Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

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.

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
And
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

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

ἀνάπτω 
Anapto 
Usage: 2

a fire
πυρά 
Pura 
Usage: 2

and received
προσλαμβάνω 
Proslambano 
Usage: 14

πᾶς 
Pas 
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 
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 And when we were safe, we made the discovery that the island was named Melita. 2 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. 3 But when Paul had got some sticks together and put them on the fire, a snake came out, because of the heat, and gave him a bite on the hand.


Cross References

Acts 28:4

And when the people saw it hanging on his hand, they said to one another, Without doubt this man has put someone to death, and though he has got safely away from the sea, God will not let him go on living.

Romans 1:14

I have a debt to Greeks and to the nations outside; to the wise and to those who have no learning.

1 Corinthians 14:11

But if the sense of the voice is not clear to me, I am like a man from a strange country to him who is talking, and he will be the same to me.

Colossians 3:11

Where there is no Greek or Jew, no one with circumcision or without circumcision, no division between nations, no servant or free man: but Christ is all and in all.

Acts 27:3

And on the day after, we came to Sidon; and Julius was kind to Paul, and let him go to see his friends and take a rest.

Leviticus 19:18

Do not make attempts to get equal with one who has done you wrong, or keep hard feelings against the children of your people, but have love for your neighbour as for yourself: I am the Lord.

Leviticus 19:34

Let him be to you as one of your countrymen and have love for him as for yourself; for you were living in a strange land, in the land of Egypt: I am the Lord your God.

Ezra 10:9

Then all the men of Judah and Benjamin came together to Jerusalem before three days were past; it was the ninth month, on the twentieth day of the month; and all the people were seated in the wide square in front of the house of God, shaking with fear because of this business and because of the great rain.

Proverbs 24:11-12

Be the saviour of those who are given up to death, and do not keep back help from those who are slipping to destruction.

Matthew 10:42

And whoever gives to one of these little ones a cup of cold water only, in the name of a disciple, truly I say to you, he will not go without his reward.

Luke 10:30-37

And Jesus, answering him, said, A certain man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he got into the hands of thieves, who took his clothing and gave him cruel blows, and when they went away, he was half dead.

John 18:18

Now the servants and the police had made a fire of coals because it was cold; they were warming themselves in front of it and Peter was there with them, warming himself.

Romans 2:14-15

For when the Gentiles without the law have a natural desire to do the things in the law, they are a law to themselves;

Romans 2:27

And they, by their keeping of the law without circumcision, will be judges of you, by whom the law is broken though you have the letter of the law and circumcision.

2 Corinthians 11:27

In hard work and weariness, in frequent watchings, going without food and drink, cold and in need of clothing.

Hebrews 13:2

Take care to keep open house: because in this way some have had angels as their guests, without being conscious of it.

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