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Acts 3:15 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and killed the Prince of life; whom God raised from the dead; whereof we are witnesses.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And killed the Prince of life, whom God hath raised from the dead; whereof we are witnesses.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— but put to death the Prince of life, [the one] whom God raised from the dead, [a fact] to which we are witnesses.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And killed the Prince of life, whom God hath raised from the dead; of which we are witnesses.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— but the originator of life ye slew, whom God raised from among [the] dead, whereof *we* are witnesses.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But, the Princely Leader of Life, ye slew:—whom, God, raised from among the dead, whereof, we, are witnesses.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the Prince of the life ye did kill, whom God did raise out of the dead, of which we are witnesses;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But the author of life you killed, whom God hath raised from the dead: of which we are witnesses.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And killed the Prince of life, whom God hath raised from the dead, whereof we are witnesses.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And Him the Prince of life you killed, whom Aloha hath raised from among the dead; and we all are his witnesses.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And that Prince of life ye slew; and him, hath God raised from the dead, and all of us are witnesses of it.

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.
killed 615
{0615} Prime
ἀποκτείνω
apokteino
{ap-ok-ti'-no}
From G0575 and κτείνω [[kteino]] (to slay); to kill outright; figuratively to destroy.
z5656
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
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).
Prince 747
{0747} Prime
ἀρχηγός
archegos
{ar-khay-gos'}
From G0746 and G0071; a chief leader.
of life, 2222
{2222} Prime
ζωή
zoe
{dzo-ay'}
From G2198; life (literally or figuratively).
whom 3739
{3739} Prime
ὅς
hos
{hos}
Probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article G3588); the relative (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that.
God 2316
{2316} Prime
θεός
theos
{theh'-os}
Of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively a magistrate; by Hebraism very.
hath raised 1453
{1453} Prime
ἐγείρω
egeiro
{eg-i'-ro}
Probably akin to the base of G0058 (through the idea of collecting one's faculties); to waken (transitively or intransitively), that is, rouse (literally from sleep, from sitting or lying, from disease, from death; or figuratively from obscurity, inactivity, ruins, nonexistence).
z5656
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
from 1537
{1537} Prime
ἐκ
ek
{ek}
A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence motion or action proceeds), from, out (of place, time or cause; literally or figuratively; direct or remote).
the dead; 3498
{3498} Prime
νεκρός
nekros
{nek-ros'}
From an apparently primary word νέκυς [[nekus]] (a corpse); dead (literally or figuratively; also as noun).
whereof 3739
{3739} Prime
ὅς
hos
{hos}
Probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article G3588); the relative (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that.
we 2249
{2249} Prime
ἡμεῖς
hemeis
{hay-mice'}
Nomitive plural of G1473; we (only used when emphatic).
are 2070
{2070} Prime
ἐσμέν
esmen
{es-men'}
Frist person plural indicative of G1510; we are.
z5748
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
witnesses. 3144
{3144} Prime
μάρτυς
martus
{mar'-toos}
Of uncertain affinity; a witness (literally [judicially] or figuratively [generally]); by analogy a 'martyr'.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Acts 3:12-16.


Acts 3:15

_ _ killed the Prince of life — Glorious paradox, but how piercing to the conscience of the auditors.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 3:12-26.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Acts 3:15

And killed the Prince (c) of life, whom God hath raised from the dead; whereof we are witnesses.

(c) Who has life in himself, and gives life to others.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Prince:
or, Author,
John 1:4 In him was life; and the life was the light of men.
John 4:10 Jesus answered and said unto her, If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith to thee, Give me to drink; thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water.
John 4:14 But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.
John 5:26 For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the Son to have life in himself;
John 10:28 And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any [man] pluck them out of my hand.
John 11:25-26 Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: ... And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this?
John 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
John 17:2 As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him.
Romans 8:1-2 [There is] therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. ... For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death.
1 Corinthians 15:45 And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul; the last Adam [was made] a quickening spirit.
Colossians 3:3-4 For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God. ... When Christ, [who is] our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory.
Hebrews 2:10 For it became him, for whom [are] all things, and by whom [are] all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings.
Hebrews 5:9 And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him;
1 John 5:11-12 And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. ... He that hath the Son hath life; [and] he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.
1 John 5:20 And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, [even] in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.
Revelation 21:6 And he said unto me, It is done. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely.
Revelation 22:1 And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb.
Revelation 22:17 And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.

whom:

Acts 2:24 Whom God hath raised up, having loosed the pains of death: because it was not possible that he should be holden of it.
Acts 2:32 This Jesus hath God raised up, whereof we all are witnesses.
Matthew 28:2-5 And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it. ... And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified.
Ephesians 1:20 Which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set [him] at his own right hand in the heavenly [places],

whereof:

Acts 1:22 Beginning from the baptism of John, unto that same day that he was taken up from us, must one be ordained to be a witness with us of his resurrection.
Acts 2:32 This Jesus hath God raised up, whereof we all are witnesses.
Acts 10:40-41 Him God raised up the third day, and shewed him openly; ... Not to all the people, but unto witnesses chosen before of God, [even] to us, who did eat and drink with him after he rose from the dead.
Acts 13:30-32 But God raised him from the dead: ... And we declare unto you glad tidings, how that the promise which was made unto the fathers,
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Mt 28:2. Jn 1:4; 4:10, 14; 5:26; 10:28; 11:25; 14:6; 17:2. Ac 1:22; 2:24, 32; 10:40; 13:30. Ro 8:1. 1Co 15:45. Ep 1:20. Col 3:3. He 2:10; 5:9. 1Jn 5:11, 20. Rv 21:6; 22:1, 17.

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