MATTHEW 28:17

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And when they saw him, they worshipped him: but some doubted.”

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Matthew 28:17 Translation & Meaning

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And καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words And
when they saw ἰδόντες 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 saw
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
they worshipped προσεκύνησαν To fawn or crouch to, i.e., (literally or figuratively) prostrate oneself in homage (do reverence to, adore) worshipped
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
but δὲ But, and, etc but
some οἱ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) some
doubted. ἐδίστασαν Properly, to duplicate, i.e., (mentally) to waver (in opinion) doubted

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  • 15  So they took the money, and did as they were taught: and this saying is commonly reported among the Jews until this day.

  • 16  Then the eleven disciples went away into Galilee, into a mountain where Jesus had appointed them.

  • 17  And when they saw him, they worshipped him: but some doubted.

  • 18  And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.

  • 19  Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:




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