Acts 13:38-39

38 “Therefore, my friends, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you.
39 Through him everyone who believes is set free from every sin, a justification you were not able to obtain under the law of Moses.

Acts 13:38 in Other Translations

KJV
38 Be it known unto you therefore, men and brethren, that through this man is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins:
ESV
38 Let it be known to you therefore, brothers, that through this man forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you,
NLT
38 “Brothers, listen! We are here to proclaim that through this man Jesus there is forgiveness for your sins.
MSG
38 I want you to know, my very dear friends, that it is on account of this resurrected Jesus that the forgiveness of your sins can be promised.
CSB
38 Therefore, let it be known to you, brothers, that through this man forgiveness of sins is being proclaimed to you,

Acts 13:38-39 In-Context

36 “Now when David had served God’s purpose in his own generation, he fell asleep; he was buried with his ancestors and his body decayed.
37 But the one whom God raised from the dead did not see decay.
38 “Therefore, my friends, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you.
39 Through him everyone who believes is set free from every sin, a justification you were not able to obtain under the law of Moses.
40 Take care that what the prophets have said does not happen to you:
41 “ ‘Look, you scoffers, wonder and perish, for I am going to do something in your days that you would never believe, even if someone told you.’ ”

Cross References 3

  • 1. S Luke 24:47; Acts 2:38
  • 2. S John 3:15
  • 3. S Romans 3:28
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