Luke 2:37 KJV (With Strong’s)

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tessares (Greek #5064)
four
KJV usage: four.
Pronounce: tes'-sar-es
Origin: τέσσαρα (tes'-sar-ah) a plural number
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
she
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)
was a widow
chera (Greek #5503)
a widow (as lacking a husband), literally or figuratively
KJV usage: widow.
Pronounce: khay'-rah
Origin: feminine of a presumed derivative apparently from the base of 5490 through the idea of deficiency
of about
hos (Greek #5613)
which how, i.e. in that manner (very variously used, as follows)
KJV usage: about, after (that), (according) as (it had been, it were), as soon (as), even as (like), for, how (greatly), like (as, unto), since, so (that), that, to wit, unto, when(-soever), while, X with all speed.
Pronounce: hoce
Origin: probably adverb of comparative from 3739
fourscore and four
ogdoekonta (Greek #3589)
ten times eight
KJV usage: fourscore.
Pronounce: og-do-ay'-kon-tah
Origin: from 3590
years
etos (Greek #2094)
a year
KJV usage: year.
Pronounce: et'-os
Origin: apparently a primary word
, which
hos (Greek #3739)
the relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that
KJV usage: one, (an-, the) other, some, that, what, which, who(-m, -se), etc. See also 3757.
Pronounce: hos
Origin: ἥ (hay), and neuter ὅ (ho) probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article 3588)
departed
aphistemi (Greek #868)
to remove, i.e. (actively) instigate to revolt; usually (reflexively) to desist, desert, etc.
KJV usage: depart, draw (fall) away, refrain, withdraw self.
Pronounce: af-is'-tay-mee
Origin: from 575 and 2476
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
from
apo (Greek #575)
"off," i.e. away (from something near), in various senses (of place, time, or relation; literal or figurative)
KJV usage: (X here-)after, ago, at, because of, before, by (the space of), for(-th), from, in, (out) of, off, (up-)on(-ce), since, with. In composition (as a prefix) it usually denotes separation, departure, cessation, completion, reversal, etc.
Pronounce: apo'
Origin: a primary particle
the temple
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
hieron (Greek #2411)
a sacred place, i.e. the entire precincts (whereas 3485 denotes the central sanctuary itself) of the Temple (at Jerusalem or elsewhere)
KJV usage: temple.
Pronounce: hee-er-on'
Origin: neuter of 2413
, but served
latreuo (Greek #3000)
to minister (to God), i.e. render religious homage
KJV usage: serve, do the service, worship(-per).
Pronounce: lat-ryoo'-o
Origin: from λάτρις (a hired menial)
God with fastings
nesteia (Greek #3521)
abstinence (from lack of food, or voluntary and religious); specially, the fast of the Day of Atonement
KJV usage: fast(-ing).
Pronounce: nace-ti'-ah
Origin: from 3522
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
prayers
deesis (Greek #1162)
a petition
KJV usage: prayer, request, supplication.
Pronounce: deh'-ay-sis
Origin: from 1189
a night
nux (Greek #3571)
"night" (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: (mid-)night.
Pronounce: noox
Origin: 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
day
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
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houtos (Greek #3778)
the he (she or it), i.e. this or that (often with article repeated)
KJV usage: he (it was that), hereof, it, she, such as, the same, these, they, this (man, same, woman), which, who.
Pronounce: hoo'-tos
Origin: οὗτοι (hoo'-toy), nominative feminine singular αὕτη (how'-tay), and nominative feminine plural αὕται (how'-tahee) from the article 3588 and 846

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Cross References

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which.
Ex. 38:8• 8And he made the laver of brass, and the foot of it of brass, of the lookingglasses of the women assembling, which assembled at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation. (Ex. 38:8)
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1 Sam. 2:2• 2There is none holy as the Lord: for there is none beside thee: neither is there any rock like our God. (1 Sam. 2:2)
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Psa. 23:6• 6Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever. (Psa. 23:6)
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Psa. 27:4• 4One thing have I desired of the Lord, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord, and to inquire in his temple. (Psa. 27:4)
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Psa. 84:4,10• 4Blessed are they that dwell in thy house: they will be still praising thee. Selah.
10For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.
(Psa. 84:4,10)
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Psa. 92:13• 13Those that be planted in the house of the Lord shall flourish in the courts of our God. (Psa. 92:13)
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Psa. 135:1‑2• 1Praise ye the Lord. Praise ye the name of the Lord; praise him, O ye servants of the Lord.
2Ye that stand in the house of the Lord, in the courts of the house of our God,
(Psa. 135:1‑2)
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Rev. 3:12• 12Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go no more out: and I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, which is new Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from my God: and I will write upon him my new name. (Rev. 3:12)
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J. N. Darby Translation

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and herself a widow up to eighty-four years; who did not depart from the templeb, serving night and day with fastings and prayers;

JND Translation Notes

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Hieron, as ch. 2.27.

W. Kelly Translation

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and she was a widow up toa eighty-four years, who did not depart from the temple, serving night and day with fastings and prayers1.

WK Translation Notes

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a
The Edd. read "up to." "About" has the support of later MSS., “for" or "unto" is a slender question.

Full Notes

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up to: so Edd., following אABLΞ, 33, Amiat. Memph. "About" has the support of later uncials (EXΔ, etc.), as of most cursives, and Syrr(sin.: simply 84). (EEW’s Notes, Exp. of Luke, p.42)
“for" or "unto" is a slender question. (Bible Treasury 14:335)

WK Verse Note

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(Note: Words in italics have been inserted from the J. N. Darby translation where the W. Kelly translation doesn’t exist.)