Paul wanted to have him go on with him. And he (A)took him and circumcised him because of the Jews who were in that region, for they all knew that his father was Greek.

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23 Therefore do what we tell you: We have four men who have taken a vow. 24 Take them and be purified with them, and pay their expenses so that they may (A)shave their heads, and that all may know that those things of which they were informed concerning you are nothing, but that you yourself also walk orderly and keep the law. 25 But concerning the Gentiles who believe, (B)we have written and decided [a]that they should observe no such thing, except that they should keep themselves from things offered to idols, from blood, from things strangled, and from [b]sexual immorality.”

Arrested in the Temple

26 Then Paul took the men, and the next day, having been purified with them, (C)entered the temple (D)to announce the [c]expiration of the days of purification, at which time an offering should be made for each one of them.

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 21:25 NU omits that they should observe no such thing, except
  2. Acts 21:25 fornication
  3. Acts 21:26 completion

14 if by any means I may provoke to jealousy those who are my flesh and (A)save some of them.

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