Acts 6:14

14 For we have heard him say that this Jesus of Nazareth will destroy this place and change the customs Moses handed down to us.”

Acts 6:14 in Other Translations

KJV
14 For we have heard him say, that this Jesus of Nazareth shall destroy this place, and shall change the customs which Moses delivered us.
ESV
14 for we have heard him say that this Jesus of Nazareth will destroy this place and will change the customs that Moses delivered to us."
NLT
14 We have heard him say that this Jesus of Nazareth will destroy the Temple and change the customs Moses handed down to us.”
MSG
14 We even heard him say that Jesus of Nazareth would tear this place down and throw out all the customs Moses gave us."
CSB
14 For we heard him say that Jesus, this Nazarene, will destroy this place and change the customs that Moses handed down to us."

Acts 6:14 In-Context

12 So they stirred up the people and the elders and the teachers of the law. They seized Stephen and brought him before the Sanhedrin.
13 They produced false witnesses, who testified, “This fellow never stops speaking against this holy place and against the law.
14 For we have heard him say that this Jesus of Nazareth will destroy this place and change the customs Moses handed down to us.”
15 All who were sitting in the Sanhedrin looked intently at Stephen, and they saw that his face was like the face of an angel.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S John 2:19
  • 2. Acts 15:1; Acts 21:21; Acts 26:3; Acts 28:17
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