Acts 6:1
Good News Translation
Some time later, as the number of disciples kept growing, there was a quarrel between the Greek-speaking Jews and the native Jews. The Greek-speaking Jews claimed that their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution of funds.

Contemporary English Version
A lot of people were now becoming followers of the Lord. But some of the ones who spoke Greek started complaining about the ones who spoke Aramaic. They complained that the Greek-speaking widows were not given their share when the food supplies were handed out each day.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And in those days, the number of the disciples increasing, there arose a murmuring of the Greeks against the Hebrews, for that their widows were neglected in the daily ministration.

New American Bible
At that time, as the number of disciples continued to grow, the Hellenists complained against the Hebrews because their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And in those days, the number of the disciples increasing, there arose a murmuring of the Greeks against the Hebrews, for that their widows were neglected in the daily ministration.

when.

Acts 6:7 And the word of the Lord increased: and the number of the disciples was multiplied in Jerusalem exceedingly. A great multitude also of the priests obeyed the faith.

Acts 2:41,47 They therefore that received his word were baptized: and there were added in that day about three thousand souls. . . .

Acts 4:4 But many of them who had heard the word believed: and the number of the men was made five thousand.

Acts 5:14,28 And the multitude of men and women who believed in the Lord was more increased: . . .

Psalm 72:16 And there shall be a firmament on the earth on the tops of mountains, above Libanus shall the fruit thereof be exalted: and they of the city shall flourish like the grass of the earth.

Psalm 110:3 With thee is the principality in the day of thy strength: in the brightness of the saints: from the womb before the day star I begot thee.

Isaiah 27:6 When they shall rush in unto Jacob, Israel shall blossom and bud, and they shall fill the face of the world with seed.

Jeremiah 30:19 And out of them shall come forth praise, and the voice of them that play: and I will multiply them, and they shall not be made few: and I will glorify them, and they shall not be lessened.

there.

1 Corinthians 10:10 Neither do you murmur, as some of them murmured and were destroyed by the destroyer.

Hebrews 13:1 Let the charity of the brotherhood abide in you.

James 4:5 Or do you think that the scripture saith in vain: To envy doth the spirit covet which dwelleth in you?

James 5:9 Grudge not, brethren, one against another, that you may not be judged. Behold the judge standeth before the door.

Grecians.

Acts 9:29 He spoke also to the Gentiles and disputed with the Greeks. But they sought to kill him.

Acts 11:20 But some of them were men of Cyprus and Cyrene, who, when they were entered into Antioch, spoke also to the Greeks, preaching the Lord Jesus.

Hebrews.

2 Corinthians 11:22 They are Hebrews: so am I. They are Israelites: so am I. They are the seed of Abraham: so am I.

Philippians 3:5 Being circumcised the eighth day, of the stock of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, an Hebrew of the Hebrews. According to the law, a Pharisee:

their.

Acts 9:39,41 And Peter rising up went with them. And when he was come, they brought him into the upper chamber. And all the widows stood about him, weeping and shewing him the coats and garments which Dorcas made them. . . .

Deuteronomy 24:19-21 When thou hast reaped the corn in thy field, and hast forgot and left a sheaf, thou shalt not return to take it away: but thou shalt suffer the stranger, and the fatherless and the widow to take it away: that the Lord thy God may bless thee in all the works of thy hands. . . .

Deuteronomy 26:12 When thou hast made an end of tithing all thy fruits, in the third year of tithes thou shalt give it to the Levite, and to the stranger, and to the fatherless, and to the widow, that they may eat within thy gates, and be filled:

Job 29:13 The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me, and I comforted the heart of the widow.

Job 31:16 If I have denied to the poor what they desired, and have made the eyes of the widow wait:

Isaiah 1:17 Learn to do well: seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge for the fatherless, defend the widow.

Ezekiel 22:7 They have abused father and mother in thee, they have oppressed the stranger in the midst of thee, they have grieved the fatherless and widow in thee.

Malachi 3:5 And I will come to you in judgment, and will be a speedy witness against sorcerers, and adulterers, and false swearers, and them that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widows, and the fatherless: and oppress the stranger, and have not feared me, saith the Lord of hosts.

Matthew 23:14 Woe to you scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you devour the houses of widows, praying long prayers. For this you shall receive the greater judgment.

1 Timothy 5:4,5,9 But if any widow have children or grandchildren, let her learn first to govern her own house and to make a return of duty to her parents; for this is acceptable before God. . . .

James 1:27 Religion clean and undefiled before God and the Father is this: to visit the fatherless and widows in their tribulation and to keep one's self unspotted from this world.

the daily.

Acts 2:45 Their possessions and goods they sold and divided them to all, according as every one had need.

Acts 4:35 And laid it down before the feet of the apostles. And distribution was made to every one, according as he had need.

Context
The Choosing of the Seven
1And in those days, the number of the disciples increasing, there arose a murmuring of the Greeks against the Hebrews, for that their widows were neglected in the daily ministration. 2Then the twelve, calling together the multitude of the disciples, said: It is not reason that we should leave the word of God and serve tables.…
Cross References
Acts 2:47
Praising God and having favour with all the people. And the Lord increased daily together such as should be saved.

Acts 4:35
And laid it down before the feet of the apostles. And distribution was made to every one, according as he had need.

Acts 6:2
Then the twelve, calling together the multitude of the disciples, said: It is not reason that we should leave the word of God and serve tables.

Acts 6:7
And the word of the Lord increased: and the number of the disciples was multiplied in Jerusalem exceedingly. A great multitude also of the priests obeyed the faith.

Acts 9:29
He spoke also to the Gentiles and disputed with the Greeks. But they sought to kill him.

Acts 9:39
And Peter rising up went with them. And when he was come, they brought him into the upper chamber. And all the widows stood about him, weeping and shewing him the coats and garments which Dorcas made them.

Acts 9:41
And giving her his hand, he lifted her up. And when he had called the saints and the widows, he presented her alive.

Acts 11:20
But some of them were men of Cyprus and Cyrene, who, when they were entered into Antioch, spoke also to the Greeks, preaching the Lord Jesus.

Acts 11:26
And they conversed there in the church a whole year: and they taught a great multitude, so that at Antioch the disciples were first named Christians.

Acts 11:29
And the disciples, every man according to his ability, purposed to send relief to the brethren who dwelt in Judea.

Romans 12:7
Or ministry, in ministering; or he that teacheth, in doctrine;

2 Corinthians 11:22
They are Hebrews: so am I. They are Israelites: so am I. They are the seed of Abraham: so am I.

Philippians 3:5
Being circumcised the eighth day, of the stock of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, an Hebrew of the Hebrews. According to the law, a Pharisee:

1 Timothy 5:3
Honour widows that are widows indeed.

1 Timothy 5:5
But she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, let her trust in God and continue in supplications and prayers night and day.

Additional Translations
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.

Now in these days when the disciples are multiplying, there arose a grumbling of the Hellenists against the Hebrews, because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution.

And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration.

Now in these days, when the number of the disciples was multiplying, there arose a murmuring of the Grecian Jews against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration.

But in those days, the disciples multiplying in number, there arose a murmuring of the Hellenists against the Hebrews because their widows were overlooked in the daily ministration.

Now in these days, when the number of the disciples was multiplying, there arose a murmuring of the Grecian Jews against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration.

And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration.

About this time, as the number of disciples was increasing, complaints were made by the Greek-speaking Jews against the Hebrews because their widows were habitually overlooked in the daily ministration.

Now in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplying, a complaint arose from the Hellenists against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily service.

And in these days, the disciples multiplying, there came a murmuring of the Hellenists at the Hebrews, because their widows were being overlooked in the daily ministration,
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