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Acts 20:8 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And there were many lights in the upper chamber where we were gathered together.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And there were many lights in the upper chamber, where they were gathered together.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— There were many lamps in the upper room where we were gathered together.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And there were many lights in the upper chamber, where they were assembled.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And there were many lights in the upper room where we were assembled.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Now there were a good many torches in the upper room, where we were gathered together.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and there were many lamps in the upper chamber where they were gathered together,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And there were a great number of lamps in the upper chamber where we were assembled.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And there were many lights in the vpper chamber where they were gathered together.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And there were many lamps of fire in the high-room where we were assembled.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And there were many lamps burning in the chamber where we were assembled.

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.
there were 2258
{2258} Prime
ἦν
en
{ane}
Imperfect of G1510; I (thou, etc.) was (wast or were).
z5713
<5713> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 532
many 2425
{2425} Prime
ἱκανός
hikanos
{hik-an-os'}
From ἵκω [[hiko]] (ἱκάνω [[hikano]] or ἱκνέομαι [[hikneomai]]; akin to G2240; to arrive); competent (as if coming in season), that is, ample (in amount) or fit (in character).
lights 2985
{2985} Prime
λαμπάς
lampas
{lam-pas'}
From G2989; a 'lamp' or flambeau.
in 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
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.
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).
upper chamber, 5253
{5253} Prime
ὑπερῷον
huperoon
{hoop-er-o'-on}
Neuter of a derivative of G5228; a higher part of the house, that is, apartment in the third story.
where 3757
{3757} Prime
οὗ
hou
{hoo}
Genitive case of G3739 as adverb; at which place, that is, where.
they were 2258
{2258} Prime
ἦν
en
{ane}
Imperfect of G1510; I (thou, etc.) was (wast or were).
z5713
<5713> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 532
gathered together. 4863
{4863} Prime
συνάγω
sunago
{soon-ag'-o}
From G4862 and G0071; to lead together, that is, collect or convene; specifically to entertain (hospitably).
z5772
<5772> Grammar
Tense - Perfect (See G5778)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 463
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Acts 20:8

_ _ there were many lights in the upper chamber — not a mere piece of graphic detail by an eye-witness [Hackett, Howson], but mentioned, probably, as increasing the heat and contributing to drowsiness [Webster and Wilkinson], as the next clause seems to show.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 20:7-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Acts 20:8

There were many lamps in the room where they were assembled — To prevent any possible scandal.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Acts 20:8

(4) And there were many lights in the upper chamber, where they were gathered together.

(4) The devil, taking care to trouble the Church with a great offence, gives Paul a singular occasion to confirm the Gospel

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Acts 1:13 And when they were come in, they went up into an upper room, where abode both Peter, and James, and John, and Andrew, Philip, and Thomas, Bartholomew, and Matthew, James [the son] of Alphaeus, and Simon Zelotes, and Judas [the brother] of James.
Luke 22:12 And he shall shew you a large upper room furnished: there make ready.
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