Parallel Bible results for Acts 15:7-11

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Acts 15:7-11

RSV 7 And after there had been much debate, Peter rose and said to them, "Brethren, you know that in the early days God made choice among you, that by my mouth the Gentiles should hear the word of the gospel and believe. NIV 7 After much discussion, Peter got up and addressed them: "Brothers, you know that some time ago God made a choice among you that the Gentiles might hear from my lips the message of the gospel and believe. RSV 8 And God who knows the heart bore witness to them, giving them the Holy Spirit just as he did to us; NIV 8 God, who knows the heart, showed that he accepted them by giving the Holy Spirit to them, just as he did to us. RSV 9 and he made no distinction between us and them, but cleansed their hearts by faith. NIV 9 He made no distinction between us and them, for he purified their hearts by faith. RSV 10 Now therefore why do you make trial of God by putting a yoke upon the neck of the disciples which neither our fathers nor we have been able to bear? NIV 10 Now then, why do you try to test God by putting on the necks of the disciples a yoke that neither we nor our fathers have been able to bear? RSV 11 But we believe that we shall be saved through the grace of the Lord Jesus, just as they will." NIV 11 No! We believe it is through the grace of our Lord Jesus that we are saved, just as they are."