Parallel Verses

Amplified

And Judas and Silas, who were themselves prophets (inspired interpreters of the will and purposes of God), urged and warned and consoled and encouraged the brethren with many words and strengthened them.

New American Standard Bible

Judas and Silas, also being prophets themselves, encouraged and strengthened the brethren with a lengthy message.

King James Version

And Judas and Silas, being prophets also themselves, exhorted the brethren with many words, and confirmed them.

Holman Bible

Both Judas and Silas, who were also prophets themselves, encouraged the brothers and strengthened them with a long message.

International Standard Version

Then Judas and Silas, who were also prophets, said a lot to encourage and strengthen the brothers.

A Conservative Version

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also prophets, exhorted the brothers by much speech, and strengthened them.

American Standard Version

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also prophets, exhorted the brethren with many words, and confirmed them.

An Understandable Version

And Judas and Silas, who also were prophets, exhorted and strengthened the brothers with many [other] words.

Anderson New Testament

And Judas and Silas, who were also prophets, exhorted the brethren with many words, and strengthened them.

Bible in Basic English

And Judas and Silas, who themselves were prophets, gave teaching to the brothers and made them strong in the faith.

Common New Testament

And Judas and Silas, who were themselves prophets, encouraged the brethren with many words and strengthened them.

Daniel Mace New Testament

they being also prophets, they consolated and confirm'd the brethren by several discourses.

Darby Translation

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also prophets, exhorted the brethren with much discourse, and strengthened them.

Godbey New Testament

Both Judas and Silas, themselves also being prophets, exhorted the brethren with elaborate speech, and strengthened them;

Goodspeed New Testament

Judas and Silas were themselves prophets, and gave the brothers much encouragement and strength by their words.

John Wesley New Testament

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also prophets, exhorted and confirmed the brethren with many words.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Judas and Silas, being prophets also themselves, exhorted the brethren with many words and confirmed them.

Julia Smith Translation

And Judas and Silas, they also being prophets, through much speech consoled the brethren, and supported.

King James 2000

And Judas and Silas, being prophets also themselves, exhorted the brethren with many words, and strengthened them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Both Judas and Silas, who were also prophets themselves, encouraged and strengthened the brothers by a long message.

Modern King James verseion

And Judas and Silas, also being prophets themselves, exhorted the brothers with many words and confirmed them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Judas and Silas being prophets, exhorted the brethren with much preaching, and strengthened them.

Moffatt New Testament

and as Judas and Silas were themselves prophets, they encouraged and strengthened the brothers with many a counsel.

Montgomery New Testament

And Judas and Silas, who were themselves prophets, encouraged and strengthened the brothers with many a good counsel.

NET Bible

Both Judas and Silas, who were prophets themselves, encouraged and strengthened the brothers with a long speech.

New Heart English Bible

Judas and Silas, also being prophets themselves, encouraged the brothers with many words, and strengthened them.

Noyes New Testament

And Judas and Silas, who were themselves prophets, exhorted the brethren with many words and confirmed them.

Sawyer New Testament

And Judas and Silas being themselves also prophets, exhorted the brothers with much argument, and confirmed them.

The Emphasized Bible

And, both Judas and Silas, being themselves also prophets, with much discourse, consoled and confirmed the brethren.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then Judas and Silas, being also themselves prophets, exhorted the brethren, in many a discourse, and established them.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Judas and Silas, who were themselves Prophets, further encouraged the Brethren by many an address, and strengthened their faith.

Webster

And Judas and Silas, being prophets also themselves, exhorted the brethren with many words, and confirmed them.

Weymouth New Testament

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also Prophets, gave them a long and encouraging talk, and strengthened them in the faith.

Williams New Testament

Now Judas and Silas, as they were prophets themselves, in a lengthy talk encouraged and strengthened the brothers.

World English Bible

Judas and Silas, also being prophets themselves, encouraged the brothers with many words, and strengthened them.

Worrell New Testament

And Judas and Silas, themselves also being prophets, exhorted the brethren in many words, and confirmed them.

Worsley New Testament

And Judas and Silas being prophets also themselves, exhorted and established: the brethren by many discourses.

Youngs Literal Translation

Judas also and Silas, being themselves also prophets, through much discourse did exhort the brethren, and confirm,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
τε 
Te 
and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
Usage: 170

Ἰουδάς 
Ioudas 
Usage: 40

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

Σίλας 
Silas 
Usage: 13

ὤν οὖσα ὄν 
On 
being, when ... was, which is, that is, not tr,
Usage: 128

προφήτης 
Prophetes 
Usage: 105


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


Usage: 0

παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

the brethren
G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

with
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

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

ἐπιστηρίζω 
Episterizo 
Usage: 4

Context Readings

The Letter Is Delivered To Antioch

31 And when they read it, the people rejoiced at the consolation and encouragement [it brought them]. 32 And Judas and Silas, who were themselves prophets (inspired interpreters of the will and purposes of God), urged and warned and consoled and encouraged the brethren with many words and strengthened them. 33 And after spending some time there, they were sent back by the brethren with [the greeting] peace to those who had sent them.


Cross References

Acts 11:23

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.

Acts 13:1

Now in the church (assembly) at Antioch there were prophets (inspired interpreters of the will and purposes of God) and teachers: Barnabas, Symeon who was called Niger [Black], Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen a member of the court of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

Acts 14:22

Establishing and strengthening the souls and the hearts of the disciples, urging and warning and encouraging them to stand firm in the faith, and [telling them] that it is through many hardships and tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.

Isaiah 35:3-4

Strengthen the weak hands and make firm the feeble and tottering knees.

Daniel 11:1

Also I [the angel], in the first year of Darius the Mede, even I, stood up to confirm and to strengthen him [Michael, the angelic prince].

Matthew 23:34

Because of this, take notice: I am sending you prophets and wise men (interpreters and teachers) and scribes (men learned in the Mosaic Law and the Prophets); some of them you will kill, even crucify, and some you will flog in your synagogues and pursue and persecute from town to town,

Luke 11:49

For this reason also the wisdom of God said, I will send them prophets and apostles, [some] of whom they will put to death and persecute,

Acts 2:17-18

And it shall come to pass in the last days, God declares, that I will pour out of My Spirit upon all mankind, and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy [ telling forth the divine counsels] and your young men shall see visions ( divinely granted appearances), and your old men shall dream [ divinely suggested] dreams.

Acts 2:40

And [Peter] solemnly and earnestly witnessed (testified) and admonished (exhorted) with much more continuous speaking and warned (reproved, advised, encouraged) them, saying, Be saved from this crooked (perverse, wicked, unjust) generation.

Acts 11:27

And during these days prophets (inspired teachers and interpreters of the divine will and purpose) came down from Jerusalem to Antioch.

Acts 15:1

But some men came down from Judea and were instructing the brethren, Unless you are circumcised in accordance with the Mosaic custom, you cannot be saved.

Acts 15:22

Then the apostles and the elders, together with the whole church, resolved to select men from among their number and send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. They chose Judas called Barsabbas, and Silas, [both] leading men among the brethren, and sent them.

Acts 15:41

And he passed through Syria and Cilicia, establishing and strengthening the churches.

Acts 18:23

After staying there some time, he left and went from place to place in an orderly journey through the territory of Galatia and Phrygia, establishing the disciples and imparting new strength to them.

Acts 20:2

Then after he had gone through those districts and had warned and consoled and urged and encouraged the brethren with much discourse, he came to Greece.

Romans 12:6

Having gifts (faculties, talents, qualities) that differ according to the grace given us, let us use them: [He whose gift is] prophecy, [let him prophesy] according to the proportion of his faith;

Romans 12:8

He who exhorts (encourages), to his exhortation; he who contributes, let him do it in simplicity and liberality; he who gives aid and superintends, with zeal and singleness of mind; he who does acts of mercy, with genuine cheerfulness and joyful eagerness.

1 Corinthians 1:8

And He will establish you to the end [keep you steadfast, give you strength, and guarantee your vindication; He will be your warrant against all accusation or indictment so that you will be] guiltless and irreproachable in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah).

1 Corinthians 12:28-29

So God has appointed some in the church [ for His own use]: first apostles (special messengers); second prophets (inspired preachers and expounders); third teachers; then wonder-workers; then those with ability to heal the sick; helpers; administrators; [speakers in] different (unknown) tongues.

1 Corinthians 14:3

But [on the other hand], the one who prophesies [who interprets the divine will and purpose in inspired preaching and teaching] speaks to men for their upbuilding and constructive spiritual progress and encouragement and consolation.

1 Corinthians 14:29

So let two or three prophets speak [those inspired to preach or teach], while the rest pay attention and weigh and discern what is said.

1 Corinthians 14:32

For the spirits of the prophets (the speakers in tongues) are under the speaker's control [and subject to being silenced as may be necessary],

Ephesians 3:5

[This mystery] was never disclosed to human beings in past generations as it has now been revealed to His holy apostles (consecrated messengers) and prophets by the [Holy] Spirit.

Ephesians 4:11-13

And His gifts were [varied; He Himself appointed and gave men to us] some to be apostles (special messengers), some prophets (inspired preachers and expounders), some evangelists (preachers of the Gospel, traveling missionaries), some pastors (shepherds of His flock) and teachers.

1 Thessalonians 2:11

For you know how, as a father [dealing with] his children, we used to exhort each of you personally, stimulating and encouraging and charging you

1 Thessalonians 3:2

And we sent Timothy, our brother and God's servant in [spreading] the good news (the Gospel) of Christ, to strengthen and establish and to exhort and comfort and encourage you in your faith,

1 Thessalonians 4:1

Furthermore, brethren, we beg and admonish you in [virtue of our union with] the Lord Jesus, that [you follow the instructions which] you learned from us about how you ought to walk so as to please and gratify God, as indeed you are doing, [and] that you do so even more and more abundantly [attaining yet greater perfection in living this life].

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we earnestly beseech you, brethren, admonish (warn and seriously advise) those who are out of line [the loafers, the disorderly, and the unruly]; encourage the timid and fainthearted, help and give your support to the weak souls, [and] be very patient with everybody [always keeping your temper].

1 Thessalonians 5:20

Do not spurn the gifts and utterances of the prophets [do not depreciate prophetic revelations nor despise inspired instruction or exhortation or warning].

2 Thessalonians 3:12

Now we charge and exhort such persons [as ministers in Him exhorting those] in the Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah) that they work in quietness and earn their own food and other necessities.

1 Timothy 2:1

First of all, then, I admonish and urge that petitions, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be offered on behalf of all men,

2 Timothy 4:2

Herald and preach the Word! Keep your sense of urgency [stand by, be at hand and ready], whether the opportunity seems to be favorable or unfavorable. [Whether it is convenient or inconvenient, whether it is welcome or unwelcome, you as preacher of the Word are to show people in what way their lives are wrong.] And convince them, rebuking and correcting, warning and urging and encouraging them, being unflagging and inexhaustible in patience and teaching.

Titus 2:6-15

In a similar way, urge the younger men to be self-restrained and to behave prudently [taking life seriously].

1 Peter 5:1

I warn and counsel the elders among you (the pastors and spiritual guides of the church) as a fellow elder and as an eyewitness [called to testify] of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a sharer in the glory (the honor and splendor) that is to be revealed (disclosed, unfolded):

1 Peter 5:10

And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace [Who imparts all blessing and favor], Who has called you to His [own] eternal glory in Christ Jesus, will Himself complete and make you what you ought to be, establish and ground you securely, and strengthen, and settle you.

1 Peter 5:12

By Silvanus, a true (loyal, consistent, incorruptible) brother, as I consider him, I have written briefly to you, to counsel and urge and stimulate [you] and to declare [to you] that this is the true [account of the] grace (the undeserved favor) of God. Be steadfast and persevere in it.

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