Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

You [Jews] were the first ones to receive this blessing when God raised up [i.e., selected] His Servant [i.e., Jesus] and sent Him to turn all of you [away] from your sins."

New American Standard Bible

For you first, God raised up His Servant and sent Him to bless you by turning every one of you from your wicked ways.”

King James Version

Unto you first God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from his iniquities.

Holman Bible

God raised up His Servant and sent Him first to you to bless you by turning each of you from your evil ways.”

International Standard Version

When God raised up his servant, he sent him first to you to bless you by turning every one of you from your evil ways."

A Conservative Version

To you first, having raised up his Boy Jesus, God sent him blessing you, in turning away each man from your evils.

American Standard Version

Unto you first God, having raised up his Servant, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from your iniquities.

Amplified

It was for you first of all that God raised up His Servant and Son [Jesus], and sent Him to bless you by turning every one of you from your wicked ways.”

Anderson New Testament

To you first, God, having raised up his Son Jesus, has sent him to bless you, in turning every one of you away from his iniquities.

Bible in Basic English

To you, first, God sent his servant, blessing you by turning every one of you from his sins.

Common New Testament

For you first, God raised up his servant and sent him to bless you by turning every one of you from your wicked ways."

Daniel Mace New Testament

it is to you that God first of all sent his son Jesus, having raised him up to bless you, provided you all renounce your iniquities.

Darby Translation

To you first God, having raised up his servant, has sent him, blessing you in turning each one of you from your wickedness.

Godbey New Testament

To you God, having first raised up his Son, sent him blessing you, in turning each one from your sins.

Goodspeed New Testament

It was to you that God first sent his servant after he had raised him from the dead, to bless you by making every one of you turn from his wickedness."

John Wesley New Testament

God having raised up his Son, hath sent him to you first, to bless you, by turning every one of you from your iniquities.

Julia Smith Translation

To you first God, having raised up his child Jesus, sent him praising you, in turning away each from your wickedness.

King James 2000

Unto you first God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from his iniquities.

Lexham Expanded Bible

God, [after he] had raised up his servant, sent him to you first, to bless you by turning each [of you] back from your wickedness!"

Modern King James verseion

Having raised up His son Jesus, God sent Him to you first, to bless you in turning every one of you away from his iniquities.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

First unto you hath God raised up his son Jesus, and him he hath sent to bless you, that every one of you should turn from your wickedness."

Moffatt New Testament

It was for you first that God raised up his Servant, and sent him to bless you by turning each of you from your wicked ways."

Montgomery New Testament

"It was for you first that God raised up his Servant, and sent him to bless you in turning every one of you away from your wicked ways."

NET Bible

God raised up his servant and sent him first to you, to bless you by turning each one of you from your iniquities."

New Heart English Bible

God, having raised up his Servant, sent him to you first, to bless you, in turning away everyone of you from your wickedness."

Noyes New Testament

To you first, God, having raised up his servant, sent him to bless you in turning away every one of you from your iniquities.

Sawyer New Testament

God having raised up his servant has sent him to you first, to bless you by turning each [one of you] from your evil ways.

The Emphasized Bible

Unto you first, God - having raised up his Servant - hath sent him forth, ready to bless you, when ye are turning away, each one, from your wickednesses.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Unto you in the first instance, hath God, after raising up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, to the end that every one of you should turn away from your iniquities.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For you, first, God raised up his Servant, and sent him to bless you, by turning each one of you from his wicked ways."

Webster

To you first, God having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from his iniquities.

Weymouth New Testament

It is to you first that God, after raising His Servant from the grave, has sent Him to bless you, by causing every one of you to turn from your wickedness."

Williams New Testament

It was to you first that He sent His Servant, after raising Him from the dead, to bless you by causing every one of you to turn from his wicked ways."

World English Bible

God, having raised up his servant, Jesus, sent him to you first, to bless you, in turning away everyone of you from your wickedness."

Worrell New Testament

To you first, God, having raised up His Child, sent Him forth, blessing you, in turning away every one of you from your iniquities."

Worsley New Testament

and to you first God having raised up his son Jesus, sent Him to bless you; in your turning away every one of you from your iniquities.

Youngs Literal Translation

to you first, God, having raised up His child Jesus, did send him, blessing you, in the turning away of each one from your evil ways.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

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

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

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

his


ὑμῶν 
Humon 
him, his, their, he, her, they, same, himself,
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 0
Usage: 371

Son
παῖς 
Pais 
Usage: 21

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

ἀποστέλλω 
Apostello 
Usage: 73

him

Usage: 0

to bless
εὐλογέω 
Eulogeo 
Usage: 39

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

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

ἀποστρέφω 
Apostrepho 
Usage: 8

ἕκαστος 
hekastos 
Usage: 73

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

Devotionals

Devotionals about Acts 3:26

Images Acts 3:26

Prayers for Acts 3:26

Context Readings

Peter Preaches In The Temple

25 You people are descendants of these prophets and [recipients] of the Agreement God made with your forefathers when He said to Abraham [Gen. 12:3], 'And through your seed [i.e., your descendant Jesus] all the people of the earth will receive the blessings [of God].' 26 You [Jews] were the first ones to receive this blessing when God raised up [i.e., selected] His Servant [i.e., Jesus] and sent Him to turn all of you [away] from your sins."



Cross References

Acts 3:22

Moses [expressed it when he] said [Deut. 18:15], 'The Lord God will raise up a prophet for you from among your brothers; He will be like me [in some ways] and you must all pay attention to Him in everything He says to you.'

Matthew 1:21

She is going to have a son and you should name Him Jesus, for He is the One who will save His people from their sins."

Acts 3:25

You people are descendants of these prophets and [recipients] of the Agreement God made with your forefathers when He said to Abraham [Gen. 12:3], 'And through your seed [i.e., your descendant Jesus] all the people of the earth will receive the blessings [of God].'

Romans 1:16

I am not ashamed of the good news [i.e., the Gospel], because it is God's power for [bringing] salvation to every person who believes [in Jesus]; first to Jews and then to Greeks [i.e., unconverted Gentiles].

Romans 1:16-7

I am not ashamed of the good news [i.e., the Gospel], because it is God's power for [bringing] salvation to every person who believes [in Jesus]; first to Jews and then to Greeks [i.e., unconverted Gentiles].

Romans 1:16

I am not ashamed of the good news [i.e., the Gospel], because it is God's power for [bringing] salvation to every person who believes [in Jesus]; first to Jews and then to Greeks [i.e., unconverted Gentiles].

Romans 1:16-21

I am not ashamed of the good news [i.e., the Gospel], because it is God's power for [bringing] salvation to every person who believes [in Jesus]; first to Jews and then to Greeks [i.e., unconverted Gentiles].

Romans 1:16-41

I am not ashamed of the good news [i.e., the Gospel], because it is God's power for [bringing] salvation to every person who believes [in Jesus]; first to Jews and then to Greeks [i.e., unconverted Gentiles].

Romans 1:16-9

I am not ashamed of the good news [i.e., the Gospel], because it is God's power for [bringing] salvation to every person who believes [in Jesus]; first to Jews and then to Greeks [i.e., unconverted Gentiles].

Romans 1:16-20

I am not ashamed of the good news [i.e., the Gospel], because it is God's power for [bringing] salvation to every person who believes [in Jesus]; first to Jews and then to Greeks [i.e., unconverted Gentiles].

Romans 1:16-29

I am not ashamed of the good news [i.e., the Gospel], because it is God's power for [bringing] salvation to every person who believes [in Jesus]; first to Jews and then to Greeks [i.e., unconverted Gentiles].

Matthew 10:5-6

Jesus sent these twelve apostles out and ordered them saying, "Do not go on any road leading to Gentile territory or enter any town of the Samaritans.

Luke 2:10-11

And the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid; for look, I am bringing good news that will cause great joy to all people.

Luke 24:47

And [the need for] a change of heart and life in order to receive the forgiveness of sins [from God] will be preached in Jesus' name [i.e., by His authority] to people of all nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

Acts 1:8

But, you apostles will receive power when the Holy Spirit descends on you and [then] you will become My witnesses [i.e., to tell what you know] in Jerusalem, in [the countries of] Judea and Samaria, and [even] to the distant regions of the earth."

Acts 2:24

But God raised Him up, having released Him from the sharp pains [He experienced when dying], because it was not possible that He could be held in death's grip.

Acts 3:15

[Then, at the hands of the Roman authorities] you killed the Prince of [never ending] life, but God raised Him from the dead, and we [apostles] were [reliable] witnesses of it.

Acts 3:20

And [also] that God may send Christ [to you], the One whom He has appointed for your [benefit]. This [is] Jesus,

Acts 13:26

"You brothers, descendants of Abraham's family and those of you who respect God very much, this message of salvation was intended for us.

Acts 13:32-33

And we bring you good news concerning the promise [God] made to our forefathers

Acts 13:46-47

But Paul and Barnabas [continued to] speak out boldly, saying, "It was necessary that the message of God be delivered to you [Jews] first. But since you have rejected it and [thereby] consider yourselves to be unworthy of [receiving] never ending life, we [i.e., Paul and Barnabas] will now begin proclaiming it to the [unconverted] Gentiles.

Acts 18:4-6

Every Sabbath day Paul held discussions in the synagogues, trying to convince [both] Jews and Greeks [i.e., Gentiles, that Jesus was the Messiah].

Acts 26:20

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.

Acts 28:23-28

And when they had arranged a day, large numbers of people came to Paul's house. He explained [everything to them], testifying from morning until evening concerning the kingdom of God and concerning [the Messiahship of] Jesus, both from the law of Moses and from [the writings of] the prophets.

Romans 2:9-10

anguish and distress. He will bring these upon every human being who does wrong, upon the Jews first, then also upon the Greeks [i.e., Gentiles].

Romans 15:29

And I know that when I arrive there [in Rome], I will be coming with an abundance of Christ's blessings [to give to you. See 1:11-12].

Galatians 3:9-14

So then, all those who have faith [in Jesus] receive a blessing along with Abraham, a man of faith.

Ephesians 1:3

May the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ be praised, for He has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realms in [fellowship with] Christ. [Note: The term "heavenly realms" is used somewhat differently throughout this book. Here it refers to Christians as part of the church on earth].

Ephesians 5:26-27

so that He could dedicate her [to Himself], after cleansing her by means of the washing of water [i.e., immersion], accompanied by the word. [Note: "The word" here refers either to a person's profession of faith (See Rom. 10:9) or to the Gospel message (See Rom. 10:17), both of which are associated with immersion].

Titus 2:11-14

For God's unearned favor has appeared, bringing salvation to all people [i.e., in the coming of Christ].

1 Peter 1:3

God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, is to be praised for being so merciful as to have given us a new birth, which provides for us a hope of never ending life through the means of Jesus Christ's return from the dead.

1 Peter 3:9

Do not repay a wrong action with [another] wrong action, nor abusive [language] with [additional] abuse, but rather be a blessing [to one another]. For the purpose of your being called [by God] was so that you could receive a blessing [from Him eventually].

1 John 3:5-8

But, you [should] know that Christ appeared [on earth] to take away [our] sins, and that there is no sin in His life [See II Cor. 5:21].

Jude 1:24

Now, may there be honor and majesty and power to God, who is able to guard you people from stumbling [and falling away from Him, See Gal. 5:4], and [who is able] to place you before His glorious presence without any [moral] blemish, but with great joy.

Revelation 7:4-9

Then I heard the number of those who were sealed. [It was] one hundred forty-four thousand [in all] from every tribe of the Israelites [Note: This could refer to Christians of Jewish descent].

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