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ACTS 2:47In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 47 Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved.

EPHESIANS 4:11–12Verses in the Bible

  • 11 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;
    Ephesians 4:11 Meaning
  • 12 For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:
    Ephesians 4:12 Meaning

MATTHEW 16:18In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 18 And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

JOHN 12:32In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 32 And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me.

1 CORINTHIANS 3:11In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 11 For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.

ACTS 9:31In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 31 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.

ROMANS 12:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

2 TIMOTHY 3:16–5Verses in the Bible

  • 16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
    2 Timothy 3:16 Meaning
  • 17 That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.
    2 Timothy 3:17 Meaning

ACTS 20:20–31Verses in the Bible

  • 20 And how I kept back nothing that was profitable unto you, but have shewed you, and have taught you publickly, and from house to house,
    Acts 20:20 Meaning
  • 21 Testifying both to the Jews, and also to the Greeks, repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.
    Acts 20:21 Meaning
  • 22 And now, behold, I go bound in the spirit unto Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there:
    Acts 20:22 Meaning
  • 23 Save that the Holy Ghost witnesseth in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me.
    Acts 20:23 Meaning
  • 24 But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
    Acts 20:24 Meaning
  • 25 And now, behold, I know that ye all, among whom I have gone preaching the kingdom of God, shall see my face no more.
    Acts 20:25 Meaning
  • 26 Wherefore I take you to record this day, that I am pure from the blood of all men.
    Acts 20:26 Meaning
  • 27 For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God.
    Acts 20:27 Meaning
  • 28 Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.
    Acts 20:28 Meaning
  • 29 For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock.
    Acts 20:29 Meaning
  • 30 Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them.
    Acts 20:30 Meaning
  • 31 Therefore watch, and remember, that by the space of three years I ceased not to warn every one night and day with tears.
    Acts 20:31 Meaning

1 TIMOTHY 4:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.

TITUS 1:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee:

GALATIANS 5:16–26Verses in the Bible

  • 16 This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.
    Galatians 5:16 Meaning
  • 17 For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that ye cannot do the things that ye would.
    Galatians 5:17 Meaning
  • 18 But if ye be led of the Spirit, ye are not under the law.
    Galatians 5:18 Meaning
  • 19 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,
    Galatians 5:19 Meaning
  • 20 Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,
    Galatians 5:20 Meaning
  • 21 Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
    Galatians 5:21 Meaning
  • 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,
    Galatians 5:22 Meaning
  • 23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.
    Galatians 5:23 Meaning
  • 24 And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.
    Galatians 5:24 Meaning
  • 25 If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.
    Galatians 5:25 Meaning
  • 26 Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another.
    Galatians 5:26 Meaning

ACTS 2:42In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 42 And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.

ACTS 12:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God for him.

1 PETER 1:13–19Verses in the Bible

  • 13 Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;
    1 Peter 1:13 Meaning
  • 14 As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance:
    1 Peter 1:14 Meaning
  • 15 But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation;
    1 Peter 1:15 Meaning
  • 16 Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.
    1 Peter 1:16 Meaning
  • 17 And if ye call on the Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to every man's work, pass the time of your sojourning here in fear:
    1 Peter 1:17 Meaning
  • 18 Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers;
    1 Peter 1:18 Meaning
  • 19 But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot:
    1 Peter 1:19 Meaning

PSALM 40:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the Lord.

1 TIMOTHY 3:1–16Verses in the Bible

  • 1 This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.
    1 Timothy 3:1 Meaning
  • 2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
    1 Timothy 3:2 Meaning
  • 3 Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;
    1 Timothy 3:3 Meaning
  • 4 One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity;
    1 Timothy 3:4 Meaning
  • 5 (For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)
    1 Timothy 3:5 Meaning
  • 6 Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil.
    1 Timothy 3:6 Meaning
  • 7 Moreover he must have a good report of them which are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
    1 Timothy 3:7 Meaning
  • 8 Likewise must the deacons be grave, not doubletongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre;
    1 Timothy 3:8 Meaning
  • 9 Holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience.
    1 Timothy 3:9 Meaning
  • 10 And let these also first be proved; then let them use the office of a deacon, being found blameless.
    1 Timothy 3:10 Meaning
  • 11 Even so must their wives be grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things.
    1 Timothy 3:11 Meaning
  • 12 Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.
    1 Timothy 3:12 Meaning
  • 13 For they that have used the office of a deacon well purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.
    1 Timothy 3:13 Meaning
  • 14 These things write I unto thee, hoping to come unto thee shortly:
    1 Timothy 3:14 Meaning
  • 15 But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.
    1 Timothy 3:15 Meaning
  • 16 And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.
    1 Timothy 3:16 Meaning

1 CHRONICLES 16:29In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 29 Give unto the Lord the glory due unto his name: bring an offering, and come before him: worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.

TITUS 2:1–15Verses in the Bible

  • 1 But speak thou the things which become sound doctrine:
    Titus 2:1 Meaning
  • 2 That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience.
    Titus 2:2 Meaning
  • 3 The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things;
    Titus 2:3 Meaning
  • 4 That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children,
    Titus 2:4 Meaning
  • 5 To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.
    Titus 2:5 Meaning
  • 6 Young men likewise exhort to be sober minded.
    Titus 2:6 Meaning
  • 7 In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity,
    Titus 2:7 Meaning
  • 8 Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.
    Titus 2:8 Meaning
  • 9 Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well in all things; not answering again;
    Titus 2:9 Meaning
  • 10 Not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.
    Titus 2:10 Meaning
  • 11 For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men,
    Titus 2:11 Meaning
  • 12 Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;
    Titus 2:12 Meaning
  • 13 Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;
    Titus 2:13 Meaning
  • 14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.
    Titus 2:14 Meaning
  • 15 These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no man despise thee.
    Titus 2:15 Meaning

ROMANS 16:1–27Verses in the Bible

  • 1 I commend unto you Phebe our sister, which is a servant of the church which is at Cenchrea:
    Romans 16:1 Meaning
  • 2 That ye receive her in the Lord, as becometh saints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever business she hath need of you: for she hath been a succourer of many, and of myself also.
    Romans 16:2 Meaning
  • 3 Greet Priscilla and Aquila my helpers in Christ Jesus:
    Romans 16:3 Meaning
  • 4 Who have for my life laid down their own necks: unto whom not only I give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles.
    Romans 16:4 Meaning
  • 5 Likewise greet the church that is in their house. Salute my wellbeloved Epaenetus, who is the firstfruits of Achaia unto Christ.
    Romans 16:5 Meaning
  • 6 Greet Mary, who bestowed much labour on us.
    Romans 16:6 Meaning
  • 7 Salute Andronicus and Junia, my kinsmen, and my fellowprisoners, who are of note among the apostles, who also were in Christ before me.
    Romans 16:7 Meaning
  • 8 Greet Amplias my beloved in the Lord.
    Romans 16:8 Meaning
  • 9 Salute Urbane, our helper in Christ, and Stachys my beloved.
    Romans 16:9 Meaning
  • 10 Salute Apelles approved in Christ. Salute them which are of Aristobulus' household.
    Romans 16:10 Meaning
  • 11 Salute Herodion my kinsman. Greet them that be of the household of Narcissus, which are in the Lord.
    Romans 16:11 Meaning
  • 12 Salute Tryphena and Tryphosa, who labour in the Lord. Salute the beloved Persis, which laboured much in the Lord.
    Romans 16:12 Meaning
  • 13 Salute Rufus chosen in the Lord, and his mother and mine.
    Romans 16:13 Meaning
  • 14 Salute Asyncritus, Phlegon, Hermas, Patrobas, Hermes, and the brethren which are with them.
    Romans 16:14 Meaning
  • 15 Salute Philologus, and Julia, Nereus, and his sister, and Olympas, and all the saints which are with them.
    Romans 16:15 Meaning
  • 16 Salute one another with an holy kiss. The churches of Christ salute you.
    Romans 16:16 Meaning
  • 17 Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them.
    Romans 16:17 Meaning
  • 18 For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple.
    Romans 16:18 Meaning
  • 19 For your obedience is come abroad unto all men. I am glad therefore on your behalf: but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good, and simple concerning evil.
    Romans 16:19 Meaning
  • 20 And the God of peace shall bruise Satan under your feet shortly. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. Amen.
    Romans 16:20 Meaning
  • 21 Timotheus my workfellow, and Lucius, and Jason, and Sosipater, my kinsmen, salute you.
    Romans 16:21 Meaning
  • 22 I Tertius, who wrote this epistle, salute you in the Lord.
    Romans 16:22 Meaning
  • 23 Gaius mine host, and of the whole church, saluteth you. Erastus the chamberlain of the city saluteth you, and Quartus a brother.
    Romans 16:23 Meaning
  • 24 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.
    Romans 16:24 Meaning
  • 25 Now to him that is of power to stablish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, which was kept secret since the world began,
    Romans 16:25 Meaning
  • 26 But now is made manifest, and by the scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the everlasting God, made known to all nations for the obedience of faith:
    Romans 16:26 Meaning
  • 27 To God only wise, be glory through Jesus Christ for ever. Amen.
    Romans 16:27 Meaning

2 CORINTHIANS 5:14–21Verses in the Bible

  • 14 For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:
    2 Corinthians 5:14 Meaning
  • 15 And that he died for all, that they which live should not henceforth live unto themselves, but unto him which died for them, and rose again.
    2 Corinthians 5:15 Meaning
  • 16 Wherefore henceforth know we no man after the flesh: yea, though we have known Christ after the flesh, yet now henceforth know we him no more.
    2 Corinthians 5:16 Meaning
  • 17 Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.
    2 Corinthians 5:17 Meaning
  • 18 And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation;
    2 Corinthians 5:18 Meaning
  • 19 To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation.
    2 Corinthians 5:19 Meaning
  • 20 Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God.
    2 Corinthians 5:20 Meaning
  • 21 For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.
    2 Corinthians 5:21 Meaning

TITUS 1:3–11Verses in the Bible

  • 3 But hath in due times manifested his word through preaching, which is committed unto me according to the commandment of God our Saviour;
    Titus 1:3 Meaning
  • 4 To Titus, mine own son after the common faith: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ our Saviour.
    Titus 1:4 Meaning
  • 5 For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee:
    Titus 1:5 Meaning
  • 6 If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly.
    Titus 1:6 Meaning
  • 7 For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre;
    Titus 1:7 Meaning
  • 8 But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate;
    Titus 1:8 Meaning
  • 9 Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.
    Titus 1:9 Meaning
  • 10 For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision:
    Titus 1:10 Meaning
  • 11 Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.
    Titus 1:11 Meaning

ACTS 17:22–34Verses in the Bible

  • 22 Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars' hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious.
    Acts 17:22 Meaning
  • 23 For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you.
    Acts 17:23 Meaning
  • 24 God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands;
    Acts 17:24 Meaning
  • 25 Neither is worshipped with men's hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing he giveth to all life, and breath, and all things;
    Acts 17:25 Meaning
  • 26 And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation;
    Acts 17:26 Meaning
  • 27 That they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after him, and find him, though he be not far from every one of us:
    Acts 17:27 Meaning
  • 28 For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring.
    Acts 17:28 Meaning
  • 29 Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device.
    Acts 17:29 Meaning
  • 30 And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent:
    Acts 17:30 Meaning
  • 31 Because he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.
    Acts 17:31 Meaning
  • 32 And when they heard of the resurrection of the dead, some mocked: and others said, We will hear thee again of this matter.
    Acts 17:32 Meaning
  • 33 So Paul departed from among them.
    Acts 17:33 Meaning
  • 34 Howbeit certain men clave unto him, and believed: among the which was Dionysius the Areopagite, and a woman named Damaris, and others with them.
    Acts 17:34 Meaning

JOB 22:29In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 29 When men are cast down, then thou shalt say, There is lifting up; and he shall save the humble person.

PSALM 122:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the Lord.

MATTHEW 28:17–20Verses in the Bible

  • 17 And when they saw him, they worshipped him: but some doubted.
    Matthew 28:17 Meaning
  • 18 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.
    Matthew 28:18 Meaning
  • 19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
    Matthew 28:19 Meaning
  • 20 Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.
    Matthew 28:20 Meaning

1 CORINTHIANS 3:16–17Verses in the Bible

  • 16 Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?
    1 Corinthians 3:16 Meaning
  • 17 If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.
    1 Corinthians 3:17 Meaning

HEBREWS 10:25In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 25 Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.

PSALM 110:1–3Verses in the Bible

  • 1 The Lord said unto my Lord, Sit thou at my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool.
    Psalm 110:1 Meaning
  • 2 The Lord shall send the rod of thy strength out of Zion: rule thou in the midst of thine enemies.
    Psalm 110:2 Meaning
  • 3 Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power, in the beauties of holiness from the womb of the morning: thou hast the dew of thy youth.
    Psalm 110:3 Meaning

ACTS 15:25–29Verses in the Bible

  • 25 It seemed good unto us, being assembled with one accord, to send chosen men unto you with our beloved Barnabas and Paul,
    Acts 15:25 Meaning
  • 26 Men that have hazarded their lives for the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
    Acts 15:26 Meaning
  • 27 We have sent therefore Judas and Silas, who shall also tell you the same things by mouth.
    Acts 15:27 Meaning
  • 28 For it seemed good to the Holy Ghost, and to us, to lay upon you no greater burden than these necessary things;
    Acts 15:28 Meaning
  • 29 That ye abstain from meats offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication: from which if ye keep yourselves, ye shall do well. Fare ye well.
    Acts 15:29 Meaning

ACTS 15:1–41Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And certain men which came down from Judaea taught the brethren, and said, Except ye be circumcised after the manner of Moses, ye cannot be saved.
    Acts 15:1 Meaning
  • 2 When therefore Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and disputation with them, they determined that Paul and Barnabas, and certain other of them, should go up to Jerusalem unto the apostles and elders about this question.
    Acts 15:2 Meaning
  • 3 And being brought on their way by the church, they passed through Phenice and Samaria, declaring the conversion of the Gentiles: and they caused great joy unto all the brethren.
    Acts 15:3 Meaning
  • 4 And when they were come to Jerusalem, they were received of the church, and of the apostles and elders, and they declared all things that God had done with them.
    Acts 15:4 Meaning
  • 5 But there rose up certain of the sect of the Pharisees which believed, saying, That it was needful to circumcise them, and to command them to keep the law of Moses.
    Acts 15:5 Meaning
  • 6 And the apostles and elders came together for to consider of this matter.
    Acts 15:6 Meaning
  • 7 And when there had been much disputing, Peter rose up, and said unto them, Men and brethren, ye know how that a good while ago God made choice among us, that the Gentiles by my mouth should hear the word of the gospel, and believe.
    Acts 15:7 Meaning
  • 8 And God, which knoweth the hearts, bare them witness, giving them the Holy Ghost, even as he did unto us;
    Acts 15:8 Meaning
  • 9 And put no difference between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith.
    Acts 15:9 Meaning
  • 10 Now therefore why tempt ye God, to put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear?
    Acts 15:10 Meaning
  • 11 But we believe that through the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ we shall be saved, even as they.
    Acts 15:11 Meaning
  • 12 Then all the multitude kept silence, and gave audience to Barnabas and Paul, declaring what miracles and wonders God had wrought among the Gentiles by them.
    Acts 15:12 Meaning
  • 13 And after they had held their peace, James answered, saying, Men and brethren, hearken unto me:
    Acts 15:13 Meaning
  • 14 Simeon hath declared how God at the first did visit the Gentiles, to take out of them a people for his name.
    Acts 15:14 Meaning
  • 15 And to this agree the words of the prophets; as it is written,
    Acts 15:15 Meaning
  • 16 After this I will return, and will build again the tabernacle of David, which is fallen down; and I will build again the ruins thereof, and I will set it up:
    Acts 15:16 Meaning
  • 17 That the residue of men might seek after the Lord, and all the Gentiles, upon whom my name is called, saith the Lord, who doeth all these things.
    Acts 15:17 Meaning
  • 18 Known unto God are all his works from the beginning of the world.
    Acts 15:18 Meaning
  • 19 Wherefore my sentence is, that we trouble not them, which from among the Gentiles are turned to God:
    Acts 15:19 Meaning
  • 20 But that we write unto them, that they abstain from pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from things strangled, and from blood.
    Acts 15:20 Meaning
  • 21 For Moses of old time hath in every city them that preach him, being read in the synagogues every sabbath day.
    Acts 15:21 Meaning
  • 22 Then pleased it the apostles and elders, with the whole church, to send chosen men of their own company to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas; namely, Judas surnamed Barsabas, and Silas, chief men among the brethren:
    Acts 15:22 Meaning
  • 23 And they wrote letters by them after this manner; The apostles and elders and brethren send greeting unto the brethren which are of the Gentiles in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia:
    Acts 15:23 Meaning
  • 24 Forasmuch as we have heard, that certain which went out from us have troubled you with words, subverting your souls, saying, Ye must be circumcised, and keep the law: to whom we gave no such commandment:
    Acts 15:24 Meaning
  • 25 It seemed good unto us, being assembled with one accord, to send chosen men unto you with our beloved Barnabas and Paul,
    Acts 15:25 Meaning
  • 26 Men that have hazarded their lives for the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
    Acts 15:26 Meaning
  • 27 We have sent therefore Judas and Silas, who shall also tell you the same things by mouth.
    Acts 15:27 Meaning
  • 28 For it seemed good to the Holy Ghost, and to us, to lay upon you no greater burden than these necessary things;
    Acts 15:28 Meaning
  • 29 That ye abstain from meats offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication: from which if ye keep yourselves, ye shall do well. Fare ye well.
    Acts 15:29 Meaning
  • 30 So when they were dismissed, they came to Antioch: and when they had gathered the multitude together, they delivered the epistle:
    Acts 15:30 Meaning
  • 31 Which when they had read, they rejoiced for the consolation.
    Acts 15:31 Meaning
  • 32 And Judas and Silas, being prophets also themselves, exhorted the brethren with many words, and confirmed them.
    Acts 15:32 Meaning
  • 33 And after they had tarried there a space, they were let go in peace from the brethren unto the apostles.
    Acts 15:33 Meaning
  • 34 Notwithstanding it pleased Silas to abide there still.
    Acts 15:34 Meaning
  • 35 Paul also and Barnabas continued in Antioch, teaching and preaching the word of the Lord, with many others also.
    Acts 15:35 Meaning
  • 36 And some days after Paul said unto Barnabas, Let us go again and visit our brethren in every city where we have preached the word of the Lord, and see how they do.
    Acts 15:36 Meaning
  • 37 And Barnabas determined to take with them John, whose surname was Mark.
    Acts 15:37 Meaning
  • 38 But Paul thought not good to take him with them, who departed from them from Pamphylia, and went not with them to the work.
    Acts 15:38 Meaning
  • 39 And the contention was so sharp between them, that they departed asunder one from the other: and so Barnabas took Mark, and sailed unto Cyprus;
    Acts 15:39 Meaning
  • 40 And Paul chose Silas, and departed, being recommended by the brethren unto the grace of God.
    Acts 15:40 Meaning
  • 41 And he went through Syria and Cilicia, confirming the churches.
    Acts 15:41 Meaning

ROMANS 1:1–32Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God,
    Romans 1:1 Meaning
  • 2 (Which he had promised afore by his prophets in the holy scriptures,)
    Romans 1:2 Meaning
  • 3 Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, which was made of the seed of David according to the flesh;
    Romans 1:3 Meaning
  • 4 And declared to be the Son of God with power, according to the spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead:
    Romans 1:4 Meaning
  • 5 By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name:
    Romans 1:5 Meaning
  • 6 Among whom are ye also the called of Jesus Christ:
    Romans 1:6 Meaning
  • 7 To all that be in Rome, beloved of God, called to be saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.
    Romans 1:7 Meaning
  • 8 First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, that your faith is spoken of throughout the whole world.
    Romans 1:8 Meaning
  • 9 For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I make mention of you always in my prayers;
    Romans 1:9 Meaning
  • 10 Making request, if by any means now at length I might have a prosperous journey by the will of God to come unto you.
    Romans 1:10 Meaning
  • 11 For I long to see you, that I may impart unto you some spiritual gift, to the end ye may be established;
    Romans 1:11 Meaning
  • 12 That is, that I may be comforted together with you by the mutual faith both of you and me.
    Romans 1:12 Meaning
  • 13 Now I would not have you ignorant, brethren, that oftentimes I purposed to come unto you, (but was let hitherto,) that I might have some fruit among you also, even as among other Gentiles.
    Romans 1:13 Meaning
  • 14 I am debtor both to the Greeks, and to the Barbarians; both to the wise, and to the unwise.
    Romans 1:14 Meaning
  • 15 So, as much as in me is, I am ready to preach the gospel to you that are at Rome also.
    Romans 1:15 Meaning
  • 16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.
    Romans 1:16 Meaning
  • 17 For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.
    Romans 1:17 Meaning
  • 18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness;
    Romans 1:18 Meaning
  • 19 Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath shewed it unto them.
    Romans 1:19 Meaning
  • 20 For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:
    Romans 1:20 Meaning
  • 21 Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.
    Romans 1:21 Meaning
  • 22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,
    Romans 1:22 Meaning
  • 23 And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.
    Romans 1:23 Meaning
  • 24 Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves:
    Romans 1:24 Meaning
  • 25 Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.
    Romans 1:25 Meaning
  • 26 For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature:
    Romans 1:26 Meaning
  • 27 And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.
    Romans 1:27 Meaning
  • 28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;
    Romans 1:28 Meaning
  • 29 Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,
    Romans 1:29 Meaning
  • 30 Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,
    Romans 1:30 Meaning
  • 31 Without understanding, covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful:
    Romans 1:31 Meaning
  • 32 Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.
    Romans 1:32 Meaning

ACTS 20:1–38Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And after the uproar was ceased, Paul called unto him the disciples, and embraced them, and departed for to go into Macedonia.
    Acts 20:1 Meaning
  • 2 And when he had gone over those parts, and had given them much exhortation, he came into Greece,
    Acts 20:2 Meaning
  • 3 And there abode three months. And when the Jews laid wait for him, as he was about to sail into Syria, he purposed to return through Macedonia.
    Acts 20:3 Meaning
  • 4 And there accompanied him into Asia Sopater of Berea; and of the Thessalonians, Aristarchus and Secundus; and Gaius of Derbe, and Timotheus; and of Asia, Tychicus and Trophimus.
    Acts 20:4 Meaning
  • 5 These going before tarried for us at Troas.
    Acts 20:5 Meaning
  • 6 And we sailed away from Philippi after the days of unleavened bread, and came unto them to Troas in five days; where we abode seven days.
    Acts 20:6 Meaning
  • 7 And upon the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached unto them, ready to depart on the morrow; and continued his speech until midnight.
    Acts 20:7 Meaning
  • 8 And there were many lights in the upper chamber, where they were gathered together.
    Acts 20:8 Meaning
  • 9 And there sat in a window a certain young man named Eutychus, being fallen into a deep sleep: and as Paul was long preaching, he sunk down with sleep, and fell down from the third loft, and was taken up dead.
    Acts 20:9 Meaning
  • 10 And Paul went down, and fell on him, and embracing him said, Trouble not yourselves; for his life is in him.
    Acts 20:10 Meaning
  • 11 When he therefore was come up again, and had broken bread, and eaten, and talked a long while, even till break of day, so he departed.
    Acts 20:11 Meaning
  • 12 And they brought the young man alive, and were not a little comforted.
    Acts 20:12 Meaning
  • 13 And we went before to ship, and sailed unto Assos, there intending to take in Paul: for so had he appointed, minding himself to go afoot.
    Acts 20:13 Meaning
  • 14 And when he met with us at Assos, we took him in, and came to Mitylene.
    Acts 20:14 Meaning
  • 15 And we sailed thence, and came the next day over against Chios; and the next day we arrived at Samos, and tarried at Trogyllium; and the next day we came to Miletus.
    Acts 20:15 Meaning
  • 16 For Paul had determined to sail by Ephesus, because he would not spend the time in Asia: for he hasted, if it were possible for him, to be at Jerusalem the day of Pentecost.
    Acts 20:16 Meaning
  • 17 And from Miletus he sent to Ephesus, and called the elders of the church.
    Acts 20:17 Meaning
  • 18 And when they were come to him, he said unto them, Ye know, from the first day that I came into Asia, after what manner I have been with you at all seasons,
    Acts 20:18 Meaning
  • 19 Serving the Lord with all humility of mind, and with many tears, and temptations, which befell me by the lying in wait of the Jews:
    Acts 20:19 Meaning
  • 20 And how I kept back nothing that was profitable unto you, but have shewed you, and have taught you publickly, and from house to house,
    Acts 20:20 Meaning
  • 21 Testifying both to the Jews, and also to the Greeks, repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.
    Acts 20:21 Meaning
  • 22 And now, behold, I go bound in the spirit unto Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there:
    Acts 20:22 Meaning
  • 23 Save that the Holy Ghost witnesseth in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me.
    Acts 20:23 Meaning
  • 24 But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
    Acts 20:24 Meaning
  • 25 And now, behold, I know that ye all, among whom I have gone preaching the kingdom of God, shall see my face no more.
    Acts 20:25 Meaning
  • 26 Wherefore I take you to record this day, that I am pure from the blood of all men.
    Acts 20:26 Meaning
  • 27 For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God.
    Acts 20:27 Meaning
  • 28 Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.
    Acts 20:28 Meaning
  • 29 For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock.
    Acts 20:29 Meaning
  • 30 Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them.
    Acts 20:30 Meaning
  • 31 Therefore watch, and remember, that by the space of three years I ceased not to warn every one night and day with tears.
    Acts 20:31 Meaning
  • 32 And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified.
    Acts 20:32 Meaning
  • 33 I have coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel.
    Acts 20:33 Meaning
  • 34 Yea, ye yourselves know, that these hands have ministered unto my necessities, and to them that were with me.
    Acts 20:34 Meaning
  • 35 I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.
    Acts 20:35 Meaning
  • 36 And when he had thus spoken, he kneeled down, and prayed with them all.
    Acts 20:36 Meaning
  • 37 And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him,
    Acts 20:37 Meaning
  • 38 Sorrowing most of all for the words which he spake, that they should see his face no more. And they accompanied him unto the ship.
    Acts 20:38 Meaning

MATTHEW 13:31–32Verses in the Bible

  • 31 Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is like to a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and sowed in his field:
    Matthew 13:31 Meaning
  • 32 Which indeed is the least of all seeds: but when it is grown, it is the greatest among herbs, and becometh a tree, so that the birds of the air come and lodge in the branches thereof.
    Matthew 13:32 Meaning

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