Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

But to those first in Damascus, and Jerusalem, and to all the country of Judea, and to the nations, I made known the command to repent and to turn to God, doing works worthy of repentance

New American Standard Bible

but kept declaring both to those of Damascus first, and also at Jerusalem and then throughout all the region of Judea, and even to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, performing deeds appropriate to repentance.

King James Version

But shewed first unto them of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the coasts of Judaea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works meet for repentance.

Holman Bible

Instead, I preached to those in Damascus first, and to those in Jerusalem and in all the region of Judea, and to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works worthy of repentance.

International Standard Version

Instead, I first told the people in Damascus and Jerusalem, then all the people in Judea and after that the gentiles to repent, turn to God, and perform deeds that are consistent with such repentance.

A Conservative Version

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.

American Standard Version

but declared both to them of Damascus first and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the country of Judaea, and also to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, doing works worthy of repentance.

Amplified

but I openly proclaimed first to those at Damascus, then at Jerusalem and throughout the region of Judea, and even to the Gentiles, that they should repent [change their inner self—their old way of thinking] and turn to God, doing deeds and living lives which are consistent with repentance.

An Understandable Version

but, [instead] declared to the people of Damascus first, [then] to the people of Jerusalem, and [finally to those] throughout all of the district of Judea, as well as to the Gentiles [everywhere] that they should repent [i.e., change their hearts and lives] and turn to God, doing deeds which demonstrate their repentance.

Anderson New Testament

but announced first to those in Damascus and Jerusalem, and throughout all the region of Judea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works worthy of repentance.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Common New Testament

but declared first to those at Damascus, then at Jerusalem and throughout all the country of Judea, and also to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God and perform deeds worthy of their repentance.

Daniel Mace New Testament

first I warn'd the people of Damascus, of Jerusalem, of all Judea, and then the Gentiles, to repent, and turn to God, by acting suitably to their repentance.

Darby Translation

but have, first to those both in Damascus and Jerusalem, and to all the region of Judaea, and to the nations, announced that they should repent and turn to God, doing works worthy of repentance.

Godbey New Testament

but first to those in Damascus, and also in Jerusalem, and throughout all the country of Judea, and to the Gentiles, I was preaching that they should repent and turn to God, doing things worthy of repentance.

Goodspeed New Testament

but first to the people of Damascus and Jerusalem and then all over Judea, and even to the heathen I preached that they must repent and turn to God and live as men who have repented should.

John Wesley New Testament

But first to them at Damascus and at Jerusalem, and through all the country of Judea, and then to the Gentiles I declare, that they should repent and turn to God, doing works worthy of repentance.

Julia Smith Translation

But to them in Damascus first, and Jerusalem, and all the country of Judea, and to the nations, announcing to change the mind, and to turn back to God, doing works worthy of change of mind.

King James 2000

But showed first unto them of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the country of Judea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works befitting repentance.

Lexham Expanded Bible

but to those in Damascus first, and in Jerusalem and all the region of Judea and to the Gentiles, I proclaimed [that they should] repent and turn to God, doing deeds worthy of repentance.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

but showed first unto them of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the coasts of Jewry, and to the gentiles, that they should repent, and turn to God, and do the right works of repentance.

Moffatt New Testament

I announced to those at Damascus and at Jerusalem in the first instance, then all over the land of Judaea, and also to the Gentiles, that they were to repent and turn to God by acting up to their repentance.

Montgomery New Testament

"but I proceeded to preach, first to those in Damascus, and then in Jerusalem and throughout all the country of Judea, and also to the Gentiles, that they must repent and turn to God and do deeds worthy of repentance.

NET Bible

but I declared to those in Damascus first, and then to those in Jerusalem and in all Judea, and to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, performing deeds consistent with repentance.

New Heart English Bible

but declared first to them of Damascus, at Jerusalem, and throughout all the country of Judea, and also to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, doing works worthy of repentance.

Noyes New Testament

but first to those in Damascus, and Jerusalem, and to all the country of Judaea, and then to the gentiles, I proclaimed that they should repent and turn to God, doing works worthy of repentance.

Sawyer New Testament

but preached first to those at Damascus and Jerusalem, and in all the country of Judea, and to the gentiles, that they should change their minds and turn to God, performing works worthy of a change of mind.

The Emphasized Bible

But - both to them in Damascus, first, and in Jerusalem, unto all the country of Judaea also, and unto the nations, I carried tidings - that they should repent, and turn unto God, and, works worthy of their repentance, should practise.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

but preached first to those at Damascus, and Jerusalem, and to all the region of Judea, and to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, practicing works worthy of repentance.

Twentieth Century New Testament

On the contrary, first to those at Damascus and Jerusalem, and then through the whole of Judea, and to the Gentiles as well, I began to preach repentance and conversion to God, and a life befitting that repentance.

Webster

But showed first to them of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the region of Judea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works meet for repentance.

Weymouth New Testament

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.

Williams New Testament

but I began to preach first to the people of Damascus and Jerusalem, and all over Judea, and then to the heathen, to repent and turn to God, and to live lives consistent with such repentance.

World English Bible

but declared first to them of Damascus, at Jerusalem, and throughout all the country of Judea, and also to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, doing works worthy of repentance.

Worrell New Testament

but I declared both to those in Damascus first, and in Jerusalem, and through all the region of Judea, and to the gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, doing works worthy of repentance.

Worsley New Testament

but declared first to those in Damascus and Jerusalem, and through all the country of Judea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent, and turn unto God, performing works suitable to repentance.

Youngs Literal Translation

but to those in Damascus first, and to those in Jerusalem, to all the region also of Judea, and to the nations, I was preaching to reform, and to turn back unto God, doing works worthy of reformation;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

ἀπαγγέλλω 
Apaggello 
Usage: 40

πρῶτον 
Proton 
first, at the first Trans, first of all,
Usage: 40


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

of
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Δαμασκός 
Damaskos 
Usage: 14

and


τε 
Te 



and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 170
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

Ἱεροσόλυμα 
Hierosoluma 
Usage: 54

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

the coasts
χώρα 
Chora 
Usage: 20

of Judæa
Ἰουδαία 
Ioudaia 
Usage: 39

then to the Gentiles
ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132

μετανοέω 
metanoeo 
Usage: 13

ἐπιστρέφω 
Epistrepho 
Usage: 29

to
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

and do
πράσσω 
Prasso 
Usage: 35

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

ἄξιος 
Axios 
Usage: 28

References

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Context Readings

Paul Makes His Defense Before King Agrippa

19 After this, king Agrippa, I did not disobey the heavenly vision. 20 But to those first in Damascus, and Jerusalem, and to all the country of Judea, and to the nations, I made known the command to repent and to turn to God, doing works worthy of repentance 21 Because of these things, having caught me in the temple, The Jews tried to kill me.



Cross References

Matthew 3:8

Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance;

Acts 3:19

Therefore repent and convert so that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord.

Acts 2:38

Then Peter said to them, Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ to remission of sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Matthew 9:13

But go and learn what this is, I will have mercy and not sacrifice. For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

Acts 9:35

And all who lived at Lydda and Sharon saw him and turned to the Lord.

Psalm 22:27

All the ends of the world shall remember and turn to Jehovah; and all the families of the nations shall worship before You.

Isaiah 55:7

Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; and let him return to Jehovah, and He will have mercy on him; and to our God, for He will abundantly pardon.

Jeremiah 31:19-20

Surely after I was turned, I repented; and after I was taught, I struck on my thigh. I was ashamed, yea, I even blushed, because I bore the disgrace of my youth.

Lamentations 3:40

Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to Jehovah.

Ezekiel 18:30-32

So I will judge you, O house of Israel, each one of you according to his ways, says the Lord Jehovah. Turn and be made to turn from all your sins; and iniquity shall not be your stumbling-block.

Hosea 12:6

Therefore turn to your God; keep mercy and judgment, and wait on your God forever.

Hosea 14:2

Take with you words, and turn to Jehovah. Say to Him, Take away all iniquity, and receive us graciously, that we may repay with the calves of our lips.

Matthew 3:2

and saying, Repent, for the kingdom of Heaven is at hand.

Matthew 4:17

From that time Jesus began to preach and to say, Repent! For the kingdom of Heaven is at hand.

Matthew 21:30-32

And he came to the second and said likewise. And he answered and said, I go, sir; and did not go.

Mark 6:12

And they went out and proclaimed that men should repent.

Luke 1:16

And he shall turn many of the sons of Israel to the Lord their God.

Luke 3:8-14

Therefore bring forth fruits worthy of repentance, and do not begin to say within yourselves, We have Abraham for our father. For I say to you that God is able to raise up children to Abraham from these stones.

Luke 13:3

I tell you, No. But unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.

Luke 13:5

I tell you, No. But unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.

Luke 15:7

I say to you that likewise joy shall be in Heaven over one sinner who repents, more than over ninety-nine just persons who need no repentance.

Luke 15:10

Likewise I say to you, there is joy before the angels of God over one sinner who repents.

Luke 19:8-9

And Zaccheus stood and said to the Lord, Behold, Lord, I give half of my goods to the poor. And in anything I accused anyone falsely, I restore it fourfold.

Luke 24:46-47

And He said to them, So it is written, and so it behoved Christ to suffer and to rise from the dead the third day,

Acts 9:15

But the Lord said to him, Go! For this one is a chosen vessel to Me, to bear My name before nations and kings and the sons of Israel.

Acts 9:19-29

And taking food, he was strengthened. And Saul was certain days with the disciples in Damascus.

Acts 11:18

When they heard these things, they were silent and glorified God, saying, Then God has also granted repentance to life to the nations.

Acts 11:26-30

And finding him, he brought him to Antioch. And it happened to them a whole year they were assembled in the church. And they taught a considerable crowd. And the disciples were first called Christian in Antioch.

Acts 13:46-48

But speaking boldly, Paul and Barnabas said, It was necessary for the Word of God to be spoken to you first. But since indeed you put it far from you and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, lo, we turn to the nations.

Acts 14:15-21

and saying, Men, why do you do these things? We also are men of like passions with you, and preaching the gospel to you to turn you from these vanities to the living God, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea, and all things in them;

Acts 15:19

Therefore my judgment is that we do not trouble those who have turned to God from among the nations,

Acts 17:30

Truly, then, God overlooking the times of ignorance, now He strictly commands all men everywhere to repent,

Acts 20:21

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

Acts 22:17-22

And it happened to me, I returning to Jerusalem and praying in the temple, I became in an ecstasy.

Acts 26:17

delivering you from the people and the nations, to whom I now send you

Romans 2:4

Or do you despise the riches of His kindness, and the forbearance and long-suffering, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?

Romans 11:18-20

do not boast against the branches. But if you boast, it is not you that bears the root, but the root bears you.

2 Corinthians 3:16

But whenever it turns to the Lord, the veil shall be taken away.

2 Corinthians 7:10

For the grief according to God works repentance to salvation, not to be regretted, but the grief of the world works out death.

Ephesians 4:17-25

This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you should not walk from now on as other nations walk, in the vanity of their mind,

Ephesians 6:1-9

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.

1 Thessalonians 1:9

For they themselves witness what kind of entrance we had to you, even how you turned from idols to God in order to serve the living and true God,

2 Timothy 2:25-26

in meekness instructing those who oppose, if perhaps God will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth,

Titus 2:2-13

aged men to be temperate, sensible, discreet, sound in faith, in love, in patience.

1 Peter 1:14-16

as obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance,

1 Peter 2:9-12

But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for possession, so that you might speak of the praises of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;

1 Peter 4:2-5

in order no longer to live in the lusts of men, but in the will of God the remaining time in the flesh.

2 Peter 1:5-8

But also in this very thing, bringing in all diligence, filling out your faith with virtue, and with virtue, knowledge;

Revelation 2:5

Therefore remember from where you have fallen, and repent, and do the first works, or else I will come to you quickly and will remove your lampstand out of its place unless you repent.

Revelation 2:21

And I gave her time that she might repent of her fornication, and she did not repent.

Revelation 3:3

Remember then how you have received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. Therefore if you will not watch, I will come upon you as a thief, and you will not know what hour I will come upon you.

Revelation 16:11

And they blasphemed the God of Heaven because of their pains and their sores. And they did not repent of their deeds.

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