LUKE 22:55

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And when they had kindled a fire in the midst of the hall, and were set down together, Peter sat down among them.”

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Luke 22:55 Translation & Meaning

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And δὲ But, and, etc And
when δὲ But, and, etc when
they 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 they
had ἀψάντων Properly, to fasten to, i.e., (specially) to set on fire had
kindled ἀψάντων Properly, to fasten to, i.e., (specially) to set on fire kindled
a fire πῦρ "fire" (literally or figuratively, specially, lightning) fire
in ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc in
the midst μέσῳ Middle (as an adjective or (neuter) noun) midst
of αὐλῆς A yard (as open to the wind); by implication, a mansion of
the τῆς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
hall, αὐλῆς A yard (as open to the wind); by implication, a mansion hall
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
were set down together, συγκαθισάντων To give (or take) a seat in company with set down together
Peter sat ἐκάθητο And ἧμαι (to sit; akin to the base of G1476); to sit down; figuratively, to remain, reside Peter sat
down ἐκάθητο And ἧμαι (to sit; akin to the base of G1476); to sit down; figuratively, to remain, reside down
among ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc among
them. 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 them

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  • 53  When I was daily with you in the temple, ye stretched forth no hands against me: but this is your hour, and the power of darkness.

  • 54  Then took they him, and led him, and brought him into the high priest's house. And Peter followed afar off.

  • 55  And when they had kindled a fire in the midst of the hall, and were set down together, Peter sat down among them.

  • 56  But a certain maid beheld him as he sat by the fire, and earnestly looked upon him, and said, This man was also with him.

  • 57  And he denied him, saying, Woman, I know him not.




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