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certain. App-123 .
man. App-123 .
named = by name.
Ananias. Ananias and Sapphira, names of grace and beauty attached to persons whose principles were bad.
kept back. Greek. noaphizomai. Only here, Acts 5:3 . Tit 9:10 .
of = from. App-104 .
being privy to = being conscious of. Greek. suneidon. Only here, Acts 12:12 ; Acts 14:6 . 1 Corinthians 4:4 .
at. App-104 .
apostles'. App-189 .
the Holy Ghost. Two arts. App-101 .: Compare Acts 1:16 .
land. Greek. chorion, as in Acts 1:18 , Acts 1:19 ; Acts 4:31 , not ktema possession, as in Acts 5:1 ; Acts 2:45 .Matthew 19:22 .
Whiles . . . power? Literally Is it not (Greek. ouchi) that, remaining, it remained to thee, and sold, it belonged to thy right?
was = belonged. Greek. huparcho. See Luke 9:48 .
power. App-172 .
why = why is it that.
hast. . . conceived = didst put, implying careful deliberation, not sudden temptation.
unto = to.
men. App-123 .
God. App-98 .
And = Now, or But.
words. App-121 .
gave up tho ghost = expired. Only here, Acts 5:10 ; Acts 12:23 . A medical word. Compare ekpneo. Mark 15:37 .
great fear. Compare "great grace", "great power", in Acts 4:33 .
on = upon. App-104 .
these things. The texts omit.
young men = younger (men).
arose. App-178 .
wound . . . up. Greek. sustello. Only here and 1 Corinthians 7:29 .
about the space. after = as it were an interval. Greek. dia stema. Only here. A medical word.
when = and. not. App-105 .
knowing. App-132 .
answered. App-122 .
whether = if. App-118 .
unto. Greek. pros. App-104 . How = Why.
have agreed together = were agreed together. Greek. sumphoneo. Here, Acts 15:15 , and four times in the Gospels. Compare Engl, "symphony".
Spirit. App-101 .
behold. App-133 . Figure of speech Asterismos. App-6 .
husband. App-123 .
at. App-104 .
shall = they shall.
straightway. Greek. parachrema. See note on Acts 3:7 .
at. Greek. para, as in Acts 5:2 , but the texts read pros.
yielded up the ghost. Same as in Acts 5:5 .
young men. App-108 .
dead. App-139 .
by. App-104 .
upon. Greek. epi.
church. App-180 .
as many as = all those who.
signs. App-176 .
wonders. App-176 .
wrought = being wrought. Compare Mark 16:17 , Mark 16:18 .
among. App-104 .
people. Greek. laoa. See note on Acts 2:47 .
with one accord. See note on Acts 1:14
Solomon's porch. See note on John 10:23 .
no man = no one. Greek. oudeis.
join himself. Greek. kollaomai. See note on Luke 15:15 .
magnified. Greek. megaluno. Compare Luke 1:46 , Luke 1:58 .
believers = believing (ones). App-150 .
multitudes. Greek. ptethos.
women. Compare Acts 1:14 .
Insomuch that = So that. This depends upon the first clause of Acts 5:1 , Acts 5:2 , all that intervenes being in a parenthesis.
sick. See note on John 11:1 .
into = along.
on = upon. App-104 .
couches. Greek. krabbatos. See note on Mark 2:4 .
that = in order that. Greek. hina.
at the least = even if (it might be).
overshadow. Greek. episkiazo. See note on Luke 9:34 .
some = some one. App-123 .
also, &c. = a multitude also.
round about. Greek. perix. Only here.
unto. App-104 .
vexed = beset. Greek. ochleo, to crowd. Only here and Luke 6:18 . A medical word.
with = by. App-104 .
spirits. App-101 .
healed. Greek. therapeuo. See note on Luke 6:17 , Luke 6:18 .
every one = all of them,
Then = But.
high priest. Greek. archiereus .
rose up. App-178 . See Acts 5:6 .
sect. Greek. hairesis = a choosing, hence "heresy". Occurs here Acts 15:5 ; Acts 24:5 , Acts 24:14 ; Acts 26:5 ; Acts 28:22 . 1 Corinthians 11:19 . Galatians 1:5 , Galatians 1:20 . 2 Peter 2:1 .
Sadducees. App-120 . Compare Acts 4:1 .
indignation. Greek. zelos. Only other occurance in Acts in Acts 13:45 . Used in a good sense in Joh 2:17 . 2 Corinthians 11:2 , &c.
common = public. Greek. demosios. Only here, Acts 16:37 ; Acts 18:28 ; Acts 20:20 .
prison. Same as "hold" in Acts 4:3 .
prison. Greek. phulake, the common word for "prison".
speak. App-121 .
temple. See Acts 2:46 .
the words, &c. = these words of life. Figure of speech Hypallage. App-6 .
words. Greek. rhema. See note on Mark 9:32 .
life. App-170 . The life through resurrection so bitterly opposed by the Sadducees. Compare Acts 13:26 .
into. Greek. eis. App-104 .
early in the morning = towards ( App-104 ) daybreak. Greek. tou orthrou. Compare Luke 24:1 . Joh 8:2 .
taught = were teaching.
senate = assembly of the elders. Only here in NT but frequent in Septuagint for "elders".
children = sons. App-108 .
sent. App-174 .
to = unto App-104 .
prison = place of bonds. Only here, Acts 5:23 ; Acts 16:26 Matthew 11:2 . Used in Septuagint in Genesis 39:22 , &c
officers. App-190 . See note on 2 John 1:7; 2 John 1:7 :32 ; John 18:3 .
told. Same as "reported", Acts 4:23 .
truly = indeed.
shut = locked. Greek. kleio.
keepers = guards. Greek. phulax. Only here and Acts 12:6 , Acts 12:19 .
without. The texts omit.
before. App-104 .
the high priest and. The texts omit.
captain. See note on Acts 4:1 .
things = words. App-121 .
doubted = were doubting Greek. diaporeo. See note on Luke 9:7 .
whereunto, &c. = what this might come to be.
one. App-123 .
without. Literally not ( App-105 .) with ( App-104 .) violence (Greek. bia ; here, 21, 35; Acts 24:7 ; Acts 27:41 ).
lest = in order that (Greek. hina) .
before = In. App-104 .
asked. See note on Acts 1:6 .
straitly command. Literally command with a command. Figure of speech Polyptoton. App-6 . A Hebraism.
name. See note on Acts 2:38 .
intend. Greek. boulomai. App-102 .
bring Greek. epago. Only here and 2 Peter 2:1 , 2 Peter 2:5 . Compare their own invocation in Matthew 27:25 .
this, &c. = the blood of this Man (Emph.)
obey. Greek. peitharcheo. Only here, Acts 5:32 ; 1 Timothy 3:1; 1 Timothy 3:1 .
raised up. Greek. egeiro. App-178 .
Jesus. App-98 .
slew = laid hands on. Greek. diacheirizomai. Only here and Acts 26:21 .
and = having.
tree. App-162 .
him = This One. It is emphatic, and so placed first in the sentence.
exalted. Greek. hupsoo. See note on John 12:32 .
with = at, or to. See Acts 2:33 .
Prince. Greek. archegos. See note on Acts 3:15 .
Saviour. Greek. Soter. Occurs twenty-four times. First occurance Luke 1:47 .
repentance. App-111 .
forgiveness. Greek. aphesis. More frequently translated "remission". See Acts 2:38 . Luke 4:18 ; Luke 24:47 . Compare App-174 .
sins. Greek. hamartia. App-128 .
witnesses. See note on Acts 1:8 .
things = words. Greek. rhema, as in Acts 5:20 .
the Holy Ghost. App-101 .
hath given = gave.
When, &c. = Now they having heard.
cut to the heart. Greek. diapriomai. Only here and Acts 7:54 .
took counsels = were consulting. Greek. bouleuo.
slay. Greek. anaireo. See note on Acts 2:23 .
stood there up = rose up. Greek. anistemi. App-178 . 1, as in verses: Act 6:17 .
Pharisee. App-120 .
Gamaliel. The grandson of the famous Hillel. He was Saul's instructor (Acts 22:3 ), and is said to have died about 52 A.D.
a doctor of the law. See note on Luke 5:17 .
had in reputation = honoured. Greek. timios. Generally translated "precious".
among = by (dative case).
put . . . forth. Literally make . . . outside, i.e. put out of court.
Ye men of Israel = Men, Israelites. See note on Acts 1:11 .
intend = are about.
as touching = upon, or in the case of. App-104 .
Theudas. The name is not uncommon in the Talmud.
boasting, &c. = saying that he was.
somebody. Greek. tis. App-123 . Figure of speech Tapeinosis. App-6 .
joined themselves. Greek. proskollaomai. Only here, Matthew 19:5 .Mark 10:7 . Ephesians 5:31 . Compare Acts 5:13 .
obeyed. App-150 .
scattered. Greek. dialuo Only here. A medical word.
brought. Literally came to be.
After. Greek. meta. App-104 .
this man = this one.
Judas of Galilee. His revolt is recorded by Josephus, Antiquities xviii. 1,1.
taxing. Greek. apographe. Only here and Luke 2:2 , which see.
drew away = caused to revolt or apostatize.
after. Greek. opiso.
he also. App-124 .
perished Greek. apollumi. Only here in Acts. See note on John 17:12 .
Refrain = Stand away. Greek. Mid. of aphistemi (Acts 5:37 ).
if. App-118 .
counsel. Greek. boule. App-102 .
of = out of. Greek. ek . App-104 .
will come to nought = will be overthrown. Greek. kataluo, translated "dissolve" in 2 Corinthians 5:1 .
if. Greek. ei . App-118 .
cannot = are not ( App-105 .) able to.
overthrow. Greek. kataluo, as in Acts 5:38 .
lest haply. Greek. mepote, compound of me . App-105 .
to fight against God = God-fighters. Greek. Theomachos.
agreed , as Acts 5:36 .
beaten. Compare Deuteronomy 25:1-3 .Mark 13:9 .
let them go. See on Acts 4:21 .
And they = They indeed therefore.
counted worthy. Greek. kataxioomai. Here, Luke 20:35 ; Luke 21:36 . 2 Thessalonians 1:5 .
suffer shame = be dishonoured or counted unworthy. Greek. atimazo. Here, Luke 20:11 . Joh 8:49 . Romans 1:24 ; Romans 2:23 .James 2:6 . Figure of speech Oxymoron. App-6 .
His = the.
in every house. Greek. kat' ( App-104 .) oikon = at home. See on Acts 2:46 .
preach. App-121 .
Jesus Christ = Jesus as the Christ ( App-98 ), the name of Acts 5:41 .
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