Acts 6:3
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English Standard Version
Therefore, brothers, pick out from among you seven men of good repute, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, whom we will appoint to this duty.

King James Bible
Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.

American Standard Version
Look ye out therefore, brethren, from among you seven men of good report, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of good reputation, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.

English Revised Version
Look ye out therefore, brethren, from among you seven men of good report, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.

Webster's Bible Translation
Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.

Weymouth New Testament
Therefore, brethren, pick out from among yourselves seven men of good repute, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, and we will appoint them to undertake this duty.

Acts 6:3 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Of good report (μαρτυρουμένους)

Lit., attested, having witness borne them.

Acts 6:3 Parallel Commentaries

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brethren.

Acts 9:30 Which when the brothers knew, they brought him down to Caesarea, and sent him forth to Tarsus.

Acts 15:23 And they wrote letters by them after this manner...

Matthew 23:8 But be not you called Rabbi: for one is your Master, even Christ; and all you are brothers.

1 John 3:14-16 We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brothers. He that loves not his brother stays in death...

look.

Acts 1:21 Why of these men which have companied with us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us,

Numbers 11:16 And the LORD said to Moses, Gather to me seventy men of the elders of Israel, whom you know to be the elders of the people...

Deuteronomy 1:13 Take you wise men, and understanding, and known among your tribes, and I will make them rulers over you.

1 Corinthians 16:3 And when I come, whomsoever you shall approve by your letters, them will I send to bring your liberality to Jerusalem.

2 Corinthians 8:19-21 And not that only, but who was also chosen of the churches to travel with us with this grace...

honest.

Acts 10:22 And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and one that fears God, and of good report among all the nation of the Jews...

Acts 16:2 Which was well reported of by the brothers that were at Lystra and Iconium.

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

1 Timothy 3:7,8,10 Moreover he must have a good report of them which are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil...

1 Timothy 5:10 Well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints' feet...

3 John 1:12 Demetrius has good report of all men, and of the truth itself: yes, and we also bear record; and you know that our record is true.

full.

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

Genesis 41:38,39 And Pharaoh said to his servants, Can we find such a one as this is, a man in whom the Spirit of God is...

Numbers 11:17-25 And I will come down and talk with you there: and I will take of the spirit which is on you, and will put it on them...

Numbers 27:18,19 And the LORD said to Moses, Take you Joshua the son of Nun, a man in whom is the spirit, and lay your hand on him...

Job 32:7,8 I said, Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom...

Isaiah 11:2-5 And the spirit of the LORD shall rest on him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might...

Isaiah 28:6,26 And for a spirit of judgment to him that sits in judgment, and for strength to them that turn the battle to the gate...

1 Corinthians 12:8 For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit;

Ephesians 5:18 And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;

James 1:17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom is no ficklenss...

James 3:17,18 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits...

whom.

Acts 6:6 Whom they set before the apostles: and when they had prayed, they laid their hands on them.

Acts 13:2,3 As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said...

1 Timothy 3:8-15 Likewise must the deacons be grave, not double-tongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre...

Cross References
Exodus 18:21
Moreover, look for able men from all the people, men who fear God, who are trustworthy and hate a bribe, and place such men over the people as chiefs of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and of tens.

John 21:23
So the saying spread abroad among the brothers that this disciple was not to die; yet Jesus did not say to him that he was not to die, but, "If it is my will that he remain until I come, what is that to you?"

Acts 1:15
In those days Peter stood up among the brothers (the company of persons was in all about 120) and said,

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 6:2
And the twelve summoned the full number of the disciples and said, "It is not right that we should give up preaching the word of God to serve tables.

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 22:12
"And one Ananias, a devout man according to the law, well spoken of by all the Jews who lived there,

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