Parallel Verses

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 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.”

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."

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 leave Himself without some witness [as evidence of Himself], in that He kept constantly doing good things and showing you kindness, and giving you rains from heaven and productive seasons, filling your hearts with food 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.

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."

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 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." 18 Even by saying these things, they scarcely persuaded the crowds not to offer sacrifice to them.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 11:14

then he promises, "I will send rain for your land in its season, the autumn and the spring rains, so that you may gather in your grain, new wine, and olive oil.

Job 5:10

he gives rain on the earth, and sends water on the fields;

Romans 1:19-20

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

Leviticus 26:4

I will give you your rains in their time so that the land will give its yield and the trees of the field will produce their fruit.

Deuteronomy 28:12

The Lord will open for you his good treasure house, the heavens, to give you rain for the land in its season and to bless all you do; you will lend to many nations but you will not borrow from any.

Deuteronomy 8:12-14

When you eat your fill, when you build and occupy good houses,

1 Kings 18:1

Some time later, in the third year of the famine, the Lord told Elijah, "Go, make an appearance before Ahab, so I may send rain on the surface of the ground."

Nehemiah 9:25

They captured fortified cities and fertile land. They took possession of houses full of all sorts of good things -- wells previously dug, vineyards, olive trees, and fruit trees in abundance. They ate until they were full and grew fat. They enjoyed to the full your great goodness.

Job 37:6

For to the snow he says, 'Fall to earth,' and to the torrential rains, 'Pour down.'

Job 38:26-28

to cause it to rain on an uninhabited land, a desert where there are no human beings,

Psalm 19:1-4

For the music director; a psalm of David. The heavens declare the glory of God; the sky displays his handiwork.

Psalm 36:5-7

O Lord, your loyal love reaches to the sky; your faithfulness to the clouds.

Psalm 52:1

For the music director; a well-written song by David. It was written when Doeg the Edomite went and informed Saul: "David has arrived at the home of Ahimelech." Why do you boast about your evil plans, O powerful man? God's loyal love protects me all day long!

Psalm 65:9-13

You visit the earth and give it rain; you make it rich and fertile with overflowing streams full of water. You provide grain for them, for you prepare the earth to yield its crops.

Psalm 68:9-10

O God, you cause abundant showers to fall on your chosen people. When they are tired, you sustain them,

Psalm 104:24-28

How many living things you have made, O Lord! You have exhibited great skill in making all of them; the earth is full of the living things you have made.

Psalm 145:9

The Lord is good to all, and has compassion on all he has made.

Psalm 145:15-16

Everything looks to you in anticipation, and you provide them with food on a regular basis.

Psalm 147:7-8

Offer to the Lord a song of thanks! Sing praises to our God to the accompaniment of a harp!

Isaiah 5:6

I will make it a wasteland; no one will prune its vines or hoe its ground, and thorns and briers will grow there. I will order the clouds not to drop any rain on it.

Isaiah 22:13

But look, there is outright celebration! You say, "Kill the ox and slaughter the sheep, eat meat and drink wine. Eat and drink, for tomorrow we die!"

Jeremiah 5:24

They do not say to themselves, "Let us revere the Lord our God. It is he who gives us the autumn rains and the spring rains at the proper time. It is he who assures us of the regular weeks of harvest."

Jeremiah 14:22

Do any of the worthless idols of the nations cause rain to fall? Do the skies themselves send showers? Is it not you, O Lord our God, who does this? So we put our hopes in you because you alone do all this."

Ezekiel 34:26

I will turn them and the regions around my hill into a blessing. I will make showers come down in their season; they will be showers that bring blessing.

Joel 2:23

Citizens of Zion, rejoice! Be glad because of what the Lord your God has done! For he has given to you the early rains as vindication. He has sent to you the rains -- both the early and the late rains as formerly.

Matthew 5:45

so that you may be like your Father in heaven, since he causes the sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.

Luke 6:35

But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, because he is kind to ungrateful and evil people.

Acts 17:27-28

so that they would search for God and perhaps grope around for him and find him, though he is not far from each one of us.

1 Timothy 6:17

Command those who are rich in this world's goods not to be haughty or to set their hope on riches, which are uncertain, but on God who richly provides us with all things for our enjoyment.

James 5:17-18

Elijah was a human being like us, and he prayed earnestly that it would not rain and there was no rain on the land for three years and six months!

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