New International Version
and said, 'Cornelius, God has heard your prayer and remembered your gifts to the poor.
King James Bible
And said, Cornelius, thy prayer is heard, and thine alms are had in remembrance in the sight of God.
Darby Bible Translation
and said, Cornelius, thy prayer has been heard, and thy alms have come in remembrance before God.
World English Bible
and said, 'Cornelius, your prayer is heard, and your gifts to the needy are remembered in the sight of God.
Young's Literal Translation
and he said, Cornelius, thy prayer was heard, and thy kind acts were remembered before God;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thy prayer is heard - See the note on Acts 10:4. Cornelius prayed, fasted, and gave alms. It was in this way he looked for salvation; not to purchase it: a thought of this kind does not appear to have entered into his mind; but these were the means he used to get his soul brought to the knowledge of the truth. The reader must recollect that in the case of Cornelius there was no open vision; he used the light and power which God had already given; and behold how mightily God increased his gifts! He that hath, i.e., that uses what he has, shall receive; and no man can expect any increase of light or life, who does not improve the grace already given.
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