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Acts 12:14 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And when she knew Peter's voice, she opened not the gate for joy, but ran in, and told that Peter stood before the gate.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And when she knew Peter's voice, she opened not the gate for gladness, but ran in, and told how Peter stood before the gate.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— When she recognized Peter’s voice, because of her joy she did not open the gate, but ran in and announced that Peter was standing in front of the gate.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And when she knew Peter's voice, she opened not the gate for gladness, but ran in, and told that Peter stood before the gate
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and having recognised the voice of Peter, through joy did not open the entry, but running in, reported that Peter was standing before the entry.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, recognizing the voice of Peter, by reason of her joy, she opened not the porch,—but, running in, bare tidings that Peter was standing before the porch. But, they, unto her, said—Thou art raving
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and having known the voice of Peter, from the joy she did not open the porch, but having run in, told of the standing of Peter before the porch,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And as soon as she knew Peter's voice, she opened not the gate for joy: but running in she told that Peter stood before the gate.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And when she knew Peters voice, she opened not the gate for gladnes, but ran in, and told how Peter stood before the gate.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And she knew the voice of Shemun; and for joy she opened not the gate, but returned with running, and said to them, Shemun, behold, stands at the gate of the court.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And she recognized the voice of Simon: and, In her joy, she did not open to him the gate, but ran back, and told them: Lo, Simon is standing at the gate of the court.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
when she knew 1921
{1921} Prime
ἐπιγινώσκω
epiginosko
{ep-ig-in-oce'-ko}
From G1909 and G1097; to know upon some mark, that is, recognise; by implication to become fully acquainted with, to acknowledge.
z5631
<5631> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 889
Peter's 4074
{4074} Prime
Πέτρος
Petros
{pet'-ros}
Apparently a primary word; a (piece of) rock (larger than G3037); as a name, Petrus, an apostle.
voice, 5456
{5456} Prime
φωνή
phone
{fo-nay'}
Probably akin to G5316 through the idea of disclosure; a tone (articulate, bestial or artificial); by implication an address (for any purpose), saying or language.
she opened 455
{0455} Prime
ἀνοίγω
anoigo
{an-oy'-go}
From G0303 and οἴγω [[oigo]] (to open); to open up (literally or figuratively, in various applications).
z5656
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
not 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
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).
gate 4440
{4440} Prime
πυλών
pulon
{poo-lone'}
From G4439; a gateway, door way or a building or city; by implication a portal or vestibule.
for 575
{0575} Prime
ἀπό
apo
{ap-o'}
A primary particle; 'off', that is, away (from something near), in various senses (of place, time, or relation; literally or figuratively).
gladness, 5479
{5479} Prime
χαρά
chara
{khar-ah'}
From G5463; cheerfulness, that is, calm delight.
but 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
ran in, 1532
{1532} Prime
εἰστρέχω
eistrecho
{ice-trekh'-o}
From G1519 and G5143; to hasten inward.
z5631
<5631> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 889
and told x518
(0518) Complement
ἀπαγγέλλω
apaggello
{ap-ang-el'-lo}
From G0575 and the base of G0032; to announce.
how y518
[0518] Standard
ἀπαγγέλλω
apaggello
{ap-ang-el'-lo}
From G0575 and the base of G0032; to announce.
z5656
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
Peter 4074
{4074} Prime
Πέτρος
Petros
{pet'-ros}
Apparently a primary word; a (piece of) rock (larger than G3037); as a name, Petrus, an apostle.
stood 2476
{2476} Prime
ἵστημι
histemi
{his'-tay-mee}
A prolonged form of a primary word στάω [[stao]], {stah'-o} (of the same meaning, and used for it in certain tenses); to stand (transitively or intransitively), used in various applications (literally or figuratively).
z5760
<5760> Grammar
Tense - Perfect (See G5778)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 30
before 4253
{4253} Prime
πρό
pro
{pro}
A primary preposition; 'fore', that is, in front of, prior (figuratively superior) to. In compounds it retains the same significations.
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).
gate. 4440
{4440} Prime
πυλών
pulon
{poo-lone'}
From G4439; a gateway, door way or a building or city; by implication a portal or vestibule.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Acts 12:12-17.


Acts 12:14

_ _ opened not for gladness, but ran in and told, etc. — How exquisite is this touch of nature!

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 12:5-19.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Acts 12:14

And knowing Peter's voice — Bidding her open the door.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Matthew 28:8 And they departed quickly from the sepulchre with fear and great joy; and did run to bring his disciples word.
Luke 24:41 And while they yet believed not for joy, and wondered, he said unto them, Have ye here any meat?
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