New International Version
And so you became a model to all the believers in Macedonia and Achaia.
King James Bible
So that ye were ensamples to all that believe in Macedonia and Achaia.
Darby Bible Translation
so that ye became models to all that believe in Macedonia and in Achaia:
World English Bible
so that you became an example to all who believe in Macedonia and in Achaia.
Young's Literal Translation
so that ye became patterns to all those believing in Macedonia and Achaia,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Ye were ensamples - Τοπους· Types, models, or patterns; according to which all the Churches in Macedonia and Achaia formed both their creed and their conduct.
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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
While Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Jews of Corinth made a united attack on Paul and brought him to the place of judgment.
After all this had happened, Paul decided to go to Jerusalem, passing through Macedonia and Achaia. "After I have been there," he said, "I must visit Rome also."
For Macedonia and Achaia were pleased to make a contribution for the poor among the Lord's people in Jerusalem.
1 Thessalonians 4:10
And in fact, you do love all of God's family throughout Macedonia. Yet we urge you, brothers and sisters, to do so more and more,
1 Peter 5:3
not lording it over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock.
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