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Acts 11 WYC/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 And the apostles, and the brethren that were in Judaea, heard that also heathen men received the word of God, and they glorified God. 1 The apostles and the brothers throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God.
2 But when Peter came to Jerusalem, they that were of circumcision, disputed against him, 2 So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him
3 and said, Why enteredest thou to men that have prepuce, and hast eaten with them? [saying, Why enteredest thou to men having prepuce, and hast eat with them?] 3 and said, "You went into the house of uncircumcised men and ate with them."
4 And Peter began, and expounded to them by order, and said, [Peter soothly beginning, expounded to them the order, saying,] 4 Peter began and explained everything to them precisely as it had happened:
5 I was in the city of Joppa, and prayed, and I saw in ravishing of my mind a vision, that a vessel came down, as a great sheet with four cords, and was sent down from heaven; and it came [till] to me. [+I was in the city of Joppa praying, and I saw in excess of my soul a vision, some vessel coming down, as a great sheet with four corners for to be sent down from heaven; and it came unto 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 Into which I looking beheld, and saw four-footed beasts of the earth, and beasts, and creeping beasts, and volatiles of heaven [and volatiles of the air]. 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 that said to me, Peter, rise thou, and slay, and eat. [Forsooth I heard a voice saying to me, Peter, rise, slay, and eat.] 7 Then I heard a voice telling me, 'Get up, Peter. Kill and eat.'
8 But I said, Nay, Lord; for common thing either unclean [or unclean] entered never into my mouth. 8 "I replied, 'Surely not, Lord! Nothing impure or unclean has ever entered my mouth.'
9 And the voice answered the second time from heaven, That thing that God hath cleansed, say thou not unclean [Those things that God hath cleansed, thou shalt not say unclean]. 9 "The voice spoke from heaven a second time, 'Do not call anything impure that God has made clean.'
10 And this was done by thrice, and all things were received again into heaven. 10 This happened three times, and then it was all pulled up to heaven again.
11 And lo! three men at once stood in the house, in which I was; and they were sent from Caesarea to me. [And lo! three men anon stood nigh in the house, in which I was, sent from Caesarea to me.] 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, that I should go with them, and doubt nothing [nothing doubting]. Yea, and these six brethren came with me, 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 told to us, how he saw an angel in his house, standing and saying to him, Send thou into Joppa [Send into Joppa], and call Simon, that is named 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 which shall speak to thee words, in which thou shalt be safe, and all thine house. 14 He will bring you a message through which you and all your household will be saved.'
15 And when I had begun to speak, the Holy Ghost fell on them, as [and] into us in 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 bethought on the word of the Lord, as he said, For John baptized in water [Soothly John baptized in water], but ye shall be baptized in the Holy Ghost. 16 Then I remembered what the Lord had said: 'John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.'
17 Therefore if God gave to them the same grace, as [and] to us that believed in the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I, that might forbid the Lord, that he give not the Holy Ghost to them that believed in the name of Jesus Christ [who was I, that might forbid God, that he should not give the Holy Ghost to men believing in the name of Jesus Christ]? 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 When these things were heard, they held peace, and glorified God, and said [saying], Therefore also to heathen men God hath given penance 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 And they that were scattered of the tribulation that was made under Stephen, walked forth [till] to Phenice, and to Cyprus, and to Antioch, and spake the word to no man, but to Jews alone [walked forth till to Phenice, and Cyprus, and Antioch, to no man speaking the word, no 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 some of them were men of Cyprus, and of Cyrene [and Cyrene]; which when they had entered into Antioch, they spake to the Greeks, and preached the Lord Jesus [+the which when they entered into Antioch, spake to Greeks, showing the Lord Jesus/and told 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 hand of the Lord was with them, and much number of men believing was converted 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 word came to the ears of the church, that was at Jerusalem, on these things; and they sent Barnabas [till] to Antioch. 22 News of this reached the ears of the church at Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas to Antioch.
23 And when he was come, and saw the grace of the Lord, he joyed, and admonished all men to dwell in the Lord in purpose of heart; [The which, when he had come, and (had) seen the grace of the Lord, joyed, and admonished all men in purpose of heart to dwell in 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 Ghost, and of faith. And much people was increased 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 forth to Tarsus, to seek Saul; 25 Then Barnabas went to Tarsus to look for Saul,
26 and when he had found him, he led to Antioch. And all a year they lived there in the church, and taught much people, so that the disciples were named first at Antioch christian men. 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 And in these days prophets came over from Jerusalem to Antioch. 27 During this time some prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch.
28 And one of them rose up, Agabus by name, and signified by the Spirit a great hunger to coming in all the world, which hunger was made under Claudius. [+And one of them rising, Agabus by name, signified by the Spirit a great hunger to come in all the roundness of the earth's, which was made 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 all the disciples purposed, after that each had, for to send into ministry to brethren that dwelled in Judaea. [+Forsooth the disciples purposed all, as each had, to send ministry to brethren dwelling in Judaea.] 29 The disciples, each according to his ability, decided to provide help for the brothers living in Judea.
30 Which thing also they did, and sent it to the elder men, by the hands of Barnabas and Saul. 30 This they did, sending their gift to the elders by Barnabas and Saul.