Acts 7:25

“For he supposed his brethren would have understood how that God by his hand would deliver them: but they understood not.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For he supposed his brethren would haue vnderstood, how that God by his hand would deliuer them, but they vnderstood not.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And he supposed that his brethren understood that God was granting them deliverance through him, but they did not understand.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and he supposed that his brethren understood that God by his hand was giving them deliverance; but they understood not.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he was hoping that his brothers would see that God had sent him to be their saviour; but they did not see.
- Basic English Bible

For he thought that his brethren would understand that God by his hand was giving them deliverance. But they understood not.
- Darby Bible

For he supposed his brethren to understand that God by his hand would deliver them: but they understood not.
- Webster's Bible

He supposed his brethren to be aware that by him God was sending them deliverance; this, however, they did not understand.
- Weymouth Bible

He supposed that his brothers understood that God, by his hand, was giving them deliverance; but they didn't understand.
- World English Bible

For he gesside that his britheren schulden vndurstonde, that God schulde yyue to hem helthe bi the hoond of hym; but thei vndurstoden not.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he was supposing his brethren to understand that God through his hand doth give salvation; and they did not understand.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 7:25


7:25 They understood it not - Such was their stupidity and sloth; which made him afterward unwilling to go to them.


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