2 Peter 1:16 KJV (With Strong’s)

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ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
For
gar (Greek #1063)
properly, assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles)
KJV usage: and, as, because (that), but, even, for, indeed, no doubt, seeing, then, therefore, verily, what, why, yet.
Pronounce: gar
Origin: a primary particle
we have
exakoloutheo (Greek #1811)
to follow out, i.e. (figuratively) to imitate, obey, yield to
KJV usage: follow.
Pronounce: ex-ak-ol-oo-theh'-o
Origin: from 1537 and 190
not
ou (Greek #3756)
the absolute negative (compare 3361) adverb; no or not
KJV usage: + long, nay, neither, never, no (X man), none, (can-)not, + nothing, + special, un(-worthy), when, + without, + yet but. See also 3364, 3372.
Pronounce: oo
Origin: οὐκ (ook), and (before an aspirate) οὐχ (ookh) a primary word
followed
exakoloutheo (Greek #1811)
to follow out, i.e. (figuratively) to imitate, obey, yield to
KJV usage: follow.
Pronounce: ex-ak-ol-oo-theh'-o
Origin: from 1537 and 190
cunningly devised
sophizo (Greek #4679)
to render wise; in a sinister acceptation, to form "sophisms", i.e. continue plausible error
KJV usage: cunningly devised, make wise.
Pronounce: sof-id'-zo
Origin: from 4680
fables
muthos (Greek #3454)
a tale, i.e. fiction ("myth")
KJV usage: fable.
Pronounce: moo'-thos
Origin: perhaps from the same as 3453 (through the idea of tuition)
k, when we made known
gnorizo (Greek #1107)
to make known; subjectively, to know
KJV usage: certify, declare, make known, give to understand, do to wit, wot.
Pronounce: gno-rid'-zo
Origin: from a derivative of 1097
unto you
humin (Greek #5213)
to (with or by) you
KJV usage: ye, you, your(-selves).
Pronounce: hoo-min'
Origin: irregular dative case of 5210
the power
dunamis (Greek #1411)
force (literally or figuratively); specially, miraculous power (usually by implication, a miracle itself)
KJV usage: ability, abundance, meaning, might(-ily, -y, -y deed), (worker of) miracle(-s), power, strength, violence, mighty (wonderful) work.
Pronounce: doo'-nam-is
Origin: from 1410
and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
coming
parousia (Greek #3952)
a being near, i.e. advent (often, return; specially, of Christ to punish Jerusalem, or finally the wicked); (by implication) physically, aspect
KJV usage: coming, presence.
Pronounce: par-oo-see'-ah
Origin: from the present participle of 3918
of
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
kurios (Greek #2962)
supreme in authority, i.e. (as noun) controller; by implication, Master (as a respectful title)
KJV usage: God, Lord, master, Sir.
Pronounce: koo'-ree-os
Origin: from κῦρος (supremacy)
our
hemon (Greek #2257)
of (or from) us
KJV usage: our (company), us, we.
Pronounce: hay-mone'
Origin: genitive case plural of 1473
Lord
kurios (Greek #2962)
supreme in authority, i.e. (as noun) controller; by implication, Master (as a respectful title)
KJV usage: God, Lord, master, Sir.
Pronounce: koo'-ree-os
Origin: from κῦρος (supremacy)
Jesus
Iesous (Greek #2424)
Jesus (i.e. Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites
KJV usage: Jesus.
Pronounce: ee-ay-sooce'
Origin: of Hebrew origin (03091)
Christ
Christos (Greek #5547)
anointed, i.e. the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus
KJV usage: Christ.
Pronounce: khris-tos'
Origin: from 5548
, but
alla (Greek #235)
properly, other things, i.e. (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations)
KJV usage: and, but (even), howbeit, indeed, nay, nevertheless, no, notwithstanding, save, therefore, yea, yet.
Pronounce: al-lah'
Origin: neuter plural of 243
were
ginomai (Greek #1096)
to cause to be ("gen"-erate), i.e. (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literal, figurative, intensive, etc.)
KJV usage: arise, be assembled, be(-come, -fall, -have self), be brought (to pass), (be) come (to pass), continue, be divided, draw, be ended, fall, be finished, follow, be found, be fulfilled, + God forbid, grow, happen, have, be kept, be made, be married, be ordained to be, partake, pass, be performed, be published, require, seem, be showed, X soon as it was, sound, be taken, be turned, use, wax, will, would, be wrought.
Pronounce: ghin'-om-ahee
Origin: a prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb
eyewitnesses
epoptes (Greek #2030)
a looker-on
KJV usage: eye-witness.
Pronounce: ep-op'-tace
Origin: from 1909 and a presumed derivative of 3700
m of
megaleiotes (Greek #3168)
superbness, i.e. glory or splendor
KJV usage: magnificence, majesty, mighty power.
Pronounce: meg-al-i-ot'-ace
Origin: from 3167
his
ekeinos (Greek #1565)
that one (or (neuter) thing); often intensified by the article prefixed
KJV usage: he, it, the other (same), selfsame, that (same, very), X their, X them, they, this, those. See also 3778.
Pronounce: ek-i'-nos
Origin: from 1563
majesty
megaleiotes (Greek #3168)
superbness, i.e. glory or splendor
KJV usage: magnificence, majesty, mighty power.
Pronounce: meg-al-i-ot'-ace
Origin: from 3167
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Cross References

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we have.
2 Peter 3:3‑4• 3Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts,
4And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.
(2 Peter 3:3‑4)
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1 Cor. 1:17,23• 17For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect.
23But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumblingblock, and unto the Greeks foolishness;
(1 Cor. 1:17,23)
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1 Cor. 2:1,4• 1And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not with excellency of speech or of wisdom, declaring unto you the testimony of God.
4And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man's wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power:
(1 Cor. 2:1,4)
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2 Cor. 2:17• 17For we are not as many, which corrupt the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ. (2 Cor. 2:17)
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2 Cor. 4:2• 2But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God. (2 Cor. 4:2)
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2 Cor. 12:16‑17• 16But be it so, I did not burden you: nevertheless, being crafty, I caught you with guile.
17Did I make a gain of you by any of them whom I sent unto you?
(2 Cor. 12:16‑17)
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Eph. 4:14• 14That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive; (Eph. 4:14)
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2 Thess. 2:9• 9Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders, (2 Thess. 2:9)
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1 Tim. 1:4• 4Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which minister questions, rather than godly edifying which is in faith: so do. (1 Tim. 1:4)
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1 Tim. 4:7• 7But refuse profane and old wives' fables, and exercise thyself rather unto godliness. (1 Tim. 4:7)
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Titus 1:14• 14Not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the truth. (Titus 1:14)
the power.
coming.
were.
Matt. 17:1‑5• 1And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high mountain apart,
2And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light.
3And, behold, there appeared unto them Moses and Elias talking with him.
4Then answered Peter, and said unto Jesus, Lord, it is good for us to be here: if thou wilt, let us make here three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias.
5While he yet spake, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and behold a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him.
(Matt. 17:1‑5)
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Mark 9:2• 2And after six days Jesus taketh with him Peter, and James, and John, and leadeth them up into an high mountain apart by themselves: and he was transfigured before them. (Mark 9:2)
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Luke 9:28‑32• 28And it came to pass about an eight days after these sayings, he took Peter and John and James, and went up into a mountain to pray.
29And as he prayed, the fashion of his countenance was altered, and his raiment was white and glistering.
30And, behold, there talked with him two men, which were Moses and Elias:
31Who appeared in glory, and spake of his decease which he should accomplish at Jerusalem.
32But Peter and they that were with him were heavy with sleep: and when they were awake, they saw his glory, and the two men that stood with him.
(Luke 9:28‑32)
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John 1:14• 14And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth. (John 1:14)
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1 John 1:1‑3• 1That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life;
2(For the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and show unto you that eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested unto us;)
3That which we have seen and heard declare we unto you, that ye also may have fellowship with us: and truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ.
(1 John 1:1‑3)
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1 John 4:14• 14And we have seen and do testify that the Father sent the Son to be the Saviour of the world. (1 John 4:14)

J. N. Darby Translation

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For we have not made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, following cleverly imagined fables, but having been eyewitnessesf of *his* majesty.

JND Translation Notes

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"Admitted into immediate vision of the glory," a word used for full initiation into the mysteries.

W. Kelly Translation

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16
aFor we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, not following cleverly devised fables, but made eyewitnesses of his majesty.

WK Translation Notes

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[whole verse]: The rendering of 16, 17, is loose [in the RV], not only in general form but even to the diluting ὐπό "by," to ἀπό "from" at the close. (Bible Treasury 14:95)