Acts 9

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 1Tim. 3.16. The more passive reception is seen in Acts 3.21, where another word is used.9:2 way, (e-21) * The Christian way. see Mark 10.32,52; Acts 19.9,23; 22.4; 24.14,22. 9:3 shone (f-19) The word is used for a very brilliant apparition. see Luke 17.24, 'lightens;' 24.4, 'shining.' It is the same Greek root as 'lightning.' 9:4 voice (g-9) Phone, accusative; in ver. 7 genitive; in ch. 22.9,14 accusative; in ch. 22.7 genitive. The genitive is 'to listen to,' or when the voice of a rumour reaches. It is the fact or physical hearing. The accusative is that the thing heard is before the mind. 9:5 persecutest. (h-16) The rest of ver. 5 and part of ver. 6, as in the A.V., is not found in the best manuscripts. 9:7 voice (i-13) Or 'sound.' 9:31 assemblies (a-2) Or 'assembly,' as many MSS. Spirit. (b-34) Or 'enjoyed peace ... and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, were multiplied.' 9:35 who (a-11) 'Who also.' They did not merely witness the effect of power, but their seeing it acted on them. 9:36 Dorcas. (b-17) Meaning, 'a gazelle.' 9:42 on (c-13) Epi. this goes on to the idea of confidence. I rest my faith on him, yet with the more general idea of looking to him with confidence. As in chs. 11.17; 16.31; 22.19; Rom. 4.5,24. see 2Tim. 1.12.
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