Galatians 4:20
Strong's Lexicon
[how]
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

I wish
ἤθελον (ēthelon)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2309: To will, wish, desire, be willing, intend, design.

I could be
παρεῖναι (pareinai)
Verb - Present Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 3918: From para and eimi; to be near, i.e. At hand; neuter present participle time being, or property.

with
πρὸς (pros)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 4314: To, towards, with. A strengthened form of pro; a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. Toward.

you
ὑμᾶς (hymas)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

now
ἄρτι (arti)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 737: Now, just now, at this moment. Adverb from a derivative of airo through the idea of suspension; just now.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

change
ἀλλάξαι (allaxai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 236: To change, alter, exchange, transform. From allos; to make different.

my
μου (mou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

tone,
φωνήν (phōnēn)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 5456: Probably akin to phaino through the idea of disclosure; a tone; by implication, an address, saying or language.

because
ὅτι (hoti)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 3754: Neuter of hostis as conjunction; demonstrative, that; causative, because.

I am perplexed
ἀποροῦμαι (aporoumai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 639: From a compound of a and the base of poreuomai; to have no way out, i.e. Be at a loss.

about
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

you.
ὑμῖν (hymin)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
I would like to be with you right now and change my tone of voice, because I don’t know what to do about you.

New American Standard Bible
but I could wish to be present with you now and to change my tone, for I am perplexed about you.

King James Bible
<1161> I desire to be present with you now, and to change my voice; for I stand in doubt of you.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
how I wish I could be with you now and change my tone, because I am perplexed about you!

New Living Translation
I wish I were with you right now so I could change my tone. But at this distance I don't know how else to help you.

English Standard Version
I wish I could be present with you now and change my tone, for I am perplexed about you.

New American Standard Bible
but I could wish to be present with you now and to change my tone, for I am perplexed about you.

King James Bible
I desire to be present with you now, and to change my voice; for I stand in doubt of you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I would like to be with you right now and change my tone of voice, because I don't know what to do about you.

International Standard Version
Indeed, I wish I were with you right now so that I could change the tone of my voice, because I am completely baffled by you!

NET Bible
I wish I could be with you now and change my tone of voice, because I am perplexed about you.

American Standard Version
but I could wish to be present with you now, and to change my tone; for I am perplexed about you.

English Revised Version
yea, I could wish to be present with you now, and to change my voice; for I am perplexed about you.

Young's Literal Translation
and I was wishing to be present with you now, and to change my voice, because I am in doubt about you.






Cross References
Mark 6:20
For Herod feared John, knowing that he was a just man and an holy, and observed him; and when he heard him, he did many things, and heard him gladly.

2 Corinthians 4:8
We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;

Galatians 1:1
Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead;)

Galatians 4:19
My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you,

Galatians 4:18
But it is good to be zealously affected always in a good thing, and not only when I am present with you.

Galatians 4:17
They zealously affect you, but not well; yea, they would exclude you, that ye might affect them.

Galatians 4:21
Tell me, ye that desire to be under the law, do ye not hear the law?

Galatians 4:22
For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the other by a freewoman.

Galatians 4:23
But he who was of the bondwoman was born after the flesh; but he of the freewoman was by promise.
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