New International Version
You became imitators of us and of the Lord, for you welcomed the message in the midst of severe suffering with the joy given by the Holy Spirit.
King James Bible
And ye became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Ghost:
Darby Bible Translation
and *ye* became our imitators, and of the Lord, having accepted the word in much tribulation with joy of [the] Holy Spirit,
World English Bible
You became imitators of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Spirit,
Young's Literal Translation
and ye -- ye did become imitators of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much tribulation, with joy of the Holy Spirit,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Ye became followers of us - Ye became imitators, μιμηται, of us-ye believed the same truths, walked in the same way, and minded the same thing; knowing that our doctrine was of the Lord, and that the way in which we walked was prescribed by himself, and that he also suffered the contradictions of ungodly men.
With joy of the Holy Ghost - The consolations which they received, in consequence of believing in Christ, more than counterbalanced all the afflictions which they suffered from their persecutors.
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In those days there was a good deal of practical atheism abroad, and therefore the wonder was not so much that men left their idols, as that they turned unto the living God. It became a matter of talk all over the city, and the Jews in their violence helped to make the matter more notorious; for the mobs in the street and the attack upon the house of Jason all stirred the thousand tongues of rumour. Everybody spoke of the sudden appearance of three poor Jews, of their remarkable teaching in the synagogue, …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 30: 1884
Of Love to God
And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit.
But other Jews were jealous; so they rounded up some bad characters from the marketplace, formed a mob and started a riot in the city. They rushed to Jason's house in search of Paul and Silas in order to bring them out to the crowd.
1 Corinthians 4:16
Therefore I urge you to imitate me.
1 Corinthians 11:1
Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ.
1 Corinthians 11:2
I praise you for remembering me in everything and for holding to the traditions just as I passed them on to you.
2 Corinthians 6:10
sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; poor, yet making many rich; having nothing, and yet possessing everything.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
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