Acts 17:7

“Whom Jason hath received: and these all do contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, one Jesus.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Whom Iason hath receiued: and these all doe contrary to the decrees of Cesar, saying, that there is another King, one Iesus.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and Jason has welcomed them, and they all act contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, Jesus."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

whom Jason hath received: and these all act contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, `one' Jesus.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Whom Jason has taken into his house: and they are acting against the orders of Caesar, saying that there is another king, Jesus.
- Basic English Bible

whom Jason has received; and these all do contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying, that there is another king, Jesus.
- Darby Bible

Whom Jason hath received: and these all do contrary to the decrees of Cesar, saying, That there is another king, one Jesus.
- Webster's Bible

Jason has received them into his house; and they all set Caesar's authority at defiance, declaring that there is another Emperor-- one called Jesus."
- Weymouth Bible

whom Jason has received. These all act contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, Jesus!"
- World English Bible

whiche Jason resseyuede. And these alle don ayens the maundementis of the emperour, and seien, that Jhesu is anothir king.
- Wycliffe Bible

whom Jason hath received; and these all do contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying another to be king -- Jesus.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Acts 17:7


Ac 17:7 These all do contrary to the decrees of Caesar. A false charge, but the one most likely to secure the attention of the magistrates. Saying that there is another king. The Romans never called their ruler "a king", but he was so called by subject nations. The Jews said to Pilate, "We will have no king but Caesar" (Joh 19:15). The only ground for the charge against Paul was that he preached the kingdom of Christ.

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