LUKE 9:45

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“But they understood not this saying, and it was hid from them, that they perceived it not: and they feared to ask him of that saying.”

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Luke 9:45 Translation & Meaning

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But δὲ But, and, etc But
they οἱ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) they
understood not ἠγνόουν Not to know (through lack of information or intelligence); by implication, to ignore (through disinclination) understood not
this τοῦτο That thing this
saying, ῥῆμα An utterance (individually, collectively or specially),; by implication, a matter or topic (especially of narration, command or dispute); with a negative naught whatever saying
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
it was ἦν I (thou, etc.) was (wast or were) it was
hid παρακεκαλυμμένον To cover alongside, i.e., veil (figuratively) hid
from ἀπ' "off," i.e., away (from something near), in various senses (of place, time, or relation; literal or figurative) from
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
that ἵνα In order that (denoting the purpose or the result) that
they perceived αἴσθωνται To apprehend (properly, by the senses) perceived
it αὐτό 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 it
not: μὴ (adverb) not, (conjunction) lest; also (as an interrogative implying a negative answer (whereas G3756 expects an affirmative one)) whether not
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
they feared ἐφοβοῦντο To frighten, i.e., (passively) to be alarmed; by analogy, to be in awe of, i.e., revere feared
to ask ἐρωτῆσαι To interrogate; by implication, to request ask
him αὐτὸν 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
of περὶ Properly, through (all over), i.e., around; figuratively with respect to; used in various applications, of place, cause or time (with the genitive case denoting the subject or occasion or superlative point; with the accusative case the locality, circuit, matter, circumstance or general period) of
that τούτου Of (from or concerning) this (person or thing) that
saying. ῥήματος An utterance (individually, collectively or specially),; by implication, a matter or topic (especially of narration, command or dispute); with a negative naught whatever saying

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  • 43  And they were all amazed at the mighty power of God. But while they wondered every one at all things which Jesus did, he said unto his disciples,

  • 44  Let these sayings sink down into your ears: for the Son of man shall be delivered into the hands of men.

  • 45  But they understood not this saying, and it was hid from them, that they perceived it not: and they feared to ask him of that saying.

  • 46  Then there arose a reasoning among them, which of them should be greatest.

  • 47  And Jesus, perceiving the thought of their heart, took a child, and set him by him,




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