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The word 'ἠγέρθη' transliterates into ēgerthē, meaning in its infinitive form 'to rise'. To understand the intended meaning of the word in a specific case we should look both at how the word is used elsewhere in the same work, using a semantic analysis, and at the immediate surrounding context of the narrative, using an informative analysis. Note also that ...


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The Greek word εσμεν appears twice in Acts 17:28 For in him we live, and move, and have our being εσμεν; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we areεσμεν also his offspring. -- Acts 17:28 (KJV) Of itself, εσμεν is not a particularly special word, simply the present, first person, plural of the verb "to be". Here's the Greek: Εν | αυτω | ...


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The Greek text of the Textus Receptus (1550) states, Ἐν αὐτῷ γὰρ ζῶμεν καὶ κινούμεθα καὶ ἐσμέν ὡς καί τινες τῶν καθ᾽ ὑμᾶς ποιητῶν εἰρήκασιν Τοῦ γὰρ καὶ γένος ἐσμέν which is translated as, For in Him we live, and move, and exist, even as some of your own poets have said, "For we are also His offspring." The Greek word ἐσμέν is a verb conjugated ...


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It only took me an hour and a half but I was finally able to photograph Acts 17:28 from the oldest manuscript copy we have, dated approximately 350 AD, taken from the Codex Sinaiticus. See here: (pdf) Obviously not showing because it's not online. So see it here, on the codex with four columns (second row to the left). SCROLL DOWN to see the actual ...


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Acts 24:5 refers to Paul as a leader of a sect called 'Nazarenes', so presumably there was a Jewish sect of that name. However, the word 'sect' is a little different than the word 'cult', and really just means a school or a group that teaches a somewhat different theology than the majority. The usual assumption is that this term began to be used because ...


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The Greek word ἠγέρθη simply means that Jesus was 'raised' and, without context, could mean that Jesus was raised in the physical world or taken bodily up into heaven. The context we have in Mark, as originally written (to end at verse 16:9), is that Jesus' body was not there, and he was not seen again. Two chapters earlier, in verse 13:26, Mark's Jesus ...



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