Acts 10:2
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English Standard Version
a devout man who feared God with all his household, gave alms generously to the people, and prayed continually to God.

King James Bible
A devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, which gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God alway.

American Standard Version
a devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, who gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God always.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A religious man, and fearing God with all his house, giving much alms to the people, and always praying to God.

English Revised Version
a devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, who gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God alway.

Webster's Bible Translation
A devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, who gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God always.

Weymouth New Testament
He was religious and God-fearing--and so was every member of his household. He was also liberal in his charities to the people, and continually offered prayer to God.

Acts 10:2 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Devout (εὐσεβὴς)

See on godliness, 2 Peter 1:3.

Prayed (δεόμενος)

See on prayers, Luke 5:33.

"Unheard by all but angel ears

The good Cornelius knelt alone,

Nor dream'd his prayers and tears

Would help a world undone.

"The while upon his terrac'd roof

The lov'd apostle to his Lord,

In silent thought aloof

For heavenly vision soared."

Keble, Christian Year.

Acts 10:2 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

devout.

Acts 10:7,22 And when the angel which spoke to Cornelius was departed, he called two of his household servants...

Acts 2:5 And there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, out of every nation under heaven.

Acts 8:2 And devout men carried Stephen to his burial, and made great lamentation over him.

Acts 13:50 But the Jews stirred up the devout and honorable women, and the chief men of the city, and raised persecution against Paul and Barnabas...

Acts 16:14 And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, which worshipped God, heard us...

Acts 22:12 And one Ananias, a devout man according to the law, having a good report of all the Jews which dwelled there,

Luke 2:25 And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout...

one.

Acts 10:35 But in every nation he that fears him, and works righteousness, is accepted with him.

Acts 9:31 Then had the churches rest throughout all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria, and were edified; and walking in the fear of the Lord...

Acts 13:16,26 Then Paul stood up, and beckoning with his hand said, Men of Israel, and you that fear God, give audience...

1 Kings 8:43 Hear you in heaven your dwelling place, and do according to all that the stranger calls to you for...

2 Chronicles 6:33 Then hear you from the heavens, even from your dwelling place, and do according to all that the stranger calls to you for...

Job 1:1 There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God...

Psalm 102:15 So the heathen shall fear the name of the LORD, and all the kings of the earth your glory.

Ecclesiastes 7:18 It is good that you should take hold of this; yes, also from this withdraw not your hand...

Isaiah 59:19 So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun...

Daniel 6:26 I make a decree, That in every dominion of my kingdom men tremble and fear before the God of Daniel: for he is the living God...

Revelation 15:4 Who shall not fear you, O Lord, and glorify your name? for you only are holy: for all nations shall come and worship before you...

with.

Acts 10:7 And when the angel which spoke to Cornelius was departed, he called two of his household servants...

Acts 16:15 And when she was baptized, and her household, she sought us, saying, If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord...

Acts 18:8 And Crispus, the chief ruler of the synagogue, believed on the Lord with all his house; and many of the Corinthians hearing believed...

Genesis 18:19 For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD...

Joshua 24:15 And if it seem evil to you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom you will serve...

Job 1:5 And it was so, when the days of their feasting were gone about, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning...

Psalm 101:6-8 My eyes shall be on the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me: he that walks in a perfect way, he shall serve me...

which.

Acts 10:4,22,31 And when he looked on him, he was afraid, and said, What is it, Lord? And he said to him...

Acts 9:36 Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas...

Psalm 41:1 Blessed is he that considers the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.

Isaiah 58:7,8 Is it not to deal your bread to the hungry, and that you bring the poor that are cast out to your house? when you see the naked...

Luke 7:4,5 And when they came to Jesus, they sought him instantly, saying, That he was worthy for whom he should do this...

Romans 15:26,27 For it has pleased them of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor saints which are at Jerusalem...

2 Corinthians 9:8-15 And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that you, always having all sufficiency in all things...

and prayed.

Acts 9:11 And the Lord said to him, Arise, and go into the street which is called Straight, and inquire in the house of Judas for one called Saul...

Psalm 25:5,8,9 Lead me in your truth, and teach me: for you are the God of my salvation; on you do I wait all the day...

Psalm 55:17 Evening, and morning, and at noon, will I pray, and cry aloud: and he shall hear my voice.

Psalm 86:3 Be merciful to me, O Lord: for I cry to you daily.

*marg:

Psalm 88:1 O lord God of my salvation, I have cried day and night before you:

Psalm 119:2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart.

Proverbs 2:3-5 Yes, if you cry after knowledge, and lift up your voice for understanding...

Daniel 6:10,16,20 Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem...

Matthew 7:7,8 Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened to you...

Luke 18:1 And he spoke a parable to them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;

Colossians 4:2 Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving;

1 Thessalonians 5:17 Pray without ceasing.

James 1:5 If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that gives to all men liberally, and upbraides not; and it shall be given him.

Cross References
Luke 7:4
And when they came to Jesus, they pleaded with him earnestly, saying, "He is worthy to have you do this for him,

Acts 10:22
And they said, "Cornelius, a centurion, an upright and God-fearing man, who is well spoken of by the whole Jewish nation, was directed by a holy angel to send for you to come to his house and to hear what you have to say."

Acts 10:35
but in every nation anyone who fears him and does what is right is acceptable to him.

Acts 11:14
he will declare to you a message by which you will be saved, you and all your household.'

Acts 13:16
So Paul stood up, and motioning with his hand said: "Men of Israel and you who fear God, listen.

Acts 13:26
"Brothers, sons of the family of Abraham, and those among you who fear God, to us has been sent the message of this salvation.

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