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Acts 11:9

9 “The voice spoke from heaven a second time, ‘Do not call anything impure that God has made clean.’

Read Acts 11:9 Using Other Translations

But the voice answered me again from heaven,What God hath cleansed, that call not thou common.
But the voice answered a second time from heaven, 'What God has made clean, do not call common.'
“But the voice from heaven spoke again: ‘Do not call something unclean if God has made it clean.’

What does Acts 11:9 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Acts 11:9

But the voice answered me again from heaven
From whence the former voice came, and was the voice of the Lord, or of an angel of the Lord, and which answered him again, or

a second time;
not that it said to him a second time kill and eat, but what follows;

what God hath cleansed, that call not thou common;
that is, had declared to be clean and fit for use, and did not defile, and could not defile the man into whose mouth it entered, and therefore ought not to be pronounced unclean, and of a defiling nature; this Jesus Christ did, who is God over all blessed for ever, and by whose death an end was put to the ceremonial law, and the distinctions of meats by it; ( Matthew 15:11 ) ( Romans 14:14 ) .

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