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Titus 3:14 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And let our [people] also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they be not unfruitful.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And let ours also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they be not unfruitful.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Our people must also learn to engage in good deeds to meet pressing needs, so that they will not be unfruitful.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And let ours also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they may not be unfruitful.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and let ours also learn to apply themselves to good works for necessary wants, that they may not be unfruitful.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Moreover, let our own learn to be forward, in honourable works, for the necessary uses, that they may not be unfruitful.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and let them learn—ours also—to be leading in good works to the necessary uses, that they may not be unfruitful.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And let our men also learn to excel in good works for necessary uses: that they be not unfruitful.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And let ours also learne to maintaine good workes for necessarie vses, that they be not vnfruitfull.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And let those also who are of us, learn to perform good works in things which are necessary, that they may not be without fruits.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And let our people learn also to perform good works, on occasions of emergency, that they may not be unfruitful.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
let y3129
[3129] Standard
μανθάνω
manthano
{man-than'-o}
Prolonged from a primary verb, another form of which, μαθέω [[matheo]], is used as an alternate in certain tenses; to learn (in any way).
z0
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
ours 2251
{2251} Prime
ἡμέτερος
hemeteros
{hay-met'-er-os}
From G2349; our. (Or your by a different reading.).
also 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
learn 3129
{3129} Prime
μανθάνω
manthano
{man-than'-o}
Prolonged from a primary verb, another form of which, μαθέω [[matheo]], is used as an alternate in certain tenses; to learn (in any way).
z5720
<5720> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 592
to maintain 4291
{4291} Prime
προΐστημι
proistemi
{pro-is'-tay-mee}
From G4253 and G2476; to stand before, that is, (in rank) to preside, or (by implication) to practise.
z5733
<5733> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle (See G5785)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 30
good 2570
{2570} Prime
καλός
kalos
{kal-os'}
Of uncertain affinity; properly beautiful, but chiefly (figuratively) good (literally or morally), that is, valuable or virtuous (for appearance or use, and thus distinguished from G0018, which is properly intrinsic).
works 2041
{2041} Prime
ἔργον
ergon
{er'-gon}
From ἔργω [[ergo]] (a primary but obsolete word; to work); toil (as an effort or occupation); by implication an act.
for 1519
{1519} Prime
εἰς
eis
{ice}
A primary preposition; to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases.
necessary 316
{0316} Prime
ἀναγκαῖος
anagkaios
{an-ang-kah'-yos}
From G0318; necessary; by implication close (of kin).
uses, 5532
{5532} Prime
χρεία
chreia
{khri'-ah}
From the base of G5530 or G5534; employment, that is, an affair; also (by implication) occasion, demand, requirement or destitution.
that y3363
[3363] Standard
ἵνα με
hina me
{hin'-ah may}
That is, G2443 and G3361; in order (or so) that not.
z0
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
x2443
(2443) Complement
ἵνα
hina
{hin'-ah}
Probably from the same as the former part of G1438 (through the demonstrative idea; compare G3588); in order that (denoting the purpose or the result).
they be 5600
{5600} Prime

o
{o}
Including the oblique forms, as well as ἦς [[es]], {ace}; [[e]], {ay}, etc.; the subjunctive of G1510; (may, might, can, could, would, must, etc.; also with G1487 and its compounds, as well as with other particles) be.
z5753
<5753> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Subjunctive (See G5792)
Count - 68
not y3363
[3363] Standard
ἵνα με
hina me
{hin'-ah may}
That is, G2443 and G3361; in order (or so) that not.
x3361
(3361) Complement
μή
me
{may}
A primary particle of qualified negation (whereas G3756 expresses an absolute denial); (adverbially) not, (conjugationally) lest; also (as interrogitive implying a negative answer [whereas G3756 expects an affirmative one]); whether.
unfruitful. 175
{0175} Prime
ἄκαρπος
akarpos
{ak'-ar-pos}
From G0001 (as a negative particle) and G2590; barren (literally or figuratively).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Titus 3:14

_ _ And ... alsoGreek, “But ... also.” Not only thou, but let others also of “our” fellow believers (or “whom we have gained over at Crete”) with thee.

_ _ for necessary usesto supply the necessary wants of Christian missionaries and brethren, according as they stand in need in their journeys for the Lord’s cause. Compare Titus 1:8, “a lover of hospitality.”

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Titus 3:9-15.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Titus 3:14

And let ours — All our brethren at Crete. Learn — Both by thy admonition and example. Perhaps they had not before assisted Zenas and Apollos as they ought to have done.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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learn:

Titus 3:8 [This is] a faithful saying, and these things I will that thou affirm constantly, that they which have believed in God might be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable unto men.

maintain good works:
or, profess honest trades,
Acts 18:3 And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them, and wrought: for by their occupation they were tentmakers.
Acts 20:35 I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.
*Gr:
Ephesians 4:28 Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with [his] hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.
1 Thessalonians 2:9 For ye remember, brethren, our labour and travail: for labouring night and day, because we would not be chargeable unto any of you, we preached unto you the gospel of God.
2 Thessalonians 3:8 Neither did we eat any man's bread for nought; but wrought with labour and travail night and day, that we might not be chargeable to any of you:

that:

Isaiah 61:3 To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified.
Matthew 7:19 Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.
Matthew 21:19 And when he saw a fig tree in the way, he came to it, and found nothing thereon, but leaves only, and said unto it, Let no fruit grow on thee henceforward for ever. And presently the fig tree withered away.
Luke 13:6-9 He spake also this parable; A certain [man] had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came and sought fruit thereon, and found none. ... And if it bear fruit, [well]: and if not, [then] after that thou shalt cut it down.
John 15:8 Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples.
John 15:16 Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and [that] your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.
Romans 15:28 When therefore I have performed this, and have sealed to them this fruit, I will come by you into Spain.
Philippians 1:11 Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.
Philippians 4:17 Not because I desire a gift: but I desire fruit that may abound to your account.
Colossians 1:10 That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;
Hebrews 6:6-12 If they shall fall away, to renew them again unto repentance; seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh, and put [him] to an open shame. ... That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
2 Peter 1:8 For if these things be in you, and abound, they make [you that ye shall] neither [be] barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
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Is 61:3. Mt 7:19; 21:19. Lk 13:6. Jn 15:8, 16. Ac 18:3; 20:35. Ro 15:28. Ep 4:28. Php 1:11; 4:17. Col 1:10. 1Th 2:9. 2Th 3:8. Tit 3:8. He 6:6. 2P 1:8.

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