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Acts 20:22 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And now, behold, I go bound in the spirit unto Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And now, behold, I go bound in the spirit unto Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “And now, behold, bound by the Spirit, I am on my way to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And now behold, I go bound in the spirit to Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And now, behold, bound in my spirit *I* go to Jerusalem, not knowing what things shall happen to me in it;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, now, lo! I, bound in my spirit, am journeying unto Jerusalem; the things which therein shall befall me, not knowing,—
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'And now, lo, I—bound in the Spirit—go on to Jerusalem, the things that shall befall me in it not knowing,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And now, behold, being bound in the spirit, I go to Jerusalem: not knowing the things which shall befall me there:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And now behold, I goe bound in the spirit vnto Hierusalem, not knowing the things that shal befall me there:
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And now I, bound in the Spirit, go to Urishlem; not knowing what I shall know in her.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And now I am bound in spirit, and I go to Jerusalem; and I know not what will befall me there;

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
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.
now, 3568
{3568} Prime
A primary particle of present time; 'now' (as adverb of date, a transition or emphasis); also as noun or adjective present or immediate.
behold, 2400
{2400} Prime
Second person singular imperative middle voice of G1492; used as imperative lo!.
<5628> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 459
I 1473
{1473} Prime
A primary pronoun of the first person, 'I' (only expressed when emphatic).
go 4198
{4198} Prime
Middle voice from a derivative of the same as G3984; to traverse, that is, travel (literally or figuratively; especially to remove [figuratively die], live, etc.).
<5736> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 618
bound 1210
{1210} Prime
A primary verb; to bind (in various applications, literally or figuratively).
<5772> Grammar
Tense - Perfect (See G5778)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 463
in the x3588
(3588) Complement

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).
spirit 4151
{4151} Prime
From G4154; a current of air, that is, breath (blast) or a breeze; by analogy or figuratively a spirit, that is, (human) the rational soul, (by implication) vital principle, mental disposition, etc., or (superhuman) an angel, daemon, or (divine) God, Christ's spirit, the Holy spirit.
unto 1519
{1519} Prime
A primary preposition; to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases.
Jerusalem, 2419
{2419} Prime
Of Hebrew origin [H3389]; Hierusalem (that is, Jerushalem), the capital of Palestine.
not 3361
{3361} Prime
A primary particle of qualified negation (whereas G3756 expresses an absolute denial); (adverbially) not, (conjugationally) lest; also (as interrogitive implying a negative answer [whereas G3756 expects an affirmative one]); whether.
knowing 1492
{1492} Prime
A primary verb; used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent, G3700 and G3708; properly to see (literally or figuratively); by implication (in the perfect only) to know.
<5761> Grammar
Tense - Perfect (See G5778)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 193
the things that shall befall 4876
{4876} Prime
From G4862 and a derivative of G0473; to meet with; figuratively to occur.
<5694> Grammar
Tense - Future (See G5776)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 11
me 3427
{3427} Prime
The simpler form of G1698; to me.
there: 1722
{1722} Prime
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
{0846} Prime
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.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Acts 20:22-23

_ _ And now, behold, I — “I” is emphatic here.

_ _ bound in the spirit — compare Acts 19:21. This internal pressure, unattended with any knowledge of “what was to befall him there,” was the result of that higher guidance which shaped all his movements.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 20:17-35.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Acts 20:22

Bound by the Spirit — Strongly impelled by him.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Acts 20:22

(7) And now, behold, I go (e) bound in the spirit unto Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there:

(7) He testifies that he goes to his imprisonment by the commandment of God.

(e) He calls the guiding direction of the Holy Spirit, who forced him to take his journey to Jerusalem, the bond of the Sprit, whom he followed with all his heart.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
I go:

Acts 19:21 After these things were ended, Paul purposed in the spirit, when he had passed through Macedonia and Achaia, to go to Jerusalem, saying, After I have been there, I must also see Rome.
Acts 21:11-14 And when he was come unto us, he took Paul's girdle, and bound his own hands and feet, and said, Thus saith the Holy Ghost, So shall the Jews at Jerusalem bind the man that owneth this girdle, and shall deliver [him] into the hands of the Gentiles. ... And when he would not be persuaded, we ceased, saying, The will of the Lord be done.
Luke 9:51 And it came to pass, when the time was come that he should be received up, he stedfastly set his face to go to Jerusalem,
Luke 12:50 But I have a baptism to be baptized with; and how am I straitened till it be accomplished!
2 Corinthians 5:14 For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:


Luke 18:31-33 Then he took [unto him] the twelve, and said unto them, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem, and all things that are written by the prophets concerning the Son of man shall be accomplished. ... And they shall scourge [him], and put him to death: and the third day he shall rise again.
John 13:1 Now before the feast of the passover, when Jesus knew that his hour was come that he should depart out of this world unto the Father, having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them unto the end.
John 18:4 Jesus therefore, knowing all things that should come upon him, went forth, and said unto them, Whom seek ye?
James 4:14 Whereas ye know not what [shall be] on the morrow. For what [is] your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.
2 Peter 1:14 Knowing that shortly I must put off [this] my tabernacle, even as our Lord Jesus Christ hath shewed me.
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