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Acts 7:22 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Moses was instructed in all the wisdom of the Egyptians; and he was mighty in his words and works.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Moses was learned in all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and was mighty in words and in deeds.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Moses was educated in all the learning of the Egyptians, and he was a man of power in words and deeds.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Moses was learned in all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and was mighty in words and in deeds.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Moses was instructed in all [the] wisdom of the Egyptians, and he was mighty in his words and deeds.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, so Moses was trained in all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and was mighty in his words and works.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and Moses was taught in all wisdom of the Egyptians, and he was powerful in words and in works.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Moses was instructed in all the wisdom of the Egyptians: and he was mighty in his words and in his deeds.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Moses was learned in all the wisedome of the Egyptians, and was mightie in words and in deeds.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And Musha was instructed in all the wisdom of the Mitsroyee, and was excellent in words (and) also in deeds.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And Moses was instructed in all the wisdom of the Egyptians; and he was eminent in his words, and also in his deeds.

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.
Moses 3475
{3475} Prime
Μωσεῦς
Moseus
{moce-yoos'}
Of Hebrew origin [H4872]; Moseus, Moses or Mouses (that is, Mosheh), the Hebrew lawgiver.
was learned 3811
{3811} Prime
παιδεύω
paideuo
{pahee-dyoo'-o}
From G3816; to train up a child, that is, educate, or (by implication) discipline (by punishment).
z5681
<5681> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 602
in all 3956
{3956} Prime
πᾶς
pas
{pas}
Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.
the wisdom 4678
{4678} Prime
σοφία
sophia
{sof-ee'-ah}
From G4680; wisdom (higher or lower, worldly or spiritual).
of the Egyptians, 124
{0124} Prime
Αἰγύπτιος
Aiguptios
{ahee-goop'-tee-os}
From G0125; an Egyptian or inhabitant of AEgyptus.
and 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
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
mighty 1415
{1415} Prime
δυνατός
dunatos
{doo-nat-os'}
From G1410; powerful or capable (literally or figuratively); neuter possible.
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.
words 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).
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.
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.
deeds. 2041
{2041} Prime
ἔργον
ergon
{er'-gon}
From ἔργω [[ergo]] (a primary but obsolete word; to work); toil (as an effort or occupation); by implication an act.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Acts 7:20-22.


Acts 7:22

_ _ mighty in words — Though defective in utterance (Exodus 4:10); his recorded speeches fully bear out what is here said.

_ _ and deeds — referring probably to unrecorded circumstances in his early life. If we are to believe Josephus, his ability was acknowledged ere he left Egypt.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 7:17-29.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Acts 7:22

In all the wisdom of the Egyptians — Which was then celebrated in all the world, and for many ages after. And mighty in words — Deep, solid, weighty, though not of a ready utterance.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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was learned:

1 Kings 4:29 And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that [is] on the sea shore.
2 Chronicles 9:22 And king Solomon passed all the kings of the earth in riches and wisdom.
Isaiah 19:11 Surely the princes of Zoan [are] fools, the counsel of the wise counsellors of Pharaoh is become brutish: how say ye unto Pharaoh, I [am] the son of the wise, the son of ancient kings?
Daniel 1:4 Children in whom [was] no blemish, but well favoured, and skilful in all wisdom, and cunning in knowledge, and understanding science, and such as [had] ability in them to stand in the king's palace, and whom they might teach the learning and the tongue of the Chaldeans.
Daniel 1:17-20 As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams. ... And in all matters of wisdom [and] understanding, that the king enquired of them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians [and] astrologers that [were] in all his realm.

and was:

Luke 24:19 And he said unto them, What things? And they said unto him, Concerning Jesus of Nazareth, which was a prophet mighty in deed and word before God and all the people:
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