If a man purge himself (ean ti ekkaqarh). Paul drops the metaphor of the house and takes up the individual as one of the "vessels." Condition of third class with first aorist active subjunctive of ekkaqairw, old verb, to cleanse out, in LXX, in N.T. only here and 1 Corinthians 5:7 . From these (apo toutwn). From the vessels for dishonour of verse 2 Timothy 2:20 . Sanctified (hgiasmenon). Perfect passive participle of agiazw, for which verb see 1 Corinthians 6:11 . Meet for the master's use (eucrhston twi despotwi). Dative case despoth (for which word see 1 Timothy 6:1 ) with eucrhston, neuter singular like hgiasmenon agreeing with skeuo. Old verbal adjective (eu and craomai, to use well), useful or usable for the master. In N.T. only here and 1 Timothy 4:11 . See acrhston in Philemon 11 . Prepared (htoimasmenon). Perfect passive participle of etoimazw, in a state of readiness, old and common word, elsewhere by Paul only 1 Corinthians 2:9 (LXX).