ACTS 19:17

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And this was known to all the Jews and Greeks also dwelling at Ephesus; and fear fell on them all, and the name of the Lord Jesus was magnified.”

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Acts 19:17 Translation & Meaning

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And δὲ But, and, etc And
this τοῦτο That thing this
was ἐγένετο To cause to be ("gen"-erate), i.e., (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literal, figurative, intensive, etc.) was
known γνωστὸν Well-known known
to all πᾶσιν All, any, every, the whole all
the Jews Ἰουδαίοις Judaean, i.e., belonging to Jehudah Jews
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
Greeks Ἕλλησιν A Hellen (Grecian) or inhabitant of Hellas; by extension a Greek-speaking person, especially a non-Jew Greeks
also τε Both or also (properly, as correlation of G2532) also
dwelling κατοικοῦσιν To house permanently, i.e., reside (literally or figuratively) dwelling
at τὴν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) at
Ephesus; Ἔφεσον Ephesus, a city of Asia Minor Ephesus
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
fear φόβος Alarm or fright fear
fell ἐπέπεσεν To embrace (with affection) or seize (with more or less violence; literally or figuratively) fell
on ἐπὶ Properly, meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution (with the genitive case), i.e., over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc on
them αὐτούς 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 them
all, πάντας All, any, every, the whole all
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
the τὸ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
name ὄνομα A "name" (literally or figuratively) (authority, character) name
of κυρίου Supreme in authority, i.e., (as noun) controller; by implication, Master (as a respectful title) of
the τοῦ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
Lord κυρίου Supreme in authority, i.e., (as noun) controller; by implication, Master (as a respectful title) Lord
Jesus Ἰησοῦ Jesus (i.e., Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites Jesus
was magnified. ἐμεγαλύνετο To make (or declare) great, i.e., increase or (figuratively) extol magnified

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  • 15  And the evil spirit answered and said, Jesus I know, and Paul I know; but who are ye?

  • 16  And the man in whom the evil spirit was leaped on them, and overcame them, and prevailed against them, so that they fled out of that house naked and wounded.

  • 17  And this was known to all the Jews and Greeks also dwelling at Ephesus; and fear fell on them all, and the name of the Lord Jesus was magnified.

  • 18  And many that believed came, and confessed, and shewed their deeds.

  • 19  Many of them also which used curious arts brought their books together, and burned them before all men: and they counted the price of them, and found it fifty thousand pieces of silver.




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