Acts 15:32
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English Standard Version
And Judas and Silas, who were themselves prophets, encouraged and strengthened the brothers with many words.

King James Bible
And Judas and Silas, being prophets also themselves, exhorted the brethren with many words, and confirmed them.

American Standard Version
And Judas and Silas, being themselves also prophets, exhorted the brethren with many words, and confirmed them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But Judas and Silas, being prophets also themselves, with many words comforted the brethren, and confirmed them.

English Revised Version
And Judas and Silas, being themselves also prophets, exhorted the brethren with many words, and confirmed them.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Judas and Silas, being prophets also themselves, exhorted the brethren with many words, and confirmed them.

Weymouth New Testament
And Judas and Silas, being themselves also Prophets, gave them a long and encouraging talk, and strengthened them in the faith.

Acts 15:32 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Many words

Or, lit., much discourse; adding the spoken to the written consolation.

Exhorted

Or comforted. See on Acts 15:31. The latter agrees better with consolation there.

Confirmed

See on Acts 14:22.

Acts 15:32 Parallel Commentaries

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being.

Acts 2:17,18 And it shall come to pass in the last days, said God, I will pour out of my Spirit on all flesh...

Acts 11:23,27 Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all...

Acts 13:1 Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger...

Matthew 23:34 Why, behold, I send to you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: and some of them you shall kill and crucify...

Luke 11:49 Therefore also said the wisdom of God, I will send them prophets and apostles, and some of them they shall slay and persecute:

Romans 12:6 Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, whether prophecy...

1 Corinthians 12:28,29 And God has set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings...

1 Corinthians 14:3,29,32 But he that prophesies speaks to men to edification, and exhortation, and comfort...

Ephesians 3:5 Which in other ages was not made known to the sons of men, as it is now revealed to his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit;

Ephesians 4:11 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;

1 Thessalonians 5:20 Despise not prophesyings.

exhorted.

Acts 2:40 And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward generation.

Acts 11:23 Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all...

Acts 14:22 Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith...

Acts 18:23 And after he had spent some time there, he departed, and went over all the country of Galatia and Phrygia in order...

Acts 20:2 And when he had gone over those parts, and had given them much exhortation, he came into Greece,

Romans 12:8 Or he that exhorts, on exhortation: he that gives, let him do it with simplicity; he that rules, with diligence; he that shows mercy...

1 Thessalonians 2:11 As you know how we exhorted and comforted and charged every one of you, as a father does his children,

1 Thessalonians 4:1 Furthermore then we beseech you, brothers, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus...

1 Thessalonians 5:14 Now we exhort you, brothers, warn them that are unruly, comfort the feebleminded, support the weak, be patient toward all men.

2 Thessalonians 3:12 Now them that are such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.

1 Timothy 2:1 I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men;

2 Timothy 4:2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long-suffering and doctrine.

Titus 2:6 Young men likewise exhort to be sober minded.

*etc:

1 Peter 5:1,12 The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ...

confirmed.

Acts 15:41 And he went through Syria and Cilicia, confirming the churches.

Isaiah 35:3,4 Strengthen you the weak hands, and confirm the feeble knees...

Daniel 11:1 Also I in the first year of Darius the Mede, even I, stood to confirm and to strengthen him.

1 Corinthians 1:8 Who shall also confirm you to the end, that you may be blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Ephesians 4:12,13 For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ...

1 Thessalonians 3:2 And sent Timotheus, our brother, and minister of God, and our fellow laborer in the gospel of Christ, to establish you...

1 Peter 5:10 But the God of all grace, who has called us to his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that you have suffered a while, make you perfect...

Cross References
Acts 13:1
Now there were in the church at Antioch prophets and teachers, Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen a lifelong friend of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

Acts 15:1
But some men came down from Judea and were teaching the brothers, "Unless you are circumcised according to the custom of Moses, you cannot be saved."

Acts 15:3
So, being sent on their way by the church, they passed through both Phoenicia and Samaria, describing in detail the conversion of the Gentiles, and brought great joy to all the brothers.

Acts 15:22
Then it seemed good to the apostles and the elders, with the whole church, to choose men from among them and send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. They sent Judas called Barsabbas, and Silas, leading men among the brothers,

Acts 15:27
We have therefore sent Judas and Silas, who themselves will tell you the same things by word of mouth.

Acts 15:31
And when they had read it, they rejoiced because of its encouragement.

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