Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

solemnly [and wholeheartedly] testifying to both Jews and Greeks, urging them to turn in repentance to God and [to have] faith in our Lord Jesus Christ [for salvation].

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.

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 kept back nothing of these things that are beneficial, not to inform you, and to teach you in public, and from house to house, 21 testifying both to Jews and to Greeks repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus. 22 And now behold, I, bound in the spirit, am going to Jerusalem, not knowing the things that will happen to me in it,


Cross References

Acts 2:38

And Peter said to them, Repent ye, and be immersed each of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 11:18

And when they heard these things, they relaxed and glorified God, saying, Then God has also granted to the Gentiles repentance to life.

Acts 20:24

But I make nothing of the matter, nor do I hold my life precious to myself, so as to fully complete my course with joy, and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to solemnly testify the good-news of the grace of God.

1 John 5:11-13

And this is the testimony, that God gave eternal life to us, and this life is in his Son.

Matthew 4:17

From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent ye, for the kingdom of the heavens has approached.

Mark 1:15

and saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near. Repent ye, and believe in the good-news.

Mark 6:12

And having departed, they preached that men should repent.

Luke 13:3

I tell you, no, but if ye do not repent, ye will all perish similarly.

Luke 24:47

and to proclaim in his name repentance and remission of sins for all the nations, having begun from Jerusalem.

Acts 17:30

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

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes to turn about from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, for them to receive remission of sins and a lot among those who have been sanctified by faith in me.

Acts 26:20

but declaring first to those at Damascus and then at Jerusalem, and in all the region of Judea, and to the Gentiles, to repent and return to God, doing works worthy of repentance.

2 Corinthians 7:10

For sorrow toward God works repentance for salvation without regret, but the sorrow of the world works death.

Ephesians 1:15

Because of this I also, having heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and love for all the sanctified,

Ezekiel 18:30-32

Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, each one according to his ways, says lord LORD. Return ye, and turn yourselves from all your transgressions, so iniquity shall not be your ruin.

Matthew 3:2

Repent ye, for the kingdom of the heavens has approached.

Matthew 21:31-32

Which of the two did the will of the father? They say to him, The first. Jesus says to them, Truly I say to you, that the tax collectors and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.

Luke 13:5

I tell you, no, but if ye do not repent, ye will all likewise perish.

Luke 15:7

I say to you, that thus there will be joy in heaven over one sinner who repents, than over ninety-nine righteous men who have no need of repentance.

Luke 15:10

Thus I say to you, there becomes joy in the presence of the agents of God over one sinner who repents.

John 3:15-18

so that every man who believes in him would not perish, but may have eternal life.

John 3:36

He who believes in the Son has eternal life, but he who disobeys the Son will not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.

John 20:31

But these are written, so that ye may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing ye may have life in his name.

Acts 2:40

And with many more other words he testified and exhorted them, saying, Be saved from this crooked generation.

Acts 3:19

Repent ye therefore, and be converted in order to wipe away your sins, so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord.

Acts 8:25

Indeed therefore, having solemnly testified and spoken the word of the Lord, they returned to Jerusalem, and preached the good-news in many villages of the Samaritans.

Acts 10:43

To this man all the prophets testify, that every man who believes in him, to receive remission of sins through his name.

Acts 13:38-39

Be it known to you therefore, men, brothers, that through this man remission of sins is proclaimed to you.

Acts 16:31

And they said, Believe in the Lord Jesus, and thou will be saved, thou and thy household.

Acts 18:4-5

And he was discoursing in the synagogue every Sabbath, and was persuading Jews and Greeks.

Acts 19:17

And this became known to all, both Jews and Greeks, to those who dwell at Ephesus. And fear fell upon them all, and the name of the Lord Jesus was magnified.

Acts 24:24

And after some days, Felix having arrived with Drusilla, his wife being Jewish, he summoned Paul, and heard him about the faith in Christ.

Acts 28:23

And having appointed a day for him, more came to him into his lodging, to whom he expounded, solemnly testifying the kingdom of God, and persuading them of the things about Jesus, both from the law of Moses and the prophets, from m

Romans 1:14

I am debtor both to Greeks and to Barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish.

Romans 1:16

For I am not ashamed of the good-news of Christ, for it is the power of God for salvation to every man who believes, both to the Jew first, and to the Greek.

Romans 2:4

Or do thou despise the wealth of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God guides thee to repentance?

Romans 3:22-26

And the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ is for all and upon all those who believe, for there is no distinction.

Romans 4:24

but also because of us to whom it is going to be imputed, to those who believe in him who raised Jesus our Lord from the dead,

Romans 5:1

Therefore having been made righteous from faith, we have peace toward God through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Romans 10:9

that if thou will confess with thy mouth, Lord Jesus, and will believe in thy heart that God raised him from the dead, thou will be saved.

1 Corinthians 1:22

And because Jews demand a sign and Greeks search for wisdom

Galatians 2:16

knowing that a man is not made righteous from works of law, instead through faith of Jesus Christ. And we believed in Christ Jesus, so that we might be made righteous from faith of Christ, and not from works of law, because no fles

Galatians 2:20

I have been crucified with Christ, and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. And what I now live in flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God who loved me and gave himself up for me.

Galatians 3:22

But scripture confined all things under sin, so that the promise from faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe.

Colossians 2:5

For even though I am absent in the flesh, yet I am with you in the spirit, rejoicing and seeing your orderliness, and the steadfastness of your faith for Christ.

2 Timothy 2:25-26

in mildness correcting those who oppose. Perhaps God may grant them repentance for recognition of the truth,

2 Timothy 2:25

in mildness correcting those who oppose. Perhaps God may grant them repentance for recognition of the truth,

1 John 5:1

Every man who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been begotten from God, and every man who loves him who begot, also loves him who has been begotten from him.

1 John 5:5

And who is he who overcomes the world, if not he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

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