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He was a religious man; he and his whole family worshiped God. He also did much to help the Jewish poor people and was constantly praying to God.
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A religious man, and fearing God with all his house, giving much alms to the people and always praying to God.
Acts 10:7,22 And when the angel who spoke to him was departed, he called two of his household servants and a soldier who feared the Lord, of them that were under him. . . .
Acts 2:5 Now there were dwelling at Jerusalem, Jews, devout men, out of every nation under heaven.
Acts 8:2 And devout men took order for Stephen's funeral and made great mourning over him.
Acts 13:50 But the Jews stirred up religious and honourable women and the chief men of the city: and raised persecution against Paul and Barnabas: and cast them out of their coasts.
Acts 16:14 And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, one that worshipped God, did hear: whose heart the Lord opened to attend to those things which were said by Paul.
Acts 22:12 And one Ananias, a man according to the law, having testimony of all the Jews who dwelt there,
Luke 2:25 And behold there was a man in Jerusalem named Simeon: and this man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel. And the Holy Ghost was in him.
Acts 10:35 But in every nation, he that feareth him and worketh justice is acceptable to him.
Acts 9:31 Now, the church had peace throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria: and was edified, walking in the fear of the Lord: and was filled with the consolation of the Holy Ghost.
Acts 13:16,26 Then Paul rising up and with his hand bespeaking silence, said: Ye men of Israel and you that fear God, give ear. . . .
1 Kings 8:43 Then hear thou in heaven, in the firmament of thy dwelling place, and do all those things, for which that stranger shall call upon thee: that all the people of the earth may learn to fear thy name, as do thy people Israel, and may prove that thy name is called upon on this house, which I have built.
2 Chronicles 6:33 Hear thou from heaven thy firm dwelling place, and do all that which that stranger shall call upon thee for: that all the people of the earth may know thy name, and may fear thee, as thy people Israel, and may know, that thy name is invoked upon this house, which I have built.
Job 1:1 There was a man in the land of Hus, whose name was Job, and that man was simple and upright, and fearing God, and avoiding evil.
Psalm 102:15 All the Gentiles shall fear thy name, O Lord, and all the kings of the earth thy glory.
Ecclesiastes 7:18 It is good that thou shouldst hold up the just, yea and from him withdraw not thy hand: for he that feareth God, neglecteth nothing.
Isaiah 59:19 And they from the west, shall fear the name of the Lord: and they from the rising of the sun, his glory when he shall come as a violent stream, which the spirit of the Lord driveth on:
Daniel 6:26 It is decreed by me, that in all my empire and my kingdom, all men dread and fear the God of Daniel. For he is the living and eternal God for ever: and his kingdom shall not be destroyed, and his power shall be for ever.
Revelation 15:4 Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and magnify thy name? For thou only art holy. For all nations shall come and shall adore in thy sight, because thy judgments are manifest.
Acts 10:7 And when the angel who spoke to him was departed, he called two of his household servants and a soldier who feared the Lord, of them that were under him.
Acts 16:15 And when she was baptized, and her household, she besought us, saying: If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house and abide there. And she constrained us.
Acts 18:8 And Crispus, the ruler of the synagogue, believed in the Lord, with all his house. And many of the Corinthians hearing, believed and were baptized.
Genesis 18:19 For I know that he will command his children, and his household after him, to keep the way of the Lord, and do judgment and justice: that for Abraham's sake, the Lord may bring to effect all the things he hath spoken unto him.
Joshua 24:15 But if it seem evil to you to serve the Lord, you have your choice: choose this day that which pleaseth you, whom you would rather serve, whether the gods which your fathers served in Mesopotamia, or the gods of the Amorrhites, in whose land you dwell: but as for me and my house we will serve thee Lord,
Job 1:5 And when the days of their feasting were gone about, Job sent to them, and sanctified them: and rising up early, offered holocausts for every one of them. For he said: Lest perhaps my sons have sinned, and have blessed God in their hearts. So did Job all days.
Psalm 101:6-8 My eyes were upon the faithful of the earth, to sit with me: the man that walked in the perfect way, he served me. . . .
Acts 10:4,22,31 And he, beholding him. being seized with fear, said: What is it, Lord? And he said to him: Thy prayers and thy alms are ascended for a memorial in the sight of God. . . .
Acts 9:36 And in Joppe there was a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas. This woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did.
Psalm 41:1 Unto the end, a psalm for David himself.  Blessed is he that understandeth concerning the needy and the poor: the Lord will deliver him in the evil day.
Isaiah 58:7,8 Deal thy bread to the hungry, and bring the needy and the harbourless into thy house: when thou shalt see one naked, cover him, and despise not thy own flesh. . . .
Luke 7:4,5 And when they came to Jesus, they besought him earnestly, saying to him: He is worthy that thou shouldest do this for him. . . .
Romans 15:26,27 For it hath pleased them of Macedonia and Achaia to make a contribution for the poor of the saints that are in Jerusalem. . . .
2 Corinthians 9:8-15 And God is able to make all grace abound in you: that ye always, having all sufficiently in all things, may abound to every good work, . . .
Acts 9:11 And the Lord said to him: Arise and go into the street that is called Strait and seek in the house of Judas, one named Saul of Tarsus. For behold he prayeth.
Psalm 25:5,8,9 Direct me in thy truth, and teach me; for thou art God my Saviour; and on thee have I waited all the day long. . . .
Psalm 55:17 Evening and morning, and at noon I will speak and declare: and he shall hear my voice.
Psalm 86:3 Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I have cried to thee all the day.
Psalm 88:1 A canticle of a psalm for the sons of Core: unto the end, for Maheleth, to answer understanding of Eman the Ezrahite.  O Lord, the God of my salvation: I have cried in the day, and in the night before thee.
Psalm 119:2 Blessed are they that search his testimonies: that seek him with their whole heart.
Proverbs 2:3-5 If thou shalt seek her as money, and shalt dig for her as for a treasure: . . .
Daniel 6:10,16,20 Now, when Daniel knew this, that is to say, that the law was made, he went into his house: and opening the windows in his upper chamber towards Jerusalem, he knelt down three times a day, and adored and gave thanks before his God, as he had been accustomed to do before. . . .
Matthew 7:7,8 Ask, and it shall be given you: seek, and you shall find: knock, and it shall be opened to you. . . .
Luke 18:1 And he spoke also a parable to them, that we ought always to pray and not to faint,
Colossians 4:2 Be instant in prayer: watching in it with thanksgiving.
1 Thessalonians 5:17 Pray without ceasing.
James 1:5 But if any of you want wisdom, let him ask of God who giveth to all men abundantly and upbraideth not. And it shall be given him.
ContextCornelius Sends for Peter
1And there was a certain man in Caesarea, named Cornelius, a centurion of that which is called the Italian band: 2A religious man, and fearing God with all his house, giving much alms to the people and always praying to God. 3This man saw in a vision manifestly, about the ninth hour of the day, an angel of God coming in unto him and saying to him: Cornelius.…
And when they came to Jesus, they besought him earnestly, saying to him: He is worthy that thou shouldest do this for him.
Who said: Cornelius, a centurion, a just man and one that feareth God, and having good testimony from all the nation of the Jews, received an answer of an holy angel, to send for thee into his house And to hear words of thee.
But in every nation, he that feareth him and worketh justice is acceptable to him.
Who shall speak to thee words whereby thou shalt be saved, and all thy house.
Then Paul rising up and with his hand bespeaking silence, said: Ye men of Israel and you that fear God, give ear.
Men, brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you fear God: to you the word of this salvation is sent.
Additional TranslationsHe and all his household were devout and God-fearing. He gave generously to the people and prayed to God regularly.
devout and fearing God with all his household, doing many alms to the people and praying to God continually.
A devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, which gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God always.
a devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, who gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God always.
pious, and fearing God with all his house, [both] giving much alms to the people, and supplicating God continually,
a devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, who gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God alway.
A devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, who gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God always.
He was religious and God-fearing--and so was every member of his household. He was also liberal in his charities to the people, and continually offered prayer to God.
a devout man, and one who feared God with all his house, who gave gifts for the needy generously to the people, and always prayed to God.
pious, and fearing God with all his house, doing also many kind acts to the people, and beseeching God always,
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