ἐμνήσθησαν οἱ μαθηταὶ (John 2:17)

The estimated reading time for this post is 45 seconds

Title:  His Disciples Remembered

The text is:

ἐμνήσθησαν οἱ μαθηταὶ αὐτοῦ ὅτι γεγραμμένον ἐστίν· ὁ ζῆλος τοῦ οἴκου σου καταφάγεταί με

“ἐμνήσθησαν”:  third person, plural, aorist, indicative verb meaning “remembered”.

“οἱ”:  masculine, plural, nominative article meaning “the”, but it is not rendered into English here.

“μαθηταὶ”:  masculine, plural, nominative noun meaning “disciples”.

“αὐτοῦ”: third person, personal, masculine, singular, genitive pronoun meaning “his”.

“ὅτι”:  subordinating conjunction meaning “that”.

“γεγραμμένον”:  perfect, passive, participial, neuter, singular, nominative verb meaning “written”.

“ἐστίν”:  third person, singular, present, indicative verb meaning “it is”.

“ὁ”:  masculine, singular, nominative article meaning “the”.

“ζῆλος”:  masculine, singular, nominative noun meaning “zeal”.

“τοῦ”:  masculine, singular, genitive article meaning “the”, but it is not rendered into English here.

“οἴκου”:  masculine, singular, genitive noun meaning “of house”.

“σου”:  second person, personal, singular, genitive pronoun meaning “your”.

“καταφάγεταί”:  third person, singular, middle, indicative verb meaning “will devour” or “will consume”.

“με”:  first person, personal, singular, accusative pronoun meaning “me”.

The meaning of this verse is, “His disciples remembered that it is written, ‘The zeal of your house will consume me.'”

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

CC BY 4.0 ἐμνήσθησαν οἱ μαθηταὶ (John 2:17) by Dennis Glover is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Post Navigation