Luke 1:3
Strong's Lexicon
Therefore, having carefully investigated
παρηκολουθηκότι (parēkolouthēkoti)
Verb - Perfect Participle Active - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3877: From para and akoloutheo; to follow near, i.e. attend, trace out, conform to.

ἀκριβῶς (akribōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 199: Carefully, exactly, strictly, distinctly. Adverb from the same as akribestatos; exactly.

everything
πᾶσιν (pasin)
Adjective - Dative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

from the beginning,
ἄνωθεν (anōthen)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 509: From ano; from above; by analogy, from the first; by implication, anew.

it seemed good
ἔδοξε (edoxe)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1380: A prolonged form of a primary verb, doko dok'-o of the same meaning; to think; by implication, to seem.

also to me
κἀμοὶ (kamoi)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2504: To also, I too, but I. From kai and ego; so also the dative case kamoi, and accusative case kame and I, me.

to write
γράψαι (grapsai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 1125: A primary verb; to 'grave', especially to write; figuratively, to describe.

an orderly account
καθεξῆς (kathexēs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 2517: From kata and hexes; thereafter, i.e. Consecutively; as a noun a subsequent person or time.

for you,
σοι (soi)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

most excellent
κράτιστε (kratiste)
Adjective - Vocative Masculine Singular - Superlative
Strong's Greek 2903: Superlative of a derivative of kratos; strongest, i.e. very honorable.

Theophilus,
Θεόφιλε (Theophile)
Noun - Vocative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2321: From theos and philos; friend of God; Theophilus, a Christian.

Parallel Strong's
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,

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,
Parallel Verses
New International Version
With this in mind, since I myself have carefully investigated everything from the beginning, I too decided to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus,

New Living Translation
Having carefully investigated everything from the beginning, I also have decided to write a careful account for you, most honorable Theophilus,

English Standard Version
it seemed good to me also, having followed all things closely for some time past, to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus,

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,

American Standard Version
it seemed good to me also, having traced the course of all things accurately from the first, to write unto thee in order, most excellent Theophilus;

English Revised Version
it seemed good to me also, having traced the course of all things accurately from the first, to write unto thee in order, most excellent Theophilus;

Young's Literal Translation
it seemed good also to me, having followed from the first after all things exactly, to write to thee in order, most noble Theophilus,






Cross References
Proverbs 22:21
That I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth; that thou mightest answer the words of truth to them that send unto thee?

Acts 1:1
The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach,

Acts 11:4
But Peter rehearsed the matter from the beginning, and expounded it by order unto them, saying,

Acts 18:23
And after he had spent some time there, he departed, and went over all the country of Galatia and Phrygia in order, strengthening all the disciples.

Acts 23:26
Claudius Lysias unto the most excellent governor Felix sendeth greeting.

Acts 24:3
We accept it always, and in all places, most noble Felix, with all thankfulness.

Acts 26:25
But he said, I am not mad, most noble Festus; but speak forth the words of truth and soberness.

1 Timothy 4:6
If thou put the brethren in remembrance of these things, thou shalt be a good minister of Jesus Christ, nourished up in the words of faith and of good doctrine, whereunto thou hast attained.

Luke 1:1
Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us,

Luke 1:2
Even as they delivered them unto us, which from the beginning were eyewitnesses, and ministers of the word;

Mark 16:20
And they went forth, and preached every where, the Lord working with them, and confirming the word with signs following. Amen.
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