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Acts 26

Acts 26:8 KJV (With Strong’s)

tis (Greek #5101)
an interrogative pronoun, who, which or what (in direct or indirect questions)
KJV usage: every man, how (much), + no(-ne, thing), what (manner, thing), where (-by, -fore, -of, -unto, - with, -withal), whether, which, who(-m, -se), why.
Pronounce: tis
Origin: probably emphatic of 5100
f should it be thought
krino (Greek #2919)
by implication, to try, condemn, punish
KJV usage: avenge, conclude, condemn, damn, decree, determine, esteem, judge, go to (sue at the) law, ordain, call in question, sentence to, think.
Pronounce: kree'-no
Origin: properly, to distinguish, i.e. decide (mentally or judicially)
a thing incredible
apistos (Greek #571)
(actively) disbelieving, i.e. without Christian faith (specially, a heathen); (passively) untrustworthy (person), or incredible (thing)
KJV usage: that believeth not, faithless, incredible thing, infidel, unbeliever(-ing).
Pronounce: ap'-is-tos
Origin: from 1 (as a negative particle) and 4103
para (Greek #3844)
properly, near; i.e. (with genitive case) from beside (literally or figuratively), (with dative case) at (or in) the vicinity of (objectively or subjectively), (with accusative case) to the proximity with (local (especially beyond or opposed to) or causal (on account of)
KJV usage: above, against, among, at, before, by, contrary to, X friend, from, + give (such things as they), + that (she) had, X his, in, more than, nigh unto, (out) of, past, save,, in the sight of, than, (there-)fore, with. In compounds it retains the same variety of application.
Pronounce: par-ah'
Origin: a primary preposition
humin (Greek #5213)
to (with or by) you
KJV usage: ye, you, your(-selves).
Pronounce: hoo-min'
Origin: irregular dative case of 5210
, 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
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
theos (Greek #2316)
a deity, especially (with 3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very
KJV usage: X exceeding, God, god(-ly, -ward).
Pronounce: theh'-os
Origin: of uncertain affinity
should raise
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)
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)

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Ministry on This Verse

Acts 4:2• 2being distressed because of their teaching the people, and announcing in Jesus the resurrection from [the] dead; (Acts 4:2)
Acts 10:40‑42• 40him God raised on the third day and gave him to be manifest
41not to all the people, but to witnesses that were chosen before by God, to us which ate and drank with him, after he rose from [the] dead.
42And he charged us to preach to the people and testify that this is he that is ordained by God judge of living and dead.
(Acts 10:40‑42)
Acts 13:30‑31• 30but God raised him from [the] dead,
31and he appeared for many days to those that came up with him from Galilee unto Jerusalem, the which are now his witnesses unto the people.
(Acts 13:30‑31)
Acts 17:31‑32• 31inasmuch as he has appointed a day, in which he is about to judge the world in righteousness by a Man whom he marked out, having given assurance to all in that he raised him from [the] dead.
32Now when they heard of resurrection of dead [men] some mocked, but others said, We will hear thee concerning this yet again.
(Acts 17:31‑32)
Acts 25:19• 19but had certain questions of their own religion, and of one Jesus dead as he is, whom Paul affirmed to be alive. (Acts 25:19)
Gen. 18:14•  (Gen. 18:14)
Matt. 22:29‑32• 29{i}And Jesus answering said to them, Ye err, not knowing the scriptures nor the power of God.{/i}
30{i}For in the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are as angels of God in heaven.{/i}
31{i}But concerning the resurrection of the dead, have ye not read what was spoken to you by God, saying,{/i}
32{i}I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob? God is not God of [the] dead, but of [the] living.{/i}
(Matt. 22:29‑32)
Luke 1:37• 37{i}for{/i} with God nothing shall be impossible. (Luke 1:37)
Luke 18:27• 27{i}But he said,{/i} The things that are impossible with men are possible with God. (Luke 18:27)
John 5:28‑29• 28Wonder not at this; for an hour is coming, in which all that are in the tombs shall hear his voice,
29and shall go forth, those that practised good unto a resurrection of life, and those that did evil unto a resurrection of judgment.
(John 5:28‑29)
1 Cor. 15:12‑20• 12But if Christ is preached that he is raised from [the] dead, how say some among you that there is no resurrection of [the] dead?
13But if there is no resurrection of [the] dead, neither is Christ raised;
14and if Christ is not raised, then also empty [is] our preaching, and empty also your faith;
15and we are also found false witnesses of God, because we witnessed concerning God that he raised the Christ, whom he raised not, if indeed no dead are raised.
16For if no dead are raised, neither is Christ raised;
17and if Christ is not raised, vain [is] your faith; ye are yet in your sins;
18then also those that fell asleep in Christ perished.
19If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are most to be pitied of all men.
20But now is Christ raised from [the] dead, first-fruit of those fallen asleep.
(1 Cor. 15:12‑20)
Phil. 3:21• 21who shall transform our body of humiliation, conformed to his body of glory according to the working of his ability also to subject all things to him. (Phil. 3:21)
 It is so related as to act upon the conscience of Agrippa, who was acquainted with Jewish things, and evidently desired to hear something of Christianity, which he suspected to be the truth. (Acts 26 by J.N. Darby)

J. N. Darby Translation

Why should it be judged a thing incredible in your sight if God raises the dead?

W. Kelly Translation

Why is it judged incredible with you, if God raiseth dead [men]?