Parallel Verses

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:

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 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.

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.

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.

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 
Usage: 519

the grace
χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

χαίρω 
Chairo 
Usage: 60

παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

πᾶς 
Pas 
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 And news of them came to the ears of the church at Jerusalem: and they sent Barnabas as far as Antioch: 23 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: 24 For he was a good man and full of the Holy Spirit and of faith: and a great number were joined to the Lord.


Cross References

Acts 13:43

Now when the meeting was ended, a number of the Jews and of the God-fearing Gentiles who had become Jews, went after Paul and Barnabas: who put before them how important it was to keep on in the grace of God.

Acts 14:22

Making strong the souls of the disciples, saying to them that they were to keep the faith, and that we have to go through troubles of all sorts to come into the kingdom of God.

Acts 14:26

And from there they went by ship to Antioch, where they had been handed over to the grace of God for the work which they had not done.

Acts 20:24

But I put no value on my life, if only at the end of it I may see the work complete which was given to me by the Lord Jesus, to be a witness of the good news of the grace of God.

Colossians 1:6

Which has come to you; and which in all the world is giving fruit and increase, as it has done in you from the day when it came to your ears and you had true knowledge of the grace of God;

2 Timothy 3:10

But you took as your example my teaching, behaviour, purpose, and faith; my long waiting, my love, my quiet undergoing of trouble;

Deuteronomy 10:20

Let the fear of the Lord your God be before you, give him worship and be true to him at all times, taking your oaths in his name.

Deuteronomy 30:20

In loving the Lord your God, hearing his voice and being true to him: for he is your life and by him will your days be long: so that you may go on living in the land which the Lord gave by an oath to your fathers, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.

Joshua 22:5

Only take great care to do the orders and the law which Moses, the Lord's servant, gave you; to have love for the Lord your God and to go in all his ways; and to keep his laws and to be true to him and to be his servants with all your heart and with all your soul.

Joshua 23:8

But be true to the Lord your God as you have been till this day.

Joshua 23:8

But be true to the Lord your God as you have been till this day.

Proverbs 23:15

My son, if your heart becomes wise, I, even I, will be glad in heart;

Proverbs 23:28

Yes, she is waiting secretly like a beast for its food, and deceit by her is increased among men.

Daniel 1:8

And Daniel had come to the decision that he would not make himself unclean with the king's food or wine; so he made a request to the captain of the unsexed servants that he might not make himself unclean.

Matthew 16:24

Then Jesus said to his disciples, If any man would come after me, let him give up all, and take up his cross, and come after me.

Mark 2:5

And Jesus, seeing their faith, said to him, Son, you have forgiveness for your sins.

John 8:31-32

Then Jesus said to the Jews who had faith in him, If you keep my word, then you are truly my disciples;

John 15:4

Be in me at all times as I am in you. As the branch is not able to give fruit of itself, if it is not still on the vine, so you are not able to do so if you are not in me.

Acts 15:40

But Paul took Silas and went away with the blessing of the brothers.

Acts 20:32

And now, I give you into the care of God and the word of his grace, which is able to make you strong and to give you your heritage among all the saints.

1 Corinthians 15:58

For this cause, my dear brothers, be strong in purpose and unmoved, ever giving yourselves to the work of the Lord, because you are certain that your work is not without effect in the Lord.

2 Corinthians 1:17

If then I had such a purpose, did I seem to be changing suddenly? or am I guided in my purposes by the flesh, saying, Yes, today, and, No, tomorrow?

1 Thessalonians 1:3-4

Having ever in mind your work of faith and acts of love and the strength of your hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father;

1 Thessalonians 3:2-5

We sent Timothy, our brother and God's servant in the good news of Christ, to give you strength and comfort in your faith;

2 Timothy 1:4-5

Desiring to see you, keeping in my memory your weeping, so that I may be full of joy;

Hebrews 10:19-26

So then, my brothers, being able to go into the holy place without fear, because of the blood of Jesus,

Hebrews 10:32-39

But give thought to the days after you had seen the light, when you went through a great war of troubles;

2 Peter 1:4-9

And through this he has given us the hope of great rewards highly to be valued; so that by them we might have our part in God's being, and be made free from the destruction which is in the world through the desires of the flesh.

2 Peter 3:17-18

For this reason, my loved ones, having knowledge of these things before they take place, take care that you are not turned away by the error of the uncontrolled, so falling from your true faith.

1 John 2:28

And now, my children, keep your hearts in him; so that at his revelation, we may have no fear or shame before him at his coming.

3 John 1:4

I have no greater joy than to have news that my children are walking in the true way.

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