MATTHEW 4:23

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of sickness and all manner of disease among the people.”

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Matthew 4:23 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
Jesus Ἰησοῦς, Jesus (i.e., Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites Jesus
went about περιῆγεν To take around (as a companion); reflexively, to walk around about
all ὅλην "whole" or "all", i.e., complete (in extent, amount, time or degree), especially (neuter) as noun or adverb all
Galilee, Γαλιλαίαν Galilaea (i.e., the heathen circle), a region of Palestine Galilee
teaching διδάσκων To teach (in the same broad application) teaching
in ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc in
their αὐτῶν 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 their
synagogues, συναγωγαῖς An assemblage of persons; specially, a Jewish "synagogue" (the meeting or the place); by analogy, a Christian church synagogues
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
preaching κηρύσσων To herald (as a public crier), especially divine truth (the gospel) preaching
the τὸ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
gospel εὐαγγέλιον A good message, i.e., the gospel gospel
of βασιλείας Properly, royalty, i.e., (abstractly) rule, or (concretely) a realm (literally or figuratively) of
the τῆς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
kingdom, βασιλείας Properly, royalty, i.e., (abstractly) rule, or (concretely) a realm (literally or figuratively) kingdom
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
healing θεραπεύων To wait upon menially, i.e., (figuratively) to adore (God), or (specially) to relieve (of disease) healing
all manner of πᾶσαν All, any, every, the whole all manner
sickness νόσον A malady (rarely figuratively, of moral disability) sickness
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
all manner of πᾶσαν All, any, every, the whole all manner
disease μαλακίαν Softness, i.e., enervation (debility) disease
among ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc among
the τῷ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
people. λαῷ A people (in general; thus differing from G1218, which denotes one's own populace) people

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  • 21  And going on from thence, he saw other two brethren, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in a ship with Zebedee their father, mending their nets; and he called them.

  • 22  And they immediately left the ship and their father, and followed him.

  • 23  And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of sickness and all manner of disease among the people.

  • 24  And his fame went throughout all Syria: and they brought unto him all sick people that were taken with divers diseases and torments, and those which were possessed with devils, and those which were lunatick, and those that had the palsy; and he healed them.

  • 25  And there followed him great multitudes of people from Galilee, and from Decapolis, and from Jerusalem, and from Judaea, and from beyond Jordan.




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