Acts 7:39

“To whom our fathers would not obey, but thrust him from them, and in their hearts turned backe againe into Egypt,”

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Other Translations

To whom our fathers would not obey, but thrust [him] from them, and in their hearts turned back again into Egypt,
- King James Version

"Our fathers were unwilling to be obedient to him, but repudiated him and in their hearts turned back to Egypt,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

to whom our fathers would not be obedient, but thrust him from them, and turned back in their hearts unto Egypt,
- American Standard Version (1901)

By whom our fathers would not be controlled; but they put him on one side, turning back in their hearts to Egypt,
- Basic English Bible

to whom our fathers would not be subject, but thrust [him] from them, and in their hearts turned back to Egypt,
- Darby Bible

Whom our fathers would not obey, but thrust him from them, and in their hearts turned back again into Egypt,
- Webster's Bible

Our forefathers, however, would not submit to him, but spurned his authority and in their hearts turned back to Egypt.
- Weymouth Bible

to whom our fathers wouldn't be obedient, but rejected him, and turned back in their hearts to Egypt,
- World English Bible

To whom oure fadris wolden not obeie, but puttiden hym awei, and weren turned awei in hertis in to Egipt,
- Wycliffe Bible

to whom our fathers did not wish to become obedient, but did thrust away, and turned back in their hearts to Egypt,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Acts 7:39


Ac 7:39-42 To whom our fathers would not obey, etc. These verses summarize the unbelief, disbelief and waywardness of Israel under Moses. The point is to show that the rejection of Christ harmonizes with their past history. See Ex 16:3 17:4 32:1-14 De 4:19.

Discussion for Acts 7

  • Brent Cairns
    Joe Montgomery. Verse 45 tells us that the Son of God, Jesus was present as Israel walked through the land of Moab, leading Joshua into the promised land. Jesus is the Captain of the Lord of Hosts and was worshipped by Joshua, prior to crossing the Jordan River and going over to the Canaanite cities of Gilgal, Jericho etc.
  • Tee Dee
    Verse 6: ...that they should bring them into bondage, and entreat them evil four hundred years.. HR 1242 115th Congress - 400 YEARS OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY COMMISSION ACT Deuteronomy 28:66: And the Lord shall bring thee into Egypt again with ships, by the way whereof I spake unto thee... Gennesis 15:13 - 14: ..and they shall afflict them four hundred years.. Time is up people.
  • Dina
    Joe Montgomery, my Spanish King James reads “Josué,” not “Jesus.” Josue translated to English is Joshua. And that makes sense because this verse is referring to Joshua taking Israel into the Promised Land. Hope this helps.
  • Joe Montgomery
    Verse 45: "Which also our fathers that came after brought in with Jesus into the possession of the Gentiles …." - I do not understand what this is saying. Will someone please explain?
  • Vanessa
    the star of Remphan, Irene is a pagan star, the Jewish state has the star of David. GB
  • ALEX
    MARK ISRAELS DESIRE TO KILL THE PROPHETS WENT BACK EVEN TO MOSES N AARON THEY HAD AARON MAKE A CALF OF GOLD AND WORSHIPPED IT AND THEY TURNED TO WORSHIP MOLOCK AND THE STAR OF THEIR GOD REMPHAN THEY WERE A MOST REBELIOUS PPL BUT MOSES STOOD IN THE GAP FOR ISRAEL AND MOSES WAS A TYPE OF CHRIST A SAVIOR FOR ALL THE WORLD BUT ALL THE SCRIPTURES ABOUT ISRAEL STONING THE PROPHETS ARE TOO NUMERIOUS.GBU

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