ACTS 26:17

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Delivering thee from the people, and from the Gentiles, unto whom now I send thee,”

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Acts 26:17 Translation & Meaning

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Delivering ἐξαιρούμενός Actively, to tear out; middle voice, to select; figuratively, to release Delivering
thee σε Thee thee
from ἐκ A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote) from
the τοῦ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
people, λαοῦ A people (in general; thus differing from G1218, which denotes one's own populace) people
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
from (No Greek definition. English implied.)
the τῶν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
Gentiles, ἐθνῶν A race (as of the same habit), i.e., a tribe; specially, a foreign (non-Jewish) one (usually, by implication, pagan) Gentiles
unto εἰς To or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases unto
whom οὓς The relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that whom
now νῦν "now" (as adverb of date, a transition or emphasis); also as noun or adjective present or immediate now
I send ἀποστέλλω Set apart, i.e., (by implication) to send out (properly, on a mission) literally or figuratively send
thee, σε Thee thee

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  • 15  And I said, Who art thou, Lord? And he said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest.

  • 16  But rise, and stand upon thy feet: for I have appeared unto thee for this purpose, to make thee a minister and a witness both of these things which thou hast seen, and of those things in the which I will appear unto thee;

  • 17  Delivering thee from the people, and from the Gentiles, unto whom now I send thee,

  • 18  To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me.

  • 19  Whereupon, O king Agrippa, I was not disobedient unto the heavenly vision:




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