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Acts 8:8 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And there was much joy in that city.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And there was great joy in that city.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— So there was much rejoicing in that city.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And there was great joy in that city.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And there was great joy in that city.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And there came to be great joy in that city.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and there was great joy in that city.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And many, taken with the palsy, and that were lame, were healed.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And there was great ioy in that citie.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— and great joy was in that city.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And there was great joy in that city.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
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.
there was 1096
{1096} Prime
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.).
<5633> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Middle Deponent (See G5788)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 260
great 3173
{3173} Prime
Including the prolonged forms, feminine μεγάλη [[megale]], plural μέγάλοι [[megaloi]], etc.; compare also G3176, G3187], big (literally or figuratively, in a very wide application).
joy 5479
{5479} Prime
From G5463; cheerfulness, that is, calm delight.
in 1722
{1722} Prime
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.
that 1565
{1565} Prime
From G1563; that one (or [neuter] thing); often intensified by the article prefixed.
city. 4172
{4172} Prime
Probably from the same as G4171, or perhaps from G4183; a town (properly with walls, of greater or less size).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Acts 8:6-8.

Acts 8:8

_ _ great joy in that city — over the change wrought on it by the Gospel, as well as the cures which attested its divine character.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 8:4-13.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Acts 13:48 And when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord: and as many as were ordained to eternal life believed.
Acts 13:52 And the disciples were filled with joy, and with the Holy Ghost.
Psalms 96:10-12 Say among the heathen [that] the LORD reigneth: the world also shall be established that it shall not be moved: he shall judge the people righteously. ... Let the field be joyful, and all that [is] therein: then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice
Psalms 98:2-6 The LORD hath made known his salvation: his righteousness hath he openly shewed in the sight of the heathen. ... With trumpets and sound of cornet make a joyful noise before the LORD, the King.
Isaiah 35:1-2 The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose. ... It shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice even with joy and singing: the glory of Lebanon shall be given unto it, the excellency of Carmel and Sharon, they shall see the glory of the LORD, [and] the excellency of our God.
Isaiah 42:10-12 Sing unto the LORD a new song, [and] his praise from the end of the earth, ye that go down to the sea, and all that is therein; the isles, and the inhabitants thereof. ... Let them give glory unto the LORD, and declare his praise in the islands.
Luke 2:10-11 And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. ... For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.
Romans 15:9-12 And that the Gentiles might glorify God for [his] mercy; as it is written, For this cause I will confess to thee among the Gentiles, and sing unto thy name. ... And again, Esaias saith, There shall be a root of Jesse, and he that shall rise to reign over the Gentiles; in him shall the Gentiles trust.
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Ps 96:10; 98:2. Is 35:1; 42:10. Lk 2:10. Ac 13:48, 52. Ro 15:9.

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