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Acts 9:19 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and he took food and was strengthened. And he was certain days with the disciples that were at Damascus.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And when he had received meat, he was strengthened. Then was Saul certain days with the disciples which were at Damascus.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— and he took food and was strengthened. Now for several days he was with the disciples who were at Damascus,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And when he had received food, he was strengthened. Then was Saul certain days with the disciples who were at Damascus.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and, having received food, got strength. And he was with the disciples who [were] in Damascus certain days.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, receiving food, gained strength. And he came to be with the disciples who were in Damascus certain days;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and having received nourishment, was strengthened, and Saul was with the disciples in Damascus certain days,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And when he had taken meat, he was strengthened. And he was with the disciples that were at Damascus, for some days.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And when hee had receiued meat, he was strengthened. Then was Saul certaine dayes with the disciples which were at Damascus.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And he took food and was strengthened, and was (certain) days with those disciples who were in Darmsuk.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And he took food, and was invigorated. And he was [some] days with the disciples of Damascus.

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.
when he had received 2983
{2983} Prime
A prolonged form of a primary verb, which is used only as an alternate in certain tenses; to take (in very many applications, literally and figuratively [probably objective or active, to get hold of; whereas G1209 is rather subjective or passive, to have offered to one; while G0138 is more violent, to seize or remove]).
<5631> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 889
meat, 5160
{5160} Prime
From G5142; nourishment (literally or figuratively); by implication rations (wages).
he was strengthened. 1765
{1765} Prime
From G1722 and G2480; to invigorate (transitively or reflexively).
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
Then 1161
{1161} Prime
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
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
Saul 4569
{4569} Prime
Of Hebrew origin, the same as G4549; Saulus (that is, Shaul), the Jewish name of Paul.
certain 5100
{5100} Prime
An enclitic indefinite pronoun; some or any person or object.
days 2250
{2250} Prime
Feminine (with G5610 implied) of a derivative of ἧμαι [[hemai]] (to sit; akin to the base of G1476) meaning tame, that is, gentle; day, that is, (literally) the time space between dawn and dark, or the whole 24 hours (but several days were usually reckoned by the Jews as inclusive of the parts of both extremes); figuratively a period (always defined more or less clearly by the context).
with 3326
{3326} Prime
A primary preposition (often used adverbially); properly denoting accompaniment; 'amid' (local or causal); modified variously according to the case (genitive case association, or accusative case succession) with which it is joined; occupying an intermediate position between G0575 or G1537 and G1519 or G4314; less intimate than G1722, and less close than G4862).
the x3588
(3588) Complement

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).
disciples 3101
{3101} Prime
From G3129; a learner, that is, pupil.
which were at 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.
Damascus. 1154
{1154} Prime
Of Hebrew origin [H1834]; Damascus, a city of Syria.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Acts 9:17-19.

Acts 9:19

_ _ when he had received meat, he was strengthened — for the exhaustion occasioned by his three days’ fast would not be the less real, though unfelt during his struggles. (See on Matthew 4:2).

_ _ Then was Saul certain days with the disciples at Damascus — making their acquaintance, in another way than either he or they had anticipated, and regaining his tone by the fellowship of the saints; but not certainly in order to learn from them what he was to teach, which he expressly disavows (Galatians 1:12, Galatians 1:16).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 9:10-22.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Acts 27:33-36 And while the day was coming on, Paul besought [them] all to take meat, saying, This day is the fourteenth day that ye have tarried and continued fasting, having taken nothing. ... Then were they all of good cheer, and they also took [some] meat.
1 Samuel 30:12 And they gave him a piece of a cake of figs, and two clusters of raisins: and when he had eaten, his spirit came again to him: for he had eaten no bread, nor drunk [any] water, three days and three nights.
Ecclesiastes 9:7 Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God now accepteth thy works.


Acts 26:20 But shewed first unto them of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the coasts of Judaea, and [then] to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works meet for repentance.
1 Samuel 10:10-12 And when they came thither to the hill, behold, a company of prophets met him; and the Spirit of God came upon him, and he prophesied among them. ... And one of the same place answered and said, But who [is] their father? Therefore it became a proverb, [Is] Saul also among the prophets?
Galatians 1:17 Neither went I up to Jerusalem to them which were apostles before me; but I went into Arabia, and returned again unto Damascus.
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