Acts 15:31
New International Version
The people read it and were glad for its encouraging message.

New Living Translation
And there was great joy throughout the church that day as they read this encouraging message.

English Standard Version
And when they had read it, they rejoiced because of its encouragement.

Berean Study Bible
When the people read it, they rejoiced at its encouraging message.

Berean Literal Bible
And having read it, they rejoiced at the encouragement.

New American Standard Bible
When they had read it, they rejoiced because of its encouragement.

King James Bible
Which when they had read, they rejoiced for the consolation.

Christian Standard Bible
When they read it, they rejoiced because of its encouragement.

Contemporary English Version
When the letter was read, everyone was pleased and greatly encouraged.

Good News Translation
When the people read it, they were filled with joy by the message of encouragement.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When they read it, they rejoiced because of its encouragement.

International Standard Version
When the people read it, they were pleased with how the letter encouraged them.

NET Bible
When they read it aloud, the people rejoiced at its encouragement.

New Heart English Bible
When they had read it, they rejoiced over the encouragement.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when they read it, they rejoiced and were comforted.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When the people read the letter, they were pleased with the encouragement it brought them.

New American Standard 1977
And when they had read it, they rejoiced because of its encouragement.

Jubilee Bible 2000
which when they had read, they rejoiced for the consolation.

King James 2000 Bible
Which when they had read, they rejoiced for the exhortation.

American King James Version
Which when they had read, they rejoiced for the consolation.

American Standard Version
And when they had read it, they rejoiced for the consolation.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Which when they had read, they rejoiced for the consolation.

Darby Bible Translation
And having read it, they rejoiced at the consolation.

English Revised Version
And when they had read it, they rejoiced for the consolation.

Webster's Bible Translation
Which when they had read, they rejoiced for the consolation.

Weymouth New Testament
The people read it, and were delighted with the comfort it brought them.

World English Bible
When they had read it, they rejoiced over the encouragement.

Young's Literal Translation
and they having read, did rejoice for the consolation;
Study Bible GRK ▾ 
The Believers at Antioch Rejoice
30So the men were sent off and went down to Antioch, where they assembled the congregation and delivered the letter. 31When the people read it, they rejoiced at its encouraging message. 32Judas and Silas, who themselves were prophets, said much to encourage and strengthen the brothers.…
Cross References
Acts 15:30
So the men were sent off and went down to Antioch, where they assembled the congregation and delivered the letter.

Acts 15:32
Judas and Silas, who themselves were prophets, said much to encourage and strengthen the brothers.

Treasury of Scripture

Which when they had read, they rejoiced for the consolation.

they rejoiced.

Acts 15:1,10 And certain men which came down from Judaea taught the brothers, …

Acts 16:5 And so were the churches established in the faith, and increased …

Galatians 2:4,5 And that because of false brothers unawares brought in, who came …

Galatians 5:1 Stand fast therefore in the liberty with which Christ has made us …

Philippians 3:3 For we are the circumcision, which worship God in the spirit, and …

consolation. or, exhortation).







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

[the people] read [it],
ἀναγνόντες (anagnontes)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 314: To read, know again, know certainly, recognize, discern. From ana and ginosko; to know again, i.e. to read.

they rejoiced
ἐχάρησαν (echarēsan)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 5463: A primary verb; to be 'cheer'ful, i.e. Calmly happy or well-off; impersonally, especially as salutation, be well.

at
ἐπὶ (epi)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1909: On, to, against, on the basis of, at.

[its]
τῇ (tē)
Article - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

encouraging message.
παρακλήσει (paraklēsei)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3874: From parakaleo; imploration, hortation, solace.
(31) They rejoiced for the consolation.--We ought not to forget that the letter was probably read out by one who was himself emphatically "the son of consolation" (Acts 4:36) in all the manifold aspects of that word, and who now proved himself worthy of the name.

Verse 31. - And when they had read it for which when they had read, A.V. 15:22-35 Being warranted to declare themselves directed by the immediate influence of the Holy Ghost, the apostles and disciples were assured that it seemed good unto God the Holy Spirit, as well as to them, to lay upon the converts no other burden than the things before mentioned, which were necessary, either on their own account, or from present circumstances. It was a comfort to hear that carnal ordinances were no longer imposed on them, which perplexed the conscience, but could not purify or pacify it; and that those who troubled their minds were silenced, so that the peace of the church was restored, and that which threatened division was removed. All this was consolation for which they blessed God. Many others were at Antioch. Where many labour in the word and doctrine, yet there may be opportunity for us: the zeal and usefulness of others should stir us up, not lay us asleep.
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