Acts 14:23 {22}
Good News Translation
In each church they appointed elders, and with prayers and fasting they commended them to the Lord, in whom they had put their trust.

Contemporary English Version
Paul and Barnabas chose some leaders for each of the churches. Then they went without eating and prayed that the Lord would take good care of these leaders who had trusted in the Lord.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when they had ordained to them priests in every church and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, in whom they believed.

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And when they had ordained to them priests in every church and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, in whom they believed.

they had.

Acts 1:22 Beginning from the baptism of John, until the day wherein he was taken up from us, one of these must be made a witness with us of his resurrection.

Mark 3:14 And he made that twelve should be with him, and that he might send them to preach.

1 Timothy 5:22 Impose not hands lightly upon any man, neither be partaker of other men's sins. Keep thyself chaste.

2 Timothy 2:2 And the things which thou hast heard of me by many witnesses, the same commend to faithful men who shall be fit to teach others also.

Titus 1:5 For this cause I left thee in Crete: that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting and shouldest ordain priests in every city, as I also appointed thee:

elders.

Acts 11:30 Which also they did, sending it to the ancients, by the hands of Barnabas and Saul.

Acts 15:4,6,23 And when they were come to Jerusalem, they were received by the church and by the apostles and ancients, declaring how great things God had done with them. . . .

Acts 20:17 And sending from Miletus to Ephesus, he called the ancients of the church.

1 Timothy 5:1,17-19 An ancient man rebuke not, but entreat him as a father: young men, as brethren: . . .

James 5:14 Is any man sick among you? Let him bring in the priests of the church and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.

1 Peter 5:1 The ancients therefore that are among you, I beseech who am myself also an ancient and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as also a partaker of that glory which is to be revealed in time to come:

2 John 1:1 The Ancient to the lady Elect and her children, whom I love in the truth: and not I only, but also all they that have known the truth,

3 John 1:1 The Ancient, to the dearly beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth.

and had.

Acts 13:1-3 Now there were in the church which was at Antioch prophets and doctors, among whom was Barnabas and Simon who was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene and Manahen who was the foster brother of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul. . . .

they commended.

Acts 14:26 And thence they sailed to Antioch, from whence they had been delivered to the grace of God, unto the work which they accomplished.

Acts 20:32 And now I commend you to God and to the word of his grace, who is able to build up and to give an inheritance among all the sanctified.

Luke 23:46 And Jesus crying with a loud voice, said: Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit. And saying this, he gave up the ghost.

1 Thessalonians 3:12,13 And may the Lord multiply you and make you abound in charity towards one another and towards all men: as we do also towards you, . . .

2 Thessalonians 2:16,17 Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God and our Father, who hath loved us and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope in grace, . . .

2 Timothy 1:12 For which cause, I also suffer these things: but I am not ashamed. For I know whom I have believed and I am certain that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him, against that day.

1 Peter 5:10 But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory in Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a little, will himself perfect you and confirm you and establish you.

Context
The Return to Syrian Antioch
22Confirming 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. 23And when they had ordained to them priests in every church and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, in whom they believed. 24And passing through Pisidia, they came into Pamphylia.…
Cross References
Luke 2:37
And she was a widow until fourscore and four years: who departed not from the temple, by fastings and prayers serving night and day.

Acts 1:24
And praying, they said: Thou, Lord, who knowest the heart of all men, shew whether of these two thou hast chosen,

Acts 11:30
Which also they did, sending it to the ancients, by the hands of Barnabas and Saul.

Acts 13:3
Then they fasting and praying and imposing their hands upon them, sent them away.

Acts 20:32
And now I commend you to God and to the word of his grace, who is able to build up and to give an inheritance among all the sanctified.

2 Corinthians 8:19
And not that only: but he was also ordained by the churches companion of our travels, for this grace, which is administered by us, to the glory of the Lord and our determined will:

Titus 1:5
For this cause I left thee in Crete: that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting and shouldest ordain priests in every city, as I also appointed thee:

Additional Translations
Paul and Barnabas appointed elders for them in each church, praying and fasting as they entrusted them to the Lord, in whom they had believed.

Now having chosen elders for them in every church, having prayed, with fasting they committed them to the Lord, in whom they had believed.

And when they had ordained them elders in every church, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they believed.

And when they had appointed for them elders in every church, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they had believed.

And having chosen them elders in each assembly, having prayed with fastings, they committed them to the Lord, on whom they had believed.

And when they had appointed for them elders in every church, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they had believed.

And when they had ordained for them elders in every church, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they believed.

And in every Church, after prayer and fasting, they selected Elders by show of hands, and commended them to the Lord on whom their faith rested.

When they had appointed elders for them in every assembly, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they had believed.

and having appointed to them by vote elders in every assembly, having prayed with fastings, they commended them to the Lord in whom they had believed.
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