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Acts 11 DBY/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 And the apostles and the brethren who were in Judaea heard that the nations also had received the word of God; 1 The apostles and the brothers throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God.
2 and when Peter went up to Jerusalem, they of the circumcision contended with him, 2 So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him
3 saying, Thou wentest in to men uncircumcised and hast eaten with them. 3 and said, "You went into the house of uncircumcised men and ate with them."
4 But Peter began and set forth [the matter] to them in order, saying, 4 Peter began and explained everything to them precisely as it had happened:
5 I was in the city of Joppa praying, and in an ecstasy I saw a vision, a certain vessel descending like a great sheet, let down by four corners out of heaven, and it came even to me: 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.
6 on which having fixed mine eyes, I considered, and saw the quadrupeds of the earth, and the wild beasts, and the creeping things, and the fowls of the heaven. 6 I looked into it and saw four-footed animals of the earth, wild beasts, reptiles, and birds of the air.
7 And I heard also a voice saying to me, Rise up, Peter, slay and eat. 7 Then I heard a voice telling me, 'Get up, Peter. Kill and eat.'
8 And I said, In no wise, Lord, for common or unclean has never entered into my mouth. 8 "I replied, 'Surely not, Lord! Nothing impure or unclean has ever entered my mouth.'
9 And a voice answered the second time out of heaven, What God has cleansed, do not *thou* make common. 9 "The voice spoke from heaven a second time, 'Do not call anything impure that God has made clean.'
10 And this took place thrice, and again all was drawn up into heaven; 10 This happened three times, and then it was all pulled up to heaven again.
11 and lo, immediately three men were at the house in which I was, sent to me from Caesarea. 11 "Right then three men who had been sent to me from Caesarea stopped at the house where I was staying.
12 And the Spirit said to me to go with them, nothing doubting. And there went with me these six brethren also, and we entered into the house of the man, 12 The Spirit told me to have no hesitation about going with them. These six brothers also went with me, and we entered the man's house.
13 and he related to us how he had seen the angel in his house, standing and saying [to him], Send [men] to Joppa and fetch Simon, who is surnamed Peter, 13 He told us how he had seen an angel appear in his house and say, 'Send to Joppa for Simon who is called Peter.
14 who shall speak words to thee whereby *thou* shalt be saved, thou and all thy house. 14 He will bring you a message through which you and all your household will be saved.'
15 And as I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell upon them even as upon us also at the beginning. 15 "As I began to speak, the Holy Spirit came on them as he had come on us at the beginning.
16 And I remembered the word of the Lord, how he said, John baptised with water, but *ye* shall be baptised with [the] Holy Spirit. 16 Then I remembered what the Lord had said: 'John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.'
17 If then God has given them the same gift as also to us when we had believed on the Lord Jesus Christ, who indeed was *I* to be able to forbid God? 17 So if God gave them the same gift as he gave us, who believed in the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I to think that I could oppose God?"
18 And when they heard these things they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, Then indeed God has to the nations also granted repentance to life. 18 When they heard this, they had no further objections and praised God, saying, "So then, God has granted even the Gentiles repentance unto life."
19 They then who had been scattered abroad through the tribulation that took place on the occasion of Stephen, passed through [the country] to Phoenicia and Cyprus and Antioch, speaking the word to no one but to Jews alone. 19 Now those who had been scattered by the persecution in connection with Stephen traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus and Antioch, telling the message only to Jews.
20 But there were certain of them, Cyprians and Cyrenians, who entering into Antioch spoke to the Greeks also, announcing the glad tidings of the Lord Jesus. 20 Some of them, however, men from Cyprus and Cyrene, went to Antioch and began to speak to Greeks also, telling them the good news about the Lord Jesus.
21 And [the] Lord's hand was with them, and a great number believed and turned to the Lord. 21 The Lord's hand was with them, and a great number of people believed and turned to the Lord.
22 And the report concerning them reached the ears of the assembly which was in Jerusalem, and they sent out Barnabas to go through as far as Antioch: 22 News of this reached the ears of the church at Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas to Antioch.
23 who, having arrived and seeing the grace of God, rejoiced, and exhorted all with purpose of heart to abide with the Lord; 23 When he arrived and saw the evidence of the grace of God, he was glad and encouraged them all to remain true to the Lord with all their hearts.
24 for he was a good man and full of [the] Holy Spirit and of faith; and a large crowd [of people] were added to the Lord. 24 He was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and faith, and a great number of people were brought to the Lord.
25 And he went away to Tarsus to seek out Saul. 25 Then Barnabas went to Tarsus to look for Saul,
26 And having found [him], he brought him to Antioch. And so it was with them that for a whole year they were gathered together in the assembly and taught a large crowd: and the disciples were first called Christians in Antioch. 26 and when he found him, he brought him to Antioch. So for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught great numbers of people. The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch.
27 Now in these days prophets went down from Jerusalem to Antioch; 27 During this time some prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch.
28 and one from among them, by name Agabus, rose up and signified by the Spirit that there was going to be a great famine over all the inhabited earth, which also came to pass under Claudius. 28 One of them, named Agabus, stood up and through the Spirit predicted that a severe famine would spread over the entire Roman world. (This happened during the reign of Claudius.)
29 And they determined, according as any one of the disciples was well off, each of them to send to the brethren who dwelt in Judaea, to minister [to them]; 29 The disciples, each according to his ability, decided to provide help for the brothers living in Judea.
30 which also they did, sending it to the elders by the hand of Barnabas and Saul. 30 This they did, sending their gift to the elders by Barnabas and Saul.