Acts 10:22
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New International Version
The men replied, "We have come from Cornelius the centurion. He is a righteous and God-fearing man, who is respected by all the Jewish people. A holy angel told him to ask you to come to his house so that he could hear what you have to say."

New Living Translation
They said, "We were sent by Cornelius, a Roman officer. He is a devout and God-fearing man, well respected by all the Jews. A holy angel instructed him to summon you to his house so that he can hear your message."

English Standard Version
And they said, “Cornelius, a centurion, an upright and God-fearing man, who is well spoken of by the whole Jewish nation, was directed by a holy angel to send for you to come to his house and to hear what you have to say.”

Berean Study Bible
"Cornelius the centurion has sent us," they said. "He is a righteous and God-fearing man with a good reputation among the whole Jewish nation. A holy angel instructed him to request your presence in his home, so that he could hear a message from you."

Berean Literal Bible
And they said, "Cornelius a centurion, a righteous and God fearing man--and being well testified to by the whole nation of the Jews--was divinely instructed by a holy angel to send for you to his house and to hear a message from you."

New American Standard Bible
They said, "Cornelius, a centurion, a righteous and God-fearing man well spoken of by the entire nation of the Jews, was divinely directed by a holy angel to send for you to come to his house and hear a message from you."

King James Bible
And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and one that feareth God, and of good report among all the nation of the Jews, was warned from God by an holy angel to send for thee into his house, and to hear words of thee.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They said, "Cornelius, a centurion, an upright and God-fearing man, who has a good reputation with the whole Jewish nation, was divinely directed by a holy angel to call you to his house and to hear a message from you."

International Standard Version
The men replied, "Cornelius, a centurion and an upright and God-fearing man who is respected by the whole Jewish nation, was instructed by a holy angel to send for you to come to his home to hear what you have to say."

NET Bible
They said, "Cornelius the centurion, a righteous and God-fearing man, well spoken of by the whole Jewish nation, was directed by a holy angel to summon you to his house and to hear a message from you."

New Heart English Bible
They said, "Cornelius, a centurion, a righteous man and one who fears God, and well spoken of by all the Jewish nation, was directed by a holy angel to invite you to his house, and to listen to what you say."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
They said to him, “A certain man whose name is Cornelius, a good Centurion and worshiper of God, for whom all the people of the Jews vouch, was told in a vision by a holy Angel to send and bring you to his house and hear a message from you.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The men replied, "Cornelius, a Roman army officer, sent us. He's a man who has God's approval and who respects God. Also, the Jewish people respect him. A holy angel told him to summon you to his home to hear what you have to say."

New American Standard 1977
And they said, “Cornelius, a centurion, a righteous and God-fearing man well spoken of by the entire nation of the Jews, was divinely directed by a holy angel to send for you to come to his house and hear a message from you.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man and one that fears God and of good report among all the nation of the Jews, was warned from God by a holy angel to send for thee into his house and to hear words of thee.

King James 2000 Bible
And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and one that fears God, and of good report among all the nation of the Jews, was warned from God by a holy angel to send for you to come into his house, and to hear words from you.

American King James Version
And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and one that fears God, and of good report among all the nation of the Jews, was warned from God by an holy angel to send for you into his house, and to hear words of you.

American Standard Version
And they said, Cornelius a centurion, a righteous man and one that feareth God, and well reported of by all the nation of the Jews, was warned of God by a holy angel to send for thee into his house, and to hear words from thee.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who said: Cornelius, a centurion, a just man, and one that feareth God, and having good testimony from all the nation of the Jews, received an answer of an holy angel, to send for thee into his house, and to hear words of thee.

Darby Bible Translation
And they said, Cornelius, a centurion, a righteous man, and fearing God, and borne witness to by the whole nation of the Jews, has been divinely instructed by a holy angel to send for thee to his house, and hear words from thee.

English Revised Version
And they said, Cornelius a centurion, a righteous man and one that feareth God, and well reported of by all the nation of the Jews, was warned of God by a holy angel to send for thee into his house, and to hear words from thee.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and one that feareth God, and of good report among all the nation of the Jews, was warned from God by a holy angel to send for thee into his house, and to hear words from thee.

Weymouth New Testament
Their reply was, "Cornelius, a Captain, an upright and God-fearing man, of whom the whole Jewish nation speaks well, has been divinely instructed by a holy angel to send for you to come to his house and listen to what you have to say."

World English Bible
They said, "Cornelius, a centurion, a righteous man and one who fears God, and well spoken of by all the nation of the Jews, was directed by a holy angel to invite you to his house, and to listen to what you say."

Young's Literal Translation
And they said, 'Cornelius, a centurion, a man righteous and fearing God, well testified to, also, by all the nation of the Jews, was divinely warned by a holy messenger to send for thee, to his house, and to hear sayings from thee.'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
10:19-33 When we see our call clear to any service, we should not be perplexed with doubts and scruples arising from prejudices or former ideas. Cornelius had called together his friends, to partake with him of the heavenly wisdom he expected from Peter. We should not covet to eat our spiritual morsels alone. It ought to be both given and taken as kindness and respect to our kindred and friends, to invite them to join us in religious exercises. Cornelius declared the direction God gave him to send for Peter. We are right in our aims in attending a gospel ministry, when we do it with regard to the Divine appointment requiring us to make use of that ordinance. How seldom ministers are called to speak to such companies, however small, in which it may be said that they are all present in the sight of God, to hear all things that are commanded of God! But these were ready to hear what Peter was commanded of God to say.
Study Bible
Peter Called to Caesarea
21So Peter went down to the men and said, “Here am I, the one you are looking for. Why have you come?” 22“Cornelius the centurion has sent us, they said. “He is a righteous and God-fearing man with a good reputation among the whole Jewish nation. A holy angel instructed him to request your presence in his home, so that he could hear a message from you.” 23So Peter invited them in as his guests. And the next day he got ready and went with them, accompanied by some of the brothers from Joppa.…
Cross References
Matthew 2:12
And having been warned in a dream not to return to Herod, they withdrew to their country by another route.

Mark 8:38
For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man will also be ashamed of him when He comes in His Father's glory with the holy angels."

Luke 9:26
If anyone is ashamed of Me and My words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of him when He comes in His glory and in the glory of the Father and of the holy angels.

Acts 10:2
He and all his household were devout and God-fearing. He gave generously to the people and prayed to God regularly.

Acts 10:21
So Peter went down to the men and said, "Here am I, the one you are looking for. Why have you come?"

Acts 10:30
Cornelius answered: "Four days ago, I was in my house praying at this, the ninth hour. Suddenly a man in radiant clothing stood before me

Acts 11:14
He will convey to you a message by which you and all your household will be saved.'

Acts 22:12
There a man named Ananias, a devout observer of the Law who was highly regarded by all the Jews living there,

Revelation 14:10
he too will drink the wine of God's anger, poured undiluted into the cup of His wrath. And he will be tormented in fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels and of the Lamb.
Treasury of Scripture

And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and one that fears God, and of good report among all the nation of the Jews, was warned from God by an holy angel to send for you into his house, and to hear words of you.

Cornelius.

Acts 10:1-5 There was a certain man in Caesarea called Cornelius, a centurion …

a just.

Acts 24:15 And have hope toward God, which they themselves also allow, that …

Hosea 14:9 Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? prudent, and he …

Habakkuk 2:4 Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him: but the …

Matthew 1:19 Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make …

Mark 6:20 For Herod feared John, knowing that he was a just man and an holy, …

Luke 2:25 And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; …

Luke 23:50 And, behold, there was a man named Joseph, a counselor; and he was …

Romans 1:17 For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: …

Hebrews 10:38 Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draw back, my soul …

Hebrews 12:23 To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written …

of good.

Acts 6:3 Why, brothers, look you out among you seven men of honest report, …

Acts 22:12 And one Ananias, a devout man according to the law, having a good …

Luke 7:4,5 And when they came to Jesus, they sought him instantly, saying, That …

1 Timothy 3:7 Moreover he must have a good report of them which are without; lest …

Hebrews 11:2 For by it the elders obtained a good report.

3 John 1:12 Demetrius has good report of all men, and of the truth itself: yes, …

and to.

Acts 10:6,33 He lodges with one Simon a tanner, whose house is by the sea side: …

Acts 11:14 Who shall tell you words, whereby you and all your house shall be saved.

John 5:24 Truly, truly, I say to you, He that hears my word, and believes on …

John 6:63,68 It is the spirit that vivifies; the flesh profits nothing: the words …

John 13:20 Truly, truly, I say to you, He that receives whomsoever I send receives …

John 17:8,20 For I have given to them the words which you gave me; and they have …

Romans 10:17,18 So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God…

2 Corinthians 5:18 And all things are of God, who has reconciled us to himself by Jesus …

2 Peter 3:2 That you may be mindful of the words which were spoken before by …

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