ACTS 3:26

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“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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Acts 3:26 Translation & Meaning

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Unto you ὑμῖν To (with or by) you Unto you
first πρῶτον Firstly (in time, place, order, or importance) first
God, θεὸς A deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; exceedingly (by Hebraism) God
having raised up ἀναστήσας To stand up (literal or figurative, transitive or intransitive) having raised up
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
sent ἀπέστειλεν Set apart, i.e., (by implication) to send out (properly, on a mission) literally or figuratively sent
him αὐτὸν 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
to bless εὐλογοῦντα To speak well of, i.e., (religiously) to bless (thank or invoke a benediction upon, prosper) bless
you, ὑμᾶς You (as the objective of a verb or preposition) you
in ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc in
turning away ἀποστρέφειν To turn away or back (literally or figuratively) turning away
every one of you ἕκαστον Each or every every one
from ἀπὸ "off," i.e., away (from something near), in various senses (of place, time, or relation; literal or figurative) from
his ὑμῶν Of (from or concerning) you his
iniquities. πονηριῶν Depravity, i.e., (specially), malice; plural (concretely) plots, sins iniquities

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  • 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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