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Acts 17:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and Paul, as his custom was, went in unto them, and for three sabbath days reasoned with them from the Scriptures,
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Paul, as his manner was, went in unto them, and three sabbath days reasoned with them out of the scriptures,
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And according to Paul’s custom, he went to them, and for three Sabbaths reasoned with them from the Scriptures,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Paul, as his manner was, went in to them, and on three sabbaths reasoned with them out of the scriptures,
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And according to Paul's custom he went in among them, and on three sabbaths reasoned with them from the scriptures,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and, according to Paul's custom, he went in unto them, and, for three sabbaths, reasoned with them from the Scriptures,—
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and according to the custom of Paul, he went in unto them, and for three sabbaths he was reasoning with them from the Writings,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Paul, according to his custom, went in unto them. And for three sabbath days he reasoned with them out of the scriptures:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Paul, as his maner was, went in vnto them, and three Sabbath dayes reasoned with them out of the Scriptures,
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— AND Paulos entered, as his custom was, with them, and three shabaths spoke to them from the scriptures,
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And Paul, as was his custom, went in to them; and during three sabbaths he discoursed with them from the scriptures;

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.
Paul, 3972
{3972} Prime
Παῦλος
Paulos
{pow'-los}
Of Latin origin; (little; but remotely from a derivative of G3973, meaning the same); Paulus, the name of a Roman and of an apostle.
as y2596
[2596] Standard
κατά
kata
{kat-ah'}
A primary particle; (preposition) down (in place or time), in varied relations (according to the case [genitive, dative or accusative] with which it is joined).
his manner was, 1486
{1486} Prime
ἔθω
etho
{eth'-o}
A primary verb; to be used (by habit or conventionality); neuter perfect participle usage.
z5756
<5756> Grammar
Tense - Second Perfect (See G5782)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 43
x2596
(2596) Complement
κατά
kata
{kat-ah'}
A primary particle; (preposition) down (in place or time), in varied relations (according to the case [genitive, dative or accusative] with which it is joined).
went in 1525
{1525} Prime
εἰσέρχομαι
eiserchomai
{ice-er'-khom-ahee}
From G1519 and G2064; to enter (literally or figuratively).
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.
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.
y1909
[1909] Standard
ἐπί
epi
{ep-ee'}
A primary preposition properly meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution [with the genitive case], that is, over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc.
three 5140
{5140} Prime
τρεῖς
treis
{trice}
A primary (plural) number; 'three'.
sabbath y4521
[4521] Standard
σάββατον
sabbaton
{sab'-bat-on}
Of Hebrew origin [H7676]; the Sabbath (that is, Shabbath), or day of weekly repose from secular avocations (also the observance or institution itself); by extension a se'nnight, that is, the interval between two Sabbaths; likewise the plural in all the above applications.
days x4521
(4521) Complement
σάββατον
sabbaton
{sab'-bat-on}
Of Hebrew origin [H7676]; the Sabbath (that is, Shabbath), or day of weekly repose from secular avocations (also the observance or institution itself); by extension a se'nnight, that is, the interval between two Sabbaths; likewise the plural in all the above applications.
reasoned 1256
{1256} Prime
διαλέγομαι
dialegomai
{dee-al-eg'-om-ahee}
Middle voice from G1223 and G3004; to say thoroughly, that is, discuss (in argument or exhortation).
z5711
<5711> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 184
with 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.
out of 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).
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).
scriptures, 1124
{1124} Prime
γραφή
graphe
{graf-ay'}
From G1125; a document, that is, holy Writ (or its contents or a statement in it).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Acts 17:2-4

_ _ Paul, as his manner was — always to begin with the Jews.

_ _ went in unto them — In writing to the converts but a few months after this, he reminds them of the courage and superiority to indignity, for the Gospel’s sake, which this required after the shameful treatment he had so lately experienced at Philippi (1 Thessalonians 2:2).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 17:1-9.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Acts 17:2

And Paul, according to his custom — Of doing all things, as far as might be, in a regular manner, went in to them three Sabbath days — Not excluding the days between.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
as:

Luke 4:16 And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up: and, as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and stood up for to read.
John 18:20 Jesus answered him, I spake openly to the world; I ever taught in the synagogue, and in the temple, whither the Jews always resort; and in secret have I said nothing.

went:

Acts 17:10 And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto Berea: who coming [thither] went into the synagogue of the Jews.
Acts 17:17 Therefore disputed he in the synagogue with the Jews, and with the devout persons, and in the market daily with them that met with him.
Acts 9:20 And straightway he preached Christ in the synagogues, that he is the Son of God.
Acts 13:5 And when they were at Salamis, they preached the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews: and they had also John to [their] minister.
Acts 14:1 And it came to pass in Iconium, that they went both together into the synagogue of the Jews, and so spake, that a great multitude both of the Jews and also of the Greeks believed.
Acts 18:4 And he reasoned in the synagogue every sabbath, and persuaded the Jews and the Greeks.
Acts 19:8 And he went into the synagogue, and spake boldly for the space of three months, disputing and persuading the things concerning the kingdom of God.

reasoned:

Acts 24:25 And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.
Acts 28:23 And when they had appointed him a day, there came many to him into [his] lodging; to whom he expounded and testified the kingdom of God, persuading them concerning Jesus, both out of the law of Moses, and [out of] the prophets, from morning till evening.
1 Samuel 12:7 Now therefore stand still, that I may reason with you before the LORD of all the righteous acts of the LORD, which he did to you and to your fathers.
Isaiah 1:18 Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.
Hebrews 7:1-10:39 For this Melchisedec, king of Salem, priest of the most high God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings, and blessed him; ... But we are not of them who draw back unto perdition; but of them that believe to the saving of the soul.
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1S 12:7. Is 1:18. Lk 4:16. Jn 18:20. Ac 9:20; 13:5; 14:1; 17:10, 17; 18:4; 19:8; 24:25; 28:23. He 7:1.

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