Acts 15:20

20 but should write to them 1to abstain from 2the things polluted by idols, and from 3sexual immorality, and from 4what has been strangled, and from 5blood.

Acts 15:20 In-Context

18 known from of old.'
19 Therefore my judgment is that we should not trouble those of the Gentiles who turn to God,
20 but should write to them to abstain from the things polluted by idols, and from sexual immorality, and from what has been strangled, and from blood.
21 For from ancient generations Moses has had in every city those who proclaim him, for he is read every Sabbath in the synagogues."
22 Then it seemed good to the apostles and the elders, with the whole church, to choose men from among them and send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. They sent Judas called Barsabbas, and Silas, leading men among the brothers,

Cross References 5

  • 1. Acts 21:25
  • 2. [ver. 29; Ezekiel 4:13, 14; Daniel 1:8; Malachi 1:7, 12]
  • 3. 1 Corinthians 10:7, 8; Revelation 2:14, 20; See 1 Corinthians 6:18
  • 4. See Leviticus 3:17
  • 5. See Leviticus 3:17
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