25For you were going astray like sheep; but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.
For
StrongsID:
g1063
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
γάρ
Transliteration:
gár
Pronounciation:
gar
Part of Speech:
Conjunction
Strongs Glossary:
a primary particle; properly, assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles):--and, as, because (that), but, even, for, indeed, no doubt, seeing, then, therefore, verily, what, why, yet.
ye
were
StrongsID:
g2258
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἦν
Transliteration:
ēn
Pronounciation:
ane
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
imperfect of εἰμί; I (thou, etc.) was (wast or were):--+ agree, be, X have (+ charge of), hold, use, was(-t), were.
as
StrongsID:
g5613
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ὡς
Transliteration:
hōs
Pronounciation:
hoce
Part of Speech:
Adverb
Strongs Glossary:
probably adverb of comparative from ὅς; which how, i.e. in that manner (very variously used, as follows):--about, after (that), (according) as (it had been, it were), as soon (as), even as (like), for, how (greatly), like (as, unto), since, so (that), that, to wit, unto, when(-soever), while, X with all speed.
sheep
StrongsID:
g4263
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
πρόβατον
Transliteration:
próbaton
Pronounciation:
prob'-at-on
Part of Speech:
Noun Neuter
Strongs Glossary:
probably neuter of a presumed derivative of προβαίνω; something that walks forward (a quadruped), i.e. (specially), a sheep (literally or figuratively):--sheep(-fold).
going
astray
StrongsID:
g4105
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
πλανάω
Transliteration:
planáō
Pronounciation:
plan-ah'-o
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
from πλάνη; to (properly, cause to) roam (from safety, truth, or virtue):--go astray, deceive, err, seduce, wander, be out of the way.
but
StrongsID:
g235
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἀλλά
Transliteration:
allá
Pronounciation:
al-lah'
Part of Speech:
Conjunction
Strongs Glossary:
neuter plural of ἄλλος; properly, other things, i.e. (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations):--and, but (even), howbeit, indeed, nay, nevertheless, no, notwithstanding, save, therefore, yea, yet.
are
StrongsID:
g1994
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἐπιστρέφω
Transliteration:
epistréphō
Pronounciation:
ep-ee-stref'-o
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
from ἐπί and στρέφω; to revert (literally, figuratively or morally):--come (go) again, convert, (re-)turn (about, again).
now
StrongsID:
g3568
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
νῦν
Transliteration:
nŷn
Pronounciation:
noon
Part of Speech:
Adverb
Strongs Glossary:
a primary particle of present time; "now" (as adverb of date, a transition or emphasis); also as noun or adjective present or immediate:--henceforth, + hereafter, of late, soon, present, this (time). See also τανῦν, νυνί.
returned
StrongsID:
g1994
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἐπιστρέφω
Transliteration:
epistréphō
Pronounciation:
ep-ee-stref'-o
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
from ἐπί and στρέφω; to revert (literally, figuratively or morally):--come (go) again, convert, (re-)turn (about, again).
unto
StrongsID:
g1909
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἐπί
Transliteration:
epí
Pronounciation:
ep-ee'
Part of Speech:
Preposition
Strongs Glossary:
a primary preposition; properly, meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution (with the genitive case), i.e. over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc.:--about (the times), above, after, against, among, as long as (touching), at, beside, X have charge of, (be-, (where-))fore, in (a place, as much as, the time of, -to), (because) of, (up-)on (behalf of), over, (by, for) the space of, through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), with. In compounds it retains essentially the same import, at, upon, etc. (literally or figuratively).
the
Shepherd
StrongsID:
g4166
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ποιμήν
Transliteration:
poimḗn
Pronounciation:
poy-mane'
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
of uncertain affinity; a shepherd (literally or figuratively):--shepherd, pastor.
and
StrongsID:
g2532
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
καί
Transliteration:
kaí
Pronounciation:
kahee
Part of Speech:
Conjunction
Strongs Glossary:
apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words:--and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Bishop
StrongsID:
g1985
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἐπίσκοπος
Transliteration:
epískopos
Pronounciation:
ep-is'-kop-os
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
from ἐπί and σκοπός (in the sense of ἐπισκοπέω); a superintendent, i.e. Christian officer in genitive case charge of a (or the) church (literally or figuratively):--bishop, overseer.
of
your
StrongsID:
g5216
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ὑμῶν
Transliteration:
hymōn
Pronounciation:
hoo-mone'
Part of Speech:
Strongs Glossary:
genitive case of ὑμεῖς; of (from or concerning) you:--ye, you, your (own, -selves).
souls
StrongsID:
g5590
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ψυχή
Transliteration:
psychḗ
Pronounciation:
psoo-khay'
Part of Speech:
Noun Feminine
Strongs Glossary:
from ψύχω; breath, i.e. (by implication) spirit, abstractly or concretely (the animal sentient principle only; thus distinguished on the one hand from πνεῦμα, which is the rational and immortal soul; and on the other from ζωή, which is mere vitality, even of plants: these terms thus exactly correspond respectively to the Hebrew נֶפֶשׁ, רוּחַ and חַי):--heart (+ -ily), life, mind, soul, + us, + you.