ACTS 19:6

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Ghost came on them; and they spake with tongues, and prophesied.”

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Acts 19:6 Translation & Meaning

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And καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words And
when τοῦ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) when
Paul Παύλου (little; but remotely from a derivative of G3973, meaning the same); Paulus, the name of a Roman and of an apostle Paul
had laid ἐπιθέντος To impose (in a friendly or hostile sense) laid
his (No Greek definition. English implied.)
hands χεῖρας The hand (literally or figuratively (power); especially (by Hebraism) a means or instrument) hands
upon them, αὐτοῖς 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 upon
the τὸ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
Holy ἅγιον Sacred (physically, pure, morally blameless or religious, ceremonially, consecrated) Holy
Ghost πνεῦμα A current of air, i.e., breath (blast) or a breeze; by analogy or figuratively, a spirit, i.e., (human) the rational soul, (by implication) vital principle, mental disposition, etc., or (superhuman) an angel, demon, or (divine) God, Christ's spirit, the Holy Spirit Ghost
came ἦλθεν To come or go (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively) came
on ἐπ' 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
and τε Both or also (properly, as correlation of G2532) and
they spake ἐλάλουν To talk, i.e., utter words spake
with tongues, γλώσσαις The tongue; by implication, a language (specially, one naturally unacquired) tongues
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
prophesied. προεφήτευον To foretell events, divine, speak under inspiration, exercise the prophetic office prophesied

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  • 4  Then said Paul, John verily baptized with the baptism of repentance, saying unto the people, that they should believe on him which should come after him, that is, on Christ Jesus.

  • 5  When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.

  • 6  And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Ghost came on them; and they spake with tongues, and prophesied.

  • 7  And all the men were about twelve.

  • 8  And he went into the synagogue, and spake boldly for the space of three months, disputing and persuading the things concerning the kingdom of God.




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