Parallel Verses

King James 2000

But this I confess unto you, that after the way which they call heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the law and in the prophets:

New American Standard Bible

"But this I admit to you, that according to the Way which they call a sect I do serve the God of our fathers, believing everything that is in accordance with the Law and that is written in the Prophets;

King James Version

But this I confess unto thee, that after the way which they call heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the law and in the prophets:

Holman Bible

But I confess this to you: that according to the Way, which they call a sect, so I worship my fathers' God, believing all the things that are written in the Law and in the Prophets.

International Standard Version

However, I admit to you that in accordance with the Way, which they call a heresy, I worship the God of our ancestors and believe in everything written in the Law and the Prophets.

A Conservative Version

But this I confess to thee, that according to the Way that they call a sect, so serve I the paternal God, believing all things written according to the law and the prophets,

American Standard Version

But this I confess unto thee, that after the Way which they call a sect, so serve I the God of our fathers, believing all things which are according to the law, and which are written in the prophets;

Amplified

But this I confess to you, however, that in accordance with the Way [of the Lord], which they call a [heretical, division-producing] sect, I worship (serve) the God of our fathers, still persuaded of the truth of and believing in and placing full confidence in everything laid down in the Law [of Moses] or written in the prophets;

An Understandable Version

But, I declare to you, I am serving the God of our forefathers according to the 'Way,' called [by my detractors] a sect, and I believe everything that is in harmony with the law of Moses and what is written in [the writings of] the prophets.

Anderson New Testament

But this I confess to you, that after the way which they call sect, so do I worship the God of my fathers; believing all things that are written in the law and in the prophets;

Bible in Basic English

But this I will say openly to you, that I do give worship to the God of our fathers after that Way, which to them is not the true religion: but I have belief in all the things which are in the law and in the books of the prophets:

Common New Testament

But this I admit to you, that according to the Way which they call a sect I do worship the God of our fathers, believing everything that is in accordance with the Law and that is written in the Prophets,

Daniel Mace New Testament

I do indeed own, that I serve the God of our nation according to the discipline they call sect: and believe whatever is written in the law and in the prophets.

Darby Translation

But this I avow to thee, that in the way which they call sect, so I serve my fathers' God, believing all things which are written throughout the law, and in the prophets;

Godbey New Testament

But I confess this to you, that according to the way which they call heresy, so worship I the God of our fathers, believing all things which have been written in the law and in the prophets:

Goodspeed New Testament

I admit that in worshiping the God of my forefathers I follow the way of life that they call a sect, but I believe everything that is taught in the Law or written in the prophets,

John Wesley New Testament

that after the way, which they call heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the law and in the prophets:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But this I confess unto thee, that after the way which they call a sect, so worship I the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the law and in the prophets,

Julia Smith Translation

And this I confess to thee, that according to the way which they call a sect, so serve I the God of the fathers, believing all things written in the law and the prophets:

Lexham Expanded Bible

But I do confess this to you, that according to the Way (which they call a sect), so I worship the God of our fathers, believing all things [that are] in accordance with the law and that are written in the prophets,

Modern King James verseion

But I confess this to you, that after the Way which they call heresy, so I worship the God of my fathers, believing all things that are written in the Law and in the Prophets.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But this I confess unto thee, that after that way, which they call heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the law and the prophets,

Moffatt New Testament

I certainly admit to you that I worship our fathers' God according to the methods of what they call a 'sect'; but I believe all that is written in the Law and in the prophets,

Montgomery New Testament

"But this I confess to you, that I worship the God of our ancestors, according to the Way which they call a heresy, believing everything that is according to the Law, or is written in the Prophets,

NET Bible

But I confess this to you, that I worship the God of our ancestors according to the Way (which they call a sect), believing everything that is according to the law and that is written in the prophets.

New Heart English Bible

But this I confess to you, that after the Way, which they call a sect, so I serve the God of our fathers, believing all things which are according to the Law, and which are written in the Prophets;

Noyes New Testament

But this I acknowledge to thee, that according to the way [of belief] which they call a sect, so do I worship the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the Law and by the Prophets;

Sawyer New Testament

But this I confess to you, that in the way which they call a heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers; believing all things written in the law and the prophets,

The Emphasized Bible

But I confess, this, unto thee, - That, according to the Way which they call a Sect, so, I am rendering divine service unto my father's God, believing in all the things which, throughout the law, and those which, in the prophets, are written:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But this I confess to thee, that after the way which they call a sect, so worship I the God of our ancestors, believing all things that are written in the law, and in the prophets:

Twentieth Century New Testament

This, however, I do acknowledge to you, that it is as a believer in the Cause which they call heretical, that I worship the God of my ancestors. At the same time, I believe everything that is in accordance with the Law and that is written in the prophets;

Webster

But this I confess to thee, that after the way which they call heresy, so I worship the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the law and in the prophets:

Weymouth New Testament

But this I confess to you--that in the way which they style a heresy, I worship the God of our forefathers, believing everything that is taught in the Law or is written in the Prophets,

Williams New Testament

But I certainly admit this as a fact that in accordance with The Way -- that they call heresy -- I continue to worship the God of my forefathers, and I still believe in everything taught in the law and written in the prophets,

World English Bible

But this I confess to you, that after the Way, which they call a sect, so I serve the God of our fathers, believing all things which are according to the law, and which are written in the prophets;

Worrell New Testament

But I confess this to you, that, according to the Way which they call 'heresy,' so I worship the God of our fathers, believing all those things, which are according to the law, and which have been written in the prophets;

Worsley New Testament

But this I confess unto thee, that after the way, which they call heresy, so do I worship the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the law, and the prophets:

Youngs Literal Translation

'And I confess this to thee, that, according to the way that they call a sect, so serve I the God of the fathers, believing all things that in the law and the prophets have been written,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

ὁμολογέω 
Homologeo 
Usage: 19

σοί 
Soi 
thee, thou, thy, thine own, not tr
Usage: 113

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

the way
ὁδός 
Hodos 
Usage: 75

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 

Usage: 980
Usage: 0

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

αἵρεσις 
Hairesis 
Usage: 9

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

λατρεύω 
Latreuo 
Usage: 19

the God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

of my fathers
πατρῷος 
Patroos 
of fathers, of the fathers
Usage: 3

πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
Usage: 163

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

γράφω 
Grapho 
Usage: 149

in
κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

and

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

Context Readings

Paul Before Felix At Caesarea Maritima

13 Neither can they prove the things of which they now accuse me. 14 But this I confess unto you, that after the way which they call heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the law and in the prophets: 15 And have hope toward God, which they themselves also allow, that there shall be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.



Cross References

Acts 3:13

The God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his Son Jesus; whom you delivered up, and denied him in the presence of Pilate, when he was determined to let him go.

Acts 9:2

And desired of him letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that if he found any of this way, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound unto Jerusalem.

Acts 24:5

For we have found this man a pestilent fellow, and a mover of sedition among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes:

Acts 26:22

Having therefore obtained help of God, I continue unto this day, witnessing both to small and great, saying no other things than those which the prophets and Moses did say should come:

Acts 28:23

And when they had appointed him a day, there came many to him into his lodging; to whom he expounded and testified of the kingdom of God, persuading them concerning Jesus, both out of the law of Moses, and out of the prophets, from morning till evening.

Acts 26:27

King Agrippa, do you believe the prophets? I know that you believe.

Romans 3:21

But now the righteousness of God apart from the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets;

2 Timothy 1:3

I thank God, whom I serve from my forefathers with pure conscience, that without ceasing I have remembrance of you in my prayers night and day;

Exodus 3:15

And God said moreover unto Moses, Thus shall you say unto the children of Israel, The LORD God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has sent me unto you: this is my name forever, and this is my memorial unto all generations.

1 Chronicles 29:18

O LORD God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, our fathers, keep this forever in the imagination of the thoughts of the heart of your people, and direct their heart unto you:

Psalm 119:46

I will speak of your testimonies also before kings, and will not be ashamed.

Amos 8:14

They that swear by the sin of Samaria, and say, Your god, O Dan, lives; and, The way of Beersheba lives; even they shall fall, and never rise up again.

Micah 4:2

And many nations shall come, and say, Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, and to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for the law shall go forth out of Zion, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.

Matthew 7:12

Therefore all things whatsoever you would that men should do to you, do you even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.

Matthew 10:32

Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 22:40

On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.

Luke 1:70

As he spoke by the mouth of his holy prophets, who have been since the world began:

Luke 16:16

The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presses into it.

Luke 16:29

Abraham said unto him, They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them.

Luke 24:27

And beginning at Moses and all the prophets, he expounded unto them in all the scriptures the things concerning himself.

Luke 24:44

And he said unto them, These are the words which I spoke unto you, while I was yet with you, that all things must be fulfilled, which were written in the law of Moses, and in the prophets, and in the psalms, concerning me.

John 1:45

Philip found Nathanael, and said unto him, We have found him, of whom Moses in the law, and the prophets, did write, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.

John 5:39-47

Search the scriptures; for in them you think you have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.

Acts 3:22-24

For Moses truly said unto the fathers, A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me; him shall you hear in all things whatsoever he shall say unto you.

Acts 5:30

The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom you slew and hanged on a tree.

Acts 7:32

Saying, I am the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. Then Moses trembled, and dared not behold.

Acts 10:43

To him give all the prophets witness, that through his name whosoever believes in him shall receive remission of sins.

Acts 13:15

And after the reading of the law and the prophets the rulers of the synagogue sent unto them, saying, You men and brethren, if you have any word of exhortation for the people, say on.

Acts 19:9

But when some were hardened, and believed not, but spoke evil of that way before the multitude, he departed from them, and separated the disciples, arguing daily in the school of one Tyrannus.

Acts 22:14

And he said, The God of our fathers has chosen you, that you should know his will, and see that Just One, and should hear the voice of his mouth.

Acts 24:22

And when Felix heard these things, having more complete knowledge of that way, he deferred them, and said, When Lysias the chief captain shall come down, I will know the rest of your matter.

Acts 26:6

And now I stand and am judged for the hope of the promise made of God unto our fathers:

1 Corinthians 11:19

For there must be also heresies among you, that they who are approved may be made manifest among you.

Galatians 5:20

Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, strife, jealousy, wrath, selfishness, divisions, heresies,

Titus 3:10

A man that is divisive after the first and second admonition reject;

1 Peter 1:11

Searching what, or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify, when he testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ, and the glory that should follow.

2 Peter 2:1-2

But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who shall secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.

Revelation 19:10

And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See you do it not: I am your fellow servant, and of your brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.

Acts 19:23

And the same time there arose no small stir about that way.

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