Acts 11:29

“Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief unto the brethren which dwelt in Judaea:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then the disciples, euery man according to his abilitie, determined to send reliefe vnto the brethren which dwelt in Iudea.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And in the proportion that any of the disciples had means, each of them determined to send {a contribution} for the relief of the brethren living in Judea.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief unto the brethren that dwelt in Judea:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the disciples, everyone as he was able, made a decision to send help to the brothers living in Judaea:
- Basic English Bible

And they determined, according as any one of the disciples was well off, each of them to send to the brethren who dwelt in Judaea, to minister [to them];
- Darby Bible

Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief to the brethren who dwelt in Judea.
- Webster's Bible

So the disciples decided to send relief, every one in proportion to his means, to the brethren living in Judaea.
- Weymouth Bible

As any of the disciples had plenty, each determined to send relief to the brothers who lived in Judea;
- World English Bible

And alle the disciplis purposiden, after that ech hadde, for to sende in to mynysterie to britheren that dwelliden in Judee.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the disciples, according as any one was prospering, determined each of them to send for ministration to the brethren dwelling in Judea,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 11:29


11:29 Then - Understanding the distress they would otherwise be in on that account, the disciples determined to send relief to the brethren in Judea - Who herein received a manifest proof of the reality of their conversion.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 11:29


Ac 11:29,30 Then the disciples. Those at Antioch. They were informed that the famine would be very severe in Judea. Every man according to his ability. Hence they contributed, each as he could, for the relief of their Jewish brethren, and sent it by the hands of Barnabas and Saul. The love of Christ was in their hearts. We see here the dawn of that new spirit that was to revolutionize the Gentile world. The Gentiles of Antioch extend their hands to relieve the distress of the Jews of Palestine.

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