Parallel Bible results for Acts 11:19-30

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Acts 11:19-30

NRS 19 Now those who were scattered because of the persecution that took place over Stephen traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch, and they spoke the word to no one except Jews. NIV 19 Now those who had been scattered by the persecution in connection with Stephen traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus and Antioch, telling the message only to Jews. NRS 20 But among them were some men of Cyprus and Cyrene who, on coming to Antioch, spoke to the Hellenists also, proclaiming the Lord Jesus. NIV 20 Some of them, however, men from Cyprus and Cyrene, went to Antioch and began to speak to Greeks also, telling them the good news about the Lord Jesus. NRS 21 The hand of the Lord was with them, and a great number became believers and turned to the Lord. NIV 21 The Lord's hand was with them, and a great number of people believed and turned to the Lord. NRS 22 News of this came to the ears of the church in Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas to Antioch. NIV 22 News of this reached the ears of the church at Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas to Antioch. NRS 23 When he came and saw the grace of God, he rejoiced, and he exhorted them all to remain faithful to the Lord with steadfast devotion; NIV 23 When he arrived and saw the evidence of the grace of God, he was glad and encouraged them all to remain true to the Lord with all their hearts. NRS 24 for he was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and of faith. And a great many people were brought to the Lord. NIV 24 He was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and faith, and a great number of people were brought to the Lord. NRS 25 Then Barnabas went to Tarsus to look for Saul, NIV 25 Then Barnabas went to Tarsus to look for Saul, NRS 26 and when he had found him, he brought him to Antioch. So it was that for an entire year they met with the church and taught a great many people, and it was in Antioch that the disciples were first called "Christians." NIV 26 and when he found him, he brought him to Antioch. So for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught great numbers of people. The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch. NRS 27 At that time prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch. NIV 27 During this time some prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch. NRS 28 One of them named Agabus stood up and predicted by the Spirit that there would be a severe famine over all the world; and this took place during the reign of Claudius. NIV 28 One of them, named Agabus, stood up and through the Spirit predicted that a severe famine would spread over the entire Roman world. (This happened during the reign of Claudius.) NRS 29 The disciples determined that according to their ability, each would send relief to the believers living in Judea; NIV 29 The disciples, each according to his ability, decided to provide help for the brothers living in Judea. NRS 30 this they did, sending it to the elders by Barnabas and Saul. NIV 30 This they did, sending their gift to the elders by Barnabas and Saul.