Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

solemnly testifying to both Jews and Greeks of repentance toward God and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

I testified to both Jews and Greeks about repentance toward God and faith in our Lord Jesus.

International Standard Version

I testified to both Jews and Greeks about repentance to God and faith in our Lord Jesus.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

But constantly and earnestly I bore testimony both to Jews and Greeks, urging them to turn in repentance [ that is due] to God and to have faith in our Lord Jesus Christ [ that is due Him].

An Understandable Version

[You know how] I testified to both Jews and Greeks [i.e., Gentiles], that they must repent [i.e., change their attitudes and behavior] toward God, and have faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.

Anderson New Testament

bearing full testimony both to Jews and to Greeks, of the repentance that leads to God, and of the faith that leads to our Lord Jesus Christ.

Bible in Basic English

Preaching to Jews and to Greeks the need for a turning of the heart to God, and faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

remonstrating both to Jews and Gentiles the advantages of a sincere repentance, and of believing

Darby Translation

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

Godbey New Testament

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

Goodspeed New Testament

but earnestly urged Greeks as well as Jews to turn to God in repentance and to believe in our Lord Jesus.

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

testifying both to Jews and to Greeks with respect to repentance toward God and faith in our Lord Jesus.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

Moffatt New Testament

bearing my testimony, both to Jews and Greeks, of repentance before God and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.

Montgomery New Testament

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

NET Bible

testifying to both Jews and Greeks about repentance toward God and faith in our Lord Jesus.

New Heart English Bible

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

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

testifying both to Jews and Greeks the change of mind to God, and the faith in our Lord Jesus.

The Emphasized Bible

bearing full witness, both to Jews and to Greeks, as to the repentance due unto God, and as to belief on our Lord Jesus.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

repeatedly urging both on Jews and Greeks repentance towards God, and faith towards our Lord Jesus Christ.

Twentieth Century New Testament

I earnestly pointed both Jews and Greeks to the repentance that leads to God, and to faith in Jesus, our Lord.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

and urging upon both Jews and Greeks the necessity of turning to God and of believing in Jesus our Lord.

Williams New Testament

but constantly and earnestly I urged Greeks as well as Jews to turn with repentance to God and to have faith in our Lord Jesus.

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

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

Worsley New Testament

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

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
διαμαρτύρομαι 
Diamarturomai 
Usage: 13

τε 
Te 
and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
Usage: 170

to the Jews
Ἰουδαῖος 
Ioudaios 
Usage: 190

and also

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

to the Greeks
Ἕλλην 
hellen 
Usage: 27

μετάνοια 
metanoia 
Usage: 19

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

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

and

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

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Acts 20:21

Images Acts 20:21

Prayers for Acts 20:21

Context Readings

Paul's Farewell To The Ephesian Elders

20 how I did not shrink from declaring to you anything that was profitable, and teaching you publicly and from house to house, 21 solemnly testifying to both Jews and Greeks of repentance toward God and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ. 22 "And now, behold, bound by the Spirit, I am on my way to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there,


Cross References

Acts 2:38

Peter said to them, "Repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 11:18

When they heard this, they quieted down and glorified God, saying, "Well then, God has granted to the Gentiles also the repentance that leads to life."

Acts 20:24

"But I do not consider my life of any account as dear to myself, so that I may finish my course and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify solemnly of the gospel of the grace of God.

1 John 5:11-13

And the testimony is this, that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son.

Matthew 4:17

From that time Jesus began to preach and say, "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 in the gospel."

Mark 6:12

They went out and preached that men should repent.

Luke 13:3

"I tell you, no, but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.

Luke 24:47

and that repentance for forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in His name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

Acts 17:30

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

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.'

Acts 26:20

but kept declaring both to those of Damascus first, and also at Jerusalem and then throughout all the region of Judea, and even to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, performing deeds appropriate to repentance.

2 Corinthians 7:10

For the sorrow that is according to the will of God produces a repentance without regret, leading to salvation, but the sorrow of the world produces death.

Ephesians 1:15

For this reason I too, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which exists among you and your love for all the saints,

Ezekiel 18:30-32

"Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, each according to his conduct," declares the Lord GOD. "Repent and turn away from all your transgressions, so that iniquity may not become a stumbling block to you.

Matthew 3:2

"Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."

Matthew 21:31-32

"Which of the two did the will of his father?" They said, "The first." Jesus said to them, "Truly I say to you that the tax collectors and prostitutes will get into the kingdom of God before you.

Luke 13:5

"I tell you, no, but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish."

Luke 15:7

"I tell you that in the same way, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance.

Luke 15:10

"In the same way, I tell you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents."

John 3:15-18

so that whoever believes will in Him have eternal life.

John 3:36

"He who believes in the Son has eternal life; but he who does not obey the Son will not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him."

John 20:31

but these have been written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing you may have life in His name.

Acts 2:40

And with many other words he solemnly testified and kept on exhorting them, saying, "Be saved from this perverse generation!"

Acts 3:19

"Therefore repent and return, so that your sins may be wiped away, in order that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord;

Acts 8:25

So, when they had solemnly testified and spoken the word of the Lord, they started back to Jerusalem, and were preaching the gospel to many villages of the Samaritans.

Acts 10:43

"Of Him all the prophets bear witness that through His name everyone who believes in Him receives forgiveness of sins."

Acts 13:38-39

"Therefore let it be known to you, brethren, that through Him forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you,

Acts 16:31

They said, "Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household."

Acts 18:4-5

And he was reasoning in the synagogue every Sabbath and trying to persuade Jews and Greeks.

Acts 19:17

This became known to all, both Jews and Greeks, who lived in Ephesus; and fear fell upon them all and the name of the Lord Jesus was being magnified.

Acts 24:24

But some days later Felix arrived with Drusilla, his wife who was a Jewess, and sent for Paul and heard him speak about faith in Christ Jesus.

Acts 28:23

When they had set a day for Paul, they came to him at his lodging in large numbers; and he was explaining to them by solemnly testifying about the kingdom of God and trying to persuade them concerning Jesus, from both the Law of Moses and from the Prophets, from morning until evening.

Romans 1:14

I am under obligation both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish.

Romans 1:16

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

Romans 2:4

Or do you think lightly of the riches of His kindness and tolerance and patience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?

Romans 3:22-26

even the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ for all those who believe; for there is no distinction;

Romans 4:24

but for our sake also, to whom it will be credited, as those who believe in Him who raised Jesus our Lord from the dead,

Romans 5:1

Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Romans 10:9

that if you confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved;

1 Corinthians 1:22

For indeed Jews ask for signs and Greeks search for wisdom;

Galatians 2:16

nevertheless knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the Law but through faith in Christ Jesus, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the Law; since by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified.

Galatians 2:20

"I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.

Galatians 3:22

But the Scripture has shut up everyone under sin, so that the promise by faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe.

Colossians 2:5

For even though I am absent in body, nevertheless I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good discipline and the stability of your faith in Christ.

2 Timothy 2:25-26

with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition, if perhaps God may grant them repentance leading to the knowledge of the truth,

2 Timothy 2:25

with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition, if perhaps God may grant them repentance leading to the knowledge of the truth,

1 John 5:1

Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and whoever loves the Father loves the child born of Him.

1 John 5:5

Who is the one who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

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