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Acts 5:39 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— but if it is of God, ye will not be able to overthrow them; lest haply ye be found even to be fighting against God.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— but if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them; or else you may even be found fighting against God.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But if it is from God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— but if it be from God, ye will not be able to put them down, lest ye be found also fighters against God.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But, if it is, of God, ye will not be able to overthrow them: lest once, even fighters against God, ye be found.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and if it be of God, ye are not able to overthrow it, lest perhaps also ye be found fighting against God.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But if it be of God, you cannot overthrow it, lest perhaps you be found even to fight against God. And they consented to him.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But if it be of God, ye cannot ouerthrow it, lest haply yee be found euen to fight against God.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— but if it be from Aloha, there is no power in your hands to bring it to an end: lest you should be found to have arisen against Aloha. And they were persuaded by him,
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— But if it be from God, it is not in your power to frustrate it: that ye may not be found placing yourselves in opposition to God. And they, assented to him.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
if 1487
{1487} Prime
εἰ
ei
{i}
A primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.
it be 2076
{2076} Prime
ἐστί
esti
{es-tee'}
Third person singular present indicative of G1510; he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are.
z5748
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
of 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).
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.
ye cannot 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
1410
{1410} Prime
δύναμαι
dunamai
{doo'-nam-ahee}
Of uncertain affinity; to be able or possible.
z5736
<5736> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 618
overthrow 2647
{2647} Prime
καταλύω
kataluo
{kat-al-oo'-o}
From G2596 and G3089; to loosen down (disintegrate), that is, (by implication) to demolish (literally or figuratively); specifically (compare G2646) to halt for the night.
z5658
<5658> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 516
it; 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.
lest haply 3379
{3379} Prime
μήποτε
mepote
{may'-pot-eh}
From G3361 and G4218; not ever; also if (or lest) ever (or perhaps).
ye be found 2147
{2147} Prime
εὑρίσκω
heurisko
{hyoo-ris'-ko}
A prolonged form of a primary word εὕρω [[heuro]], {hyoo'-ro}; which (together with another cognate form, εὑρέω [[heureo]], {hyoo-reh'-o}) is used for it in all the tenses except the present and imperfect; to find (literally or figuratively).
z5686
<5686> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Subjunctive (See G5792)
Count - 219
even 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.
to fight against God. y2314
[2314] Standard
θεομάχος
theomachos
{theh-om'-akh-os}
From G2316 and G3164; an opponent of deity.
x2311
(2311) Complement
θεμελιόω
themelioo
{them-el-ee-o'-o}
From G2310; to lay a basis for, that is, (literally) erect, or (figuratively) consolidate.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Acts 5:35-39.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 5:26-42.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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if:

Acts 6:10 And they were not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit by which he spake.
Genesis 24:50 Then Laban and Bethuel answered and said, The thing proceedeth from the LORD: we cannot speak unto thee bad or good.
2 Samuel 5:2 Also in time past, when Saul was king over us, thou wast he that leddest out and broughtest in Israel: and the LORD said to thee, Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be a captain over Israel.
1 Kings 12:24 Thus saith the LORD, Ye shall not go up, nor fight against your brethren the children of Israel: return every man to his house; for this thing is from me. They hearkened therefore to the word of the LORD, and returned to depart, according to the word of the LORD.
Job 34:29 When he giveth quietness, who then can make trouble? and when he hideth [his] face, who then can behold him? whether [it be done] against a nation, or against a man only:
Isaiah 43:13 Yea, before the day [was] I [am] he; and [there is] none that can deliver out of my hand: I will work, and who shall let it?
Isaiah 46:10 Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times [the things] that are not [yet] done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:
Daniel 4:35 And all the inhabitants of the earth [are] reputed as nothing: and he doeth according to his will in the army of heaven, and [among] the inhabitants of the earth: and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou?
Matthew 16:18 And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
Luke 21:15 For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.
1 Corinthians 1:25 Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.
Revelation 17:12-14 And the ten horns which thou sawest are ten kings, which have received no kingdom as yet; but receive power as kings one hour with the beast. ... These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings: and they that are with him [are] called, and chosen, and faithful.

to fight:

Acts 7:51 Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Ghost: as your fathers [did], so [do] ye.
Acts 9:5 And he said, Who art thou, Lord? And the Lord said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest: [it is] hard for thee to kick against the pricks.
Acts 23:9 And there arose a great cry: and the scribes [that were] of the Pharisees' part arose, and strove, saying, We find no evil in this man: but if a spirit or an angel hath spoken to him, let us not fight against God.
Exodus 10:3-7 And Moses and Aaron came in unto Pharaoh, and said unto him, Thus saith the LORD God of the Hebrews, How long wilt thou refuse to humble thyself before me? let my people go, that they may serve me. ... And Pharaoh's servants said unto him, How long shall this man be a snare unto us? let the men go, that they may serve the LORD their God: knowest thou not yet that Egypt is destroyed?
2 Kings 19:22 Whom hast thou reproached and blasphemed? and against whom hast thou exalted [thy] voice, and lifted up thine eyes on high? [even] against the Holy [One] of Israel.
Job 15:25-27 For he stretcheth out his hand against God, and strengtheneth himself against the Almighty. ... Because he covereth his face with his fatness, and maketh collops of fat on [his] flanks.
Job 40:9-14 Hast thou an arm like God? or canst thou thunder with a voice like him? ... Then will I also confess unto thee that thine own right hand can save thee.
Isaiah 45:9 Woe unto him that striveth with his Maker! [Let] the potsherd [strive] with the potsherds of the earth. Shall the clay say to him that fashioneth it, What makest thou? or thy work, He hath no hands?
1 Corinthians 10:22 Do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?
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Gn 24:50. Ex 10:3. 2S 5:2. 1K 12:24. 2K 19:22. Jb 15:25; 34:29; 40:9. Is 43:13; 45:9; 46:10. Dn 4:35. Mt 16:18. Lk 21:15. Ac 6:10; 7:51; 9:5; 23:9. 1Co 1:25; 10:22. Rv 17:12.

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