Acts 9:42
New International Version
This became known all over Joppa, and many people believed in the Lord.

New Living Translation
The news spread through the whole town, and many believed in the Lord.

English Standard Version
And it became known throughout all Joppa, and many believed in the Lord.

Berean Study Bible
This became known all over Joppa, and many people believed in the Lord.

Berean Literal Bible
And it became known throughout all of Joppa, and many believed on the Lord.

King James Bible
And it was known throughout all Joppa; and many believed in the Lord.

New King James Version
And it became known throughout all Joppa, and many believed on the Lord.

New American Standard Bible
It became known all over Joppa, and many believed in the Lord.

NASB 1995
It became known all over Joppa, and many believed in the Lord.

NASB 1977
And it became known all over Joppa, and many believed in the Lord.

Amplified Bible
This became known all over Joppa, and many came to believe in the Lord [that is, to adhere to and trust in and rely on Jesus as Christ and Savior].

Christian Standard Bible
This became known throughout Joppa, and many believed in the Lord.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
This became known throughout Joppa, and many believed in the Lord.

American Standard Version
And it became known throughout all Joppa: and many believed on the Lord.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And this was made known in the whole city, and many believed in Our Lord.

Contemporary English Version
Everyone in Joppa heard what had happened, and many of them put their faith in the Lord.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And it was made known throughout all Joppe; and many believed in the Lord.

English Revised Version
And it became known throughout all Joppa: and many believed on the Lord.

Good News Translation
The news about this spread all over Joppa, and many people believed in the Lord.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The news about this spread throughout the city of Joppa, and as a result, many people believed in the Lord.

International Standard Version
What happened became known throughout Joppa, and many believed in the Lord.

Literal Standard Version
and it became known throughout all Joppa, and many believed on the LORD;

NET Bible
This became known throughout all Joppa, and many believed in the Lord.

New Heart English Bible
And it became known throughout all Joppa, and many believed in the Lord.

Weymouth New Testament
This incident became known throughout Jaffa, and many believed in the Lord;

World English Bible
And it became known throughout all Joppa, and many believed in the Lord.

Young's Literal Translation
and it became known throughout all Joppa, and many believed on the Lord;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Raising of Dorcas
41Peter took her by the hand and helped her up. Then he called the saints and widows and presented her to them alive. 42 This became known all over Joppa, and many people believed in the Lord. 43And Peter stayed for several days in Joppa with a tanner named Simon.…

Cross References
Joshua 19:46
Me-jarkon, and Rakkon, including the territory across from Joppa.

2 Chronicles 2:16
We will cut logs from Lebanon, as many as you need, and we will float them to you as rafts by sea down to Joppa. Then you can take them up to Jerusalem."

Jonah 1:3
Jonah, however, got up to flee to Tarshish, away from the presence of the LORD. He went down to Joppa and found a ship bound for Tarshish. So he paid the fare and went aboard to sail for Tarshish, away from the presence of the LORD.

Acts 9:35
and all who lived in Lydda and Sharon saw him and turned to the Lord.

Acts 9:36
In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (which is translated as Dorcas), who was always occupied with works of kindness and charity.

Acts 9:38
Since Lydda was near Joppa, the disciples heard that Peter was there and sent two men to urge him, "Come to us without delay."

Acts 9:43
And Peter stayed for several days in Joppa with a tanner named Simon.


Treasury of Scripture

And it was known throughout all Joppa; and many believed in the Lord.

and many.

Acts 9:35
And all that dwelt at Lydda and Saron saw him, and turned to the Lord.

Acts 11:21
And the hand of the Lord was with them: and a great number believed, and turned unto the Lord.

Acts 19:17,18
And this was known to all the Jews and Greeks also dwelling at Ephesus; and fear fell on them all, and the name of the Lord Jesus was magnified…









(42) Many believed in the Lord.--Here the word is obviously used definitely for the Lord Jesus as the specific object of their faith.

Verse 42. - It became known for it was known, A.V.; on for in, A.V. As in ver. 35, the result of the healing of the palsied man at Lydda was that very many "turned to the Lord," so here the like effect was produced at Joppa by the restoration of Dorcas to life. Many believed on the Lord. And St. John tells us (John 20:31) that the very purpose of the record which he wrote of the miracles of Christ is "that we may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing we may have life in his Name."

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
[This] became
ἐγένετο (egeneto)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

known
Γνωστὸν (Gnōston)
Adjective - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's 1110: Known, an acquaintance. From ginosko; well-known.

all
ὅλης (holēs)
Adjective - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 3650: All, the whole, entire, complete. A primary word; 'whole' or 'all', i.e. Complete, especially as noun or adverb.

over
καθ’ (kath’)
Preposition
Strong's 2596: A primary particle; down, in varied relations (genitive, dative or accusative) with which it is joined).

Joppa,
Ἰόππης (Ioppēs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 2445: Joppa, a coast town of Judea, west-north-west of Jerusalem. Of Hebrew origin; Joppe, a place in Palestine.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

many [people]
πολλοὶ (polloi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 4183: Much, many; often.

believed
ἐπίστευσαν (episteusan)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 4100: From pistis; to have faith, i.e. Credit; by implication, to entrust.

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

the
τὸν (ton)
Article - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Lord.
Κύριον (Kyrion)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2962: Lord, master, sir; the Lord. From kuros; supreme in authority, i.e. controller; by implication, Master.


Jump to Previous
Believed Faith Incident Jaffa Joppa News Throughout Whole
Jump to Next
Believed Faith Incident Jaffa Joppa News Throughout Whole
Links
Acts 9:42 NIV
Acts 9:42 NLT
Acts 9:42 ESV
Acts 9:42 NASB
Acts 9:42 KJV

Acts 9:42 BibleApps.com
Acts 9:42 Biblia Paralela
Acts 9:42 Chinese Bible
Acts 9:42 French Bible
Acts 9:42 Clyx Quotations

NT Apostles: Acts 9:42 And it became known throughout all Joppa (Acts of the Apostles Ac)
Acts 9:41
Top of Page
Top of Page