εἶναι

Lemma: εἶναι
Literated: eînai
Pronounce: i'-nahee
Part of Speech: Verb
Part of Speech: present infinitive from εἰμί; to exist:--am, was. come, is, X lust after, X please well, there is, to be, was.
Language: Greek
When Jesus came into the coasts of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, saying, Whom do men say that I the Son of man am?
He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am?
Then answered Peter, and said unto Jesus, Lord, it is good for us to be here: if thou wilt, let us make here three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias.
Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.
And whosoever will be chief among you, let him be your servant:
The same day came to him the Sadducees, which say that there is no resurrection, and asked him,
But when they saw him walking upon the sea, they supposed it had been a spirit, and cried out:
And Jesus went out, and his disciples, into the towns of Caesarea Philippi: and by the way he asked his disciples, saying unto them, Whom do men say that I am?
And he saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am? And Peter answereth and saith unto him, Thou art the Christ.
And Peter answered and said to Jesus, Master, it is good for us to be here: and let us make three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias.
And he sat down, and called the twelve, and saith unto them, If any man desire to be first, the same shall be last of all, and servant of all.
Then come unto him the Sadducees, which say there is no resurrection; and they asked him, saying,
Ye have heard the blasphemy: what think ye? And they all condemned him to be guilty of death.
And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage of David:)
And so it was, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered.
But they, supposing him to have been in the company, went a day's journey; and they sought him among their kinsfolk and acquaintance.
And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me? wist ye not that I must be about my Father's business?
And devils also came out of many, crying out, and saying, Thou art Christ the Son of God. And he rebuking them suffered them not to speak: for they knew that he was Christ.
And it came to pass, when he was in a certain city, behold a man full of leprosy: who seeing Jesus fell on his face, and besought him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean.
Now the man out of whom the devils were departed besought him that he might be with him: but Jesus sent him away, saying,
And it came to pass, as he was alone praying, his disciples were with him: and he asked them, saying, Whom say the people that I am?
And it came to pass, as he was alone praying, his disciples were with him: and he asked them, saying, Whom say the people that I am?
He said unto them, But whom say ye that I am? Peter answering said, The Christ of God.
And it came to pass, as they departed from him, Peter said unto Jesus, Master, it is good for us to be here: and let us make three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias: not knowing what he said.
And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.
I say unto you, Though he will not rise and give him, because he is his friend, yet because of his importunity he will rise and give him as many as he needeth.
If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
And whosoever doth not bear his cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple.
So likewise, whosoever he be of you that forsaketh not all that he hath, he cannot be my disciple.
And as they heard these things, he added and spake a parable, because he was nigh to Jerusalem, and because they thought that the kingdom of God should immediately appear.
But and if we say, Of men; all the people will stone us: for they be persuaded that John was a prophet.
And they watched him, and sent forth spies, which should feign themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words, that so they might deliver him unto the power and authority of the governor.
Then came to him certain of the Sadducees, which deny that there is any resurrection; and they asked him,
And he said unto them, How say they that Christ is David's son?
And there was also a strife among them, which of them should be accounted the greatest.
And they began to accuse him, saying, We found this fellow perverting the nation, and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, saying that he himself is Christ a King.
And Nathanael said unto him, Can there any good thing come out of Nazareth? Philip saith unto him, Come and see.
For there is no man that doeth any thing in secret, and he himself seeketh to be known openly. If thou do these things, shew thyself to the world.
And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self with the glory which I had with thee before the world was.
And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one to another, What meaneth this?
And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that ought of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common.
For before these days rose up Theudas, boasting himself to be somebody; to whom a number of men, about four hundred, joined themselves: who was slain; and all, as many as obeyed him, were scattered, and brought to nought.
But there was a certain man, called Simon, which beforetime in the same city used sorcery, and bewitched the people of Samaria, giving out that himself was some great one:
And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.
And as John fulfilled his course, he said, Whom think ye that I am? I am not he. But, behold, there cometh one after me, whose shoes of his feet I am not worthy to loose.
For so hath the Lord commanded us, saying, I have set thee to be a light of the Gentiles, that thou shouldest be for salvation unto the ends of the earth.
And on the sabbath we went out of the city by a river side, where prayer was wont to be made; and we sat down, and spake unto the women which resorted thither.
And when she was baptized, and her household, she besought us, saying, If ye have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house, and abide there. And she constrained us.
Whom Jason hath received: and these all do contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, one Jesus.
Then certain philosophers of the Epicureans, and of the Stoicks, encountered him. And some said, What will this babbler say? other some, He seemeth to be a setter forth of strange gods: because he preached unto them Jesus, and the resurrection.
For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears: we would know therefore what these things mean.
Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device.
And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them, and wrought: for by their occupation they were tentmakers.
But if it be a question of words and names, and of your law, look ye to it; for I will be no judge of such matters.
For he mightily convinced the Jews, and that publickly, shewing by the scriptures that Jesus was Christ.
And it came to pass, that, while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul having passed through the upper coasts came to Ephesus: and finding certain disciples,
For the Sadducees say that there is no resurrection, neither angel, nor spirit: but the Pharisees confess both.
And when we had launched from thence, we sailed under Cyprus, because the winds were contrary.
Howbeit they looked when he should have swollen, or fallen down dead suddenly: but after they had looked a great while, and saw no harm come to him, they changed their minds, and said that he was a god.
For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:
Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,
And art confident that thou thyself art a guide of the blind, a light of them which are in darkness,
What then? are we better than they? No, in no wise: for we have before proved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin;
To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus.
And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also:
For the promise, that he should be the heir of the world, was not to Abraham, or to his seed, through the law, but through the righteousness of faith.
Therefore it is of faith, that it might be by grace; to the end the promise might be sure to all the seed; not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham; who is the father of us all,
Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord.
So then if, while her husband liveth, she be married to another man, she shall be called an adulteress: but if her husband be dead, she is free from that law; so that she is no adulteress, though she be married to another man.
For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.
For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh:
I know, and am persuaded by the Lord Jesus, that there is nothing unclean of itself: but to him that esteemeth any thing to be unclean, to him it is unclean.
That I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles might be acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Ghost.
For your obedience is come abroad unto all men. I am glad therefore on your behalf: but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good, and simple concerning evil.
Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.
For I would that all men were even as I myself. But every man hath his proper gift of God, one after this manner, and another after that.
Now concerning virgins I have no commandment of the Lord: yet I give my judgment, as one that hath obtained mercy of the Lord to be faithful.
I suppose therefore that this is good for the present distress, I say, that it is good for a man so to be.
But I would have you without carefulness. He that is unmarried careth for the things that belong to the Lord, how he may please the Lord:
Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.
But if any man seem to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither the churches of God.
For there must be also heresies among you, that they which are approved may be made manifest among you.
And those members of the body, which we think to be less honourable, upon these we bestow more abundant honour; and our uncomely parts have more abundant comeliness.
If any man think himself to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him acknowledge that the things that I write unto you are the commandments of the Lord.
Wherefore we labour, that, whether present or absent, we may be accepted of him.
For behold this selfsame thing, that ye sorrowed after a godly sort, what carefulness it wrought in you, yea, what clearing of yourselves, yea, what indignation, yea, what fear, yea, what vehement desire, yea, what zeal, yea, what revenge! In all things ye have approved yourselves to be clear in this matter.
Therefore I thought it necessary to exhort the brethren, that they would go before unto you, and make up beforehand your bounty, whereof ye had notice before, that the same might be ready, as a matter of bounty, and not as of covetousness.
Do ye look on things after the outward appearance? If any man trust to himself that he is Christ's, let him of himself think this again, that, as he is Christ's, even so are we Christ's.
I say again, Let no man think me a fool; if otherwise, yet as a fool receive me, that I may boast myself a little.
But of these who seemed to be somewhat, (whatsoever they were, it maketh no matter to me: God accepteth no man's person:) for they who seemed to be somewhat in conference added nothing to me:
And when James, Cephas, and John, who seemed to be pillars, perceived the grace that was given unto me, they gave to me and Barnabas the right hands of fellowship; that we should go unto the heathen, and they unto the circumcision.
Tell me, ye that desire to be under the law, do ye not hear the law?
For if a man think himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.
According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:
That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ.
That the Gentiles should be fellowheirs, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ by the gospel:
For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better:
Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God:
Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ,
Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ,
Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.
Nor of men sought we glory, neither of you, nor yet of others, when we might have been burdensome, as the apostles of Christ.
Desiring to be teachers of the law; understanding neither what they say, nor whereof they affirm.
But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence.
A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself.
That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate;
And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,
For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre;
That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience.
That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children,
Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well in all things; not answering again;
Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,
To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.
For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat.
By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaketh.
Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.
Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.
If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain.
Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.
Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God.
By Silvanus, a faithful brother unto you, as I suppose, I have written briefly, exhorting, and testifying that this is the true grace of God wherein ye stand.
He that saith he is in the light, and hateth his brother, is in darkness even until now.
I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars:
I know thy works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but thou art rich) and I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.
Behold, I will make them of the synagogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie; behold, I will make them to come and worship before thy feet, and to know that I have loved thee.
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