The Modern Speech New Testament; An Idiomatic Translation Into Everyday English from the Text of "The Resultant Greek Testament"

The Modern Speech New Testament; An Idiomatic Translation Into Everyday English from the Text of "The Resultant Greek Testament"

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...church at Jerusalem, they sent Barnabas as far as Antioch. On getting there he was delighted to see 23 the grace which God had bestowed; and he encouraged them all to remain, with fixed resolve, faithful to the Lord. For he 24 was a good man, and was full of the Holy Spirit and of faith; and the number of believers in the Lord greatly increased. Then Barnabas paid a visit to Tarsus to try to 25 "rom TarSs!' nnd Saul-He succeeded, and brought him to 26 Antioch; and for a whole year they joined in the meetings of the church, and taught a large number of people. And it was at Antioch that the disciples first received the name of' Christians.'... ." At that time certain prophets came down from 27 Relief for the.. r r r. jo poor Christ-Jerusalem to Antioch, one of whom, named 28 ians In Judaea. AgabuSj being instructed by the Spirit, publicly predicted the speedy coming of a great famine throughout the world. (It came in the reign of Claudius.) So the disciples 29 decided to send relief, every one in proportion to his means, to the brethren living in Judaea. This they did, forwarding theif 30 contributions to the elders by Barnabas and Saul. 20. Greeks v.L. 'Hellenists;' i.e. Greek-speaking Jews. St. Power Lit. 'hand ' or ' arm.' See Aorist i. a. 23. Encouraged Or ' besought.' See iv. 37, n. 27. That Lit. 'this.' 28. Publicly Lit. 'standing up (in the assembly). 30. Elders The ' deacons' mentioned in ch. vi. But there is no evidence that Now, about that time, King Herod arrested I beheaded, certain members of the church, in order to 111--imprfsoned. treat them; and James, John's brother, he be-2 headed. Finding that this gratified the Jews, he 3 proceeded to seize Peter also; these being the days of Unleavened Bread. He had him arrested and...show more

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  • Paperback | 278 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 499g
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  • English
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  • 1236592751
  • 9781236592750