ACTS 3:20

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And he shall send Jesus Christ, which before was preached unto you:”

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Acts 3:20 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
he shall send ἀποστείλῃ Set apart, i.e., (by implication) to send out (properly, on a mission) literally or figuratively send
Jesus Ἰησοῦν Jesus (i.e., Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites Jesus
Christ, Χριστόν Anointed, i.e., the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus Christ
which before was preached προκεκηρυγμένον To herald (i.e., proclaim) in advance before preached
unto you: ὑμῖν To (with or by) you unto you

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  • 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:

  • 21  Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things, which God hath spoken by the mouth of all his holy prophets since the world began.

  • 22  For Moses truly said unto the fathers, A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me; him shall ye hear in all things whatsoever he shall say unto you.




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