ACTS 19:36

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Seeing then that these things cannot be spoken against, ye ought to be quiet, and to do nothing rashly.”

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Acts 19:36 Translation & Meaning

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Seeing ὄντων Being Seeing
then that οὖν (adverbially) certainly, or (conjunctionally) accordingly then
these things τούτων Of (from or concerning) these (persons or things) these things
cannot be spoken against, ἀναντιῤῥήτων Indisputable cannot spoken against
ye ὑμᾶς You (as the objective of a verb or preposition) ye
ought δέον Also deon deh-on'; neuter active participle of the same; both used impersonally; it is (was, etc.) necessary (as binding) ought
to be ὑπάρχειν To begin under (quietly), i.e., come into existence (be present or at hand); expletively, to exist (as copula or subordinate to an adjective, participle, adverb or preposition, or as an auxiliary to a principal (verb) to be
quiet, κατεσταλμένους To put down, i.e., quell quiet
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
to do πράττειν To "practise", i.e., perform repeatedly or habitually (thus differing from G4160, which properly refers to a single act); by implication, to execute, accomplish, etc.; specially, to collect (dues), fare (personally) do
nothing μηδὲν Not even one (man, woman, thing) nothing
rashly. προπετὲς Falling forward, i.e., headlong (figuratively, precipitate) rashly

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  • 34  But when they knew that he was a Jew, all with one voice about the space of two hours cried out, Great is Diana of the Ephesians.

  • 35  And when the townclerk had appeased the people, he said, Ye men of Ephesus, what man is there that knoweth not how that the city of the Ephesians is a worshipper of the great goddess Diana, and of the image which fell down from Jupiter?

  • 36  Seeing then that these things cannot be spoken against, ye ought to be quiet, and to do nothing rashly.

  • 37  For ye have brought hither these men, which are neither robbers of churches, nor yet blasphemers of your goddess.

  • 38  Wherefore if Demetrius, and the craftsmen which are with him, have a matter against any man, the law is open, and there are deputies: let them implead one another.




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