove, rebuke, discipline, (b) I expose, show to be guilty. Of uncertain affinity; to confute, admonish.

those who
τοὺς (tous)
Article - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

contradict [this message].
ἀντιλέγοντας (antilegontas)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 483: To speak or say in opposition, contradict (oppose, resist). From anti and lego; to dispute, refuse.


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