New American Standard Bible
It became known all over Joppa, and many believed in the Lord.
King James Bible
And it was known throughout all Joppa; and many believed in the Lord.
Darby Bible Translation
And it became known throughout the whole of Joppa, and many believed on the Lord.
World English Bible
And it became known throughout all Joppa, and many believed in the Lord.
Young's Literal Translation
and it became known throughout all Joppa, and many believed on the Lord;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And many believed ... - A similar effect followed when Jesus raised up Lazarus. See John 12:11.
This was the first miracle of this kind that was performed by the apostles. The effect was that many believed. It was not merely a work of benevolence, in restoring to life one who contributed largely to the comfort of the poor, but it was a means of extending and establishing, as it was designed doubtless to do, the kingdom of the Saviour.
'And Saul, yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went unto the high priest, 2. And desired of him letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that if he found any of this way, whether they were men or women, he might bring them hound unto Jerusalem. 3. And as he journeyed, he came near Damascus: and suddenly there shined round about him a light from heaven: 4. And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou Me? 5. …
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and Me-jarkon and Rakkon, with the territory over against Joppa.
2 Chronicles 2:16
"We will cut whatever timber you need from Lebanon and bring it to you on rafts by sea to Joppa, so that you may carry it up to Jerusalem."
But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD. So he went down to Joppa, found a ship which was going to Tarshish, paid the fare and went down into it to go with them to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD.
And all who lived at Lydda and Sharon saw him, and they turned to the Lord.
Now in Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (which translated in Greek is called Dorcas); this woman was abounding with deeds of kindness and charity which she continually did.
Since Lydda was near Joppa, the disciples, having heard that Peter was there, sent two men to him, imploring him, "Do not delay in coming to us."
And Peter stayed many days in Joppa with a tanner named Simon.
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