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Acts 4:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But many of them that heard the word believed; and the number of the men came to be about five thousand.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Howbeit many of them which heard the word believed; and the number of the men was about five thousand.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— But many of those who had heard the message believed; and the number of the men came to be about five thousand.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But many of them who heard the word, believed; and the number of the men was about five thousand.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But many of those who had heard the word believed; and the number of the men had become [about] five thousand.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Howbeit, many of them that heard the word, believed; and the number of the men became about five thousand.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and many of those hearing the word did believe, and the number of the men became, as it were, five thousand.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But many of them who had heard the word believed: and the number of the men was made five thousand.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Howbeit, many of them which heard the word, beleeued, and the number of the men was about fiue thousand.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And many who heard the word believed; and they were in number as five thousand men.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And many who had heard the word, believed; and they were, in number, about five thousand men.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Howbeit 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
many 4183
{4183} Prime
πολύς
polus
{pol-oos'}
Including the forms from the alternate 'pollos'; (singular) much (in any respect) or (plural) many; neuter (singular) as adverb largely; neuter (plural) as adverb or noun often, mostly, largely.
of them which heard 191
{0191} Prime
ἀκούω
akouo
{ak-oo'-o}
A primary verb; to hear (in various senses).
z5660
<5660> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 714
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).
word 3056
{3056} Prime
λόγος
logos
{log'-os}
From G3004; something said (including the thought); by implication a topic (subject of discourse), also reasoning (the mental faculty) or motive; by extension a computation; specifically (with the article in John) the Divine Expression (that is, Christ).
believed; 4100
{4100} Prime
πιστεύω
pisteuo
{pist-yoo'-o}
From G4102; to have faith (in, upon, or with respect to, a person or thing), that is, credit; by implication to entrust (especially one's spiritual well being to Christ).
z5656
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
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.
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).
number 706
{0706} Prime
ἀριθμός
arithmos
{ar-ith-mos'}
From G0142; a number (as reckoned up).
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).
men 435
{0435} Prime
ἀνήρ
aner
{an'-ayr}
A primary word (compare G0444); a man (properly as an individual male).
was 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.).
z5675
<5675> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Passive Deponent (See G5789)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 79
about 5616
{5616} Prime
ὡσεί
hosei
{ho-si'}
From G5613 and G1487; as if.
five 4002
{4002} Prime
πέντε
pente
{pen'-teh}
A primary number; 'five'.
thousand. 5505
{5505} Prime
χιλιάς
chilias
{khil-ee-as'}
From G5507; one thousand ('chiliad').
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Acts 4:1-12.


Acts 4:4

_ _ the number of the men — or males, exclusive of women; though the word sometimes includes both.

_ _ about five thousand — and this in Jerusalem, where the means of detecting the imposture or crushing the fanaticism, if such it had been, were within everyone’s reach, and where there was every inducement to sift it to the bottom.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 4:1-4.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Acts 4:4

The number of the men — Beside women and children, were about five thousand — So many did our Lord now feed at once with the bread from heaven!

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Acts 4:4

Howbeit many of them which heard the word believed; and the (b) number of the men was about five thousand.

(b) While they thought to diminish the number, they actually increased it.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
many:

Acts 28:24 And some believed the things which were spoken, and some believed not.
2 Corinthians 2:14-17 Now thanks [be] unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ, and maketh manifest the savour of his knowledge by us in every place. ... For we are not as many, which corrupt the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ.
Philippians 1:12-18 But I would ye should understand, brethren, that the things [which happened] unto me have fallen out rather unto the furtherance of the gospel; ... What then? notwithstanding, every way, whether in pretence, or in truth, Christ is preached; and I therein do rejoice, yea, and will rejoice.
2 Timothy 2:9-10 Wherein I suffer trouble, as an evil doer, [even] unto bonds; but the word of God is not bound. ... Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sakes, that they may also obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

the number:

Acts 2:41 Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added [unto them] about three thousand souls.
Genesis 49:10 The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come; and unto him [shall] the gathering of the people [be].
Isaiah 45:24 Surely, shall [one] say, in the LORD have I righteousness and strength: [even] to him shall [men] come; and all that are incensed against him shall be ashamed.
Isaiah 53:12 Therefore will I divide him [a portion] with the great, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong; because he hath poured out his soul unto death: and he was numbered with the transgressors; and he bare the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors.
John 12:24 Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit.
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Gn 49:10. Is 45:24; 53:12. Jn 12:24. Ac 2:41; 28:24. 2Co 2:14. Php 1:12. 2Ti 2:9.

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