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Acts 1:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he said unto them, It is not for you to know times or seasons, which the Father hath set within His own authority.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or epochs which the Father has fixed by His own authority;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he said to them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he said to them, It is not yours to know times or seasons, which the Father has placed in his own authority;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— He said unto them—It is not yours to get to know times or seasons which the Father hath put in his own authority;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and he said unto them, 'It is not yours to know times or seasons that the Father did appoint in His own authority;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But he said to them: It is not for you to know the time or moments, which the Father hath put in his own power:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And he said vnto them, It is not for you to knowe the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his owne power.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— He saith to them, This is not yours to know the time or the times which the Father hath reposed in his own authority:
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— He said to them: It is not yours, to know the time or times which God hath placed in his own power.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
he said 2036
{2036} Prime
ἔπω
epo
{ep'-o}
A primary verb (used only in the definite past tense, the others being borrowed from G2046, G4483 and G5346); to speak or say (by word or writting).
z5627
<5627> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2138 plus 1 in a variant reading in a footnote
unto 4314
{4314} Prime
πρός
pros
{pros}
A strengthened form of G4253; a preposition of direction; forward to, that is, toward (with the genitive case the side of, that is, pertaining to; with the dative case by the side of, that is, near to; usually with the accusative case the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, that is, whither or for which it is predicated).
them, 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
It is 2076
{2076} Prime
ἐστί
esti
{es-tee'}
Third person singular present indicative of G1510; he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are.
z5748
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
not 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
for you 5216
{5216} Prime
ὑμῶν
humon
{hoo-mone'}
Genitive case of G5210; of (from or concerning) you.
to know 1097
{1097} Prime
γινώσκω
ginosko
{ghin-oce'-ko}
A prolonged form of a primary verb; to 'know' (absolutely), in a great variety of applications and with many implications (as shown at left, with others not thus clearly expressed).
z5629
<5629> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 454
the times 5550
{5550} Prime
χρόνος
chronos
{khron'-os}
Of uncertain derivation; a space of time (in genitive case, and thus properly distinguished from G2540, which designates a fixed or special occasion; and from G0165, which denotes a particular period) or interval; by extension an individual opportunity; by implication delay.
or 2228
{2228} Prime

e
{ay}
A primary particle of distinction between two connected terms; disjunctive, or; comparative, than.
the seasons, 2540
{2540} Prime
καιρός
kairos
{kahee-ros'}
Of uncertain affinity; an occasion, that is, set or proper time.
which 3739
{3739} Prime
ὅς
hos
{hos}
Probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article G3588); the relative (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
Father 3962
{3962} Prime
πατήρ
pater
{pat-ayr'}
Apparently a primary word; a 'father' (literally or figuratively, near or more remote).
hath put 5087
{5087} Prime
τίθημι
tithemi
{tith'-ay-mee}
A prolonged form of a primary word θέω [[theo]], {theh'-o} (which is used only as an alternate in certain tenses); to place (in the widest application, literally and figuratively; properly in a passive or horizontal posture, and thus different from G2476, which properly denotes an upright and active position, while G2749 is properly reflexive and utterly prostrate).
z5639
<5639> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Middle (See G5785)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 65
in 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
his own 2398
{2398} Prime
ἴδιος
idios
{id'-ee-os}
Of uncertain affinity; pertaining to self, that is, one's own; by implication private or separate.
power. 1849
{1849} Prime
ἐξουσία
exousia
{ex-oo-see'-ah}
From G1832 (in the sense of ability); privilege, that is, (subjectively) force, capacity, competency, freedom, or (objectively) mastery (concretely magistrate, superhuman, potentate, token of control), delegated influence.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Acts 1:6-8.


Acts 1:7

_ _ It is not for you to know the times, etc. — implying not only that this was not the time, but that the question was irrelevant to their present business and future work.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 1:6-11.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Acts 1:7

The times or the seasons — Times, in the language of the Scriptures, denote a longer; seasons, a shorter space. Which the Father hath put in his own power — To be revealed when and to whom it pleaseth him.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Acts 1:7

And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the (f) seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power.

(f) That is, the proper occasions that provide opportunities for doing matters, which occasions the Lord has appointed to bring things to pass in.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
It:

Acts 17:26 And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation;
Deuteronomy 29:29 The secret [things belong] unto the LORD our God: but those [things which are] revealed [belong] unto us and to our children for ever, that [we] may do all the words of this law.
Daniel 2:21 And he changeth the times and the seasons: he removeth kings, and setteth up kings: he giveth wisdom unto the wise, and knowledge to them that know understanding:
Matthew 24:36 But of that day and hour knoweth no [man], no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.
Mark 13:32 But of that day and [that] hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels which are in heaven, neither the Son, but the Father.
Luke 21:24 And they shall fall by the edge of the sword, and shall be led away captive into all nations: and Jerusalem shall be trodden down of the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles be fulfilled.
Ephesians 1:10 That in the dispensation of the fulness of times he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; [even] in him:
1 Thessalonians 5:1-2 But of the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need that I write unto you. ... For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night.
1 Timothy 6:15 Which in his times he shall shew, [who is] the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords;
2 Timothy 3:1 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.

which:

Matthew 20:23 And he saith unto them, Ye shall drink indeed of my cup, and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with: but to sit on my right hand, and on my left, is not mine to give, but [it shall be given to them] for whom it is prepared of my Father.
Mark 10:40 But to sit on my right hand and on my left hand is not mine to give; but [it shall be given to them] for whom it is prepared.
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Dt 29:29. Dn 2:21. Mt 20:23; 24:36. Mk 10:40; 13:32. Lk 21:24. Ac 17:26. Ep 1:10. 1Th 5:1. 1Ti 6:15. 2Ti 3:1.

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