Acts 2:42-47

The Fellowship of the Believers

42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.
43 Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles.
44 All the believers were together and had everything in common.
45 They sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need.
46 Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts,
47 praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.

Acts 2:42 in Other Translations

KJV
42 And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.
ESV
42 And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.
NLT
42 All the believers devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching, and to fellowship, and to sharing in meals (including the Lord’s Supper ), and to prayer.
MSG
42 They committed themselves to the teaching of the apostles, the life together, the common meal, and the prayers.
CSB
42 And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching, to fellowship, to the breaking of bread, and to prayers.

Acts 2:42-47 In-Context

40 With many other words he warned them; and he pleaded with them, “Save yourselves from this corrupt generation.”
41 Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to their number that day.
42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.
43 Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles.
44 All the believers were together and had everything in common.
45 They sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need.
46 Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts,
47 praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.

Cross References 10

  • 1. Matthew 28:20
  • 2. S Matthew 14:19
  • 3. S Acts 1:14
  • 4. Acts 5:12
  • 5. Acts 4:32
  • 6. Matthew 19:21; Luke 12:33; Luke 18:22; Acts 4:34,35; Acts 6:1
  • 7. Luke 24:53; Acts 3:1; Acts 5:21,42
  • 8. ver 42; S Matthew 14:19; Acts 20:7
  • 9. S Romans 14:18
  • 10. S ver 41; Acts 5:14
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