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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Acts 16

Introduction

1:2 up; (a-21) The word means 'receiving,' but with the prefix ( ana ) 'up,' as here, it has the active sense of 'taking up.' It is so translated except in 1 Timothy 3:16 . The more passive reception is seen in Acts 3:21 , where another word is used.

Verse 4

16:4 decrees (b-14) Or 'delivered to them the decrees to keep.'

Verse 6

16:6 through (c-4) forbidden (c-12) These participles have a causative force, especially thus disunited. 'Such being the case, they attempted to go.' country, (d-9) 'Phrygia and Galatia' are thrown into one by the one article.

Verse 7

16:7 down (c-3) These participles have a causative force, especially thus disunited. 'Such being the case, they attempted to go.'

Verse 12

16:12 colony. (e-16) Where the citizens had equal rights with those at the capital -- Rome.

Verse 14

16:14 worshipped (a-18) See Note, ch. 13.43.

Verse 19

16:19 gone, (b-12) Or 'gone out,' referring to the spirit.

Verse 20

16:20 praetors, (c-8) The magistrates of colonies. so vers. 36,38. too

Verse 22

16:22 praetors, (c-11) The magistrates of colonies. so vers. 36,38. too (d-6) Or 'with [them]' -- that is, with her masters.

Verse 25

16:25 singing, (e-13) Humneo . see Matthew 26:30 .

Verse 31

16:31 on (f-5) See Note, ch. 9.42.

Verse 34

16:34 house, (g-19) An adverb -- 'rejoiced householdly.'

Verse 35

16:35 praetors (a-7) The magistrates of colonies. so vers. 36, 38. lictors, (b-10) Attendants on the praetors.

Verse 40

16:40 exhorted (c-18) Parakaleo . as 'entreat,' 1 Corinthians 4:16 .

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Acts 16". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/acts-16.html. 1857-67.