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12:1 In that time King Herod used his power to mistreat some of the Congregation.

κατ᾽
G2596
down
εκεινον
G1565
that-one
δε
G1161
yet
τον
G3588
the
καιρον
G2540
time
επεβαλεν
G1911
threw-upon
ἡρωδης
G2264
Herod

G3588
the
βασιλευς
G935
king
τας
G3588
those
χειρας
G5495
hands
κακωσαι
G2559
to-treat-depravedly
τινας
G5101
which-ones
των
G3588
[of]-the
απο
G575
from
της
G3588
[of]-the
εκκλησιας
G1577
[of]-congregation

12:2 He had James, the brother of John, put to death by the sword.

ανειλεν
G337
took-away
δε
G1161
yet
ιακωβον
G2385
James
τον
G3588
the
αδελφον
G80
sibling
ιωαννου
G2491
[of]-John
μαχαιρη
G3162
[to]-blade

12:3 And when he saw that this pleased the Judeans, he proceeded to arrest Peter as well (this was during the Feast of Unleavened Bread).

ιδων
G1492
seeing
δε
G1161
yet
ὁτι
G3754
since
αρεστον
G701
agreeable
εστιν
G2076
is
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
ιουδαιοις
G2453
[to]-Judeans
προσεθετο
G4369
as-added
συλλαβειν
G4815
to-seize
και
G2532
and
πετρον
G4074
Peter
ησαν
G2258
they-were
δε
G1161
yet
αἱ
G3588
the
ἡμεραι
G2250
days
των
G3588
[of]-the
αζυμων
G106
[of]-un-fermented

12:4 Upon his arrest he was put in jail under the guard of four groups of four soldiers each. Herod’s intention was to make an example of him after the Passover.

ὁν
G3739
whom
και
G2532
and
πιασας
G4084
constraining
εθετο
G5087
has-placed
εις
G1519
into
φυλακην
G5438
prison
παραδους
G3860
handing-over
τεσσαρσιν
G5064
[to]-four
τετραδιοις
G5069
[to]-quaternions
στρατιωτων
G4757
[of]-soldiers
φυλασσειν
G5442
to-guard
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
βουλομενος
G1014
intending
μετα
G3326
with
το
G3588
the
πασχα
G3957
Passover
αναγαγειν
G321
to-lead-up
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
τω
G3588
[to]-the
λαω
G2992
[to]-people

12:5 But while Peter was kept in jail, the Congregation was in intense prayer to God about him.


G3588
the
μεν
G3303
in-fact
ουν
G3767
then
πετρος
G4074
Peter
ετηρειτο
G5083
was-guarded
εν
G1722
in
τη
G3588
[to]-the
φυλακη
G5438
[to]-prison
προσευχη
G4335
prayer
δε
G1161
yet
ην
G2258
was
εκτενως
G1619
intently
γινομενη
G1096
[to]-becoming
ὑπο
G5259
under
της
G3588
[of]-the
εκκλησιας
G1577
[of]-congregation
προς
G4314
toward
τον
G3588
the
θεον
G2316
God
περι
G4012
about
αυτου
G846
[of]-self

12:6 On the night before Herod was ready to lead him to be punished, Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound by two chains, and there were also guards at the door of the jail.

ὁτε
G3753
when
δε
G1161
yet
ημελλεν
G3195
intended
προαγαγειν
G4254
to-precede
αυτον
G846
him/her/it

G3588
the
ἡρωδης
G2264
Herod
τη
G3588
[to]-the
νυκτι
G3571
[to]-night
εκεινη
G1565
[to]-that-one
ην
G2258
was

G3588
the
πετρος
G4074
Peter
κοιμωμενος
G2837
sleeping
μεταξυ
G3342
between
δυο
G1417
two
στρατιωτων
G4757
[of]-soldiers
δεδεμενος
G1210
having-been-confined
ἁλυσεσιν
G254
[to]-confinement
δυσιν
G1417
two
φυλακες
G5441
guards
τε
G5037
both
προ
G4253
before
της
G3588
[of]-the
θυρας
G2374
[of]-portal
ετηρουν
G5083
I/they-guarded
την
G3588
the
φυλακην
G5438
prison

12:7 Suddenly a Messenger of the Master was standing there, lighting up the room! He struck Peter on the side to wake him up and said, “Quick, get up!” And the chains fell from his wrists.

και
G2532
and
ιδου
G2400
look!
αγγελος
G32
messenger
κυριου
G2962
[of]-master
επεστη
G2186
was-imminent
και
G2532
and
φως
G5457
light
ελαμψεν
G2989
shone
εν
G1722
in
τω
G3588
[to]-the
οικηματι
G3612
[to]-cell
παταξας
G3960
striking
δε
G1161
yet
την
G3588
the
πλευραν
G4125
rib
του
G3588
[of]-the
πετρου
G4074
[of]-Peter
ηγειρεν
G1453
awakened
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
λεγων
G3004
saying
αναστα
G450
you-elevate!
εν
G1722
in
ταχει
G5034
[to]-quickness
και
G2532
and
εξεπεσαν
G1601
they-fell-out
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
αἱ
G3588
the
ἁλυσεις
G254
confinement
εκ
G1537
out
των
G3588
[of]-the
χειρων
G5495
[of]-hands

12:8 Then the Messenger said to him, “Get dressed and put on your sandals,” so he did. And the Messenger added, “Put on your cloak and follow me.”

ειπεν
G2036
said
δε
G1161
yet

G3588
the
αγγελος
G32
messenger
προς
G4314
toward
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
ζωσαι
G2224
you-bind-about!
και
G2532
and
ὑποδησαι
G5265
you-put-on-your-shoes!
τα
G3588
the
σανδαλια
G4547
sandals
σου
G4675
[of]-you
εποιησεν
G4160
did
δε
G1161
yet
οὑτως
G3779
likewise
και
G2532
and
λεγει
G3004
is-saying
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
περιβαλου
G4016
you-be-clothed!
το
G3588
the
ἱματιον
G2440
garment
σου
G4675
[of]-you
και
G2532
and
ακολουθει
G190
you-follow!
μοι
G3427
[to]-me

12:9 They came out and he followed, but he was not sure whether he was actually seeing the Messenger or having a vision.

και
G2532
and
εξελθων
G1831
departing
ηκολουθει
G190
followed
και
G2532
and
ουκ
G3756
not
ηδει
G1492
had-seen
ὁτι
G3754
since
αληθες
G227
true
εστιν
G2076
is
το
G3588
the
γινομενον
G1096
coming-to-be
δια
G1223
through
του
G3588
[of]-the
αγγελου
G32
[of]-messenger
εδοκει
G1380
supposed
δε
G1161
yet
ὁραμα
G3705
spectacle
βλεπειν
G991
to-observe

12:10 So they passed through the first post and then the second, then came to the iron gate that leads to the city— which opened all by itself. They went out and then up one street, when the Messenger suddenly left him.

διελθοντες
G1330
passing-through
δε
G1161
yet
πρωτην
G4413
first
φυλακην
G5438
prison
και
G2532
and
δευτεραν
G1208
second
ηλθαν
G2064
they-came
επι
G1909
on
την
G3588
the
πυλην
G4439
gate
την
G3588
the
σιδηραν
G4603
iron
την
G3588
the
φερουσαν
G5342
carrying
εις
G1519
into
την
G3588
the
πολιν
G4172
city
ἡτις
G3748
which
αυτοματη
G844
automatic
ηνοιγη
G455
was-opened-up
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them
και
G2532
and
εξελθοντες
G1831
departing
προηλθον
G4281
they-came-ahead
ῥυμην
G4505
street
μιαν
G1520
one
και
G2532
and
ευθεως
G2112
immediately
απεστη
G868
removed

G3588
the
αγγελος
G32
messenger
απ᾽
G575
from
αυτου
G846
[of]-self

12:11 Then Peter came to his senses and said, “Now I know for sure that the Master sent his Messenger to rescue me from Herod’s clutches and all the schemes of the Judeans!”

και
G2532
and

G3588
the
πετρος
G4074
Peter
εν
G1722
in
ἑαυτω
G1438
[to]-him/her/it-self
γενομενος
G1096
becoming
ειπεν
G2036
said
νυν
G3568
now
οιδα
G1492
I-have-seen
αληθως
G230
truly
ὁτι
G3754
since
εξαπεστειλεν
G1821
sent-out-from-self

G3588
the
κυριος
G2962
master
τον
G3588
the
αγγελον
G32
messenger
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
και
G2532
and
εξειλατο
G1807
extracted
με
G3165
me
εκ
G1537
out
χειρος
G5495
[of]-hand
ἡρωδου
G2264
[of]-Herod
και
G2532
and
πασης
G3956
[of]-every
της
G3588
[of]-the
προσδοκιας
G4329
[of]-apprehension
του
G3588
[of]-the
λαου
G2992
[of]-people
των
G3588
[of]-the
ιουδαιων
G2453
[of]-Judeans

12:12 As this dawned on him, he came to the house of Mary, the mother of John who is also called Mark, where a sufficient number of people had come for a prayer meeting.

συνιδων
G4894
being-aware
τε
G5037
both
ηλθεν
G2064
came
επι
G1909
on
την
G3588
the
οικιαν
G3614
house
της
G3588
[of]-the
μαριας
G3137
[of]-Mary
της
G3588
[of]-the
μητρος
G3384
[of]-mother
ιωαννου
G2491
[of]-John
του
G3588
[of]-the
επικαλουμενου
G1941
[of]-being-invoked
μαρκου
G3138
[of]-Mark
οὑ
G3739
[of]-whom
ησαν
G2258
they-were
ἱκανοι
G2425
competent
συνηθροισμενοι
G4867
having-been-convened
και
G2532
and
προσευχομενοι
G4336
praying

12:13 Now as Peter knocked on the door, a servant named Rhoda came to answer it.

κρουσαντος
G2925
[of]-knocking
δε
G1161
yet
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
την
G3588
the
θυραν
G2374
portal
του
G3588
[of]-the
πυλωνος
G4440
[of]-portal
προσηλθεν
G4334
approached
παιδισκη
G3814
female-slave
ὑπακουσαι
G5219
to-listen
ονοματι
G3686
[to]-name
ῥοδη
G4498
Rhoda

12:14 When she recognized Peter’s voice, she was so overjoyed that she forgot to open it and ran in to report that he was standing at the door.

και
G2532
and
επιγνουσα
G1921
fully-knowing
την
G3588
the
φωνην
G5456
sound
του
G3588
[of]-the
πετρου
G4074
[of]-Peter
απο
G575
from
της
G3588
[of]-the
χαρας
G5479
[of]-joy
ουκ
G3756
not
ηνοιξεν
G455
opened-up
τον
G3588
the
πυλωνα
G4440
portal
εισδραμουσα
G1532
running-into
δε
G1161
yet
απηγγειλεν
G518
announced
ἑσταναι
G2476
to-have-stood
τον
G3588
the
πετρον
G4074
Peter
προ
G4253
before
του
G3588
[of]-the
πυλωνος
G4440
[of]-portal

12:15 But though they told her she was crazy, she kept insisting that it was true. So they decided maybe it was his Messenger.

οἱ
G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
προς
G4314
toward
αυτην
G846
herself
ειπαν
G2036
they-said
μαινη
G3105
you-are-insane

G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
διϊσχυριζετο
G1340
constantly-insisted
οὑτως
G3779
likewise
εχειν
G2192
to-have
οἱ
G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
ελεγον
G3004
I-said

G3588
the
αγγελος
G32
messenger
εστιν
G2076
is
αυτου
G846
[of]-self

12:16 Meanwhile, Peter kept on knocking, and they finally opened it and were shocked to see him.


G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
πετρος
G4074
Peter
επεμενεν
G1961
persisted
κρουων
G2925
knocking
ανοιξαντες
G455
opening-up
δε
G1161
yet
ειδαν
G1492
they-saw
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
και
G2532
and
εξεστησαν
G1839
they-were-astounded

12:17 But he motioned for them to be quiet, then told them how the Master led him out of the jail. And he added, “Report all of this to James and the rest of the believers.” Then he went someplace else.

κατασεισας
G2678
gesturing
δε
G1161
yet
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them
τη
G3588
[to]-the
χειρι
G5495
[to]-hand
σιγαν
G4601
to-hush
διηγησατο
G1334
told-about-fully
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them
πως
G4459
how

G3588
the
κυριος
G2962
master
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
εξηγαγεν
G1806
lead-out
εκ
G1537
out
της
G3588
[of]-the
φυλακης
G5438
[of]-prisons
ειπεν
G2036
said
τε
G5037
both
απαγγειλατε
G518
yous-announce!
ιακωβω
G2385
[to]-James
και
G2532
and
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
αδελφοις
G80
[to]-siblings
ταυτα
G5023
these-things
και
G2532
and
εξελθων
G1831
departing
επορευθη
G4198
went
εις
G1519
into
ἑτερον
G2087
different
τοπον
G5117
spot

12:18 At daybreak there was no small disturbance among the soldiers over what could have become of Peter.

γενομενης
G1096
[of]-becoming
δε
G1161
yet
ἡμερας.
G2250
[of]-day
ην
G2258
was
ταραχος
G5017
disturbance
ουκ
G3756
not
ολιγος
G3641
tiny
εν
G1722
in
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
στρατιωταις
G4757
[to]-warriors
τι
G5101
what
αρα
G686
consequently

G3588
the
πετρος
G4074
Peter
εγενετο
G1096
came-to-be

12:19 When Herod could not find him after a search, he interrogated the guards and then had them executed. Then he went down from Judea into Caesarea and stayed there.

ἡρωδης
G2264
Herod
δε
G1161
yet
επιζητησας
G1934
seeking
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
και
G2532
and
μη
G3361
not
εὑρων
G2147
finding
ανακρινας
G350
examining
τους
G3588
the
φυλακας
G5441
guards
εκελευσεν
G2753
commanded
απαχθηναι
G520
to-be-led-away
και
G2532
and
κατελθων
G2718
descending
απο
G575
from
της
G3588
[of]-the
ιουδαιας
G2449
[of]-Judea
εις
G1519
into
καισαρειαν
G2542
Caesarea
διετριβεν
G1304
remained

12:20 It happened that he was in a fierce fight with the people of Tyre and Sidon. But they joined together and persuaded Blastus, the king’s personal attendant, to ask for peace, because their country depended upon the king’s for food.

ην
G2258
was
δε
G1161
yet
θυμομαχων
G2371
raging-furiously
τυριοις
G5183
[to]-Tyrians
και
G2532
and
σιδωνιοις
G4606
[to]-Sidonians
ὁμοθυμαδον
G3661
unanimously
δε
G1161
yet
παρησαν
G3918
they-were-present
προς
G4314
toward
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
και
G2532
and
πεισαντες
G3982
persuading
βλαστον
G986
Blastus
τον
G3588
the
επι
G1909
on
του
G3588
[of]-the
κοιτωνος
G2846
[of]-personal-attendant
του
G3588
[of]-the
βασιλεως
G935
[of]-king
ητουντο
G154
they-asked
ειρηνην
G1515
peace
δια
G1223
through
το
G3588
the
τρεφεσθαι
G5142
to-be-fattened
αυτων
G846
[of]-them
την
G3588
the
χωραν
G5561
area
απο
G575
from
της
G3588
[of]-the
βασιλικης
G937
[of]-royal

12:21 And on a set day, Herod, dressed in his royal attire, sat on his throne and made a speech to them.

τακτη
G5002
[to]-appointed
δε
G1161
yet
ἡμερα
G2250
[to]-day

G3588
the
ἡρωδης
G2264
Herod
ενδυσαμενος
G1746
clothing-self
εσθητα
G2066
attire
βασιλικην
G937
royal
και
G2532
and
καθισας
G5660
being-seated
επι
G1909
on
του
G3588
[of]-the
βηματος
G968
[of]-step
εδημηγορει
G1215
orated
προς
G4314
toward
αυτους
G846
them

12:22 But the people all shouted, “This is the voice of a god, not a human!”


G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
δημος
G1218
populace
επεφωνει
G2019
shouted
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
φωνη
G5456
sound
και
G2532
and
ουκ
G3756
not
ανθρωπου
G444
[of]-person

12:23 So immediately a Messenger of the Master struck him, because he did not give honor to God. His insides were eaten by worms, and then he died.

παραχρημα
G3916
instantly
δε
G1161
yet
επαταξεν
G3960
struck
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
αγγελος
G32
messenger
κυριου
G2962
[of]-master
ανθ᾽
G473
instead
ὡν
G3739
[of]-whom
ουκ
G3756
not
εδωκεν
G1325
gave
την
G3588
the
δοξαν
G1391
honor
τω
G3588
[to]-the
θεω
G2316
[to]-God
και
G2532
and
γενομενος
G1096
becoming
σκωληκοβρωτος
G4662
worm-eaten
εξεψυξεν
G1634
expired

12:24 But the Word of God grew and multiplied.


G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
λογος
G3056
saying
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
ηυξανεν
G837
causes-to-grow
και
G2532
and
επληθυνετο
G4129
multiplied

12:25 Barnabas and Saul returned to Jerusalem after they had completed their service, and they brought along John who is also called Mark.

βαρναβας
G921
Barnabas
δε
G1161
yet
και
G2532
and
σαυλος
G4569
Saul
ὑπεστρεψαν
G5290
they-returned
εις
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into
ιερουσαλημ
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Jerusalem
πληρωσαντες
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filling-up
την
G3588
the
διακονιαν
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service
συμπαραλαβοντες
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taking-along-with
ιωαννην
G2491
John
τον
G3588
the
επικληθεντα
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being-invoked
μαρκον
G3138
Mark