Acts 11:24
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English Standard Version
for he was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and of faith. And a great many people were added to the Lord.

King James Bible
For he was a good man, and full of the Holy Ghost and of faith: and much people was added unto the Lord.

American Standard Version
for he was a good man, and full of the Holy Spirit and of faith: and much people was added unto the Lord.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For he was a good man, and full of the Holy Ghost and of faith. And a great multitude was added to the Lord.

English Revised Version
for he was a good man, and full of the Holy Ghost and of faith: and much people was added unto the Lord.

Webster's Bible Translation
For he was a good man, and full of the Holy Spirit, and of faith: and many people were added to the Lord.

Weymouth New Testament
For he was a good man, and was full of the Holy Spirit and of faith; and the number of believers in the Lord greatly increased.

Acts 11:24 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Good (ἀγαθὸς)

More than strictly upright. Compare Romans 5:7, where it is distinguished from δίκαιος, just or righteous. "His benevolence effectually prevented him censuring anything that might be new or strange in these preachers to the Gentiles, and caused him to rejoice in their success" (Gloag).

Acts 11:24 Parallel Commentaries

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he was.

Acts 24:16 And herein do I exercise myself, to have always a conscience void to offense toward God, and toward men.

2 Samuel 18:27 And the watchman said, Me thinks the running of the foremost is like the running of Ahimaaz the son of Zadok. And the king said...

Psalm 37:23 The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delights in his way.

Psalm 112:5 A good man shows favor, and lends: he will guide his affairs with discretion.

Proverbs 12:2 A good man obtains favor of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.

Proverbs 13:22 A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.

Proverbs 14:14 The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a good man shall be satisfied from himself.

Matthew 12:35 A good man out of the good treasure of the heart brings forth good things...

Matthew 19:17 And he said to him, Why call you me good? there is none good but one, that is, God: but if you will enter into life...

Luke 23:50 And, behold, there was a man named Joseph, a counselor; and he was a good man, and a just:

John 7:12 And there was much murmuring among the people concerning him: for some said, He is a good man: others said, No...

Romans 5:7 For scarcely for a righteous man will one die: yet peradventure for a good man some would even dare to die.

full.

Acts 6:3,5,8 Why, brothers, look you out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom...

Romans 15:15 Nevertheless, brothers, I have written the more boldly to you in some sort, as putting you in mind...

and much.

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

Acts 5:14 And believers were the more added to the Lord, multitudes both of men and women.)

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...

Cross References
Acts 2:4
And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance.

Acts 2:47
praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to their number day by day those who were being saved.

Acts 5:14
And more than ever believers were added to the Lord, multitudes of both men and women,

Acts 6:5
And what they said pleased the whole gathering, and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit, and Philip, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Parmenas, and Nicolaus, a proselyte of Antioch.

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

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