Believers Had Everything in Common (Acts 4:32-37)

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This brief comment, on the way how the believers shared their possessions, pictures the social order in the early Christian community. This order is no doubt influenced by the fervent expectation of the coming of the kingdom of God. 


Word Meaning
πλῆθος, ους, τό multitude
πιστεύω believe
καρδία, ας, ἡ heart
ψυχή, ῆς, ἡ life, person, soul
λέγω say
ἴδιος, α, ον own
ἀλλά but, however
ἅπας, ασα, αν whole, all
κοινός, ή, όν common; communal
δύναμις, εως, ἡ power; deed of power
ἀποδίδωμι give
μαρτύριον, ου, τό testimony; martyrdom
ἀνάστασις, εως, ἡ resurrection
κύριος, ου, ὁ Lord
Ἰησοῦς, οῦ, ὁ Jesus, Joshua