Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

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

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.

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.

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 that I never shrank from declaring to you anything that was profitable, or from teaching you in public and in your homes, 21 and urging upon both Jews and Greeks the necessity of turning to God and of believing in Jesus our Lord. 22 "And now, impelled by a sense of duty, I am on my way to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there,


Cross References

Acts 2:38

"Repent," replied Peter, "and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ, with a view to the remission of your sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 11:18

This statement of Peter's silenced his opponents. They extolled the goodness of God, and said, "So, then, to the Gentiles also God has given the repentance which leads to Life."

Acts 20:24

But even the sacrifice of my life I count as nothing, if only I may perfect my earthly course, and be faithful to the duty which the Lord Jesus has entrusted to me of proclaiming, as of supreme importance, the Good News of God's grace.

1 John 5:11-13

And that testimony is to the effect that God has given us the Life of the Ages, and that this Life is in His Son.

Matthew 4:17

From that time Jesus began to preach. "Repent," He said, "for the Kingdom of the Heavens is now close at hand."

Mark 1:15

"The time has fully come," He said, "and the Kingdom of God is close at hand: repent, and believe this Good News.

Mark 6:12

So they set out, and preached in order that men might repent.

Luke 13:3

I tell you, certainly not. On the contrary, if you are not penitent you will all perish as they did.

Luke 24:47

and that proclamation would be made, in His name, of repentance and forgiveness of sins to all the nations, beginning in Jerusalem.

Acts 17:30

Those times of ignorance God viewed with indulgence. But now He commands all men everywhere to repent,

Acts 26:18

that they may turn from darkness to light and from the obedience to Satan to God, in order to receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified through faith in Me.'

Acts 26:20

but I proceeded to preach first to the people in Damascus, and then to those in Jerusalem and in all Judaea, and to the Gentiles, that they must repent and turn to God, and live lives consistent with such repentance.

2 Corinthians 7:10

For godly sorrow produces repentance leading to salvation, a repentance not to be regretted; but the sorrow of the world finally produces death.

Ephesians 1:15

For this reason I too, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which prevails among you, and of your love for all God's people,

Ephesians 1:15-32

For this reason I too, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which prevails among you, and of your love for all God's people,

Matthew 3:2

"Repent," he said, "for the Kingdom of the Heavens is now close at hand."

Matthew 21:31-32

Which of the two did as his father desired?" "The first," they said. "I solemnly tell you,' replied Jesus, "that the tax-gatherers and the notorious sinners are entering the Kingdom of God in front of you.

Luke 13:5

I tell you, certainly not. On the contrary, if you do not repent you will all perish just as they did."

Luke 15:7

I tell you that in the same way there will be rejoicing in Heaven over one repentant sinner--more rejoicing than over ninety-nine blameless persons who have no need of repentance.

Luke 15:10

"I tell you that in the same way there is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one repentant sinner."

John 3:15-18

in order that every one who trusts in Him may have the Life of the Ages."

John 3:36

He who believes in the Son has the Life of the Ages; he who disobeys the Son will not enter into Life, but God's anger remains upon him.

John 20:31

But these have been recorded in order that you may believe that He is the Christ, the Son of God, and that, through believing, you may have Life through His name.

Acts 2:40

And with many more appeals he solemnly warned and entreated them, saying, "Escape from this crooked generation."

Acts 3:19

Repent, therefore, and reform your lives, so that the record of your sins may be cancelled, and that there may come seasons of revival from the Lord,

Acts 8:25

So the Apostles, after giving a solemn charge and delivering the Lord's Message, travelled back to Jerusalem, making known the Good News also in many of the Samaritan villages.

Acts 10:43

To Him all the Prophets bear witness, and testify that through His name all who believe in Him receive the forgiveness of their sins."

Acts 13:38-39

"Understand therefore, brethren, that through this Jesus forgiveness of sins is announced to you;

Acts 16:31

"Believe on the Lord Jesus," they replied, "and both you and your household will be saved."

Acts 18:4-5

But, Sabbath after Sabbath, he preached in the synagogue and tried to win over both Jews and Greeks.

Acts 19:17

All the people of Ephesus, Jews as well as Greeks, came to know of this. There was widespread terror, and they began to hold the name of the Lord Jesus in high honour.

Acts 24:24

Not long after this, Felix came with Drusilla his wife, a Jewess, and sending for Paul, listened to him as he spoke about faith in Christ Jesus.

Acts 28:23

So they arranged a day with him and came to him in considerable numbers at the house of the friends who were entertaining him. And then, with solemn earnestness, he explained to them the subject of the Kingdom of God, endeavouring from morning till evening to convince them about Jesus, both from the Law of Moses and from the Prophets.

Romans 1:14

I am already under obligations alike to Greek-speaking races and to others, to cultured and to uncultured people:

Romans 1:16

For I am not ashamed of the Good News. It is God's power which is at work for the salvation of every one who believes--the Jew first, and then the Gentile.

Romans 2:4

Or is it that you think slightingly of His infinite goodness, forbearance and patience, unaware that the goodness of God is gently drawing you to repentance?

Romans 3:22-26

a righteousness coming from God, which depends on faith in Jesus Christ and extends to all who believe. No distinction is made;

Romans 4:24

it was for our sakes too. Faith, before long, will be placed to the credit of us also who are believers in Him who raised Jesus, our Lord, from the dead,

Romans 5:1

Standing then acquitted as the result of faith, let us enjoy peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Romans 10:9

that if with your mouth you confess Jesus as Lord and in your heart believe that God brought Him back to life, you shall be saved.

1 Corinthians 1:22

Seeing that Jews demand miracles, and Greeks go in search of wisdom,

Galatians 2:16

know that it is not through obedience to Law that a man can be declared free from guilt, but only through faith in Jesus Christ. We have therefore believed in Christ Jesus, for the purpose of being declared free from guilt, through faith in Christ and not through obedience to Law. For through obedience to Law no human being shall be declared free from guilt.

Galatians 2:20

I have been crucified with Christ, and it is no longer I that live, but Christ that lives in me; and the life which I now live in the body I live through faith in the Son of God who loved me and gave Himself up to death on my behalf.

Galatians 3:22

But Scripture has shown that all mankind are the prisoners of sin, in order that the promised blessing, which depends on faith in Jesus Christ, may be given to those who believe.

Colossians 2:5

For although, as you say, I am absent from you in body, yet in spirit I am present with you and am delighted to witness your good discipline and the solid front presented by your faith in Christ.

2 Timothy 2:25-26

He must speak in a gentle tone when correcting the errors of opponents, in the hope that God will at last give them repentance, for them to come to a full knowledge of the truth

2 Timothy 2:25

He must speak in a gentle tone when correcting the errors of opponents, in the hope that God will at last give them repentance, for them to come to a full knowledge of the truth

1 John 5:1

Every one who believes that Jesus is the Christ is a child of God; and every one who loves the Father loves also Him who is the Father's Child.

1 John 5:5

Who but the man that believes that Jesus is the Son of God overcomes the world?

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