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The disciples decided that they each would send as much as they could to help their fellow believers who lived in Judea.
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And the disciples, every man according to his ability, purposed to send relief to the brethren who dwelt in Judea.
Ezra 2:69 According to their ability, they gave towards the expenses of the work, sixty-one thousand solids of gold, five thousand pounds of silver, and a hundred garments for the priests.
Nehemiah 5:8 And I said to them: We, as you know, have redeemed according to our ability our brethren the Jews, that were sold to the Gentiles: and will you then sell your brethren, for us to redeem them? And they held their peace, and found not what to answer.
1 Corinthians 16:2 On the first day of the week, let every one of you put apart with himself, laying up what it shall well please him: that when I come, the collections be not then to be made.
2 Corinthians 8:2-4,12-14 That in much experience of tribulation, they have had abundance of joy and their very deep poverty hath abounded unto the riches of their simplicity. . . .
1 Peter 4:9-11 Using hospitality one towards another, without murmuring, . . .
Acts 2:44,45 And all they that believed were together and had all things common. . . .
Acts 4:34 For neither was there any one needy among them. For as many as were owners of lands or houses sold them and brought the price of the things they sold,
Ecclesiastes 11:1,2 Cast thy bread upon the running waters: for after a long time thou shalt find it again. . . .
Luke 12:29-33 And seek not what you shall eat or what you shall drink: and be not lifted up on high. . . .
Romans 15:25-27 But now I shall go to Jerusalem, to minister unto the saints. . . .
1 Corinthians 13:5 Is not ambitious, seeketh not her own, is not provoked to anger, thinketh no evil:
1 Corinthians 16:1 Now concerning the collections that are made for the saints: as I have given order to the churches of Galatia, so do ye also.
2 Corinthians 9:1,2 For concerning the ministry that is done towards the saints, it is superfluous for me to write unto you. . . .
Galatians 2:10 Only that we should be mindful of the poor: which same thing also I was careful to do.
Hebrews 13:5,6 Let your manners be without covetousness, contented with such things as you have. For he hath said: I will not leave thee: neither will I forsake thee. . . .
ContextThe Church at Antioch
…28And one of them named Agabus, rising up, signified by the Spirit that there should be a great famine over the whole world, which came to pass under Claudius. 29And the disciples, every man according to his ability, purposed to send relief to the brethren who dwelt in Judea. 30Which also they did, sending it to the ancients, by the hands of Barnabas and Saul.…
And Jesus also was invited, and his disciples, to the marriage.
In those days Peter rising up in the midst of the brethren, said (now the number of persons together was about an hundred and twenty):
And in those days, the number of the disciples increasing, there arose a murmuring of the Greeks against the Hebrews, for that their widows were neglected in the daily ministration.
And when he had taken meat, he was strengthened. And he was with the disciples that were at Damascus, for some days.
But the disciples, taking him in the night, conveyed him away by the wall, letting him down in a basket.
And the apostles and brethren, who were in Judea, heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God.
And they conversed there in the church a whole year: and they taught a great multitude, so that at Antioch the disciples were first named Christians.
And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Ghost.
But as the disciples stood round about him, he rose up and entered into the city: and the next day he departed with Barnabas to Derbe.
Confirming the souls of the disciples and exhorting them to continue in the faith: and that through many tribulations we must enter into the kingdom of God.
Now after many years, I came to bring alms to my nation and offerings and vows.
Additional TranslationsSo the disciples, each according to his ability, decided to send relief to the brothers living in Judea.
And the disciples, as anyone was prospered, each of them determined to send for ministry to the brothers dwelling in Judea,
Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief to the brothers which dwelled in Judaea:
And the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief unto the brethren that dwelt in Judea:
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];
And the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief unto the brethren that dwelt in Judaea:
Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief to the brethren who dwelt in Judea.
So the disciples decided to send relief, every one in proportion to his means, to the brethren living in Judaea.
As any of the disciples had plenty, each determined to send relief to the brothers who lived in Judea;
and the disciples, according as any one was prospering, determined each of them to send for ministration to the brethren dwelling in Judea,
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