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Acts 26

Acts 26:25 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
But
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 said
phemi (Greek #5346)
to show or make known one's thoughts, i.e. speak or say
KJV usage: affirm, say. Compare 3004.
Pronounce: fay-mee'
Origin: properly, the same as the base of 5457 and 5316
, I am
mainomai (Greek #3105)
to rave as a "maniac"
KJV usage: be beside self (mad).
Pronounce: mah'-ee-nom-ahee
Origin: middle voice from a primary μάω (to long for; through the idea of insensate craving)
not
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
mad
mainomai (Greek #3105)
to rave as a "maniac"
KJV usage: be beside self (mad).
Pronounce: mah'-ee-nom-ahee
Origin: middle voice from a primary μάω (to long for; through the idea of insensate craving)
, most noble
kratistos (Greek #2903)
strongest, i.e. (in dignity) very honorable
KJV usage: most excellent (noble).
Pronounce: krat'-is-tos
Origin: superlative of a derivative of 2904
Festus
Phestos (Greek #5347)
festal; Phestus (i.e. Festus), a Roman
KJV usage: Festus.
Pronounce: face'-tos
Origin: of Latin derivation
; but
alla (Greek #235)
properly, other things, i.e. (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations)
KJV usage: and, but (even), howbeit, indeed, nay, nevertheless, no, notwithstanding, save, therefore, yea, yet.
Pronounce: al-lah'
Origin: neuter plural of 243
speak forth
apophtheggomai (Greek #669)
to enunciate plainly, i.e. declare
KJV usage: say, speak forth, utterance.
Pronounce: ap-of-theng'-om-ahee
Origin: from 575 and 5350
the words
rhema (Greek #4487)
an utterance (individually, collectively or specially),; by implication, a matter or topic (especially of narration, command or dispute); with a negative naught whatever
KJV usage: + evil, + nothing, saying, word.
Pronounce: hray'-mah
Origin: from 4483
of truth
aletheia (Greek #225)
truth
KJV usage: true, X truly, truth, verity.
Pronounce: al-ay'-thi-a
Origin: from 227
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
soberness
sophrosune (Greek #4997)
soundness of mind, i.e. (literally) sanity or (figuratively) self-control
KJV usage: soberness, sobriety.
Pronounce: so-fros-oo'-nay
Origin: from 4998
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I am not.
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words.
 Paul shows the only moral elevation discernible in that splendid throng, and so with real courtesy rebuts the senseless charge with words bearing the stamp of the “truth” he testified and of the “sobriety” in which he laid all before others. (Acts 26:24-32 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

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But Paul said, I am not mad, most excellent Festus, but utter words of truth and sobernessd;

JND Translation Notes

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As "discretion." 1 Tim. 2.9,15.

W. Kelly Translation

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But Paul saith, I am not mad, most excellent Festus, but speak forth words of truth and soberness.