Titus 2:9
Strong's Lexicon
Slaves
Δούλους (Doulous)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 1401: (a) (as adj.) enslaved, (b) (as noun) a (male) slave. From deo; a slave.

are to submit
ὑποτάσσεσθαι (hypotassesthai)
Verb - Present Infinitive Passive
Strong's Greek 5293: From hupo and tasso; to subordinate; reflexively, to obey.

to their own
ἰδίοις (idiois)
Adjective - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 2398: Pertaining to self, i.e. One's own; by implication, private or separate.

masters
δεσπόταις (despotais)
Noun - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 1203: A lord, master, or prince. Perhaps from deo and posis; an absolute ruler.

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

everything,
πᾶσιν (pasin)
Adjective - Dative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

to be
εἶναι (einai)
Verb - Present Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

well-pleasing,
εὐαρέστους (euarestous)
Adjective - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 2101: Acceptable, well-pleasing (especially to God), grateful. From eu and arestos; fully agreeable.

not
μὴ ()
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3361: Not, lest. A primary particle of qualified negation; not, lest; also (whereas ou expects an affirmative one) whether.

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

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Slaves are to be submissive to their masters in everything, and to be well-pleasing, not talking back

New American Standard Bible
[Urge] bondslaves to be subject to their own masters in everything, to be well-pleasing, not argumentative,

King James Bible
[Exhort] servants to be obedient unto their own masters, [and] to please [them] well in all [things]; not answering again;
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Teach slaves to be subject to their masters in everything, to try to please them, not to talk back to them,

New Living Translation
Slaves must always obey their masters and do their best to please them. They must not talk back

English Standard Version
Bondservants are to be submissive to their own masters in everything; they are to be well-pleasing, not argumentative,

New American Standard Bible
Urge bondslaves to be subject to their own masters in everything, to be well-pleasing, not argumentative,

King James Bible
Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well in all things; not answering again;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Slaves are to be submissive to their masters in everything, and to be well-pleasing, not talking back

International Standard Version
Slaves are to submit to their masters in everything, aiming to please them and not argue with them

NET Bible
Slaves are to be subject to their own masters in everything, to do what is wanted and not talk back,

American Standard Version
Exhort'servants to be in subjection to their own masters, and to be well-pleasing to them in all things; not gainsaying;

English Revised Version
Exhort servants to be in subjection to their own masters, and to be well-pleasing to them in all things; not gainsaying;

Young's Literal Translation
Servants -- to their own masters are to be subject, in all things to be well-pleasing, not gainsaying,






Cross References
Ephesians 6:5
Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ;

1 Timothy 6:1
Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and his doctrine be not blasphemed.

Titus 1:1
Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God's elect, and the acknowledging of the truth which is after godliness;

Titus 2:8
Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.

Titus 2:7
In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity,

Titus 2:6
Young men likewise exhort to be sober minded.

Titus 2:10
Not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.

Titus 2:11
For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men,

Titus 2:12
Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;
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