REVELATION 9:21

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Neither repented they of their murders, nor of their sorceries, nor of their fornication, nor of their thefts.”

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Revelation 9:21 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Greek Meaning/ Definition
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Neither οὐ The absolute negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not Neither
repented μετενόησαν To think differently or afterwards, i.e., reconsider (morally, feel compunction) repented
they καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words they
of ἐκ A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote) 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
murders, φόνων Murder murders
nor οὔτε Not too, i.e., neither or nor; by analogy, not even nor
of ἐκ A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote) 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
sorceries, φαρμακειῶν Medication ("pharmacy"), i.e., (by extension) magic (literally or figuratively) sorceries
nor οὔτε Not too, i.e., neither or nor; by analogy, not even nor
of ἐκ A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote) 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
fornication, πορνείας Harlotry (including adultery and incest); figuratively, idolatry fornication
nor οὔτε Not too, i.e., neither or nor; by analogy, not even nor
of ἐκ A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote) 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
thefts. κλεμμάτων Stealing (properly, the thing stolen, but used of the act) thefts

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  • 19  For their power is in their mouth, and in their tails: for their tails were like unto serpents, and had heads, and with them they do hurt.

  • 20  And the rest of the men which were not killed by these plagues yet repented not of the works of their hands, that they should not worship devils, and idols of gold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and of wood: which neither can see, nor hear, nor walk:

  • 21  Neither repented they of their murders, nor of their sorceries, nor of their fornication, nor of their thefts.




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