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Acts 19:40 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For indeed we are in danger to be accused concerning this day's riot, there being no cause [for it]: and as touching it we shall not be able to give account of this concourse.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For we are in danger to be called in question for this day's uproar, there being no cause whereby we may give an account of this concourse.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “For indeed we are in danger of being accused of a riot in connection with today’s events, since there is no [real] cause [for it], and in this connection we will be unable to account for this disorderly gathering.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For we are in danger to be called in question for this day's uproar, there being no cause by which we may give an account of this concourse.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For also we are in danger to be put in accusation for sedition for this [affair] of to-day, no cause existing in reference to which we shall be able to give a reason for this concourse.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For we are, even in danger of being accused of riot, concerning this day, no cause at all, existing, by reference to which we shall be able to give a reason for this concourse.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— for we are also in peril of being accused of insurrection in regard to this day, there being no occasion by which we shall be able to give an account of this concourse;'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For we are even in danger to be called in question for this day's uproar, there being no man guilty (of whom we may give account) of this concourse.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For we are in danger to be called in question for this dayes vprore, there being no cause whereby we may giue an accompt of this concourse.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— For now also are we standing in peril of being accused as disturbers, because we cannot make excuse for the concourse of this day, inasmuch as we have met uselessly, and have made a tumult without cause.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— {19:40a} Because too we are now in danger of being accused as seditious, since we cannot give a reason for the meeting of this day, because we have assembled needlessly, and been tumultuous without a cause.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For 1063
{1063} Prime
γάρ
gar
{gar}
A primary particle; properly assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles).
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.
we are in danger 2793
{2793} Prime
κινδυνεύω
kinduneuo
{kin-doon-yoo'-o}
From G2794; to undergo peril.
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
to 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.
be called in question 1458
{1458} Prime
ἐγκαλέω
egkaleo
{eng-kal-eh'-o}
From G1722 and G2564; to call in (as a debt or demand), that is, bring to account (charge, criminate, etc.).
z5745
<5745> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 105
for 4012
{4012} Prime
περί
peri
{per-ee'}
From the base of G4008; properly through (all over), that is, around; figuratively with respect to; used in various applications, of place, cause or time (with the genitive case denoting the subject or occasion or superlative point; with the accusative case the locality, circuit, matter, circumstance or general period).
this day's 4594
{4594} Prime
σήμερον
semeron
{say'-mer-on}
Neuter (as adverb) of a presumed compound of the article G3588 ('tau' changed to 'sigma') and G2250; on the (that is, this) day (or night current or just passed); genitively now (that is, at present, hitherto).
uproar, 4714
{4714} Prime
στάσις
stasis
{stas'-is}
From the base of G2476; a standing (properly the act), that is, (by analogy) position (existence); by implication a popular uprising; figuratively controversy.
there being 5225
{5225} Prime
ὑπάρχω
huparcho
{hoop-ar'-kho}
From G5259 and G0756; to begin under (quietly), that is, come into existence (be present or at hand); expletively, to exist (as copula or subordinate to an adjective, participle, adverb or preposition, or as auxilliary to principal verb).
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
no 3367
{3367} Prime
μηδείς
medeis
{may-dice'}
The masculine, feminine irregular (second form) and neuter (third form) from G3361 and G1520; not even one (man, woman, thing).
cause 158
{0158} Prime
αἴτιον
aition
{ah'-ee-tee-on}
Neuter of G0159; a reason or crime (like G0156).
whereby 4012
{4012} Prime
περί
peri
{per-ee'}
From the base of G4008; properly through (all over), that is, around; figuratively with respect to; used in various applications, of place, cause or time (with the genitive case denoting the subject or occasion or superlative point; with the accusative case the locality, circuit, matter, circumstance or general period).
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.
we may 1410
{1410} Prime
δύναμαι
dunamai
{doo'-nam-ahee}
Of uncertain affinity; to be able or possible.
z5695
<5695> Grammar
Tense - Future (See G5776)
Voice - Middle Deponent (See G5788)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 271
give 591
{0591} Prime
ἀποδίδωμι
apodidomi
{ap-od-eed'-o-mee}
From G0575 and G1325; to give away, that is, up, over, back, etc. (in various applications).
z5629
<5629> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 454
an account 3056
{3056} Prime
λόγος
logos
{log'-os}
From G3004; something said (including the thought); by implication a topic (subject of discourse), also reasoning (the mental faculty) or motive; by extension a computation; specifically (with the article in John) the Divine Expression (that is, Christ).
of this 5026
{5026} Prime
ταύτῃ
taute
{tow'-tay}
Dative, accusative and genitive case respectively of the feminine singular of G3778; (towards or of) this.
concourse. 4963
{4963} Prime
συστροφή
sustrophe
{soos-trof-ay'}
From G4962; a twisting together, that is, (figuratively) a secret coalition, riotous crowd.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Acts 19:35-41.


Acts 19:40

_ _ For we — the public authorities.

_ _ are in danger of being called in question — by our superiors.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 19:21-41.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Acts 19:40

This concourse — He wisely calls it by an inoffensive name.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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we are:

Acts 17:5-8 But the Jews which believed not, moved with envy, took unto them certain lewd fellows of the baser sort, and gathered a company, and set all the city on an uproar, and assaulted the house of Jason, and sought to bring them out to the people. ... And they troubled the people and the rulers of the city, when they heard these things.

uproar:

Acts 20:1 And after the uproar was ceased, Paul called unto [him] the disciples, and embraced [them], and departed for to go into Macedonia.
Acts 21:31 And as they went about to kill him, tidings came unto the chief captain of the band, that all Jerusalem was in an uproar.
Acts 21:38 Art not thou that Egyptian, which before these days madest an uproar, and leddest out into the wilderness four thousand men that were murderers?
1 Kings 1:41 And Adonijah and all the guests that [were] with him heard [it] as they had made an end of eating. And when Joab heard the sound of the trumpet, he said, Wherefore [is this] noise of the city being in an uproar?
Matthew 26:5 But they said, Not on the feast [day], lest there be an uproar among the people.
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1K 1:41. Mt 26:5. Ac 17:5; 20:1; 21:31, 38.

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