Acts 16:27
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
1853 [e]Ἔξυπνος
exypnos
AwokenAdj-NMS
1161 [e]δὲ
de
thenConj
1096 [e]γενόμενος
genomenos
having beenV-APM-NMS
3588 [e]
ho
theArt-NMS
1200 [e]δεσμοφύλαξ
desmophylax
jailer,N-NMS
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
3708 [e]ἰδὼν
idōn
having seenV-APA-NMS
455 [e]ἀνεῳγμένας
aneōgmenas
openV-RPM/P-AFP
3588 [e]τὰς
tas
theArt-AFP
2374 [e]θύρας
thyras
doorsN-AFP
3588 [e]τῆς
tēs
of theArt-GFS
5438 [e]φυλακῆς,
phylakēs
prison,N-GFS
4685 [e]σπασάμενος
spasamenos
having drawnV-APM-NMS
3588 [e]τὴν
tēn
hisArt-AFS
3162 [e]μάχαιραν
machairan
sword,N-AFS
3195 [e]ἤμελλεν
ēmellen
he was aboutV-IIA-3S
1438 [e]ἑαυτὸν
heauton
himselfRefPro-AM3S
337 [e]ἀναιρεῖν,
anairein
to kill,V-PNA
3543 [e]νομίζων
nomizōn
supposingV-PPA-NMS
1628 [e]ἐκπεφευγέναι
ekpepheugenai
to have escapedV-RNA
3588 [e]τοὺς
tous
theArt-AMP
1198 [e]δεσμίους.
desmious
prisoners.N-AMP









Greek Texts
ΠΡΑΞΕΙΣ 16:27 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
ἔξυπνος δὲ γενόμενος ὁ δεσμοφύλαξ καὶ ἰδὼν ἀνεῳγμένας τὰς θύρας τῆς φυλακῆς, σπασάμενος τὴν μάχαιραν ἤμελλεν ἑαυτὸν ἀναιρεῖν, νομίζων ἐκπεφευγέναι τοὺς δεσμίους.

ΠΡΑΞΕΙΣ 16:27 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
ἔξυπνος δὲ γενόμενος ὁ δεσμοφύλαξ καὶ ἰδὼν ἀνεῳγμένας τὰς θύρας τῆς φυλακῆς σπασάμενος τὴν μάχαιραν ἤμελλεν ἑαυτὸν ἀναιρεῖν, νομίζων ἐκπεφευγέναι τοὺς δεσμίους.

ΠΡΑΞΕΙΣ 16:27 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
ἔξυπνος δὲ γενόμενος ὁ δεσμοφύλαξ καὶ ἰδὼν ἀνεῳγμένας τὰς θύρας τῆς φυλακῆς σπασάμενος τὴν μάχαιραν ἤμελλεν ἑαυτὸν ἀναιρεῖν, νομίζων ἐκπεφευγέναι τοὺς δεσμίους.

ΠΡΑΞΕΙΣ 16:27 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Ἔξυπνος δὲ γενόμενος ὁ δεσμοφύλαξ, καὶ ἰδὼν ἀνεῳγμένας τὰς θύρας τῆς φυλακῆς, σπασάμενος μάχαιραν, ἔμελλεν ἑαυτὸν ἀναιρεῖν, νομίζων ἐκπεφευγέναι τοὺς δεσμίους.

ΠΡΑΞΕΙΣ 16:27 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
ἔξυπνος δὲ γενόμενος ὁ δεσμοφύλαξ καὶ ἰδὼν ἀνεῳγμένας τὰς θύρας τῆς φυλακῆς, σπασάμενος μάχαιραν ἔμελλεν ἑαυτὸν ἀναιρεῖν, νομίζων ἐκπεφευγέναι τοὺς δεσμίους.

ΠΡΑΞΕΙΣ 16:27 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
ἔξυπνος δὲ γενόμενος ὁ δεσμοφύλαξ καὶ ἰδὼν ἀνεῳγμένας τὰς θύρας τῆς φυλακῆς, σπασάμενος μάχαιραν ἤμελλεν ἑαυτὸν ἀναιρεῖν, νομίζων ἐκπεφευγέναι τοὺς δεσμίους.

ΠΡΑΞΕΙΣ 16:27 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
ἔξυπνος δὲ γενόμενος ὁ δεσμοφύλαξ, καὶ ἰδὼν ἀνεῳγμένας τὰς θύρας τῆς φυλακῆς, σπασάμενος μάχαιραν, ἔμελλεν ἑαυτὸν ἀναιρεῖν, νομίζων ἐκπεφευγέναι τοὺς δεσμίους.

ΠΡΑΞΕΙΣ 16:27 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
ἔξυπνος δὲ γενόμενος ὁ δεσμοφύλαξ καὶ ἰδὼν ἀνεῳγμένας τὰς θύρας τῆς φυλακῆς σπασάμενος μάχαιραν ἔμελλεν ἑαυτὸν ἀναιρεῖν νομίζων ἐκπεφευγέναι τοὺς δεσμίους

Acts 16:27 Hebrew Bible
ושומר האסורים נעור משנתו ויהי כראתו את דלתות המשמר נפתחות וישלף חרבו ויבקש לאבד את עצמו בחשבו כי ברחו האסורים׃

Acts 16:27 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܘܟܕ ܐܬܬܥܝܪ ܢܛܪ ܒܝܬ ܐܤܝܪܐ ܘܚܙܐ ܕܦܬܝܚܝܢ ܬܪܥܐ ܕܒܝܬ ܐܤܝܪܐ ܢܤܒ ܤܦܤܪܐ ܘܒܥܐ ܕܢܩܛܘܠ ܢܦܫܗ ܡܛܠ ܕܤܒܪ ܗܘܐ ܕܥܪܩܘ ܠܗܘܢ ܐܤܝܪܐ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
When the jailer awoke and saw the prison doors opened, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself, supposing that the prisoners had escaped.

King James Bible
And the keeper of the prison awaking out of his sleep, and seeing the prison doors open, he drew out his sword, and would have killed himself, supposing that the prisoners had been fled.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the jailer woke up and saw the doors of the prison open, he drew his sword and was going to kill himself, since he thought the prisoners had escaped.
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