MATTHEW 1:22

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying,”

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Matthew 1:22 Translation & Meaning

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Now δὲ But, and, etc Now
all ὅλον "whole" or "all", i.e., complete (in extent, amount, time or degree), especially (neuter) as noun or adverb all
this Τοῦτο That thing this
was done, γέγονεν To cause to be ("gen"-erate), i.e., (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literal, figurative, intensive, etc.) done
that it ἵνα In order that (denoting the purpose or the result) that it
might be fulfilled πληρωθῇ To make replete, i.e., (literally) to cram (a net), level up (a hollow), or (figuratively) to furnish (or imbue, diffuse, influence), satisfy, execute (an office), finish (a period or task), verify (or coincide with a prediction), etc might fulfilled
which τὸ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) which
was spoken ῥηθὲν To utter, i.e., speak or say spoken
of ὑπὸ Under, i.e., (with the genitive case) of place (beneath), or with verbs (the agency or means, through); (with the accusative case) of place (whither (underneath) or where (below) or time (when (at)) of
the Lord τοῦ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) Lord
by διὰ Through (in very wide applications, local, causal, or occasional) by
the τοῦ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
prophet, προφήτου A foreteller ("prophet"); by analogy, an inspired speaker; by extension, a poet prophet
saying, λέγοντος, 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

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  • 20  But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost.

  • 21  And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.

  • 22  Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying,

  • 23  Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.

  • 24  Then Joseph being raised from sleep did as the angel of the Lord had bidden him, and took unto him his wife:




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