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Acts 15:19

19 “It is my judgment, therefore, that we should not make it difficult for the Gentiles who are turning to God.

Read Acts 15:19 Using Other Translations

Wherefore my sentence is, that we trouble not them, which from among the Gentiles are turned to God:
Therefore my judgment is that we should not trouble those of the Gentiles who turn to God,
“And so my judgment is that we should not make it difficult for the Gentiles who are turning to God.

What does Acts 15:19 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Acts 15:19

Wherefore my sentence is
Opinion or judgment in this case, or what he reckoned most advisable to be done; for he did not impose his sense upon the whole body, but proposed it to them:

that we trouble not them;
by obliging them to be circumcised, which would have been very afflicting and disturbing to them; not only because of the corporeal pain produced by circumcision, but because of the bondage their minds would be brought into, and they become subject to the whole law, and all its burdensome rites and ceremonies:

which from among the Gentiles are turned to God;
the one true and living God, Father, Son, and Spirit, and from idols, and the worshipping of them.

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