ACTS 3:18

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“But those things, which God before had shewed by the mouth of all his prophets, that Christ should suffer, he hath so fulfilled.”

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Acts 3:18 Translation & Meaning

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But δὲ But, and, etc But
those things, The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) those things
which The relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that which
God θεὸς A deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; exceedingly (by Hebraism) God
before had shewed προκατήγγειλεν To anounce beforehand, i.e., predict, promise before shewed
by διὰ Through (in very wide applications, local, causal, or occasional) by
the mouth στόματος The mouth (as if a gash in the face); by implication, language (and its relations); figuratively, an opening (in the earth); specially, the front or edge (of a weapon) mouth
of all πάντων All, any, every, the whole all
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
prophets, προφητῶν A foreteller ("prophet"); by analogy, an inspired speaker; by extension, a poet prophets
that should παθεῖν To experience a sensation or impression (usually painful) should
Christ Χριστὸν Anointed, i.e., the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus Christ
suffer, παθεῖν To experience a sensation or impression (usually painful) suffer
he hath ἐπλήρωσεν To make replete, i.e., (literally) to cram (a net), level up (a hollow), or (figuratively) to furnish (or imbue, diffuse, influence), satisfy, execute (an office), finish (a period or task), verify (or coincide with a prediction), etc he hath
so οὕτως In this way (referring to what precedes or follows) so
fulfilled. ἐπλήρωσεν To make replete, i.e., (literally) to cram (a net), level up (a hollow), or (figuratively) to furnish (or imbue, diffuse, influence), satisfy, execute (an office), finish (a period or task), verify (or coincide with a prediction), etc fulfilled

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  • 16  And his name through faith in his name hath made this man strong, whom ye see and know: yea, the faith which is by him hath given him this perfect soundness in the presence of you all.

  • 17  And now, brethren, I wot that through ignorance ye did it, as did also your rulers.

  • 18  But those things, which God before had shewed by the mouth of all his prophets, that Christ should suffer, he hath so fulfilled.

  • 19  Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord;

  • 20  And he shall send Jesus Christ, which before was preached unto you:




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