Acts 20:27

“For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For I haue not shunned to declare vnto you all the counsell of God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For I did not shrink from declaring to you the whole purpose of God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For I shrank not from declaring unto you the whole counsel of God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For I have not kept back from you anything of the purpose of God.
- Basic English Bible

for I have not shrunk from announcing to you all the counsel of God.
- Darby Bible

For I have not shunned to declare to you all the counsel of God.
- Webster's Bible

For I have not shrunk from declaring to you God's whole truth.
- Weymouth Bible

for I didn't shrink from declaring to you the whole counsel of God.
- World English Bible

For Y fley not awey, that Y telde not to you al the counsel of God.
- Wycliffe Bible

for I did not keep back from declaring to you all the counsel of God.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 20:27


20:27 For I have not shunned - Otherwise if any had perished, their blood would have been on his head.


Discussion for Acts 20

  • Steve morrow
    ACTS 20:30 ALSO OF YOUR OWN SELVES SHALL MEN ARISE SPEAKING PERVERSE THINGS TO DRAW AWAY DISCIPLES AFTER THEM --- ROMANS 8:15 FOR YOU HAVE NOT RECEIVED THE SPIRIT OF BONDAGE AGAIN TO FEAR BUT YOU HAVE RECEIVED THE ---- SPIRIT OF ADOPTION --- WHEREBY WE CRY ABBA FATHER 8:16 THE SPIRIT IT SELF BEARETH WITNESS WITH OUR SPIRIT THAT WE ARE THE CHILDREN OF GOD
  • BSP
    Verses 21 and 24 show that thoroughly bearing witness was important to Paul. He viewed carrying out his preaching as more important than his life.
  • Steve morrow
    ACTS 20:32 AND NOW BRETHREN I COMMEND YOU TO GOD AND TO THE WORD OF HIS GRACE WHICH IS ABLE TO BUILD YOU UP AND TO GIVE YOU AN INHERITANCE AMONG ALL THEM WHICH ARE SANCTIFIED JOHN 17:17 SANCTIFY THEM THROUGH THY TRUTH THY WORD IS TRUTH
  • Steve morrow
    ACTS 20:24 BUT NONE OF THESE THINGS MOVE ME NEITHER COUNT I MY LIFE DEAR UNTO MYSELF SO THAT I MIGHT FINISH MY COURSE WITH JOY AND THE MINISTRY WHICH I HAVE RECEIVED OF THE LORD JESUS TO TESTIFY THE GOSPEL OF THE GRACE OF GOD JOHN 1:14 AND THE WORD WAS MADE FLESH AND DWELT AMONG US AND WE BEHELD HIS GLORY THE GLORY AS OF THE ONLY BEGOTTEN OF THE FATHER FULL OF GRACE AND TRUTH
  • Steve morrow
    ACTS 20:29 FOR I KNOW THIS THAT AFTER MY DEPARTING SHALL GRIEVOUS WOLVES ENTER IN AMONG YOU NOT SPARING THE FLOCK *****20:30 ALSO OF YOUR OWN SELVES SHALL MEN ARISE SPEAKING PERVERSE THINGS TO DRAW AWYA DISCIPLES AFTER THEM*****PHILLIPIANS 2:21 FOR ALL SEEK THEIR OWN NOT THE THINGS WHICH BE JESUS CHRISTS
  • Steve morrow
    2 Corinthians 8:12 for if there be first a willing mind it is accepted according to that a man hath and not according to that that he hath not 8:13 for I mean not that other men be eased and you burdened 8:14 BUT BY AN EQUALITY THAT NOW AT THIS TIME YOUR ABUNDANCE MAY BE A SUPPLY FOR THEIR WANT THAT THEIR ABUNDANCE ALSO MAY BE A SUPPLY FOR YOUR WANT THAT THERE MAY BE EQUALITY 1 JOHN 3:17 BUT WHOSO HATH THIS WORLDS GOOD AND SEETH HIS BROTHER HAVE NEED AND SHUTTETH UP HIS BOWELS OF COMPASSION FROM HIM HOW DWELLETH THE LOVE OF GOD IN HIM ACTS 2:44 AND ALL THAT BELIEVED WERE TOGETHER AND HAD ALL THINGS IN COMMON 2:45 AND SOLD THEIR POSSESSIONS AND GOODS AND PARTED THEM TO ALL MEN AS EVERY MAN HAD NEED

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