Acts 17:30-31

30 In the past God overlooked such ignorance, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent.
31 For he has set a day when he will judge the world with justice by the man he has appointed. He has given proof of this to everyone by raising him from the dead.”

Acts 17:30 in Other Translations

KJV
30 And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent:
ESV
30 The times of ignorance God overlooked, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent,
NLT
30 “God overlooked people’s ignorance about these things in earlier times, but now he commands everyone everywhere to repent of their sins and turn to him.
MSG
30 "God overlooks it as long as you don't know any better - but that time is past. The unknown is now known, and he's calling for a radical life-change.
CSB
30 "Therefore, having overlooked the times of ignorance, God now commands all people everywhere to repent,

Acts 17:30-31 In-Context

28 ‘For in him we live and move and have our being.’ As some of your own poets have said, ‘We are his offspring.’
29 “Therefore since we are God’s offspring, we should not think that the divine being is like gold or silver or stone—an image made by human design and skill.
30 In the past God overlooked such ignorance, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent.
31 For he has set a day when he will judge the world with justice by the man he has appointed. He has given proof of this to everyone by raising him from the dead.”
32 When they heard about the resurrection of the dead, some of them sneered, but others said, “We want to hear you again on this subject.”
33 At that, Paul left the Council.

Cross References 7

  • 1. Acts 14:16; Romans 3:25
  • 2. ver 23; 1 Peter 1:14
  • 3. Luke 24:47; Titus 2:11,12
  • 4. S Matthew 10:15
  • 5. Psalms 9:8; Psalms 96:13; Psalms 98:9
  • 6. S Acts 10:42
  • 7. S Acts 2:24
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