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John 14:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Thomas saith unto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; how know we the way?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Thomas saith unto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Thomas *said to Him, “Lord, we do not know where You are going, how do we know the way?”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Thomas saith to him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Thomas says to him, Lord, we know not where thou goest, and how can we know the way?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Thomas saith unto him—Lord! we know not whither thou goest: How know we, the way?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Thomas saith to him, 'Sir, we have not known whither thou goest away, and how are we able to know the way?'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Thomas saith to him: Lord, we know not whither thou goest. And how can we know the way?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Thomas saith vnto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest: and how can we know the way?
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— Thoma saith to him, Our Lord, we know not whither thou goest, and how can we know the way?
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— Thomas said to him: Our Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way?

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Thomas 2381
{2381} Prime
Θωμᾶς
Thomas
{tho-mas'}
Of Chaldee origin (compare [H8380]); the twin; Thomas, a Christian.
saith 3004
{3004} Prime
λέγω
lego
{leg'-o}
A primary verb; properly to 'lay' forth, that is, (figuratively) relate (in words [usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue]); by implication to mean.
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
unto him, 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
Lord, 2962
{2962} Prime
κύριος
kurios
{koo'-ree-os}
From κῦρος [[kuros]] (supremacy); supreme in authority, that is, (as noun) controller; by implication Mr. (as a respectful title).
we know 1492
{1492} Prime
εἰδῶ
eido
{i-do'}
A primary verb; used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent, G3700 and G3708; properly to see (literally or figuratively); by implication (in the perfect only) to know.
z5758
<5758> Grammar
Tense - Perfect (See G5778)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 516
not 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
whither 4226
{4226} Prime
ποῦ
pou
{poo}
Genitive case of πός [[pos]], an interrogitive pronoun, (what) otherwise obsolete (perhaps the same as G4225 used with the rising slide of inquiry); as adverb of place; at (by implication to) what locality.
thou goest; 5217
{5217} Prime
ὑπάγω
hupago
{hoop-ag'-o}
From G5259 and G0071; to lead (oneself) under, that is, withdraw or retire (as if sinking out of sight), literally or figuratively.
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
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.
how 4459
{4459} Prime
πῶς
pos
{poce}
Adverb from the base of G4226; an interrogitive particle of manner; in what way? (sometimes the question is indirect, how?); also as exclamation, how much!.
can x1410
(1410) Complement
δύναμαι
dunamai
{doo'-nam-ahee}
Of uncertain affinity; to be able or possible.
we y1410
[1410] Standard
δύναμαι
dunamai
{doo'-nam-ahee}
Of uncertain affinity; to be able or possible.
z5736
<5736> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 618
know 1492
{1492} Prime
εἰδῶ
eido
{i-do'}
A primary verb; used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent, G3700 and G3708; properly to see (literally or figuratively); by implication (in the perfect only) to know.
z5760
<5760> Grammar
Tense - Perfect (See G5778)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 30
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).
way? 3598
{3598} Prime
ὁδός
hodos
{hod-os'}
Apparently a primary word; a road; by implication a progress (the route, act or distance); figuratively a mode or means.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on John 14:4-7.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 14:4-11.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

John 14:5

Thomas saith — Taking him in a gross sense.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Thomas:

John 20:25-28 The other disciples therefore said unto him, We have seen the Lord. But he said unto them, Except I shall see in his hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the print of the nails, and thrust my hand into his side, I will not believe. ... And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God.

we know not:

John 15:12 This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.
Mark 8:17-18 And when Jesus knew [it], he saith unto them, Why reason ye, because ye have no bread? perceive ye not yet, neither understand? have ye your heart yet hardened? ... Having eyes, see ye not? and having ears, hear ye not? and do ye not remember?
Mark 9:19 He answereth him, and saith, O faithless generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I suffer you? bring him unto me.
Luke 24:25 Then he said unto them, O fools, and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken:
Hebrews 5:11-12 Of whom we have many things to say, and hard to be uttered, seeing ye are dull of hearing. ... For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which [be] the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat.
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