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Acts 12:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But Peter continued knocking: and when they had opened, they saw him, and were amazed.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But Peter continued knocking: and when they had opened [the door], and saw him, they were astonished.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— But Peter continued knocking; and when they had opened [the door], they saw him and were amazed.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But Peter continued knocking. And when they had opened [the door], and saw him, they were astonished.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But Peter continued knocking: and having opened, they saw him and were astonished.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, Peter, continued knocking; and, opening, they saw him, and were amazed.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and Peter was continuing knocking, and having opened, they saw him, and were astonished,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But Peter continued knocking. And when they had opened, they saw him and were astonished.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But Peter continued knocking: and when they had opened [the doore], and saw him, they were astonished.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And Shemun knocked at the gate; and they went forth, and seeing him they were astonished.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And Simon was knocking at the gate; and they went out, saw him, and were astonished.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
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.
continued 1961
{1961} Prime
ἐπιμένω
epimeno
{ep-ee-men'-o}
From G1909 and G3306; to stay over, that is, remain (figuratively persevere).
z5707
<5707> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 855
knocking: 2925
{2925} Prime
κρούω
krouo
{kroo'-o}
Apparently a primary verb; to rap.
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
and 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
when they had 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).
z5660
<5660> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 714
[the door], and saw 1492
{1492} Prime
εἰδῶ
eido
{i-do'}
A primary verb; used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent, G3700 and G3708; properly to see (literally or figuratively); by implication (in the perfect only) to know.
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
him, 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.
y2532
[2532] Standard
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.
they were x2532
(2532) Complement
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.
astonished. 1839
{1839} Prime
ἐξίστημι
existemi
{ex-is'-tay-mee}
From G1537 and G2476; to put (stand) out of wits, that is, astound, or (reflexively) become astounded, insane.
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
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Acts 12:12-17.


Acts 12:16

_ _ Peter continued knocking — delay being dangerous.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 12:5-19.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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