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Acts 13:5

    Acts 13:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And when they were at Salamis, they preached the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews: and they had also John to their minister.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And when they were at Salamis, they preached the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews: and they had also John to their minister.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And when they were at Salamis, they proclaimed the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews: and they had also John as their attendant.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And at Salamis they were preaching the word of God in the Synagogues of the Jews: and John was with them, helping them.

    Webster's Revision

    And when they were at Salamis, they proclaimed the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews: and they had also John as their attendant.

    World English Bible

    When they were at Salamis, they proclaimed the word of God in the Jewish synagogues. They had also John as their attendant.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And when they were at Salamis, they proclaimed the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews: and they had also John as their attendant.

    Definitions for Acts 13:5

    Minister - Servants.

    Clarke's Commentary on Acts 13:5

    Salamis - The capital of the island of Cyprus; afterwards called Constantia, and now Salina, situated on the eastern part of the island.

    They preached the word of God - Τον λογον, The doctrine of God, the Christian religion, emphatically so called.

    They had also John to their minister - This was John Mark, of whom we heard, Acts 12:25; for their minister, ὑπηρετην, to assist them in minor offices, as deacon or servant, that they might give themselves wholly to the doctrine of the Lord.

    Barnes' Notes on Acts 13:5

    And when they were at Salamis - This was the principal city and seaport of Cyprus. It was situated on the southeast part of the island, and was afterward called Constantia.

    In the synagogues of the Jews - Jews were living in all the countries adjacent to Judea, and in those countries they had synagogues. The apostles uniformly preached first to them.

    And they had also John to their minister - John Mark, Acts 12:12. He was their attendant, yet not pretending to be equal to them in circe. They had been specifically designated to this work. He was with them as their friend and traveling companion; perhaps also employed in making the needful arrangements for their comfort, and for the supply of their needs in their travels.

    Wesley's Notes on Acts 13:5

    13:5 In the synagogues - Using all opportunities that offered.