Acts 11:9
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New International Version
"The voice spoke from heaven a second time, 'Do not call anything impure that God has made clean.'

New Living Translation
"But the voice from heaven spoke again: 'Do not call something unclean if God has made it clean.'

English Standard Version
But the voice answered a second time from heaven, ‘What God has made clean, do not call common.’

Berean Study Bible
But the voice spoke from heaven a second time, 'Do not call anything impure that God has made clean.'

Berean Literal Bible
But for a second time the voice answered out of heaven, 'What God has cleansed, you do not call unholy.'

New American Standard Bible
"But a voice from heaven answered a second time, 'What God has cleansed, no longer consider unholy.'

King James Bible
But the voice answered me again from heaven, What God hath cleansed, that call not thou common.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But a voice answered from heaven a second time, 'What God has made clean, you must not call common.'"

International Standard Version
Then the voice from heaven answered a second time, 'You must stop calling common what God has made clean!'

NET Bible
But the voice replied a second time from heaven, 'What God has made clean, you must not consider ritually unclean!'

New Heart English Bible
But a voice answered the second time out of heaven, 'What God has cleansed, do not call unclean.'

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And again a voice said to me from Heaven: 'Whatever God has purified, you shall not make defiled.'

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"A voice spoke from heaven a second time, 'Don't say that the things which God has made clean are impure.'

New American Standard 1977
“But a voice from heaven answered a second time, ‘What God has cleansed, no longer consider unholy.’

Jubilee Bible 2000
But the voice answered me again from heaven, What God has cleansed, do not call common.

King James 2000 Bible
But the voice answered me again from heaven, What God has cleansed, that call not you common.

American King James Version
But the voice answered me again from heaven, What God has cleansed, that call not you common.

American Standard Version
But a voice answered the second time out of heaven, What God hath cleansed, make not thou common.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the voice answered again from heaven: What God hath made clean, do not thou call common.

Darby Bible Translation
And a voice answered the second time out of heaven, What God has cleansed, do not thou make common.

English Revised Version
But a voice answered the second time out of heaven, What God hath cleansed, make not thou common.

Webster's Bible Translation
But the voice answered me again from heaven, What God hath cleansed, that call not thou common.

Weymouth New Testament
"But a voice answered, speaking a second time from the sky, "'What God has purified, you must not regard as unholy.'

World English Bible
But a voice answered me the second time out of heaven, 'What God has cleansed, don't you call unclean.'

Young's Literal Translation
and a voice did answer me a second time out of the heaven, What God did cleanse, thou -- declare not thou common.
Study Bible
Peter's Report at Jerusalem
8‘No, Lord,’ I said, ‘for nothing impure or unclean has ever entered my mouth.’ 9But the voice spoke from heaven a second time, ‘Do not call anything impure’ that God has made clean. 10This happened three times, and everything was drawn back up into heaven.…
Cross References
Mark 7:19
because it does not enter his heart, but it goes into his stomach and then is eliminated." (Thus all foods are clean.)

Acts 10:15
The voice spoke to him a second time: "Do not call anything impure that God has made clean."

Acts 11:8
No, Lord,' I said, 'for nothing impure or unclean has ever entered my mouth.'

Acts 11:10
This happened three times, and everything was drawn back up into heaven.
Treasury of Scripture

But the voice answered me again from heaven, What God has cleansed, that call not you common.

What.

Acts 10:28,34,35 And he said to them, You know how that it is an unlawful thing for …

Acts 15:9 And put no difference between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith.

1 Timothy 4:5 For it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer.

Hebrews 9:13,14 For if the blood of bulls and of goats, and the ashes of an heifer …

Verse 9. - A voice answered the second time out of for the voice answered me again from, A.V. and T.R.; make for call, A.V. But the voice answered me again from heaven,.... From whence the former voice came, and was the voice of the Lord, or of an angel of the Lord, and which answered him again, or

a second time; not that it said to him a second time kill and eat, but what follows;

what God hath cleansed, that call not thou common; that is, had declared to be clean and fit for use, and did not defile, and could not defile the man into whose mouth it entered, and therefore ought not to be pronounced unclean, and of a defiling nature; this Jesus Christ did, who is God over all blessed for ever, and by whose death an end was put to the ceremonial law, and the distinctions of meats by it; Matthew 15:11. 11:1-18 The imperfect state of human nature strongly appears, when godly persons are displeased even to hear that the word of God has been received, because their own system has not been attended to. And we are too apt to despair of doing good to those who yet, when tried, prove very teachable. It is the bane and damage of the church, to shut out those from it, and from the benefit of the means of grace, who are not in every thing as we are. Peter stated the whole affair. We should at all times bear with the infirmities of our brethren; and instead of taking offence, or answering with warmth, we should explain our motives, and show the nature of our proceedings. That preaching is certainly right, with which the Holy Ghost is given. While men are very zealous for their own regulations, they should take care that they do not withstand God; and those who love the Lord will glorify him, when made sure that he has given repentance to life to any fellow-sinners. Repentance is God's gift; not only his free grace accepts it, but his mighty grace works it in us, grace takes away the heart of stone, and gives us a heart of flesh. The sacrifice of God is a broken spirit.
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