Acts 11:23
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English Standard Version
When he came and saw the grace of God, he was glad, and he exhorted them all to remain faithful to the Lord with steadfast purpose,

King James Bible
Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would cleave unto the Lord.

American Standard Version
who, when he was come, and had seen the grace of God, was glad; and he exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would cleave unto the Lord:

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who, when he was come, and had seen the grace of God, rejoiced: and he exhorted them all with purpose of heart to continue in the Lord.

English Revised Version
who, when he was come, and had seen the grace of God, was glad; and he exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would cleave unto the Lord:

Webster's Bible Translation
Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all that with purpose of heart they would cleave to the Lord.

Weymouth New Testament
On getting there he was delighted to see the grace which God had bestowed; and he encouraged them all to remain, with fixed resolve, faithful to the Lord.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Purpose (προθέσει)

Originally, placing in public; setting before. Hence of the shew-bread, the loaves set forth before the Lord (see on Mark 2:26). Something set before one as an object of attainment: a purpose.

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seen.

Mark 2:5 When Jesus saw their faith, he said to the sick of the palsy, Son, your sins be forgiven you.

Colossians 1:6 Which is come to you, as it is in all the world; and brings forth fruit, as it does also in you, since the day you heard of it...

1 Thessalonians 1:3,4 Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ...

2 Timothy 1:4,5 Greatly desiring to see you, being mindful of your tears, that I may be filled with joy...

2 Peter 1:4-9 Whereby are given to us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these you might be partakers of the divine nature...

3 John 1:4 I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.

and exhorted.

Acts 13:43 Now when the congregation was broken up, many of the Jews and religious proselytes followed Paul and Barnabas: who, speaking to them...

Acts 14:22 Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith...

John 8:31,32 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If you continue in my word, then are you my disciples indeed...

John 15:4 Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can you...

1 Thessalonians 3:2-5 And sent Timotheus, our brother, and minister of God, and our fellow laborer in the gospel of Christ, to establish you...

Hebrews 10:19-26,32-39 Having therefore, brothers, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus...

2 Peter 3:17,18 You therefore, beloved, seeing you know these things before, beware lest you also, being led away with the error of the wicked...

1 John 2:28 And now, little children, abide in him; that, when he shall appear, we may have confidence...

purpose.

Psalm 17:3 You have proved my heart; you have visited me in the night; you have tried me, and shall find nothing...

Proverbs 23:15,28 My son, if your heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine...

Daniel 1:8 But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king's meat, nor with the wine which he drank...

2 Corinthians 1:17 When I therefore was thus minded, did I use lightness? or the things that I purpose, do I purpose according to the flesh...

2 Timothy 3:10 But you have fully known my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, long-suffering, charity, patience,

cleave.

Deuteronomy 10:20 You shall fear the LORD your God; him shall you serve, and to him shall you hold, and swear by his name.

Deuteronomy 30:20 That you may love the LORD your God, and that you may obey his voice, and that you may hold to him: for he is your life...

Joshua 22:5 But take diligent heed to do the commandment and the law, which Moses the servant of the LORD charged you, to love the LORD your God...

Joshua 23:8 But hold to the LORD your God, as you have done to this day.

Matthew 16:24 Then said Jesus to his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

1 Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my beloved brothers, be you steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord...

Cross References
Acts 4:36
Thus Joseph, who was also called by the apostles Barnabas (which means son of encouragement), a Levite, a native of Cyprus,

Acts 13:43
And after the meeting of the synagogue broke up, many Jews and devout converts to Judaism followed Paul and Barnabas, who, as they spoke with them, urged them to continue in the grace of God.

Acts 14:26
and from there they sailed to Antioch, where they had been commended to the grace of God for the work that they had fulfilled.

Acts 15:40
but Paul chose Silas and departed, having been commended by the brothers to the grace of the Lord.

Acts 20:24
But I do not account my life of any value nor as precious to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.

Acts 20:32
And now I commend you to God and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up and to give you the inheritance among all those who are sanctified.

Romans 12:8
the one who exhorts, in his exhortation; the one who contributes, in generosity; the one who leads, with zeal; the one who does acts of mercy, with cheerfulness.

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