Parallel Verses

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.

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

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.

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 And how I kept back nothing which might be of profit to you, teaching you publicly and privately, 21 Preaching to Jews and to Greeks the need for a turning of the heart to God, and faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. 22 And now, as you see, I am going to Jerusalem, a prisoner in spirit, having no knowledge of what will come to me there:


Cross References

Acts 2:38

And Peter said, Let your hearts be changed, every one of you, and have baptism in the name of Jesus Christ, for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will have the Holy Spirit given to you.

Acts 11:18

And hearing these things they said nothing more, but gave glory to God, saying, Then to the Gentiles as to us has God given a change of heart, so that they may have life.

Acts 20:24

But I put no value on my life, if only at the end of it I may see the work complete which was given to me by the Lord Jesus, to be a witness of the good news of the grace of God.

1 John 5:11-13

And his witness is this, that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

Matthew 4:17

From that time Jesus went about preaching and saying, Let your hearts be turned from sin, for the kingdom of heaven is near.

Mark 1:15

And saying, The time has come, and the kingdom of God is near: let your hearts be turned from sin and have faith in the good news.

Mark 6:12

And they went out, preaching the need for a change of heart in men.

Luke 13:3

I say to you, It is not so: but if your hearts are not changed, you will all come to the same end.

Luke 24:47

And that teaching about a change of heart and forgiveness of sins is to be given to Jerusalem first and to all nations in his name.

Acts 17:30

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:

Acts 26:18

To make their eyes open, turning them from the dark to the light, and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may have forgiveness of sins and a heritage among those who are made holy by faith in me.

Acts 26:20

But I went about, first to those in Damascus and Jerusalem, and through all the country of Judaea, and then to the Gentiles, preaching a change of heart, so that they, being turned to God, might give, in their works, the fruits of a changed heart.

2 Corinthians 7:10

For the sorrow which God gives is the cause of salvation through a change of heart, in which there is no reason for grief: but the sorrow of the world is a cause of death.

Ephesians 1:15

For this cause I, having had news of the faith in the Lord Jesus which is among you, and which you make clear to all the saints,

Ezekiel 18:30-32

For this cause I will be your judge, O children of Israel, judging every man by his ways, says the Lord. Come back and be turned from all your sins; so that they may not be the cause of your falling into evil.

Matthew 3:2

Saying, Let your hearts be turned from sin; for the kingdom of heaven is near.

Matthew 21:31-32

Which of the two did his father's pleasure? They say, The first. Jesus said to them, Truly I say to you, that tax-farmers and loose women are going into the kingdom of God before you.

Luke 13:5

I say to you, It is not so: but if your hearts are not changed, you will all come to an end in the same way.

Luke 15:7

I say to you that even so there will be more joy in heaven when one sinner is turned away from his wrongdoing, than for ninety-nine good men, who have no need of a change of heart.

Luke 15:10

Even so, I say to you, There is joy among the angels of God, when one sinner is turned away from his wrongdoing.

John 3:15-18

So that whoever has faith may have in him eternal life.

John 3:36

He who has faith in the Son has eternal life; but he who has not faith in the Son will not see life; God's wrath is resting on him.

John 20:31

But these are recorded, so that you may have faith that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and so that, having this faith you may have life in his name.

Acts 2:40

And with more such words he gave his witness, offering them salvation and saying, Come out from this evil generation.

Acts 3:19

So then, let your hearts be changed and be turned to God, so that your sins may be completely taken away, and times of blessing may come from the Lord;

Acts 8:25

So they, having given their witness and made clear the word of the Lord, went back to Jerusalem, giving the good news on their way in a number of the small towns of Samaria.

Acts 10:43

To him all the prophets give witness, that through his name everyone who has faith in him will have forgiveness of sins.

Acts 13:38-39

And so, let it be clear to you, my brothers, that through this man forgiveness of sins is offered to you:

Acts 16:31

And they said, Have faith in the Lord Jesus, and you and your family will have salvation.

Acts 18:4-5

And every Sabbath he had discussions in the Synagogue, turning Jews and Greeks to the faith.

Acts 19:17

And this came to the ears of all those, Jews and Greeks, who were living at Ephesus; and fear came on them all, and the name of the Lord Jesus was made great.

Acts 24:24

But after some days, Felix came with Drusilla his wife, who was of the Jews by birth, and sent for Paul, and gave hearing to him about faith in Christ Jesus.

Acts 28:23

And when a day had been fixed, they came to his house in great numbers; and he gave them teaching, giving witness to the kingdom of God, and having discussions with them about Jesus, from the law of Moses and from the prophets, from morning till evening.

Romans 1:14

I have a debt to Greeks and to the nations outside; to the wise and to those who have no learning.

Romans 1:16

For I have no feeling of shame about the good news, because it is the power of God giving salvation to everyone who has faith, to the Jew first, and then to the Greek.

Romans 2:4

Or is it nothing to you that God had pity on you, waiting and putting up with you for so long, not seeing that in his pity God's desire is to give you a change of heart?

Romans 3:22-26

That is, the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ, to all those who have faith; and one man is not different from another,

Romans 4:24

But for us in addition, to whose account it will be put, if we have faith in him who made Jesus our Lord come back again from the dead,

Romans 5:1

For which reason, because we have righteousness through faith, let us be at peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ;

Romans 10:9

Because, if you say with your mouth that Jesus is Lord, and have faith in your heart that God has made him come back from the dead, you will have salvation:

1 Corinthians 1:22

Seeing that the Jews make request for signs, and the Greeks are looking for knowledge:

Galatians 2:16

Being conscious that a man does not get righteousness by the works of the law, but through faith in Jesus Christ, we had faith in Christ Jesus, so that we might get righteousness by faith in Christ, and not by the works of the law: because by the works of the law will no flesh get righteousness.

Galatians 2:20

I have been put to death on the cross with Christ; still I am living; no longer I, but Christ is living in me; and that life which I now am living in the flesh I am living by faith, the faith of the Son of God, who in love for me, gave himself up for me.

Galatians 3:22

However, the holy Writings have put all things under sin, so that that for which God gave the undertaking, based on faith in Jesus Christ, might be given to those who have such faith.

Colossians 2:5

For though I am not present in the flesh, still I am with you in the spirit, seeing with joy your order, and your unchanging faith in Christ.

2 Timothy 2:25-26

Gently guiding those who go against the teaching; if by chance God may give them a change of heart and true knowledge,

2 Timothy 2:25

Gently guiding those who go against the teaching; if by chance God may give them a change of heart and true knowledge,

1 John 5:1

Everyone who has faith that Jesus is the Christ is a child of God: and everyone who has love for the Father has love for his child.

1 John 5:5

Who is able to overcome the world but the man who has faith that Jesus is the Son of God?

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