Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

They were continually devoting themselves to the apostles' teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.

King James Version

And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.

Holman Bible

And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching, to fellowship, to the breaking of bread, and to prayers.

International Standard Version

The believers continued to devote themselves to what the apostles were teaching, to fellowship, to the breaking of bread, and to times of prayer.

A Conservative Version

And they were continuing steadfastly in the apostles doctrine, and in fellowship, and in the breaking of bread, and the prayers.

American Standard Version

And they continued stedfastly in the apostles teaching and fellowship, in the breaking of bread and the prayers.

Amplified

And they steadfastly persevered, devoting themselves constantly to the instruction and fellowship of the apostles, to the breaking of bread [including the Lord's Supper] and prayers.

An Understandable Version

And these [new converts] continued regularly [to listen] to the teaching of the apostles and to share with them; they broke bread [in memory of Jesus] and continued praying.

Anderson New Testament

And they attended constantly to the teaching of the apostles, and the fellowship, and the breaking of bread, and the prayers.

Bible in Basic English

And they kept their attention fixed on the Apostles' teaching and were united together in the taking of broken bread and in prayer.

Common New Testament

They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.

Daniel Mace New Testament

they continued stedfastly in the apostolical doctrine of a community, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.

Darby Translation

And they persevered in the teaching and fellowship of the apostles, in breaking of bread and prayers.

Godbey New Testament

and they were persevering in the teaching of the apostles and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers.

Goodspeed New Testament

And they devoted themselves to the teaching and the society of the apostles, the breaking of bread, and prayer.

John Wesley New Testament

And they continued stedfast in the teaching of the apostles, and the fellowship, and the breaking of bread, and the prayers.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And they continued steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship and in breaking of bread and in prayers.

Julia Smith Translation

And they were persevering in the teaching of the sent, and in mutual participation, and breaking of bread, and prayers.

King James 2000

And they continued steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they were devoting themselves to the teaching of the apostles and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayers.

Modern King James verseion

And they were continuing steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine, and in fellowship and in the breaking of the loaves, and in prayers.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they continued in the Apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayer.

Moffatt New Testament

They devoted themselves to the instruction given by the apostles and to fellowship, breaking bread and praying together.

Montgomery New Testament

and they stedfastly continued in the teaching of the apostles, and in the fellowship, in the breaking of the bread, and in the prayers.

NET Bible

They were devoting themselves to the apostles' teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.

New Heart English Bible

They continued steadfastly in the apostles' teaching and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and prayer.

New simplified Bible

They continued devoting themselves to doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.

Noyes New Testament

And they were constantly attending on the teaching of the apostles, and the imparting [of their substance], the breaking of bread, and the prayers.

Sawyer New Testament

and they attended constantly to the teaching and companionship of the apostles, the breaking of bread and the prayers.

The Emphasized Bible

And they went on to give constant attention - unto the teaching of the apostles, and unto the fellowship, unto the breaking of bread, and unto the prayers.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And they persevered stedfastly in the doctrine of the apostles, and in communion, and in breaking bread, and in prayers.

Twentieth Century New Testament

They devoted themselves to the teaching of the Apostles and to the Common Life of the Church, to the Breaking of the Bread and to the Prayers.

Webster

And they continued steadfastly in the apostles doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.

Weymouth New Testament

and they were constant in listening to the teaching of the Apostles and in their attendance at the Communion, that is, the Breaking of the Bread, and at prayer.

Williams New Testament

And they devoted themselves to the teaching of the apostles and to fellowship with one another, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.

World English Bible

They continued steadfastly in the apostles' teaching and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and prayer.

Worrell New Testament

and they were constantly attending the teaching of the apostles and the fellowship, and the breaking of bread, and the prayers.

Worsley New Testament

And they continued stedfast in the apostles doctrine, and fellowship, and in the breaking of bread, and in prayers.

Youngs Literal Translation

and they were continuing stedfastly in the teaching of the apostles, and the fellowship, and the breaking of the bread, and the prayers.

Verse Picture

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

προσκαρτερέω 
Proskartereo 
Usage: 10

in
διδαχή 
Didache 
Usage: 25

the apostles'
ἀπόστολος 
Apostolos 
Usage: 78

διδαχή 
Didache 
Usage: 25

and





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

κοινωνία 
Koinonia 
Usage: 20

κλάσις 
Klasis 
Usage: 2

of bread
ἄρτος 
Artos 
Usage: 61

Devotionals

Devotionals about Acts 2:42

Images Acts 2:42

Context Readings

A Generous And Growing Church

41 So then, those who had received his word were baptized; and that day there were added about three thousand souls. 42 They were continually devoting themselves to the apostles' teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. 43 Everyone kept feeling a sense of awe; and many wonders and signs were taking place through the apostles.



Cross References

Acts 1:14

These all with one mind were continually devoting themselves to prayer, along with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with His brothers.

Acts 20:7

On the first day of the week, when we were gathered together to break bread, Paul began talking to them, intending to leave the next day, and he prolonged his message until midnight.

Acts 2:46

Day by day continuing with one mind in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, they were taking their meals together with gladness and sincerity of heart,

Hebrews 10:25

not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another; and all the more as you see the day drawing near.

John 8:31-32

So Jesus was saying to those Jews who had believed Him, "If you continue in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine;

1 John 1:3

what we have seen and heard we proclaim to you also, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father, and with His Son Jesus Christ.

Mark 4:16-17

"In a similar way these are the ones on whom seed was sown on the rocky places, who, when they hear the word, immediately receive it with joy;

Luke 24:35

They began to relate their experiences on the road and how He was recognized by them in the breaking of the bread.

Acts 4:23

When they had been released, they went to their own companions and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them.

Acts 4:31

And when they had prayed, the place where they had gathered together was shaken, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak the word of God with boldness.

Acts 5:12-14

At the hands of the apostles many signs and wonders were taking place among the people; and they were all with one accord in Solomon's portico.

Acts 6:4

"But we will devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word."

Acts 11:23

Then when he arrived and witnessed the grace of God, he rejoiced and began to encourage them all with resolute heart to remain true to the Lord;

Acts 14:22

strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying, "Through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God."

Acts 20:11

When he had gone back up and had broken the bread and eaten, he talked with them a long while until daybreak, and then left.

Romans 12:12

rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer,

1 Corinthians 10:16-17

Is not the cup of blessing which we bless a sharing in the blood of Christ? Is not the bread which we break a sharing in the body of Christ?

1 Corinthians 10:21

You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons; you cannot partake of the table of the Lord and the table of demons.

1 Corinthians 11:2

Now I praise you because you remember me in everything and hold firmly to the traditions, just as I delivered them to you.

1 Corinthians 11:20-26

Therefore when you meet together, it is not to eat the Lord's Supper,

Galatians 1:6

I am amazed that you are so quickly deserting Him who called you by the grace of Christ, for a different gospel;

Ephesians 2:20

having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the corner stone,

Ephesians 6:18

With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints,

Colossians 1:23

if indeed you continue in the faith firmly established and steadfast, and not moved away from the hope of the gospel that you have heard, which was proclaimed in all creation under heaven, and of which I, Paul, was made a minister.

Colossians 4:2

Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it with an attitude of thanksgiving;

2 Timothy 3:14

You, however, continue in the things you have learned and become convinced of, knowing from whom you have learned them,

Hebrews 10:39

But we are not of those who shrink back to destruction, but of those who have faith to the preserving of the soul.

2 Peter 3:1-2

This is now, beloved, the second letter I am writing to you in which I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder,

2 Peter 3:17-18

You therefore, beloved, knowing this beforehand, be on your guard so that you are not carried away by the error of unprincipled men and fall from your own steadfastness,

1 John 1:7

but if we walk in the Light as He Himself is in the Light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin.

1 John 2:19

They went out from us, but they were not really of us; for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us; but they went out, so that it would be shown that they all are not of us.

Jude 1:20

But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit,



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