JOHN 18:26

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“One of the servants of the high priest, being his kinsman whose ear Peter cut off, saith, Did not I see thee in the garden with him?”

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John 18:26 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Greek Meaning/ Definition
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One εἷς One One
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
the τῶν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
servants δούλων A slave (literal or figurative, involuntary or voluntary; frequently, therefore in a qualified sense of subjection or subserviency) servants
of high ἀρχιερέως The high-priest (literally, of the Jews; typically, Christ); by extension a chief priest high
the τοῦ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
priest, ἀρχιερέως The high-priest (literally, of the Jews; typically, Christ); by extension a chief priest priest
being ὢν Being being
his (No Greek definition. English implied.)
kinsman συγγενὴς A relative (by blood); by extension, a fellow countryman kinsman
whose οὗ The relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that whose
ear ὠτίον An earlet, i.e., one of the ears, or perhaps the lobe of the ear ear
Peter Πέτρος A (piece of) rock (larger than G3037); as a name, Petrus, an apostle Peter
cut off, ἀπέκοψεν To amputate; reflexively (by irony) to mutilate (the privy parts) cut off
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
Did εἶδον Used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent G3700 and G3708; properly, to see (literally or figuratively); by implication, (in the perfect tense only) to know Did
not Οὐκ The absolute negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not not
I ἐγώ I, me I
see εἶδον Used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent G3700 and G3708; properly, to see (literally or figuratively); by implication, (in the perfect tense only) to know see
thee σε Thee thee
in ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc in
the τῷ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
garden κήπῳ A garden garden
with μετ' Properly, denoting accompaniment; "amid" (local or causal); modified variously according to the case (genitive association, or accusative succession) with which it is joined; occupying an intermediate position between G0575 or G1537 and G1519 or G4314; less intimate than G1722 and less close than G4862) with
him? 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 him

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  • 24  Now Annas had sent him bound unto Caiaphas the high priest.

  • 25  And Simon Peter stood and warmed himself. They said therefore unto him, Art not thou also one of his disciples? He denied it, and said, I am not.

  • 26  One of the servants of the high priest, being his kinsman whose ear Peter cut off, saith, Did not I see thee in the garden with him?

  • 27  Peter then denied again: and immediately the cock crew.

  • 28  Then led they Jesus from Caiaphas unto the hall of judgment: and it was early; and they themselves went not into the judgment hall, lest they should be defiled; but that they might eat the passover.




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