Acts 17:11
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
Nowδὲ
(de)
1161: but, and, now, (a connective or adversative particle)a prim. word
theseοὗτοι
(outoi)
3778: thisprobably from a redupl. of ho,, used as a demonstrative pronoun
were more noble-mindedεὐγενέστεροι
(eugenesteroi)
2104b: of noble racefrom eu and genos
than thoseτῶν
(tōn)
3588: thethe def. art.
in Thessalonica,Θεσσαλονίκῃ
(thessalonikē)
2332: Thessalonica, a city of Macedoniaperhaps from Thessalos (Thessalian) and niké
for they receivedἐδέξαντο
(edexanto)
1209: to receivea prim. verb
the wordλόγον
(logon)
3056: a word (as embodying an idea), a statement, a speechfrom legó
with greatπάσης
(pasēs)
3956: all, everya prim. word
eagerness,προθυμίας
(prothumias)
4288: eagernessfrom prothumos
examiningἀνακρίνοντες
(anakrinontes)
350: to examine, investigatefrom ana and krinó
the Scripturesγραφὰς
(graphas)
1124: a writing, scripturefrom graphó
dailyκαθ’
(kath)
2596: down, against, according topreposition of uncertain origin
[to see] whetherεἰ
(ei)
1487: sometimes used with a command or as an indirect question, etc.)a prim. particle; if, whether (a cond. part. introducing circumstances nec. for a given proposition to be true
these things 
 
3778: thisprobably from a redupl. of ho,, used as a demonstrative pronoun
were so.οὕτως
(outōs)
3779: in this way, thusadverb from houtos,






KJV Lexicon
ουτοι  demonstrative pronoun - nominative plural masculine
houtos  hoo'-tos:  the he (she or it), i.e. this or that (often with article repeated) -- he (it was that), hereof, it, she, such as, the same, these, they, this (man, same, woman), which, who.
δε  conjunction
de  deh:  but, and, etc. -- also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
ησαν  verb - imperfect indicative - third person
en  ane:  I (thou, etc.) was (wast or were) -- + agree, be, have (+ charge of), hold, use, was(-t), were.
ευγενεστεροι  adjective - nominative plural masculine - comparative or contracted
eugenes  yoog-en'-ace:  well born, i.e. (literally) high in rank, or (figuratively) generous -- more noble, nobleman.
των  definite article - genitive plural masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
εν  preposition
en  en:  in, at, (up-)on, by, etc.
θεσσαλονικη  noun - dative singular feminine
Thessalonike  thes-sal-on-ee'-kay:  Thessalonice, a place in Asia Minor -- Thessalonica.
οιτινες  relative pronoun - nominative plural masculine
hostis  hos'-tis:  which some, i.e. any that; also (definite) which same
εδεξαντο  verb - aorist middle deponent indicative - third person
dechomai  dekh'-om-ahee:  to receive (in various applications, literally or figuratively) -- accept, receive, take.
τον  definite article - accusative singular masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
λογον  noun - accusative singular masculine
logos  log'-os:  something said (including the thought); by implication, a topic (subject of discourse), also reasoning (the mental faculty) or motive; by extension, a computation; specially, (with the article in John) the Divine Expression (i.e. Christ) -- account, cause, communication, concerning, doctrine, fame, have to do, intent, matter, mouth, preaching, question, reason, + reckon, remove, say(-ing), shew, speaker, speech, talk, thing, + none of these things move me, tidings, treatise, utterance, word, work.
μετα  preposition
meta  met-ah':  denoting accompaniment; amid (local or causal);
πασης  adjective - genitive singular feminine
pas  pas:  apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole
προθυμιας  noun - genitive singular feminine
prothumia  proth-oo-mee'-ah:  predisposition, i.e. alacrity -- forwardness of mind, readiness (of mind), ready (willing) mind.
το  definite article - accusative singular neuter
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
καθ  preposition
kata  kat-ah':  (prepositionally) down (in place or time), in varied relations
ημεραν  noun - accusative singular feminine
hemera  hay-mer'-ah:  age, + alway, (mid-)day (by day, (-ly), + for ever, judgment, (day) time, while, years.
ανακρινοντες  verb - present active participle - nominative plural masculine
anakrino  an-ak-ree'-no:  to scrutinize, i.e. (by implication) investigate, interrogate, determine -- ask, question, discern, examine, judge, search.
τας  definite article - accusative plural feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
γραφας  noun - accusative plural feminine
graphe  graf-ay':  a document, i.e. holy Writ (or its contents or a statement in it) -- scripture.
ει  conditional
ei  i:  if, whether, that, etc. -- forasmuch as, if, that, (al-)though, whether.
εχοι  verb - present active participle deponent - third person singular
echo  ekh'-o:  (used in certain tenses only) a primary verb; to hold
ταυτα  demonstrative pronoun - nominative plural neuter
tauta  tow'-tah:  these things -- + afterward, follow, + hereafter, him, the same, so, such, that, then, these, they, this, those, thus.
ουτως  adverb
houto  hoo'-to:  after that, after (in) this manner, as, even (so), for all that, like(-wise), no more, on this fashion(-wise), so (in like manner), thus, what.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now these were more noble-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they received the word with great eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were so.

King James Bible
These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The people here were more open-minded than those in Thessalonica, since they welcomed the message with eagerness and examined the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

International Standard Version
These people were more receptive than those in Thessalonica. They were very willing to receive the message, and every day they carefully examined the Scriptures to see if those things were so.

NET Bible
These Jews were more open-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they eagerly received the message, examining the scriptures carefully every day to see if these things were so.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For those Jews who were there were nobler than those Jews who were in Thessaloniqa, and they were hearing gladly from the word every day while they were distinguishing from Scripture whether these things were so.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The people of Berea were more open-minded than the people of Thessalonica. They were very willing to receive God's message, and every day they carefully examined the Scriptures to see if what Paul said was true.

King James 2000 Bible
These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.
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