Acts 11:18

“When they heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, Then hath God also to the Gentiles granted repentance unto life.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

When they heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, Then hath God also to the Gentiles granted repentance vnto life.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When they heard this, they quieted down and glorified God, saying, "Well then, God has granted to the Gentiles also the repentance {that leads} to life."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when they heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, Then to the Gentiles also hath God granted repentance unto life.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And hearing these things they said nothing more, but gave glory to God, saying, Then to the Gentiles as to us has God given a change of heart, so that they may have life.
- Basic English Bible

And when they heard these things they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, Then indeed God has to the nations also granted repentance to life.
- Darby Bible

When they heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, Then hath God also to the Gentiles granted repentance to life.
- Webster's Bible

This statement of Peter's silenced his opponents. They extolled the goodness of God, and said, "So, then, to the Gentiles also God has given the repentance which leads to Life."
- Weymouth Bible

When they heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, "Then God has also granted to the Gentiles repentance to life!"
- World English Bible

Whanne these thingis weren herd, thei helden pees, and glorifieden God, and seiden, Therfor also to hethene men God hath youun penaunce to lijf.
- Wycliffe Bible

And they, having heard these things, were silent, and were glorifying God, saying, `Then, indeed, also to the nations did God give the reformation to life.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 11:18


11:18 They glorified God - Being thoroughly satisfied. Repentance unto life - True repentance is a change from spiritual death to spiritual life, and leads to life everlasting.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 11:18


Ac 11:18 They held their peace. Gave up the controversy. They were convinced by the account, and assured that God also to the Gentiles granted repentance unto life; i.e., had removed the barriers in the way of the Gentiles repenting and finding life through Christ.

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