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Acts 5:14 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and believers were the more added to the Lord, multitudes both of men and women;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And believers were the more added to the Lord, multitudes both of men and women.)
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And all the more believers in the Lord, multitudes of men and women, were constantly added to [their number],
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And believers were the more added to the Lord, multitudes both of men and women.)
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and believers were more than ever added to the Lord, multitudes both of men and women;)
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, the more, were being added, when they believed in the Lord, throngs both of men and women;—
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— (and the more were believers added to the Lord, multitudes both of men and women,)
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the multitude of men and women who believed in the Lord was more increased:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And beleeuers were the more added to the Lord, multitudes both of men and women.)
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And the more were they who believed added to the Lord, an assemblage of men and of women;
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And the more were those added who feared the Lord, a multitude both of men and of women.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
believers 4100
{4100} Prime
πιστεύω
pisteuo
{pist-yoo'-o}
From G4102; to have faith (in, upon, or with respect to, a person or thing), that is, credit; by implication to entrust (especially one's spiritual well being to Christ).
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
were y4369
[4369] Standard
προστίθημι
prostithemi
{pros-tith'-ay-mee}
From G4314 and G5087; to place additionally, that is, lay beside, annex, repeat.
z0
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
the more 3123
{3123} Prime
μᾶλλον
mallon
{mal'-lon}
Neuter of the comparative of the same as G3122; (adverb) more (in a greater degree) or rather.
added 4369
{4369} Prime
προστίθημι
prostithemi
{pros-tith'-ay-mee}
From G4314 and G5087; to place additionally, that is, lay beside, annex, repeat.
z5712
<5712> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 83
to 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).
Lord, 2962
{2962} Prime
κύριος
kurios
{koo'-ree-os}
From κῦρος [[kuros]] (supremacy); supreme in authority, that is, (as noun) controller; by implication Mr. (as a respectful title).
multitudes 4128
{4128} Prime
πλῆθος
plethos
{play'-thos}
From G4130; a fulness, that is, a large number, throng, populace.
both 5037
{5037} Prime
τέ
te
{teh}
A primary particle (enclitic) of connection or addition; both or also (properly as a correlation of G2532).
of men 435
{0435} Prime
ἀνήρ
aner
{an'-ayr}
A primary word (compare G0444); a man (properly as an individual male).
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
women.) 1135
{1135} Prime
γυνή
gune
{goo-nay'}
Probably from the base of G1096; a woman; specifically a wife.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Acts 5:13-16.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 5:12-16.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Acts 5:14

But so much the more were true believers added, because unbelievers kept at a distance.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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believers:

Acts 2:41 Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added [unto them] about three thousand souls.
Acts 2:47 Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved.
Acts 4:4 Howbeit many of them which heard the word believed; and the number of the men was about five thousand.
Acts 6:7 And the word of God increased; and the number of the disciples multiplied in Jerusalem greatly; and a great company of the priests were obedient to the faith.
Acts 9:31 Then had the churches rest throughout all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria, and were edified; and walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Ghost, were multiplied.
Acts 9:35 And all that dwelt at Lydda and Saron saw him, and turned to the Lord.
Acts 9:42 And it was known throughout all Joppa; and many believed in the Lord.
Isaiah 44:3-5 For I will pour water upon him that is thirsty, and floods upon the dry ground: I will pour my spirit upon thy seed, and my blessing upon thine offspring: ... One shall say, I [am] the LORD'S; and another shall call [himself] by the name of Jacob; and another shall subscribe [with] his hand unto the LORD, and surname [himself] by the name of Israel.
Isaiah 45:24 Surely, shall [one] say, in the LORD have I righteousness and strength: [even] to him shall [men] come; and all that are incensed against him shall be ashamed.
Isaiah 55:11-13 So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper [in the thing] whereto I sent it. ... Instead of the thorn shall come up the fir tree, and instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle tree: and it shall be to the LORD for a name, for an everlasting sign [that] shall not be cut off.

multitudes:

Acts 8:3 As for Saul, he made havock of the church, entering into every house, and haling men and women committed [them] to prison.
Acts 8:12 But when they believed Philip preaching the things concerning the kingdom of God, and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both men and women.
Acts 9:2 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 bound unto Jerusalem.
Acts 22:4 And I persecuted this way unto the death, binding and delivering into prisons both men and women.
Exodus 35:22 And they came, both men and women, as many as were willing hearted, [and] brought bracelets, and earrings, and rings, and tablets, all jewels of gold: and every man that offered [offered] an offering of gold unto the LORD.
Deuteronomy 29:11-12 Your little ones, your wives, and thy stranger that [is] in thy camp, from the hewer of thy wood unto the drawer of thy water: ... That thou shouldest enter into covenant with the LORD thy God, and into his oath, which the LORD thy God maketh with thee this day:
Deuteronomy 31:11-12 When all Israel is come to appear before the LORD thy God in the place which he shall choose, thou shalt read this law before all Israel in their hearing. ... Gather the people together, men, and women, and children, and thy stranger that [is] within thy gates, that they may hear, and that they may learn, and fear the LORD your God, and observe to do all the words of this law:
2 Samuel 6:19 And he dealt among all the people, [even] among the whole multitude of Israel, as well to the women as men, to every one a cake of bread, and a good piece [of flesh], and a flagon [of wine]. So all the people departed every one to his house.
Ezra 10:1 Now when Ezra had prayed, and when he had confessed, weeping and casting himself down before the house of God, there assembled unto him out of Israel a very great congregation of men and women and children: for the people wept very sore.
Nehemiah 8:2 And Ezra the priest brought the law before the congregation both of men and women, and all that could hear with understanding, upon the first day of the seventh month.
1 Corinthians 11:11-12 Nevertheless neither is the man without the woman, neither the woman without the man, in the Lord. ... For as the woman [is] of the man, even so [is] the man also by the woman; but all things of God.
Galatians 3:28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.
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Ex 35:22. Dt 29:11; 31:11. 2S 6:19. Ezr 10:1. Ne 8:2. Is 44:3; 45:24; 55:11. Ac 2:41, 47; 4:4; 6:7; 8:3, 12; 9:2, 31, 35, 42; 22:4. 1Co 11:11. Ga 3:28.

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