Parallel Verses

Amplified

Even from among your own selves men will come to the front who, by saying perverse (distorted and corrupt) things, will endeavor to draw away the disciples after them [to their own party].

New American Standard Bible

and from among your own selves men will arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them.

King James Version

Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them.

Holman Bible

And men will rise up from your own number with deviant doctrines to lure the disciples into following them.

International Standard Version

Indeed, some of your own men will arise and distort the truth in order to lure the disciples into following them.

A Conservative Version

And from you yourselves men will rise up, speaking distorted things, to draw away the disciples after them.

American Standard Version

and from among your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them.

An Understandable Version

[Indeed, even] from among your own selves [i.e., the body of elders there in Ephesus] some men will arise and, by speaking false things, they will lead away the disciples, [influencing them] to follow them.

Anderson New Testament

and men will arise from among yourselves, speaking perverse things, that they may draw off disciples after them.

Bible in Basic English

And from among yourselves will come men who will give wrong teaching, turning away the disciples after them.

Common New Testament

and from among your own selves will arise men speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them.

Daniel Mace New Testament

nay, among your own body some will start up to vent their intricate conceits, and draw a number of followers.

Darby Translation

and from among your own selves shall rise up men speaking perverted things to draw away the disciples after them.

Godbey New Testament

and men from you yourselves will rise up, speaking perverse things, in order to lead away disciples after them.

Goodspeed New Testament

and from your own number men will appear and teach perversions of the truth in order to draw the disciples away after them.

John Wesley New Testament

Yea, from among yourselves men will arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Also from among your own selves, men shall arise, speaking perverse things to draw away disciples after themselves.

Julia Smith Translation

And of yourselves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to tear away disciples after them.

King James 2000

Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And from among you yourselves men will arise, speaking {perversions of the truth} in order to draw away the disciples after them.

Modern King James verseion

Also men shall arise from your own selves, speaking perverse things in order to draw disciples away after them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Moreover, of your own selves shall men arise speaking perverse things, to draw disciples after them.

Moffatt New Testament

and men of your own number will arise with perversions of the truth to draw the disciples after them.

Montgomery New Testament

and that from among your own number, men will arise, perverting the truth, to draw away the disciples after them.

NET Bible

Even from among your own group men will arise, teaching perversions of the truth to draw the disciples away after them.

New Heart English Bible

Men will arise from among your own selves, speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them.

Noyes New Testament

And from among yourselves will men arise speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them.

Sawyer New Testament

and of yourselves men will arise speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them.

The Emphasized Bible

and, from among your own selves, will arise men speaking distorted things, to draw away the disciples after themselves.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Yea, from among yourselves shall men arise, speaking perverting doctrines, to draw away disciples after them.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And from among yourselves, too, men will arise, who will teach perversions of truth, so as to draw away the disciples after them.

Webster

Also from your own selves will men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them.

Weymouth New Testament

and that from among your own selves men will rise up who will seek with their perverse talk to draw away the disciples after them.

Williams New Testament

Even from your own number men will appear who will try, by speaking perversions of truth, to draw away the disciples after them.

World English Bible

Men will arise from among your own selves, speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them.

Worrell New Testament

and from among yourselves will men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them.

Worsley New Testament

And from among yourselves shall men arise, speaking perverse things to draw away disciples after them.

Youngs Literal Translation

and of your own selves there shall arise men, speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

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

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371


Usage: 0

ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

men
ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

ἀνίστημι 
Anistemi 
arise, rise, rise up, rise again, raise up, stand up, raise up again,
Usage: 86

λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

διαστρέφω 
Diastrepho 
Usage: 5

to draw away
ἀποσπάω 
Apospao 
Usage: 4

μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

ὄπίσω 
Opiso 
Usage: 20

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Acts 20:30

Context Readings

Paul's Farewell To The Ephesian Elders

29 I know that after I am gone, ferocious wolves will get in among you, not sparing the flock; 30 Even from among your own selves men will come to the front who, by saying perverse (distorted and corrupt) things, will endeavor to draw away the disciples after them [to their own party]. 31 Therefore be always alert and on your guard, being mindful that for three years I never stopped night or day seriously to admonish and advise and exhort you one by one with tears.


Cross References

1 Timothy 1:19-20

Holding fast to faith ( that leaning of the entire human personality on God in absolute trust and confidence) and having a good (clear) conscience. By rejecting and thrusting from them [their conscience], some individuals have made shipwreck of their faith.

1 John 2:19

They went out from our number, but they did not [really] belong to us; for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us. But [they withdrew] that it might be plain that they all are not of us.

Proverbs 19:1

Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity than a rich man who is perverse in his speech and is a [self-confident] fool.

Proverbs 23:33

[Under the influence of wine] your eyes will behold strange things [and loose women] and your mind will utter things turned the wrong way [untrue, incorrect, and petulant].

Isaiah 59:3

For your hands are defiled with blood and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue mutters wickedness.

Matthew 23:15

Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, pretenders (hypocrites)! For you travel over sea and land to make a single proselyte, and when he becomes one [a proselyte], you make him doubly as much a child of hell (Gehenna) as you are.

Matthew 26:21-25

And as they were eating, He said, Solemnly I say to you, one of you will betray Me!

Acts 5:36-37

For before our time there arose Theudas, asserting himself to be a person of importance, with whom a number of men allied themselves, about 400; but he was killed and all who had listened to and adhered to him were scattered and brought to nothing.

Acts 11:26

And when he had found him, he brought him back to Antioch. For a whole year they assembled together with and were guests of the church and instructed a large number of people; and in Antioch the disciples were first called Christians.

Acts 21:38

Are you not then [as I supposed] the Egyptian who not long ago stirred up a rebellion and led those 4,000 men who were cutthroats out into the wilderness (desert)?

1 Corinthians 1:12-15

What I mean is this, that each one of you [either] says, I belong to Paul, or I belong to Apollos, or I belong to Cephas (Peter), or I belong to Christ.

Galatians 6:12-13

Those who want to make a good impression and a fine show in the flesh would try to compel you to receive circumcision, simply so that they may escape being persecuted for allegiance to the cross of Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One).

1 Timothy 5:13

Moreover, as they go about from house to house, they learn to be idlers, and not only idlers, but gossips and busybodies, saying what they should not say and talking of things they should not mention.

1 Timothy 6:5

And protracted wrangling and wearing discussion and perpetual friction among men who are corrupted in mind and bereft of the truth, who imagine that godliness or righteousness is a source of profit [a moneymaking business, a means of livelihood]. From such withdraw.

2 Timothy 2:17-18

And their teaching [will devour; it] will eat its way like cancer or spread like gangrene. So it is with Hymenaeus and Philetus,

2 Timothy 4:3-4

For the time is coming when [people] will not tolerate (endure) sound and wholesome instruction, but, having ears itching [for something pleasing and gratifying], they will gather to themselves one teacher after another to a considerable number, chosen to satisfy their own liking and to foster the errors they hold,

2 Peter 2:1-3

But also [in those days] there arose false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among yourselves, who will subtly and stealthily introduce heretical doctrines (destructive heresies), even denying and disowning the Master Who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction.

2 Peter 2:18

For uttering loud boasts of folly, they beguile and lure with lustful desires of the flesh those who are barely escaping from them who are wrongdoers.

2 John 1:7

For many imposters (seducers, deceivers, and false leaders) have gone out into the world, men who will not acknowledge (confess, admit) the coming of Jesus Christ (the Messiah) in bodily form. Such a one is the imposter (the seducer, the deceiver, the false leader, the antagonist of Christ) and the antichrist.

Jude 1:4-16

For certain men have crept in stealthily [ gaining entrance secretly by a side door]. Their doom was predicted long ago, ungodly (impious, profane) persons who pervert the grace (the spiritual blessing and favor) of our God into lawlessness and wantonness and immorality, and disown and deny our sole Master and Lord, Jesus Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One).

Revelation 2:6

Yet you have this [in your favor and to your credit]: you hate the works of the Nicolaitans [what they are doing as corrupters of the people], which I Myself also detest.

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