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Acts 6:10 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And they were not able to withstand the wisdom and the Spirit by which he spake.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And they were not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit by which he spake.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— But they were unable to cope with the wisdom and the Spirit with which he was speaking.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And they were not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit by which he spoke.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And they were not able to resist the wisdom and the Spirit with which he spoke.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And they could not withstand the wisdom and the Spirit with which he was speaking,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and they were not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit with which he was speaking;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And they were not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit that spoke.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And they were not able to resist the wisedome and the spirit by which he spake.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— and were not able to stand against the wisdom and the spirit which spake in him.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And they could not withstand the wisdom and the Spirit that spoke by him.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
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.
they were y2480
[2480] Standard
ἰσχύω
ischuo
{is-khoo'-o}
From G2479; to have (or exercise) force (literally or figuratively).
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 y3756
[3756] Standard
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
able 2480
{2480} Prime
ἰσχύω
ischuo
{is-khoo'-o}
From G2479; to have (or exercise) force (literally or figuratively).
z5707
<5707> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 855
x3756
(3756) Complement
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
to resist 436
{0436} Prime
ἀνθίστημι
anthistemi
{anth-is'-tay-mee}
From G0473 and G2476; to stand against, that is, oppose.
z5629
<5629> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 454
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).
wisdom 4678
{4678} Prime
σοφία
sophia
{sof-ee'-ah}
From G4680; wisdom (higher or lower, worldly or spiritual).
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).
spirit 4151
{4151} Prime
πνεῦμα
pneuma
{pnyoo'-mah}
From G4154; a current of air, that is, breath (blast) or a breeze; by analogy or figuratively a spirit, that is, (human) the rational soul, (by implication) vital principle, mental disposition, etc., or (superhuman) an angel, daemon, or (divine) God, Christ's spirit, the Holy spirit.
by which 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.
he spake. 2980
{2980} Prime
λαλέω
laleo
{lal-eh'-o}
A prolonged form of an otherwise obsolete verb; to talk, that is, utter words.
z5707
<5707> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 855
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Acts 6:9-10.


Acts 6:10

_ _ not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit by which he spake — What he said, and the power with which he spake it, were alike resistless.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 6:8-15.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Acts 6:10

(8) And they were not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit by which he spake.

(8) False teachers, because they will not be overcome, flee from disputations and resort to manifest and open slandering and false accusations.

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Acts 5:39 But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.
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.
Exodus 4:12 Now therefore go, and I will be with thy mouth, and teach thee what thou shalt say.
Isaiah 54:17 No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue [that] shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This [is] the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their righteousness [is] of me, saith the LORD.
Jeremiah 1:18-19 For, behold, I have made thee this day a defenced city, and an iron pillar, and brasen walls against the whole land, against the kings of Judah, against the princes thereof, against the priests thereof, and against the people of the land. ... And they shall fight against thee; but they shall not prevail against thee; for I [am] with thee, saith the LORD, to deliver thee.
Jeremiah 15:20 And I will make thee unto this people a fenced brasen wall: and they shall fight against thee, but they shall not prevail against thee: for I [am] with thee to save thee and to deliver thee, saith the LORD.
Ezekiel 3:27 But when I speak with thee, I will open thy mouth, and thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; He that heareth, let him hear; and he that forbeareth, let him forbear: for they [are] a rebellious house.
Matthew 10:19-20 But when they deliver you up, take no thought how or what ye shall speak: for it shall be given you in that same hour what ye shall speak. ... For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father which speaketh in you.
Luke 12:11-12 And when they bring you unto the synagogues, and [unto] magistrates, and powers, take ye no thought how or what thing ye shall answer, or what ye shall say: ... For the Holy Ghost shall teach you in the same hour what ye ought to say.
Luke 21:15 For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.
John 7:46 The officers answered, Never man spake like this man.

the spirit:

Job 32:8 But [there is] a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding.
Job 32:18 For I am full of matter, the spirit within me constraineth me.
Micah 3:8 But truly I am full of power by the spirit of the LORD, and of judgment, and of might, to declare unto Jacob his transgression, and to Israel his sin.
Luke 1:17 And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.
1 Corinthians 2:4 And my speech and my preaching [was] not with enticing words of man's wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power:
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Ex 4:12. Jb 32:8, 18. Is 54:17. Jr 1:18; 15:20. Ezk 3:27. Mi 3:8. Mt 10:19. Lk 1:17; 12:11; 21:15. Jn 7:46. Ac 5:39; 7:51. 1Co 2:4.

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