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Acts 17:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— whom Jason hath received: and these all act contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, [one] Jesus.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Whom Jason hath received: and these all do contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, [one] Jesus.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— and Jason has welcomed them, and they all act contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, Jesus.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Whom Jason hath received: and these all do contrary to the decrees of Cesar, saying, That there is another king, [one] Jesus.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— whom Jason has received; and these all do contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying, that there is another king, Jesus.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— unto whom Jason hath given welcome; and, these all, contrary to the decrees of Caesar, are acting,—saying that there is another king, Jesus.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— whom Jason hath received; and these all do contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying another to be king—Jesus.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Whom Jason hath received. And these all do contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, Jesus.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Whom Iason hath receiued: and these all doe contrary to the decrees of Cesar, saying, that there is another King, [one] Iesus.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— and their receiver is this Jason; and all these against the commands of Cesar are risen, in saying that there is another king, Jeshu.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— and this Jason is their entertainer: and they all resist the commands of Caesar, saying that there is another king, one Jesus.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Whom 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.
Jason 2394
{2394} Prime
Ἰάσων
Iason
{ee-as'-oan}
Future active participle masculine of G2390; about to cure; Jason, a Christian.
hath received: 5264
{5264} Prime
ὑποδέχομαι
hupodechomai
{hoop-od-ekh'-om-ahee}
From G5259 and G1209; to admit under one's roof, that is, entertain hospitably.
z5766
<5766> Grammar
Tense - Perfect (See G5778)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 19
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.
these 3778
{3778} Prime
οὗτος
houtos
{hoo'-tos}
Including the nominative masculine plural (second form), nominative feminine signular (third form), and the nominate feminine plural, (fourth form). From the article G3588 and G0846; the he (she or it), that is, this or that (often with the article repeated).
all 3956
{3956} Prime
πᾶς
pas
{pas}
Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.
do 4238
{4238} Prime
πράσσω
prasso
{pras'-so}
A primary verb; to 'practise', that is, perform repeatedly or habitually (thus differing from G4160, which properly refers to a single act); by implication to execute, accomplish, etc.; specifically to collect (dues), fare (personally).
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
contrary 561
{0561} Prime
ἀπέναντι
apenanti
{ap-en'-an-tee}
From G0575 and G1725; from in front, that is, opposite, before or against.
to 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).
decrees 1378
{1378} Prime
δόγμα
dogma
{dog'-mah}
From the base of G1380; a law (civil, ceremonial or ecclesiastical).
of Caesar, 2541
{2541} Prime
Καῖσαρ
Kaisar
{kah'-ee-sar}
Of Latin origin; Caesar, a title of the Roman emperor.
saying 3004
{3004} Prime
λέγω
lego
{leg'-o}
A primary verb; properly to 'lay' forth, that is, (figuratively) relate (in words [usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue]); by implication to mean.
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
that there is 1511
{1511} Prime
εἶναι
einai
{i'-nahee}
Present infinitive from G1510; to exist.
z5750
<5750> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 135
another 2087
{2087} Prime
ἕτερος
heteros
{het'-er-os}
Of uncertain affinity; (an-, the) other or different.
king, 935
{0935} Prime
βασιλεύς
basileus
{bas-il-yooce'}
Probably from G0939 (through the notion of a foundation of power); a sovereign (abstractly, relatively or figuratively).
[one] Jesus. 2424
{2424} Prime
Ἰησοῦς
Iesous
{ee-ay-sooce'}
Of Hebrew origin [H3091]; Jesus (that is, Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Acts 17:5-9.


Acts 17:7

_ _ all do contrary to the decrees of Caesar, etc. — meaning, probably, nothing but what is specified in the next words.

_ _ saying ... there is another king, one Jesus — (See on John 19:12).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 17:1-9.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Acts 16:21 And teach customs, which are not lawful for us to receive, neither to observe, being Romans.
Acts 25:8-11 While he answered for himself, Neither against the law of the Jews, neither against the temple, nor yet against Caesar, have I offended any thing at all. ... For if I be an offender, or have committed any thing worthy of death, I refuse not to die: but if there be none of these things whereof these accuse me, no man may deliver me unto them. I appeal unto Caesar.
Ezra 4:12-15 Be it known unto the king, that the Jews which came up from thee to us are come unto Jerusalem, building the rebellious and the bad city, and have set up the walls [thereof], and joined the foundations. ... That search may be made in the book of the records of thy fathers: so shalt thou find in the book of the records, and know that this city [is] a rebellious city, and hurtful unto kings and provinces, and that they have moved sedition within the same of old time: for which cause was this city destroyed.
Daniel 3:12 There are certain Jews whom thou hast set over the affairs of the province of Babylon, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego; these men, O king, have not regarded thee: they serve not thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.
Daniel 6:13 Then answered they and said before the king, That Daniel, which [is] of the children of the captivity of Judah, regardeth not thee, O king, nor the decree that thou hast signed, but maketh his petition three times a day.
Luke 23:2 And they began to accuse him, saying, We found this [fellow] perverting the nation, and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, saying that he himself is Christ a King.
John 19:12 And from thenceforth Pilate sought to release him: but the Jews cried out, saying, If thou let this man go, thou art not Caesar's friend: whosoever maketh himself a king speaketh against Caesar.
1 Peter 2:15 For so is the will of God, that with well doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men:
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