'Gentiles' in the Bible
The king of Dor in the Dor heights: 1 The king of various gentiles in Gilgal: 1
For comes now the day comes now the Day of the LORD, the day of clouds! The time of the gentiles is fulfilled!
Hurry and come, all you gentiles! Gather yourselves together!'" "LORD, cause your mighty army to come down.
Even so, from where the sun rises to where it sets my name will be great among the Gentiles. Incense will be brought to me everywhere, along with pure offerings, because my name will be great among the Gentiles," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.
"Cursed is the deceiver who has an acceptable male in his flock, and vows to give it, but sacrifices a mutilated one to the LORD. Indeed, I am a great king," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "and my name is feared among the Gentiles."
Then the circumcised believers who had come with Peter were amazed that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out on the gentiles, too,
Now the apostles and the brothers who were in Judea heard that the gentiles had also accepted the word of God.
When they heard this, they calmed down, and praised God by saying, "So God has given repentance that leads to life even to gentiles."
Then Paul and Barnabas boldly declared, "We had to speak God's word to you first, but since you reject it and consider yourselves unworthy of eternal life, we are now going to turn to the gentiles.
For that is what the Lord ordered us to do: "I have made you a light to the gentiles to be the means of salvation to the very ends of the earth.'"
When the gentiles heard this, they began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord. Meanwhile, all who had been destined to eternal life believed,
But the Jews who refused to believe stirred up the gentiles and poisoned their minds against the brothers.
Now when an attempt was made by both gentiles and Jews, along with their authorities, to mistreat and stone them,
When they arrived, they called the church together and told them everything that God had done with them and how he had opened a door so that gentiles would believe.
They were sent on their way by the church, and as they were going through Phoenicia and Samaria they told of the conversion of the gentiles and brought great joy to all the brothers.
But some believers from the party of the Pharisees stood up and said, "The gentiles must be circumcised and ordered to keep the Law of Moses."
After a lengthy debate, Peter stood up and told them, "Brothers, you know that in the early days, God chose me to be the one among you through whom the gentiles would hear the message of the gospel and believe.
The whole crowd was silent as they listened to Barnabas and Paul tell about all the signs and wonders that God had done through them among the gentiles.
Simeon has explained how God first showed his concern for the gentiles by taking from among them a people for his name.
so that the rest of the people may search for the Lord, including all the gentiles who are called by my name,' declares the Lord. "He is the one who has been doing these things
"Therefore, I have decided that we should not trouble these gentiles who are turning to God.
But when they began to oppose him and insult him, he shook out his clothes in protest and told them, "Your blood be on your own heads! I am innocent. From now on I will go to the gentiles."
He came to us, took Paul's belt, and tied his own feet and hands with it. Then he said, "The Holy Spirit says, "This is how the Jewish leaders in Jerusalem will tie up the man who owns this belt. Then they will hand him over to the gentiles.'"
After greeting them, Paul related one by one the things that God had done among the gentiles through his ministry.
But they have been told about you that you teach all the Jews living among the gentiles to forsake the Law of Moses, and that you tell them not to circumcise their children or observe the customs.
As for the gentiles who have become believers, we have sent a letter with our decision that they should keep away from food that has been sacrificed to idols, from blood, from anything strangled, and from sexual immorality."
"Then he told me, "Go, because I'll send you far away to the gentiles.'"
I'll continue to rescue you from your people and from the gentiles to whom I'm sending you.
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.
that the Messiah would suffer and be the first to rise from the dead and would bring light both to our people and to the gentiles."
You must understand that this message about God's salvation has been sent to the gentiles, and they will listen."
Through him we received grace and a commission as an apostle to bring about faithful obedience among all the gentiles for the sake of his name.
I do not want you to be unaware, brothers, that I often planned to come to you (but have been prevented from doing so until now), so that I might reap a harvest among you, just as I have among the rest of the gentiles.
For whenever gentiles, who do not possess the Law, do instinctively what the Law requires, they are a law to themselves, even though they do not have the Law.
As it is written, "God's name is being blasphemed among the gentiles because of you."
Is God the God of the Jews only? Is he not the God of the gentiles, too? Yes, of the gentiles, too,
including us, whom he also called, not only from the Jews but from the gentiles as well?
What can we say, then? Gentiles, who were not pursuing righteousness, have attained righteousness, a righteousness that comes through faith.
And so I ask, "They have not stumbled so as to fall, have they?" Of course not! On the contrary, because of their stumbling, salvation has come to the gentiles to make the Jews jealous.
Now if their stumbling means riches for the world, and if their fall means riches for the gentiles, how much more will their full participation mean!
I am speaking to you gentiles. Because I am an apostle to the gentiles, I magnify my ministry
For I want to let you know about this secret, brothers, so that you will not claim to be wiser than you are: Stubbornness has come to part of Israel until the full number of the gentiles comes to faith.
so that the gentiles may glorify God for his mercy. As it is written, "That is why I will praise you among the gentiles; I will sing praises to your name."
Again he says, "Rejoice, you gentiles, with his people!"
And again, "Praise the Lord, all you gentiles! Let all the nations praise him."
And again, Isaiah says, "There will be a Root from Jesse. He will rise up to rule the gentiles, and the gentiles will hope in him."
to be a minister of the Messiah Jesus to the gentiles in the priestly service of the gospel of God, so that the offering brought by gentiles may be acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.
For I am bold enough to tell you only about what the Messiah has accomplished through me in bringing gentiles to obedience. By my words and actions,
Yes, they were eager to do this, and in fact they are obligated to help them, for if the gentiles have shared in their spiritual blessings, they are obligated to be of service to them in material things.
and who risked their necks for my life. I am thankful to them, and so are all the churches among the gentiles.
but now has been made known through the prophets to all the gentiles, in keeping with the decree of the eternal God to bring them to the obedience that springs from faith
but we preach the Messiah crucified. He is a stumbling block to Jews and nonsense to gentiles,
It is actually reported that sexual immorality exists among you, and of a kind that is not found even among the gentiles. A man is actually living with his father's wife!
I have traveled extensively and have been endangered from rivers, robbers, my own people, and gentiles. I've also been in danger in the city, in the open country, at sea, from false brothers,
to reveal his Son to me so that I might proclaim him among the gentiles, I did not confer with another human being at any time,
I went in response to a revelation, and in a private meeting with the reputed leaders, I explained to them the gospel that I'm proclaiming to the gentiles. I did this because I was afraid that I was running or had run my life's race for nothing.
For the one who worked through Peter by making him an apostle to the circumcised also worked through me by sending me to the gentiles.
So when James, Cephas, and John (who were reputed to be leaders) recognized the grace that had been given me, they gave Barnabas and me the right hand of fellowship, agreeing that we should go to the gentiles and they to the circumcised.
Until some men arrived from James, he was in the habit of eating with the gentiles, but after those men came, he withdrew from the gentiles and would not associate with them any longer, because he was afraid of the circumcision party.
But when I saw that they were not acting consistently with the truth of the gospel, I told Cephas in front of everyone, "Though you are a Jew, you have been living like a gentile and not like a Jew. So how can you insist that the gentiles must live like Jews?"
Because the Scripture saw ahead of time that God would justify the gentiles by faith, it announced the gospel to Abraham beforehand when it said, "Through you all nations will be blessed."
This happened in order that the blessing promised to Abraham would come to the gentiles through the Messiah Jesus, so that we might receive the promised Spirit through faith.
So then, remember that at one time you gentiles by birth were called "the uncircumcised" by those who called themselves "the circumcised." They underwent physical circumcision done by human hands.
For this reason I, Paul, am the prisoner of the Messiah Jesus for the sake of you gentiles.
The gentiles are heirs-in-common, members-in-common of the body, and common participants in what was promised by the Messiah Jesus through the gospel.
To me, the very least of all the saints, this grace was given so that I might proclaim to the gentiles the immeasurable wealth of the Messiah
Therefore, I tell you and insist on in the Lord not to live any longer like the gentiles live, thinking worthless thoughts.
to whom God wanted to make known the glorious riches of this secret among the gentiles which is the Messiah in you, our glorious hope.
as they try to keep us from telling the gentiles how they can be saved. As a result, they are constantly adding to the number of sins they have committed. However, wrath has overtaken them at last!
not with passion and lust like the gentiles who do not know God.
For this reason I was appointed to be an announcer, an apostle, and a faithful and true teacher of the gentiles. (I am telling you the truth. I am not lying.)
For the sake of this gospel I was appointed to be a preacher, an apostle, and a teacher of the gentiles.
However, the Lord stood by me and gave me strength so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the gentiles could hear it. I was rescued out of a lion's mouth.
Continue to live such upright lives among the gentiles that, when they slander you as practicers of evil, they may see your good actions and glorify God when he visits them.
For you spent enough time in the past doing what the gentiles like to do, living in sensuality, sinful desires, drunkenness, wild celebrations, drinking parties, and detestable idolatry.
Search Results by Versions
Search Results by Book
- First Among The Gentiles
- Foreigners Saved By Faith
- Gentiles, In Nt
- Gentiles, In Ot
- God's Salvation Made Known
- Hindering God's Work
- Jews Separate From Gentiles
- Mission, Of The Church
- Necessity Of Circumcision
- Paul, Apostle To Gentiles
- Preaching Gospel To Foreigners
- Sharing In Christ
- The Gentiles Conversion
- The Gospel To Jew And Gentile
- Evangelism, nature of