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Matthew 17:21 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— [But this kind goeth not out save by prayer and fasting.]
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Howbeit this kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— [[“But this kind does not go out except by prayer and fasting.”]]
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— However, this kind goeth not out, but by prayer and fasting.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But this kind does not go out but by prayer and fasting.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— [Absent]
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and this kind doth not go forth except in prayer and fasting.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But this kind is not cast out but by prayer and fasting.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Howbeit, this kind goeth not out, but by prayer and fasting.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But this kind goeth not forth but by fasting and by prayer.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— But this kind goeth not out, except by fasting and prayer.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Howbeit 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
this 5124
{5124} Prime
τοῦτο
touto
{too'-to}
Neuter, singular, nomitive or accusative of G3778; that thing.
kind 1085
{1085} Prime
γένος
genos
{ghen'-os}
From G1096; 'kin' (abstractly or concretely, literally or figuratively, individually or collectively).
goeth y1607
[1607] Standard
ἐκπορεύομαι
ekporeuomai
{ek-por-yoo'-om-ahee}
From G1537 and G4198; to depart, be discharged, proceed, project.
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.
not y3756
[3756] Standard
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
out 1607
{1607} Prime
ἐκπορεύομαι
ekporeuomai
{ek-por-yoo'-om-ahee}
From G1537 and G4198; to depart, be discharged, proceed, project.
z5736
<5736> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 618
x3756
(3756) Complement
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
but 1508
{1508} Prime
εἴ μή
ei me
{i may}
From G1487 and G3361; if not.
by 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.
prayer 4335
{4335} Prime
προσευχή
proseuche
{pros-yoo-khay'}
From G4336; prayer (worship); by implication an oratory (chapel).
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.
fasting. 3521
{3521} Prime
νηστεία
nesteia
{nace-ti'-ah}
From G3522; abstinence (from lack of food, or voluntary and religious); specifically the fast of the Day of Atonement.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 17:14-21.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Matthew 17:21

This kind of devils — goeth not out but by prayer and fasting — What a testimony is here of the efficacy of fasting, when added to fervent prayer! Some kinds of devils the apostles had cast out before this, without fasting.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Matthew 17:21

(4) Howbeit this kind goeth not out but by (h) prayer and fasting.

(4) The remedy against distrust.

(h) To help us to understand the watchfulness and diligence of earnest prayer, which cannot be without sobriety.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
this:

Matthew 12:45 Then goeth he, and taketh with himself seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter in and dwell there: and the last [state] of that man is worse than the first. Even so shall it be also unto this wicked generation.

but:

1 Kings 17:20-21 And he cried unto the LORD, and said, O LORD my God, hast thou also brought evil upon the widow with whom I sojourn, by slaying her son? ... And he stretched himself upon the child three times, and cried unto the LORD, and said, O LORD my God, I pray thee, let this child's soul come into him again.
Daniel 9:3 And I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes:
Mark 9:29 And he said unto them, This kind can come forth by nothing, but by prayer and fasting.
Acts 13:2-3 As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them. ... And when they had fasted and prayed, and laid [their] hands on them, they sent [them] away.
Acts 14:23 And when they had ordained them elders in every church, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they believed.
1 Corinthians 7:5 Defraud ye not one the other, except [it be] with consent for a time, that ye may give yourselves to fasting and prayer; and come together again, that Satan tempt you not for your incontinency.
2 Corinthians 11:27 In weariness and painfulness, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness.
Ephesians 6:18 Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;
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1K 17:20. Dn 9:3. Mt 12:45. Mk 9:29. Ac 13:2; 14:23. 1Co 7:5. 2Co 11:27. Ep 6:18.

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