Acts 20:35



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"In everything I showed you that by working hard in this manner you must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He Himself said, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"

King James Version

I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

International Standard Version

In every way I showed you that by working hard like this we should help the weak and remember the words that the Lord Jesus himself said, "It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"

A Conservative Version

I gave you a glimpse of all things, that so laboring ye ought to aid the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he himself said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

American Standard Version

In all things I gave you an example, that so laboring ye ought to help the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he himself said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

Amplified

In everything I have pointed out to you [by example] that, by working diligently in this manner, we ought to assist the weak, being mindful of the words of the Lord Jesus, how He Himself said, It is more blessed (makes one happier and more to be envied) to give than to receive.

An Understandable Version

I have demonstrated before you a [good] example in all [these] things, so that you [too] will work hard to help those who are [physically] weak. [Also] remember the words of the Lord Jesus who Himself said, 'It is a greater blessing [for you] to give [to people's needs] than to receive [help yourselves].' "

Anderson New Testament

In all things I have taught you by ex ample, that by thus laboring, you ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus; for he himself said, It is more blessed to give, than to receive.

Bible in Basic English

In all things I was an example to you of how, in your lives, you are to give help to the feeble, and keep in memory the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, There is a greater blessing in giving than in getting.

Common New Testament

In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"

Daniel Mace New Testament

my constant example has shown you that the disabled should be assisted by your labours, remembring the words of the Lord Jesus, who said, "it is a greater happiness to give than to receive."

Darby Translation

I have shewed you all things, that thus labouring we ought to come in aid of the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he himself said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

Godbey New Testament

I have shown you all things, that it so behooveth you laboring to assist the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

Goodspeed New Testament

I showed you in every way that by hard work like that we must help those who are weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, for he said, 'It makes one happier to give than to be given to.' "

Holman Bible

In every way I've shown you that by laboring like this, it is necessary to help the weak and to keep in mind the words of the Lord Jesus, for He said, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.' "

John Wesley New Testament

I have shewed you all things, that thus labouring ye ought to help the infirm, and to remember the word of the Lord Jesus, which he himself said, It is happier to give than to receive.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I have showed you in all things how that so labouring, ye ought to support the weak and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

Julia Smith Translation

I shewed you all things, that so being wearied ye must support the weak, and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that himself said, It is happy to give rather than receive.

King James 2000

I have showed you all things, how that so laboring you ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I have shown you [with respect to] all [things] that [by] working hard in this way it is necessary to help those who are in need, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus that he himself said, "It is more blessed to give than to receive."

Modern King James verseion

I have shown you all things, that working in this way we ought to help the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He Himself said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I have showed you all things, how that so laboring ye ought to receive the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how that he said, 'It is more blessed to give, than to receive.'"

Moffatt New Testament

I showed you how this was the way to work hard and succour the needy, remembering the words of the Lord Jesus, who said, 'To give is happier than to get.'"

Montgomery New Testament

"In all things I have set you an example, how that so toiling, you ought to help the weak and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, "It is more blessed to give than to receive."

NET Bible

By all these things, I have shown you that by working in this way we must help the weak, and remember the words of the Lord Jesus that he himself said, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"

New Heart English Bible

In all things I gave you an example, that so laboring you ought to help the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he himself said, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"

New simplified Bible

In all things I gave you an example. You by laboring should help the weak. Remember the words of the Lord Jesus: It is more blessed to give than to receive.

Noyes New Testament

In all ways I showed you that so laboring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he himself said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

Sawyer New Testament

I have showed you all things, that so laboring you ought to help the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

The Emphasized Bible

In all things, I gave you to understand, that, thus toiling, it behoves to be helping the weak, also to be keeping in mind the words of the Lord Jesus, that, he himself, said - Happy is it, rather to give than to receive!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

In all things I have set you the example, that so labouring hard ye ought to help the infirm, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, because he himself said, "It is more blessed to give than to receive."

Twentieth Century New Testament

I left nothing undone to show you that, laboring as I labored, you ought to help the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said himself-- 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"

Webster

I have shown you all things, that so laboring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

Weymouth New Testament

In all things I have set you an example, showing you that, by working as I do, you ought to help the weak, and to bear in mind the words of the Lord Jesus, how He Himself said, "'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"

Williams New Testament

In everything I showed you that by working hard like this we must help those who are weak, and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He said, 'It makes one happier to give than to get.'"

World English Bible

In all things I gave you an example, that so laboring you ought to help the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he himself said, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"

Worrell New Testament

In all things I showed you that, thus laboring, ye ought to help the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He Himself said, "It is more blessed to give than to receive."

Worsley New Testament

I have shewed you in all things, that by labouring thus ye ought to support the infirm; and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, who said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

Youngs Literal Translation

all things I did shew you, that, thus labouring, it behoveth us to partake with the ailing, to be mindful also of the words of the Lord Jesus, that he himself said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὑποδείκνυμι 
Hupodeiknumi 
Usage: 3

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you , ye , your , not tr ,
Usage: 293

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

ὅτι 
Hoti 
that , for , because , how that , how ,
Usage: 764

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
so , thus , even so , on this wise , likewise , after this manner ,
Usage: 146

κοπιάω 
Kopiao 
Usage: 17

ye ought
δεῖ 
Dei 
Usage: 72

ἀντιλαμβάνομαι 
Antilambanomai 
Usage: 3

the weak
ἀσθενέω 
Astheneo 
be weak , be sick , sick , weak , impotent man , be diseased , be made weak
Usage: 34

and
τε 
Te 
and , both , then , whether , even , also , not tr s
Usage: 170

μνημονεύω 
Mnemoneuo 
Usage: 13

the words
λόγος 
Logos 
word , saying , account , speech , Word , thing , not tr ,
Usage: 256

of the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Lord , lord , master , sir , Sir ,
Usage: 643

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

ὅτι 
Hoti 
that , for , because , how that , how ,
Usage: 764

he

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

ἔπω 
Epo 
say , speak , tell , command , bid , , vr say
Usage: 824

It is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is , are , was , be , have , not tr , , vr is
Usage: 585

μᾶλλον 
Mallon 
more , rather , the more , better ,
Usage: 66

μακάριος 
Makarios 
Usage: 21

to give
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
give , grant , put , show , deliver , make ,
Usage: 254

ἤ 
or , than , either , or else , nor , not tr ,
Usage: 199

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Acts 20:35

Context Readings

Paul's Farewell To The Ephesian Elders

34 "You yourselves know that these hands ministered to my own needs and to the men who were with me. 35 "In everything I showed you that by working hard in this manner you must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He Himself said, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'" 36 When he had said these things, he knelt down and prayed with them all.


Cross References

Proverbs 19:17

One who is gracious to a poor man lends to the LORD, And He will repay him for his good deed.

Matthew 10:8

"Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, cast out demons. Freely you received, freely give.

2 Corinthians 8:9

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, so that you through His poverty might become rich.

Ephesians 4:28

He who steals must steal no longer; but rather he must labor, performing with his own hands what is good, so that he will have something to share with one who has need.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

We urge you, brethren, admonish the unruly, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with everyone.

Psalm 41:1-3

How blessed is he who considers the helpless; The LORD will deliver him in a day of trouble.

Psalm 112:5-9

It is well with the man who is gracious and lends; He will maintain his cause in judgment.

Isaiah 32:8

But the noble man devises noble plans; And by noble plans he stands.

Isaiah 35:3

Encourage the exhausted, and strengthen the feeble.

Isaiah 58:7-12

"Is it not to divide your bread with the hungry And bring the homeless poor into the house; When you see the naked, to cover him; And not to hide yourself from your own flesh?

Matthew 25:34-40

"Then the King will say to those on His right, 'Come, you who are blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

Luke 14:12-14

And He also went on to say to the one who had invited Him, "When you give a luncheon or a dinner, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbors, otherwise they may also invite you in return and that will be your repayment.

Acts 20:20

how I did not shrink from declaring to you anything that was profitable, and teaching you publicly and from house to house,

Acts 20:27

"For I did not shrink from declaring to you the whole purpose of God.

Romans 15:1

Now we who are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of those without strength and not just please ourselves.

1 Corinthians 9:12

If others share the right over you, do we not more? Nevertheless, we did not use this right, but we endure all things so that we will cause no hindrance to the gospel of Christ.

2 Corinthians 9:6-12

Now this I say, he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.

2 Corinthians 11:9

and when I was present with you and was in need, I was not a burden to anyone; for when the brethren came from Macedonia they fully supplied my need, and in everything I kept myself from being a burden to you, and will continue to do so.

2 Corinthians 11:12

But what I am doing I will continue to do, so that I may cut off opportunity from those who desire an opportunity to be regarded just as we are in the matter about which they are boasting.

2 Corinthians 12:13

For in what respect were you treated as inferior to the rest of the churches, except that I myself did not become a burden to you? Forgive me this wrong!

Philippians 4:17-20

Not that I seek the gift itself, but I seek for the profit which increases to your account.

1 Thessalonians 4:11

and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life and attend to your own business and work with your hands, just as we commanded you,

Hebrews 12:12-13

Therefore, strengthen the hands that are weak and the knees that are feeble,

Hebrews 13:3

Remember the prisoners, as though in prison with them, and those who are ill-treated, since you yourselves also are in the body.

Hebrews 13:16

And do not neglect doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.



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