Acts 16:5
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English Standard Version
So the churches were strengthened in the faith, and they increased in numbers daily.

King James Bible
And so were the churches established in the faith, and increased in number daily.

American Standard Version
So the churches were strengthened in the faith, and increased in number daily.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the churches were confirmed in faith, and increased in number daily.

English Revised Version
So the churches were strengthened in the faith, and increased in number daily.

Webster's Bible Translation
And so were the churches established in the faith, and increased in number daily.

Weymouth New Testament
So the Churches went on gaining a stronger faith and growing in numbers from day to day.

Acts 16:5 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Were established (ἐστερεοῦντο)

Rather, were strengthened. Another word is used for established. See Acts 14:22; Acts 15:32, Acts 15:41; Acts 18:23. There is a difference, moreover, between being strengthened and established. See 1 Peter 5:10.

Acts 16:5 Parallel Commentaries

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so.

Acts 15:41 And he went through Syria and Cilicia, confirming the churches.

2 Chronicles 20:20 And they rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa: and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said...

Isaiah 7:9 And the head of Ephraim is Samaria, and the head of Samaria is Remaliah's son. If you will not believe...

Romans 16:25 Now to him that is of power to establish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ...

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

Galatians 5:1 Stand fast therefore in the liberty with which Christ has made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.

Ephesians 4:13-16 Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a perfect man...

Colossians 2:6 As you have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk you in him:

1 Thessalonians 3:2,13 And sent Timotheus, our brother, and minister of God, and our fellow laborer in the gospel of Christ, to establish you...

2 Thessalonians 2:16 Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, which has loved us...

Hebrews 13:9,20,21 Be not carried about with divers and strange doctrines. For it is a good thing that the heart be established with grace; not with meats...

1 Peter 5:10 But the God of all grace, who has called us to his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that you have suffered a while, make you perfect...

increased.

Acts 2:47 Praising God, and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved.

Acts 4:4 However, many of them which heard the word believed; and the number of the men was about five thousand.

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

Acts 6:7 And the word of God increased; and the number of the disciples multiplied in Jerusalem greatly...

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

Acts 12:24 But the word of God grew and multiplied.

Acts 13:48,49 And when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord...

Acts 19:18-21 And many that believed came, and confessed, and showed their deeds...

Cross References
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 9:31
So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace and was being built up. And walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it multiplied.

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