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An Understandable Version

Paul went into the Jewish synagogue and spoke boldly for three months, discussing and convincing people about matters regarding the kingdom of God.

New American Standard Bible

And he entered the synagogue and continued speaking out boldly for three months, reasoning and persuading them about the kingdom of God.

King James Version

And he went into the synagogue, and spake boldly for the space of three months, disputing and persuading the things concerning the kingdom of God.

Holman Bible

Then he entered the synagogue and spoke boldly over a period of three months, engaging in discussion and trying to persuade them about the things of the kingdom of God.

International Standard Version

He went into the synagogue and spoke there boldly for three months, holding discussions and persuading those who heard him about the kingdom of God.

A Conservative Version

And after entering into the synagogue, he spoke boldly for three months, discoursing and persuading the things about the kingdom of God.

American Standard Version

And he entered into the synagogue, and spake boldly for the space of three months, reasoning and persuading as to the things concerning the kingdom of God.

Amplified

And he went into the synagogue and for three months spoke boldly, reasoning and arguing and persuading them about the kingdom of God.

Anderson New Testament

And he entered the synagogue, and spoke boldly, reasoning, and persuading them for three months, with respect to the things of the kingdom of God.

Bible in Basic English

And he went into the Synagogue, and for three months he was preaching there without fear, reasoning and teaching about the kingdom of God.

Common New Testament

And he entered the synagogue and for three months spoke boldly, arguing and persuading about the kingdom of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

At length Paul went to the synagogue, where he spoke with great freedom, and for three months he conferr'd with them to persuade them of the truth of the evangelical kingdom.

Darby Translation

And entering into the synagogue, he spoke boldly during three months, reasoning and persuading the things concerning the kingdom of God.

Godbey New Testament

And having come into the synagogue, he preached boldly three months, expounding and persuading them as to the things concerning the kingdom of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

He went to the synagogue there, and for three months spoke confidently, holding discussions and trying to persuade them about the Kingdom of God.

John Wesley New Testament

he spake boldly, for three months discoursing and evincing the things concerning the kingdom of God.

Julia Smith Translation

And having come into the synagogue, he spake freely, discoursing for three months, and persuading the things concerning the kingdom of God.

King James 2000

And he went into the synagogue, and spoke boldly for the space of three months, arguing and persuading the things concerning the kingdom of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So he entered into the synagogue [and] was speaking boldly for three months, discussing and attempting to convince [them] concerning the kingdom of God.

Modern King James verseion

And going into the synagogue, he spoke boldly for three months, reasoning and persuading the things concerning the kingdom of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he went into the synagogue, and behaved himself boldly for the space of three months: disputing, and giving them exhortations of the kingdom of God.

Moffatt New Testament

Then Paul entered the synagogue and for three months spoke out fearlessly, arguing and persuading people about the Reign of God.

Montgomery New Testament

Then Paul went into the synagogue, and there continued to preach fearlessly for about three months, reasoning and persuading them about the kingdom of God.

NET Bible

So Paul entered the synagogue and spoke out fearlessly for three months, addressing and convincing them about the kingdom of God.

New Heart English Bible

He entered into the synagogue, and spoke boldly for a period of three months, reasoning and persuading about the things concerning the Kingdom of God.

Noyes New Testament

And he went into the synagogue, and spoke boldly for three months, discoursing and persuading concerning the kingdom of God.

Sawyer New Testament

And going into the synagogue he spoke boldly, for three months, reasoning and persuading in favor of the kingdom of God.

The Emphasized Bible

And, entering into the synagogue, he was speaking boldly for three months, reasoning and persuading concerning the kingdom of God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And entering into the synagogue, he spake boldly during three months, reasoning and persuading the things that concern the kingdom of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Paul went to the Synagogue there, and for three months spoke out fearlessly, giving addresses and trying to convince his hearers, about the kingdom of God.

Webster

And he went into the synagogue, and spoke boldly for the space of three months, disputing and persuading the things concerning the kingdom of God.

Weymouth New Testament

Afterwards he went into the synagogue. There for three months he continued to preach fearlessly, explaining in words which carried conviction the truths which concern the Kingdom of God.

Williams New Testament

He went to the synagogue there and for three months courageously spoke, keeping up his discussions and continuing to persuade them about the kingdom of God.

World English Bible

He entered into the synagogue, and spoke boldly for a period of three months, reasoning and persuading about the things concerning the Kingdom of God.

Worrell New Testament

And, entering into the synagogue, he was speaking boldly for three months, reasoning and persuading as to the things concerning the Kingdom of God.

Worsley New Testament

and spake boldly, disputing with them for the space of three months, and persuading them of the things concerning the kingdom of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

And having gone into the synagogue, he was speaking boldly for three months, reasoning and persuading the things concerning the reign of God,

Interlinear

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

he went
εἰσέρχομαι 
Eiserchomai 
enter, go, come in, go in, enter in, come, arise
Usage: 120

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

the synagogue
συναγωγή 
sunagoge 
Usage: 42

παῤῥησιάζομαι 
Parrhesiazomai 
Usage: 9

for the space of
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

τρεῖς τρία 
Treis 
Usage: 51

μήν 
men 
Usage: 17

διαλέγομαι 
Dialegomai 
Usage: 13

and

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

πείθω 
Peitho 
Usage: 52

the things

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

περί 
Peri 
Usage: 254

the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

Context Readings

In The Lecture Hall Of Tyrannus

7 The total number [of those immersed] was twelve men. 8 Paul went into the Jewish synagogue and spoke boldly for three months, discussing and convincing people about matters regarding the kingdom of God. 9 But some became stubborn and refused to obey [the message], saying false things about "the Way" [Note: This was a term used to designate the early church] in front of the large crowds. So, Paul left [the synagogue] and took the disciples and began holding discussions every day at Tyrannus' school [house].



Cross References

Acts 1:3

Now, following His death on the cross [and resurrection], Jesus appeared alive [to His apostles] for forty days, and demonstrated by many convincing proofs [that He had been raised bodily from the dead]. [During that time] He also spoke to them about the [coming] kingdom of God.

Acts 28:23

And when they had arranged a day, large numbers of people came to Paul's house. He explained [everything to them], testifying from morning until evening concerning the kingdom of God and concerning [the Messiahship of] Jesus, both from the law of Moses and from [the writings of] the prophets.

Acts 9:20-22

And so Saul began proclaiming that Jesus was the Son of God in the synagogues [of the Damascus area].

Acts 13:14

Then they traveled on past Perga and arrived at Antioch in Pisidia where they entered the [Jewish] synagogue on the Sabbath day and sat down.

Acts 13:46

But Paul and Barnabas [continued to] speak out boldly, saying, "It was necessary that the message of God be delivered to you [Jews] first. But since you have rejected it and [thereby] consider yourselves to be unworthy of [receiving] never ending life, we [i.e., Paul and Barnabas] will now begin proclaiming it to the [unconverted] Gentiles.

Acts 14:1

It happened in Iconium that Paul and Barnabas [again] entered the Jewish synagogue and presented the message [so powerfully] that a large number of both Jews and Greeks [i.e., Gentiles] became believers.

Acts 17:1-3

Now when they [Note: A change from the use of "we" to "they" suggests that the writer Luke remained behind in Philippi at this point] had traveled through the [Macedonian] towns of Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to [the city of] Thessalonica where there was a Jewish synagogue.

Acts 17:17

So, he debated in the synagogue with the Jews and the God-fearing people [i.e., Gentile proselytes], as well as in the open shopping market with others who met with him there.

Acts 18:4

Every Sabbath day Paul held discussions in the synagogues, trying to convince [both] Jews and Greeks [i.e., Gentiles, that Jesus was the Messiah].

Acts 18:19

When they arrived at Ephesus, Paul left Priscilla and Aquila there. He then went into the [Jewish] synagogue and held discussions with the Jews.

Acts 19:9

But some became stubborn and refused to obey [the message], saying false things about "the Way" [Note: This was a term used to designate the early church] in front of the large crowds. So, Paul left [the synagogue] and took the disciples and began holding discussions every day at Tyrannus' school [house].

Acts 26:22-23

But I obtained help from God and so [I am able to] stand here to this day, testifying to both the common people and to those in prominence. [I am] saying only what the prophets and Moses said would happen,

Jude 1:3

Dearly loved ones, as I was very eagerly planning to write to you about the salvation we share in common, I felt it necessary [instead] to write urging you to contend earnestly for the faith [i.e., the teaching of Christ] which was once and for all delivered [by the apostles, See verse 17] to the saints [i.e., God's holy people].

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