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Acts 26

Acts 26:23 KJV (With Strong’s)

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That
ei (Greek #1487)
if, whether, that, etc.
KJV usage: forasmuch as, if, that, (al-)though, whether. Often used in connection or composition with other particles, especially as in 1489, 1490, 1499, 1508, 1509, 1512, 1513, 1536, 1537. See also 1437.
Pronounce: i
Origin: a primary particle of conditionality
Christ
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
Christos (Greek #5547)
anointed, i.e. the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus
KJV usage: Christ.
Pronounce: khris-tos'
Origin: from 5548
should
mello (Greek #3195)
to intend, i.e. be about to be, do, or suffer something (of persons or things, especially events; in the sense of purpose, duty, necessity, probability, possibility, or hesitation)
KJV usage: about, after that, be (almost), (that which is, things, + which was for) to come, intend, was to (be), mean, mind, be at the point, (be) ready, + return, shall (begin), (which, that) should (after, afterwards, hereafter) tarry, which was for, will, would, be yet.
Pronounce: mel'-lo
Origin: a strengthened form of 3199 (through the idea of expectation)
suffer
pathetos (Greek #3805)
liable (i.e. doomed) to experience pain
KJV usage: suffer.
Pronounce: path-ay-tos'
Origin: from the same as 3804
, and that
ei (Greek #1487)
if, whether, that, etc.
KJV usage: forasmuch as, if, that, (al-)though, whether. Often used in connection or composition with other particles, especially as in 1489, 1490, 1499, 1508, 1509, 1512, 1513, 1536, 1537. See also 1437.
Pronounce: i
Origin: a primary particle of conditionality
he should be the first
protos (Greek #4413)
foremost (in time, place, order or importance)
KJV usage: before, beginning, best, chief(-est), first (of all), former.
Pronounce: pro'-tos
Origin: contracted superlative of 4253
x that should rise
anastasis (Greek #386)
a standing up again, i.e. (literally) a resurrection from death (individual, genitive case or by implication, (its author)), or (figuratively) a (moral) recovery (of spiritual truth)
KJV usage: raised to life again, resurrection, rise from the dead, that should rise, rising again.
Pronounce: an-as'-tas-is
Origin: from 450
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
the dead
nekros (Greek #3498)
dead (literally or figuratively; also as noun)
KJV usage: dead.
Pronounce: nek-ros'
Origin: from an apparently primary νέκυς (a corpse)
, and should show
kataggello (Greek #2605)
to proclaim, promulgate
KJV usage: declare, preach, shew, speak of, teach.
Pronounce: kat-ang-gel'-lo
Origin: from 2596 and the base of 32
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)
unto the people
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
laos (Greek #2992)
a people (in general; thus differing from 1218, which denotes one's own populace)
KJV usage: people.
Pronounce: lah-os'
Origin: apparently a primary word
, 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
to the Gentiles
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
ethnos (Greek #1484)
a race (as of the same habit), i.e. a tribe; specially, a foreign (non-Jewish) one (usually, by implication, pagan)
KJV usage: Gentile, heathen, nation, people.
Pronounce: eth'-nos
Origin: probably from 1486
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Christ.
the first.
Acts 26:8• 8Why is it judged incredible with you, if God raiseth dead [men]? (Acts 26:8)
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Acts 2:23‑32• 23him, given up by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, ye by hand of lawless [men] did crucify and slay;
24whom God raised up, having loosed the pangs of death, inasmuch as it was not possible that he should be held fast by it.
25For David saith as to him, I kept the Lord in view always before me, because he is on my right hand that I may not be shaken.
26On this account my heart was cheered and my tongue was exceeding glad; yea more my flesh also shall dwell in hope
27because thou wilt not leave my soul to hades nor give thy Holy One to see corruption.
28Thou didst make known to me ways of life; thou wilt make me full of joy with thy countenance.
29Brethren, one may speak with freedom unto you about the patriarch David that he both died and was buried, and his tomb is amongst us unto this day.
30Being therefore a prophet, and knowing that God swore with an oath to him of the fruit of his loins to seat upon his throne,
31he foresaw and spoke about the resurrection of the Christ, that neither was he left to hades nor did his flesh see corruption.
32This Jesus did God raise up whereof all we are witnesses.
(Acts 2:23‑32)
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Acts 13:34• 34But that he raised him from [the] dead, no more to return unto corruption, he hath spoken thus, I will give you the faithful mercies of David; (Acts 13:34)
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Psa. 16:8‑11•  (Psa. 16:8‑11)
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Isa. 53:10‑12•  (Isa. 53:10‑12)
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Matt. 27:53• 53{i}and going out of the tombs after his arising, entered into the holy city and appeared unto many.{/i} (Matt. 27:53)
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John 10:18• 18No one taketh it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it again: this commandment I received from my Father. (John 10:18)
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John 11:25• 25Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection and the life: he that believeth on me, though he have died, shall live; (John 11:25)
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1 Cor. 15:20‑23• 20But now is Christ raised from [the] dead, first-fruit of those fallen asleep.
21For since by man [is] death, by man also resurrection of dead.
22For as in the Adam all die, so also in the Christ shall all be made alive;
23but each in his own rank: [the] first-fruit Christ; then those that are the Christ's at his coming;
(1 Cor. 15:20‑23)
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Col. 1:18• 18And he is the head of the body, the assembly; who is [the] beginning, firstborn from among the dead, that he might be in all things pre-eminent: (Col. 1:18)
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Rev. 1:5• 5and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the first-born of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. To him that loveth us and washed us from our sins in his blood, (Rev. 1:5)
and should.
 {V.9-23} Nothing more simple, more truthful, than this history. It put the case of Paul and the conduct of the Jews in the clearest light. (Acts 26 by J.N. Darby)
 So Christ, beginning from Moses and all the prophets, interpreted in all the scriptures the things concerning Himself. (Acts 26:16-23 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

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namely, whether Christ should suffer; whether he first, through resurrection of the dead, should announce light both to the people and to the nations.

W. Kelly Translation

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whether Christ should suffer, whether he first by resurrection of [the] dead should announce light both to the people and to the Gentiles1.

WK Translation Notes

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He first by resurrection: [See note to Rom. 1:4.]