1. Read Acts 6:1
Look up Acts 6:1 in the Interlinear Greek New Testament
Find the Greek word for “being multiplied”
Look on page 240 of “Linguistic and Exegetical Key”
What does the genitive absolute (gen.abs.) of the word plhqunontwn indicate was the cause of the problem among the Grecian Jews and Hebraic Jews?
2. Read Acts 6:7
NIV: “So the Word of God spread”
KJ: “the Word of God increased.”
What is the Greek word for “spread” or “increased?”
This word is a verb. What is the:
What does the imperfect tense tell us about the kind of “growth?”
3. Read Acts 9:1
Interlinear, Strong’s Dictionary, Linguistic Key:
What is the meaning of the Greek word empvewn?
What is the:
When this verb is used with the genitive (gen.) it also tells us what was receiving the action of the verb. What was involved with this verb?
Does this agree with the New Strong’s Expanded Dictionary? (Look up the word spelled empnew.)
What Greek word is translated “still” in the NIV and in the interlinear Bible?
What does this Greek word express?
Was Saul starting to wear down and run out of steam in his persecution? Why do you know this?
4. Read Acts 14:1-7
Interlinear: Acts 14:5 – What Greek word is translated “a rush?”
Linguistic Key: Acts 14:5 – What does the above word mean?
What is this word emphasizing about the action (“a rush”)?
Strong’s Expanded: Find the word in Strong’s expanded Dictionary.
(Do not use the number #3995 listed in the Linguistic Key.)