But ye shall receive power

ACTS 1:8

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But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

— Acts 1:8

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But ἀλλὰ Properly, other things, i.e., (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations) G235
ye shall receive λήψεσθε To take. While G0138 is more violent, to seize or remove. G2983
power, δύναμιν Force (literally or figuratively); specially, miraculous power (usually by implication, a miracle itself) G1411

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