Acts 12:2 KJV (With Strong’s)

de (Greek #1161)
but, and, etc.
KJV usage: also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
Pronounce: deh
Origin: a primary particle (adversative or continuative)
he killed
anaireo (Greek #337)
to take up, i.e. adopt; by implication, to take away (violently), i.e. abolish, murder
KJV usage: put to death, kill, slay, take away, take up.
Pronounce: an-ahee-reh'-o
Origin: from 303 and (the active of) 138
Iakobos (Greek #2385)
Jacobus, the name of three Israelites
KJV usage: James.
Pronounce: ee-ak'-o-bos
Origin: the same as 2384 Graecized
c the brother
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
adephos (Greek #80)
a brother (literally or figuratively) near or remote (much like 1)
KJV usage: brother.
Pronounce: ad-el-fos'
Origin: from 1 (as a connective particle) and δελφύς (the womb)
of John
Ioannes (Greek #2491)
Joannes (i.e. Jochanan), the name of four Israelites
KJV usage: John.
Pronounce: ee-o-an'-nace
Origin: of Hebrew origin (03110)
with the sword
machaira (Greek #3162)
a knife, i.e. dirk; figuratively, war, judicial punishment
KJV usage: sword.
Pronounce: makh'-ahee-rah
Origin: probably feminine of a presumed derivative of 3163

Cross References


J. N. Darby Translation

and slew James, the brother of John, with the sword.

W. Kelly Translation

And he slew James the brother of John with [the] sword.