Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

And when the Gentiles heard this they were glad and gave honor to the message of God [i.e., they accepted it as true]. And all those who were appointed [by God] to receive never ending life [through faith and obedience] became believers.

New American Standard Bible

When the Gentiles heard this, they began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord; and as many as had been appointed to eternal life believed.

King James Version

And when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord: and as many as were ordained to eternal life believed.

Holman Bible

When the Gentiles heard this, they rejoiced and glorified the message of the Lord, and all who had been appointed to eternal life believed.

International Standard Version

When the gentiles heard this, they began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord. Meanwhile, all who had been destined to eternal life believed,

A Conservative Version

And hearing this, the Gentiles were glad and glorified the word of the Lord. And as many as were appointed for eternal life believed.

American Standard Version

And as the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of God: and as many as were ordained to eternal life believed.

Amplified

And when the Gentiles heard this, they rejoiced and glorified (praised and gave thanks for) the Word of God; and as many as were destined (appointed and ordained) to eternal life believed (adhered to, trusted in, and relied on Jesus as the Christ and their Savior).

Anderson New Testament

When the Gentiles heard this they rejoiced, and glorified the word of the Lord; and as many as were determined to obtain eternal life, believed.

Bible in Basic English

And the Gentiles, hearing this, were glad and gave glory to the word of God: and those marked out by God for eternal life had faith.

Common New Testament

When the Gentiles heard this, they were glad and glorified the word of the Lord; and as many as were appointed to eternal life believed.

Daniel Mace New Testament

when the Gentiles heard this, they received the word with joy, glorifying the Lord: and as many as were dispos'd to eternal life, believed.

Darby Translation

And those of the nations, hearing it, rejoiced, and glorified the word of the Lord, and believed, as many as were ordained to eternal life.

Godbey New Testament

And the Gentiles hearing, rejoiced, and glorified the word of the Lord: and so many as had been ordained unto eternal life believed:

Goodspeed New Testament

When the heathen heard this they were delighted, and praised God's message, and all who were destined for eternal life believed,

John Wesley New Testament

And the Gentiles hearing it were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord: and as many as were ordained to eternal life, believed.

Julia Smith Translation

And the nations having rejoiced, honoured the word of the Lord: and they believed, as many as were drawn out for eternal life.

King James 2000

And when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord: and as many as were ordained to eternal life believed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And [when] the Gentiles heard [this], they began to rejoice and to glorify the word of the Lord. And all those who were designated for eternal life believed.

Modern King James verseion

And hearing, the nations rejoiced and glorified the Word of the Lord. And as many as were ordained to eternal life believed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The gentiles heard, and were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord, and believed even as many as were ordained unto eternal life.

Moffatt New Testament

When the Gentiles heard this they rejoiced and glorified the word of the Lord and believed, that is, all who had been ordained to eternal life;

Montgomery New Testament

When the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord, and all who had been ordained to eternal life, believed.

NET Bible

When the Gentiles heard this, they began to rejoice and praise the word of the Lord, and all who had been appointed for eternal life believed.

New Heart English Bible

As the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of God. As many as were appointed to eternal life believed.

Noyes New Testament

And when the gentiles heard this, they rejoiced, and glorified the word of the Lord; and as many as were ordained to everlasting life, believed.

Sawyer New Testament

And the gentiles hearing this rejoiced and glorified the word of the Lord, and as many as were appointed to eternal life believed;

The Emphasized Bible

And they of the nations, hearing this , began to rejoice, and to be glorifying God, and they believed - as many as had become disposed for life age-abiding.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now when the Gentiles heard this, they rejoiced, and glorified the word of the Lord: and they believed, even as many as were ordained to life eternal.

Twentieth Century New Testament

On hearing this, the Gentiles were glad and extolled God's Message; and all those who had been enrolled for Immortal Life became believers in Christ;

Webster

And when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord: and as many as were ordained to eternal life, believed.

Weymouth New Testament

The Gentiles listened with delight and extolled the Lord's Message; and all who were pre-destined to the Life of the Ages believed.

Williams New Testament

The heathen kept on listening and rejoicing and giving the glory to God's message, and all who had been destined to eternal life believed,

World English Bible

As the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of God. As many as were appointed to eternal life believed.

Worrell New Testament

And the gentiles, having heard it, were rejoicing, and glorifying the word of God; and as many as had been appointed to eternal life believed.

Worsley New Testament

And when the Gentiles heard this, they rejoiced and glorified the word of the Lord: and as many as were determined for eternal life believed.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the nations hearing were glad, and were glorifying the word of the Lord, and did believe -- as many as were appointed to life age-during;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

the Gentiles
ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

χαίρω 
Chairo 
Usage: 60

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

δοξάζω 
Doxazo 
Usage: 42

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

of the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

as many as
ὅσος 
Hosos 
Usage: 76

ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

τάσσω 
Tasso 
Usage: 7

to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

αἰώνιος 
Aionios 
Usage: 47

ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88

Context Readings

Paul Turns To The Gentiles

47 For the Lord commanded us to do this by saying, 'I have appointed you to be a light to the [unconverted] Gentiles, so that you should be [the occasion] for [bringing] salvation to the farthest corner of the earth.' " 48 And when the Gentiles heard this they were glad and gave honor to the message of God [i.e., they accepted it as true]. And all those who were appointed [by God] to receive never ending life [through faith and obedience] became believers. 49 And the Lord's message was spread far and wide over the entire region.



Cross References

Romans 8:29-30

For [that class of] persons whom God knew beforehand He also predetermined to become conformed to the [spiritual] likeness of His Son, so that He could be the firstborn One among [His] many brothers [i.e., so He could be the preeminent example to all His followers. See Heb. 2:11].

2 Thessalonians 2:13-14

But we ought to thank God for you always, brothers [who are] dearly loved by the Lord, because God has chosen you from the beginning [Note: Some manuscripts use the Greek word for "firstfruits" instead of "beginning" here, but it is difficult to know in what sense the Thessalonian Christians were "first"], in order to be saved through being set apart by the Holy Spirit and through belief of the truth [of the Gospel].

2 Thessalonians 2:13

But we ought to thank God for you always, brothers [who are] dearly loved by the Lord, because God has chosen you from the beginning [Note: Some manuscripts use the Greek word for "firstfruits" instead of "beginning" here, but it is difficult to know in what sense the Thessalonian Christians were "first"], in order to be saved through being set apart by the Holy Spirit and through belief of the truth [of the Gospel].

Matthew 28:16

But the eleven disciples [i.e., apostles] went to the mountain in Galilee where Jesus had ordered them to go.

Luke 2:10-11

And the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid; for look, I am bringing good news that will cause great joy to all people.

Luke 7:8

For I also am a man [who was] placed under the authority [of others], and I have soldiers [who serve] under me. I can say to this one, 'Go,' and he goes; and to another one, 'Come,' and he comes; and to my slave, 'Do this,' and he does it."

John 10:16

I have other sheep [also] which are not [presently] in this corral; I must lead them, too. They will hear my voice and become one flock [i.e., with the others], having one shepherd. [Note: This probably refers to believing Gentiles becoming God's people, along with the Jews].

John 10:26-27

But you do not believe me, because you are not [part] of my sheep.

John 11:52

And not just [die] for the [Jewish] nation, but also that He would assemble together into one body the children of God who were scattered [throughout the world].

Acts 2:41

Then those who responded [by faith] to the words [spoken by Peter and the apostles] were immersed, and about three thousand persons were added to them [i.e., the apostles] on that day.

Acts 2:47

praising God and enjoying favor with all the people [of the area]. And every day the Lord added to their number [i.e., to the church] those who were being saved [i.e., upon their obedience to the Gospel].

Acts 8:8

And there was much rejoicing in Samaria [over the wonderful effects of Philip's ministry].

Acts 13:42

As Paul and Barnabas left [the synagogue], the people urged them to speak [more] about this message the next Sabbath day.

Acts 15:2

After Paul and Barnabas had a heated debate and argued with these men [over this issue], the brothers [of the Antioch church] decided that Paul and Barnabas, along with certain others, should go up to Jerusalem and discuss the question with the apostles and elders there.

Acts 15:31

And when they had read it, the people [of the Antioch church] rejoiced over the encouragement it gave them.

Acts 20:13

But we went on ahead to the ship and sailed for Assos [i.e., a seaport town near Troas], where we expected to take Paul on board. This is how Paul had planned it, intending to go there himself by land.

Acts 22:10

Then I asked, 'What am I to do, Lord?' And the Lord replied to me, 'Get up, go into Damascus and there you will be told everything [I have] appointed for you to do.'

Acts 28:23

And when they had arranged a day, large numbers of people came to Paul's house. He explained [everything to them], testifying from morning until evening concerning the kingdom of God and concerning [the Messiahship of] Jesus, both from the law of Moses and from [the writings of] the prophets.

Romans 11:7

What then? [Just this]: The very thing that the Israelites are looking for [i.e., a right relationship with God], they have not found. But God's selected ones obtained [this right relationship with Him] and the rest [of the Israelites] were made insensitive to God's call,

Romans 13:1

Every person must be submissive to the ruling authorities, for all authorities come from God. And the existence of authorities has been established by God.

Romans 15:9-12

and so that the Gentiles [also] may honor God for His mercy, as it is written [Psa. 18:49], "Therefore, I will praise you among the Gentiles and sing to your name." [Note: Paul here accommodates the words of King David by applying them to Jews participating with Gentiles in praising God as part of the one body].

1 Corinthians 16:15

You know that [members of] the family of Stephanas are the firstfruits of Achaia [i.e., the first converts in that province of southern Greece], and that they have committed themselves to serving God's people [i.e., the saints].

Ephesians 1:4

Even before the creation of the world God chose us, who are in [fellowship with] Christ, to be dedicated [to Him] and to be without just blame in His sight. Out of love

Ephesians 1:19

and what God's tremendous power [working] in us believers is. [This power is] the same as that utilized by God's mighty strength,

Ephesians 2:5-10

restored [spiritual] life to us with Christ, even though we were [spiritually] dead because of our sins --- it is by God's unearned favor that you have been saved.

2 Thessalonians 3:1

Finally, brothers, pray for us, so that the Lord's message will spread quickly and be honored [by people], even as it was among you.

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