Acts 15:6

6 The apostles and elders met to consider this question.

Acts 15:6 in Other Translations

6 And the apostles and elders came together for to consider of this matter.
6 The apostles and the elders were gathered together to consider this matter.
6 So the apostles and elders met together to resolve this issue.
6 The apostles and leaders called a special meeting to consider the matter.
6 Then the apostles and the elders assembled to consider this matter.

Acts 15:6 Meaning and Commentary

Acts 15:6

And the apostles and elders came together
And also the brethren, or private members of the church, even the whole church, as appears from ( Acts 15:22 Acts 15:23 ) . Whether all the apostles were here present, is not certain; Peter, James, and John were; but who else, cannot be said: these met together

for to consider of this matter;
to hear what was to be said on both sides of the question, and then to judge what advice was proper to be given to the Gentiles.

Acts 15:6 In-Context

4 When they came to Jerusalem, they were welcomed by the church and the apostles and elders, to whom they reported everything God had done through them.
5 Then some of the believers who belonged to the party of the Pharisees stood up and said, “The Gentiles must be circumcised and required to keep the law of Moses.”
6 The apostles and elders met to consider this question.
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.
8 God, who knows the heart, showed that he accepted them by giving the Holy Spirit to them, just as he did to us.
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