2 Timothy 2:19

Howbeit (mentoi). Strong adversative, "however." Firm (stereo). Old adjective, solid, compact, in N.T. only here, 1 Peter 5:9 ; Hebrews 5:12 Hebrews 5:14 . See sterewma in Colossians 2:5 . For qemelio see 1 Corinthians 3:11 ; Romans 15:20 ; 1 Timothy 6:19 . Cf. edraiwma in 1 Timothy 3:15 . Seal (spragi). See 1 Corinthians 9:2 ; Romans 4:11 . Knoweth (egnw). Timeless aorist active indicative of ginwskw. Quotation from Numbers 16:5 . Let every one depart (aposthtw pa). Paraphrase of Numbers 16:27 ; Isaiah 26:13 ; Isaiah 52:11 ; Jeremiah 20:9 . Second aorist active imperative of apisthmi (intransitive use), "Let every one stand off from." Probably another echo of the rebellion of Korah.