Acts 15:17

“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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

That the residue of men might seeke after the Lord, and all the Gentiles, vpon whom my Name is called, sayth the Lord, who doeth all these things.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

SO THAT THE REST OF MANKIND MAY SEEK THE LORD, AND ALL THE GENTILES WHO ARE CALLED BY MY NAME,'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

That the residue of men may seek after the Lord, And all the Gentiles, upon whom my name is called,
- American Standard Version (1901)

So that the rest of men may make search for the Lord, and all the Gentiles on whom my name is named,
- Basic English Bible

so that the residue of men may seek out the Lord, and all the nations on whom my name is invoked, saith [the] Lord, who does these things
- Darby Bible

That the residue of men may seek after the Lord, and all the Gentiles, upon whom my name is called, saith the Lord, who doeth all these things.
- Webster's Bible

In order that the rest of mankind may earnestly seek the Lord--even all the nations which are called by My name,"
- Weymouth Bible

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.
- World English Bible

that other men seke the Lord, and alle folkis on which my name is clepid to helpe; the Lord doynge this thing, seith.
- Wycliffe Bible

that the residue of men may seek after the Lord, and all the nations, upon whom My name hath been called, saith the Lord, who is doing all these things.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 15:17


15:17 The Gentiles on whom my name is called - That is, who are called by my name; who are my people.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 15:17


Ac 15:17 That the residue of men. The Gentile world. This grand prophecy of the calling of the Gentiles makes no mention of circumcision.

Discussion for Acts 15:17

  • I think that the gentiles in this verse are people from all over the World who will are called by the name of God "YHWH", they must be worldwide known by this name

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