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Bible in Basic English

And so the church through all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria had peace and was made strong; and, living in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, was increased greatly.

New American Standard Bible

So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace, being built up; and going on in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase.

King James Version

Then had the churches rest throughout all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria, and were edified; and walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Ghost, were multiplied.

Holman Bible

So the church throughout all Judea, Galilee, and Samaria had peace, being built up and walking in the fear of the Lord and in the encouragement of the Holy Spirit, and it increased in numbers.

International Standard Version

So the church throughout Judea, Galilee, and Samaria enjoyed peace. As it continued to be built up and to live in the fear of the Lord, it kept increasing in numbers through the encouragement of the Holy Spirit.

A Conservative Version

Indeed therefore the congregations throughout the whole of Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace, being edified. And, going in the fear of the Lord and in the encouragement of the Holy Spirit, they were multiplied.

American Standard Version

So the church throughout all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria had peace, being edified; and, walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, was multiplied.

Amplified

So the church throughout Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace [without persecution], being built up [in wisdom, virtue, and faith]; and walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort and encouragement of the Holy Spirit, it continued to grow [in numbers].

An Understandable Version

So, the church throughout all of Judea, Galilee and Samaria was multiplied in number, enjoyed peace, was built up [spiritually] and lived in awe of the Lord and was comforted by the Holy Spirit.

Anderson New Testament

Then the churches throughout the whole of Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace, and were edified; and, walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, they were multiplied.

Common New Testament

So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace and was built up; and going on in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Then the churches in all Judea, Galilee, and Samaria, were unmolested and establish'd, and by their religious conduct, and the assistance of the holy spirit, grew more extensive.

Darby Translation

The assemblies then throughout the whole of Judaea and Galilee and Samaria had peace, being edified and walking in the fear of the Lord, and were increased through the comfort of the Holy Spirit.

Godbey New Testament

Then indeed the church had peace throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria, being edified and progressing in the fear of the Lord; and was being multiplied by the exhortation of the Holy Ghost.

Goodspeed New Testament

So the church all over Judea, Galilee, and Samaria was at peace and became established. It lived in reverence for the Lord and, stimulated by the holy Spirit, it grew steadily in numbers.

John Wesley New Testament

Then the church through all Judea, and Galilee, and Samaria had peace: and being built up, and walking in the fear of God, and the comfort of the Holy Ghost, was multiplied.

Julia Smith Translation

Then truly the churches through the Whole of Judea and Galilee and Samaria, had peace, being built up; and going in the fear of the Lord, and in the consolation of the Holy Spirit, were multiplied.

King James 2000

Then had the churches rest throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria, and were edified; and walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, were multiplied.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then the church throughout all of Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace, being strengthened. And living in the fear of the Lord and the encouragement of the Holy Spirit, it was increasing [in numbers].

Modern King James verseion

Then, indeed, the churches had rest throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria, and having been built up. And having gone on in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, they were increased.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then had the congregations rest, throughout all Jewry and Galilee and Samaria, and were edified, and walked in the fear of the Lord; And multiplied by the comfort of the holy ghost.

Moffatt New Testament

Now, all over Judaea, Galilee, and Samaria, the church enjoyed peace; it was consolidated, inspired by reverence for the Lord and by its invocation of the holy Spirit, and so increased in numbers.

Montgomery New Testament

Now throughout the whole of Judea, Galilee, and Samaria the Church continued to enjoy peace and to be spiritually built up. It was increasing in members also, as it kept walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit.

NET Bible

Then the church throughout Judea, Galilee, and Samaria experienced peace and thus was strengthened. Living in the fear of the Lord and in the encouragement of the Holy Spirit, the church increased in numbers.

New Heart English Bible

So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace, and were built up. They were multiplied, walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit.

Noyes New Testament

The church therefore throughout all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria had peace, being built up, and walking in the fear of the Lord; and by the exhortation of the Holy Spirit it was greatly increased.

Sawyer New Testament

Then had the church peace in all Judea and Galilee and Samaria, and being built up, and walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, they were multiplied.

The Emphasized Bible

So then, the assembly throughout the whole of Judaea and Galilee and Samaria, had peace, building itself up, and going on its way in the fear of the Lord; and, by the advocacy of the Holy Spirit, was being multiplied.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then had the churches peace through all Judea and Galilee and Samaria, being edified; and walking in the fear of God, and in the consolation of the Holy Ghost, were multiplied.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And so it came about that the Church, throughout Judea, Galilee, and Samaria, enjoyed peace and became firmly established; and, ordering its life by reverence for the Lord and the help of the Holy Spirit, it increased in numbers.

Webster

Then had the churches rest throughout all Judea, and Galilee, and Samaria, and were edified: and walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, were multiplied.

Weymouth New Testament

The Church, however, throughout the whole of Judaea, Galilee and Samaria, had peace and was spiritually built up; and grew in numbers, living in the fear of the Lord and receiving encouragement from the Holy Spirit.

Williams New Testament

So the church all over Judea, Galilee, and Samaria enjoyed peace, and as it continued to be built up spiritually and to live in reverence for the Lord, it continued to increase in numbers through the encouragement that the Holy Spirit gave.

World English Bible

So the assemblies throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace, and were built up. They were multiplied, walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit.

Worrell New Testament

The assembly, therefore, throughout the whole of Judaea and Galilee and Samaria, was having peace, being built up; and, walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the consolation of the Holy Spirit, was being multiplied.

Worsley New Testament

Then the churches throughout all Judea, and Galilee, and Samaria, had rest, being edified and walking in the fear of the Lord; and through the consolation of the holy Spirit were multiplied.

Youngs Literal Translation

Then, indeed, the assemblies throughout all Judea, and Galilee, and Samaria, had peace, being built up, and, going on in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, they were multiplied.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

had
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

the churches
ἐκκλησία 
Ekklesia 
Usage: 93

εἰρήνη 
Eirene 
Usage: 71

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

all
ὅλος 
Holos 
Usage: 83

Judæa
Ἰουδαία 
Ioudaia 
Usage: 39

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

Γαλιλαία 
Galilaia 
Usage: 60

Σαμάρεια 
Samareia 
Usage: 10

οἰκοδομέω 
Oikodomeo 
Usage: 22

πορεύομαι 
Poreuomai 
go, depart, walk, go way,
Usage: 101

in the fear
φόβος 
Phobos 
Usage: 46

of the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

in the comfort
παράκλησις 
Paraklesis 
Usage: 28

of the Holy
G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

Images Acts 9:31

Prayers for Acts 9:31

Context Readings

Saul In Jerusalem

30 And when the brothers had knowledge of it, they took him to Caesarea and sent him to Tarsus. 31 And so the church through all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria had peace and was made strong; and, living in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, was increased greatly. 32 And it came about that while Peter was going through all parts of the country he came to the saints who were living at Lydda.


Cross References

Acts 8:1

And Saul gave approval to his death. Now at that time a violent attack was started against the church in Jerusalem; and all but the Apostles went away into all parts of Judaea and Samaria.

Nehemiah 5:9

And I said, What you are doing is not good: is it not the more necessary for you to go in the fear of our God, because of the shame which the nations may put on us?

Nehemiah 5:15

But earlier rulers who were before me made the people responsible for their upkeep, and took from them bread and wine at the rate of forty shekels of silver; and even their servants were lords over the people: but I did not do so, because of the fear of God.

Job 28:28

And he said to man, Truly the fear of the Lord is wisdom, and to keep from evil is the way to knowledge.

Job 28:28

And he said to man, Truly the fear of the Lord is wisdom, and to keep from evil is the way to knowledge.

Psalm 111:10

The fear of the Lord is the best part of wisdom: all those who keep his laws are wise: his praise is eternal.

Proverbs 8:13

The fear of the Lord is seen in hating evil: pride, a high opinion of oneself, the evil way, and the false tongue, are unpleasing to me.

Proverbs 14:26-27

For him in whose heart is the fear of the Lord there is strong hope: and his children will have a safe place.

Proverbs 23:17

Have no envy of sinners in your heart, but keep in the fear of the Lord all through the day;

Isaiah 33:6

And she will have no more fear of change, being full of salvation, wisdom, and knowledge: the fear of the Lord is her wealth.

John 14:16-18

And I will make prayer to the Father and he will give you another Helper to be with you for ever,

Romans 5:5

And hope does not put to shame; because our hearts are full of the love of God through the Holy Spirit which is given to us.

Deuteronomy 12:10

But when you have gone over Jordan and are living in the land which the Lord your God is giving you as your heritage, and when he has given you rest from all those on every side who are fighting against you, and you are living there safely;

Joshua 21:44

And the Lord gave them peace on every side, as he had said to their fathers: all those who were against them gave way before them, for the Lord gave them all up into their hands.

Judges 3:30

So Moab was broken that day under the hand of Israel. And for eighty years the land had peace.

1 Chronicles 22:9

But you will have a son who will be a man of rest; and I will give him rest from wars on every side. His name will be Solomon, and in his time I will give Israel peace and quiet;

1 Chronicles 22:18

Is not the Lord your God with you? and has he not given you rest on every side? for the Lord has given the people of the land into my hands, and the land is overcome before the Lord and before his people.

Esther 8:16-17

And the Jews had light and joy and honour.

Psalm 94:13

So that you may give him rest from the days of evil, till a hole is made ready for the destruction of the sinners.

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of the Lord is the start of knowledge: but the foolish have no use for wisdom and teaching.

Proverbs 16:6-7

By mercy and good faith evil-doing is taken away: and by the fear of the Lord men are turned away from evil.

Isaiah 11:2-3

And the spirit of the Lord will be resting on him, the spirit of wisdom and good sense, the spirit of wise guiding and strength, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord;

Isaiah 11:10

And in that day, the eyes of the nations will be turned to the root of Jesse which will be lifted up as the flag of the peoples; and his resting-place will be glory.

Zechariah 8:20-1

This is what the Lord of armies has said: It will again come about that when peoples and those living in great towns come,

Acts 6:7

And the word of God was increasing in power; and the number of the disciples in Jerusalem became very great, and a great number of priests were in agreement with the faith.

Acts 12:24

But the word of the Lord went on increasing.

Acts 16:5

So the churches were made strong in the faith and were increased in number every day.

Romans 14:17

For the kingdom of God is not food and drink, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Romans 14:19

So then, let us go after the things which make peace, and the things by which we may be a help to one another.

Romans 15:13

Now may the God of hope make you full of joy and peace through faith, so that all hope may be yours in the power of the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 3:9-15

For we are workers with God: you are God's planting, God's building.

1 Corinthians 14:4-5

He who makes use of tongues may do good to himself; but he who gives the prophet's word does good to the church.

1 Corinthians 14:12

So if you are desiring the things which the Spirit gives, let your minds be turned first to the things which are for the good of the church.

1 Corinthians 14:26

What is it then, my brothers? when you come together everyone has a holy song, or a revelation, or a tongue, or is giving the sense of it. Let everything be done for the common good.

2 Corinthians 7:1

Because God, then, will give us such rewards, dear brothers, let us make ourselves clean from all evil of flesh and spirit, and become completely holy in the fear of God.

2 Corinthians 10:8

For though I might take pride in our authority (which the Lord gave for building you up, and not for your destruction), it will not be a cause of shame to me:

2 Corinthians 12:19

It may seem to you that all this time we have been attempting to put ourselves in the right; but we are saying these things before God in Christ. For all things, dear brothers, are for your profit.

2 Corinthians 13:10

For this cause I am writing these things while I am away, so that there may be need for me, when I am present, to make use of sharp measures, by the authority which the Lord has given me for building up and not for destruction.

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, a quiet mind, kind acts, well-doing, faith,

Ephesians 1:13-14

In whom you, having been given the true word, the good news of your salvation, and through your faith in him, were given the sign of the Holy Spirit of hope,

Ephesians 4:12

For the training of the saints as servants in the church, for the building up of the body of Christ:

Ephesians 4:16

Through whom all the body, being rightly formed and united together, by the full working of every part, is increased to the building up of itself in love.

Ephesians 4:29

Let no evil talk come out of your mouth, but only what is good for giving necessary teaching, and for grace to those who give ear.

Ephesians 5:21

Letting yourselves be ruled by one another in the fear of Christ.

Ephesians 6:18-19

With prayers and deep desires, making requests at all times in the Spirit, and keeping watch, with strong purpose, in prayer for all the saints,

Philippians 2:1

If then there is any comfort in Christ, any help given by love, any uniting of hearts in the Spirit, any loving mercies and pity,

Colossians 1:10

Living uprightly in the approval of the Lord, giving fruit in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;

1 Thessalonians 5:11

So then, go on comforting and building up one another, as you have been doing.

2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our Father who had love for us and has given us eternal comfort and good hope through grace,

1 Timothy 1:4

Or to give attention to stories and long lists of generations, from which come questionings and doubts, in place of God's ordered way of life which is in faith;

Hebrews 4:9

So that there is still a Sabbath-keeping for the people of God.

Jude 1:20

But you, my loved ones, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, and making prayers in the Holy Spirit,

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