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Acts 18:24

And a certain Jew named Apollos, born at Alexandria, an eloquent man and mighty in the scriptures, came to Ephesus.

Acts 18:26

And he began to speak boldly in the synagogue, but when Aquila and Priscilla had heard him, they took him unto them and expounded unto him the way of God more perfectly.

Acts 18:27

And when he was disposed to pass into Achaia, the exhorted brethren wrote the disciples to receive him, who, when he was come, was very helpful through grace unto those who had believed;

1 Corinthians 3:4

For while one says, I am of Paul, and another, I am of Apollos, are ye not carnal?

1 Corinthians 4:6

And these things, brethren, I have in a figure transferred to myself and to Apollos for your sakes, that in us ye might not learn above that which is written, lest because of one, some of you become puffed up against others.

1 Corinthians 16:12

As touching our brother Apollos, I greatly desired him to come unto you with some of the brothers, but his will was not at all to come at this time, but he will come when he shall have opportunity.

Titus 3:13

Send Zenas the lawyer and Apollos on ahead, procuring that nothing be lacking unto them.

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Apollos » General references to

Acts 18:24

And a certain Jew named Apollos, born at Alexandria, an eloquent man and mighty in the scriptures, came to Ephesus.

Acts 19:1

And it came to pass that while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul, having passed through the upper coasts, came to Ephesus, and finding certain disciples,

1 Corinthians 3:4

For while one says, I am of Paul, and another, I am of Apollos, are ye not carnal?

1 Corinthians 16:12

As touching our brother Apollos, I greatly desired him to come unto you with some of the brothers, but his will was not at all to come at this time, but he will come when he shall have opportunity.

More verses: Titus 3:13

Apollos » Facts concerning » Very popular in corinth, where, apparently, a faction gathered about him

1 Corinthians 1:11-12

For it has been declared unto me of you, my brethren, by those of the house of Chloe, that there are contentions among you. In other words, that each one of you says, I am of Paul, and I of Apollos, and I of Cephas, and I of Christ.

1 Corinthians 3:4-6

For while one says, I am of Paul, and another, I am of Apollos, are ye not carnal? Who then is Paul? and who is Apollos? but servants by whom ye believed, each one according to that which the Lord gave. I have planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the increase.

Apollos » An eloquent, Christian convert at corinth

Acts 19:1

And it came to pass that while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul, having passed through the upper coasts, came to Ephesus, and finding certain disciples,

Acts 18:24-28

And a certain Jew named Apollos, born at Alexandria, an eloquent man and mighty in the scriptures, came to Ephesus. This man was instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in the spirit, he spoke and taught diligently the things of the Lord, teaching only in the baptism of John. And he began to speak boldly in the synagogue, but when Aquila and Priscilla had heard him, they took him unto them and expounded unto him the way of God more perfectly. read more.
And when he was disposed to pass into Achaia, the exhorted brethren wrote the disciples to receive him, who, when he was come, was very helpful through grace unto those who had believed; for he mightily convinced the Jews in public, showing by the scriptures that Jesus was the Christ.

1 Corinthians 3:4-7

For while one says, I am of Paul, and another, I am of Apollos, are ye not carnal? Who then is Paul? and who is Apollos? but servants by whom ye believed, each one according to that which the Lord gave. I have planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the increase. read more.
So then neither is he that plants anything, neither he that waters, but God that gives the increase.

Apollos » Facts concerning » Possibly hesitated to return there for that reason

1 Corinthians 16:12

As touching our brother Apollos, I greatly desired him to come unto you with some of the brothers, but his will was not at all to come at this time, but he will come when he shall have opportunity.

Apollos » Facts concerning » A converted jew, eloquent, fervent, mighty in the scriptures

Acts 18:24-25

And a certain Jew named Apollos, born at Alexandria, an eloquent man and mighty in the scriptures, came to Ephesus. This man was instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in the spirit, he spoke and taught diligently the things of the Lord, teaching only in the baptism of John.

Apollos » Facts concerning » Instructed in the gospel by aquila and priscilla

Acts 18:26

And he began to speak boldly in the synagogue, but when Aquila and Priscilla had heard him, they took him unto them and expounded unto him the way of God more perfectly.

Apollos » Refuses to return to rome

1 Corinthians 16:12

As touching our brother Apollos, I greatly desired him to come unto you with some of the brothers, but his will was not at all to come at this time, but he will come when he shall have opportunity.

Apollos » Paul writes titus about

Titus 3:13

Send Zenas the lawyer and Apollos on ahead, procuring that nothing be lacking unto them.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Apollos

Acts 18:26

And he began to speak boldly in the synagogue, but when Aquila and Priscilla had heard him, they took him unto them and expounded unto him the way of God more perfectly.

Christian ministers » Success attending » Apollos

Acts 18:24-28

And a certain Jew named Apollos, born at Alexandria, an eloquent man and mighty in the scriptures, came to Ephesus. This man was instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in the spirit, he spoke and taught diligently the things of the Lord, teaching only in the baptism of John. And he began to speak boldly in the synagogue, but when Aquila and Priscilla had heard him, they took him unto them and expounded unto him the way of God more perfectly. read more.
And when he was disposed to pass into Achaia, the exhorted brethren wrote the disciples to receive him, who, when he was come, was very helpful through grace unto those who had believed; for he mightily convinced the Jews in public, showing by the scriptures that Jesus was the Christ.

Diligence » Exemplified » Apollos

Acts 18:25

This man was instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in the spirit, he spoke and taught diligently the things of the Lord, teaching only in the baptism of John.

Diligence » Figurative » Apollos

Acts 18:25

This man was instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in the spirit, he spoke and taught diligently the things of the Lord, teaching only in the baptism of John.

Missionaries » Exemplified » Apollos

Acts 18:25

This man was instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in the spirit, he spoke and taught diligently the things of the Lord, teaching only in the baptism of John.

Missionaries » Apollos

Acts 18:24

And a certain Jew named Apollos, born at Alexandria, an eloquent man and mighty in the scriptures, came to Ephesus.

Orator » Instances of » Apollos

Acts 18:24-28

And a certain Jew named Apollos, born at Alexandria, an eloquent man and mighty in the scriptures, came to Ephesus. This man was instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in the spirit, he spoke and taught diligently the things of the Lord, teaching only in the baptism of John. And he began to speak boldly in the synagogue, but when Aquila and Priscilla had heard him, they took him unto them and expounded unto him the way of God more perfectly. read more.
And when he was disposed to pass into Achaia, the exhorted brethren wrote the disciples to receive him, who, when he was come, was very helpful through grace unto those who had believed; for he mightily convinced the Jews in public, showing by the scriptures that Jesus was the Christ.

Zeal » Holy--exemplified » Apollos

Acts 18:25

This man was instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in the spirit, he spoke and taught diligently the things of the Lord, teaching only in the baptism of John.