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Acts 1:21

    Acts 1:21 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Wherefore of these men which have companied with us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us,

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Why of these men which have companied with us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us,

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Of the men therefore that have companied with us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and went out among us,

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For this reason, of the men who have been with us all the time, while the Lord Jesus went in and out among us,

    Webster's Revision

    Of the men therefore that have companied with us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and went out among us,

    World English Bible

    "Of the men therefore who have accompanied us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Of the men therefore which have companied with us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and went out among us,

    Definitions for Acts 1:21

    Wherefore - Why?; for what reason?; for what cause?

    Clarke's Commentary on Acts 1:21

    Which have companied with us - They judged it necessary to fill up this blank in the apostolate by a person who had been an eye witness of the acts of our Lord.

    Went in and out - A phrase which includes all the actions of life.

    Barnes' Notes on Acts 1:21

    Wherefore of these men - Of those who had witnessed the life and works of Christ, and who were therefore qualified to discharge the duties of the office from which Judas fell. Probably Peter refers to the seventy disciples, Luke 10:1-2.

    Went in and out - A phrase signifying that he was their constant companion. It expresses in general all the actions of the life, Psalm 121:8; Deuteronomy 28:19; Deuteronomy 31:2.

    Wesley's Notes on Acts 1:21

    1:21 All the time that the Lord Jesus was going in and out - That is, conversing familiarly: over us - as our Master. Psa 109:8.