Parallel Verses

Daniel Mace New Testament

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

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.

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

They were continually and faithfully devoting themselves to the instruction of the apostles, and to fellowship, to eating meals together and to 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.

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.

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 then they that embraced his doctrine, were baptized: and there were about three thousand converts made that very day. 42 they continued stedfastly in the apostolical doctrine of a community, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers. 43 and all the people were allarm'd at the many prodigies and miracles which were done by the apostles.



Cross References

Acts 1:14

and unanimously persevere in prayer with the women, Mary the mother of Jesus, and his brethren being present.

Acts 20:7

on the first day of the week we assembled to break bread, when Paul, who was to depart on the morrow, gave them a sermon, which lasted till midnight.

Acts 2:46

and continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, they did eat their meals with gladness, and simplicity of heart,

Hebrews 10:25

as some do; but encourage one another: even so much the more, as you see the day approaching.

John 8:31-32

Jesus said therefore to those Jews who believed on him, if you adhere to my doctrine, then will you be my disciples indeed; and ye shall know the truth,

1 John 1:3

what we have seen and heard, we declare unto you, that ye also may be of the same society with us: and truly associated with the father, and with his son Jesus Christ.

Mark 4:16-17

in like manner, they who receive seed on stony-ground, are such as upon hearing the word, do immediately receive it with joy.

Luke 24:35

Thereupon the two disciples related what had hapned on the road, and how they first discover'd who Jesus was at his breaking of bread.

Acts 4:23

As soon as they were discharg'd, they went to their brethren, and reported all that the chief priests and senators had said to them:

Acts 4:31

When they had prayed, the place where they were assembled, trembled; they were all filled with the holy spirit, and they spake the word of God with boldness.

Acts 5:12-14

Thus were many signs and wonders wrought among the people, by the apostles, who us'd to meet in Solomon's porch with great unanimity:

Acts 6:4

whilst we shall continue our applications to prayer, and to preaching.

Acts 11:23

who upon his arrival there, was glad to see such effects of the divine grace, and exhorted them all to remain firmly attach'd to the christian profession:

Acts 14:22

encouraging the disciples, exhorting them to persevere in the faith, representing that it is thro' much tribulation that we must enter into the kingdom of God.

Acts 20:11

then Paul went up again, and having broken bread and eaten, he reassumed his discourse till break of day, and then departed.

Romans 12:12

be joyful in hope; be patient under affliction; persevere in prayer;

1 Corinthians 10:16-17

the cup of benediction which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ? the bread which we break, is it not the communion of the body of Christ?

1 Corinthians 10:21

you should not drink the cup of the Lord, and the cup of demons: you should not be partakers of the Lord's table, and of the table of demons.

1 Corinthians 11:2

now I commend you, brethren, for remembring all my orders, and for keeping the rules I delivered to you.

1 Corinthians 11:20-26

when you thus assemble therefore, this is not eating the Lord's supper.

Galatians 1:6

from me, who called you by the grace of Christ; this can be

Ephesians 2:20

being built upon the foundation laid by the apostles and prophets, whereof Jesus Christ himself is the main stone of the angle:

Ephesians 6:18

Pour out your souls unto God upon all occasions, watching in prayer with all perseverance and supplication for all christians:

Colossians 1:23

provided you continue well-grounded and settled in the faith, and do not abandon that hope which has been offer'd to you by the gospel, and is proclaim'd to all mankind; of which I Paul am made a minister.

Colossians 4:2

Persevere and be vigilant in prayer and in thanksgiving:

2 Timothy 3:14

But be you attach'd to the doctrine you have learnt, with which you are intrusted, considering by whom you have been instructed:

Hebrews 10:39

as for us, we are not such as desert to their own destruction; but such as persevere in the faith, to the saving of our souls.

2 Peter 3:1-2

This is the second letter I now write to you, my brethren, by which I would awaken your sincere attention,

2 Peter 3:17-18

Do you then, my dear brethren, being thus forewarn'd, take care not to be seduc'd by those prophane impostors, and so lose the reward of your constancy.

1 John 1:7

but if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have society one with another, and the blood of his son Jesus Christ cleanseth us from all sin.

1 John 2:19

they went out from us, but they were not of us: for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us: but they went out, that it might be manifest, that they were not all of us.

Jude 1:20

but you, my brethren, improve yourselves in your most holy faith, present your addresses by the holy spirit,

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