Acts 21:20-21

20 And when they heard it, they 1glorified God. And they said to him, "You see, brother, how many thousands there are among the Jews of those who have believed. They are all 2zealous for the law,
21 and they have been told about you that you teach all 3the Jews who are among the Gentiles to forsake Moses, 4telling them 5not to circumcise their children or 6walk according to 7our customs.

Acts 21:20-21 In-Context

18 On the following day Paul went in with us to James, and all the elders were present.
19 After greeting them, he related one by one the things that God had done among the Gentiles through his ministry.
20 And when they heard it, they glorified God. And they said to him, "You see, brother, how many thousands there are among the Jews of those who have believed. They are all zealous for the law,
21 and they have been told about you that you teach all the Jews who are among the Gentiles to forsake Moses, telling them not to circumcise their children or walk according to our customs.
22 What then is to be done? They will certainly hear that you have come.
23 Do therefore what we tell you. We have four men who are under a vow;

Cross References 7

  • 1. Acts 11:18
  • 2. Acts 22:3; Romans 10:2; Galatians 1:14
  • 3. [James 1:1]
  • 4. ver. 28
  • 5. [Romans 2:28, 29; 1 Corinthians 7:19]
  • 6. [Mark 7:5; Galatians 2:14]
  • 7. Acts 6:14; Acts 15:1
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