New International Version
As a result, many of them believed, as did also a number of prominent Greek women and many Greek men.
King James Bible
Therefore many of them believed; also of honourable women which were Greeks, and of men, not a few.
Darby Bible Translation
Therefore many from among them believed, and of Grecian women of the upper classes and men not a few.
World English Bible
Many of them therefore believed; also of the prominent Greek women, and not a few men.
Young's Literal Translation
many, indeed, therefore, of them did believe, and of the honourable Greek women and men not a few.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Therefore many of them believed - From the manner in which they heard, received, and examined the word preached to them, it was not likely they could be deceived. And, as it was the truth that was proclaimed to them, it is no wonder that they apprehended, believed, and embraced it.
Of honorable women which were Greeks - Probably mere heathens are meant; and these were some of the chief families in the place. Thus we find that the preaching of Paul at Berea was made the instrument of converting both Jews and Gentiles.
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Joseph of Arimathea, a prominent member of the Council, who was himself waiting for the kingdom of God, went boldly to Pilate and asked for Jesus' body.
praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.
But the Jewish leaders incited the God-fearing women of high standing and the leading men of the city. They stirred up persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and expelled them from their region.
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