JOHN 18:17

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“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.”

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John 18:17 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Greek Meaning/ Definition
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Then οὖν (adverbially) certainly, or (conjunctionally) accordingly Then
saith λέγει Properly, to "lay" forth, i.e., (figuratively) relate (in words (usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue)); by implication, to mean saith
the kept the The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) kept
damsel παιδίσκη A girl, i.e., (specially), a female slave or servant damsel
that ἐκεῖνος That one (or (neuter) thing); often intensified by the article prefixed that
door θυρωρός A gate- warden door
unto Peter, Πέτρῳ A (piece of) rock (larger than G3037); as a name, Petrus, an apostle Peter
Art εἶ Thou art Art
not Μὴ (adverb) not, (conjunction) lest; also (as an interrogative implying a negative answer (whereas G3756 expects an affirmative one)) whether not
thou σὺ Thou thou
also καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words also
one (No Greek definition. English implied.)
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) of
this τούτου Of (from or concerning) this (person or thing) this
man's ἀνθρώπου Man-faced, i.e., a human being mans
disciples? μαθητῶν A learner, i.e., pupil disciples
He saith, λέγει Properly, to "lay" forth, i.e., (figuratively) relate (in words (usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue)); by implication, to mean saith
I am εἰμί I exist (used only when emphatic) am
not. Οὐκ The absolute negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not not

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  • 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.

  • 19  The high priest then asked Jesus of his disciples, and of his doctrine.




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