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Acts 11:29 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief unto the brethren that dwelt in Judea:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief unto the brethren which dwelt in Judaea:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And in the proportion that any of the disciples had means, each of them determined to send [a contribution] for the relief of the brethren living in Judea.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief to the brethren who dwelt in Judea.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— 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];
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, according as any one of the disciples was being prospered, they each one of them set apart [something] for ministering, to send unto the brethren, who dwelt in Jerusalem;—
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the disciples, according as any one was prospering, determined each of them to send for ministration to the brethren dwelling in Judea,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the disciples, every man according to his ability, purposed to send relief to the brethren who dwelt in Judea.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Then the disciples, euery man according to his abilitie, determined to send reliefe vnto the brethren which dwelt in Iudea.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— Therefore the disciples, according as each of them had, determined to send for the service of those brethren who dwelt in Jihud;
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And moreover the disciples, each of them according to his several ability, determined to send to the relief of the brethren who dwelt in Judaea.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Then 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
disciples, 3101
{3101} Prime
μαθητής
mathetes
{math-ay-tes'}
From G3129; a learner, that is, pupil.
every y1538
[1538] Standard
ἕκαστος
hekastos
{hek'-as-tos}
As if a superlative of ἕκας [[hekas]] (afar); each or every.
man y846
[0846] Standard
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
x1538
(1538) Complement
ἕκαστος
hekastos
{hek'-as-tos}
As if a superlative of ἕκας [[hekas]] (afar); each or every.
according to 2531
{2531} Prime
καθώς
kathos
{kath-oce'}
From G2596 and G5613; just (or inasmuch) as, that.
his ability, 2141
{2141} Prime
εὐπορέω
euporeo
{yoo-por-eh'-o}
From a compound of G2090 and the base of G4197; (intransitively) to be good for passing through, that is, (figuratively) have pecuniary means.
5100
{5100} Prime
τὶς
tis
{tis}
An enclitic indefinite pronoun; some or any person or object.
z5711
<5711> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 184
determined 3724
{3724} Prime
ὁρίζω
horizo
{hor-id'-zo}
From G3725; to mark out or bound ('horizon'), that is, (figuratively) to appoint, decree, specify.
z5656
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
to send 3992
{3992} Prime
πέμπω
pempo
{pem'-po}
Apparently a primary verb; to dispatch (from the subjective view or point of departure, whereas ἵημι [[hiemi]] [as a stronger form of εἶμι [[eimi]] ] refers rather to the objective point or terminus ad quem, and G4724 denotes properly the orderly motion involved), especially on a temporary errand; also to transmit, bestow, or wield.
z5658
<5658> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 516
relief 1248
{1248} Prime
διακονία
diakonia
{dee-ak-on-ee'-ah}
From G1249; attendance (as a servant, etc.); figuratively (eleemosynary) aid, (official) service (especially of the Christian teacher, or technically of the diaconate).
x1519
(1519) Complement
εἰς
eis
{ice}
A primary preposition; to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases.
unto y1519
[1519] Standard
εἰς
eis
{ice}
A primary preposition; to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
brethren 80
{0080} Prime
ἀδελφός
adelphos
{ad-el-fos'}
From G0001 (as a connective particle) and δελφύς [[delphus]] (the womb); a brother (literally or figuratively) near or remote (much like [H0001]).
which dwelt 2730
{2730} Prime
κατοικέω
katoikeo
{kat-oy-keh'-o}
From G2596 and G3611; to house permanently, that is, reside (literally or figuratively).
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
in 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
Judaea: 2449
{2449} Prime
Ἰουδαία
Ioudaia
{ee-oo-dah'-yah}
Feminine of G2453 (with G1093 implied); the Judaean land (that is, judaea), a region of Palestine.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Acts 11:29

_ _ Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief, etc. — This was the pure prompting of Christian love, which shone so bright in those earliest days of the Gospel.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 11:27-30.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Acts 11:29

Then — Understanding the distress they would otherwise be in on that account, the disciples determined to send relief to the brethren in Judea — Who herein received a manifest proof of the reality of their conversion.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Acts 11:29

(8) Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send (b) relief unto the brethren which dwelt in Judaea:

(8) All congregations or churches make one body.

(b) That is, that the deacons might help the poor with it: for it was appropriate and helpful to have all these things done orderly and decently, and therefore it is said that they sent these things to the elders, that is, to the governors of the Church.

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every:

Ezra 2:69 They gave after their ability unto the treasure of the work threescore and one thousand drams of gold, and five thousand pound of silver, and one hundred priests' garments.
Nehemiah 5:8 And I said unto them, We after our ability have redeemed our brethren the Jews, which were sold unto the heathen; and will ye even sell your brethren? or shall they be sold unto us? Then held they their peace, and found nothing [to answer].
1 Corinthians 16:2 Upon the first [day] of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as [God] hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.
2 Corinthians 8:2-4 How that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality. ... Praying us with much intreaty that we would receive the gift, and [take upon us] the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.
2 Corinthians 8:12-14 For if there be first a willing mind, [it is] accepted according to that a man hath, [and] not according to that he hath not. ... But by an equality, [that] now at this time your abundance [may be a supply] for their want, that their abundance also may be [a supply] for your want: that there may be equality:
1 Peter 4:9-11 Use hospitality one to another without grudging. ... If any man speak, [let him speak] as the oracles of God; if any man minister, [let him do it] as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.

to send:

Acts 2:44-45 And all that believed were together, and had all things common; ... And sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all [men], as every man had need.
Acts 4:34 Neither was there any among them that lacked: for as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them, and brought the prices of the things that were sold,
Ecclesiastes 11:1-2 Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days. ... Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth.
Luke 12:29-33 And seek not ye what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink, neither be ye of doubtful mind. ... Sell that ye have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not, where no thief approacheth, neither moth corrupteth.
Romans 15:25-27 But now I go unto Jerusalem to minister unto the saints. ... It hath pleased them verily; and their debtors they are. For if the Gentiles have been made partakers of their spiritual things, their duty is also to minister unto them in carnal things.
1 Corinthians 13:5 Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil;
1 Corinthians 16:1 Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given order to the churches of Galatia, even so do ye.
2 Corinthians 9:1-2 For as touching the ministering to the saints, it is superfluous for me to write to you: ... For I know the forwardness of your mind, for which I boast of you to them of Macedonia, that Achaia was ready a year ago; and your zeal hath provoked very many.
Galatians 2:10 Only [they would] that we should remember the poor; the same which I also was forward to do.
Hebrews 13:5-6 [Let your] conversation [be] without covetousness; [and be] content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. ... So that we may boldly say, The Lord [is] my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.
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