Acts 17:28
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English Standard Version
for “‘In him we live and move and have our being’; as even some of your own poets have said, “‘For we are indeed his offspring.’

King James Bible
For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring.

American Standard Version
for in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain even of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For in him we live, and move, and are; as some also of your own poets said: For we are also his offspring.

English Revised Version
for in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain even of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring.

Webster's Bible Translation
For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, for we are also his offspring.

Weymouth New Testament
For it is in closest union with Him that we live and move and have our being; as in fact some of the poets in repute among yourselves have said, 'For we are also His offspring.'

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Vincent's Word Studies

We are also his offspring

A line from Aratus, a poet of Paul's own province of Cilicia. The same sentiment, in almost the same words, occurs in the fine hymn of Cleanthes to Jove. Hence the words, "Some of your own poets."

Acts 17:28 Parallel Commentaries

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in him.

1 Samuel 25:29 Yet a man is risen to pursue you, and to seek your soul...

Job 12:10 In whose hand is the soul of every living thing, and the breath of all mankind.

Psalm 36:9 For with you is the fountain of life: in your light shall we see light.

Psalm 66:9 Which holds our soul in life, and suffers not our feet to be moved.

Luke 20:38 For he is not a God of the dead, but of the living: for all live to him.

John 5:26 For as the Father has life in himself; so has he given to the Son to have life in himself;

John 11:25 Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believes in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:

Colossians 1:17 And he is before all things, and by him all things consist.

Hebrews 1:3 Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power...

as.

Titus 1:12 One of themselves, even a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians are always liars, evil beasts, slow bellies.

we are.

Luke 3:38 Which was the son of Enos, which was the son of Seth, which was the son of Adam, which was the son of God.

Hebrews 12:9 Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence...

Cross References
Deuteronomy 30:20
loving the LORD your God, obeying his voice and holding fast to him, for he is your life and length of days, that you may dwell in the land that the LORD swore to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them."

Job 12:10
In his hand is the life of every living thing and the breath of all mankind.

Jeremiah 38:16
Then King Zedekiah swore secretly to Jeremiah, "As the LORD lives, who made our souls, I will not put you to death or deliver you into the hand of these men who seek your life."

Daniel 5:23
but you have lifted up yourself against the Lord of heaven. And the vessels of his house have been brought in before you, and you and your lords, your wives, and your concubines have drunk wine from them. And you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which do not see or hear or know, but the God in whose hand is your breath, and whose are all your ways, you have not honored.

Hebrews 2:11
For he who sanctifies and those who are sanctified all have one source. That is why he is not ashamed to call them brothers,

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