2 TIMOTHY 4:17

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the preaching might be fully known, and that all the Gentiles might hear: and I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion.”

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2 Timothy 4:17 Translation & Meaning

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Notwithstanding δὲ But, and, etc Notwithstanding
the The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
Lord κύριός Supreme in authority, i.e., (as noun) controller; by implication, Master (as a respectful title) Lord
stood παρέστη To stand beside, i.e., (transitively) to exhibit, proffer, (specially), recommend, (figuratively) substantiate; or (intransitively) to be at hand (or ready), aid stood
with μοι To me with
me, μοι To me me
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
strengthened ἐνεδυνάμωσέν To empower strengthened
me; με Me me
that ἵνα In order that (denoting the purpose or the result) that
by δι' Through (in very wide applications, local, causal, or occasional) by
me ἐμοῦ Of me me
the τὸ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
preaching κήρυγμα A proclamation (especially of the gospel; by implication, the gospel itself) preaching
might be fully known, πληροφορηθῇ To carry out fully (in evidence), i.e., completely assure (or convince), entirely accomplish might fully known
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
that (No Greek definition. English implied.)
all πάντα All, any, every, the whole all
the τὰ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
Gentiles ἔθνη A race (as of the same habit), i.e., a tribe; specially, a foreign (non-Jewish) one (usually, by implication, pagan) Gentiles
might hear: ἀκούσῃ To hear (in various senses) might hear
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
I was delivered ἐῤῥύσθην To rush or draw (for oneself), i.e., rescue delivered
out of ἐκ A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote) out
the mouth στόματος The mouth (as if a gash in the face); by implication, language (and its relations); figuratively, an opening (in the earth); specially, the front or edge (of a weapon) mouth
of the lion. λέοντος A "lion" lion

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  • 15  Of whom be thou ware also; for he hath greatly withstood our words.

  • 16  At my first answer no man stood with me, but all men forsook me: I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge.

  • 17  Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the preaching might be fully known, and that all the Gentiles might hear: and I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion.

  • 18  And the Lord shall deliver me from every evil work, and will preserve me unto his heavenly kingdom: to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

  • 19  Salute Prisca and Aquila, and the household of Onesiphorus.




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