ACTS 19:9

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“But when divers were hardened, and believed not, but spake evil of that way before the multitude, he departed from them, and separated the disciples, disputing daily in the school of one Tyrannus.”

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Acts 19:9 Translation & Meaning

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But δέ But, and, etc But
when ὡς Which how, i.e., in that manner (very variously used, as follows) when
divers τινες Some or any person or object divers
were hardened, ἐσκληρύνοντο To indurate, i.e., (figuratively) render stubborn hardened
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
believed not, ἠπείθουν To disbelieve (wilfully and perversely) believed not
but spake evil κακολογοῦντες To revile spake evil
of that τὴν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) of that
way ὁδὸν A road; by implication, a progress (the route, act or distance); figuratively, a mode or means way
before ἐνώπιον In the face of (literally or figuratively) before
the τοῦ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
multitude, πλήθους A fulness, i.e., a large number, throng, populace multitude
he departed ἀποστὰς To remove, i.e., (actively) instigate to revolt; usually (reflexively) to desist, desert, etc departed
from ἀπ' "off," i.e., away (from something near), in various senses (of place, time, or relation; literal or figurative) from
them, αὐτῶν 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 separated ἀφώρισεν To set off by boundary, i.e., (figuratively) limit, exclude, appoint, etc separated
the τοὺς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
disciples, μαθητάς A learner, i.e., pupil disciples
disputing διαλεγόμενος To say thoroughly, i.e., discuss (in argument or exhortation) disputing
daily καθ' (prepositionally) down (in place or time), in varied relations (according to the case (genitive, dative or accusative) with which it is joined) daily
in ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc in
the τῇ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
school σχολῇ Properly, loitering (as a withholding of oneself from work) or leisure, i.e., (by implication) a "school" (as vacation from physical employment) school
of one τινός Some or any person or object one
Tyrannus. Τυράννου A "tyrant"; Tyrannus, an Ephesian Tyrannus

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  • 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.

  • 9  But when divers were hardened, and believed not, but spake evil of that way before the multitude, he departed from them, and separated the disciples, disputing daily in the school of one Tyrannus.

  • 10  And this continued by the space of two years; so that all they which dwelt in Asia heard the word of the Lord Jesus, both Jews and Greeks.

  • 11  And God wrought special miracles by the hands of Paul:




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