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Acts 23:26 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Claudius Lysias unto the most excellent governor Felix, greeting.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Claudius Lysias unto the most excellent governor Felix [sendeth] greeting.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Claudius Lysias, to the most excellent governor Felix, greetings.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Claudius Lysias, to the most excellent governor Felix, [sendeth] greeting.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Claudius Lysias to the most excellent governor Felix, greeting.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Claudius Lysias, unto the most excellent governor Felix, Joy!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'Claudius Lysias, to the most noble governor Felix, hail:
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Claudius Lysias to the most excellent governor, Felix, greeting:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Claudius Lysias, vnto the most excellent Gouernour Felix, sendeth greeting.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— Klaudios Lusios unto Felix the victorious governor, peace.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— Claudius Lysias to the excellent governor Felix; greeting.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Claudius 2804
{2804} Prime
Of Latin origin; Claudius, the name of two Romans.
Lysias 3079
{3079} Prime
Of uncertain affinity; Lysias, a Roman.
unto 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).
most excellent 2903
{2903} Prime
Superlative of a derivative of G2904; strongest, that is, (in dignity) very honorable.
governor 2232
{2232} Prime
From G2233; a leader, that is, chief person (or figuratively place) of a province.
Felix 5344
{5344} Prime
Of Latin origin; happy; Phelix (that is, Felix), a Roman.
[sendeth] greeting. 5463
{5463} Prime
A primary verb; to be full of 'cheer', that is, calmly happy or well off; impersonal especially as a salutation (on meeting or parting), be well.
<5721> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 647
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Acts 23:26-30

_ _ Claudius — the Roman name he would take on purchasing his citizenship.

_ _ Lysias — his Greek family name.

_ _ the most excellent governor — an honorary title of office.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 23:12-35.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Acts 23:26

(13) Claudius Lysias unto the most excellent governor Felix [sendeth] greeting.

(13) Lysias is suddenly made by the Lord to be Paul's protector.

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Acts 24:3 We accept [it] always, and in all places, most noble Felix, with all thankfulness.
Acts 26:25 But he said, I am not mad, most noble Festus; but speak forth the words of truth and soberness.
Luke 1:3 It seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all things from the very first, to write unto thee in order, most excellent Theophilus,


Acts 15:23 And they wrote [letters] by them after this manner; The apostles and elders and brethren [send] greeting unto the brethren which are of the Gentiles in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia:
James 1:1 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting.
3 John 1:14 But I trust I shall shortly see thee, and we shall speak face to face. Peace [be] to thee. [Our] friends salute thee. Greet the friends by name.
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