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Acts 4

Acts 4:25 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Who
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
by
dia (Greek #1223)
through (in very wide applications, local, causal, or occasional)
KJV usage: after, always, among, at, to avoid, because of (that), briefly, by, for (cause) ... fore, from, in, by occasion of, of, by reason of, for sake, that, thereby, therefore, X though, through(-out), to, wherefore, with (-in). In composition it retains the same general importance.
Pronounce: dee-ah'
Origin: a primary preposition denoting the channel of an act
the mouth
stoma (Greek #4750)
the mouth (as if a gash in the face); by implication, language (and its relations); figuratively, an opening (in the earth); specially, the front or edge (of a weapon)
KJV usage: edge, face, mouth.
Pronounce: stom'-a
Origin: probably strengthened from a presumed derivative of the base of 5114
of thy
sou (Greek #4675)
of thee, thy
KJV usage: X home, thee, thine (own), thou, thy.
Pronounce: soo
Origin: genitive case of 4771
servant
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
pais (Greek #3816)
a boy (as often beaten with impunity), or (by analogy), a girl, and (genitive case) a child; specially, a slave or servant (especially a minister to a king; and by eminence to God)
KJV usage: child, maid(-en), (man) servant, son, young man.
Pronounce: paheece
Origin: perhaps from 3817
David
Dabid (Greek #1138)
Dabid (i.e. David), the Israelite king
KJV usage: David.
Pronounce: dab-eed'
Origin: of Hebrew origin (01732)
hast said
epo (Greek #2036)
to speak or say (by word or writing)
KJV usage: answer, bid, bring word, call, command, grant, say (on), speak, tell. Compare 3004.
Pronounce: ep'-o
Origin: a primary verb (used only in the definite past tense, the others being borrowed from 2046, 4483, and 5346)
, Why
hinati (Greek #2444)
for what reason ?, i.e. why?
KJV usage: wherefore, why.
Pronounce: hin-at-ee'
Origin: from 2443 and 5101
did
phruasso (Greek #5433)
to snort (as a spirited horse), i.e. (figuratively) to make a tumult
KJV usage: rage.
Pronounce: froo-as'-so
Origin: akin to 1032, 1031
t the heathen
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
rage
phruasso (Greek #5433)
to snort (as a spirited horse), i.e. (figuratively) to make a tumult
KJV usage: rage.
Pronounce: froo-as'-so
Origin: akin to 1032, 1031
, 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
the people
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
imagine
meletao (Greek #3191)
to take care of, i.e. (by implication) revolve in the mind
KJV usage: imagine, (pre-)meditate.
Pronounce: mel-et-ah'-o
Origin: from a presumed derivative of 3199
vain things
kenos (Greek #2756)
empty (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: empty, (in) vain.
Pronounce: ken-os'
Origin: apparently a primary word
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J. N. Darby Translation

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who hast said by the mouth of thy servant Davidc, Why have the nations raged haughtily and the peoples meditated vain things?

JND Translation Notes

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See Ps. 2.1.

W. Kelly Translation

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who by [the] Holy Spirit, [by the] mouth of our father David thy servant, didst say, Why did Gentiles rage and peoples meditate vain things1?

WK Translation Notes

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Who by [the] Holy Spirit: The most ancient reading, here followed, seems difficult or at least confused. (Exp. of Acts, p.43) [See note to 4:24]