Luke 1:3
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
it seemed fittingἔδοξεν
(edoxen)
1380: to have an opinion, to seemfrom dokos (opinion)
for me as well, 
 
2532: and, even, alsoa prim. conjunction
having investigatedπαρηκολουθηκότι
(parēkolouthēkoti)
3877: to follow closely, to investigatefrom para and akoloutheó
everythingπᾶσιν
(pasin)
3956: all, everya prim. word
carefullyἀκριβῶς
(akribōs)
199: with exactnessadverb from akribés
from the beginning,ἄνωθεν
(anōthen)
509: from abovefrom anó
to writeγράψαι
(grapsai)
1125: to writea prim. verb
[it] out for you in consecutive order,καθεξῆς
(kathexēs)
2517: successivelyfrom kata and hexés
most excellentκράτιστε
(kratiste)
2903: strongest, noblestsuperl. from kratus (strong)
Theophilus;Θεόφιλε
(theophile)
2321: "friend of God," Theophilus, the addressee of Luke and Actsfrom theos and philos







KJV Lexicon
εδοξεν  verb - aorist active indicative - third person singular
dokeo  dok-eh'-o:  to think; by implication, to seem (truthfully or uncertainly) -- be accounted, (of own) please(-ure), be of reputation, seem (good), suppose, think, trow.
καμοι  personal pronoun - first person dative singular - contracted form
kago  kag-o':  so also the dative case kamoi kam-oy', and accusative case kame kam-eh' and (or also, even, etc.) I, (to) me
παρηκολουθηκοτι  verb - perfect active participle - dative singular masculine
parakoloutheo  par-ak-ol-oo-theh'-o:  to follow near, i.e. (figuratively) attend (as a result), trace out, conform to -- attain, follow, fully know, have understanding.
ανωθεν  adverb
anothen  an'-o-then:  from above; by analogy, from the first; by implication, anew -- from above, again, from the beginning (very first), the top.
πασιν  adjective - dative plural neuter
pas  pas:  apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole
ακριβως  adverb
akribos  ak-ree-boce':  exactly -- circumspectly, diligently, perfect(-ly).
καθεξης  adverb
kathexes  kath-ex-ace':  thereafter, i.e. consecutively; as a noun (by ellipsis of noun) a subsequent person or time -- after(-ward), by (in) order.
σοι  personal pronoun - second person dative singular
soi  soy:  to thee -- thee, thine own, thou, thy.
γραψαι  verb - aorist active middle or passive deponent
grapho  graf'-o:  to grave, especially to write; figuratively, to describe -- describe, write(-ing, -ten).
κρατιστε  adjective - vocative singular masculine
kratistos  krat'-is-tos:  strongest, i.e. (in dignity) very honorable -- most excellent (noble).
θεοφιλε  noun - vocative singular masculine
Theophilos  theh-of'-il-os:  friend of God; Theophilus, a Christian -- Theophilus.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
it seemed fitting for me as well, having investigated everything carefully from the beginning, to write it out for you in consecutive order, most excellent Theophilus;

King James Bible
It seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all things from the very first, to write unto thee in order, most excellent Theophilus,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
It also seemed good to me, since I have carefully investigated everything from the very first, to write to you in an orderly sequence, most honorable Theophilus,

International Standard Version
I, too, have carefully investigated everything from the beginning and have decided to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus,

NET Bible
So it seemed good to me as well, because I have followed all things carefully from the beginning, to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He appeared also to me because I had approached all things carefully, that I would write everything in order to you, excellent Theophila.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I, too, have followed everything closely from the beginning. So I thought it would be a good idea to write an orderly account for Your Excellency, Theophilus.

King James 2000 Bible
It seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all things from the very first, to write unto you in order, most excellent Theophilus,
Links
Luke 1:3
Luke 1:3 NIV
Luke 1:3 NLT
Luke 1:3 ESV
Luke 1:3 NASB
Luke 1:3 KJV
Luke 1:2
Top of Page
Top of Page