Acts 11:1-7 NIV

Peter Explains His Actions

1 The apostles and the believers throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God.

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2 So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him

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3 and said, “You went into the house of uncircumcised men and ate with them.”

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4 Starting from the beginning, Peter told them the whole story:
5 “I was in the city of Joppa praying, and in a trance I saw a vision. I saw something like a large sheet being let down from heaven by its four corners, and it came down to where I was.

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6 I looked into it and saw four-footed animals of the earth, wild beasts, reptiles and birds.
7 Then I heard a voice telling me, ‘Get up, Peter. Kill and eat.’