Acts 11:23



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then when he arrived and witnessed the grace of God, he rejoiced and began to encourage them all with resolute heart to remain true to the Lord;

King James Version

Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would cleave unto the Lord.

Holman Bible

When he arrived and saw the grace of God, he was glad, and he encouraged all of them to remain true to the Lord with a firm resolve of the heart-

International Standard Version

When he arrived, he rejoiced to see what the grace of God had done, and with hearty determination he kept encouraging all of them to remain faithful to the Lord,

A Conservative Version

who, having arrived, and having seen the grace of God, rejoiced. And he encouraged all, with purpose of heart, to remain in the Lord.

American Standard Version

who, when he was come, and had seen the grace of God, was glad; and he exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would cleave unto the Lord:

Amplified

When he arrived and saw what grace (favor) God was bestowing upon them, he was full of joy; and he continuously exhorted (warned, urged, and encouraged) them all to cleave unto and remain faithful to and devoted to the Lord with [resolute and steady] purpose of heart.

An Understandable Version

When he got there and saw how God was favoring the people [with salvation] he was very happy and [stayed on and] encouraged everyone to remain close to the Lord with a heartfelt purpose.

Anderson New Testament

When he had come, and had seen the grace of God, he rejoiced; and he exhorted them all to remain, with purpose of heart, faithful to the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

Who, when he came and saw the grace of God, was glad; and he made clear to them the need of keeping near the Lord with all the strength of their hearts:

Common New Testament

When he arrived and saw the grace of God, he was glad and encouraged them all to remain true to the Lord with all their hearts;

Daniel Mace New Testament

who upon his arrival there, was glad to see such effects of the divine grace, and exhorted them all to remain firmly attach'd to the christian profession:

Darby Translation

who, having arrived and seeing the grace of God, rejoiced, and exhorted all with purpose of heart to abide with the Lord;

Godbey New Testament

Who, coming, and seeing the grace of God, rejoiced, and continued to exhort all, with purpose of heart to abide with the Lord:

Goodspeed New Testament

When he reached there and saw the favor God had shown them, he was delighted, and encouraged them all to be resolute and steadfast in their devotion to the Lord,

John Wesley New Testament

Who coming and seeing the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all, to cleave unto the Lord with full purpose of heart.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Who, when he came and had seen the grace of God, was glad and exhorted them all to remain in their purpose of heart in the Lord.

Julia Smith Translation

Who, having been present, and seen the grace of God, rejoiced, and besought them all, with purpose of heart, to remain to the Lord.

King James 2000

Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would cling unto the Lord.

Lexham Expanded Bible

who, [when he] arrived and saw the grace of God, rejoiced and encouraged [them] all to remain true to the Lord with {devoted hearts},

Modern King James verseion

who was glad when he had come and had seen the grace of God. And he exhorted all with purpose of heart to remain near to the Lord.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Which when he was come, and had seen the grace of God, was glad: and exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would continually cleave unto the Lord.

Moffatt New Testament

When he came and saw the grace of God he rejoiced, and encouraged them all to hold by the Lord with heartfelt purpose

Montgomery New Testament

When he arrived, and saw the grace of God, he was glad, and he encouraged them all to remain faithful to the Lord, with full purpose of heart;

NET Bible

When he came and saw the grace of God, he rejoiced and encouraged them all to remain true to the Lord with devoted hearts,

New Heart English Bible

who, when he had come, and had seen the grace of God, was glad. He exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they should remain near to the Lord.

New simplified Bible

When he arrived he saw the grace of God and was glad. He exhorted them all to remain true to the Lord as their only purpose of heart.

Noyes New Testament

who, when he came, and saw the grace of God, rejoiced, and exhorted all to cleave to the Lord with purpose of heart;

Sawyer New Testament

who having come and seen the grace of God rejoiced, and exhorted all to adhere to the Lord with the purpose of the heart;

The Emphasized Bible

Who, arriving, and seeing the favour which was of God, rejoiced, and went on to beseech all, with the purpose of their heart, to abide inthe Lord;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Who, when he arrived there, and beheld the grace of God, rejoiced, and exhorted them all, with full purpose of heart to adhere to the Lord.

Twentieth Century New Testament

On coming there he saw to his great joy these tokens of the loving-kindness of God, and encouraged them all to make up their minds to be faithful to the Lord--

Webster

Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all that with purpose of heart they would cleave to the Lord.

Weymouth New Testament

On getting there he was delighted to see the grace which God had bestowed; and he encouraged them all to remain, with fixed resolve, faithful to the Lord.

Williams New Testament

When he reached there and saw the spiritual blessing God had given them, he was delighted, and continuously encouraged them all with hearty purpose to continue to be devoted to the Lord;

World English Bible

who, when he had come, and had seen the grace of God, was glad. He exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they should remain near to the Lord.

Worrell New Testament

who, having come, and having seen the grace of God, rejoiced, and was exhorting all that, with purpose of heart, they should cleave to the Lord;

Worsley New Testament

Who, when he was come, and saw the grace of God, rejoiced, and exhorted them all with steadiness of heart to adhere to the Lord.

Youngs Literal Translation

who, having come, and having seen the grace of God, was glad, and was exhorting all with purpose of heart to cleave to the Lord,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Who
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

when he came
παραγίνομαι 
Paraginomai 
come , be present , go
Usage: 33

and



and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

εἴδω 
Eido 
know , cannot tell , know how , wist , , see , behold , look , perceive , vr see , vr know
Usage: 519

the grace
χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151

of God
θεός 
theos 
God , god , godly , God-ward ,
Usage: 1151

χαίρω 
Chairo 
Usage: 60

παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

πᾶς 
Pas 
all , all things , every , all men , whosoever , everyone , whole , all manner of , every man , no Trans , every thing , any , whatsoever , whosoever 9 , always , daily , any thing , no , not tr ,
Usage: 704

that with purpose
πρόθεσις 
Prothesis 
Usage: 9

of heart
καρδία 
Kardia 
Usage: 116

προσμένω 
Prosmeno 
continue with , continue in , be with , cleave unto , tarry , abide still
Usage: 4

Context Readings

Developments In The Church In Antioch

22 The news about them reached the ears of the church at Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas off to Antioch. 23 Then when he arrived and witnessed the grace of God, he rejoiced and began to encourage them all with resolute heart to remain true to the Lord; 24 for he was a good man, and full of the Holy Spirit and of faith And considerable numbers were brought to the Lord.


Cross References

Acts 13:43

Now when the meeting of the synagogue had broken up, many of the Jews and of the God-fearing proselytes followed Paul and Barnabas, who, speaking to them, were urging them to continue in the grace of God.

Acts 14:22

strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying, "Through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God."

Acts 14:26

From there they sailed to Antioch, from which they had been commended to the grace of God for the work that they had accomplished.

Acts 20:24

"But I do not consider my life of any account as dear to myself, so that I may finish my course and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify solemnly of the gospel of the grace of God.

Colossians 1:6

which has come to you, just as in all the world also it is constantly bearing fruit and increasing, even as it has been doing in you also since the day you heard of it and understood the grace of God in truth;

2 Timothy 3:10

Now you followed my teaching, conduct, purpose, faith, patience, love, perseverance,

Deuteronomy 10:20

"You shall fear the LORD your God; you shall serve Him and cling to Him, and you shall swear by His name.

Deuteronomy 30:20

by loving the LORD your God, by obeying His voice, and by holding fast to Him; for this is your life and the length of your days, that you may live in the land which the LORD swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, to give them."

Joshua 22:5

"Only be very careful to observe the commandment and the law which Moses the servant of the LORD commanded you, to love the LORD your God and walk in all His ways and keep His commandments and hold fast to Him and serve Him with all your heart and with all your soul."

Joshua 23:8

"But you are to cling to the LORD your God, as you have done to this day.

Psalm 17:3

You have tried my heart; You have visited me by night; You have tested me and You find nothing; I have purposed that my mouth will not transgress.

Proverbs 23:15

My son, if your heart is wise, My own heart also will be glad;

Proverbs 23:28

Surely she lurks as a robber, And increases the faithless among men.

Daniel 1:8

But Daniel made up his mind that he would not defile himself with the king's choice food or with the wine which he drank; so he sought permission from the commander of the officials that he might not defile himself.

Matthew 16:24

Then Jesus said to His disciples, "If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me.

Mark 2:5

And Jesus seeing their faith said to the paralytic, "Son, your sins are forgiven."

John 8:31-32

So Jesus was saying to those Jews who had believed Him, "If you continue in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine;

John 15:4

"Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself unless it abides in the vine, so neither can you unless you abide in Me.

Acts 15:40

But Paul chose Silas and left, being committed by the brethren to the grace of the Lord.

Acts 20:32

"And now I commend you to God and to the word of His grace, which is able to build you up and to give you the inheritance among all those who are sanctified.

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.

2 Corinthians 1:17

Therefore, I was not vacillating when I intended to do this, was I? Or what I purpose, do I purpose according to the flesh, so that with me there will be yes, yes and no, no at the same time?

1 Thessalonians 1:3-4

constantly bearing in mind your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father,

1 Thessalonians 3:2-5

and we sent Timothy, our brother and God's fellow worker in the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you as to your faith,

2 Timothy 1:4-5

longing to see you, even as I recall your tears, so that I may be filled with joy.

Hebrews 10:19-26

Therefore, brethren, since we have confidence to enter the holy place by the blood of Jesus,

Hebrews 10:32-39

But remember the former days, when, after being enlightened, you endured a great conflict of sufferings,

2 Peter 1:4-9

For by these He has granted to us His precious and magnificent promises, so that by them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world by lust.

2 Peter 3:17-18

You therefore, beloved, knowing this beforehand, be on your guard so that you are not carried away by the error of unprincipled men and fall from your own steadfastness,

1 John 2:28

Now, little children, abide in Him, so that when He appears, we may have confidence and not shrink away from Him in shame at His coming.

3 John 1:4

I have no greater joy than this, to hear of my children walking in the truth.



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