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Acts 7:20 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— At which season Moses was born, and was exceeding fair; and he was nourished three months in his father's house.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— In which time Moses was born, and was exceeding fair, and nourished up in his father's house three months:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “It was at this time that Moses was born; and he was lovely in the sight of God, and he was nurtured three months in his father’s home.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— In which time Moses was born, and was exceeding fair, and nourished in his father's house three months:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— In which time Moses was born, and was exceedingly lovely, who was nourished three months in the house of his father.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— In which season, Moses, was born, and was exceeding goodly,—who was nourished up three months in the house of his father;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— in which time Moses was born, and he was fair to God, and he was brought up three months in the house of his father;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— At the same time was Moses born: and he was acceptable to God. Who was nourished three months in his father's house.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— In which time Moses was borne, and was exceeding faire, and nourished vp in his fathers house three moneths:
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— In that time Musha was born, and was beloved of Aloha, and was brought up three months in the house of his father.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— At that time was Moses born; and he was lovely to God: and he was nursed three months in his father's house.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
In 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
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.
time 2540
{2540} Prime
καιρός
kairos
{kahee-ros'}
Of uncertain affinity; an occasion, that is, set or proper time.
Moses 3475
{3475} Prime
Μωσεῦς
Moseus
{moce-yoos'}
Of Hebrew origin [H4872]; Moseus, Moses or Mouses (that is, Mosheh), the Hebrew lawgiver.
was born, 1080
{1080} Prime
γεννάω
gennao
{ghen-nah'-o}
From a variation of G1085; to procreate (properly of the father, but by extension of the mother); figuratively to regenerate.
z5681
<5681> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 602
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.
was 2258
{2258} Prime
ἦν
en
{ane}
Imperfect of G1510; I (thou, etc.) was (wast or were).
z5713
<5713> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 532
exceeding y2316
[2316] Standard
θεός
theos
{theh'-os}
Of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively a magistrate; by Hebraism very.
fair, 791
{0791} Prime
ἀστεῖος
asteios
{as-ti'-os}
From ἄστυ [[astu]] (a city); urbane, that is, (by implication) handsome.
and y3739
[3739] Standard
ὅς
hos
{hos}
Probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article G3588); the relative (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that.
x2532
(2532) Complement
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.
nourished up 397
{0397} Prime
ἀνατρέφω
anatrepho
{an-at-ref'-o}
From G0303 and G5142; to rear (physically or mentally).
z5648
<5648> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 72
x3979
(3979) Complement
πεζῇ
peze
{ped-zay'}
Dative feminine of a derivative of G4228 (as adverb); foot wise, that is, by walking.
in 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
his y846
[0846] Standard
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.
x848
(0848) Complement
αὑτοῦ
hautou
{how-too'}
Contraction for G1438; self (in some oblique case or reflexive relation).
father's 3962
{3962} Prime
πατήρ
pater
{pat-ayr'}
Apparently a primary word; a 'father' (literally or figuratively, near or more remote).
house 3624
{3624} Prime
οἶκος
oikos
{oy'-kos}
Of uncertain affinity; a dwelling (more or less extensive, literally or figuratively); by implication a family (more or less related, literally or figuratively).
three 5140
{5140} Prime
τρεῖς
treis
{trice}
A primary (plural) number; 'three'.
months: 3376
{3376} Prime
μήν
men
{mane}
A primary word; a month.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Acts 7:20-22

_ _ In which time — of deepest depression.

_ _ Moses was born — the destined deliverer.

_ _ exceeding fair — literally, “fair to God” (Margin), or, perhaps, divinely “fair” (see on Hebrews 11:23).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 7:17-29.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Acts 7:20

In which time — A sad but a seasonable time. Exodus 2:2.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Acts 7:20

In which time Moses was born, and was (k) exceeding fair, and nourished up in his father's house three months:

(k) This child was born through God's merciful goodness and favour, to be of a lovely and fair countenance.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Moses:

Exodus 2:2-10 And the woman conceived, and bare a son: and when she saw him that he [was a] goodly [child], she hid him three months. ... And the child grew, and she brought him unto Pharaoh's daughter, and he became her son. And she called his name Moses: and she said, Because I drew him out of the water.

and was:

1 Samuel 16:12 And he sent, and brought him in. Now he [was] ruddy, [and] withal of a beautiful countenance, and goodly to look to. And the LORD said, Arise, anoint him: for this [is] he.
Hebrews 11:23 By faith Moses, when he was born, was hid three months of his parents, because they saw [he was] a proper child; and they were not afraid of the king's commandment.

exceeding fair:
or, fair to God
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