MARK 10:17

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And when he was gone forth into the way, there came one running, and kneeled to him, and asked him, Good Master, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?”

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Mark 10:17 Translation & Meaning

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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
when was gone ἐκπορευομένου To depart, be discharged, proceed, project gone
he 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 he
forth ἐκπορευομένου To depart, be discharged, proceed, project forth
into εἰς To or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases into
the way, ὁδὸν A road; by implication, a progress (the route, act or distance); figuratively, a mode or means way
there came running, προσδραμὼν To run towards, i.e., hasten to meet or join came running
one εἷς One one
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
kneeled γονυπετήσας To fall on the knee kneeled
to 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 to him
and asked ἐπηρώτα To ask for, i.e., inquire, seek asked
him, αὐτόν 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
Good ἀγαθέ "good" (in any sense, often as noun) Good
Master, Διδάσκαλε An instructor (genitive case or specially) Master
what τί An interrogative pronoun, who, which or what (in direct or indirect questions) what
shall I do ποιήσω To make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct) do
that ἵνα In order that (denoting the purpose or the result) that
I may inherit κληρονομήσω To be an heir to (literally or figuratively) inherit
eternal αἰώνιον Perpetual (also used of past time, or past and future as well) eternal
life? ζωὴν Life (literally or figuratively) life

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  • 15  Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall not enter therein.

  • 16  And he took them up in his arms, put his hands upon them, and blessed them.

  • 17  And when he was gone forth into the way, there came one running, and kneeled to him, and asked him, Good Master, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?

  • 18  And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God.

  • 19  Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Defraud not, Honour thy father and mother.




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