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Luke 7:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— for he loveth our nation, and himself built us our synagogue.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For he loveth our nation, and he hath built us a synagogue.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— for he loves our nation and it was he who built us our synagogue.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For he loveth our nation, and he hath built us a synagogue.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— for he loves our nation, and himself has built the synagogue for us.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— for he loveth our nation, and, the synagogue, he, built for us.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— for he doth love our nation, and the synagogue he did build to us.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For he loveth our nation: and he hath built us a synagogue.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For he loueth our nation, and hee hath built vs a Synagogue.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— for he loveth our people, and also a synagogue he hath built for us.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— for he loveth our nation, and hath also built us a house of assembly.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For 1063
{1063} Prime
A primary particle; properly assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles).
he loveth 25
{0025} Prime
Perhaps from ἄγαν [[agan]] (much; or compare [H5689]); to love (in a social or moral sense).
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
our 2257
{2257} Prime
Genitive plural of G1473; of (or from) us.
nation, 1484
{1484} Prime
Probably from G1486; a race (as of the same habit), that is, a tribe; specifically a foreign (non-Jewish) one (usually by implication pagan).
and 2532
{2532} Prime
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
he 846
{0846} Prime
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
hath built 3618
{3618} Prime
From the same as G3619; to be a house builder, that is, construct or (figuratively) confirm.
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
us 2254
{2254} Prime
Dative plural of G1473; to (or for, with, by) us.
a synagogue. 4864
{4864} Prime
From (the reduplicated form of) G4863; an assemblage of persons; specifically a Jewish 'synagogue' (the meeting or the place); by analogy a Christian church.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Luke 7:5

_ _ loved our nation — Having found that “salvation was of the Jews,” he loved them for it.

_ _ built, etc. — His love took this practical and appropriate form.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 7:1-10.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
he loveth:

1 Kings 5:1 And Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants unto Solomon; for he had heard that they had anointed him king in the room of his father: for Hiram was ever a lover of David.
2 Chronicles 2:11-12 Then Huram the king of Tyre answered in writing, which he sent to Solomon, Because the LORD hath loved his people, he hath made thee king over them. ... Huram said moreover, Blessed [be] the LORD God of Israel, that made heaven and earth, who hath given to David the king a wise son, endued with prudence and understanding, that might build an house for the LORD, and an house for his kingdom.
Galatians 5:6 For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which worketh by love.
1 John 3:14 We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not [his] brother abideth in death.
1 John 5:1-3 Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loveth him that begat loveth him also that is begotten of him. ... For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous.


1 Chronicles 29:3-9 Moreover, because I have set my affection to the house of my God, I have of mine own proper good, of gold and silver, [which] I have given to the house of my God, over and above all that I have prepared for the holy house, ... Then the people rejoiced, for that they offered willingly, because with perfect heart they offered willingly to the LORD: and David the king also rejoiced with great joy.
Ezra 7:27-28 Blessed [be] the LORD God of our fathers, which hath put [such a thing] as this in the king's heart, to beautify the house of the LORD which [is] in Jerusalem: ... And hath extended mercy unto me before the king, and his counsellors, and before all the king's mighty princes. And I was strengthened as the hand of the LORD my God [was] upon me, and I gathered together out of Israel chief men to go up with me.
1 John 3:18-19 My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth. ... And hereby we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our hearts before him.
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