Rev. 7:17 KJV (With Strong’s)

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For
hoti (Greek #3754)
demonstrative, that (sometimes redundant); causative, because
KJV usage: as concerning that, as though, because (that), for (that), how (that), (in) that, though, why.
Pronounce: hot'-ee
Origin: neuter of 3748 as conjunction
the Lamb
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
arnion (Greek #721)
a lambkin
KJV usage: lamb.
Pronounce: ar-nee'-on
Origin: diminutive from 704
which
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
is in
ana (Greek #303)
properly, up; but (by extension) used (distributively) severally, or (locally) at (etc.)
KJV usage: and, apiece, by, each, every (man), in, through. In compounds (as a prefix) it often means (by implication) repetition, intensity, reversal, etc.
Pronounce: an-ah'
Origin: a primary preposition and adverb
the midst
mesos (Greek #3319)
middle (as an adjective or (neuter) noun)
KJV usage: among, X before them, between, + forth, mid(-day, -night), midst, way.
Pronounce: mes'-os
Origin: from 3326
of the throne
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
thronos (Greek #2362)
a stately seat ("throne"); by implication, power or (concretely) a potentate
KJV usage: seat, throne.
Pronounce: thron'-os
Origin: from θράω (to sit)
shall feed
poimaino (Greek #4165)
to tend as a shepherd of (figuratively, superviser)
KJV usage: feed (cattle), rule.
Pronounce: poy-mah'-ee-no
Origin: from 4166
a them
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)
, 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
shall lead
hodegeo (Greek #3594)
to show the way (literally or figuratively (teach))
KJV usage: guide, lead.
Pronounce: hod-ayg-eh'-o
Origin: from 3595
them
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)
unto
epi (Greek #1909)
properly, meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution (with the genitive case), i.e. over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc.
KJV usage: about (the times), above, after, against, among, as long as (touching), at, beside, X have charge of, (be-, (where-))fore, in (a place, as much as, the time of, -to), (because) of, (up-)on (behalf of), over, (by, for) the space of, through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), with. In compounds it retains essentially the same import, at, upon, etc. (literally or figuratively).
Pronounce: ep-ee'
Origin: a primary preposition
living
zao (Greek #2198)
to live (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: life(-time), (a-)live(-ly), quick.
Pronounce: dzah'-o
Origin: a primary verb
fountains
pege (Greek #4077)
a fount (literally or figuratively), i.e. source or supply (of water, blood, enjoyment) (not necessarily the original spring)
KJV usage: fountain, well.
Pronounce: pay-gay'
Origin: probably from 4078 (through the idea of gushing plumply)
of waters
hudor (Greek #5204)
water (as if rainy) literally or figuratively
KJV usage: water.
Pronounce: hoo'-dore
Origin: ὕδατος (hoo'-dat-os), etc. from the base of 5205
: 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
God
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
shall wipec away
exaleipho (Greek #1813)
to smear out, i.e. obliterate (erase tears, figuratively, pardon sin)
KJV usage: blot out, wipe away.
Pronounce: ex-al-i'-fo
Origin: from 1537 and 218
all
pas (Greek #3956)
apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole
KJV usage: all (manner of, means), alway(-s), any (one), X daily, + ever, every (one, way), as many as, + no(-thing), X thoroughly, whatsoever, whole, whosoever.
Pronounce: pas
Origin: including all the forms of declension
tears
dakru (Greek #1144)
a tear
KJV usage: tear.
Pronounce: dak'-roo
Origin: or δάκρυον (dak'-roo-on) of uncertain affinity
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
their
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)
eyes
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
ophthalmos (Greek #3788)
the eye (literally or figuratively); by implication, vision; figuratively, envy (from the jealous side-glance)
KJV usage: eye, sight.
Pronounce: of-thal-mos'
Origin: from 3700
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Cross References

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Psa. 22:26• 26The meek shall eat and be satisfied; they shall praise Jehovah that seek him: your heart shall live for ever. (Psa. 22:26)
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Psa. 23:1‑2,5• 1A Psalm of David. Jehovah is my shepherd; I shall not want.
2He maketh me to lie down in green pastures; he leadeth me beside still waters.
5Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies; thou hast anointed my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
(Psa. 23:1‑2,5)
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Psa. 28:9• 9Save thy people, and bless thine inheritance; and feed them, and lift them up for ever. (Psa. 28:9)
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Psa. 36:8• 8They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fatness of thy house; and thou wilt make them drink of the river of thy pleasures. (Psa. 36:8)
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SoS 1:7‑8• 7Tell me, thou whom my soul loveth, Where thou feedest thy flock, Where thou makest it to rest at noon; For why should I be as one veiled Beside the flocks of thy companions?
8If thou know not, thou fairest among women, Go thy way forth by the footsteps of the flock, And feed thy kids beside the shepherds' booths.
(SoS 1:7‑8)
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Isa. 25:6• 6And in this mountain will Jehovah of hosts make unto all peoples a feast of fat things, a feast of wines on the lees, of fat things full of marrow, of wines on the lees well refined. (Isa. 25:6)
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Isa. 40:11• 11He will feed his flock like a shepherd: he will gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom; he will gently lead those that give suck. (Isa. 40:11)
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Isa. 49:9• 9saying to the prisoners, Go forth; to them that are in darkness, Shew yourselves. They shall feed in the ways, and their pasture shall be on all bare hills. (Isa. 49:9)
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Ezek. 34:23• 23And I will set up one shepherd over them, and he shall feed them, even my servant David: he shall feed them, and he shall be their shepherd. (Ezek. 34:23)
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Mic. 5:4• 4And he shall stand and feed his flock in the strength of Jehovah, in the majesty of the name of Jehovah his God. And they shall abide; for now shall he be great even unto the ends of the earth. (Mic. 5:4)
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Mic. 7:14• 14Feed thy people with thy rod, the flock of thine inheritance, dwelling alone in the forest, in the midst of Carmel: let them feed in Bashan and Gilead, as in the days of old. (Mic. 7:14)
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Matt. 2:6• 6And *thou* Bethlehem, land of Juda, art in no wise the least among the governors of Juda; for out of thee shall go forth a leader who shall shepherd my people Israel. (Matt. 2:6)
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Matt. 2•  (Matt. 2)
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John 10:11,14• 11I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep:
14I am the good shepherd; and I know those that are mine, and am known of those that are mine,
(John 10:11,14)
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John 21:15‑17• 15When therefore they had dined, Jesus says to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He says to him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I am attached to thee. He says to him, Feed my lambs.
16He says to him again a second time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? He says to him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I am attached to thee. He says to him, Shepherd my sheep.
17He says to him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, art thou attached to me? Peter was grieved because he said to him the third time, Art thou attached to me? and said to him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I am attached to thee. Jesus says to him, Feed my sheep.
(John 21:15‑17)
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Acts 20:28• 28Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, wherein the Holy Spirit has set you as overseers, to shepherd the assembly of God, which he has purchased with the blood of his own. (Acts 20:28)
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1 Peter 5:2• 2shepherd the flock of God which is among you, exercising oversight, not by necessity, but willingly; not for base gain, but readily; (1 Peter 5:2)
shall lead.
Rev. 21:6• 6And he said to me, It is done. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give to him that thirsts of the fountain of the water of life freely. (Rev. 21:6)
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Psa. 36:9• 9For with thee is the fountain of life: in thy light shall we see light. (Psa. 36:9)
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Isa. 12:3• 3And with joy shall ye draw water out of the wells of salvation. (Isa. 12:3)
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Isa. 30:25• 25And there shall be upon every high mountain and upon every hill that is lifted up, brooks and water-courses, in the day of the great slaughter, when the towers fall. (Isa. 30:25)
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Isa. 35:6‑7• 6then shall the lame man leap as a hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing: for in the wilderness shall waters break out, and torrents in the desert.
7And the mirage shall become a pool, and the thirsty land springs of water: in the habitation of wild dogs, where they lay down, shall be grass with reeds and rushes.
(Isa. 35:6‑7)
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Jer. 2:13• 13For my people have committed two evils: they have forsaken me, the fountain of living waters, to hew them out cisterns, broken cisterns that hold no water. (Jer. 2:13)
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Jer. 31:9• 9They shall come with weeping, and with supplications will I lead them; I will cause them to walk by water-brooks, in a straight way, wherein they shall not stumble; for I will be a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn. (Jer. 31:9)
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John 4:11,14• 11The woman says to him, Sir, thou hast nothing to draw with, and the well is deep: whence then hast thou the living water?
14but whosoever drinks of the water which I shall give him shall never thirst for ever, but the water which I shall give him shall become in him a fountain of water, springing up into eternal life.
(John 4:11,14)
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John 7:37‑38• 37In the last, the great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried saying, If any one thirst, let him come to me and drink.
38He that believes on me, as the scripture has said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.
(John 7:37‑38)
God.

J. N. Darby Translation

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because the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall shepherd them, and shall lead them to fountains of waters of life, and God shall wipe away every tear from their eyes.

W. Kelly Translation

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aFor the Lamb that is in the midst of the throne shall tend them and shall lead them to fountains of waters of life, and God shall wipe away every tear from their eyes.

WK Translation Notes

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[center of verse]... every tear: we have very literally [in the RV] "be their shepherd and shall guide them unto fountains of waters of life," as also "every tear." (Bible Treasury 14:159)
shall tend... shall lead: More than twenty-seven mss. read ποιμαίνει and ὁδηγεῖ; contrary to AB., most mss., Vv., and Ff., which support the common text ποιμανεῖ and ὀδηγήσει. (Rev. of John, 1860, p.22)
shall tend... shall lead: Matthiae reads ποιμαίνει and ὀδηγεῖ, the rest ποιμανεῖ and ὀδηγήσει. (Prospect 1:157)
of life: ζωῆς AB., most cursives, Compl., Vulg., Æth., Arm., Ar.e; ζώσδς many mss., and perhaps Cop., Syr. (Rev. of John, 1860, p.22)
of life: Rec. ζώσας...ἀπὸ the edd. ζωῆς...ἐκ. (Prospect 1:157)
and God shall wipe away every tear from their eyes: 38. Er., omit καὶ ἐξθαλ...αὐτῶν. (Rev. of John, 1860, p.22)
from: ἐκ ABC., thirty-five mss., Compl., Are., cat.; ἀπό many cursives, and seemingly Cop., Syr. (Rev. of John, 1860, p.22)