ACTS 3:24

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Yea, and all the prophets from Samuel and those that follow after, as many as have spoken, have likewise foretold of these days.”

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Acts 3:24 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Greek Meaning/ Definition
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Yea, δὲ But, and, etc Yea
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
all πάντες All, any, every, the whole all
the τὰς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
prophets προφῆται A foreteller ("prophet"); by analogy, an inspired speaker; by extension, a poet prophets
from ἀπὸ "off," i.e., away (from something near), in various senses (of place, time, or relation; literal or figurative) from
Samuel Σαμουὴλ Samuel (i.e., Shemuel), an Israelite Samuel
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
those that follow after, καθεξῆς Thereafter, i.e., consecutively; as a noun (by ellipsis of noun) a subsequent person or time those follow
as many as ὅσοι As (much, great, long, etc.) as many
have spoken, ἐλάλησαν To talk, i.e., utter words spoken
have προκατήγγειλαν To anounce beforehand, i.e., predict, promise have
likewise καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words likewise
foretold προκατήγγειλαν To anounce beforehand, i.e., predict, promise foretold
of ἡμέρας Day, i.e., (literally) the time space between dawn and dark, or the whole 24 hours (but several days were usually reckoned by the Jews as inclusive of the parts of both extremes); figuratively, a period (always defined more or less clearly by the context) of
these ταύτας The he (she or it), i.e., this or that (often with article repeated) these
days. ἡμέρας Day, i.e., (literally) the time space between dawn and dark, or the whole 24 hours (but several days were usually reckoned by the Jews as inclusive of the parts of both extremes); figuratively, a period (always defined more or less clearly by the context) days

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  • 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.

  • 23  And it shall come to pass, that every soul, which will not hear that prophet, shall be destroyed from among the people.

  • 24  Yea, and all the prophets from Samuel and those that follow after, as many as have spoken, have likewise foretold of these days.

  • 25  Ye are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, saying unto Abraham, And in thy seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed.

  • 26  Unto you first God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from his iniquities.




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