The Council at Jerusalem

15 (A)Some men came down from Judea and began teaching (B)the brethren, “Unless you are (C)circumcised according to (D)the custom of Moses, you cannot be saved.” And when Paul and Barnabas had [a]great dissension and (E)debate with them, (F)the brethren determined that Paul and Barnabas and some others of them should go up to Jerusalem to the (G)apostles and elders concerning this issue.

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  1. Acts 15:2 Lit not a little

19 Therefore it is (A)my judgment that we do not trouble those who are turning to God from among the Gentiles, 20 but that we write to them that they abstain from [a](B)things contaminated by idols and from (C)fornication and from (D)what is strangled and from blood. 21 For (E)Moses from ancient generations has in every city those who preach him, since [b]he is read in the synagogues every Sabbath.”

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 15:20 Lit the pollutions of
  2. Acts 15:21 I.e. the books of Moses, Gen through Deut