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Matthew 17:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And when the disciples heard it, they fell on their face, and were sore afraid.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And when the disciples heard [it], they fell on their face, and were sore afraid.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— When the disciples heard [this], they fell face down to the ground and were terrified.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And when the disciples heard [it], they fell on their face, and were in great fear.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the disciples hearing [it] fell upon their faces, and were greatly terrified.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, hearing it, the disciples fell upon their face, and were caused to fear exceedingly.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And the disciples having heard, did fall upon their face, and were exceedingly afraid,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the disciples hearing fell upon their face, and were very much afraid.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And when the disciples heard it, they fell on their face, and were sore afraid.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And when the disciples heard, they fell upon their faces and feared greatly.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And when the disciples heard [it], they fell on their faces, and were much afraid.

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.
when 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).
disciples 3101
{3101} Prime
μαθητής
mathetes
{math-ay-tes'}
From G3129; a learner, that is, pupil.
heard 191
{0191} Prime
ἀκούω
akouo
{ak-oo'-o}
A primary verb; to hear (in various senses).
z5660
<5660> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 714
[it], they fell 4098
{4098} Prime
πίπτω
pipto
{pip'-to}
The first is a reduplicated and contracted form of the second (which occurs only as an alternate in certain tenses); probably akin to G4072 through the idea of alighting; to fall (literally of 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
on 1909
{1909} Prime
ἐπί
epi
{ep-ee'}
A primary preposition properly meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution [with the genitive case], that is, over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc.
their y846
[0846] Standard
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.
x848
(0848) Complement
αὑτοῦ
hautou
{how-too'}
Contraction for G1438; self (in some oblique case or reflexive relation).
face, 4383
{4383} Prime
πρόσωπον
prosopon
{pros'-o-pon}
From G4314 and ὤψ [[ops]] (the visage; from G3700); the front (as being towards view), that is, the countenance, aspect, appearance, surface; by implication presence, person.
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.
were sore y4970
[4970] Standard
σφόδρα
sphodra
{sfod'-rah}
Neuter plural of σφοδρός [[sphodros]] (violent; of uncertain derivation) as adverb; vehemently, that is, in a high degree, much.
afraid. 5399
{5399} Prime
φοβέω
phobeo
{fob-eh'-o}
From G5401; to frighten, that is, (passively) to be alarmed; by analogy to be in awe of, that is, revere.
z5675
<5675> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Passive Deponent (See G5789)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 79
x4970
(4970) Complement
σφόδρα
sphodra
{sfod'-rah}
Neuter plural of σφοδρός [[sphodros]] (violent; of uncertain derivation) as adverb; vehemently, that is, in a high degree, much.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 17:1-13.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 17:1-13.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Matthew 17:6

And when the disciples heard [it], they (d) fell on their face, and were sore afraid.

(d) Fell down flat on their faces and worshipped him, as in (Matthew 2:11).

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Leviticus 9:24 And there came a fire out from before the LORD, and consumed upon the altar the burnt offering and the fat: [which] when all the people saw, they shouted, and fell on their faces.
Judges 13:20 For it came to pass, when the flame went up toward heaven from off the altar, that the angel of the LORD ascended in the flame of the altar. And Manoah and his wife looked on [it], and fell on their faces to the ground.
Judges 13:22 And Manoah said unto his wife, We shall surely die, because we have seen God.
1 Chronicles 21:16 And David lifted up his eyes, and saw the angel of the LORD stand between the earth and the heaven, having a drawn sword in his hand stretched out over Jerusalem. Then David and the elders [of Israel, who were] clothed in sackcloth, fell upon their faces.
Ezekiel 3:23 Then I arose, and went forth into the plain: and, behold, the glory of the LORD stood there, as the glory which I saw by the river of Chebar: and I fell on my face.
Ezekiel 43:3 And [it was] according to the appearance of the vision which I saw, [even] according to the vision that I saw when I came to destroy the city: and the visions [were] like the vision that I saw by the river Chebar; and I fell upon my face.
Daniel 8:17 So he came near where I stood: and when he came, I was afraid, and fell upon my face: but he said unto me, Understand, O son of man: for at the time of the end [shall be] the vision.
Daniel 10:7-9 And I Daniel alone saw the vision: for the men that were with me saw not the vision; but a great quaking fell upon them, so that they fled to hide themselves. ... Yet heard I the voice of his words: and when I heard the voice of his words, then was I in a deep sleep on my face, and my face toward the ground.
Daniel 10:16-17 And, behold, [one] like the similitude of the sons of men touched my lips: then I opened my mouth, and spake, and said unto him that stood before me, O my lord, by the vision my sorrows are turned upon me, and I have retained no strength. ... For how can the servant of this my lord talk with this my lord? for as for me, straightway there remained no strength in me, neither is there breath left in me.
Acts 22:7 And I fell unto the ground, and heard a voice saying unto me, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?
Acts 26:14 And when we were all fallen to the earth, I heard a voice speaking unto me, and saying in the Hebrew tongue, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me? [it is] hard for thee to kick against the pricks.
2 Peter 1:18 And this voice which came from heaven we heard, when we were with him in the holy mount.
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Lv 9:24. Jg 13:20, 22. 1Ch 21:16. Ezk 3:23; 43:3. Dn 8:17; 10:7, 16. Ac 22:7; 26:14. 2P 1:18.

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