Acts 16:21

“And teach customs, which are not lawful for us to receive, neither to observe, being Romans.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Acts 16:21

And teach customes which are not lawfull for vs to receiue, neither to obserue, being Romanes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and are proclaiming customs which it is not lawful for us to accept or to observe, being Romans."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and set forth customs which it is not lawful for us to receive, or to observe, being Romans.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Teaching rules of living which it is not right for us to have or to keep, being Romans.
- Basic English Bible

and announce customs which it is not lawful for us to receive nor practise, being Romans.
- Darby Bible

And teach customs which are not lawful for us to receive, neither to observe, being Romans.
- Webster's Bible

They are Jews, and are teaching customs which we, as Romans, are not permitted to adopt or practise."
- Weymouth Bible

and set forth customs which it is not lawful for us to accept or to observe, being Romans."
- World English Bible

for thei ben Jewis, and schewen a custom, which it is not leueful to vs to resseyue, nether do, sithen we ben Romayns.
- Wycliffe Bible

and they proclaim customs that are not lawful for us to receive nor to do, being Romans.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Acts 16:21

Wesley's Notes for Acts 16:21


16:21 And teach customs which it is not lawful for us to receive - The world has received all the rules and doctrines of all the philosophers that ever were. But this is a property of Gospel truth: it has something in it peculiarly intolerable to the world.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 16:21


Ac 16:21 Teach customs . . . not lawful. According to Howson, Roman law sternly forbade one not a Jew to be circumcised. Paul and Silas did not teach this, but it was a safe charge to make, they being Jews.

Discussion for Acts 16:21



 

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