ACTS 3:13

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“The God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Jacob, the God of our fathers, hath glorified his Son Jesus; whom ye delivered up, and denied him in the presence of Pilate, when he was determined to let him go.”

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Acts 3:13 Translation & Meaning

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The The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) The
God θεὸς A deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; exceedingly (by Hebraism) God
of Abraham, Ἀβραὰμ Abraham, the Hebrew patriarch Abraham
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
of Isaac, Ἰσαὰκ Isaac (i.e., Jitschak), the son of Abraham Isaac
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
of Jacob, Ἰακώβ Jacob (i.e., Ja`akob), the progenitor of the Israelites Jacob
the The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
God θεὸς A deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; exceedingly (by Hebraism) God
of our ἡμῶν Of (or from) us of our
fathers, πατέρων A "father" (literally or figuratively, near or more remote) fathers
hath glorified ἐδόξασεν To render (or esteem) glorious (in a wide application) glorified
his αὐτοῦ 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 his
Son παῖδα A boy (as often beaten with impunity), or (by analogy), a girl, and (genitive case) a child; specially, a slave or servant (especially a minister to a king; and by eminence to God) Son
Jesus; Ἰησοῦν Jesus (i.e., Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites Jesus
whom ὃν The relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that whom
ye ὑμεῖς You (as subjective of verb) ye
delivered up, παρεδώκατε To surrender, i.e yield up, entrust, transmit delivered up
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
denied ἠρνήσασθε To contradict, i.e., disavow, reject, abnegate denied
him αὐτόν 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 him
in κατὰ (prepositionally) down (in place or time), in varied relations (according to the case (genitive, dative or accusative) with which it is joined) in
the presence πρόσωπον The front (as being towards view), i.e., the countenance, aspect, appearance, surface; by implication, presence, person presence
of Pilate, Πιλάτου Close-pressed, i.e., firm; Pilatus, a Roman Pilate
when was κρίναντος By implication, to try, condemn, punish when was
he ἐκείνου That one (or (neuter) thing); often intensified by the article prefixed he
determined κρίναντος By implication, to try, condemn, punish determined
to let go. ἀπολύειν· To free fully, i.e., (literally) relieve, release, dismiss (reflexively, depart), or (figuratively) let die, pardon or (specially) divorce let go
him (No Greek definition. English implied.)

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  • 11  And as the lame man which was healed held Peter and John, all the people ran together unto them in the porch that is called Solomon's, greatly wondering.

  • 12  And when Peter saw it, he answered unto the people, Ye men of Israel, why marvel ye at this? or why look ye so earnestly on us, as though by our own power or holiness we had made this man to walk?

  • 13  The God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Jacob, the God of our fathers, hath glorified his Son Jesus; whom ye delivered up, and denied him in the presence of Pilate, when he was determined to let him go.

  • 14  But ye denied the Holy One and the Just, and desired a murderer to be granted unto you;

  • 15  And killed the Prince of life, whom God hath raised from the dead; whereof we are witnesses.




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