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Acts 6:2

2 So the twelve summoned the 1congregation of the disciples and said, “It is not desirable for us to neglect the word of God in order to serve tables.

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Acts 6:2 — The New International Version (NIV)

So the Twelve gathered all the disciples together and said, “It would not be right for us to neglect the ministry of the word of God in order to wait on tables.

Acts 6:2 — English Standard Version (ESV)

And the twelve summoned the full number of the disciples and said, “It is not right that we should give up preaching the word of God to serve tables.

Acts 6:2 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples unto them, and said, It is not reason that we should leave the word of God, and serve tables.

Acts 6:2 — New Living Translation (NLT)

So the Twelve called a meeting of all the believers. They said, “We apostles should spend our time teaching the word of God, not running a food program.

Acts 6:2 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Then the twelve summoned the multitude of the disciples and said, “It is not desirable that we should leave the word of God and serve tables.

Acts 6:2 — New Century Version (NCV)

The twelve apostles called the whole group of followers together and said, “It is not right for us to stop our work of teaching God’s word in order to serve tables.

Acts 6:2 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And the twelve called the multitude of the disciples unto them, and said, It is not fit that we should forsake the word of God, and serve tables.

Acts 6:2 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And the twelve, having called the multitude of the disciples to them, said, It is not right that we, leaving the word of God, should serve tables.

Acts 6:2 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

The twelve apostles called all the disciples together and told them, “It’s not right for us to give up God’s word in order to distribute food.

Acts 6:2 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Then the Twelve summoned the whole company of the disciples and said, “It would not be right for us to give up preaching about God to handle financial matters.

Acts 6:2 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

And the twelve called together the whole community of the disciples and said, “It is not right that we should neglect the word of God in order to wait on tables.

Acts 6:2 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

So the twelve summoned the community of disciples and said, “It is not desirable that we neglect the word of God to serve tables.

Acts 6:2 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

So the Twelve gathered all the believers together. They said, “It wouldn’t be right for us to give up teaching God’s word in order to wait on tables.