Parallel Bible results for Acts 15:13-21

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Acts 15:13-21

KJV 13 And after they had held their peace , James answered , saying , Men and brethren, hearken unto me: NIV 13 When they finished, James spoke up: "Brothers, listen to me. KJV 14 Simeon hath declared how God at the first did visit the Gentiles, to take out of them a people for his name. NIV 14 Simon has described to us how God at first showed his concern by taking from the Gentiles a people for himself. KJV 15 And to this agree the words of the prophets; as it is written , NIV 15 The words of the prophets are in agreement with this, as it is written: KJV 16 After this I will return , and will build again the tabernacle of David, which is fallen down ; and I will build again the ruins thereof, and I will set it up : NIV 16 " 'After this I will return and rebuild David's fallen tent. Its ruins I will rebuild, and I will restore it, KJV 17 That the residue of men might seek after the Lord, and all the Gentiles, upon whom my name is called , saith the Lord, who doeth all these things. NIV 17 that the remnant of men may seek the Lord, and all the Gentiles who bear my name, says the Lord, who does these things' KJV 18 Known unto God are all his works from the beginning of the world. NIV 18 that have been known for ages. KJV 19 Wherefore my sentence is , that we trouble not them, which from among the Gentiles are turned to God: NIV 19 "It is my judgment, therefore, that we should not make it difficult for the Gentiles who are turning to God. KJV 20 But that we write unto them, that they abstain from pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from things strangled, and from blood. NIV 20 Instead we should write to them, telling them to abstain from food polluted by idols, from sexual immorality, from the meat of strangled animals and from blood. KJV 21 For Moses of old time hath in every city them that preach him, being read in the synagogues every sabbath day. NIV 21 For Moses has been preached in every city from the earliest times and is read in the synagogues on every Sabbath."