Acts 11:18



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

When they heard this, they quieted down and glorified God, saying, "Well then, God has granted to the Gentiles also the repentance that leads to life."

King James Version

When they heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, Then hath God also to the Gentiles granted repentance unto life.

International Standard Version

When they heard this, they calmed down, and praised God by saying, "So God has given repentance that leads to life even to gentiles."

A Conservative Version

And when they heard these things, they relaxed and glorified God, saying, Then God has also granted to the Gentiles repentance to life.

American Standard Version

And when they heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, Then to the Gentiles also hath God granted repentance unto life.

Amplified

When they heard this, they were quieted and made no further objection. And they glorified God, saying, Then God has also granted to the Gentiles repentance unto [real] life [after resurrection].

An Understandable Version

So, when the apostles and the brothers from Judea heard these things, they stopped arguing [See verse 2] and gave honor to God, saying, "[This means] that God has permitted the Gentiles also [as well as the Jews] to repent [i.e., change their hearts and lives] so they, too, could have [the promise of never ending] life."

Anderson New Testament

And when they heard these things, they ceased to contend; and they glorified God, saying: Then, indeed, has God given to the Gentiles also repentance in order to life.

Bible in Basic English

And hearing these things they said nothing more, but gave glory to God, saying, Then to the Gentiles as to us has God given a change of heart, so that they may have life.

Common New Testament

When they heard this, they quieted down and glorified God, saying, "So then, God has granted to the Gentiles also the repentance unto life."

Daniel Mace New Testament

Having heard this, they were appeas'd, and glorified God, saying, God has then granted salvation likewise to the gentiles, on the terms of their repentance.

Darby Translation

And when they heard these things they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, Then indeed God has to the nations also granted repentance to life.

Godbey New Testament

And hearing these things, they acquiesced, and glorified God, saying, Then God has also given unto the Gentiles repentance unto life.

Goodspeed New Testament

When they heard this, they made no further objection, but they gave honor to God, and said, "Then God has given even the heathen repentance and the hope of life!"

Holman Bible

When they heard this they became silent. Then they glorified God, saying, "So God has granted repentance resulting in life to even the Gentiles!"

John Wesley New Testament

When they heard these things, they were quiet, and glorified God, saying, Then God hath given to the Gentiles also repentance unto life.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

When they heard these things, they were silent and glorified God, saying, Then God has also granted repentance unto life to the Gentiles.

Julia Smith Translation

And having heard these, they were silent, and honoured God, saying, For also God gave the nations repentance to life.

King James 2000

When they heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, Then has God also to the Gentiles granted repentance unto life.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And [when they] heard these [things], they became silent and praised God, saying, "Then God has granted the repentance [leading] to life to the Gentiles also!"

Modern King James verseion

When they heard these things, they were silent and glorified God, saying, Then God has also granted repentance to life to the nations.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When they heard this, they held their peace and glorified God, saying, "Then hath God also to the Gentiles granted repentance unto life."

Moffatt New Testament

On hearing this they desisted and glorified God, saying, "So God has actually allowed the Gentiles to repent and live!"

Montgomery New Testament

On hearing this they held their peace and glorified God, saying, "Forsooth then, to the Gentiles also God has granted repentance unto life."

NET Bible

When they heard this, they ceased their objections and praised God, saying, "So then, God has granted the repentance that leads to life even to the Gentiles."

New Heart English Bible

When they heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, "Then God has also granted to the Gentiles repentance to life."

New simplified Bible

When they heard this they objected no more and praised God, saying: God has granted the people of the nations repentance to life.

Noyes New Testament

And when they heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, So then to the gentiles also God hath granted repentance unto life.

Sawyer New Testament

And hearing these things they were silent, and glorified God, saying, Then to the gentiles also has God indeed given the change of mind to life.

The Emphasized Bible

And, having heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God, saying - Hence, even unto the nations, God hath granted repentance unto life.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

So when they heard these things they were satisfied, and glorified God, saying, Well! then hath God even to the Gentiles given repentance unto life.

Twentieth Century New Testament

On hearing this statement, they said no more, but broke out into praise of God. "So even to the Gentiles," they exclaimed, "God has granted the repentance which leads to Life!"

Webster

When they heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, Then hath God also to the Gentiles granted repentance to life.

Weymouth New Testament

This statement of Peter's silenced his opponents. They extolled the goodness of God, and said, "So, then, to the Gentiles also God has given the repentance which leads to Life."

Williams New Testament

When they heard this, they had no answer to make, but gave God the glory, saying, "So God has given even the heathen the repentance that leads to life."

World English Bible

When they heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, "Then God has also granted to the Gentiles repentance to life!"

Worrell New Testament

And, having heard these things, they were silent, and glorified God, saying, "Then, to the gentiles also God gave repentance unto life."

Worsley New Testament

And when they heard these things they acquiesced, and glorified God, saying, Then hath God given to the Gentiles also repentance unto life.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they, having heard these things, were silent, and were glorifying God, saying, 'Then, indeed, also to the nations did God give the reformation to life.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

ταῦτα 
Tauta 
Usage: 188

ἡσυχάζω 
hesuchazo 
Usage: 5

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

δοξάζω 
Doxazo 
Usage: 42

θεός 
theos 
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151
Usage: 1151

λέγω 
Lego 
say , speak , call , tell ,
Usage: 1045

ἄρα 
Ara 
therefore , so then , now therefore , then , wherefore , haply , not tr ,
Usage: 35

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
give , grant , put , show , deliver , make ,
Usage: 254


and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

to the Gentiles
ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
give , grant , put , show , deliver , make ,
Usage: 254

μετάνοια 
metanoia 
Usage: 19

εἰς 
Eis 
into , to , unto , for , in , on , toward , against ,
Usage: 1267

References

Context Readings

Peter's Explanation To The Church In Jerusalem

17 "Therefore if God gave to them the same gift as He gave to us also after believing in the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I that I could stand in God's way?" 18 When they heard this, they quieted down and glorified God, saying, "Well then, God has granted to the Gentiles also the repentance that leads to life." 19 So then those who were scattered because of the persecution that occurred in connection with Stephen made their way to Phoenicia and Cyprus and Antioch, speaking the word to no one except to Jews alone.


Cross References

Romans 10:12-13

For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, abounding in riches for all who call on Him;

2 Corinthians 7:10

For the sorrow that is according to the will of God produces a repentance without regret, leading to salvation, but the sorrow of the world produces death.

Acts 5:31

"He is the one whom God exalted to His right hand as a Prince and a Savior, to grant repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins.

Acts 20:21

solemnly testifying to both Jews and Greeks of repentance toward God and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.

Acts 21:20

And when they heard it they began glorifying God; and they said to him, "You see, brother, how many thousands there are among the Jews of those who have believed, and they are all zealous for the Law;

Leviticus 10:19-20

But Aaron spoke to Moses, "Behold, this very day they presented their sin offering and their burnt offering before the LORD. When things like these happened to me, if I had eaten a sin offering today, would it have been good in the sight of the LORD?"

Joshua 22:30

So when Phinehas the priest and the leaders of the congregation, even the heads of the families of Israel who were with him, heard the words which the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad and the sons of Manasseh spoke, it pleased them.

Isaiah 60:21

"Then all your people will be righteous; They will possess the land forever, The branch of My planting, The work of My hands, That I may be glorified.

Isaiah 61:3

To grant those who mourn in Zion, Giving them a garland instead of ashes, The oil of gladness instead of mourning, The mantle of praise instead of a spirit of fainting So they will be called oaks of righteousness, The planting of the LORD, that He may be glorified.

Jeremiah 31:18-20

"I have surely heard Ephraim grieving, 'You have chastised me, and I was chastised, Like an untrained calf; Bring me back that I may be restored, For You are the LORD my God.

Ezekiel 36:26

"Moreover, I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; and I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh.

Zechariah 12:10

"I will pour out on the house of David and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the Spirit of grace and of supplication, so that they will look on Me whom they have pierced; and they will mourn for Him, as one mourns for an only son, and they will weep bitterly over Him like the bitter weeping over a firstborn.

Acts 3:19

"Therefore repent and return, so that your sins may be wiped away, in order that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord;

Acts 3:26

"For you first, God raised up His Servant and sent Him to bless you by turning every one of you from your wicked ways."

Acts 11:1

Now the apostles and the brethren who were throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God.

Acts 13:47-48

"For so the Lord has commanded us, 'I HAVE PLACED YOU AS A LIGHT FOR THE GENTILES, THAT YOU MAY BRING SALVATION TO THE END OF THE EARTH.'"

Acts 14:27

When they had arrived and gathered the church together, they began to report all things that God had done with them and how He had opened a door of faith to the Gentiles.

Acts 15:3

Therefore, being sent on their way by the church, they were passing through both Phoenicia and Samaria, describing in detail the conversion of the Gentiles, and were bringing great joy to all the brethren.

Acts 22:21-22

"And He said to me, 'Go! For I will send you far away to the Gentiles.'"

Acts 26:17-20

rescuing you from the Jewish people and from the Gentiles, to whom I am sending you,

Romans 3:29-30

Or is God the God of Jews only? Is He not the God of Gentiles also? Yes, of Gentiles also,

Romans 9:30

What shall we say then? That Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, attained righteousness, even the righteousness which is by faith;

Romans 15:9-16

and for the Gentiles to glorify God for His mercy; as it is written, "THEREFORE I WILL GIVE PRAISE TO YOU AMONG THE GENTILES, AND I WILL SING TO YOUR NAME."

2 Corinthians 3:18

But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as from the Lord, the Spirit.

Galatians 1:24

And they were glorifying God because of me.

Galatians 3:26-27

For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 2:11-18

Therefore remember that formerly you, the Gentiles in the flesh, who are called "Uncircumcision" by the so-called "Circumcision," which is performed in the flesh by human hands--

Ephesians 3:5-8

which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men, as it has now been revealed to His holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit;

2 Timothy 2:25-26

with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition, if perhaps God may grant them repentance leading to the knowledge of the truth,

James 1:16-17

Do not be deceived, my beloved brethren.



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