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Acts 21:14 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And when he would not be persuaded, we ceased, saying, The will of the Lord be done.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And when he would not be persuaded, we ceased, saying, The will of the Lord be done.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And since he would not be persuaded, we fell silent, remarking, “The will of the Lord be done!”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And when he would not be persuaded, we ceased, saying, The will of the Lord be done.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And when he would not be persuaded, we were silent, saying, The will of the Lord be done.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, as he was not to be persuaded, we ceased, saying—the Lord's, will be done!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and he not being persuaded, we were silent, saying, 'The will of the Lord be done.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And when we could not persuade him, we ceased, saying: The will of the Lord be done.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And when he would not bee perswaded, we ceased, saying, The will of the Lord be done.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And when he would not be persuaded by us, we desisted, and said, The will of our Lord be done.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And as he was not to be persuaded by us, we desisted; and we said: Let the pleasure of our Lord take place.

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.
when he 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
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.
would y3982
[3982] Standard
πείθω
peitho
{pi'-tho}
A primary verb; to convince (by argument, true or false); by analogy to pacify or conciliate (by other fair means); reflexively or passively to assent (to evidence or authority), to rely (by inward certainty).
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 3361
{3361} Prime
μή
me
{may}
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.
be persuaded, 3982
{3982} Prime
πείθω
peitho
{pi'-tho}
A primary verb; to convince (by argument, true or false); by analogy to pacify or conciliate (by other fair means); reflexively or passively to assent (to evidence or authority), to rely (by inward certainty).
z5746
<5746> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 360
we ceased, 2270
{2270} Prime
ἡσυχάζω
hesuchazo
{hay-soo-khad'-zo}
From the same as G2272; to keep still (intransitively), that is, refrain from labor, meddlesomeness or speech.
z5656
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
saying, 2036
{2036} Prime
ἔπω
epo
{ep'-o}
A primary verb (used only in the definite past tense, the others being borrowed from G2046, G4483 and G5346); to speak or say (by word or writting).
z5631
<5631> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 889
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).
will 2307
{2307} Prime
θέλημα
thelema
{thel'-ay-mah}
From the prolonged form of G2309; a determination (properly the thing), that is, (actively) choice (specifically purpose, decree; abstractly volition) or (passively) inclination.
of 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).
Lord 2962
{2962} Prime
κύριος
kurios
{koo'-ree-os}
From κῦρος [[kuros]] (supremacy); supreme in authority, that is, (as noun) controller; by implication Mr. (as a respectful title).
be done. 1096
{1096} Prime
γίνομαι
ginomai
{ghin'-om-ahee}
A prolonged and middle form of a primary verb; to cause to be ('gen' -erate), that is, (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literally, figuratively, intensively, etc.).
z5634
<5634> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Middle Deponent (See G5788)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 7
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Acts 21:11-14.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 21:8-14.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Acts 21:14

And when he would not be persuaded — This was not obstinacy, but true Christian resolution. We should never be persuaded, either to do evil, or to omit doing any good which is in our power; saying, the will of the Lord be done — Which they were satisfied Paul knew.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Acts 21:14

(2) And when he would not be persuaded, we ceased, saying, The will of the Lord be done.

(2) The will of God bridles all affections in those who earnestly seek the glory of God.

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The will:

Genesis 43:14 And God Almighty give you mercy before the man, that he may send away your other brother, and Benjamin. If I be bereaved [of my children], I am bereaved.
1 Samuel 3:18 And Samuel told him every whit, and hid nothing from him. And he said, It [is] the LORD: let him do what seemeth him good.
2 Samuel 15:25-26 And the king said unto Zadok, Carry back the ark of God into the city: if I shall find favour in the eyes of the LORD, he will bring me again, and shew me [both] it, and his habitation: ... But if he thus say, I have no delight in thee; behold, [here am] I, let him do to me as seemeth good unto him.
2 Kings 20:19 Then said Hezekiah unto Isaiah, Good [is] the word of the LORD which thou hast spoken. And he said, [Is it] not [good], if peace and truth be in my days?
Matthew 6:10 Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as [it is] in heaven.
Matthew 26:39 And he went a little further, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou [wilt].
Matthew 26:42 He went away again the second time, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if this cup may not pass away from me, except I drink it, thy will be done.
Luke 11:2 And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth.
Luke 22:42 Saying, Father, if thou be willing, remove this cup from me: nevertheless not my will, but thine, be done.
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Gn 43:14. 1S 3:18. 2S 15:25. 2K 20:19. Mt 6:10; 26:39, 42. Lk 11:2; 22:42.

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