ACTS 5:32

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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

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Acts 5:32 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Greek Meaning/ Definition
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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
we ἡμεῖς We (only used when emphatic) we
are ἐσμεν We are are
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
witnesses μάρτυρες A witness (literally (judicially) or figuratively (genitive case)); by analogy, a "martyr" witnesses
of ῥημάτων An utterance (individually, collectively or specially),; by implication, a matter or topic (especially of narration, command or dispute); with a negative naught whatever of
these τούτων Of (from or concerning) these (persons or things) these
things; ῥημάτων An utterance (individually, collectively or specially),; by implication, a matter or topic (especially of narration, command or dispute); with a negative naught whatever things
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
so is (No Greek definition. English implied.)
also δὲ But, and, etc also
the τὸ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
Holy ἅγιον Sacred (physically, pure, morally blameless or religious, ceremonially, consecrated) Holy
Ghost, πνεῦμα A current of air, i.e., breath (blast) or a breeze; by analogy or figuratively, a spirit, i.e., (human) the rational soul, (by implication) vital principle, mental disposition, etc., or (superhuman) an angel, demon, or (divine) God, Christ's spirit, the Holy Spirit Ghost
whom The relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that whom
God θεὸς A deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; exceedingly (by Hebraism) God
hath given ἔδωκεν To give (used in a very wide application, properly, or by implication, literally or figuratively; greatly modified by the connection) given
to them πειθαρχοῦσιν To be persuaded by a ruler, i.e., (genitive case) to submit to authority; by analogy, to conform to advice to them
that τοῖς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) that
obey πειθαρχοῦσιν To be persuaded by a ruler, i.e., (genitive case) to submit to authority; by analogy, to conform to advice obey
him. αὐτῷ 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

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  • 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.

  • 34  Then stood there up one in the council, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a doctor of the law, had in reputation among all the people, and commanded to put the apostles forth a little space;




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