Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

The times of ignorance therefore God overlooked; but now he commandeth men that they should all everywhere repent:

New American Standard Bible

"Therefore having overlooked the times of ignorance, God is now declaring to men that all people everywhere should repent,

King James Version

And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent:

Holman Bible

“Therefore, having overlooked the times of ignorance, God now commands all people everywhere to repent,

International Standard Version

Though God has overlooked those times of ignorance, he now commands everyone everywhere to repent,

A Conservative Version

Indeed therefore having overlooked the times of ignorance, God now commands for all men everywhere to repent.

Amplified

Such [former] ages of ignorance God, it is true, ignored and allowed to pass unnoticed; but now He charges all people everywhere to repent ( to change their minds for the better and heartily to amend their ways, with abhorrence of their past sins),

An Understandable Version

Now God made allowance for the times when people were still uninformed [about His complete will], but now [in the Gospel age] He requires all people everywhere to repent [i.e., change their hearts and lives].

Anderson New Testament

Yet the times of this ignorance God overlooked; but now, he commands all men everywhere to repent:

Bible in Basic English

Those times when men had no knowledge were overlooked by God; but now he gives orders to all men in every place to undergo a change of heart:

Common New Testament

The times of ignorance God overlooked, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent,

Daniel Mace New Testament

God has been pleas'd to over-look this state of ignorance: but now he enjoins all men every where to repent:

Darby Translation

God therefore, having overlooked the times of ignorance, now enjoins men that they shall all everywhere repent,

Godbey New Testament

Then indeed God winking at the times of ignorance, now commands all men everywhere to repent:

Goodspeed New Testament

While God overlooked those times of ignorance, he now calls upon all men everywhere to repent,

John Wesley New Testament

The times of ignorance indeed God overlooked; but he now commandeth all men every where to repent.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For the times of this ignorance God overlooked, but he now commands all men everywhere to repent

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore truly, God having overlooked the times of ignorance, now announces to all men everywhere to repent:

King James 2000

And the times of this ignorance God overlooked; but now commands all men everywhere to repent:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore [although] God has overlooked the times of ignorance, he now commands all people everywhere to repent,

Modern King James verseion

Truly, then, God overlooking the times of ignorance, now He strictly commands all men everywhere to repent,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the time of this ignorance God regarded not: but now he biddeth all men everywhere to repent,

Moffatt New Testament

Such ages of ignorance God overlooked, but he now charges men that they are all everywhere to repent,

Montgomery New Testament

"The times of ignorance God overlooked, but he now commands all men that they should all, everywhere, repent;

NET Bible

Therefore, although God has overlooked such times of ignorance, he now commands all people everywhere to repent,

New Heart English Bible

The times of ignorance therefore God overlooked. But now he commands that all people everywhere should repent,

Noyes New Testament

The times indeed of ignorance God overlooked; but now commandeth all men every where to repent;

Sawyer New Testament

Overlooking therefore the times of ignorance, God now commands all men everywhere to change their minds,

The Emphasized Bible

The times of ignorance, therefore, overlooking, God, as things now are, is charging all men everywhere to repent,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

These times indeed of ignorance God then overlooked; but he now commands all men in every place to repent:

Twentieth Century New Testament

True, God looked with indulgence on the days of men's ignorance, but now he is announcing to every one everywhere the need for repentance,

Webster

And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent:

Weymouth New Testament

Those times of ignorance God viewed with indulgence. But now He commands all men everywhere to repent,

Williams New Testament

Though God overlooked those times of ignorance, He now commands all men everywhere to repent,

World English Bible

The times of ignorance therefore God overlooked. But now he commands that all people everywhere should repent,

Worrell New Testament

God, therefore, having overlooked the time of ignorance, now commands all men everywhere to repent;

Worsley New Testament

Wherefore though God overlooked the times of this ignorance, He now requireth all men every where to repent.

Youngs Literal Translation

the times, indeed, therefore, of the ignorance God having overlooked, doth now command all men everywhere to reform,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

the times
χρόνος 
Chronos 
Usage: 41

G52
ἄγνοια 
Agnoia 
Usage: 4

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

winked at
ὑπερείδω 
Hupereido 
wink at
Usage: 1

but

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

now
νῦν 
Nun 
Usage: 102

παραγγέλλω 
Paraggello 
Usage: 30

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

πανταχοῦ 
Pantachou 
Usage: 7

Images Acts 17:30

Prayers for Acts 17:30

Context Readings

Paul Speaks To The Areopagus

29 Being then the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and device of man. 30 The times of ignorance therefore God overlooked; but now he commandeth men that they should all everywhere repent: 31 inasmuch as he hath appointed a day in which he will judge the world in righteousness by the man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.


Cross References

Luke 24:47

and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name unto all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

Acts 14:16

who in the generations gone by suffered all the nations to walk in their own ways.

Romans 3:25

whom God set forth to be a propitiation, through faith, in his blood, to show his righteousness because of the passing over of the sins done aforetime, in the forbearance of God;

Mark 6:12

And they went out, and preached that men'should repent.

Titus 2:11-12

For the grace of God hath appeared, bringing salvation to all men,

Matthew 4:17

From that time began Jesus to preach, and to say, Repent ye; for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

Acts 11:18

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.

Acts 17:23

For as I passed along, and observed the objects of your worship, I found also an altar with this inscription, TO AN UNKNOWN GOD. What therefore ye worship in ignorance, this I set forth unto you.

Acts 20:21

testifying both to Jews and to Greeks repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.

Romans 3:23

for all have sinned, and fall short of the glory of God;

2 Corinthians 7:10

For godly sorrow worketh repentance unto salvation, a repentance which bringeth no regret: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.

1 Peter 4:3

For the time past may suffice to have wrought the desire of the Gentiles, and to have walked in lasciviousness, lusts, winebibbings, revellings, carousings, and abominable idolatries:

Psalm 50:21

These things hast thou done, and I kept silence; Thou thoughtest that I was altogether such a one as thyself: But I will reprove thee, and set them in order before thine eyes.

Matthew 3:2

Repent ye; for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

Mark 1:15

and saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe in the gospel.

Luke 13:5

I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.

Luke 15:10

Even so, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.

Acts 3:19

Repent ye therefore, and turn again, that your sins may be blotted out, that so there may come seasons of refreshing from the presence of the Lord;

Acts 26:17-20

delivering thee from the people, and from the Gentiles, unto whom I send thee,

Romans 1:28

And even as they refused to have God in their knowledge, God gave them up unto a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not fitting;

Romans 2:4

Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?

Ephesians 4:17-32

This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye no longer walk as the Gentiles also walk, in the vanity of their mind,

Ephesians 5:6-8

Let no man deceive you with empty words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the sons of disobedience.

1 Peter 1:14-15

as children of obedience, not fashioning yourselves according to your former lusts in the time of your ignorance:

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