New International Version
The disciples, as each one was able, decided to provide help for the brothers and sisters living in Judea.
King James Bible
Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief unto the brethren which dwelt in Judaea:
Darby Bible Translation
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];
World English Bible
As any of the disciples had plenty, each determined to send relief to the brothers who lived in Judea;
Young's Literal Translation
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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Then the disciples - determined to send relief - These were probably Gentile converts; and as they considered themselves receiving the spiritual blessings, which they now so happily enjoyed, through the means of the Christians in Judea, they resolved to communicate to them a portion of their temporal goods; and every man did this according to his ability, i.e. he gave a certain proportion of the property with which the providence of God had entrusted him. The community of goods had for some time ceased.
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A new name.--REV. 2:17. The disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.--Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.--They that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.--Ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's. God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world. For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision …
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and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding.
In those days Peter stood up among the believers (a group numbering about a hundred and twenty)
In those days when the number of disciples was increasing, the Hellenistic Jews among them complained against the Hebraic Jews because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food.
and after taking some food, he regained his strength. Saul spent several days with the disciples in Damascus.
But his followers took him by night and lowered him in a basket through an opening in the wall.
The apostles and the believers throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God.
and when he found him, he brought him to Antioch. So for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught great numbers of people. The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch.
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