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Acts 20:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And they brought the lad alive, and were not a little comforted.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And they brought the young man alive, and were not a little comforted.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— They took away the boy alive, and were greatly comforted.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And they brought the young man alive, and were not a little comforted.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And they brought [away] the boy alive, and were no little comforted.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And they brought the boy alive, and were comforted beyond measure.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and they brought up the lad alive, and were comforted in no ordinary measure.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And they brought the youth alive and were not a little comforted.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And they brought the yong man aliue, and were not a little comforted.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And they brought the young man alive, and rejoiced over him greatly.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And they brought the young man alive, and rejoiced over him greatly.

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.
they brought 71
{0071} Prime
ἄγω
ago
{ag'-o}
A primary verb; properly to lead; by implication to bring, drive, (reflexively) go, (specifically) pass (time), or (figuratively) induce.
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
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).
young man 3816
{3816} Prime
παῖς
pais
{paheece}
Perhaps from G3817; a boy (as often beaten with impunity), or (by analogy) a girl, and (generally) a child; specifically a slave or servant (especially a minister to a king; and by eminence to God).
alive, 2198
{2198} Prime
ζάω
zao
{dzah'-o}
A primary verb; to live (literally or figuratively).
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
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.
were y3870
[3870] Standard
παρακαλέω
parakaleo
{par-ak-al-eh'-o}
From G3844 and G2564; to call near, that is, invite, invoke (by imploration, hortation or consolation).
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.
not 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
a little 3357
{3357} Prime
μετρίως
metrios
{met-ree'-oce}
Adverb from a derivative of G3358; moderately, that is, slightly.
comforted. 3870
{3870} Prime
παρακαλέω
parakaleo
{par-ak-al-eh'-o}
From G3844 and G2564; to call near, that is, invite, invoke (by imploration, hortation or consolation).
z5681
<5681> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 602
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Acts 20:10-12.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 20:7-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Acts 20:12

And they brought the young man alive — But alas! How many of those who have allowed themselves to sleep under sermons, or as it were to dream awake, have slept the sleep of eternal death, and fallen to rise no more!

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
they:

Acts 20:10 And Paul went down, and fell on him, and embracing [him] said, Trouble not yourselves; for his life is in him.

were:

Isaiah 40:1 Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God.
2 Corinthians 1:4 Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.
Ephesians 6:22 Whom I have sent unto you for the same purpose, that ye might know our affairs, and [that] he might comfort your hearts.
1 Thessalonians 3:2 And sent Timotheus, our brother, and minister of God, and our fellowlabourer in the gospel of Christ, to establish you, and to comfort you concerning your faith:
1 Thessalonians 4:18 Wherefore comfort one another with these words.
1 Thessalonians 5:11 Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do.
1 Thessalonians 5:14 Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are unruly, comfort the feebleminded, support the weak, be patient toward all [men].
2 Thessalonians 2:16 Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given [us] everlasting consolation and good hope through grace,
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Is 40:1. Ac 20:10. 2Co 1:4. Ep 6:22. 1Th 3:2; 4:18; 5:11, 14. 2Th 2:16.

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