Acts 15:13

“And after they had held their peace, James answered, saying, Men and brethren, hearken unto me:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Acts 15:13

ΒΆ And after they had helde their peace, Iames answered, saying, Men and brethren, hearken vnto me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

After they had stopped speaking, James answered, saying, "Brethren, listen to me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And after they had held their peace, James answered, saying, Brethren, hearken unto me:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when they had come to an end, James, answering, said, My brothers, give ear to me:
- Basic English Bible

And after they had held their peace, James answered, saying, Brethren, listen to me:
- Darby Bible

And after they held their peace, James answered, saying, Men, brethren, hearken to me.
- Webster's Bible

When they had finished speaking, James said, "Brethren, listen to me.
- Weymouth Bible

After they were silent, James answered, "Brothers, listen to me.
- World English Bible

And aftir that thei helden pees, James answeride, and seide, Britheren, here ye me.
- Wycliffe Bible

and after they are silent, James answered, saying, `Men, brethren, hearken to me;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Acts 15:13

Wesley's Notes for Acts 15:13

15:11 The Lord Jesus - He does not here say our Lord; because in this solemn place he means the Lord of all, we - Jews, shall be saved even as they - Gentiles, namely, through the grace of the Lord Jesus, not by our observance of the ceremonial law.

15:12 Miracles and wonders - By which also what St. Peter had said was confirmed.

15:14 Simon hath declared - James, the apostle of the Hebrews, calls Peter by his Hebrew name. To take out of them a people for his name - That is to believe in him, to be called by his name.

15:15 To this agree - St. Peter had urged the plain fact, which St. James confirms by Scripture prophecy. The words of the prophets - One of whom is immediately cited.

People's Bible Notes for Acts 15:13

Ac 15:13 James answered, saying. For other references to James see 1Co 15:7 Ga 1:19 2:9 and the Epistle of James. He is also mentioned several times in the Gospels, and seems, before the death of Jesus, to have been an unbeliever. It is probable that the speech of Peter, followed by the account given by Paul and Barnabas, convinced him, and led to the views he now expresses.

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