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Acts 9:34

Context
NET ©

Peter 1  said to him, “Aeneas, Jesus the Christ 2  heals you. Get up and make your own bed!” 3  And immediately he got up.

NIV ©

"Aeneas," Peter said to him, "Jesus Christ heals you. Get up and tidy up your mat." Immediately Aeneas got up.

NASB ©

Peter said to him, "Aeneas, Jesus Christ heals you; get up and make your bed." Immediately he got up.

NLT ©

Peter said to him, "Aeneas, Jesus Christ heals you! Get up and make your bed!" And he was healed instantly.

MSG ©

Peter said, "Aeneas, Jesus Christ heals you. Get up and make your bed!" And he did it--jumped right out of bed.

BBE ©

And Peter said to him, Aeneas, Jesus Christ makes you well: get up and make your bed. And straight away he got up.

NRSV ©

Peter said to him, "Aeneas, Jesus Christ heals you; get up and make your bed!" And immediately he got up.

NKJV ©

And Peter said to him, "Aeneas, Jesus the Christ heals you. Arise and make your bed." Then he arose immediately.


KJV
And
<2532>
Peter
<4074>
said
<2036> (5627)
unto him
<846>_,
Aeneas
<132>_,
Jesus
<2424>
Christ
<5547>
maketh
<2390> (0)
thee
<4571>
whole
<2390> (5736)_:
arise
<450> (5628)_,
and
<2532>
make
<4766> (0)
thy
<4572>
bed
<4766> (5657)_.
And
<2532>
he arose
<450> (5627)
immediately
<2112>_.
NASB ©
Peter
<4074>
said
<3004>
to him, "Aeneas
<132>
, Jesus
<2424>
Christ
<5547>
heals
<2390>
you; get
<450>
up and make
<4766>
your bed
<4766>
." Immediately
<2112>
he got
<450>
up.
GREEK
kai
<2532>
CONJ
eipen
<2036> (5627)
V-2AAI-3S
autw
<846>
P-DSM
o
<3588>
T-NSM
petrov
<4074>
N-NSM
ainea
<132>
N-VSM
iatai
<2390> (5736)
V-PNI-3S
se
<4571>
P-2AS
ihsouv
<2424>
N-NSM
cristov
<5547>
N-NSM
anasthyi
<450> (5628)
V-2AAM-2S
kai
<2532>
CONJ
strwson
<4766> (5657)
V-AAM-2S
seautw
<4572>
F-2DSM
kai
<2532>
CONJ
euyewv
<2112>
ADV
anesth
<450> (5627)
V-2AAI-3S
NET © [draft] ITL
Peter
<4074>
said
<2036>
to him
<846>
, “Aeneas
<132>
, Jesus
<2424>
the Christ
<5547>
heals
<2390>
you
<4571>
. Get up
<450>
and
<2532>
make
<4766>
your own bed
<4572>
!” And
<2532>
immediately
<2112>
he got up
<450>
.
NET ©

Peter 1  said to him, “Aeneas, Jesus the Christ 2  heals you. Get up and make your own bed!” 3  And immediately he got up.

NET © Notes

tn Grk “And Peter.” Because of the difference between Greek style, which often begins sentences or clauses with “and,” and English style, which generally does not, καί (kai) has not been translated here.

tc ‡ Several variants occur at this juncture. Some of the earliest and best witnesses (Ì74 א B* C Ψ 33vid Didpt) read “Jesus Christ” (᾿Ιησοῦς Χριστός, Ihsou" Cristo"); others ([A] 36 1175 it) have “the Lord Jesus Christ” (ὁ κύριος ᾿Ιησοῦς Χριστός, Jo kurio" Ihsou" Cristo"); a few read simply ὁ Χριστός (614 1241 1505); the majority of mss (B2 E 1739 Ï Didpt) have “Jesus the Christ” ( ᾿Ιησοῦς ὁ Χριστός). Although the pedigree of this last reading is relatively weak, it draws strength from the fact that (a) the other readings are much more natural and thus more predictable, and (b) there are several variants for this text. It seems hardly likely that scribes would intentionally change a more common expression into a title that is used nowhere else in the NT (although 1 John 2:22; 5:1 come close with “Jesus is the Christ”), nor would they unintentionally change a frequently used designation into an unusual one. Thus, in spite of the external evidence (which is nevertheless sufficient to argue for authenticity), ᾿Ιησοῦς ὁ Χριστός is the reading that best explains the rise of the others.

tn Or “Messiah”; both “Christ” (Greek) and “Messiah” (Hebrew and Aramaic) mean “one who has been anointed.”

tn The translation “make your own bed” for στρῶσον σεαυτῷ (strwson seautw) is given by BDAG 949 s.v. στρωννύω 1. Naturally this involves some adaptation, since a pallet or mat would not be ‘made up’ in the sense that a modern bed would be. The idea may be closer to “straighten” or “rearrange,” and the NIV’s “take care of your mat” attempts to reflect this, although this too probably conveys a slightly different idea to the modern English reader.



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