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Acts 12:22 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the people shouted, [saying], The voice of a god, and not of a man.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the people gave a shout, [saying, It is] the voice of a god, and not of a man.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The people kept crying out, “The voice of a god and not of a man!”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the people gave a shout, [saying], [It is] the voice of a god, and not of a man.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the people cried out, A god's voice and not a man's.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, the populace, began to shout—A god's, voice, and not, a man's!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the populace were shouting, 'The voice of a god, and not of a man;'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the people made acclamation, saying: It is the voice of a god, and not of a man.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the people gaue a shout, [saying], It is the voice of a God, and not of a man.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But all the people exclaimed, and said, These are the words of a god, and not of a man.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And all the people shouted, and said: These are the utterances of a God, and not of a mortal.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 1161
{1161} Prime
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

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).
people 1218
{1218} Prime
From G1210; the public (as bound together socially).
gave a shout, 2019
{2019} Prime
From G1909 and G5455; to call at something, that is, exclaim.
<5707> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 855
[saying, It is] the voice 5456
{5456} Prime
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.
of a god, 2316
{2316} Prime
Of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively a magistrate; by Hebraism very.
and 2532
{2532} Prime
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.
not 3756
{3756} Prime
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
of a man. 444
{0444} Prime
From G0435 and ὤψ [[ops]] (the countenance; from G3700); manfaced, that is, a human being.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Acts 12:22-23

_ _ the people gave a shout, etc. — Josephus’ account of his death is remarkably similar to this [Antiquities, 19.8.2]. Several cases of such deaths occur in history. Thus was this wretched man nearer his end than he of whom he had thought to make a public spectacle.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 12:20-25.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Acts 12:22

(10) And the people gave a shout, [saying, It is] the voice of a god, and not of a man.

(10) The flattery of people makes fools glad.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Acts 14:10-13 Said with a loud voice, Stand upright on thy feet. And he leaped and walked. ... Then the priest of Jupiter, which was before their city, brought oxen and garlands unto the gates, and would have done sacrifice with the people.
Psalms 12:2 They speak vanity every one with his neighbour: [with] flattering lips [and] with a double heart do they speak.
Daniel 6:7 All the presidents of the kingdom, the governors, and the princes, the counsellors, and the captains, have consulted together to establish a royal statute, and to make a firm decree, that whosoever shall ask a petition of any God or man for thirty days, save of thee, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions.
Jude 1:16 These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own lusts; and their mouth speaketh great swelling [words], having men's persons in admiration because of advantage.
Revelation 13:4 And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who [is] like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?
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