Acts 24:17

“Now after many years I came to bring alms to my nation, and offerings.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Now after many yeeres, I came to bring almes to my nation, & offrings:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Now after several years I came to bring alms to my nation and to present offerings;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now after some years I came to bring alms to my nation, and offerings:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now after a number of years I came to give help and offerings to my nation:
- Basic English Bible

And after a lapse of many years I arrived, bringing alms to my nation, and offerings.
- Darby Bible

Now after many years, I came to bring alms to my nation, and offerings.
- Webster's Bible

Now after an interval of several years I came to bring alms to my nation, and to offer sacrifices.
- Weymouth Bible

Now after some years, I came to bring gifts for the needy to my nation, and offerings;
- World English Bible

But after many yeeris, Y cam to do almes dedis to my folc, and offryngis, and auowis;
- Wycliffe Bible

`And after many years I came, about to do kind acts to my nation, and offerings,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Acts 24:17


Ac 24:17 Now after many years I came. Here he begins his reply to the third charge, that of profaning the temple. He came to Jerusalem with the most benevolent motives, to bring alms to my own nation. These were sums of money gathered in the Gentile churches for the poor in Jerusalem. See Ro 15:25-31 1Co 16:1-4 2Co 8:9. And offerings. Such as were customary at the temple. It was while engaged in the preparations for a Nazarite offering that he was seized. He thus accounts for his presence in the temple.

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