1 Timothy 4:12

Despise (kataproneitw). Imperative active third singular of katapronew, old verb, to think down on, to despise ( Romans 2:4 ). Thy youth (sou th neothto). Genitive case of old word (from neo) as in Mark 10:20 . Be thou (ginou). Present middle imperative of ginomai. "Keep on becoming thou." An ensample (tupo). Old word from tuptw, a type. Pauline use of the word ( 1 Thessalonians 1:7 ; 2 Thessalonians 3:9 ; Philippians 3:17 ; Titus 2:7 ). To them that believe (twn pistwn). Objective genitive. In word (en logwi). In conversation as well as in public speech. In manner of life (en anastroph). "In bearing" ( Galatians 1:13 ; Ephesians 4:22 ). In purity (en agneiai). Old word from agneuw (agno). Sinlessness of life. Used of a Nazirite ( Numbers 6:2 Numbers 6:21 ). Only here and 1 Timothy 5:2 in N.T.