Acts 28:2



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The natives showed us extraordinary kindness; for because of the rain that had set in and because of the cold, they kindled a fire and received us all.

King James Version

And the barbarous people shewed us no little kindness: for they kindled a fire, and received us every one, because of the present rain, and because of the cold.

International Standard Version

The people who lived there were unusually kind to us. It had started to rain and was cold, so they started a bonfire and invited us to join them around it.

A Conservative Version

And the foreigners presented uncommon kindness to us, for, having kindled a fire, they received us all because of the present rain, and because of the cold.

American Standard Version

And the barbarians showed us no common kindness; for they kindled a fire, and received us all, because of the present rain, and because of the cold.

Amplified

And the natives showed us unusual and remarkable kindness, for they kindled a fire and welcomed and received us all, since it had begun to rain and was cold.

An Understandable Version

The natives [there] showed us uncommon kindness. It had begun to rain and was [getting] cold, so they built a fire and made us feel welcome.

Anderson New Testament

And the barbarians showed us no ordinary kindness; for they kindled a fire, and received us all, because of the rain which was falling, and because of the cold.

Bible in Basic English

And the simple people living there were uncommonly kind to us, for they made a fire for us, and took us in, because it was raining and cold.

Common New Testament

The natives showed us unusual kindness, for they kindled a fire and welcomed us all, because it had begun to rain and was cold.

Daniel Mace New Testament

where the inhabitants, as much barbarians, as they were, receiv'd us with great humanity. they kindled a fire, and secur'd us from the falling rains, as well as the cold:

Darby Translation

But the barbarians shewed us no common kindness; for, having kindled a fire, they took us all in because of the rain that was falling and because of the cold.

Godbey New Testament

And the barbarians extended no small philanthropy to us: for, having kindled a fire, they received us all to it, on account of the recent rain and cold.

Goodspeed New Testament

The natives showed us remarkable kindness, for they made a fire and welcomed us, because of the rain that had come on and the cold.

Holman Bible

The local people showed us extraordinary kindness, for they lit a fire and took us all in, since rain was falling and it was cold.

John Wesley New Testament

And the barbarians shewed us uncommon kindness; for having kindled a fire, they brought us all to it, because of the present rain, and because of the cold.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the barbarous people showed us no little kindness; for they kindled a great fire and received all of us because of the present rain and because of the cold.

Julia Smith Translation

And the foreigners bestowed upon us no ordinary kindness: for having lighted a pile of wood, they received us all on account of the impending rain, and for the cold.

King James 2000

And the native people showed us no little kindness: for they kindled a fire, and received us every one, because of the present rain, and because of the cold.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the local inhabitants showed {extraordinary} kindness to us, for they lit a fire [and] welcomed us all, because of the rain that had begun and because of the cold.

Modern King James verseion

And the foreigners showed us not the common kindness. For they kindled a fire and welcomed all of us, because of the rain coming on, and because of the cold.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and the people of the country showed us no little kindness, for they kindled a fire and received us every one because of the present rain, and because of cold.

Moffatt New Testament

The natives showed us uncommon kindness, for they lit a fire and welcomed us all to it, as the rain had come on and it was chilly.

Montgomery New Testament

The foreign-speaking people showed us uncommon kindness, for they lighted a fire and made us all welcome, because of the rain and because of the cold.

NET Bible

The local inhabitants showed us extraordinary kindness, for they built a fire and welcomed us all because it had started to rain and was cold.

New Heart English Bible

The natives showed us uncommon kindness; for they kindled a fire, and received us all, because of the present rain, and because of the cold.

New simplified Bible

The natives there were very friendly to us. It started to rain and was cold, so they built a fire and made us all welcome.

Noyes New Testament

And the barbarians showed us no little kindness; for they kindled a fire, and received us all, because of the rain which had come on, and because of the cold.

Sawyer New Testament

And the barbarians showed us no ordinary humanity; for kindling a fire they received us all, on account of the rain which was falling, and the cold.

The Emphasized Bible

And, the natives, began to shew us no common philanthropy; for, kindling a fire, they received us all, because of the rain that had set in, and because of the cold.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And the rude people treated us with singular humanity; for, lighting a fire, they received us all, because of the violent rain, and because of the cold.

Twentieth Century New Testament

The natives showed us marked kindness, for they lit a fire and took us all under shelter, because it had come on to rain and was cold.

Webster

And the barbarous people showed us no little kindness: for they kindled a fire, and received us every one, because of the present rain, and because of the cold.

Weymouth New Testament

The strange-speaking natives showed us remarkable kindness, for they lighted a fire and made us all welcome because of the pelting rain and the cold.

Williams New Testament

Now the natives showed us remarkable kindness, for they made us a fire and welcomed us to it because of the downpouring rain and the cold.

World English Bible

The natives showed us uncommon kindness; for they kindled a fire, and received us all, because of the present rain, and because of the cold.

Worrell New Testament

And the barbarians were extending to us no ordinary kindness; for, having kindled a fire, they took us all in, because of the present rain, and because of the cold.

Worsley New Testament

And the barbarians shewed us uncommon humanity: for they kindled a fire and took us all in, because of the present rain, and of the cold.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the foreigners were shewing us no ordinary kindness, for having kindled a fire, they received us all, because of the pressing rain, and because of the cold;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

βάρβαρος 
Barbaros 
Usage: 6

παρέχω 
Parecho 
Usage: 11

us
ἡμῖν 
hemin 
ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
us , we , our , for us
us , we , our , us-ward 9 , not tr
Usage: 160
Usage: 170

no
οὐ 
Ou 
not , no , cannot ,
Usage: 1032

τυγχάνω 
Tugchano 
obtain , be , chance , little , enjoy , may be , not tr ,
Usage: 11

φιλανθρωπία 
Philanthropia 
Usage: 2

γάρ 
Gar 
for , , not tr
Usage: 825

ἀνάπτω 
Anapto 
Usage: 2

a fire
πυρά 
Pura 
Usage: 2

προσλαμβάνω 
Proslambano 
Usage: 14

πᾶς 
Pas 
all , all things , every , all men , whosoever , everyone , whole , all manner of , every man , no Trans , every thing , any , whatsoever , whosoever 9 , always , daily , any thing , no , not tr ,
Usage: 704

διά 
Dia 
διά 
Dia 
by , through , with , for , for ... sake , therefore , for this cause , because ,
by , through , with , for , for ... sake , therefore , for this cause , because ,
Usage: 527
Usage: 527

of the present
ἐφίστημι 
Ephistemi 
come upon , come , stand , stand by ,
Usage: 20

ὑετός 
Huetos 
Usage: 6

and

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

Context Readings

Paul On Malta

1 When they had been brought safely through, then we found out that the island was called Malta. 2 The natives showed us extraordinary kindness; for because of the rain that had set in and because of the cold, they kindled a fire and received us all. 3 But when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and laid them on the fire, a viper came out because of the heat and fastened itself on his hand.


Cross References

Acts 28:4

When the natives saw the creature hanging from his hand, they began saying to one another, "Undoubtedly this man is a murderer, and though he has been saved from the sea, justice has not allowed him to live."

Romans 1:14

I am under obligation both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish.

1 Corinthians 14:11

If then I do not know the meaning of the language, I will be to the one who speaks a barbarian, and the one who speaks will be a barbarian to me.

Colossians 3:11

a renewal in which there is no distinction between Greek and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave and freeman, but Christ is all, and in all.

Acts 27:3

The next day we put in at Sidon; and Julius treated Paul with consideration and allowed him to go to his friends and receive care.

Leviticus 19:18

'You shall not take vengeance, nor bear any grudge against the sons of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself; I am the LORD.

Leviticus 19:34

'The stranger who resides with you shall be to you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt; I am the LORD your God.

Ezra 10:9

So all the men of Judah and Benjamin assembled at Jerusalem within the three days. It was the ninth month on the twentieth of the month, and all the people sat in the open square before the house of God, trembling because of this matter and the heavy rain.

Proverbs 24:11-12

Deliver those who are being taken away to death, And those who are staggering to slaughter, Oh hold them back.

Matthew 10:42

"And whoever in the name of a disciple gives to one of these little ones even a cup of cold water to drink, truly I say to you, he shall not lose his reward."

Luke 10:30-37

Jesus replied and said, "A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among robbers, and they stripped him and beat him, and went away leaving him half dead.

John 18:18

Now the slaves and the officers were standing there, having made a charcoal fire, for it was cold and they were warming themselves; and Peter was also with them, standing and warming himself.

Romans 2:14-15

For when Gentiles who do not have the Law do instinctively the things of the Law, these, not having the Law, are a law to themselves,

Romans 2:27

And he who is physically uncircumcised, if he keeps the Law, will he not judge you who though having the letter of the Law and circumcision are a transgressor of the Law?

2 Corinthians 11:27

I have been in labor and hardship, through many sleepless nights, in hunger and thirst, often without food, in cold and exposure.

Hebrews 13:2

Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by this some have entertained angels without knowing it.



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