MARK 14:68

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“But he denied, saying, I know not, neither understand I what thou sayest. And he went out into the porch; and the cock crew.”

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Mark 14:68 Translation & Meaning

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But δὲ But, and, etc But
he The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) he
denied, ἠρνήσατο To contradict, i.e., disavow, reject, abnegate denied
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
I know οἶδα Used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent G3700 and G3708; properly, to see (literally or figuratively); by implication, (in the perfect tense only) to know know
not, Οὐκ The absolute negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not not
neither οὐδέ Not however, i.e., neither, nor, not even neither
understand I ἐπίσταμαι To put the mind upon, i.e., comprehend, or be acquainted with understand
what τί An interrogative pronoun, who, which or what (in direct or indirect questions) what
thou σὺ Thou thou
sayest. λέγεις 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 sayest
And καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words And
he went ἐξῆλθεν To issue (literally or figuratively) he went
out ἔξω Out(-side) (of doors), literally or figuratively out
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 τὸ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
porch; προαύλιον A forecourt, i.e., vestibule (alley-way) porch
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
the cock ἀλέκτωρ A cock or male fowl cock
crew. ἐφώνησεν To emit a sound (animal, human or instrumental); by implication, to address in words or by name, also in imitation crew

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  • 66  And as Peter was beneath in the palace, there cometh one of the maids of the high priest:

  • 67  And when she saw Peter warming himself, she looked upon him, and said, And thou also wast with Jesus of Nazareth.

  • 68  But he denied, saying, I know not, neither understand I what thou sayest. And he went out into the porch; and the cock crew.

  • 69  And a maid saw him again, and began to say to them that stood by, This is one of them.

  • 70  And he denied it again. And a little after, they that stood by said again to Peter, Surely thou art one of them: for thou art a Galilaean, and thy speech agreeth thereto.




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