Acts 10:29

“Therefore came I unto you without gainsaying, as soon as I was sent for: I ask therefore for what intent ye have sent for me?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Therfore came I vnto you without gainesaying, as soone as I was sent for. I aske therefore, for what intent ye haue sent for me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"That is why I came without even raising any objection when I was sent for. So I ask for what reason you have sent for me."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

wherefore also I came without gainsaying, when I was sent for. I ask therefore with what intent ye sent for me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And so I came without question, when I was sent for. What then is your purpose in sending for me?
- Basic English Bible

Wherefore also, having been sent for, I came without saying anything against it. I inquire therefore for what reason ye have sent for me.
- Darby Bible

Therefore I came to you without gainsaying, as soon as I was sent for: I ask therefore for what intent ye have sent for me?
- Webster's Bible

So for this reason, when sent for, I came without raising any objection. I therefore ask why you sent for me."
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore also I came without complaint when I was sent for. I ask therefore, why did you send for me?"
- World English Bible

For which thing Y cam, whanne Y was clepid, with out douting. Therfor Y axe you, for what cause han ye clepid me?
- Wycliffe Bible

therefore also without gainsaying I came, having been sent for; I ask, therefore, for what matter ye did send for me?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 10:29


10:29 I ask for what intent ye have sent for me? - St. Peter knew this already. But he puts Cornelius on telling the story, both that the rest might be informed, and Cornelius himself more impressed by the narration: the repetition of which, even as we read it, gives a new dignity and spirit to Peter's succeeding discourse,


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