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Acts 9:20 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And straightway in the synagogues he proclaimed Jesus, that he is the Son of God.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And straightway he preached Christ in the synagogues, that he is the Son of God.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— and immediately he [began] to proclaim Jesus in the synagogues, saying, “He is the Son of God.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And immediately he preached Christ in the synagogues, that he is the Son of God.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And straightway in the synagogues he preached Jesus that *he* is the Son of God.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, straightway, in the synagogues, he began proclaiming Jesus, that, This, is the Son of God.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and immediately in the synagogues he was preaching the Christ, that he is the Son of God.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And immediately he preached Jesus in the synagogues, that he is the son of God.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And straightway hee preached Christ in the Synagogues, that hee is the Sonne of God.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And at once he preached in the synagogues of the Jihudoyee concerning Jeshu, that he is the Son of Aloha.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And forthwith he announced Jesus, in the synagogues of the Jews, that he is the Son of God.

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.
straightway 2112
{2112} Prime
Adverb from G2117; directly, that is, at once or soon.
he preached 2784
{2784} Prime
Of uncertain affinity; to herald (as a public crier), especially divine truth (the gospel).
<5707> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 855
Christ 5547
{5547} Prime
From G5548; anointed, that is, the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus.
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.
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).
synagogues, 4864
{4864} Prime
From (the reduplicated form of) G4863; an assemblage of persons; specifically a Jewish 'synagogue' (the meeting or the place); by analogy a Christian church.
that 3754
{3754} Prime
Neuter of G3748 as conjugation; demonstrative that (sometimes redundant); causatively because.
he 3778
{3778} Prime
Including the nominative masculine plural (second form), nominative feminine signular (third form), and the nominate feminine plural, (fourth form). From the article G3588 and G0846; the he (she or it), that is, this or that (often with the article repeated).
is 2076
{2076} Prime
Third person singular present indicative of G1510; he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are.
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
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).
Son 5207
{5207} Prime
Apparently a primary word; a 'son' (sometimes of animals), used very widely of immediate, remote or figurative kinship.
of God. 2316
{2316} Prime
Of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively a magistrate; by Hebraism very.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Acts 9:20-22

_ _ preached Christ ... that he is the Son of God — rather, “preached Jesus,” according to all the most ancient manuscripts and versions of the New Testament (so Acts 9:21, “all that call on this name,” that is, Jesus; and Acts 9:22, “proving that this Jesus is very Christ”).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 9:10-22.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Acts 9:20

(2) And straightway he preached Christ in the synagogues, that he is the Son of God.

(2) Paul begins immediately to execute the office which was given and commanded to him, never consulting with flesh and blood.

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Acts 9:27-28 But Barnabas took him, and brought [him] to the apostles, and declared unto them how he had seen the Lord in the way, and that he had spoken to him, and how he had preached boldly at Damascus in the name of Jesus. ... And he was with them coming in and going out at Jerusalem.
Galatians 1:23-24 But they had heard only, That he which persecuted us in times past now preacheth the faith which once he destroyed. ... And they glorified God in me.


Acts 8:37 And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.
Psalms 2:7 I will declare the decree: the LORD hath said unto me, Thou [art] my Son; this day have I begotten thee.
Psalms 2:12 Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish [from] the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed [are] all they that put their trust in him.
Matthew 26:63-66 But Jesus held his peace. And the high priest answered and said unto him, I adjure thee by the living God, that thou tell us whether thou be the Christ, the Son of God. ... What think ye? They answered and said, He is guilty of death.
Matthew 27:43 He trusted in God; let him deliver him now, if he will have him: for he said, I am the Son of God.
Matthew 27:54 Now when the centurion, and they that were with him, watching Jesus, saw the earthquake, and those things that were done, they feared greatly, saying, Truly this was the Son of God.
John 1:49 Nathanael answered and saith unto him, Rabbi, thou art the Son of God; thou art the King of Israel.
John 19:7 The Jews answered him, We have a law, and by our law he ought to die, because he made himself the Son of God.
John 20:28 And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God.
John 20:31 But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name.
Romans 1:4 And declared [to be] the Son of God with power, according to the spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead:
Galatians 2:20 I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.
1 John 4:14-15 And we have seen and do testify that the Father sent the Son [to be] the Saviour of the world. ... Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwelleth in him, and he in God.
Revelation 2:18 And unto the angel of the church in Thyatira write; These things saith the Son of God, who hath his eyes like unto a flame of fire, and his feet [are] like fine brass;
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