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John 10:23 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— it was winter; and Jesus was walking in the temple in Solomon's porch.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Jesus walked in the temple in Solomon's porch.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— it was winter, and Jesus was walking in the temple in the portico of Solomon.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Jesus walked in the temple in Solomon's porch.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Jesus walked in the temple in the porch of Solomon.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and Jesus was walking in the temple, in the porch of Solomon.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and Jesus was walking in the temple, in the porch of Solomon,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Jesus walked in the temple, in Solomon's porch.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Iesus walked in the temple in Solomons porch.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And Jeshu walked in the temple in the portico of Shelumun.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And Jesus walked in the temple, in the porch of Solomon.

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.
Jesus 2424
{2424} Prime
Ἰησοῦς
Iesous
{ee-ay-sooce'}
Of Hebrew origin [H3091]; Jesus (that is, Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites.
walked 4043
{4043} Prime
περιπατέω
peripateo
{per-ee-pat-eh'-o}
From G4012 and G3961; to tread all around, that is, walk at large (especially as proof of ability); figuratively to live, deport oneself, follow (as a companion or votary).
z5707
<5707> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 855
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.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
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).
temple 2411
{2411} Prime
ἱερόν
hieron
{hee-er-on'}
Neuter of G2413; a sacred place, that is, the entire precincts (whereas G3485 denotes the central sanctuary itself) of the Temple (at Jerusalem or elsewhere).
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.
Solomon's 4672
{4672} Prime
Σολομών
Solomon
{sol-om-one'}
Of Hebrew origin [H8010]; Solomon (that is, Shelomoh), the son of David.
porch. 4745
{4745} Prime
στοά
stoa
{sto-ah'}
Probably from G2476; a colonnade or interior piazza.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on John 10:22-23.


John 10:23

_ _ Jesus walked ... in Solomon’s porch — for shelter. This portico was on the east side of the temple, and Josephus says it was part of the original structure of Solomon [Antiquities, 20.9.7].

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 10:22-38.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

John 10:23

In Solomon's portico — Josephus informs us, that when Solomon built the temple, he filled up a part of the adjacent valley, and built a portico over it toward the east. This was a noble structure, supported by a wall four hundred cubits high: and continued even to the time of Albinus and Agrippa, which was several years after the death of Christ.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

John 10:23

(7) And Jesus walked in the temple in Solomon's porch.

(7) The unbelievers and proud men accuse the gospel of darkness, and this very darkness is indeed within themselves.

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Acts 3:11 And as the lame man which was healed held Peter and John, all the people ran together unto them in the porch that is called Solomon's, greatly wondering.
Acts 5:12 And by the hands of the apostles were many signs and wonders wrought among the people; (and they were all with one accord in Solomon's porch.
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