New Living Translation
He was a devout, God-fearing man, as was everyone in his household. He gave generously to the poor and prayed regularly to God.
King James Bible
A devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, which gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God alway.
Darby Bible Translation
pious, and fearing God with all his house, both giving much alms to the people, and supplicating God continually,
World English Bible
a devout man, and one who feared God with all his house, who gave gifts for the needy generously to the people, and always prayed to God.
Young's Literal Translation
pious, and fearing God with all his house, doing also many kind acts to the people, and beseeching God always,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:2 Who gave much alms to the people - That is, to the Jews, many of whom were at that time extremely poor.
LibraryMay the Twenty-Sixth the Uniting of Sundered Peoples
"On the Gentiles also was poured out the gift of the Holy Ghost." --ACTS x. 34-48. And this is ever the issue of a true outpouring of the Spirit: sundered peoples become one. At "low tide" there are multitudes of separated pools along the shore: at "high tide" they flow together, and the little distinctions are lost in a splendid union. It is so racially. "Jew and Gentile!" Peter and Cornelius lose their prejudices in the emancipating ministry of the Spirit. And so shall it be with English and …
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year
The Outpouring of the Holy Spirit
The Candour of the Writers of the New Testament.
Devotion to God.
So they earnestly begged Jesus to help the man. "If anyone deserves your help, he does," they said,
They said, "We were sent by Cornelius, a Roman officer. He is a devout and God-fearing man, well respected by all the Jews. A holy angel instructed him to summon you to his house so that he can hear your message."
In every nation he accepts those who fear him and do what is right.
He will tell you how you and everyone in your household can be saved!'
So Paul stood, lifted his hand to quiet them, and started speaking. "Men of Israel," he said, "and you God-fearing Gentiles, listen to me.
"Brothers--you sons of Abraham, and also you God-fearing Gentiles--this message of salvation has been sent to us!
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