JOHN 10:39

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Therefore they sought again to take him: but he escaped out of their hand,”

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John 10:39 Translation & Meaning

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Therefore οὖν (adverbially) certainly, or (conjunctionally) accordingly Therefore
they sought Ἐζήτουν To seek (literally or figuratively); specially, (by Hebraism) to worship (God), or (in a bad sense) to plot (against life) sought
again πάλιν (adverbially) anew, i.e., (of place) back, (of time) once more, or (conjunctionally) furthermore or on the other hand again
to take πιάσαι To squeeze, i.e., seize (gently by the hand (press), or officially (arrest), or in hunting (capture)) take
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
but καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words but
he escaped ἐξῆλθεν To issue (literally or figuratively) escaped
out of ἐκ A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote) out
their αὐτῶν 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 their
hand, χειρὸς The hand (literally or figuratively (power); especially (by Hebraism) a means or instrument) hand

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  • 37  If I do not the works of my Father, believe me not.

  • 38  But if I do, though ye believe not me, believe the works: that ye may know, and believe, that the Father is in me, and I in him.

  • 39  Therefore they sought again to take him: but he escaped out of their hand,

  • 40  And went away again beyond Jordan into the place where John at first baptized; and there he abode.

  • 41  And many resorted unto him, and said, John did no miracle: but all things that John spake of this man were true.




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