Parallel Verses

Godbey New Testament

but these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, who received the word with all enthusiasm, searching the scriptures daily, if these things are so.

New American Standard Bible

Now these were more noble-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they received the word with great eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were so.

King James Version

These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

Holman Bible

The people here were more open-minded than those in Thessalonica, since they welcomed the message with eagerness and examined the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

International Standard Version

These people were more receptive than those in Thessalonica. They were very willing to receive the message, and every day they carefully examined the Scriptures to see if those things were so.

A Conservative Version

But these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, who received the word with all willingness, examining the Scriptures daily, if it has these things this way.

American Standard Version

Now these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of the mind, examining the Scriptures daily, whether these things were so.

Amplified

Now these people were more noble and open-minded than those in Thessalonica, so they received the message [of salvation through faith in the Christ] with great eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

An Understandable Version

Now these people [in Berea] had more character than those in Thessalonica because they [not only] received the message with an open mind but [also] examined the [Old Testament] Scriptures every day to see if what they had heard was really true.

Anderson New Testament

These were of a better disposition than those in Thessalonica, for they received the word with all readiness of mind, examining the Scriptures daily, whether these things were so.

Bible in Basic English

Now these were more noble than the Jews of Thessalonica, for they gave serious attention to the word, searching in the holy Writings every day, to see if these things were so.

Common New Testament

Now these were more noble-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they received the word with great eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the Jews there were of a more generous temper than those of Thessalonica: for they very readily embrac'd their doctrine, and daily examin'd, whether it was conformable to the scriptures.

Darby Translation

And these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, receiving the word with all readiness of mind, daily searching the scriptures if these things were so.

Goodspeed New Testament

The Jews there were more high-minded than those at Thessalonica, and received the message with great eagerness and studied the Scriptures every day, to find out whether it was true.

John Wesley New Testament

These were more ingenuous than those of Thessalonica, receiving the word with all readiness of mind, and daily searching the scriptures, whether those things were so?

Julia Smith Translation

And they were of more noble birth than those in Thessalonica, who received the word with all willingness, and examined the writings daily, if these things might hold thus.

King James 2000

These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now these were more open-minded than those in Thessalonica. {They} accepted the message with all eagerness, examining the scriptures every day [to see] if these [things] were so.

Modern King James verseion

And these were more noble than those of Thessalonica, in that they received the Word with all readiness of mind and searched the Scriptures daily to see if those things were so.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

These were the noblest of birth among them of Thessalonica, which received the word with all diligence of mind, and searched the scriptures daily whether those things were even so.

Moffatt New Testament

where the people were more amenable than at Thessalonica; they were perfectly ready to receive the Word and made a daily study of the scriptures to see if it was really as Paul said.

Montgomery New Testament

The Jews of Berea were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they very readily received the message with all readiness of mind, and day after day searched the Scriptures to see whether these things were so.

NET Bible

These Jews were more open-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they eagerly received the message, examining the scriptures carefully every day to see if these things were so.

New Heart English Bible

Now these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of the mind, examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were so.

Noyes New Testament

These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness, and searched the Scriptures daily, whether these things were so.

Sawyer New Testament

but these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, for they received the word with all readiness, examining the Scriptures daily [to see] if these things were so.

The Emphasized Bible

and, these, were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they welcomed the word with all readiness of mind, daily, searching the Scriptures, - whether these things could be so.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now these were more liberally minded men than those of Thessalonica, for they received the word with all readiness of mind, daily, examining the Scriptures if these things were really so.

Twentieth Century New Testament

These Jews of Beroea were better disposed than those in Thessalonica, for they welcomed the Message with great readiness, and daily examined the Scriptures to see if what was said was true.

Webster

These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

Weymouth New Testament

The Jews at Beroea were of a nobler disposition than those in Thessalonica, for they very readily received the Message, and day after day searched the Scriptures to see whether it was as Paul stated.

Williams New Testament

The Jews there were better disposed than those in Thessalonica, for they welcomed the message with all eagerness and carried on a daily study of the Scriptures to see if Paul's message was true.

World English Bible

Now these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of the mind, examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were so.

Worrell New Testament

And these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, examining the Scriptures daily, whether these things were so.

Worsley New Testament

These were more ingenuous than those at Thessalonica; for they received the word with all readiness of mind, searching the scriptures daily, whether these things were so.

Youngs Literal Translation

and these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, they received the word with all readiness of mind, every day examining the Writings whether those things were so;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

ἦν 
En 
ἔχω 
Echo 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 410
Usage: 479

εὐγένης 
Eugenes 
Usage: 2


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Θεσσαλονίκη 
thessalonike 
Usage: 5

in that
ὅστις ἥτις ὅ6τι 
hostis 
Usage: 112

δέχομαι 
Dechomai 
Usage: 30

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

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

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

προθυμία 
Prothumia 
Usage: 5

and searched
ἀνακρίνω 
Anakrino 
Usage: 16

γραφή 
Graphe 
Usage: 37

ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287

εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

ταῦτα 
Tauta 
Usage: 188

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Context Readings

Paul And Silas In Berea

10 But the brethren immediately sent away both Paul and Silas to Berea by night, who coming into the synagogue of the Jews departed; 11 but these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, who received the word with all enthusiasm, searching the scriptures daily, if these things are so. 12 Then indeed many of them believed, and of the noble Greek women and men, not a few;


Cross References

John 5:39

Search the Scriptures, because in them ye think ye have eternal life; and they are they which testify concerning me;

John 5:39

Search the Scriptures, because in them ye think ye have eternal life; and they are they which testify concerning me;

Luke 16:29

But Abraham says, They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And on account of this we also give thanks to God incessantly, because, receiving the word of God from us by hearing, you received it not as the word of men, but, as it truly is, the word of God, who indeed works in you who believe.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And on account of this we also give thanks to God incessantly, because, receiving the word of God from us by hearing, you received it not as the word of men, but, as it truly is, the word of God, who indeed works in you who believe.

1 Thessalonians 2:13-3

And on account of this we also give thanks to God incessantly, because, receiving the word of God from us by hearing, you received it not as the word of men, but, as it truly is, the word of God, who indeed works in you who believe.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And on account of this we also give thanks to God incessantly, because, receiving the word of God from us by hearing, you received it not as the word of men, but, as it truly is, the word of God, who indeed works in you who believe.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And on account of this we also give thanks to God incessantly, because, receiving the word of God from us by hearing, you received it not as the word of men, but, as it truly is, the word of God, who indeed works in you who believe.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And on account of this we also give thanks to God incessantly, because, receiving the word of God from us by hearing, you received it not as the word of men, but, as it truly is, the word of God, who indeed works in you who believe.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And on account of this we also give thanks to God incessantly, because, receiving the word of God from us by hearing, you received it not as the word of men, but, as it truly is, the word of God, who indeed works in you who believe.

1 Thessalonians 2:13-5

And on account of this we also give thanks to God incessantly, because, receiving the word of God from us by hearing, you received it not as the word of men, but, as it truly is, the word of God, who indeed works in you who believe.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And on account of this we also give thanks to God incessantly, because, receiving the word of God from us by hearing, you received it not as the word of men, but, as it truly is, the word of God, who indeed works in you who believe.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And on account of this we also give thanks to God incessantly, because, receiving the word of God from us by hearing, you received it not as the word of men, but, as it truly is, the word of God, who indeed works in you who believe.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And on account of this we also give thanks to God incessantly, because, receiving the word of God from us by hearing, you received it not as the word of men, but, as it truly is, the word of God, who indeed works in you who believe.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And on account of this we also give thanks to God incessantly, because, receiving the word of God from us by hearing, you received it not as the word of men, but, as it truly is, the word of God, who indeed works in you who believe.

Matthew 13:23

And the one having been sown on good ground, is he that heareth the word, and understandeth it; who truly bears fruit, and produces, some a hundred, some sixty, and some thirty.

Luke 24:44

And He said to them, These are my words which I spoke to you, being still with you, that it behooves all things which have been written concerning me in the law of Moses, and the prophets, and the Psalms, to be fulfilled.

John 1:45-49

Philip finds Nathanael and says to him, We have found Him, of whom Moses and the prophets, in the law, did write, Jesus the son of Joseph, who is from Nazareth.

John 3:21

but every one doing the truth comes to the light, that his works may be made manifest, because they have been wrought in God.

Acts 2:41

Then indeed having received his word they were baptized, and on that day about three thousand souls were added unto them;

Acts 10:33

Then I immediately sent for thee; and thou hast done well being present. Now therefore we are all present before God, to hear all things which have been commanded thee of the Lord.

Acts 11:1

But the apostles and brethren being throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also received the word of God.

Acts 17:1

And having traveled through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came into Thessalonica, where there was a synagogue of the Jews.

1 Thessalonians 1:6

And you became imitators of us, and the Lord, having received the word in much tribulation, with the joy of the Holy Ghost;

2 Thessalonians 2:10

and in all the deception of unrighteousness to those who perish; because they did not receive the divine love of the truth, that they might be saved.

2 Timothy 3:15-17

and that from an infant thou hast known the holy scriptures which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

James 1:21

Therefore having laid aside all filthiness and excess of evil, receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

1 Peter 1:10-12

Concerning which salvation the prophets, who prophesied concerning the grace towards you, sought out and investigated,

1 Peter 2:2

like newly born babes, desire the pure milk of the word, in order that you may grow thereby unto salvation:

2 Peter 1:19-21

And we have the more certain word of prophecy; to which you do well giving heed, as to a light shining in a dark place, until the day may dawn, and the morning-star may rise in your hearts:

1 John 4:5-6

They are of the world: on this account they speak of the world, and the world hears them.

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