ACTS 13:26

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Men and brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you feareth God, to you is the word of this salvation sent.”

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Acts 13:26 Translation & Meaning

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Men Ἄνδρες A man (properly as an individual male) Men
and (No Greek definition. English implied.)
brethren, ἀδελφοί A brother (literally or figuratively) near or remote (much like G0001) brethren
children υἱοὶ A "son" (sometimes of animals), used very widely of immediate, remote or figuratively, kinship children
of the stock γένους "kin" (abstract or concrete, literal or figurative, individual or collective) stock
of Abraham, Ἀβραὰμ Abraham, the Hebrew patriarch Abraham
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
whosoever οἱ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) whosoever
among ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc among
you ὑμῖν To (with or by) you you
feareth φοβούμενοι To frighten, i.e., (passively) to be alarmed; by analogy, to be in awe of, i.e., revere feareth
God, θεόν A deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; exceedingly (by Hebraism) God
to you ὑμῖν To (with or by) you to you
is ἀπεστάλη Set apart, i.e., (by implication) to send out (properly, on a mission) literally or figuratively is
the The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
word λόγος Something said (including the thought); by implication, a topic (subject of discourse), also reasoning (the mental faculty) or motive; by extension, a computation; specially, (with the article in John) the Divine Expression (i.e., Christ) word
of this ταύτης The he (she or it), i.e., this or that (often with article repeated) of this
salvation σωτηρίας Rescue or safety (physically or morally) salvation
sent. ἀπεστάλη Set apart, i.e., (by implication) to send out (properly, on a mission) literally or figuratively sent

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  • 24  When John had first preached before his coming the baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.

  • 25  And as John fulfilled his course, he said, Whom think ye that I am? I am not he. But, behold, there cometh one after me, whose shoes of his feet I am not worthy to loose.

  • 26  Men and brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you feareth God, to you is the word of this salvation sent.

  • 27  For they that dwell at Jerusalem, and their rulers, because they knew him not, nor yet the voices of the prophets which are read every sabbath day, they have fulfilled them in condemning him.

  • 28  And though they found no cause of death in him, yet desired they Pilate that he should be slain.




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