Acts 11:21

“And the hand of the Lord was with them: and a great number believed, and turned unto the Lord.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the hand of the Lord was with them: and a great number beleeued, and turned vnto the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And the hand of the Lord was with them, and a large number who believed turned to the Lord.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the hand of the Lord was with them: and a great number that believed turned unto the Lord.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the power of the Lord was with them, and a great number had faith and were turned to the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

And [the] Lord's hand was with them, and a great number believed and turned to the Lord.
- Darby Bible

And the hand of the Lord was with them: and a great number believed, and turned to the Lord.
- Webster's Bible

The power of the Lord was with them, and there were a vast number who believed and turned to the Lord.
- Weymouth Bible

The hand of the Lord was with them, and a great number believed and turned to the Lord.
- World English Bible

And the hond of the Lord was with hem, and myche noumbre of men bileuynge was conuertid to the Lord.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the hand of the Lord was with them, a great number also, having believed, did turn unto the Lord.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 11:21


11:21 And the hand of the Lord - That is, the power of his Spirit.


Discussion for Acts 11

  • Matt
    This is a recap of Acts ch. 10. The subject matter is about salvation for the Gentiles (6th day mankind)
  • BSP
    Verse 26 shows that it was first in Antioch that the disciples were called Christians.
  • Michael C.
    "What God hath cleansed, that call not thou common." We, as the children of God, should discern what is sacred and holy, in the same Spirit as our Father in heaven. The redemption of a man's soul, and all that goes into his salvation, is precious; and true conversions rare. Insomuch as we should carefully scrutinize to assure someone's right repentance and faith; by so much our joy when we see it!
  • Reneeallen445
    In verse 7 GOD was trying to show Peter that everything and everyone belongs to Him. And if He says its clean and good who are we to not obey His word.
  • Alex Thomas
    Thank you Jesus for your precious blood. Praise the Lord
  • Lilian
    We need the Holy Spirit every moment of our lives. For only the Holy Spirit can cleansed us and guide us into his heavenly manna the word of God. Thanks to Jesus for providing us with his manna. Jesus himself is the word of God. He have come to give us life. Thanks to Jesus for his precious blood that shed for us. Amen

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