Insomuch that we exhorted Titus (ei to parakalesai hma Titon). Use of ei to and the infinitive for result with accusative of general reference (hma). See Robertson, Grammar, p. 1003. He had made a beginning before (proenhrxato). First aorist active indicative of the double compound verb pro-en-arcomai, still found only here and verse Acts 10 , to make a start before others. Complete (epitelesei) First aorist (effective) active subjunctive of epitelew, to finish, with perfective use of epi in composition.