Parallel Bible results for Acts 4:23-37

Good News Translation

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Acts 4:23-37

GNT 23 As soon as Peter and John were set free, they returned to their group and told them what the chief priests and the elders had said. NIV 23 On their release, Peter and John went back to their own people and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them. GNT 24 When the believers heard it, they all joined together in prayer to God: "Master and Creator of heaven, earth, and sea, and all that is in them! NIV 24 When they heard this, they raised their voices together in prayer to God. “Sovereign Lord,” they said, “you made the heavens and the earth and the sea, and everything in them. GNT 25 By means of the Holy Spirit you spoke through our ancestor David, your servant, when he said, "Why were the Gentiles furious; why did people make their useless plots? NIV 25 You spoke by the Holy Spirit through the mouth of your servant, our father David: “ ‘Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain? GNT 26 The kings of the earth prepared themselves, and the rulers met together against the Lord and his Messiah.' NIV 26 The kings of the earth rise up and the rulers band together against the Lord and against his anointed one. ’ GNT 27 For indeed Herod and Pontius Pilate met together in this city with the Gentiles and the people of Israel against Jesus, your holy Servant, whom you made Messiah. NIV 27 Indeed Herod and Pontius Pilate met together with the Gentiles and the people of Israel in this city to conspire against your holy servant Jesus, whom you anointed. GNT 28 They gathered to do everything that you by your power and will had already decided would happen. NIV 28 They did what your power and will had decided beforehand should happen. GNT 29 And now, Lord, take notice of the threats they have made, and allow us, your servants, to speak your message with all boldness. NIV 29 Now, Lord, consider their threats and enable your servants to speak your word with great boldness. GNT 30 Reach out your hand to heal, and grant that wonders and miracles may be performed through the name of your holy Servant Jesus." NIV 30 Stretch out your hand to heal and perform signs and wonders through the name of your holy servant Jesus.” GNT 31 When they finished praying, the place where they were meeting was shaken. They were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to proclaim God's message with boldness. NIV 31 After they prayed, the place where they were meeting was shaken. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word of God boldly. GNT 32 The group of believers was one in mind and heart. None of them said that any of their belongings were their own, but they all shared with one another everything they had. NIV 32 All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had. GNT 33 With great power the apostles gave witness to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and God poured rich blessings on them all. NIV 33 With great power the apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. And God’s grace was so powerfully at work in them all GNT 34 There was no one in the group who was in need. Those who owned fields or houses would sell them, bring the money received from the sale, NIV 34 that there were no needy persons among them. For from time to time those who owned land or houses sold them, brought the money from the sales GNT 35 and turn it over to the apostles; and the money was distributed according to the needs of the people. NIV 35 and put it at the apostles’ feet, and it was distributed to anyone who had need. GNT 36 And so it was that Joseph, a Levite born in Cyprus, whom the apostles called Barnabas (which means "One who Encourages"), NIV 36 Joseph, a Levite from Cyprus, whom the apostles called Barnabas (which means “son of encouragement”), GNT 37 sold a field he owned, brought the money, and turned it over to the apostles. NIV 37 sold a field he owned and brought the money and put it at the apostles’ feet.

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