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Acts 2:28 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Thou madest known unto me the ways of life; Thou shalt make me full of gladness with thy countenance.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Thou hast made known to me the ways of life; thou shalt make me full of joy with thy countenance.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— ‘YOU HAVE MADE KNOWN TO ME THE WAYS OF LIFE; YOU WILL MAKE ME FULL OF GLADNESS WITH YOUR PRESENCE.’
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Thou hast made known to me the ways of life; thou wilt make me full of joy with thy countenance.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Thou hast made known to me [the] paths of life, thou wilt fill me with joy with thy countenance.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Thou madest known unto me paths of life, thou wilt make me full of gladness with thy countenance.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Thou didst make known to me ways of life, Thou shalt fill me with joy with Thy countenance.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Thou hast made known to me the ways of life: thou shalt make me full of joy with thy countenance.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Thou hast made knowen to mee the wayes of life, thou shalt make mee full of ioy with thy countenance.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— Thou wilt reveal to me the way of life, Thou wilt fill me with joy with thy presence.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— Thou hast revealed to me the path of life; thou wilt fill me with joy with thy presence.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Thou hast made known 1107
{1107} Prime
γνωρίζω
gnorizo
{gno-rid'-zo}
From a derivative of G1097; to make known; subjectively to know.
z5656
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
to me 3427
{3427} Prime
μοί
moi
{moy}
The simpler form of G1698; to me.
the ways 3598
{3598} Prime
ὁδός
hodos
{hod-os'}
Apparently a primary word; a road; by implication a progress (the route, act or distance); figuratively a mode or means.
of life; 2222
{2222} Prime
ζωή
zoe
{dzo-ay'}
From G2198; life (literally or figuratively).
thou shalt make y4137
[4137] Standard
πληρόω
pleroo
{play-ro'-o}
From G4134; to make replete, that is, (literally) to cram (a net), level up (a hollow), or (figuratively) to furnish (or imbue, diffuse, influence), satisfy, execute (an office), finish (a period or task), verify (or coincide with a prediction), etc.
z0
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
me y3165
[3165] Standard
μέ
me
{meh}
A shorter (and probably original) form of G1691; me.
full 4137
{4137} Prime
πληρόω
pleroo
{play-ro'-o}
From G4134; to make replete, that is, (literally) to cram (a net), level up (a hollow), or (figuratively) to furnish (or imbue, diffuse, influence), satisfy, execute (an office), finish (a period or task), verify (or coincide with a prediction), etc.
z5692
<5692> Grammar
Tense - Future (See G5776)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 814
x3165
(3165) Complement
μέ
me
{meh}
A shorter (and probably original) form of G1691; me.
of joy 2167
{2167} Prime
εὐφροσύνη
euphrosune
{yoo-fros-oo'-nay}
From the same as G2165; joyfulness.
with 3326
{3326} Prime
μετά
meta
{met-ah'}
A primary preposition (often used adverbially); properly denoting accompaniment; 'amid' (local or causal); modified variously according to the case (genitive case association, or accusative case succession) with which it is joined; occupying an intermediate position between G0575 or G1537 and G1519 or G4314; less intimate than G1722, and less close than G4862).
thy 4675
{4675} Prime
σοῦ
sou
{soo}
Genitive case of G4771; of thee, thy.
countenance. 4383
{4383} Prime
πρόσωπον
prosopon
{pros'-o-pon}
From G4314 and ὤψ [[ops]] (the visage; from G3700); the front (as being towards view), that is, the countenance, aspect, appearance, surface; by implication presence, person.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Acts 2:22-28.


Acts 2:28

_ _ Thou hast made known to me the ways of life — that is, resurrection-life.

_ _ thou shalt make me full of joy with thy countenance — that is, in glory; as is plain from the whole connection and the actual words of the sixteenth Psalm.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 2:14-36.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Acts 2:28

Thou hast made known to me the ways of life — That is, Thou hast raised me from the dead. Thou wilt fill me with joy by thy countenance — When I ascend to thy right hand.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Acts 2:28

Thou hast (u) made known to me the ways of life; thou shalt make me full of joy with thy countenance.

(u) You have opened to me the way of true life.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
made:

Psalms 16:11 Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence [is] fulness of joy; at thy right hand [there are] pleasures for evermore.
Psalms 21:4 He asked life of thee, [and] thou gavest [it] him, [even] length of days for ever and ever.
Psalms 25:4 Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths.
Proverbs 2:19 None that go unto her return again, neither take they hold of the paths of life.
Proverbs 8:20 I lead in the way of righteousness, in the midst of the paths of judgment:
John 11:25-26 Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: ... And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this?
John 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

make:

Psalms 4:6-7 [There be] many that say, Who will shew us [any] good? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us. ... Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time [that] their corn and their wine increased.
Psalms 17:15 As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.
Psalms 21:6 For thou hast made him most blessed for ever: thou hast made him exceeding glad with thy countenance.
Psalms 42:5 Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and [why] art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him [for] the help of his countenance.
Hebrews 12:2 Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of [our] faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.
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Ps 4:6; 16:11; 17:15; 21:4, 6; 25:4; 42:5. Pv 2:19; 8:20. Jn 11:25; 14:6. He 12:2.

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