Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

American Standard Version

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

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
οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

the times
χρόνος 
Chronos 
Usage: 41

ἄγνοια 
Agnoia 
Usage: 4

θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

winked at
ὑπερείδω 
Hupereido 
wink at
Usage: 1

but

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

νῦν 
Nun 
Usage: 102

παραγγέλλω 
Paraggello 
Usage: 30

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

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 therefore the posterity of God, we ought not to think gold, or silver, or stone, an engraving of art, or meditation of man, the divinity to be like. 30 Therefore truly, God having overlooked the times of ignorance, now announces to all men everywhere to repent: 31 Wherefore he set a day, in which he is about to judge the habitable globe in justice by the man whom he appointed; having offered faith to all, having raised him from the dead.


Cross References

Luke 24:47

And repentance and remission of sins to be proclaimed in his name to all nations, having begun from Jerusalem.

Acts 14:16

Who in past generations suffered all nations to go in their ways.

Romans 3:25

Whom God had set before a propitiatory by faith in his blood, for a manifestation of his justice by passing over of sins before existing, in the sufferance of God;

Mark 6:12

And having gone out, they proclaimed that they repent.

Titus 2:11-12

For the grace of God who saves, was manifested to all men,

Matthew 4:17

From then Jesus began to proclaim, and to say, Repent: for the kingdom of the heavens has drawn near.

Acts 11:18

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

Acts 17:23

For having passed by, and beholding your venerations, I found also an altar upon which was inscribed, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom not knowing therefore ye reverence, him I announce to you.

Acts 20:21

Testifying to both Jews, and Greeks, repentance towards God, and the faith towards our Lord Jesus Christ.

Romans 3:23

For all have sinned, and failed of the glory of God;

2 Corinthians 7:10

For grief according to God works repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but grief of the world works death.

1 Peter 4:3

For the time of life passed over sufficient for us to have wrought the will of the nations, having gone in licentiousness, eager desires, drunkenness, revellings, drinkings, and criminal idolatries:

Psalm 50:21

These things thou didst and I was silent; thou thoughtest, being, I shall be like to thee: I will reprove thee, and I will set it in order before thine eyes.

Matthew 3:2

And saying, Repent, for the kingdom of the heavens has drawn near.

Mark 1:15

And saying, That the time has been completed, and the kingdom of God has drawn near: repent ye, and believe in the good news.

Luke 13:5

No, I say: but except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.

Luke 15:10

So, I say to you, joy is in heaven before the messengers of God for one sinful changing the mind.

Acts 3:19

Therefore repent, and return, for your sins to be wiped out, so that times of refreshment might come from the face of the Lord;

Acts 26:17-20

Taking thee away from people, and nations, to whom I now send thee.

Romans 1:28

And as they chose not to have God in knowledge, God delivered them to an adulterated purpose, to do things not fitting;

Romans 2:4

Or the abundance of his goodness and forbearance and long suffering dos thou despise; not knowing that the goodness of God brings thee to repentance?

Ephesians 4:17-32

Therefore this I say, and testify in the Lord, that ye no more walk as also the rest of the nations, in the vanity of their mind,

Ephesians 5:6-8

Let none lead you astray with vain words: for by these things comes the anger of God upon the sons of disobedience.

1 Peter 1:14-15

As children of obedience, not as formerly conforming yourselves to eager desire in your ignorance:



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