Acts 24:17 [study!]
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) 
Now after some years I came to bring alms to my nation, and offerings:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
Now after many years I came to bring alms to my nation, and offerings.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
“Now after several years I came to bring alms to my nation and to present offerings;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
Now after many years, I came to bring alms to my nation, and offerings.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
And after a lapse of many years I arrived, bringing alms to my nation, and offerings.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
Now, after many years, intending to do, alms, unto my nation, I arrived,also [to present] offerings; among which they found me, purified in the temple, not with a multitude, nor with tumult;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
'And after many years I came, about to do kind acts to my nation, and offerings,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
Now after many years, I came to bring alms to my nation and offerings and vows.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) 
Now after many yeeres, I came to bring almes to my nation, & offrings:
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
But after many years I came to the sons of my people to bestow alms, and to present an oblation.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
And, after many years, I came to the people of my own nation, to impart alms, and to present an offering.
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but
A primary preposition denoting the channel
of an act; through
(in very wide applications, local, causal or occasional). In composition it retains the same general import.
Comparative of G4183
in quantity, number, or quality; also (in plural) the major portion
Apparently a primary word; a year
; to become near
, that is, approach
); by implication to appear
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780
Voice - Middle Deponent (See G5788
Mood - Indicative (See G5791
Count - 260
Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make
(in a very wide application, more or less direct).
Tense - Future (See G5776
Voice - Active (See G5784
Mood - Participle (See G5796
Count - 11
, that is, (as exercised towards the poor) beneficence
, or (concretely) a benefaction
A primary preposition; to
(indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases.
The simpler from of G1700
; of me
Probably from G1486
; a race
(as of the same habit
), that is, a tribe
; specifically a foreign
) one (usually by implication pagan
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative
and sometimes also a cumulative
, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
; concretely an oblation
(bloodless) or sacrifice
_ _ Now after many several
_ _ years absence from Jerusalem I came to bring alms to my of Macedonia and Greece, which he had taken such pains to gather. This only allusion in the Acts to what is dwelt upon so frequently in his own Epistles (Romans 15:25, Romans 15:26; 1 Corinthians 16:1-4; 2 Corinthians 8:1-4), throws a beautiful light on the truth of this History. (See Paley’s Horae Paulinae).
_ _ and offerings connected with his Jewish vow: see Acts 24:18.
(4) Now after many years I came to bring alms to my nation, and offerings.
(4) Paul in conclusion tells the things thing which was truly done, which Tertullus before him had corrupted in various ways.
- to bring:
Acts 11:29-30 Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief unto the brethren which dwelt in Judaea: ... Which also they did, and sent it to the elders by the hands of Barnabas and Saul.
Acts 20:16 For Paul had determined to sail by Ephesus, because he would not spend the time in Asia: for he hasted, if it were possible for him, to be at Jerusalem the day of Pentecost.
Romans 15:25-26 But now I go unto Jerusalem to minister unto the saints. ... For it hath pleased them of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor saints which are at Jerusalem.
1 Corinthians 16:1-2 Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given order to the churches of Galatia, even so do ye. ... 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 8:9 For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich.
Galatians 2:10 Only [they would] that we should remember the poor; the same which I also was forward to do.
Acts 21:26 Then Paul took the men, and the next day purifying himself with them entered into the temple, to signify the accomplishment of the days of purification, until that an offering should be offered for every one of them.
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