Acts 12:21 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)
upon a set
taktos (Greek #5002)
arranged, i.e. appointed or stated
KJV usage: set.
Pronounce: tak-tos'
Origin: from 5021
hemera (Greek #2250)
day, i.e. (literally) the time space between dawn and dark, or the whole 24 hours (but several days were usually reckoned by the Jews as inclusive of the parts of both extremes); figuratively, a period (always defined more or less clearly by the context)
KJV usage: age, + alway, (mid-)day (by day, (-ly)), + for ever, judgment, (day) time, while, years.
Pronounce: hay-mer'-ah
Origin: feminine (with 5610 implied) of a derivative of ἧμαι (to sit; akin to the base of 1476) meaning tame, i.e. gentle
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
Herodes (Greek #2264)
heroic; Herod, the name of four Jewish kings
KJV usage: Herod.
Pronounce: hay-ro'-dace
Origin: compound of ἥρως (a "hero") and 1491
, arrayed in
enduo (Greek #1746)
to invest with clothing (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: array, clothe (with), endue, have (put) on.
Pronounce: en-doo'-o
Origin: from 1722 and 1416 (in the sense of sinking into a garment)
basilikos (Greek #937)
regal (in relation), i.e. (literally) belonging to (or befitting) the sovereign (as land, dress, or a courtier), or (figuratively) preeminent
KJV usage: king's, nobleman, royal.
Pronounce: bas-il-ee-kos'
Origin: from 935
esthes (Greek #2066)
KJV usage: apparel, clothing, raiment, robe.
Pronounce: es-thace'
Origin: from ἕννυμι (to clothe)
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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
kathizo (Greek #2523)
to seat down, i.e. set (figuratively, appoint); intransitively, to sit (down); figuratively, to settle (hover, dwell)
KJV usage: continue, set, sit (down), tarry.
Pronounce: kath-id'-zo
Origin: another (active) form for 2516
epi (Greek #1909)
properly, meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution (with the genitive case), i.e. over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc.
KJV usage: about (the times), above, after, against, among, as long as (touching), at, beside, X have charge of, (be-, (where-))fore, in (a place, as much as, the time of, -to), (because) of, (up-)on (behalf of), over, (by, for) the space of, through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), with. In compounds it retains essentially the same import, at, upon, etc. (literally or figuratively).
Pronounce: ep-ee'
Origin: a primary preposition
his throne
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
bema (Greek #968)
a step, i.e. foot-breath; by implication, a rostrum, i.e. a tribunal
KJV usage: judgment-seat, set (foot) on, throne.
Pronounce: bay'-ma
Origin: from the base of 939
, and made an oration
demexoreo (Greek #1215)
to be a people-gatherer, i.e. to address a public assembly
KJV usage: make an oration.
Pronounce: day-may-gor-eh'-o
Origin: from a compound of 1218 and 58
pros (Greek #4314)
a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. toward (with the genitive case, the side of, i.e. pertaining to; with the dative case, by the side of, i.e. near to; usually with the accusative case, the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, i.e. whither or for which it is predicated)
KJV usage: about, according to , against, among, at, because of, before, between, (where-)by, for, X at thy house, in, for intent, nigh unto, of, which pertain to, that, to (the end that), X together, to (you) -ward, unto, with(-in). In the comparative case, it denotes essentially the same applications, namely, motion towards, accession to, or nearness at.
Pronounce: pros
Origin: a strengthened form of 4253
autos (Greek #846)
the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative 1438) of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
KJV usage: her, it(-self), one, the other, (mine) own, said, (self-), the) same, ((him-, my-, thy- )self, (your-)selves, she, that, their(-s), them(-selves), there(-at, - by, -in, -into, -of, -on, -with), they, (these) things, this (man), those, together, very, which. Compare 848.
Pronounce: ow-tos'
Origin: from the particle αὖ (perhaps akin to the base of 109 through the idea of a baffling wind) (backward)

Cross References


J. N. Darby Translation

And on a set day, clothed in royal apparel and sitting on the elevated seat of honour, Herod made a public oration to them.

W. Kelly Translation

aAnd on a set day Herod, arrayed in royal apparel and seated on the throne, made an harangue unto them.

WK Translation Notes

throne: It is literally the βὴμα elsewhere in the Authorized Version translated 'judgment seat', or suggestus, for oratory, formal audience, or honorable reception, as well as for judicial investigation. (Exp. of Acts, p.175)