Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

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.

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 those who gladly received his word were baptized. There were added that day about three thousand souls. 42 They continued steadfastly in the apostles' teaching and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and prayer. 43 Fear came on every soul, and many wonders and signs were done through the apostles.



Cross References

Acts 1:14

All these with one accord continued steadfastly in prayer and supplication, 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 the disciples were gathered together to break bread, Paul talked with them, intending to depart on the next day, and continued his speech until midnight.

Acts 2:46

Day by day, continuing steadfastly with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread at home, they took their food with gladness and singleness of heart,

Hebrews 10:25

not forsaking our own assembling together, as the custom of some is, but exhorting one another; and so much the more, as you see the Day approaching.

John 8:31-32

Jesus therefore said to those Jews who had believed him, "If you remain in my word, then you are truly my disciples.

1 John 1:3

that which we have seen and heard we declare to you, that you also may have fellowship with us. Yes, and our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son, Jesus Christ.

Mark 4:16-17

These in the same way are those who are sown on the rocky places, who, when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with joy.

Luke 24:35

They related the things that happened along the way, and how he was recognized by them in the breaking of the bread.

Acts 4:23

Being let go, they came to their own company, and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them.

Acts 4:31

When they had prayed, the place was shaken where they were gathered together. They were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and they spoke the word of God with boldness.

Acts 5:12-14

By the hands of the apostles many signs and wonders were done among the people. They were all with one accord in Solomon's porch.

Acts 6:4

But we will continue steadfastly in prayer and in the ministry of the word."

Acts 11:23

who, when he had come, and had seen the grace of God, was glad. He exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they should remain near to the Lord.

Acts 14:22

confirming the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that through many afflictions we must enter into the Kingdom of God.

Acts 20:11

When he had gone up, and had broken bread, and eaten, and had talked with them a long while, even until break of day, he departed.

Romans 12:12

rejoicing in hope; enduring in troubles; continuing steadfastly in prayer;

1 Corinthians 10:16-17

The cup of blessing which we bless, isn't it a sharing of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, isn't it a sharing of the body of Christ?

1 Corinthians 10:21

You can't both drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons. You can't both partake of the table of the Lord, and of the table of demons.

1 Corinthians 11:2

Now I praise you, brothers, that you remember me in all things, and hold firm the traditions, even as I delivered them to you.

1 Corinthians 11:20-26

When therefore you assemble yourselves together, it is not the Lord's supper that you eat.

Galatians 1:6

I marvel that you are so quickly deserting him who called you in the grace of Christ to a different "good news";

Ephesians 2:20

being built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the chief cornerstone;

Ephesians 6:18

with all prayer and requests, praying at all times in the Spirit, and being watchful to this end in all perseverance and requests for all the saints:

Colossians 1:23

if it is so that you continue in the faith, grounded and steadfast, and not moved away from the hope of the Good News which you heard, which is being proclaimed in all creation under heaven; of which I, Paul, was made a servant.

Colossians 4:2

Continue steadfastly in prayer, watching therein with thanksgiving;

2 Timothy 3:14

But you remain in the things which you have learned and have been assured 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 saving of the soul.

2 Peter 3:1-2

This is now, beloved, the second letter that I have written to you; and in both of them I stir up your sincere mind by reminding you;

2 Peter 3:17-18

You therefore, beloved, knowing these things beforehand, beware, lest being carried away with the error of the wicked, you fall from your own steadfastness.

1 John 1:7

But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ, his Son, cleanses us from all sin.

1 John 2:19

They went out from us, but they didn't belong to us; for if they had belonged to us, they would have continued with us. But they left, that they might be revealed that none of them belong to us.

Jude 1:20

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

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