MATTHEW 26:56

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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But all this was done, that the scriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled. Then all the disciples forsook him, and fled.”

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Matthew 26:56 Translation & Meaning

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But δὲ But, and, etc But
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 ἵνα In order that (denoting the purpose or the result) that
the αἱ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
scriptures γραφαὶ A document, i.e., holy Writ (or its contents or a statement in it) scriptures
of προφητῶν A foreteller ("prophet"); by analogy, an inspired speaker; by extension, a poet of
the τῶν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
prophets προφητῶν A foreteller ("prophet"); by analogy, an inspired speaker; by extension, a poet prophets
might be fulfilled. πληρωθῶσιν 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
Then Τότε The when, i.e., at the time that (of the past or future, also in consecution) Then
all πάντες All, any, every, the whole all
the οἱ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
disciples μαθηταὶ A learner, i.e., pupil disciples
forsook ἀφέντες To send forth, in various applications (as follow) forsook
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
and fled. ἔφυγον To run away (literally or figuratively); by implication, to shun; by analogy, to vanish fled

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  • 54  But how then shall the scriptures be fulfilled, that thus it must be?

  • 55  In that same hour said Jesus to the multitudes, Are ye come out as against a thief with swords and staves for to take me? I sat daily with you teaching in the temple, and ye laid no hold on me.

  • 56  But all this was done, that the scriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled. Then all the disciples forsook him, and fled.

  • 57  And they that had laid hold on Jesus led him away to Caiaphas the high priest, where the scribes and the elders were assembled.

  • 58  But Peter followed him afar off unto the high priest's palace, and went in, and sat with the servants, to see the end.




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