Acts 12:5
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
3588 [e]
ho
- Art-NMS
3303 [e]μὲν
men
IndeedConj
3767 [e]οὖν
oun
thereforeConj
4074 [e]Πέτρος
Petros
PeterN-NMS
5083 [e]ἐτηρεῖτο
etēreito
was keptV-IIM/P-3S
1722 [e]ἐν
en
inPrep
3588 [e]τῇ
theArt-DFS
5438 [e]φυλακῇ·
phylakē
prison;N-DFS
4335 [e]προσευχὴ
proseuchē
prayerN-NFS
1161 [e]δὲ
de
howeverConj
1510 [e]ἦν
ēn
wasV-IIA-3S
1619 [e]ἐκτενῶς
ektenōs
ferventAdv
1096 [e]γινομένη
ginomenē
being madeV-PPM/P-NFS
5259 [e]ὑπὸ
hypo
byPrep
3588 [e]τῆς
tēs
theArt-GFS
1577 [e]ἐκκλησίας
ekklēsias
churchN-GFS
4314 [e]πρὸς
pros
toPrep
3588 [e]τὸν
ton
- Art-AMS
2316 [e]Θεὸν
Theon
GodN-AMS
4012 [e]περὶ
peri
concerningPrep
846 [e]αὐτοῦ.
autou
him.PPro-GM3S









Greek Texts
ΠΡΑΞΕΙΣ 12:5 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
ὁ μὲν οὖν Πέτρος ἐτηρεῖτο ἐν τῇ φυλακῇ· προσευχὴ δὲ ἦν ἐκτενῶς γινομένη ὑπὸ τῆς ἐκκλησίας πρὸς τὸν Θεὸν περὶ αὐτοῦ.

ΠΡΑΞΕΙΣ 12:5 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
ὁ μὲν οὖν Πέτρος ἐτηρεῖτο ἐν τῇ φυλακῇ· προσευχὴ δὲ ἦν ἐκτενῶς γινομένη ὑπὸ τῆς ἐκκλησίας πρὸς τὸν θεὸν περὶ αὐτοῦ.

ΠΡΑΞΕΙΣ 12:5 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
ὁ μὲν οὖν Πέτρος ἐτηρεῖτο ἐν τῇ φυλακῇ· προσευχὴ δὲ ἦν ἐκτενῶς γινομένη ὑπὸ τῆς ἐκκλησίας πρὸς τὸν θεὸν περὶ αὐτοῦ.

ΠΡΑΞΕΙΣ 12:5 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Ὁ μὲν οὖν Πέτρος ἐτηρεῖτο ἐν τῇ φυλακῇ· προσευχὴ δὲ ἦν ἐκτενὴς γινομένη ὑπὸ τῆς ἐκκλησίας πρὸς τὸν θεὸν ὑπὲρ αὐτοῦ.

ΠΡΑΞΕΙΣ 12:5 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
ὁ μὲν οὖν Πέτρος ἐτηρεῖτο ἐν τῇ φυλακῇ· προσευχὴ δὲ ἦν ἐκτενῶς γινομένη ὑπὸ τῆς ἐκκλησίας πρὸς τὸν Θεὸν ὑπὲρ αὐτοῦ.

ΠΡΑΞΕΙΣ 12:5 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
ὁ μὲν οὖν Πέτρος ἐτηρεῖτο ἐν τῇ φυλακῇ· προσευχὴ δὲ ἦν ἐκτενῶς γινομένη ὑπὸ τῆς ἐκκλησίας πρὸς τὸν θεὸν περὶ αὐτοῦ.

ΠΡΑΞΕΙΣ 12:5 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
ὁ μὲν οὖν Πέτρος ἐτηρεῖτο ἐν τῇ φυλακῇ· προσευχὴ δὲ ἦν ἐκτενὴς γινομένη ὑπὸ τῆς ἐκκλησίας πρὸς τὸν Θεὸν ὑπὲρ αὐτοῦ.

ΠΡΑΞΕΙΣ 12:5 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
ὁ μὲν οὖν Πέτρος ἐτηρεῖτο ἐν τῇ φυλακῇ· προσευχὴ δὲ ἦν ἐκτενής γινομένη ὑπὸ τῆς ἐκκλησίας πρὸς τὸν θεὸν ὑπὲρ αὐτοῦ

Acts 12:5 Hebrew Bible
פטרוס היה עצור במשמר והקהלה העתירה בעדו בחזקה אל האלהים׃

Acts 12:5 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܘܟܕ ܗܘ ܫܡܥܘܢ ܡܬܢܛܪ ܗܘܐ ܒܝܬ ܐܤܝܪܐ ܨܠܘܬܐ ܐܡܝܢܬܐ ܡܬܩܪܒܐ ܗܘܬ ܡܢ ܥܕܬܐ ܚܠܦܘܗܝ ܠܐܠܗܐ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
So Peter was kept in the prison, but prayer for him was being made fervently by the church to God.

King James Bible
Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God for him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So Peter was kept in prison, but prayer was being made earnestly to God for him by the church.
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