MATTHEW 26:69

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Now Peter sat without in the palace: and a damsel came unto him, saying, Thou also wast with Jesus of Galilee.”

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Matthew 26:69 Translation & Meaning

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Now δὲ But, and, etc Now
Peter Πέτρος A (piece of) rock (larger than G3037); as a name, Petrus, an apostle Peter
sat ἐκάθητο And ἧμαι (to sit; akin to the base of G1476); to sit down; figuratively, to remain, reside sat
without ἔξω Out(-side) (of doors), literally or figuratively without
in ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc in
the τῇ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
palace: αὐλῇ· A yard (as open to the wind); by implication, a mansion palace
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
a μία One a
damsel παιδίσκη A girl, i.e., (specially), a female slave or servant damsel
came προσῆλθεν To approach, i.e., (literally) come near, visit, or (figuratively) worship, assent to came
unto προσῆλθεν To approach, i.e., (literally) come near, visit, or (figuratively) worship, assent to unto
him, αὐτῷ 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
saying, λέγουσα 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
Thou σὺ Thou Thou
also Καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words also
wast ἦσθα I (thou, etc.) was (wast or were) wast
with μετὰ Properly, denoting accompaniment; "amid" (local or causal); modified variously according to the case (genitive association, or accusative succession) with which it is joined; occupying an intermediate position between G0575 or G1537 and G1519 or G4314; less intimate than G1722 and less close than G4862) with
Jesus Ἰησοῦ Jesus (i.e., Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites Jesus
of Galilee. Γαλιλαίου Galilean or belonging to Galilea Galilee

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  • 67  Then did they spit in his face, and buffeted him; and others smote him with the palms of their hands,

  • 68  Saying, Prophesy unto us, thou Christ, Who is he that smote thee?

  • 69  Now Peter sat without in the palace: and a damsel came unto him, saying, Thou also wast with Jesus of Galilee.

  • 70  But he denied before them all, saying, I know not what thou sayest.

  • 71  And when he was gone out into the porch, another maid saw him, and said unto them that were there, This fellow was also with Jesus of Nazareth.




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