Acts 4:33
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New International Version
With great power the apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. And God's grace was so powerfully at work in them all

New Living Translation
The apostles testified powerfully to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and God's great blessing was upon them all.

English Standard Version
And with great power the apostles were giving their testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace was upon them all.

New American Standard Bible
And with great power the apostles were giving testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and abundant grace was upon them all.

King James Bible
And with great power gave the apostles witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus: and great grace was upon them all.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And the apostles were giving testimony with great power to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace was on all of them.

International Standard Version
With great power, the apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and abundant grace was on them all,

NET Bible
With great power the apostles were giving testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace was on them all.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And those Apostles were testifying with great power to the resurrection of Yeshua The Messiah, and there was great grace with all of them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
With great power the apostles continued to testify that the Lord Jesus had come back to life. [God's] abundant good will was with all of them.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And with great power the apostles gave witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace was upon them all.

King James 2000 Bible
And with great power gave the apostles witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus: and great grace was upon them all.

American King James Version
And with great power gave the apostles witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus: and great grace was on them all.

American Standard Version
And with great power gave the apostles their witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus: and great grace was upon them all.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And with great power did the apostles give testimony of the resurrection of Jesus Christ our Lord; and great grace was in them all.

Darby Bible Translation
and with great power did the apostles give witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace was upon them all.

English Revised Version
And with great power gave the apostles their witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus: and great grace was upon them all.

Webster's Bible Translation
And with great power the apostles gave testimony of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus: and great grace was upon them all.

Weymouth New Testament
while the Apostles with great force of conviction delivered their testimony as to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus; and great grace was upon them all.

World English Bible
With great power, the apostles gave their testimony of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. Great grace was on them all.

Young's Literal Translation
And with great power were the apostles giving the testimony to the rising again of the Lord Jesus, great grace also was on them all,
Parallel Commentaries
Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary

4:32-37 The disciples loved one another. This was the blessed fruit of Christ's dying precept to his disciples, and his dying prayer for them. Thus it was then, and it will be so again, when the Spirit shall be poured upon us from on high. The doctrine preached was the resurrection of Christ; a matter of fact, which being duly explained, was a summary of all the duties, privileges, and comforts of Christians. There were evident fruits of Christ's grace in all they said and did. They were dead to this world. This was a great evidence of the grace of God in them. They did not take away others' property, but they were indifferent to it. They did not call it their own; because they had, in affection, forsaken all for Christ, and were expecting to be stripped of all for cleaving to him. No marvel that they were of one heart and soul, when they sat so loose to the wealth of this world. In effect, they had all things common; for there was not any among them who lacked, care was taken for their supply. The money was laid at the apostles' feet. Great care ought to be taken in the distribution of public charity, that it be given to such as have need, such as are not able to procure a maintenance for themselves; those who are reduced to want for well-doing, and for the testimony of a good conscience, ought to be provided for. Here is one in particular mentioned, remarkable for this generous charity; it was Barnabas. As one designed to be a preacher of the gospel, he disentangled himself from the affairs of this life. When such dispositions prevail, and are exercised according to the circumstances of the times, the testimony will have very great power upon others.

Pulpit Commentary

Verse 33. - Their witness for witness, A.V. (τὸ μαρτύριον). Their witness. It was one of their chief functions as apostles to bear witness to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus (see Acts 1:22, note). Great grace, etc. Some understand this of the singular favor with which the people regarded them. But it is better to take it of the grace of God which abounded towards them in spiritual gifts and abundant unction and rich blessing, crowning their labors with success.

Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

And with great power,.... Either in a very powerful way, with great fervency of spirit, and ardour of mind, and uncommon zeal; or with great efficacy on the souls of men; or with many miracles, and powerful operations in healing the sick, casting out devils, &c.

gave the apostles witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus; which they were chosen to be witnesses, and were eyewitnesses of; and which is a fundamental article of the Gospel, and was what the Sadducees were particularly disturbed at, and on account of which they forbade them to preach any more in Christ's name.

And great grace was upon them all; not only upon the apostles and ministers, but upon the whole church: and which may be understood either of the large gifts of the Spirit of God, which were poured out upon them, and plentifully bestowed on them; or of the gracious protection of God over them, preserving them from the rage and malice of men; or of that grace and favour which they had among thee people in common; or of that charity, liberality and beneficence, which were among them, which sense is confirmed by what follows; though it may be all these senses may be taken in.

Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary

33. with great power—effect on men's minds.

great grace was upon them all—The grace of God copiously rested on the whole community.

Acts 4:33 Additional Commentaries
Context
Sharing among Believers
32And the congregation of those who believed were of one heart and soul; and not one of them claimed that anything belonging to him was his own, but all things were common property to them. 33And with great power the apostles were giving testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and abundant grace was upon them all. 34For there was not a needy person among them, for all who were owners of land or houses would sell them and bring the proceeds of the sales…
Cross References
Luke 24:48
You are witnesses of these things.

Acts 1:8
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."
Treasury of Scripture

And with great power gave the apostles witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus: and great grace was on them all.

with.

Acts 4:30 By stretching forth your hand to heal; and that signs and wonders …

Acts 1:8,22 But you shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come on …

Acts 2:32,33 This Jesus has God raised up, whereof we all are witnesses…

Acts 3:15,16 And killed the Prince of life, whom God has raised from the dead; …

Acts 5:12-16 And by the hands of the apostles were many signs and wonders worked …

Mark 16:20 And they went forth, and preached every where, the Lord working with …

Luke 24:48,49 And you are witnesses of these things…

Romans 15:18,19 For I will not dare to speak of any of those things which Christ …

1 Thessalonians 1:5 For our gospel came not to you in word only, but also in power, and …

Hebrews 2:4 God also bearing them witness, both with signs and wonders, and with …

grace.

Acts 2:47 Praising God, and having favor with all the people. And the Lord …

Luke 2:52 And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man.

John 1:16 And of his fullness have all we received, and grace for grace.

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