Acts 12:7 KJV (With Strong’s)

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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
, behold
idou (Greek #2400)
second person singular imperative middle voice of 1492; used as imperative lo!; --behold, lo, see.
Pronounce: id-oo'
, the angel
aggelos (Greek #32)
a messenger; especially an "angel"; by implication, a pastor
KJV usage: angel, messenger.
Pronounce: ang'-el-os
Origin: from ἀγγέλλω (probably derived from 71; compare 34) (to bring tidings)
k of the 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)
came upon
ephistemi (Greek #2186)
from 1909 and 2476; to stand upon, i.e. be present (in various applications, friendly or otherwise, usually literal); --assault, come (in, to, unto, upon), be at hand (instant), present, stand (before, by, over).
Pronounce: ef-is'-tay-mee
him, 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
a light
phos (Greek #5457)
luminousness (in the widest application, natural or artificial, abstract or concrete, literal or figurative)
KJV usage: fire, light.
Pronounce: foce
Origin: from an obsolete φάω (to shine or make manifest, especially by rays; compare 5316, 5346)
shined
lampo (Greek #2989)
to beam, i.e. radiate brilliancy (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: give light, shine.
Pronounce: lam'-po
Origin: a primary verb
in
en (Greek #1722)
"in," at, (up-)on, by, etc.
KJV usage: about, after, against, + almost, X altogether, among, X as, at, before, between, (here-)by (+ all means), for (... sake of), + give self wholly to, (here-)in(-to, -wardly), X mightily, (because) of, (up-)on, (open-)ly, X outwardly, one, X quickly, X shortly, (speedi-)ly, X that, X there(-in, -on), through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), under, when, where(-with), while, with(-in). Often used in compounds, with substantially the same import; rarely with verbs of motion, and then not to indicate direction, except (elliptically) by a separate (and different) preposition.
Pronounce: en
Origin: a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between 1519 and 1537)
the prison
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
oikema (Greek #3612)
a tenement, i.e. (specially), a jail
KJV usage: prison.
Pronounce: oy'-kay-mah
Origin: from 3611
: and
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 smote
patasso (Greek #3960)
to knock (gently or with a weapon or fatally)
KJV usage: smite, strike. Compare 5180.
Pronounce: pat-as'-so
Origin: probably prolongation from 3817
Peter
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
Petros (Greek #4074)
a (piece of) rock (larger than 3037); as a name, Petrus, an apostle
KJV usage: Peter, rock. Compare 2786.
Pronounce: pet'-ros
Origin: apparently a primary word
on the side
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
pleura (Greek #4125)
a rib, i.e. (by extension) side
KJV usage: side.
Pronounce: plyoo-rah'
Origin: of uncertain affinity
, and raised
egeiro (Greek #1453)
to waken (transitively or intransitively), i.e. rouse (literally, from sleep, from sitting or lying, from disease, from death; or figuratively, from obscurity, inactivity, ruins, nonexistence)
KJV usage: awake, lift (up), raise (again, up), rear up, (a-)rise (again, up), stand, take up.
Pronounce: eg-i'-ro
Origin: probably akin to the base of 58 (through the idea of collecting one's faculties)
him
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)
up
egeiro (Greek #1453)
to waken (transitively or intransitively), i.e. rouse (literally, from sleep, from sitting or lying, from disease, from death; or figuratively, from obscurity, inactivity, ruins, nonexistence)
KJV usage: awake, lift (up), raise (again, up), rear up, (a-)rise (again, up), stand, take up.
Pronounce: eg-i'-ro
Origin: probably akin to the base of 58 (through the idea of collecting one's faculties)
, saying
lego (Greek #3004)
properly, to "lay" forth, i.e. (figuratively) relate (in words (usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas 2036 and 5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while 4483 is properly to break silence merely, and 2980 means an extended or random harangue)); by implication, to mean
KJV usage: ask, bid, boast, call, describe, give out, name, put forth, say(-ing, on), shew, speak, tell, utter.
Pronounce: leg'-o
Origin: a primary verb
, Arise
anistemi (Greek #450)
to stand up (literal or figurative, transitive or intransitive)
KJV usage: arise, lift up, raise up (again), rise (again), stand up(-right).
Pronounce: an-is'-tay-mee
Origin: from 303 and 2476
up
en (Greek #1722)
"in," at, (up-)on, by, etc.
KJV usage: about, after, against, + almost, X altogether, among, X as, at, before, between, (here-)by (+ all means), for (... sake of), + give self wholly to, (here-)in(-to, -wardly), X mightily, (because) of, (up-)on, (open-)ly, X outwardly, one, X quickly, X shortly, (speedi-)ly, X that, X there(-in, -on), through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), under, when, where(-with), while, with(-in). Often used in compounds, with substantially the same import; rarely with verbs of motion, and then not to indicate direction, except (elliptically) by a separate (and different) preposition.
Pronounce: en
Origin: a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between 1519 and 1537)
quickly
tachos (Greek #5034)
a brief space (of time), i.e. (with 1722 prefixed) in haste
KJV usage: + quickly, + shortly, + speedily.
Pronounce: takh'-os
Origin: from the same as 5036
. 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
n his
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)
chains
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
halusis (Greek #254)
a fetter or manacle
KJV usage: bonds, chain.
Pronounce: hal'-oo-sis
Origin: of uncertain derivation
fell off
ekpipto (Greek #1601)
to drop away; specially, be driven out of one's course; figuratively, to lose, become inefficient
KJV usage: be cast, fail, fall (away, off), take none effect.
Pronounce: ek-pip'-to
Origin: from 1537 and 4098
from
ek (Greek #1537)
or ἐξ (ex) 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)
KJV usage: after, among, X are, at, betwixt(-yond), by (the means of), exceedingly, (+ abundantly above), for(- th), from (among, forth, up), + grudgingly, + heartily, X heavenly, X hereby, + very highly, in, ...ly, (because, by reason) of, off (from), on, out among (from, of), over, since, X thenceforth, through, X unto, X vehemently, with(-out). Often used in composition, with the same general import; often of completion.
Pronounce: ek
his hands
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
cheir (Greek #5495)
the hand (literally or figuratively (power); especially (by Hebraism) a means or instrument)
KJV usage: hand.
Pronounce: khire
Origin: perhaps from the base of 5494 in the sense of its congener the base of 5490 (through the idea of hollowness for grasping)
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Cross References

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Ministry on This Verse

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the angel.
Acts 12:23• 23And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost. (Acts 12:23)
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Acts 5:19• 19But the angel of the Lord by night opened the prison doors, and brought them forth, and said, (Acts 5:19)
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Acts 10:30• 30And Cornelius said, Four days ago I was fasting until this hour; and at the ninth hour I prayed in my house, and, behold, a man stood before me in bright clothing, (Acts 10:30)
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Acts 27:23‑24• 23For there stood by me this night the angel of God, whose I am, and whom I serve,
24Saying, Fear not, Paul; thou must be brought before Caesar: and, lo, God hath given thee all them that sail with thee.
(Acts 27:23‑24)
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1 Kings 19:5,7• 5And as he lay and slept under a juniper tree, behold, then an angel touched him, and said unto him, Arise and eat.
7And the angel of the Lord came again the second time, and touched him, and said, Arise and eat; because the journey is too great for thee.
(1 Kings 19:5,7)
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Psa. 34:7• 7The angel of the Lord encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them. (Psa. 34:7)
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Psa. 37:32‑33• 32The wicked watcheth the righteous, and seeketh to slay him.
33The Lord will not leave him in his hand, nor condemn him when he is judged.
(Psa. 37:32‑33)
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Isa. 37:30• 30And this shall be a sign unto thee, Ye shall eat this year such as groweth of itself; and the second year that which springeth of the same: and in the third year sow ye, and reap, and plant vineyards, and eat the fruit thereof. (Isa. 37:30)
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Dan. 6:22• 22My God hath sent his angel, and hath shut the lions' mouths, that they have not hurt me: forasmuch as before him innocency was found in me; and also before thee, O king, have I done no hurt. (Dan. 6:22)
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Heb. 1:14• 14Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation? (Heb. 1:14)
and a.
Arise.
And his.The two chains with which his hands were fastened to those of the two soldiers between whom he slept.
This, it appears, was the Roman method of securing a prisoner, and seems to be what is intimated in ver. 6.
Acts 12:6• 6And when Herod would have brought him forth, the same night Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains: and the keepers before the door kept the prison. (Acts 12:6)
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Acts 2:24• 24Whom God hath raised up, having loosed the pains of death: because it was not possible that he should be holden of it. (Acts 2:24)
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Acts 16:26• 26And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken: and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one's bands were loosed. (Acts 16:26)
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Psa. 105:18‑20• 18Whose feet they hurt with fetters: he was laid in iron:
19Until the time that his word came: the word of the Lord tried him.
20The king sent and loosed him; even the ruler of the people, and let him go free.
(Psa. 105:18‑20)
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Psa. 107:14• 14He brought them out of darkness and the shadow of death, and brake their bands in sunder. (Psa. 107:14)
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Psa. 116:16• 16O Lord, truly I am thy servant; I am thy servant, and the son of thine handmaid: thou hast loosed my bonds. (Psa. 116:16)
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Psa. 142:6‑7• 6Attend unto my cry; for I am brought very low: deliver me from my persecutors; for they are stronger than I.
7Bring my soul out of prison, that I may praise thy name: the righteous shall compass me about; for thou shalt deal bountifully with me.
(Psa. 142:6‑7)
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Psa. 146:7• 7Which executeth judgment for the oppressed: which giveth food to the hungry. The Lord looseth the prisoners: (Psa. 146:7)
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Dan. 3:24‑25• 24Then Nebuchadnezzar the king was astonied, and rose up in haste, and spake, and said unto his counsellors, Did not we cast three men bound into the midst of the fire? They answered and said unto the king, True, O king.
25He answered and said, Lo, I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire, and they have no hurt; and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God.
(Dan. 3:24‑25)
 He allows some to be slain (happy witnesses to their heavenly portion in Christ), and preserves others to carry on the testimony on earth, in spite of all the power, apparently irresistible, of the enemy-a power which the Lord baffles by the manifestation of that which belongs to Him and to Him alone, and which He employs when He will and how He will. (Acts 12 by J.N. Darby)

J. N. Darby Translation

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And lo, an angel of the Lord came there, and a light shone in the prison: and having smitten the side of Peter, he roused him up, saying, Rise up quickly. And his chains fell off his hands.

W. Kelly Translation

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And, behold, an angel of [the] Lord stood by, and a light shone in the cell; and he struck the side of Peter, and awoke him, saying, Rise up quickly. And his chains fell off from his hands.