New International Version
This became known all over Joppa, and many people believed in the Lord.
King James Bible
And it was known throughout all Joppa; and many believed in the Lord.
Darby Bible Translation
And it became known throughout the whole of Joppa, and many believed on the Lord.
World English Bible
And it became known throughout all Joppa, and many believed in the Lord.
Young's Literal Translation
and it became known throughout all Joppa, and many believed on the Lord;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Many believed in the Lord - That is, in Christ Jesus, in whose name and through whose power they understood this miracle to be wrought. This miracle, as well as that at Lydda, was not only the means of strengthening the faith of the disciples, and gaining credit to the cause of Christianity, but also of bringing many sincere converts to the Lord, so that the Church was thereby both builded up and multiplied.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'Any of this way.'--ACTS ix. 2 The name of 'Christian' was not applied to themselves by the followers of Jesus before the completion of the New Testament. There were other names in currency before that designation--which owed its origin to the scoffing wits of Antioch--was accepted by the Church. They called themselves 'disciples,' 'believers, 'saints,' 'brethren,' as if feeling about for a title. Here is a name that had obtained currency for a while, and was afterwards disused. We find it five times …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
Copies of Christ's Manner
Sharon. Caphar Lodim. The Village of those of Lydda.
Me Jarkon and Rakkon, with the area facing Joppa.
2 Chronicles 2:16
and we will cut all the logs from Lebanon that you need and will float them as rafts by sea down to Joppa. You can then take them up to Jerusalem."
But Jonah ran away from the LORD and headed for Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, where he found a ship bound for that port. After paying the fare, he went aboard and sailed for Tarshish to flee from the LORD.
All those who lived in Lydda and Sharon saw him and turned to the Lord.
In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (in Greek her name is Dorcas); she was always doing good and helping the poor.
Lydda was near Joppa; so when the disciples heard that Peter was in Lydda, they sent two men to him and urged him, "Please come at once!"
Peter stayed in Joppa for some time with a tanner named Simon.
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