Acts 10:42

“And he commanded us to preach unto the people, and to testify that it is he which was ordained of God to be the Judge of quick and dead.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he commanded vs to preach vnto the people, and to testifie that it is he which was ordeined of God to be the Iudge of quicke and dead.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And He ordered us to preach to the people, and solemnly to testify that this is the One who has been appointed by God as Judge of the living and the dead.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he charged us to preach unto the people, and to testify that this is he who is ordained of God `to be' the Judge of the living and the dead.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he gave us orders to give news of this to the people, and to give public witness that this is he whom God has made judge of the living and the dead.
- Basic English Bible

And he commanded us to preach to the people, and to testify that *he* it is who was determinately appointed of God [to be] judge of living and dead.
- Darby Bible

And he commanded us to preach to the people, and to testify that it is he who was ordained by God to be the Judge of the living and the dead.
- Webster's Bible

And He has commanded us to preach to the people and solemnly declare that this is He who has been appointed by God to be the Judge of the living and the dead.
- Weymouth Bible

He commanded us to preach to the people and to testify that this is he who is appointed by God as the Judge of the living and the dead.
- World English Bible

And he comaundide to vs to preche to the puple, and to witnesse, that he it is, that is ordeyned of God domesman of the quyk and of deede.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he commanded us to preach to the people, and to testify fully that it is he who hath been ordained by God judge of living and dead --
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 10:42


10:42 It is he who is ordained by God the Judge of the living and the dead - Of all men, whether they are alive at his coming, or had died before it. This was declaring to them, in the strongest terms, how entirely their happiness depended on a timely and humble subjection to him who was to be their final Judge.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 10:42


Ac 10:42 He commanded us to preach unto the people. In the Great Commission (Mt 28:18-20 Mr 16:14-18).

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