ACTS 19:22

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“So he sent into Macedonia two of them that ministered unto him, Timotheus and Erastus; but he himself stayed in Asia for a season.”

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Acts 19:22 Translation & Meaning

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So δὲ But, and, etc So
he sent ἀποστείλας Set apart, i.e., (by implication) to send out (properly, on a mission) literally or figuratively sent
into εἰς To or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases into
Macedonia Μακεδονίαν Macedonia, a region of Greece Macedonia
two δύο "two" two
of that διακονούντων To be an attendant, i.e., wait upon (menially or as a host, friend, or (figuratively) teacher); technically, to act as a Christian deacon of that
them τῶν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) them
ministered διακονούντων To be an attendant, i.e., wait upon (menially or as a host, friend, or (figuratively) teacher); technically, to act as a Christian deacon ministered
unto 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 unto him
Timotheus Τιμόθεον Dear to God; Timotheus, a Christian Timotheus
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
Erastus; Ἔραστον Beloved; Erastus, a Christian Erastus
but he ἐπέσχεν To hold upon, i.e., (by implication) to retain; (by extension) to detain; (with implication, of G3563) to pay attention to but he
himself αὐτὸς 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 himself
stayed ἐπέσχεν To hold upon, i.e., (by implication) to retain; (by extension) to detain; (with implication, of G3563) to pay attention to stayed
in εἰς To or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases in
Asia for a Ἀσίαν Asia, i.e., Asia Minor, or (usually) only its western shore Asia
season. χρόνον A space of time (in general, and thus properly distinguished from G2540, which designates a fixed or special occasion; and from G0165, which denotes a particular period) or interval; by extension, an individual opportunity; by implication, delay season

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  • 20  So mightily grew the word of God and prevailed.

  • 21  After these things were ended, Paul purposed in the spirit, when he had passed through Macedonia and Achaia, to go to Jerusalem, saying, After I have been there, I must also see Rome.

  • 22  So he sent into Macedonia two of them that ministered unto him, Timotheus and Erastus; but he himself stayed in Asia for a season.

  • 23  And the same time there arose no small stir about that way.

  • 24  For a certain man named Demetrius, a silversmith, which made silver shrines for Diana, brought no small gain unto the craftsmen;




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