Acts 26:17-18

17 I will rescue you from your own people and from the Gentiles. I am sending you to them
18 to open their eyes and turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a place among those who are sanctified by faith in me.’

Acts 26:17 in Other Translations

KJV
17 Delivering thee from the people, and from the Gentiles, unto whom now I send thee,
ESV
17 elivering you from your people and from the Gentiles--to whom I am sending you
NLT
17 And I will rescue you from both your own people and the Gentiles. Yes, I am sending you to the Gentiles
MSG
17 "'I'm sending you off
CSB
17 I will rescue you from the people and from the Gentiles, to whom I now send you,

Acts 26:17-18 In-Context

15 “Then I asked, ‘Who are you, Lord?’ “ ‘I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting,’ the Lord replied.
16 ‘Now get up and stand on your feet. I have appeared to you to appoint you as a servant and as a witness of what you have seen and will see of me.
17 I will rescue you from your own people and from the Gentiles. I am sending you to them
18 to open their eyes and turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a place among those who are sanctified by faith in me.’
19 “So then, King Agrippa, I was not disobedient to the vision from heaven.
20 First to those in Damascus, then to those in Jerusalem and in all Judea, and then to the Gentiles, I preached that they should repent and turn to God and demonstrate their repentance by their deeds.

Cross References 6

  • 1. Jeremiah 1:8,19
  • 2. S Acts 9:15; S Acts 13:46
  • 3. Isaiah 35:5
  • 4. Psalms 18:28; Isaiah 42:7,16; Ephesians 5:8; Colossians 1:13; 1 Peter 2:9
  • 5. Luke 24:47; Acts 2:38
  • 6. S Acts 20:21,32
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