Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown
In—with respect to all things.
thyself a pattern—though but a young man thyself. All teaching is useless unless the teacher's example confirm his word.
in doctrine—in thy ministerial teaching (showing) uncorruptness, that is, untainted purity of motive on thy part (compare II Corinthians 11:3), so as to be "a pattern" to all. As "gravity," etc., refers to Titus himself, so "uncorruptness"; though, doubtless, uncorruptness of the doctrine will be sure to follow as a consequence of the Christian minister being of simple, uncorrupt integrity himself.
gravity—dignified seriousness in setting forth the truth.
sincerity—omitted in the oldest manuscripts.
Other Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown entries containing Titus 2:7:
1 Timothy 2:2
1 Timothy 4:12
1 Timothy 5:10
2 Timothy 4:5
1 Peter 5:3
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