Parallel Verses

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.

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 the fellowship, to the breaking of bread, and to the prayers.

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.

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

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

Prayers for Acts 2:42

Context Readings

A Generous And Growing Church

41 So those who welcomed his message were baptized. That day about 3,000 people were added to their number. 42 The believers continued to devote themselves to what the apostles were teaching, to fellowship, to the breaking of bread, and to times of prayer. 43 A sense of fear came over everyone, and many wonders and signs were being done by the apostles.



Cross References

Acts 1:14

With one mind, all of them kept devoting themselves to prayer, along with the women (including Mary the mother of Jesus) and his brothers.

Acts 20:7

On the first day of the week, when we had met to break bread, Paul began to address the people. Since he intended to leave the next day, he went on speaking until midnight.

Acts 2:46

United in purpose, they went to the Temple every day, ate at each other's homes, and shared their food with glad and humble hearts.

Hebrews 10:25

not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another even more as you see the day of the Lord coming nearer.

John 8:31-32

So Jesus told those Jews who had believed in him, "If you continue in my word, you are really my disciples.

1 John 1:3

What we have seen and heard we declare to you so that you, too, can have fellowship with us. Now this fellowship of ours is with the Father and with his Son, Jesus, the Messiah.

Mark 4:16-17

Others are like the seeds sown on the stony ground. When they hear the word, at once they joyfully accept it,

Luke 24:35

Then the two men began to tell what had happened on the road and how they had recognized him when he broke the bread in pieces.

Acts 4:23

After they were released, Peter and John went to their fellow believers and told them everything the high priests and the elders had said.

Acts 4:31

When they had prayed, the place where they were meeting was shaken, and all of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and continued to speak messages from God boldly.

Acts 5:12-14

Now many signs and wonders were being performed by the apostles among the people, who were gathered together in Solomon's Colonnade.

Acts 6:4

Then we'll devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word."

Acts 11:23

When he arrived, he rejoiced to see what the grace of God had done, and with hearty determination he kept encouraging all of them to remain faithful to the Lord,

Acts 14:22

strengthening the disciples and encouraging them to continue in the faith. "We must endure many hardships," they said, "to get into the kingdom of God."

Acts 20:11

Then he went back upstairs, broke bread, and ate. He talked with them for a long time, until dawn, and then left.

Romans 12:12

Be joyful in hope, patient in trouble, and persistent in prayer.

1 Corinthians 10:16-17

The cup of blessing that we bless is our fellowship in the blood of the Messiah, isn't it? The bread that we break is our fellowship in the body of the Messiah, isn't it?

1 Corinthians 10:21

You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons. You cannot dine with the Lord and dine with demons,

1 Corinthians 11:2

I praise you for remembering everything I told you and for holding to the traditions that I passed on to you.

1 Corinthians 11:20-26

When you gather in the same place, it is not to eat the Lord's Supper.

Galatians 1:6

I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you by the grace of the Messiah and, instead, are following a different gospel,

Ephesians 2:20

having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, the Messiah Jesus himself being the cornerstone.

Ephesians 6:18

Pray in the Spirit at all times with every kind of prayer and request. Likewise, be alert with your most diligent efforts and pray for all the saints.

Colossians 1:23

However, you must remain firmly established and steadfast in the faith, without being moved from the hope of the gospel that you heard, which has been proclaimed to every creature under heaven and of which I, Paul, have become a servant.

Colossians 4:2

Devote yourselves to prayer. Be alert and thankful when you pray.

2 Timothy 3:14

But as for you, continue in what you have learned and found to be true, because you know from whom you learned it.

Hebrews 10:39

Now, we do not belong to those who turn back and are destroyed, but to those who have faith and are saved.

2 Peter 3:1-2

Dear friends, this is now the second of two letters I am writing to you, in which I have been trying to stimulate your pure minds by reminding you

2 Peter 3:17-18

And so, dear friends, since you already know these things, continuously be on your guard not to be carried away by the deception of lawless people. Otherwise, you may fall from your secure position.

1 John 1:7

But if we keep living 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 left us, but they were not part of us, for if they had been part of us, they would have stayed with us. Their leaving made it clear that none of them was really part of us.

Jude 1:20

But you, dear friends, must continue to build your most holy faith for your own benefit. Furthermore, continue to pray in the Holy Spirit.

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