Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

yet he has not abandoned his witness: he continues to do good, to give you rain from heaven, to give you fruitful seasons, and to fill you with food and your hearts with joy."

New American Standard Bible

and yet He did not leave Himself without witness, in that He did good and gave you rains from heaven and fruitful seasons, satisfying your hearts with food and gladness."

King James Version

Nevertheless he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.

Holman Bible

although He did not leave Himself without a witness, since He did what is good by giving you rain from heaven and fruitful seasons and satisfying your hearts with food and happiness.”

A Conservative Version

although he did not leave himself without evidence, doing good and giving you rains from heaven and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts of food and gladness.

American Standard Version

And yet He left not himself without witness, in that he did good and gave you from heaven rains and fruitful seasons, filling your hearts with food and gladness.

Amplified

Yet He did not neglect to leave some witness of Himself, for He did you good and [showed you] kindness and gave you rains from heaven and fruitful seasons, satisfying your hearts with nourishment and happiness.

An Understandable Version

and yet He did not leave them without evidence about Himself. He gave you good [things], brought rain from the sky, [provided] fruitful harvests and filled [your bodies] with food and your hearts with joy."

Anderson New Testament

and yet he did not leave himself without testimony, doing good, and giving you rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons, filling your hearts with food and gladness.

Bible in Basic English

But he was not without witness, because he did good, and gave you rain from heaven and times of fruit, making your hearts full of food and joy.

Common New Testament

yet he did not leave himself without witness, in that he did good and gave you rains from heaven and fruitful seasons, satisfying your hearts with food and gladness."

Daniel Mace New Testament

nevertheless he sufficiently display'd himself by his beneficence to mankind, in giving us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons, replenishing our hearts with food and gladness."

Darby Translation

though indeed he did not leave himself without witness, doing good, and giving to you from heaven rain and fruitful seasons, filling your hearts with food and gladness.

Godbey New Testament

indeed he did not leave himself without witnesses, doing good, giving to you the rains from heaven, and fruitful seasons, filling your hearts with food and gladness.

Goodspeed New Testament

though he did not fail to give some evidence about himself, through his kindnesses to you, in sending you rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, giving you food and happiness to your heart's content."

John Wesley New Testament

in that he did good, giving rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, filling their hearts with food and gladness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Nevertheless he did not leave himself without witness, in that he did good and gave us rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.

Julia Smith Translation

And surely indeed he left not himself without witness, doing good, having given us rain from heaven, and fruitful times, filling our hearts with food and gladness.

King James 2000

Nevertheless he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And yet he did not leave himself without witness [by] doing good, giving you rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, satisfying [you] with food and your hearts with gladness."

Modern King James verseion

And yet He did not leave Himself without witness, doing good, giving rain and fruitful season to us from heaven, filling our hearts with food and gladness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Nevertheless, he left not himself without witness, in that he showed his benefits, in giving us rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness."

Moffatt New Testament

though as the bountiful Giver he did not leave himself without a witness, giving you rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, giving you food and joy to your heart's content."

Montgomery New Testament

and yet he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave you rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, filling your hearts with food and gladness."

NET Bible

yet he did not leave himself without a witness by doing good, by giving you rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, satisfying you with food and your hearts with joy."

New Heart English Bible

Yet he did not leave himself without witness, in that he did good and gave you rains from the sky and fruitful seasons, filling your hearts with food and gladness."

Noyes New Testament

although he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, giving you rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, filling your hearts with food and gladness.

Sawyer New Testament

although indeed he left not himself without a witness, doing good, giving rains from heaven and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.

The Emphasized Bible

Although, not without witness, he left himself, doing good, from heaven, upon you, giving rain and fruitful seasons, filling, with food and gladness, your hearts.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Although indeed he left not himself untestified of, doing us good, giving us from heaven showers, and fruitful seasons, replenishing our hearts with food and gladness.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Yet he has not failed to give you, in the good he does, some revelation of himself--sending you from heaven rain and fruitful seasons, and gladdening your hearts with plenty and good cheer."

Webster

Nevertheless he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.

Weymouth New Testament

and yet by His beneficence He has not left His existence unattested--His beneficence, I mean, in sending you rain from Heaven and fruitful seasons, satisfying your hearts with food and joyfulness."

Williams New Testament

though He did not fail to furnish evidences about Himself, in constantly showing His kindness to you, in sending you rain from heaven and fruit-producing seasons, in giving you food and happiness to your heart's content."

World English Bible

Yet he didn't leave himself without witness, in that he did good and gave you rains from the sky and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness."

Worrell New Testament

and yet He left not Himself without witness, doing good, giving you rains from heaven, and fruitful seasons, filling your hearts with food and gladness."

Worsley New Testament

for He did us good, in giving us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness."

Youngs Literal Translation

though, indeed, without witness He did not leave himself, doing good -- from heaven giving rains to us, and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness;'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

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

he left
ἀφίημι 
Aphiemi 
Usage: 57

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

ἀμάρτυρος 
amarturos 
Usage: 1

in that he did good
G15
ἀγαθοποιέω 
Agathopoieo 
do good, well doing, do well
Usage: 6

and gave
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

us
ἡμῖν 
hemin 
us, we, our, for us
Usage: 160

ὑετός 
Huetos 
Usage: 6

οὐρανόθεν 
Ouranothen 
Usage: 2

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

καρποφόρος 
Karpophoros 
Usage: 1

ἐμπίπλημι ἐμπλήθω 
Empiplemi 
fill, be full
Usage: 4

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

καρδία 
Kardia 
Usage: 116

with food
τροφή 
Trophe 
meat, food, some meat, not tr
Usage: 12

Prayers for Acts 14:17

Context Readings

Mistaken For Gods In Lystra

16 In past generations he allowed all the nations to go their own ways, 17 yet he has not abandoned his witness: he continues to do good, to give you rain from heaven, to give you fruitful seasons, and to fill you with food and your hearts with joy." 18 Even by saying this, it was all Paul and Barnabas could do to keep the crowds from offering sacrifices to them.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 11:14

then he will send rain on the land in its season the early and latter rains then you'll gather grain, new wine, and oil.

Job 5:10

He sends rain on the surface of the earth, and waters the surface of the open country.

Romans 1:19-20

For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God himself has made it plain to them.

Leviticus 26:4

then I'll send your rain in its season so that the land will yield its produce and the trees of the field will yield their fruit.

Deuteronomy 28:12

"The LORD will open his rich treasury, the heavens, to release rain upon your land in season and bless everything you undertake so that you'll lend to many nations but won't borrow.

Deuteronomy 8:12-14

Otherwise, when you eat and are satisfied, when you have built beautiful houses and lived in them,

1 Kings 18:1

Quite some time later three years later! this message from the LORD came to Elijah: "Go visit Ahab, and I'll send some rain to the surface of the ground."

Nehemiah 9:25

They conquered fortified cities and fertile ground, possessing houses filled with all kinds of good things, wells already dug, with vineyards, olive orchards, and fruit trees in abundance. So they ate, were satiated, and were well nourished, delighting themselves in your great goodness.

Job 37:6

For he says to the snow, "Fall to the earth.' He tells the rain, "Pour down,' then it rains profusely.

Job 38:26-28

to bring rain upon a land without inhabitants, a desert in which no human beings live,

Psalm 19:1-4

The heavens are declaring the glory of God, and their expanse shows the work of his hands.

Psalm 36:5-7

Your gracious love, LORD, reaches to the heavens; your truth extends to the skies.

Psalm 52:1

Why do you make evil the foundation of your boasting, mighty one? God's gracious love never ceases.

Psalm 65:9-13

You take care of the earth, you water it, and you enrich it greatly with the river of God that overflows with water. You provide grain for them, for you have ordained it this way.

Psalm 68:9-10

God, you poured out abundant rain on your inheritance. When Israel was weary, you sustained her.

Psalm 104:24-28

How numerous are your works, LORD! You have made them all wisely; the earth is filled with your creations.

Psalm 145:9

The LORD is good to everyone and his mercies extend to everything he does.

Psalm 145:15-16

Everyone's eyes are on you, as you give them their food in due time.

Psalm 147:7-8

Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving, and compose music to our God with the lyre.

Isaiah 5:6

I'll make it a wasteland, and it won't be pruned or cultivated. Instead, briers and thorns will grow up. I'll also issue commands to the clouds, that they drop no rain upon it."

Isaiah 22:13

But look! There is joy and festivity, slaughtering of cattle and killing of sheep, eating meat and drinking wine. "Let us eat and drink, you say, because we die tomorrow."

Jeremiah 5:24

They don't say to themselves, "Let's fear the LORD our God, who gives rain in its season, both the autumn and the spring rain. He sets aside for us the weeks appointed for the harvest.'

Jeremiah 14:22

Can any of the worthless gods of the nations make it rain? Can the heavens themselves bring forth showers? Aren't you the one who does this, LORD our God? So we hope in you, for you are the one who does all these things.

Ezekiel 34:26

I'm going to make them and everything that surrounds my hill a blessing. I'll send down the rain! At the appropriate time there will be a rainstorm of blessing!

Joel 2:23

And so be glad, children of Zion, and rejoice in the LORD your God, because he has given you the right amount of early rain, and he will cause the rain to fall for you, both the early rain and the later rain as before.

Matthew 5:45

so that you will become children of your Father in heaven, because he makes his sun rise on both evil and good people, and he lets rain fall on the righteous and the unrighteous.

Luke 6:35

Rather, love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them, expecting nothing in return. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High, because he is kind even to ungrateful and evil people.

Acts 17:27-28

so that they might look for God, somehow reach for him, and find him. Of course, he is never far from any one of us.

1 Timothy 6:17

Tell those who are rich in this age not to be arrogant and not to place their confidence in anything as uncertain as riches. Instead, let them place their confidence in God, who lavishly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.

James 5:17-18

Elijah was a person just like us, and he prayed earnestly for it not to rain, and rain never came to the land for three years and six months.

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