Acts 18:13

“Saying, This fellow persuadeth men to worship God contrary to the law.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Acts 18:13

Saying, This fellow perswadeth men to worship God contrary to the Law.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

saying, "This man persuades men to worship God contrary to the law."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

saying, This man persuadeth men to worship God contrary to the law.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Saying, This man is teaching the people to give worship to God in a way which is against the law.
- Basic English Bible

saying, This [man] persuades men to worship God contrary to the law.
- Darby Bible

Saying, This man persuadeth men to worship God contrary to the law.
- Webster's Bible

This man, they said, "is inducing people to offer unlawful worship to God."
- Weymouth Bible

saying, "This man persuades men to worship God contrary to the law."
- World English Bible

and seiden, Ayens the lawe this counselith men to worschipe God.
- Wycliffe Bible

saying -- `Against the law this one doth persuade men to worship God;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Acts 18:13

Wesley's Notes for Acts 18:13


18:11 He continued there a year and six months - A long time! But how few souls are now gained in a longer time than this? Who is in the fault? Generally both teachers and hearers.

18:12 When Gallio was proconsul of Achaia - Of which Corinth was the chief city. This Gallio, the brother of the famous Seneca, is much commended both by him and by other writers, for the sweetness and generosity of his temper, and easiness of his behaviour. Yet one thing he lacked! But he knew it not and had no concern about it.

18:15 But if it be - He speaks with the utmost coolness and contempt, a question of names - The names of the heathen gods were fables and shadows. But the question concerning the name of Jesus is of more importance than all things else under heaven. Yet there is this singularity (among a thousand others) in the Christian religion, that human reason, curious as it is in all other things, abhors to inquire into it.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 18:13


Ac 18:13 This [fellow] persuadeth . . . contrary to the law. Their charge was that Paul sought to persuade men to worship contrary to the Roman law; that is, he preached a new and unlawful religion. Besides the state religion, Rome recognized various others, among them Judaism. These Jews attempted to show that Paul's gospel was not Judaism.

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