Parallel Verses

King James 2000

And the times of this ignorance God overlooked; but now commands 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

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore truly, God having overlooked the times of ignorance, now announces to 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 Therefore then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Deity is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device. 30 And the times of this ignorance God overlooked; but now commands all men everywhere to repent: 31 Because he has appointed a day, in which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he has ordained; and of this he has given assurance unto all men, in that he has raised him from the dead.


Cross References

Luke 24:47

And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

Acts 14:16

Who in times past allowed all nations to walk in their own ways.

Romans 3:25

Whom God has set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through 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 that brings salvation has appeared to all men,

Matthew 4:17

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

Acts 11:18

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

Acts 17:23

For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore you ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you.

Acts 20:21

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

Romans 3:23

For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;

2 Corinthians 7:10

For godly sorrow works repentance to salvation not to be regretted: but the sorrow of the world works death.

1 Peter 4:3

For the time past of our life will suffice us to have done the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in licentiousness, lusts, excess of wine, reveling, carousing, and abominable idolatries:

Psalm 50:21

These things have you done, and I kept silence; you thought that I was altogether such a one as yourself: but I will rebuke you, and set them in order before your eyes.

Matthew 3:2

And saying, Repent: 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, and believe the gospel.

Luke 13:5

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

Luke 15:10

Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repents.

Acts 3:19

Repent therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord;

Acts 26:17-20

Delivering you from the people, and from the Gentiles, unto whom now I send you,

Romans 1:28

And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not proper;

Romans 2:4

Or despise you the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?

Ephesians 4:17-32

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

Ephesians 5:6-8

Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things comes the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.

1 Peter 1:14-15

As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance:

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