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Verse English: World English Bible English: King James Version
1 Some men came down from Judea and taught the brothers, "Unless you are circumcised after the custom of Moses, you can't be saved." And certain men which came down from Judaea taught the brethren, and said, Except ye be circumcised after the manner of Moses, ye cannot be saved.
2 Therefore when Paul and Barnabas had no small discord and discussion with them, they appointed Paul and Barnabas, and some others of them, to go up to Jerusalem to the apostles and elders about this question. When therefore Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and disputation with them, they determined that Paul and Barnabas, and certain other of them, should go up to Jerusalem unto the apostles and elders about this question.
3 They, being sent on their way by the assembly, passed through both Phoenicia and Samaria, declaring the conversion of the Gentiles. They caused great joy to all the brothers. And being brought on their way by the church, they passed through Phenice and Samaria, declaring the conversion of the Gentiles: and they caused great joy unto all the brethren.
4 When they had come to Jerusalem, they were received by the assembly and the apostles and the elders, and they reported all things that God had done with them. And when they were come to Jerusalem, they were received of the church, and of the apostles and elders, and they declared all things that God had done with them.
5 But some of the sect of the Pharisees who believed rose up, saying, "It is necessary to circumcise them, and to command them to keep the law of Moses." But there rose up certain of the sect of the Pharisees which believed, saying, That it was needful to circumcise them, and to command them to keep the law of Moses.
6 The apostles and the elders were gathered together to see about this matter. And the apostles and elders came together for to consider of this matter.
7 When there had been much discussion, Peter rose up and said to them, "Brothers, you know that a good while ago God made a choice among you, that by my mouth the nations should hear the word of the Good News, and believe. And when there had been much disputing, Peter rose up, and said unto them, Men and brethren, ye know how that a good while ago God made choice among us, that the Gentiles by my mouth should hear the word of the gospel, and believe.
8 God, who knows the heart, testified about them, giving them the Holy Spirit, just like he did to us. And God, which knoweth the hearts, bare them witness, giving them the Holy Ghost, even as he did unto us;
9 He made no distinction between us and them, cleansing their hearts by faith. And put no difference between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith.
10 Now therefore why do you tempt God, that you should put a yoke on the neck of the disciples which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear? Now therefore why tempt ye God, to put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear?
11 But we believe that we are saved through the grace of the Lord Jesus, just as they are." But we believe that through the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ we shall be saved, even as they.
12 All the multitude kept silence, and they listened to Barnabas and Paul reporting what signs and wonders God had done among the nations through them. Then all the multitude kept silence, and gave audience to Barnabas and Paul, declaring what miracles and wonders God had wrought among the Gentiles by them.
13 After they were silent, James answered, "Brothers, listen to me. And after they had held their peace, James answered, saying, Men and brethren, hearken unto me:
14 Simeon has reported how God first visited the nations, to take out of them a people for his name. Simeon hath declared how God at the first did visit the Gentiles, to take out of them a people for his name.
15 This agrees with the words of the prophets. As it is written, And to this agree the words of the prophets; as it is written,
16 'After these things I will return. I will again build the tabernacle of David, which has fallen. I will again build its ruins. I will set it up, After this I will return, and will build again the tabernacle of David, which is fallen down; and I will build again the ruins thereof, and I will set it up:
17 That the rest of men may seek after the Lord; All the Gentiles who are called by my name, Says the Lord, who does all these things. That the residue of men might seek after the Lord, and all the Gentiles, upon whom my name is called, saith the Lord, who doeth all these things.
18 All his works are known to God from eternity.' Known unto God are all his works from the beginning of the world.
19 "Therefore my judgment is that we don't trouble those from among the Gentiles who turn to God, Wherefore my sentence is, that we trouble not them, which from among the Gentiles are turned to God:
20 but that we write to them that they abstain from the pollution of idols, from sexual immorality, from what is strangled, and from blood. But that we write unto them, that they abstain from pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from things strangled, and from blood.
21 For Moses from generations of old has in every city those who preach him, being read in the synagogues every Sabbath." For Moses of old time hath in every city them that preach him, being read in the synagogues every sabbath day.
22 Then it seemed good to the apostles and the elders, with the whole assembly, to choose men out of their company, and send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas: Judas called Barsabbas, and Silas, chief men among the brothers. Then pleased it the apostles and elders, with the whole church, to send chosen men of their own company to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas; namely, Judas surnamed Barsabas, and Silas, chief men among the brethren:
23 They wrote these things by their hand: "The apostles, the elders, and the brothers, to the brothers who are of the Gentiles in Antioch, Syria, and Cilicia: greetings. And they wrote letters by them after this manner; The apostles and elders and brethren send greeting unto the brethren which are of the Gentiles in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia:
24 Because we have heard that some who went out from us have troubled you with words, unsettling your souls, saying, 'You must be circumcised and keep the law,' to whom we gave no commandment; Forasmuch as we have heard, that certain which went out from us have troubled you with words, subverting your souls, saying, Ye must be circumcised, and keep the law: to whom we gave no such commandment:
25 it seemed good to us, having come to one accord, to choose out men and send them to you with our beloved Barnabas and Paul, It seemed good unto us, being assembled with one accord, to send chosen men unto you with our beloved Barnabas and Paul,
26 men who have risked their lives for the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Men that have hazarded their lives for the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
27 We have sent therefore Judas and Silas, who themselves will also tell you the same things by word of mouth. We have sent therefore Judas and Silas, who shall also tell you the same things by mouth.
28 For it seemed good to the Holy Spirit, and to us, to lay no greater burden on you than these necessary things: For it seemed good to the Holy Ghost, and to us, to lay upon you no greater burden than these necessary things;
29 that you abstain from things sacrificed to idols, from blood, from things strangled, and from sexual immorality, from which if you keep yourselves, it will be well with you. Farewell." That ye abstain from meats offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication: from which if ye keep yourselves, ye shall do well. Fare ye well.
30 So, when they were sent off, they came to Antioch. Having gathered the multitude together, they delivered the letter. So when they were dismissed, they came to Antioch: and when they had gathered the multitude together, they delivered the epistle:
31 When they had read it, they rejoiced over the encouragement. Which when they had read, they rejoiced for the consolation.
32 Judas and Silas, also being prophets themselves, encouraged the brothers with many words, and strengthened them. And Judas and Silas, being prophets also themselves, exhorted the brethren with many words, and confirmed them.
33 After they had spent some time there, they were sent back with greetings from the brothers to the apostles. And after they had tarried there a space, they were let go in peace from the brethren unto the apostles.
35 But Paul and Barnabas stayed in Antioch, teaching and preaching the word of the Lord, with many others also. Paul also and Barnabas continued in Antioch, teaching and preaching the word of the Lord, with many others also.
36 After some days Paul said to Barnabas, "Let's return now and visit our brothers in every city in which we proclaimed the word of the Lord, to see how they are doing." And some days after Paul said unto Barnabas, Let us go again and visit our brethren in every city where we have preached the word of the Lord, and see how they do.
37 Barnabas planned to take John, who was called Mark, with them also. And Barnabas determined to take with them John, whose surname was Mark.
38 But Paul didn't think that it was a good idea to take with them someone who had withdrawn from them in Pamphylia, and didn't go with them to do the work. But Paul thought not good to take him with them, who departed from them from Pamphylia, and went not with them to the work.
39 Then the contention grew so sharp that they separated from each other. Barnabas took Mark with him, and sailed away to Cyprus, And the contention was so sharp between them, that they departed asunder one from the other: and so Barnabas took Mark, and sailed unto Cyprus;
40 but Paul chose Silas, and went out, being commended by the brothers to the grace of God. And Paul chose Silas, and departed, being recommended by the brethren unto the grace of God.
41 He went through Syria and Cilicia, strengthening the assemblies. And he went through Syria and Cilicia, confirming the churches.
34 Notwithstanding it pleased Silas to abide there still.