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Acts 4:24

Context
NETBible

When they heard this, they raised their voices to God with one mind 1  and said, “Master of all, 2  you who made the heaven, the earth, 3  the sea, and everything that is in them,

XREF

2Ki 19:15,19; Ne 9:6; Ps 55:16-18; Ps 62:5-8; Ps 69:29,30; Ps 109:29-31; Ps 146:5; Isa 51:12; Jer 10:10-12; Jer 20:13; Jer 32:17; Lu 6:11,12; Ac 16:25; 2Co 1:8-11; 1Th 5:16-18; 2Ti 4:17,18

NET © Notes

sn With one mind. Compare Acts 1:14.

tn Or “Lord of all.”

sn The use of the title Master of all (δεσπότης, despoths) emphasizes that there is a sovereign God who is directing what is taking place.

tn Grk “and the earth, and the sea,” but καί (kai) has not been translated before “the earth” and “the sea” since contemporary English normally uses a coordinating conjunction only between the last two elements in a series of three or more.



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