Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

They appointed elders for them in each church, and with prayer and fasting they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed.

New American Standard Bible

When they had appointed elders for them in every church, having prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord in whom they had believed.

King James Version

And when they had ordained them elders in every church, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they believed.

Holman Bible

When they had appointed elders in every church and prayed with fasting, they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed.

International Standard Version

Paul and Barnabas appointed elders for them in each church, and with prayer and fasting they entrusted them to the Lord in whom they had believed.

A Conservative Version

And having appointed elders for them in every congregation, having prayed with fasting, they entrusted them to the Lord, in whom they had believed.

American Standard Version

And when they had appointed for them elders in every church, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they had believed.

Amplified

When they had appointed elders for them in every church, having prayed with fasting, they entrusted them to the Lord in whom they believed [and joyfully accepted as the Messiah].

An Understandable Version

And when Paul and Barnabas had appointed elders [for the churches] in every congregation and had prayed and fasted [over these elders], they committed them to [the care of] the Lord, in whom they had come to trust.

Anderson New Testament

And when they had appointed elders for them in every church, with prayer and fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they believed.

Bible in Basic English

And when they had made selection of some to be rulers in every church, and had given themselves to prayer and kept themselves from food, they put them into the care of the Lord in whom they had faith.

Common New Testament

And when they had appointed elders for them in every church, with prayer and fasting they committed them to the Lord in whom they believed.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and after they had by prayers and fastings establish'd Pastors for them in every church, they recommended them to the Lord in whom they had believed.

Darby Translation

And having chosen them elders in each assembly, having prayed with fastings, they committed them to the Lord, on whom they had believed.

Godbey New Testament

And electing elders for them in every church, praying with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they had believed.

John Wesley New Testament

And when they had ordained them presbyters in every church, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they had believed.

Julia Smith Translation

And having chosen them elders in the church, having prayed with fasting, they set them before the Lord, in whom they had believed.

King James 2000

And when they had ordained elders in every church, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they believed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And [when they] had appointed elders for them in every church, [after] praying with fasting, they entrusted them to the Lord, in whom they had believed.

Modern King James verseion

And having hand-picked elders for them in every church, and had prayed with fastings, they commended them to the Lord into whom they believed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when they had ordained them elders by election in every congregation, after they had prayed and fasted, they commended them to God on whom they believed.

Moffatt New Testament

They chose presbyters for them in every church, and with prayer and fasting entrusted them to the Lord in whom they had believed.

Montgomery New Testament

They chose elders for them in every church, after prayer and fasting, and commended them to the Lord in whom they had believed.

NET Bible

When they had appointed elders for them in the various churches, with prayer and fasting they entrusted them to the protection of the Lord in whom they had believed.

New Heart English Bible

When they had appointed elders for them in every church, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they had believed.

Noyes New Testament

And having appointed for them elders in every church, they prayed with fasting, and commended them to the Lord, in whom they believed.

Sawyer New Testament

And having appointed them elders in every church, and having prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord in whom they had believed.

The Emphasized Bible

Moreover, appointing unto them by vote, in each assembly, elders, praying with fastings, they commended them unto the Lord on whom they had believed.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then appointing them presbyters in every city, by prayer with fastings they commended them to the Lord, on whom they had believed.

Twentieth Century New Testament

They also appointed Officers for them in every Church, and, after prayer and fasting, commended them to the Lord in whom they had learned to believe.

Webster

And when they had ordained for them elders in every church, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they believed.

Weymouth New Testament

And in every Church, after prayer and fasting, they selected Elders by show of hands, and commended them to the Lord on whom their faith rested.

Williams New Testament

They helped them select elders in each church, and after praying and fasting they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed.

World English Bible

When they had appointed elders for them in every assembly, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they had believed.

Worrell New Testament

And, having appointed elders for them in every assembly; and, having prayed with fastings, they commended them to the Lord on Whom they had believed.

Worsley New Testament

And when they had appointed them elders in every church, praying and fasting, they recommended them to the Lord, in whom they had believed.

Youngs Literal Translation

and having appointed to them by vote elders in every assembly, having prayed with fastings, they commended them to the Lord in whom they had believed.

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

χειροτονέω 
Cheirotoneo 
Usage: 2




Usage: 0
Usage: 0

πρεσβύτερος 
Presbuteros 
Usage: 65

in every
κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

ἐκκλησία 
Ekklesia 
Usage: 93

and had prayed
προσεύχομαι 
Proseuchomai 
Usage: 61

with
μετά 
meta 
with, after, among, hereafter , afterward , against, not tr,
Usage: 346

νηστεία 
Nesteia 
Usage: 6

παρατίθημι 
Paratithemi 
Usage: 15

to the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

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

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

Context Readings

Paul And Barnabas Return To Antioch In Syria

22 reassuring the disciples and encouraging them to stand by the faith and reminding them that we have to undergo many hardships to get into the Kingdom of God. 23 They appointed elders for them in each church, and with prayer and fasting they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed. 24 Then they crossed Pisidia and entered Pamphylia.



Cross References

Titus 1:5

I left you behind in Crete expressly to correct what defects there were, and to appoint elders in each town, as I directed you??6 men of irreproachable character, who have been married only once, whose children are Christians, free from any suspicion of profligacy or disobedience.

Acts 11:30

and this they did, sending it to the elders by Barnabas and Saul.

Acts 20:32

Now I commit you to the Lord, and to the message of his favor, which will build you up and give you a place among those whom God has consecrated.

Acts 20:17

From Miletus he sent to Ephesus for the elders of the church.

James 5:14

If any one is sick, he should call in the elders of the church and have them pray over him, and pour oil on him in the name of the Lord,

Mark 3:14

He appointed twelve of them, whom he called apostles, to be with him and to be sent out to preach,

Luke 23:46

Then Jesus gave a loud cry, and said, "Father, I intrust my spirit to your hands!" With these words he expired.

Acts 1:22

from his baptism by John to the time when he was caught up from us, must join us as a witness to his resurrection."

Acts 13:1-3

There were at Antioch in the church there a number of prophets and teachers??arnabas, Symeon who was called Niger, Lucius the Cyrenian, Manaen, who had been brought up with Herod the governor, and Saul.

Acts 14:26

and from there they sailed back to Antioch, where they had first been commended to God's favor for the work which they had now finished.

Acts 15:4

When they reached Jerusalem, they were welcomed by the church, the apostles, and the elders, and they reported how God had worked with them.

Acts 15:6

The apostles and elders had a meeting to look into this matter.

Acts 15:23

They were the bearers of this letter: "The apostles and the brothers who are elders send greeting to the brothers of heathen birth in Antioch, Syria, and Cilicia.

1 Thessalonians 3:12-13

May the Lord make your love for one another and for all men wide and full like my love for you,

2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who has loved us and kindly given us unfailing encouragement and a well-founded hope,

1 Timothy 5:1

Never reprove an older man, but appeal to him as to a father. Treat younger men like brothers,

1 Timothy 5:17-19

Elders who do their duties well should be considered as deserving twice as much as they get, particularly those who work at preaching and teaching.

1 Timothy 5:22

Never ordain anyone hastily; do not make yourself responsible for the sins of others; keep your life pure.

2 Timothy 1:12

This is why I am suffering as I am, but I am not ashamed of it, for I know whom I have trusted and I am sure that he is able to guard what I have intrusted to him for that Day.

2 Timothy 2:2

The things you learned from me before many witnesses you must commit to trustworthy men who will be capable of teaching others.

1 Peter 5:1

I appeal therefore to those who are elders among you; I am their brother-elder and a witness to what the Christ suffered, and I am to share in the glory that is to be revealed??2 be shepherds of the flock of God that is among you, not as though it were forced upon you but of your own free will, and not from base love of gain but freely,

1 Peter 5:10

And God, the giver of all mercy, who through your union with Christ has called you to his eternal glory, after you have suffered a little while will himself make you perfect, steadfast, and strong.

2 John 1:1

The Elder to the chosen lady and her children, whom I truly love??nd not only I but all who know the truth??2 because of the truth that stays in our hearts and will be with us forever;

3 John 1:1

The Elder to my dear friend Gaius, whom I truly love.

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