Acts 11:29
New International Version
The disciples, as each one was able, decided to provide help for the brothers and sisters living in Judea.

New Living Translation
So the believers in Antioch decided to send relief to the brothers and sisters in Judea, everyone giving as much as they could.

English Standard Version
So the disciples determined, every one according to his ability, to send relief to the brothers living in Judea.

Berean Study Bible
So the disciples, each according to his ability, decided to send relief to the brothers living in Judea.

Berean Literal Bible
And the disciples, as anyone was prospered, each of them determined to send for ministry to the brothers dwelling in Judea,

New American Standard Bible
And in the proportion that any of the disciples had means, each of them determined to send a contribution for the relief of the brethren living in Judea.

King James Bible
Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief unto the brethren which dwelt in Judaea:

Christian Standard Bible
Each of the disciples, according to his ability, determined to send relief to the brothers and sisters who lived in Judea.

Contemporary English Version
The followers in Antioch decided to send whatever help they could to the followers in Judea.

Good News Translation
The disciples decided that they each would send as much as they could to help their fellow believers who lived in Judea.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So each of the disciples, according to his ability, determined to send relief to the brothers who lived in Judea.

International Standard Version
So all of the disciples decided they would send a contribution to the brothers living in Judea, as they were able,

NET Bible
So the disciples, each in accordance with his financial ability, decided to send relief to the brothers living in Judea.

New Heart English Bible
As any of the disciples had plenty, each determined to send relief to the brothers who lived in Judea;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But the disciples set aside, according to what each one of them had, to send for the service of the brethren who dwelt in Judea;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
All the disciples in Antioch decided to contribute whatever they could afford to help the believers living in Judea.

New American Standard 1977
And in the proportion that any of the disciples had means, each of them determined to send a contribution for the relief of the brethren living in Judea.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then the disciples, each one according to what he had, determined to send relief unto the brethren who dwelt in Judea,

King James 2000 Bible
Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief unto the brethren who dwelt in Judea:

American King James Version
Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief to the brothers which dwelled in Judaea:

American Standard Version
And the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief unto the brethren that dwelt in Judea:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the disciples, every man according to his ability, purposed to send relief to the brethren who dwelt in Judea:

Darby Bible Translation
And they determined, according as any one of the disciples was well off, each of them to send to the brethren who dwelt in Judaea, to minister [to them];

English Revised Version
And the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief unto the brethren that dwelt in Judaea:

Webster's Bible Translation
Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief to the brethren who dwelt in Judea.

Weymouth New Testament
So the disciples decided to send relief, every one in proportion to his means, to the brethren living in Judaea.

World English Bible
As any of the disciples had plenty, each determined to send relief to the brothers who lived in Judea;

Young's Literal Translation
and the disciples, according as any one was prospering, determined each of them to send for ministration to the brethren dwelling in Judea,
Study Bible
The Church at Antioch
28One of them named Agabus stood up and predicted through the Spirit that a great famine would sweep across the entire Roman world. (This happened under Claudius.) 29So the disciples, each according to his ability, decided to send relief to the brothers living in Judea. 30This they did, sending their gifts to the elders with Barnabas and Saul.…
Cross References
John 2:2
and Jesus and His disciples had also been invited to the wedding.

Acts 1:15
In those days Peter stood up among the brothers (a gathering of about a hundred and twenty) and said,

Acts 6:1
In those days when the disciples were increasing in number, the Grecian Jews began to grumble against the Hebraic Jews, because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food.

Acts 9:19
and after taking some food, he regained his strength. And he spent several days with the disciples in Damascus.

Acts 9:25
One night, however, his disciples took him and lowered him in a basket through a window in the wall.

Acts 11:1
The apostles and brothers throughout Judea soon heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God.

Acts 11:26
and when he found him, he brought him back to Antioch. So for a full year they met together with the church and taught large numbers of people. The disciples were first called Christians at Antioch.

Acts 13:52
And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit.

Acts 14:20
But after the disciples had gathered around him, he got up and went back into the city. And the next day he left with Barnabas for Derbe.

Acts 14:22
strengthening the souls of the disciples and encouraging them to continue in the faith. "We must endure many hardships to enter the kingdom of God," they said.

Acts 24:17
After several years, then, I returned to Jerusalem to bring alms to my people and to present offerings.

Treasury of Scripture

Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief to the brothers which dwelled in Judaea:

every.

Ezra 2:69
They gave after their ability unto the treasure of the work threescore and one thousand drams of gold, and five thousand pound of silver, and one hundred priests' garments.

Nehemiah 5:8
And I said unto them, We after our ability have redeemed our brethren the Jews, which were sold unto the heathen; and will ye even sell your brethren? or shall they be sold unto us? Then held they their peace, and found nothing to answer.

1 Corinthians 16:2
Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.

to send.

Acts 2:44,45
And all that believed were together, and had all things common; …

Acts 4:34
Neither was there any among them that lacked: for as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them, and brought the prices of the things that were sold,

Ecclesiastes 11:1,2
Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days…







Lexicon
[So]
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

the
τῶν (tōn)
Article - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

disciples,
μαθητῶν (mathētōn)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3101: A learner, disciple, pupil. From manthano; a learner, i.e. Pupil.

each
ἕκαστος (hekastos)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 1538: Each (of more than two), every one. As if a superlative of hekas; each or every.

according to
καθὼς (kathōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 2531: According to the manner in which, in the degree that, just as, as. From kata and hos; just as, that.

his ability,
εὐπορεῖτό (euporeito)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2141: From a compound of hetoimazo and the base of poreia; to be good for passing through, i.e. have pecuniary means.

decided
ὥρισαν (hōrisan)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 3724: From horion; to mark out or bound, i.e. to appoint, decree, specify.

to send
πέμψαι (pempsai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 3992: To send, transmit, permit to go, put forth.

relief
διακονίαν (diakonian)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1248: Waiting at table; in a wider sense: service, ministration. From diakonos; attendance; figuratively aid, service.

to the
τοῖς (tois)
Article - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

brothers
ἀδελφοῖς (adelphois)
Noun - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 80: A brother, member of the same religious community, especially a fellow-Christian. A brother near or remote.

living
κατοικοῦσιν (katoikousin)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 2730: To dwell in, settle in, be established in (permanently), inhabit. From kata and oikeo; to house permanently, i.e. Reside.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

Judea.
Ἰουδαίᾳ (Ioudaia)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2449: Judea, a Roman province, capital Jerusalem. Feminine of Ioudaios; the Judaean land, a region of Palestine.
(29) Then the disciples, every man according to his ability.--Literally, as each man prospered. It is obviously implied that the collection was made at once, as a provision against the famine, in consequence of the prophecy, before the famine itself came. We may well believe that Saul and Barnabas were active in stirring up the Gentiles to this work of charity. It was the beginning of that collection for the "poor saints at Jerusalem" which was afterwards so prominent in the Apostle's labours (Acts 24:17; Romans 15:25-26; 1Corinthians 16:1; 2Corinthians 9:1-15; Galatians 2:10), and which he regarded as a bond of union between the Jewish and Gentile sections of the Church. It is probable that the generous devotion and liberality of the converts of Jerusalem in the glow of their first love had left them more exposed than most others to the pressure of poverty, and that when the famine came it found them to a great extent dependent on the help of other churches.

Determined to send relief.--The Greek gives the more specific to send as a ministration, the half-technical word which St. Paul uses in Romans 15:31; 2Corinthians 9:1.

Verse 29. - And for then, A.V.; that for which, A.V. This is the first example of the practice, so much encouraged by St. Paul, of the Gentile Churches contributing to the wants of the poor Christians of the mother Church of Jerusalem (Romans 15:25-27; 1 Corinthians 16:1; 2 Corinthians 9; Galatians 2:10, etc.). 11:25-30 Hitherto the followers of Christ were called disciples, that is, learners, scholars; but from that time they were called Christians. The proper meaning of this name is, a follower of Christ; it denotes one who, from serious thought, embraces the religion of Christ, believes his promises, and makes it his chief care to shape his life by Christ's precepts and example. Hence it is plain that multitudes take the name of Christian to whom it does not rightly belong. But the name without the reality will only add to our guilt. While the bare profession will bestow neither profit nor delight, the possession of it will give both the promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come. Grant, Lord, that Christians may forget other names and distinctions, and love one another as the followers of Christ ought to do. True Christians will feel for their brethren under afflictions. Thus will fruit be brought forth to the praise and glory of God. If all mankind were true Christians, how cheerfully would they help one another! The whole earth would be like one large family, every member of which would strive to be dutiful and kind.
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