Acts 1:14

“These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brethren.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with the women, and Mary the mother of Iesus, and with his brethen.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

These all with one mind were continually devoting themselves to prayer, along with {the} women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with His brothers.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

These all with one accord continued stedfastly in prayer, with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brethren.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they all with one mind gave themselves up to prayer, with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and his brothers.
- Basic English Bible

These gave themselves all with one accord to continual prayer, with [several] women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brethren.
- Darby Bible

These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brethren.
- Webster's Bible

All of these with one mind continued earnest in prayer, together with some women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and His brothers.
- Weymouth Bible

All these with one accord continued steadfastly in prayer and supplication, along with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers.
- World English Bible

Alle these weren lastingli contynuynge with o wille in preier, with wymmen, and Marie, the moder of Jhesu, and with hise britheren.
- Wycliffe Bible

these all were continuing with one accord in prayer and supplication, with women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brethren.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 1:14


1:14 His brethren - His near kinsmen, who for some time did not believe; it seems not till near his death.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 1:14


Ac 1:14 These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication. The latter clause is omitted in the Revised Version. They were waiting for the "promise of the Father" (Ac 1:4), and the time was spent in worship. There were ten days of prayer, the best preparation for the Pentecostal blessing; an example to all churches which seek an ingathering of souls. With the women. Especially those women who had followed and ministered to the Lord, lingered at his cross, and at his tomb. Mary. This is the last time she is named in the sacred history. Tradition reports that she lived until the near the time of the overthrow of Jerusalem. His brethren. The sons of Joseph and Mary. One of them, James, was afterwards the James of Jerusalem and the author of the Epistle of James. See Ac 15:13 Mt 13:55. They were unbelievers six months before (Joh 7:5), but now believed. James had seen the risen Lord (1Co 15:7).

Discussion for Acts 1:14

  • Gofwen Godwin Pius for verse 14
    i here to asure those who wallowing in babaric mind that rosary prayer is not find in bible. with my tremendous suppliment of rosary prayer is found in act 1:4,1:14
  • Alexander Christian for verse 14
    That means that Mary and her children changed their minds, after attempt to catch Jesus and (probably) send him to asylum, being sure that he is gone mad. That is described in the third chapter of Mark. But what about her blasphemy against the Holy Spirit, which is an unpardonable sin? And what happened with the prophecy of Simeon who promised her the sword to pierce through her soul, Luke 2:35? Something badly stinks here...

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