MATTHEW 8:34

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And, behold, the whole city came out to meet Jesus: and when they saw him, they besought him that he would depart out of their coasts.”

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Matthew 8:34 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Greek Meaning/ Definition
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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
behold, ἰδού, Used as imperative lo! behold
the The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
whole πᾶσα All, any, every, the whole whole
city πόλις A town (properly, with walls, of greater or less size) city
came out ἐξῆλθεν To issue (literally or figuratively) came out
to εἰς To or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases to
meet συνάντησιν A meeting with meet
Jesus: Ἰησοῦ Jesus (i.e., Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites Jesus
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 besought παρεκάλεσαν To call near, i.e., invite, invoke (by imploration, hortation or consolation) besought
him (No Greek definition. English implied.)
that ὅπως What(-ever) how, i.e., in the manner that (as adverb or conjunction of coincidence, intentional or actual) that
he would depart μεταβῇ To change place would depart
out ἀπὸ "off," i.e., away (from something near), in various senses (of place, time, or relation; literal or figurative) out
of ὁρίων A boundary-line, i.e., (by implication) a frontier (region) of
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
coasts. ὁρίων A boundary-line, i.e., (by implication) a frontier (region) coasts

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  • 32  And he said unto them, Go. And when they were come out, they went into the herd of swine: and, behold, the whole herd of swine ran violently down a steep place into the sea, and perished in the waters.

  • 33  And they that kept them fled, and went their ways into the city, and told every thing, and what was befallen to the possessed of the devils.

  • 34  And, behold, the whole city came out to meet Jesus: and when they saw him, they besought him that he would depart out of their coasts.




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