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Acts 15:1 DBY

1 And certain persons, having come down from Judaea, taught the brethren, If ye shall not have been circumcised according to the custom of Moses, ye cannot be saved.

Study tools for Acts 15:1

  • a 15:4 - 'Received gladly,' or 'with welcome:' see Luke 8.40.
  • b 15:7 - Lit. 'from ancient.'
  • c 15:9 - Lit. 'both us.'
  • d 15:10 - The infinitive, equivalent to 'in putting.' It is explanatory of what precedes.
  • e 15:13 - Lit. 'Men brethren:' as ch. 1.16, so ver. 13.
  • f 15:15 - See Amos 9.11.
  • g 15:20 - Or 'and of fornication, and of what is strangled, and of blood.'
  • h 15:23 - Probably 'The apostles and the elder brethren to,' &c.
  • i 15:25 - Or, perhaps, 'assembled with one accord.' I have said 'having arrived at a common judgment' to give the sense of the Greek. 'Having come to one accord' would look like previous disunion. The fact of having arrived at one mind is here stated.
  • j 15:34 - Ver. 34 A.V. is not in the best MSS.