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Acts 15
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  • Verse 3

    And being brought on their way by the church, they passed through Phenice and Samaria, declaring the conversion of the Gentiles: and they caused great joy unto all the brethren.

    brought
    21:5; 28:15; Romans 15:24; 1 Corinthians 16:6,11; Titus 3:13; 3 John 1:6-8
    passed
    8:14; 11:19
    declaring
    12; 14:27; 21:19,20
    they caused
    11:18; 13:48,52; Isaiah 60:4,5; 66:12-14; Luke 15:5-10,23,24,32


  • Verse 4

    And when they were come to Jerusalem, they were received of the church, and of the apostles and elders, and they declared all things that God had done with them.

    received
    18:27; 21:17; Matthew 10:40; Romans 15:7; Colossians 4:10; 2 John 1:10; 3 John 1:8-10
    all
    3,12; 14:27; 21:19; Romans 15:18; 1 Corinthians 15:10; 2 Corinthians 5:19; 6:1


  • Verse 5

    But there rose up certain of the sect of the Pharisees which believed, saying, That it was needful to circumcise them, and to command them to keep the law of Moses.

    rose up certain
    or, rose up, said they, certain. the sect.
    21:20; 26:5,6; Philippians 3:5-8
    That it
    1,24; Galatians 5:1-3


  • Verse 6

    And the apostles and elders came together for to consider of this matter.

    25; 6:2; 21:18; Proverbs 15:22; Matthew 18:20; Hebrews 13:7,17


  • Verse 7

    And when there had been much disputing, Peter rose up, and said unto them, Men and brethren, ye know how that a good while ago God made choice among us, that the Gentiles by my mouth should hear the word of the gospel, and believe.

    much
    2,39; Philippians 2:14
    ye know
    10:5,6,20,32-48; 11:12-18; Matthew 16:18,19
    God
    1:24; 9:15; 13:2; 1 Chronicles 28:4,5; John 3:27; 15:16; Galatians 2:7-9
    by my
    1:16; 3:18; 4:25; Exodus 4:12; Jeremiah 1:9; Romans 10:17,18


  • Verse 8

    And God, which knoweth the hearts, bare them witness, giving them the Holy Ghost, even as he did unto us;

    which
    1:24; 1 Samuel 16:7; 1 Kings 8:39; 1 Chronicles 28:9; 29:17; Psalms 44:21; 139:1,2; Jeremiah 11:20; 17:10; 20:12; John 2:24,25; 21:17; Hebrews 4:13; Revelation 2:23
    bare
    14:3; John 5:37; Hebrews 2:4
    giving
    2:4; 4:31; 10:44,45; 11:15-17


  • Verse 9

    And put no difference between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith.

    put
    14:1,27; Romans 3:9,22,29,30; 4:11,12; 9:24; 10:11-13; 1 Corinthians 7:18; Galatians 3:28; Galatians 5:6; Ephesians 2:14-22; 3:6; Colossians 3:11
    purifying
    10:15,28,43,44; 1 Corinthians 1:2; Hebrews 9:13,14; 1 Peter 1:22