LUKE 22:59

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And about the space of one hour after another confidently affirmed, saying, Of a truth this fellow also was with him: for he is a Galilaean.”

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Luke 22:59 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Greek Meaning/ Definition
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And καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words And
about ὡσεὶ As if about
the space after διαστάσης To stand apart, i.e., (reflexively) to remove, intervene space
of one μιᾶς One one
hour ὥρας An "hour" (literally or figuratively) hour
another ἄλλος "else," i.e., different (in many applications) another
confidently affirmed, διϊσχυρίζετο To stout it through, i.e., asservate confidently affirmed
saying, λέγων, 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 saying
Of Ἐπ Properly, meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution (with the genitive case), i.e., over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc Of
a truth ἀληθείας Truth truth
this οὗτος The he (she or it), i.e., this or that (often with article repeated) this
fellow (No Greek definition. English implied.)
also καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words also
was ἦν I (thou, etc.) was (wast or were) was
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
for γὰρ Properly, assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles) for
he is ἐστιν He (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are he is
a Galilaean. Γαλιλαῖός Galilean or belonging to Galilea Galilaean

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

  • 58  And after a little while another saw him, and said, Thou art also of them. And Peter said, Man, I am not.

  • 59  And about the space of one hour after another confidently affirmed, saying, Of a truth this fellow also was with him: for he is a Galilaean.

  • 60  And Peter said, Man, I know not what thou sayest. And immediately, while he yet spake, the cock crew.

  • 61  And the Lord turned, and looked upon Peter. And Peter remembered the word of the Lord, how he had said unto him, Before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice.




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