ACTS 10:13

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“And there came a voice to him, Rise, Peter; kill, and eat.

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Acts 10:13 Translation & Meaning

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And καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words And
there came ἐγένετο To cause to be ("gen"-erate), i.e., (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literal, figurative, intensive, etc.) came
a voice φωνὴ A tone (articulate, bestial or artificial); by implication, an address (for any purpose), saying or language voice
to πρὸς A preposition of direction; forward to, i.e., toward (with the genitive case, the side of, i.e., pertaining to; with the dative case, by the side of, i.e., near to; usually with the accusative case, the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, i.e., whither or for which it is predicated) to
him, αὐτόν The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons him
Rise, Ἀναστάς To stand up (literal or figurative, transitive or intransitive) Rise
Peter; Πέτρε A (piece of) rock (larger than G3037); as a name, Petrus, an apostle Peter
kill, θῦσον Properly, to rush (breathe hard, blow, smoke), i.e., (by implication) to sacrifice (properly, by fire, but genitive case); by extension to immolate (slaughter for any purpose) kill
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
eat. φάγε To eat (literally or figuratively) eat

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  • 11  And saw heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending unto him, as it had been a great sheet knit at the four corners, and let down to the earth:

  • 12  Wherein were all manner of fourfooted beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, and creeping things, and fowls of the air.

  • 13  And there came a voice to him, Rise, Peter; kill, and eat.

  • 14  But Peter said, Not so, Lord; for I have never eaten any thing that is common or unclean.

  • 15  And the voice spake unto him again the second time, What God hath cleansed, that call not thou common.




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