Acts 2:46
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New International Version
Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts,

New Living Translation
They worshiped together at the Temple each day, met in homes for the Lord's Supper, and shared their meals with great joy and generosity--

English Standard Version
And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they received their food with glad and generous hearts,

Berean Study Bible
With one accord they continued to meet daily in the temple courts and to break bread from house to house, sharing their meals with gladness and sincerity of heart,

Berean Literal Bible
And every day they were steadfastly continuing with one accord in the temple and breaking bread at each house. They were partaking of food with gladness and sincerity of heart,

New American Standard Bible
Day by day continuing with one mind in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, they were taking their meals together with gladness and sincerity of heart,

King James Bible
And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Every day they devoted themselves to meeting together in the temple complex, and broke bread from house to house. They ate their food with a joyful and humble attitude,

International Standard Version
United in purpose, they went to the Temple every day, ate at each other's homes, and shared their food with glad and humble hearts.

NET Bible
Every day they continued to gather together by common consent in the temple courts, breaking bread from house to house, sharing their food with glad and humble hearts,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And every day they were continuing in The Temple with one soul, and in the houses they were breaking loaves of bread, and they were receiving food as they celebrated, and in the simplicity of their hearts

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The believers had a single purpose and went to the temple every day. They were joyful and humble as they ate at each other's homes and shared their food.

New American Standard 1977
And day by day continuing with one mind in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, they were taking their meals together with gladness and sincerity of heart,

Jubilee Bible 2000
And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple and breaking bread from house to house, they ate their food together with gladness and singleness of heart,

King James 2000 Bible
And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their food with gladness and sincerity of heart,

American King James Version
And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart,

American Standard Version
And day by day, continuing stedfastly with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread at home, they took their food with gladness and singleness of heart,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, they took their meat with gladness and simplicity of heart;

Darby Bible Translation
And every day, being constantly in the temple with one accord, and breaking bread in [the] house, they received their food with gladness and simplicity of heart,

English Revised Version
And day by day, continuing stedfastly with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread at home, they did take their food with gladness and singleness of heart,

Webster's Bible Translation
And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, ate their food with gladness and singleness of heart,

Weymouth New Testament
And, day by day, attending constantly in the Temple with one accord, and breaking bread in private houses, they took their meals with great happiness and single-heartedness,

World English Bible
Day by day, continuing steadfastly with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread at home, they took their food with gladness and singleness of heart,

Young's Literal Translation
Daily also continuing with one accord in the temple, breaking also at every house bread, they were partaking of food in gladness and simplicity of heart,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
2:42-47 In these verses we have the history of the truly primitive church, of the first days of it; its state of infancy indeed, but, like that, the state of its greatest innocence. They kept close to holy ordinances, and abounded in piety and devotion; for Christianity, when admitted in the power of it, will dispose the soul to communion with God in all those ways wherein he has appointed us to meet him, and has promised to meet us. The greatness of the event raised them above the world, and the Holy Ghost filled them with such love, as made every one to be to another as to himself, and so made all things common, not by destroying property, but doing away selfishness, and causing charity. And God who moved them to it, knew that they were quickly to be driven from their possessions in Judea. The Lord, from day to day, inclined the hearts of more to embrace the gospel; not merely professors, but such as were actually brought into a state of acceptance with God, being made partakers of regenerating grace. Those whom God has designed for eternal salvation, shall be effectually brought to Christ, till the earth is filled with the knowledge of his glory.
Study Bible
The Fellowship of Believers
45Selling their possessions and goods, they shared with anyone who was in need. 46With one accord they continued to meet daily in the temple courts and to break bread from house to house, sharing their meals with gladness and sincerity of heart, 47praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.…
Cross References
Luke 24:30
While He was reclining at the table with them, He took bread, spoke a blessing and broke it, and gave it to them.

Acts 2:42
They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.

Acts 5:42
Every day, in the temple courts and from house to house, they did not stop teaching and proclaiming the good news that Jesus is the Christ.

Acts 20:7
On the first day of the week we came together to break bread. Since Paul was ready to leave the next day, he talked to them and kept on speaking until midnight.

1 Corinthians 10:16
Is not the cup of blessing that we bless a participation in the blood of Christ? And is not the bread that we break a participation in the body of Christ?
Treasury of Scripture

And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart,

daily.

Acts 1:14 These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with …

Acts 3:1 Now Peter and John went up together into the temple at the hour of …

Acts 5:42 And daily in the temple, and in every house, they ceased not to teach …

Luke 24:53 And were continually in the temple, praising and blessing God. Amen.

breaking.

Acts 2:42 And they continued steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, …

Acts 20:7 And on the first day of the week, when the disciples came together …

from house to house. or, at home.

Acts 1:13 And when they were come in, they went up into an upper room, where …

1 Corinthians 11:20-22 When you come together therefore into one place, this is not to eat …

did.

Acts 16:34 And when he had brought them into his house, he set meat before them, …

Deuteronomy 12:7,12 And there you shall eat before the LORD your God, and you shall rejoice …

Deuteronomy 16:11 And you shall rejoice before the LORD your God, you, and your son, …

Nehemiah 8:10 Then he said to them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, …

Ecclesiastes 9:7 Go your way, eat your bread with joy, and drink your wine with a …

Luke 11:41 But rather give alms of such things as you have; and, behold, all …

1 Corinthians 10:30,31 For if I by grace be a partaker, why am I evil spoken of for that …

singleness.

Psalm 86:11 Teach me your way, O LORD; I will walk in your truth: unite my heart …

Matthew 6:22 The light of the body is the eye: if therefore your eye be single, …

Romans 12:8 Or he that exhorts, on exhortation: he that gives, let him do it …

2 Corinthians 1:12 For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that …

2 Corinthians 11:3 But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through …

Ephesians 6:5 Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to …

Colossians 3:22 Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; …

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