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Acts 15:7 DBY

7 And much discussion having taken place, Peter, standing up, said to them, Brethren, *ye* know that from the earliest days God amongst you chose that the nations by my mouth should hear the word of the glad tidings and believe.

References for Acts 15:7

    • b 15:7 - Lit. 'from ancient.'

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      • 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.