Acts 14:17 KJV (With Strong’s)

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
kaitoige (Greek #2544)
and yet indeed, i.e. although really
KJV usage: nevertheless, though.
Pronounce: kah'-ee-toyg-eh
Origin: from 2543 and 1065
v ,*
ge (Greek #1065)
a primary particle of emphasis or qualification (often used with other particles prefixed)
KJV usage: and besides, doubtless, at least, yet.
Pronounce: gheh
he left
aphiemi (Greek #863)
to send forth, in various applications (as follow)
KJV usage: cry, forgive, forsake, lay aside, leave, let (alone, be, go, have), omit, put (send) away, remit, suffer, yield up.
Pronounce: af-ee'-ay-mee
Origin: from 575 and ἵημι (to send; an intensive form of εἶμι, to go)
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
heautou (Greek #1438)
him- (her-, it-, them-, also (in conjunction with the personal pronoun of the other persons) my-, thy-, our-, your-) self (selves), etc.
KJV usage: alone, her (own, -self), (he) himself, his (own), itself, one (to) another, our (thine) own(-selves), + that she had, their (own, own selves), (of) them(-selves), they, thyself, you, your (own, own conceits, own selves, -selves).
Pronounce: heh-ow-too'
Origin: from a reflexive pronoun otherwise obsolete and the genitive case (dative case or accusative case) of 846
without witness
amarturos (Greek #267)
KJV usage: without witness.
Pronounce: am-ar'-too-ros
Origin: from 1 (as a negative particle) and a form of 3144
, in that he did good
agathopoieo (Greek #15)
to be a well-doer (as a favor or a duty)
KJV usage: (when) do good (well).
Pronounce: ag-ath-op-oy-eh'-o
Origin: from 17
, and gave
didomi (Greek #1325)
to give (used in a very wide application, properly, or by implication, literally or figuratively; greatly modified by the connection)
KJV usage: adventure, bestow, bring forth, commit, deliver (up), give, grant, hinder, make, minister, number, offer, have power, put, receive, set, shew, smite (+ with the hand), strike (+ with the palm of the hand), suffer, take, utter, yield.
Pronounce: did'-o-mee
Origin: a prolonged form of a primary verb (which is used as an alternative in most of the tenses)
hemin (Greek #2254)
to (or for, with, by) us
KJV usage: our, (for) us, we.
Pronounce: hay-meen'
Origin: dative case plural of 1473
huetos (Greek #5205)
rain, especially a shower
KJV usage: rain.
Pronounce: hoo-et-os'
Origin: from a primary ὕω (to rain)
w from heaven
ouranothen (Greek #3771)
from the sky
KJV usage: from heaven.
Pronounce: oo-ran-oth'-en
Origin: from 3772 and the enclitic of source
, 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
karpophoros (Greek #2593)
fruitbearing (figuratively)
KJV usage: fruitful.
Pronounce: kar-pof-or'-os
Origin: from 2590 and 5342
seasons, filling
empiplemi (Greek #1705)
to fill in (up), i.e. (by implication) to satisfy (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: fill.
Pronounce: em-pip'-lay-mee
Origin: or ἐμπλήθω (em-play'-tho) from 1722 and the base of 4118
hemon (Greek #2257)
of (or from) us
KJV usage: our (company), us, we.
Pronounce: hay-mone'
Origin: genitive case plural of 1473
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
kardia (Greek #2588)
the heart, i.e. (figuratively) the thoughts or feelings (mind); also (by analogy) the middle
KJV usage: (+ broken-)heart(-ed).
Pronounce: kar-dee'-ah
Origin: prolonged from a primary κάρ (Latin cor, "heart")
with food
trophe (Greek #5160)
nourishment (literally or figuratively); by implication, rations (wages)
KJV usage: food, meat.
Pronounce: trof-ay'
Origin: from 5142
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
euphrosune (Greek #2167)
KJV usage: gladness, joy.
Pronounce: yoo-fros-oo'-nay
Origin: from the same as 2165
kairos (Greek #2540)
an occasion, i.e. set or proper time
KJV usage: X always, opportunity, (convenient, due) season, (due, short, while) time, a while. Compare 5550.
Pronounce: kahee-ros'
Origin: of uncertain affinity

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Ministry on This Verse

he left.
in that.
Psa. 36:5‑7• 5Thy mercy, O Lord, is in the heavens; and thy faithfulness reacheth unto the clouds.
6Thy righteousness is like the great mountains; thy judgments are a great deep: O Lord, thou preservest man and beast.
7How excellent is thy lovingkindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings.
(Psa. 36:5‑7)
Psa. 52:1• 1<<To the chief Musician, Maschil, A Psalm of David, when Doeg the Edomite came and told Saul, and said unto him, David is come to the house of Ahimelech.>> Why boastest thou thyself in mischief, O mighty man? the goodness of God endureth continually. (Psa. 52:1)
Psa. 104:24‑28• 24O Lord, how manifold are thy works! in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches.
25So is this great and wide sea, wherein are things creeping innumerable, both small and great beasts.
26There go the ships: there is that leviathan, whom thou hast made to play therein.
27These wait all upon thee; that thou mayest give them their meat in due season.
28That thou givest them they gather: thou openest thine hand, they are filled with good.
(Psa. 104:24‑28)
Psa. 145:9,15‑16• 9The Lord is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.
15The eyes of all wait upon thee; and thou givest them their meat in due season.
16Thou openest thine hand, and satisfiest the desire of every living thing.
(Psa. 145:9,15‑16)
Luke 6:35• 35But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil. (Luke 6:35)
and gave.
Lev. 26:4• 4Then I will give you rain in due season, and the land shall yield her increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit. (Lev. 26:4)
Deut. 11:14• 14That I will give you the rain of your land in his due season, the first rain and the latter rain, that thou mayest gather in thy corn, and thy wine, and thine oil. (Deut. 11:14)
Deut. 28:12• 12The Lord shall open unto thee his good treasure, the heaven to give the rain unto thy land in his season, and to bless all the work of thine hand: and thou shalt lend unto many nations, and thou shalt not borrow. (Deut. 28:12)
1 Kings 18:1• 1And it came to pass after many days, that the word of the Lord came to Elijah in the third year, saying, Go, show thyself unto Ahab; and I will send rain upon the earth. (1 Kings 18:1)
Job 5:10• 10Who giveth rain upon the earth, and sendeth waters upon the fields: (Job 5:10)
Job 37:6• 6For he saith to the snow, Be thou on the earth; likewise to the small rain, and to the great rain of his strength. (Job 37:6)
Job 38:26‑28• 26To cause it to rain on the earth, where no man is; on the wilderness, wherein there is no man;
27To satisfy the desolate and waste ground; and to cause the bud of the tender herb to spring forth?
28Hath the rain a father? or who hath begotten the drops of dew?
(Job 38:26‑28)
Psa. 65:9‑13• 9Thou visitest the earth, and waterest it: thou greatly enrichest it with the river of God, which is full of water: thou preparest them corn, when thou hast so provided for it.
10Thou waterest the ridges thereof abundantly: thou settlest the furrows thereof: thou makest it soft with showers: thou blessest the springing thereof.
11Thou crownest the year with thy goodness; and thy paths drop fatness.
12They drop upon the pastures of the wilderness: and the little hills rejoice on every side.
13The pastures are clothed with flocks; the valleys also are covered over with corn; they shout for joy, they also sing.
(Psa. 65:9‑13)
Psa. 68:9‑10• 9Thou, O God, didst send a plentiful rain, whereby thou didst confirm thine inheritance, when it was weary.
10Thy congregation hath dwelt therein: thou, O God, hast prepared of thy goodness for the poor.
(Psa. 68:9‑10)
Psa. 147:7‑8• 7Sing unto the Lord with thanksgiving; sing praise upon the harp unto our God:
8Who covereth the heaven with clouds, who prepareth rain for the earth, who maketh grass to grow upon the mountains.
(Psa. 147:7‑8)
Isa. 5:6• 6And I will lay it waste: it shall not be pruned, nor digged; but there shall come up briers and thorns: I will also command the clouds that they rain no rain upon it. (Isa. 5:6)
Jer. 5:24• 24Neither say they in their heart, Let us now fear the Lord our God, that giveth rain, both the former and the latter, in his season: he reserveth unto us the appointed weeks of the harvest. (Jer. 5:24)
Jer. 14:22• 22Are there any among the vanities of the Gentiles that can cause rain? or can the heavens give showers? art not thou he, O Lord our God? therefore we will wait upon thee: for thou hast made all these things. (Jer. 14:22)
Matt. 5:45• 45That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. (Matt. 5:45)
James 5:17‑18• 17Elias was a man subject to like passions as we are, and he prayed earnestly that it might not rain: and it rained not on the earth by the space of three years and six months.
18And he prayed again, and the heaven gave rain, and the earth brought forth her fruit.
(James 5:17‑18)
 The discourse in the synagogue was founded on the Jewish. scriptures; here to these men of Lycaonia there is no allusion to the Old Testament whatever, but a plain reference to what all see and know-the heavens above them, and the seasons that God was pleased from of old to assign round about them, and that continual supply of the fruits of His natural bounty of which the most callous can scarce be insensible. Thus we see there was the ministration of suited truth, as far as it went, of what God is, and what is worthy of Him, opening the way for the glad tidings of His grace. (Acts 14 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

though indeed he did not leave himself without witness, doing good, and giving to you from heaven rain and fruitful seasons, filling your hearts with food and gladness.

W. Kelly Translation

And yet he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave you from heaven rains and fruitful seasons, filling your hearts with food and gladness1.

WK Translation Notes

you... your: ’You…’, not `us…’ as in Text. Rec. (Exp. of Acts, p.199)