Acts 2:41 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
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men (Greek #3303)
properly, indicative of affirmation or concession (in fact); usually followed by a contrasted clause with 1161 (this one, the former, etc.)
KJV usage: even, indeed, so, some, truly, verily. Often compounded with other particles in an intensive or asseverative sense.
Pronounce: men
Origin: a primary particle
Then
oun (Greek #3767)
(adverbially) certainly, or (conjunctionally) accordingly
KJV usage: and (so, truly), but, now (then), so (likewise then), then, therefore, verily, wherefore.
Pronounce: oon
Origin: apparently a primary word
they
baptizo (Greek #907)
to immerse, submerge; to make whelmed (i.e. fully wet); used only (in the New Testament) of ceremonial ablution, especially (technically) of the ordinance of Christian baptism
KJV usage: Baptist, baptize, wash.
Pronounce: bap-tid'-zo
Origin: from a derivative of 911
that
apodechomai (Greek #588)
to take fully, i.e. welcome (persons), approve (things)
KJV usage: accept, receive (gladly).
Pronounce: ap-od-ekh'-om-ahee
Origin: from 575 and 1209
gladly
asmenos (Greek #780)
with pleasure
KJV usage: gladly.
Pronounce: as-men'-oce
Origin: adverb from a derivative of the base of 2237
received
apodechomai (Greek #588)
to take fully, i.e. welcome (persons), approve (things)
KJV usage: accept, receive (gladly).
Pronounce: ap-od-ekh'-om-ahee
Origin: from 575 and 1209
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)
word
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
logos (Greek #3056)
something said (including the thought); by implication, a topic (subject of discourse), also reasoning (the mental faculty) or motive; by extension, a computation; specially, (with the article in John) the Divine Expression (i.e. Christ)
KJV usage: account, cause, communication, X concerning, doctrine, fame, X have to do, intent, matter, mouth, preaching, question, reason, + reckon, remove, say(-ing), shew, X speaker, speech, talk, thing, + none of these things move me, tidings, treatise, utterance, word, work.
Pronounce: log'-os
Origin: from 3004
were baptized
baptizo (Greek #907)
to immerse, submerge; to make whelmed (i.e. fully wet); used only (in the New Testament) of ceremonial ablution, especially (technically) of the ordinance of Christian baptism
KJV usage: Baptist, baptize, wash.
Pronounce: bap-tid'-zo
Origin: from a derivative of 911
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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
the same
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
day
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
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
there were added
prostithemi (Greek #4369)
to place additionally, i.e. lay beside, annex, repeat
KJV usage: add, again, give more, increase, lay unto, proceed further, speak to any more.
Pronounce: pros-tith'-ay-mee
Origin: from 4314 and 5087
unto them about
hosei (Greek #5616)
as if
KJV usage: about, as (it had been, it were), like (as).
Pronounce: ho-si'
Origin: from 5613 and 1487
three thousand
trischilioi (Greek #5153)
three times a thousand
KJV usage: three thousand.
Pronounce: tris-khil'-ee-oy
Origin: from 5151 and 5507
souls
psuche (Greek #5590)
breath, i.e. (by implication) spirit, abstractly or concretely (the animal sentient principle only; thus distinguished on the one hand from 4151, which is the rational and immortal soul; and on the other from 2222, which is mere vitality, even of plants: these terms thus exactly correspond respectively to the Hebrew 05315, 07307 and 02416)
KJV usage: heart (+ -ily), life, mind, soul, + us, + you.
Pronounce: psoo-khay'
Origin: from 5594
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gladly.
Acts 2:37• 37Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do? (Acts 2:37)
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Acts 8:6‑8• 6And the people with one accord gave heed unto those things which Philip spake, hearing and seeing the miracles which he did.
7For unclean spirits, crying with loud voice, came out of many that were possessed with them: and many taken with palsies, and that were lame, were healed.
8And there was great joy in that city.
(Acts 8:6‑8)
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Acts 13:48• 48And when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord: and as many as were ordained to eternal life believed. (Acts 13:48)
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Acts 16:31‑34• 31And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house.
32And they spake unto him the word of the Lord, and to all that were in his house.
33And he took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes; and was baptized, he and all his, straightway.
34And when he had brought them into his house, he set meat before them, and rejoiced, believing in God with all his house.
(Acts 16:31‑34)
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Matt. 13:44‑46• 44Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto treasure hid in a field; the which when a man hath found, he hideth, and for joy thereof goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field.
45Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls:
46Who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it.
(Matt. 13:44‑46)
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Gal. 4:14‑15• 14And my temptation which was in my flesh ye despised not, nor rejected; but received me as an angel of God, even as Christ Jesus.
15Where is then the blessedness ye spake of? for I bear you record, that, if it had been possible, ye would have plucked out your own eyes, and have given them to me.
(Gal. 4:14‑15)
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1 Thess. 1:6• 6And ye became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Ghost: (1 Thess. 1:6)
were baptized.
added.
Acts 2:47• 47Praising God, and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved. (Acts 2:47)
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Acts 1:15• 15And in those days Peter stood up in the midst of the disciples, and said, (the number of names together were about an hundred and twenty,) (Acts 1:15)
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Acts 4:4• 4Howbeit many of them which heard the word believed; and the number of the men was about five thousand. (Acts 4:4)
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Psa. 72:16‑17• 16There shall be an handful of corn in the earth upon the top of the mountains; the fruit thereof shall shake like Lebanon: and they of the city shall flourish like grass of the earth.
17His name shall endure for ever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and men shall be blessed in him: all nations shall call him blessed.
(Psa. 72:16‑17)
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Psa. 110:3• 3Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power, in the beauties of holiness from the womb of the morning: thou hast the dew of thy youth. (Psa. 110:3)
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Luke 5:5‑7• 5And Simon answering said unto him, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless at thy word I will let down the net.
6And when they had this done, they inclosed a great multitude of fishes: and their net brake.
7And they beckoned unto their partners, which were in the other ship, that they should come and help them. And they came, and filled both the ships, so that they began to sink.
(Luke 5:5‑7)
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John 14:12• 12Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father. (John 14:12)
 The Lord directed His servants to baptize; and the new converts simply and without question submitted…..It was a clean final break with sins and sin, with man and religious man, with Judaism. (Acts 2:37-49 by W. Kelly)
 The Pentecostal work was both profound and extensive: three thousand souls that day were no slight haul, but in every way suited to prove that a Divine person was, just come in grace no less than power, both to save and to gather. (Acts 2:37-49 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

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Those then who had acceptedb his word were baptised; and there were added in that day about three thousand souls.

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It means, "to receive in full," or "with satisfaction"; or, as to an opinion or teaching, "to accept and receive it as true." see Note, Luke 8.40.

W. Kelly Translation

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Those then that accepted his word were baptised; and there were added that day about three thousand souls1.

WK Translation Notes

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word ^: ’Gladly,’ the reading of the Received Text, is rejected on ample evidence by the critics as not found in the oldest and best authorities. It seems to be a perhaps unconscious importation from, or effect of, chapter 21:17, where it is in perfect keeping. Here it is not. For precious and comforting as the gospel may be, deep seriousness would characterize those souls so newly repentant, and on grounds suited to sound them thoroughly. A ’glad’ reception would better harmonize with a revival movement and its generally superficial results. (Exp. of Acts, p.28)
word ^: It appears to me that ἀσμένως, "gladly," was inserted in the commonly received text against the best testimony, as well as internal reasons. For the great uncials (א, A, B, C, D, etc.), supported by the Vulgate and Aethiopic, omit the word, which was probably suggested by chap. 21:17, where it falls in as admirably as here it sounds somewhat out of season. Nearly the same authorities concur in omitting καὶ, "and," between "the fellowship" and "the breaking of bread." This serves to strengthen the view that "the fellowship" goes with "the teaching of the apostles," though put as two objects instead of being combined by a single article in one idea; and it would throw the breaking of bread and the prayers similarly together. (Lect. Intro. to Acts, Cath. Epist. and Rev., p. 18-19)
word ^: It may be new to some though to many of you more familiar, that the word "gladly" has no sufficient authority to stand there. Reflect for a moment what it means for one newly converted "gladly" to receive the message. Such a word has not the appropriate link with an occasion so solemn as souls brought to God out of darkness. Do not conceive for a moment that there is any wish to cloud the joy of the believer; but our Lord instructs us that it is a bad sign when the first effect of the truth entering the soul is gladness. Deep self-search and humiliation are incomparably better proofs of a true work of God there. Compare Luke 8:13. (Bible Treasury N4:69)
word ^: The history of this word "gladly" really is that it comes from another part of the Acts of the Apostles (21:17). It is a word occurring but this once in the N. T. and rightly applied to receiving beloved servants of the Lord. This curiously illustrates how a word, sometimes a clause, gets occasionally where it ought not. We can understand how brethren who saw the apostle with other servants of the Lord would gladly receive them. One feels how proper this was for men who were at rest and peace with God. But in Acts 2 souls were first brought face to face with their sins, and this in the presence of God. Did not solemnity become them at the most important epoch of their lives? It is not questioned that, whatever may be the difficulties, the result will be joy and peace; but we are speaking now of the process, and of the proper, legitimate, and desirable effect of the word of God in dealing with our souls submitting to it and for the first time taking their stand as confessors of Christ as individuals in the light. (Bible Treasury N4:83, see also Bible Treasury 13:335)
word ^: equally good is their omission [in the RV] of ἀσμένως in verse 41, an evident insertion from chapter 21:17. (Bible Treasury 13:335)