LUKE 8:25

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“And he said unto them, Where is your faith? And they being afraid wondered, saying one to another, What manner of man is this! for he commandeth even the winds and water, and they obey him.”

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Luke 8:25 Translation & Meaning

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And δὲ But, and, etc And
he said εἶπεν To speak or say (by word or writing) said
unto them, αὐτοῖς 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 unto them
Where Ποῦ As adverb of place; at (by implication, to) what locality Where
is ἐστιν He (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are is
your ὑμῶν Of (from or concerning) you your
faith? πίστις Persuasion, i.e., credence; moral conviction (of religious truth, or the truthfulness of God or a religious teacher), especially reliance upon Christ for salvation; abstractly, constancy in such profession; by extension, the system of religious (Gospel) truth itself faith
And δὲ But, and, etc And
they being afraid φοβηθέντες To frighten, i.e., (passively) to be alarmed; by analogy, to be in awe of, i.e., revere being afraid
wondered, ἐθαύμασαν To wonder; by implication, to admire wondered
saying λέγοντες 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
one ἀλλήλους One another one
to 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) to
another, ἀλλήλους One another another
What Τίς An interrogative pronoun, who, which or what (in direct or indirect questions) What
manner of man ἄρα A particle denoting an inference more or less decisive (as follows) manner man
is ἐστιν He (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are is
this! οὗτός The he (she or it), i.e., this or that (often with article repeated) this
for ὅτι Demonstrative, that (sometimes redundant); causative, because for
he commandeth ἐπιτάσσει To arrange upon, i.e., order commandeth
even καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words even
the τοῖς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
winds ἀνέμοις Wind; (plural) by implication, (the four) quarters (of the earth) winds
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
water, ὕδατι Water (as if rainy) literally or figuratively water
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
they obey ὑπακούουσιν To hear under (as a subordinate), i.e., to listen attentively; by implication, to heed or conform to a command or authority obey
him. αὐτῷ 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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  • 23  But as they sailed he fell asleep: and there came down a storm of wind on the lake; and they were filled with water, and were in jeopardy.

  • 24  And they came to him, and awoke him, saying, Master, master, we perish. Then he arose, and rebuked the wind and the raging of the water: and they ceased, and there was a calm.

  • 25  And he said unto them, Where is your faith? And they being afraid wondered, saying one to another, What manner of man is this! for he commandeth even the winds and water, and they obey him.

  • 26  And they arrived at the country of the Gadarenes, which is over against Galilee.

  • 27  And when he went forth to land, there met him out of the city a certain man, which had devils long time, and ware no clothes, neither abode in any house, but in the tombs.




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