ACTS 5:31

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Him hath God exalted with his right hand to be a Prince and a Saviour, for to give repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins.”

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Acts 5:31 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Greek Meaning/ Definition
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Him τοῦτον This (person, as objective of verb or preposition) Him
hath ὕψωσεν To elevate (literally or figuratively) hath
God θεὸς A deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; exceedingly (by Hebraism) God
exalted ὕψωσεν To elevate (literally or figuratively) exalted
with right δεξιᾷ The right side or (feminine) hand (as that which usually takes) right
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
hand δεξιᾷ The right side or (feminine) hand (as that which usually takes) hand
to be (No Greek definition. English implied.)
a Prince ἀρχηγὸν A chief leader Prince
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
a Saviour, σωτῆρα A deliverer, i.e., God or Christ Saviour
for to give δοῦναι To give (used in a very wide application, properly, or by implication, literally or figuratively; greatly modified by the connection) give
repentance μετάνοιαν (subjectively) compunction (for guilt, including reformation); by implication, reversal (of (another's) decision) repentance
to Israel, Ἰσραὴλ Israel (i.e., Jisrael), the adopted name of Jacob, including his descendants (literally or figuratively) Israel
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
forgiveness ἄφεσιν Freedom; (figuratively) pardon forgiveness
of sins. ἁμαρτιῶν A sin (properly abstract) sins

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  • 29  Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.

  • 30  The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom ye slew and hanged on a tree.

  • 31  Him hath God exalted with his right hand to be a Prince and a Saviour, for to give repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins.

  • 32  And we are his witnesses of these things; and so is also the Holy Ghost, whom God hath given to them that obey him.

  • 33  When they heard that, they were cut to the heart, and took counsel to slay them.




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