1 And the apostles and the brethren who were in Judaea heard that the nations also had received the word of God;
1 And the apostles and brethren that were in Judaea heard that the Gentiles had also received the word of God.
1 The apostles and the brothers who were throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles had welcomed God’s message also.
1 Now the apostles and the brothers who were in Judea heard that the gentiles had also accepted the word of God.
2 and when Peter went up to Jerusalem, they of the circumcision contended with him,
2 And when Peter was come up to Jerusalem, they that were of the circumcision contended with him,
2 But when Peter went up to Jerusalem, those who emphasized circumcision disagreed with him.
3 saying, Thou wentest in to men uncircumcised and hast eaten with them.
3 Saying, Thou wentest in to men uncircumcised, and didst eat with them.
3 They said, "You went to uncircumcised men and ate with them!"
4 But Peter began and set forth the matter to them in order, saying,
4 But Peter rehearsed the matter from the beginning, and expounded it by order unto them, saying,
4 Peter began to explain to them in an orderly sequence, saying:
4 Then Peter began to explain to them point by point what had happened. He said,
5 I was in the city of Joppa praying, and in an ecstasy I saw a vision, a certain vessel descending like a great sheet, let down by four corners out of heaven, and it came even to me:
5 I was in the city of Joppa praying: and in a trance I saw a vision, A certain vessel descend, as it had been a great sheet, let down from heaven by four corners; and it came even to me:
5 "I was in the town of Joppa praying when in a trance I saw a vision: Something like a large linen sheet descended down from heaven, lowered by its four corners, and it came right down to me.
6 on which having fixed mine eyes, I considered, and saw the quadrupeds of the earth, and the wild beasts, and the creeping things, and the fowls of the heaven.
6 Upon the which when I had fastened mine eyes, I considered, and saw fourfooted beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, and creeping things, and fowls of the air.
6 When I looked closely and considered it, I saw the four-footed animals of the earth, the wild beasts, the reptiles, and the birds of the sky.
6 When I examined it closely, I saw four-footed animals of the earth, wild animals, reptiles, and birds of the air.
7 And I heard also a voice saying to me, Rise up, Peter, slay and eat.
7 And I heard a voice saying unto me, Arise, Peter; slay and eat.
7 Then I also heard a voice telling me, ‘Get up, Peter; kill and eat!’
7 I also heard a voice telling me, "Get up, Peter! Kill something and eat it.'
8 And I said, In no wise, Lord, for common or unclean has never entered into my mouth.
8 But I said, Not so, Lord: for nothing common or unclean hath at any time entered into my mouth.
8 “‘No, Lord!’ I said. ‘For nothing common or ritually unclean has ever entered my mouth!’
8 But I replied, "Absolutely not, Lord, for nothing common or unclean has ever entered my mouth!'
9 And a voice answered the second time out of heaven, What God has cleansed, do not thou make common.
9 But the voice answered me again from heaven, What God hath cleansed, that call not thou common.
9 But a voice answered from heaven a second time, ‘What God has made clean, you must not call common.’
9 Then the voice from heaven answered a second time, "You must stop calling common what God has made clean!'
10 And this took place thrice, and again all was drawn up into heaven;
10 And this was done three times: and all were drawn up again into heaven.
10 “Now this happened three times, and then everything was drawn up again into heaven.
10 This happened three times. Then everything was pulled back up to heaven.
11 and lo, immediately three men were at the house in which I was, sent to me from Caesarea.
11 And, behold, immediately there were three men already come unto the house where I was, sent from Caesarea unto me.
11 At that very moment, three men who had been sent to me from Caesarea arrived at the house where we were.
11 "At that very moment three men arrived at the house where we were staying. They had been sent to me from Caesarea.
12 And the Spirit said to me to go with them, nothing doubting. And there went with me these six brethren also, and we entered into the house of the man,
12 And the spirit bade me go with them, nothing doubting. Moreover these six brethren accompanied me, and we entered into the man's house:
12 The Spirit told me to go with them without hesitating. These six brothers went with me, too, and we entered the house of the man from Caesarea.
13 and he related to us how he had seen the angel in his house, standing and saying to him, Send men to Joppa and fetch Simon, who is surnamed Peter,
13 And he shewed us how he had seen an angel in his house, which stood and said unto him, Send men to Joppa, and call for Simon, whose surname is Peter;
13 Then he told us how he had seen an angel standing in his home and saying, "Send messengers to Joppa and summon Simon, who is called Peter.
14 who shall speak words to thee whereby thou shalt be saved, thou and all thy house.
14 Who shall tell thee words, whereby thou and all thy house shall be saved.
14 He will discuss with you how you and your entire household will be saved.'
15 And as I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell upon them even as upon us also at the beginning.
15 And as I began to speak, the Holy Ghost fell on them, as on us at the beginning.
15 "When I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell on them just as he was first given to us.
16 And I remembered the word of the Lord, how he said, John baptised with water, but ye shall be baptised with the Holy Spirit.
16 Then remembered I the word of the Lord, how that he said, John indeed baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost.
16 Then I remembered what the Lord had said: "John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.'
17 If then God has given them the same gift as also to us when we had believed on the Lord Jesus Christ, who indeed was I to be able to forbid God?
17 Forasmuch then as God gave them the like gift as he did unto us, who believed on the Lord Jesus Christ; what was I, that I could withstand God?
17 Now if God gave them the same gift that he gave us when we believed in the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, who was I to try to stop God?"
18 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.
18 When they heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, Then hath God also to the Gentiles granted repentance unto life.
18 When they heard this, they calmed down, and praised God by saying, "So God has given repentance that leads to life even to gentiles."
19 They then who had been scattered abroad through the tribulation that took place on the occasion of Stephen, passed through the country to Phoenicia and Cyprus and Antioch, speaking the word to no one but to Jews alone.
19 (U)So then those who were scattered because of the (r)persecution that occurred in connection with Stephen made their way (s)to (V)Phoenicia and (W)Cyprus and (X)Antioch, speaking the word to no one except to Jews alone.
19 Now they which were scattered abroad upon the persecution that arose about Stephen travelled as far as Phenice, and Cyprus, and Antioch, preaching the word to none but unto the Jews only.
19 Now the people who were scattered by the persecution that started because of Stephen went as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch, speaking the word to no one except Jews.
20 But there were certain of them, Cyprians and Cyrenians, who entering into Antioch spoke to the Greeks also, announcing the glad tidings of the Lord Jesus.
20 And some of them were men of Cyprus and Cyrene, which, when they were come to Antioch, spake unto the Grecians, preaching the Lord Jesus.
20 But among them were some men from Cyprus and Cyrene, who came to Antioch and began proclaiming the Lord Jesus even to the Hellenistic Jews.
21 And the Lord's hand was with them, and a great number believed and turned to the Lord.
21 And the hand of the Lord was with them: and a great number believed, and turned unto the Lord.
21 The hand of the Lord was with them, and a large number of people believed and turned to the Lord.
22 And the report concerning them reached the ears of the assembly which was in Jerusalem, and they sent out Barnabas to go through as far as Antioch:
22 Then tidings of these things came unto the ears of the church which was in Jerusalem: and they sent forth Barnabas, that he should go as far as Antioch.
22 When the church in Jerusalem heard this news, they sent Barnabas all the way to Antioch.
23 who, having arrived and seeing the grace of God, rejoiced, and exhorted all with purpose of heart to abide with the Lord;
23 Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would cleave unto the Lord.
23 When he arrived, he rejoiced to see what the grace of God had done, and with hearty determination he kept encouraging all of them to remain faithful to the Lord,
24 for he was a good man and full of the Holy Spirit and of faith; and a large crowd of people were added to the Lord.
24 For he was a good man, and full of the Holy Ghost and of faith: and much people was added unto the Lord.
24 because he was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and faith. And so a large number of people was brought to the Lord.
26 And having found him, he brought him to Antioch. And so it was with them that for a whole year they were gathered together in the assembly and taught a large crowd: and the disciples were first called Christians in Antioch.
26 and when he had found him, he brought him to (AL)Antioch. And for an entire year they (ac)met with the church and taught considerable (ad)numbers; and (AM)the disciples were first called (AN)Christians in (AO)Antioch.
26 And when he had found him, he brought him unto Antioch. And it came to pass, that a whole year they assembled themselves with the church, and taught much people. And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.
26 When he found him, he brought him to Antioch, and for a whole year they were guests of the church and taught many people. It was in Antioch that the disciples were first called Christians.
27 Now in these days prophets went down from Jerusalem to Antioch;
27 And in these days came prophets from Jerusalem unto Antioch.
27 At that time some prophets from Jerusalem came down to Antioch.
28 and one from among them, by name Agabus, rose up and signified by the Spirit that there was going to be a great famine over all the inhabited earth, which also came to pass under Claudius.
28 One of them named (AR)Agabus stood up and began to indicate (af)by the Spirit that there would certainly be a great famine (AS)all over the (ag)world. (ah)And this took place in the reign of (AT)Claudius.
28 And there stood up one of them named Agabus, and signified by the spirit that there should be great dearth throughout all the world: which came to pass in the days of Claudius Caesar.
28 One of them named Agabus got up and predicted by the Spirit that there would be a severe famine all over the world. This happened during the reign of Claudius.
29 And they determined, according as any one of the disciples was well off, each of them to send to the brethren who dwelt in Judaea, to minister to them;
29 Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief unto the brethren which dwelt in Judaea:
29 So all of the disciples decided they would send a contribution to the brothers living in Judea, as they were able,
30 which also they did, sending it to the elders by the hand of Barnabas and Saul.
30 Which also they did, and sent it to the elders by the hands of Barnabas and Saul.
30 by sending it through Barnabas and Saul to the elders.
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