Acts 26:19

“Whereupon, O king Agrippa, I was not disobedient unto the heavenly vision:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Whereupon, O king Agrippa, I was not disobedient vnto the heauenly vision:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"So, King Agrippa, I did not prove disobedient to the heavenly vision,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wherefore, O king Agrippa, I was not disobedient unto the heavenly vision:
- American Standard Version (1901)

So, then, King Agrippa, I did not go against the vision from heaven;
- Basic English Bible

Whereupon, king Agrippa, I was not disobedient to the heavenly vision;
- Darby Bible

Upon which O king Agrippa, I was not disobedient to the heavenly vision.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore, King Agrippa, I was not disobedient to the heavenly vision;
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore, King Agrippa, I was not disobedient to the heavenly vision,
- World English Bible

Wherfor, sir kyng Agrippa, Y was not vnbileueful to the heuenli visioun;
- Wycliffe Bible

`Whereupon, king Agrippa, I was not disobedient to the heavenly vision,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 26:19


26:19 From that time - Having received power to obey, I was not disobedient - I did obey, I used that power, #Gal 1:16|. So that even this grace whereby St Paul was influenced was not irresistible.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 26:19


Ac 26:19 I was not disobedient unto the heavenly vision. He could still have disobeyed. His will was free, but he could only act in good conscience by obeying Christ.

Discussion for Acts 26

  • Steve morrow
    acts 26:20 but showed first unto them of Damascus and at Jerusalem and throughout all the coasts of Judea and then to the gentiles that they should repent and turn to GOD and do works meet for repentance
    ACTS 5:29 THEN PETER AND THE OTHER APOSTLES ANSWERED AND SAID WE OUGHT TO OBEY GOD RATHER THAN MEN
  • Irene123
    To Joe: Festus, Felix and Agrippa were being witnessed to by God (Jesus) thru Paul. You can see this in Agrippa, v. 28. All 3 heard Paul, but Felix 'n Festus made no comment - so we don't know if they felt the same. Verse makes me sad, every time I read it. So-o-o close ............
  • Geraldine cole
    This let me see in verse 24 that we must be very careful how we deal with the world because we never no when God has us in mind to help someone else to become a Christian we are here to be a witness for the Lord Jesus Amen
  • Joe
    I believe Agrippa had the authority to release Paul. Paul had appealed to Caesar if he were going to be judged however if he were NOT going to judged, he could have been released. My point here is, I believe going to Rome was God's plan for Paul: Felix, Festus and Agrippa were just pawns.
  • BSP
    Paul saw what Jesus was telling him and he wisely made the needed changes.
  • De De
    Saul was radically changed by power that was not mere men 's ability, but in the personal experience of Jesus Christ! Great fear had to grip him, and to move him to a place of desperation. This humbled Paul to recognize his total helplessness and God 's very real and awesome power! That The Lord would still choose him knowing how he chose to destroy the Church was also great motivation for Paul to serve God in deep reverent respect of this new personal revelation of Who God Is. This is The teaching that The Lord gave us to follow! Such courage is given to us, as was Paul, to stand and "give an answer for The Hope that is within us "!Paul "loved not his life to the death ", not knowing whether that day he would live or be killed. But, he KNEW Jesus lived inside of Him, "and yet I live, yet it is not I that lives, but it is Christ giving him a new real power that far exceeds any disillusion of man to control his own life and circumstances. "To live is Christ, to die is gain ". His own faith was in Christ, alone, and in The Power of The Cross. May it be so with us!

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