JOHN 18:16

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“But Peter stood at the door without. Then went out that other disciple, which was known unto the high priest, and spake unto her that kept the door, and brought in Peter.”

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John 18:16 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Greek Meaning/ Definition
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But δὲ But, and, etc But
Peter Πέτρος A (piece of) rock (larger than G3037); as a name, Petrus, an apostle Peter
stood εἱστήκει To stand (transitively or intransitively), used in various applications (literally or figuratively) stood
at πρὸς A preposition of direction; forward to, i.e., toward (with the genitive case, the side of, i.e., pertaining to; with the dative case, by the side of, i.e., near to; usually with the accusative case, the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, i.e., whither or for which it is predicated) at
the τῇ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
door θύρᾳ A portal or entrance (the opening or the closure, literally or figuratively) door
without. ἔξω Out(-side) (of doors), literally or figuratively without
Then οὖν (adverbially) certainly, or (conjunctionally) accordingly Then
went out ἐξῆλθεν To issue (literally or figuratively) out
that The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) that
other ἄλλος "else," i.e., different (in many applications) other
disciple, μαθητὴς A learner, i.e., pupil disciple
which ὅς The relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that which
was ἦν I (thou, etc.) was (wast or were) was
known γνωστὸς Well-known known
unto high ἀρχιερεῖ, The high-priest (literally, of the Jews; typically, Christ); by extension a chief priest high
the τῷ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
priest, ἀρχιερεῖ, The high-priest (literally, of the Jews; typically, Christ); by extension a chief priest priest
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
spake εἶπεν To speak or say (by word or writing) spake
unto her that kept the door, θυρωρῷ A gate- warden kept door
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
brought in εἰσήγαγεν To introduce (literally or figuratively) brought
Peter. Πέτρον A (piece of) rock (larger than G3037); as a name, Petrus, an apostle Peter

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  • 14  Now Caiaphas was he, which gave counsel to the Jews, that it was expedient that one man should die for the people.

  • 15  And Simon Peter followed Jesus, and so did another disciple: that disciple was known unto the high priest, and went in with Jesus into the palace of the high priest.

  • 16  But Peter stood at the door without. Then went out that other disciple, which was known unto the high priest, and spake unto her that kept the door, and brought in Peter.

  • 17  Then saith the damsel that kept the door unto Peter, Art not thou also one of this man's disciples? He saith, I am not.

  • 18  And the servants and officers stood there, who had made a fire of coals; for it was cold: and they warmed themselves: and Peter stood with them, and warmed himself.




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