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John 2:17 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— His disciples remembered that it was written, Zeal for thy house shall eat me up.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And his disciples remembered that it was written, The zeal of thine house hath eaten me up.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— His disciples remembered that it was written, “ZEAL FOR YOUR HOUSE WILL CONSUME ME.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And his disciples remembered that it was written, The zeal of thy house hath eaten me up.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— [And] his disciples remembered that it is written, The zeal of thy house devours me.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— His disciples remembered that it was written—The zeal of thy house, eateth me up.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And his disciples remembered that it is written, 'The zeal of Thy house did eat me up;'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And his disciples remembered, that it was written: The zeal of thy house hath eaten me up.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And his disciples remembred that it was written, The zeale of thine house hath eaten me vp.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And his disciples remembered that it was written, The zeal of thy house hath devoured me.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And his disciples remembered, that it is written: The zeal of thy house hath devoured me.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
his 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.
disciples 3101
{3101} Prime
μαθητής
mathetes
{math-ay-tes'}
From G3129; a learner, that is, pupil.
remembered 3415
{3415} Prime
μνάομαι
mnaomai
{mnah'-om-ahee}
Middle voice of a derivative of G3306 or perhaps of the base of G3145 (through the idea of fixture in the mind or of mental grasp); to bear in mind, that is, recollect; by implication to reward or punish.
z5681
<5681> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 602
that 3754
{3754} Prime
ὅτι
hoti
{hot'-ee}
Neuter of G3748 as conjugation; demonstrative that (sometimes redundant); causatively because.
it was 2076
{2076} Prime
ἐστί
esti
{es-tee'}
Third person singular present indicative of G1510; he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are.
z5748
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
written, 1125
{1125} Prime
γράφω
grapho
{graf'-o}
A primary verb; to 'grave', especially to write; figuratively to describe.
z5772
<5772> Grammar
Tense - Perfect (See G5778)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 463
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).
zeal 2205
{2205} Prime
ζῆλος
zelos
{dzay'-los}
From G2204; properly heat, that is, (figuratively) 'zeal' (in a favorable sense, ardor; in an unfavorable one, jealousy, as of a husband [figuratively of God], or an enemy, malice).
of thine 4675
{4675} Prime
σοῦ
sou
{soo}
Genitive case of G4771; of thee, thy.
house 3624
{3624} Prime
οἶκος
oikos
{oy'-kos}
Of uncertain affinity; a dwelling (more or less extensive, literally or figuratively); by implication a family (more or less related, literally or figuratively).
hath eaten y2719
[2719] Standard
κατεσθίω
katesthio
{kat-es-thee'-o}
From G2596 and G2068 (including its alternate); to eat down, that is, devour (literally or figuratively).
z0
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
me y3165
[3165] Standard
μέ
me
{meh}
A shorter (and probably original) form of G1691; me.
up. 2719
{2719} Prime
κατεσθίω
katesthio
{kat-es-thee'-o}
From G2596 and G2068 (including its alternate); to eat down, that is, devour (literally or figuratively).
z5627
<5627> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2138 plus 1 in a variant reading in a footnote
x3165
(3165) Complement
μέ
me
{meh}
A shorter (and probably original) form of G1691; me.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on John 2:14-17.


John 2:17

_ _ eaten me up — a glorious feature in the predicted character of the suffering Messiah (Psalms 69:9), and rising high even in some not worthy to loose the latchet of His shoes. (Exodus 32:19, etc.).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 2:12-22.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

John 2:17

Psalms 69:9.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

John 2:17

And his disciples remembered that it was written, The (g) zeal of thine house hath eaten me up.

(g) "Zeal" in this place is taken for a wrathful indignation and displeasure of the mind, brought about when someone deals wickedly and evilly towards those whom we love well.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
The zeal:

Psalms 69:9 For the zeal of thine house hath eaten me up; and the reproaches of them that reproached thee are fallen upon me.
Psalms 119:139 My zeal hath consumed me, because mine enemies have forgotten thy words.
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