Acts 2:42 KJV (With Strong’s)

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42
And
de (Greek #1161)
but, and, etc.
KJV usage: also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
Pronounce: deh
Origin: a primary particle (adversative or continuative)
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en (Greek #2258)
I (thou, etc.) was (wast or were)
KJV usage: + agree, be, X have (+ charge of), hold, use, was(-t), were.
Pronounce: ane
Origin: imperfect of 1510
they continued stedfastly
proskartereo (Greek #4342)
to be earnest towards, i.e. (to a thing) to persevere, be constantly diligent, or (in a place) to attend assiduously all the exercises, or (to a person) to adhere closely to (as a servitor)
KJV usage: attend (give self) continually (upon), continue (in, instant in, with), wait on (continually).
Pronounce: pros-kar-ter-eh'-o
Origin: from 4314 and 2594
in
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
didache (Greek #1322)
instruction (the act or the matter)
KJV usage: doctrine, hath been taught.
Pronounce: did-akh-ay'
Origin: from 1321
the apostles’
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
apostolos (Greek #652)
a delegate; specially, an ambassador of the Gospel; officially a commissioner of Christ ("apostle") (with miraculous powers)
KJV usage: apostle, messenger, he that is sent.
Pronounce: ap-os'-tol-os
Origin: from 649
doctrine
didache (Greek #1322)
instruction (the act or the matter)
KJV usage: doctrine, hath been taught.
Pronounce: did-akh-ay'
Origin: from 1321
and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
fellowship
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
koinonia (Greek #2842)
partnership, i.e. (literally) participation, or (social) intercourse, or (pecuniary) benefaction
KJV usage: (to) communicate(-ation), communion, (contri-)distribution, fellowship.
Pronounce: koy-nohn-ee'-ah
Origin: from 2844
, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
in breaking
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
klasis (Greek #2800)
fracture (the act)
KJV usage: breaking.
Pronounce: klas'-is
Origin: from 2806
of bread
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
artos (Greek #740)
bread (as raised) or a loaf
KJV usage: (shew-)bread, loaf.
Pronounce: ar'-tos
Origin: from 142
, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
in prayers
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
proseuche (Greek #4335)
prayer (worship); by implication, an oratory (chapel)
KJV usage: X pray earnestly, prayer.
Pronounce: pros-yoo-khay'
Origin: from 4336
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Cross References

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Ministry on This Verse

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they.
Acts 2:46• 46And every day, being constantly in the temple with one accord, and breaking bread in the house, they received their food with gladness and simplicity of heart, (Acts 2:46)
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Acts 11:23• 23who, having arrived and seeing the grace of God, rejoiced, and exhorted all with purpose of heart to abide with the Lord; (Acts 11:23)
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Acts 14:22• 22establishing the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to abide in the faith, and that through many tribulations we must enter into the kingdom of God. (Acts 14:22)
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Mark 4:16‑17• 16And these are they in like manner who are sown upon the rocky places, who when they hear the word, immediately receive it with joy,
17and they have no root in themselves, but are for a time: then, tribulation arising, or persecution on account of the word, immediately they are offended.
(Mark 4:16‑17)
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John 8:31‑32• 31Jesus therefore said to the Jews who believed him, If ye abide in my word, ye are truly my disciples;
32and ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free.
(John 8:31‑32)
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1 Cor. 11:2• 2Now I praise you, that in all things ye are mindful of me; and that as I have directed you, ye keep the directions. (1 Cor. 11:2)
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Gal. 1:6• 6I wonder that ye thus quickly change, from him that called you in Christ's grace, to a different gospel, (Gal. 1:6)
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Eph. 2:20• 20being built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the corner-stone, (Eph. 2:20)
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Col. 1:23• 23if indeed ye abide in the faith founded and firm, and not moved away from the hope of the glad tidings, which ye have heard, which have been proclaimed in the whole creation which is under heaven, of which *I* Paul became minister. (Col. 1:23)
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2 Tim. 3:14• 14But *thou*, abide in those things which thou hast learned, and of which thou hast been fully persuaded, knowing of whom thou hast learned them; (2 Tim. 3:14)
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Heb. 10:39• 39But *we* are not drawers back to perdition, but of faith to saving the soul. (Heb. 10:39)
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2 Peter 3:1‑2,17‑18• 1This, a second letter, beloved, I already write to you, in both which I stir up, in the way of putting you in remembrance, your pure mind,
2to be mindful of the words spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of the Lord and Saviour by your apostles;
17*Ye* therefore, beloved, knowing these things before, take care lest, being led away along with the error of the wicked, ye should fall from your own stedfastness:
18but grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.
(2 Peter 3:1‑2,17‑18)
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1 John 2:19• 19They went out from among us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have surely remained with us, but that they might be made manifest that none are of us. (1 John 2:19)
fellowship.
in breaking.
Acts 20:7,11• 7And the first day of the week, we being assembled to break bread, Paul discoursed to them, about to depart on the morrow. And he prolonged the discourse till midnight.
11And having gone up, and having broken the bread, and eaten, and having long spoken until daybreak, so he went away.
(Acts 20:7,11)
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1 Cor. 10:16‑17,21• 16The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of the Christ? The bread which we break, is it not the communion of the body of the Christ?
17Because we, being many, are one loaf, one body; for we all partake of that one loaf.
21Ye cannot drink the Lord's cup, and the cup of demons: ye cannot partake of the Lord's table, and of the table of demons.
(1 Cor. 10:16‑17,21)
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1 Cor. 11:20‑26• 20When ye come therefore together into one place, it is not to eat the Lord's supper.
21For each one in eating takes his *own* supper before others, and one is hungry and another drinks to excess.
22Have ye not then houses for eating and drinking? or do ye despise the assembly of God, and put to shame them who have not? What shall I say to you? shall I praise you? In this point I do not praise.
23For *I* received from the Lord, that which I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus, in the night in which he was delivered up, took bread,
24and having given thanks broke it, and said, This is my body, which is for you: this do in remembrance of me.
25In like manner also the cup, after having supped, saying, This cup is the new covenant in my blood: this do, as often as ye shall drink it, in remembrance of me.
26For as often as ye shall eat this bread, and drink the cup, ye announce the death of the Lord, until he come.
(1 Cor. 11:20‑26)
and in prayers.
 The One Who gives the little bud of apprehension now, will give the full flower afterward (Luke 24:45; Acts 2:42). (Hunt’s Sayings - 435 by R. Hunt)

J. N. Darby Translation

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42
And they persevered in the teachingc and fellowship of the apostles, in breaking of bread and prayers.

JND Translation Notes

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As ch. 13.12; 1 Cor. 14.26.

W. Kelly Translation

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42
aAnd they persevered in the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, the breaking of bread and the prayers.

WK Translation Notes

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a
[whole verse]: Verses 42, 46 are more correctly represented [in the RV] (Bible Treasury 13:335)