2 Peter 1:21
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Berean Study Bible
For no such prophecy was ever brought forth by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.

Young's Literal Translation
for not by will of man did ever prophecy come, but by the Holy Spirit borne on holy men of God spake.

King James Bible
For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake [as they were] moved by the Holy Ghost.

γὰρ (gar)
Strong's 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

οὐ (ou)
Strong's 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

προφητεία (prophēteia)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's 4394: Prophecy, prophesying; the gift of communicating and enforcing revealed truth. From prophetes; prediction.

{was} ever
ποτέ (pote)
Strong's 4218: At one time or other, at some time, formerly. From the base of pou and te; indefinite adverb, at some time, ever.

brought about
ἠνέχθη (ēnechthē)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 5342: To carry, bear, bring; I conduct, lead; perhaps: I make publicly known. A primary verb.

through human initiative,
θελήματι (thelēmati)
Noun - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's 2307: An act of will, will; plur: wishes, desires. From the prolonged form of ethelo; a determination, i.e. choice or inclination.

ἀλλὰ (alla)
Strong's 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

ἄνθρωποι (anthrōpoi)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 444: A man, one of the human race. From aner and ops; man-faced, i.e. A human being.

ἐλάλησαν (elalēsan)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 2980: A prolonged form of an otherwise obsolete verb; to talk, i.e. Utter words.

ἀπὸ (apo)
Strong's 575: From, away from. A primary particle; 'off, ' i.e. Away, in various senses.

Θεοῦ (Theou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.

as they were carried along
φερόμενοι (pheromenoi)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 5342: To carry, bear, bring; I conduct, lead; perhaps: I make publicly known. A primary verb.

ὑπὸ (hypo)
Strong's 5259: A primary preposition; under, i.e. of place, or with verbs; of place (underneath) or where (below) or time (when).

[the] Holy
Ἁγίου (Hagiou)
Adjective - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's 40: Set apart by (or for) God, holy, sacred. From hagos; sacred.

Πνεύματος (Pneumatos)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's 4151: Wind, breath, spirit.


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