MARK 11:32

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“But if we shall say, Of men; they feared the people: for all men counted John, that he was a prophet indeed.”

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Mark 11:32 Translation & Meaning

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But ἀλλ' Properly, other things, i.e., (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations) But
if ἐὰν A conditional particle; in case that, provided, etc.; often used in connection with other particles to denote indefiniteness or uncertainty if
we shall say, εἴπωμεν To speak or say (by word or writing) say
Of Ἐξ A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote) Of
men; ἀνθρώπων Man-faced, i.e., a human being men
they feared ἐφοβοῦντο To frighten, i.e., (passively) to be alarmed; by analogy, to be in awe of, i.e., revere feared
the τὸν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
people: λαόν A people (in general; thus differing from G1218, which denotes one's own populace) people
for γὰρ Properly, assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles) for
all ἅπαντες Absolutely all or (singular) every one all
men (No Greek definition. English implied.)
counted εἶχον To hold (used in very various applications, literally or figuratively, direct or remote; such as possession; ability, contiuity, relation, or condition) counted
John, Ἰωάννην Joannes (i.e., Jochanan), the name of four Israelites John
that ὅτι Demonstrative, that (sometimes redundant); causative, because that
he was ἦν I (thou, etc.) was (wast or were) he was
a prophet προφήτης A foreteller ("prophet"); by analogy, an inspired speaker; by extension, a poet prophet
indeed. ὄντως Really indeed

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  • 30  The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or of men? answer me.

  • 31  And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say, Why then did ye not believe him?

  • 32  But if we shall say, Of men; they feared the people: for all men counted John, that he was a prophet indeed.

  • 33  And they answered and said unto Jesus, We cannot tell. And Jesus answering saith unto them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.




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