Parallel Bible results for Acts 15:13-21

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Acts 15:13-21

NIV 13 When they finished, James spoke up: "Brothers, listen to me. NIV 13 When they finished, James spoke up: "Brothers, listen to me. NIV 14 Simon has described to us how God at first showed his concern by taking from the Gentiles a people for himself. NIV 14 Simon has described to us how God at first showed his concern by taking from the Gentiles a people for himself. NIV 15 The words of the prophets are in agreement with this, as it is written: NIV 15 The words of the prophets are in agreement with this, as it is written: NIV 16 " 'After this I will return and rebuild David's fallen tent. Its ruins I will rebuild, and I will restore it, NIV 16 " 'After this I will return and rebuild David's fallen tent. Its ruins I will rebuild, and I will restore it, 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' 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' NIV 18 that have been known for ages. NIV 18 that have been known for ages. NIV 19 "It is my judgment, therefore, that we should not make it difficult for the Gentiles who are turning to God. NIV 19 "It is my judgment, therefore, that we should not make it difficult for the Gentiles who are turning to God. 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. 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. NIV 21 For Moses has been preached in every city from the earliest times and is read in the synagogues on every Sabbath." NIV 21 For Moses has been preached in every city from the earliest times and is read in the synagogues on every Sabbath."