Matthew 8:32 Go.

Spoken to: 

audience

Context: 

Spoken to two men possessed by "devils" after they asked to be tossing into swine.

Greek : 

Literal Verse: 

Depart, [all of you]!

KJV : 

Interesting and Hidden Aspects: 

For more on understanding "demons", you can read this article on the Greek word for "demon" and word that seem related words in Christian teaching or to this article on modern language equivalents.

NIV : 

Matthew 14:31 All right, go!

My Takeaway: 

Everything troubling our minds eventually passes.

Greek Vocabulary: 

Ὑπάγετε (2nd pl pres imperat act) "Go" is hypago, which means "to lead under", "to bring under", "to bring a person before judgment", "to lead on by degrees", "to take away from beneath", "to withdraw", "to go away", "to retire", "to draw off," and "off with you."

KJV Analysis: 

Go -- The term translated as "go" means "to lead under", "to go under," or "to depart." It means to bring under one's power and to lead on, but Jesus usually uses it to mean "go away" and "depart." It is a common word for Jesus to use in sending people away. Here it is in the 2nd person, plural in the form of a command. In English, we cannot see the number of people a simple command is aimed as so adding "all of you" captures additional information in the Greek verb.

KJV Translation Issues: 

0

NIV Analysis: 

All right, -- (IP) There is nothing that can be translated as "all right" in the Greek source.

go! -- The term translated as "go" means "to lead under", "to go under," or "to depart." It means to bring under one's power and to lead on, but Jesus usually uses it to mean "go away" and "depart." It is a common word for Jesus to use in sending people away. Here it is in the 2nd person, plural in the form of a command. In English, we cannot see the number of people a simple command is aimed as so adding "all of you" captures additional information in the Greek verb.

NIV Translation Issues: 

1

IP - Inserted Phrase-- The phrase "all right" doesn't exist in the source.

The Spoken Version: 

“What did you say to the men to drive out their demons,” I asked.
He smiled.
“Go!” he said.
“That was all?” I asked.
He nodded.

Front Page Date: 

Aug 2 2020