ACTS 10:35

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him.”

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Acts 10:35 Translation & Meaning

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But ἀλλ' Properly, other things, i.e., (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations) But
in ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc in
every παντὶ All, any, every, the whole every
nation ἔθνει A race (as of the same habit), i.e., a tribe; specially, a foreign (non-Jewish) one (usually, by implication, pagan) nation
he The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) he
that feareth φοβούμενος To frighten, i.e., (passively) to be alarmed; by analogy, to be in awe of, i.e., revere feareth
him, αὐτὸν 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
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
worketh ἐργαζόμενος To toil (as a task, occupation, etc.), (by implication) effect, be engaged in or with, etc worketh
righteousness, δικαιοσύνην Equity (of character or act); specially (Christian) justification righteousness
is ἐστιν He (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are is
accepted δεκτὸς Approved; (figuratively) propitious accepted
with him. αὐτῷ 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 with him

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  • 33  Immediately therefore I sent to thee; and thou hast well done that thou art come. Now therefore are we all here present before God, to hear all things that are commanded thee of God.

  • 34  Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:

  • 35  But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him.

  • 36  The word which God sent unto the children of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ: (he is Lord of all:)

  • 37  That word, I say, ye know, which was published throughout all Judaea, and began from Galilee, after the baptism which John preached;




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