When we arrived at Jerusalem, the brothers1 received us warmly.218
The next day Paul and the rest of us went to see James,3 and all the elders4 were present.
Paul greeted them and reported in detail what God had done among the Gentiles5 through his ministry.620
When they heard this, they praised God. Then they said to Paul: "You see, brother, how many thousands of Jews have believed, and all of them are zealous7 for the law.821
They have been informed that you teach all the Jews who live among the Gentiles to turn away from Moses,9 telling them not to circumcise their children10 or live according to our customs.1122
What shall we do? They will certainly hear that you have come,
so do what we tell you. There are four men with us who have made a vow.12