Parallel Bible results for Acts 15:13-21

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Acts 15:13-21

RSV 13 After they finished speaking, James replied, "Brethren, listen to me. NIV 13 When they finished, James spoke up: "Brothers, listen to me. RSV 14 Simeon has related how God first visited 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. RSV 15 And with this the words of the prophets agree, as it is written, NIV 15 The words of the prophets are in agreement with this, as it is written: RSV 16 'After this I will return, and I will rebuild the dwelling of David, which has fallen; I will rebuild its ruins, 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, RSV 17 that the rest of men may seek the Lord, and all the Gentiles who are called by my name, 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' RSV 18 says the Lord, who has made these things known from of old.' NIV 18 that have been known for ages. RSV 19 Therefore my judgment is that we should not trouble those of the Gentiles who turn to God, NIV 19 "It is my judgment, therefore, that we should not make it difficult for the Gentiles who are turning to God. RSV 20 but should write to them to abstain from the pollutions of idols and from unchastity and from what is 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. RSV 21 For from early generations Moses has had in every city those who preach him, for he is read every sabbath in the synagogues." NIV 21 For Moses has been preached in every city from the earliest times and is read in the synagogues on every Sabbath."