Acts 10:29
New International Version
So when I was sent for, I came without raising any objection. May I ask why you sent for me?"

New Living Translation
So I came without objection as soon as I was sent for. Now tell me why you sent for me."

English Standard Version
So when I was sent for, I came without objection. I ask then why you sent for me.”

Berean Study Bible
So when I was invited, I came without objection. I ask, then, why have you sent for me?”

Berean Literal Bible
So also without objection I came, having been summoned. Therefore I inquire, for what reason did you summon me?"

New American Standard Bible
"That is why I came without even raising any objection when I was sent for. So I ask for what reason you have sent for me."

King James Bible
Therefore came I unto you without gainsaying, as soon as I was sent for: I ask therefore for what intent ye have sent for me?

Christian Standard Bible
That's why I came without any objection when I was sent for. So may I ask why you sent for me?"

Contemporary English Version
I agreed to come here, but I want to know why you sent for me."

Good News Translation
And so when you sent for me, I came without any objection. I ask you, then, why did you send for me?"

Holman Christian Standard Bible
That's why I came without any objection when I was sent for. So I ask: Why did you send for me?"

International Standard Version
and that is why I didn't hesitate when I was sent for. Now may I ask why you sent for me?"

NET Bible
Therefore when you sent for me, I came without any objection. Now may I ask why you sent for me?"

New Heart English Bible
Therefore also I came without complaint when I was sent for. I ask therefore, why did you send for me?"

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Because of this, I have readily come when you sent after me. However, I ask you why you have sent after me.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
That is why I didn't object to coming here when you sent for me. I want to know why you sent for me."

New American Standard 1977
“That is why I came without even raising any objection when I was sent for. And so I ask for what reason you have sent for me.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Therefore I came unto you without doubting, as soon as I was sent for; I ask therefore for what intent ye have sent for me?

King James 2000 Bible
Therefore I came unto you without questioning as soon as I was sent for: I ask therefore for what intent you have sent for me?

American King James Version
Therefore came I to you without gainsaying, as soon as I was sent for: I ask therefore for what intent you have sent for me?

American Standard Version
wherefore also I came without gainsaying, when I was sent for. I ask therefore with what intent ye sent for me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For which cause, making no doubt, I came when I was sent for. I ask, therefore, for what cause you have sent for me?

Darby Bible Translation
Wherefore also, having been sent for, I came without saying anything against it. I inquire therefore for what reason ye have sent for me.

English Revised Version
wherefore also I came without gainsaying, when I was sent for. I ask therefore with what intent ye sent for me.

Webster's Bible Translation
Therefore I came to you without gainsaying, as soon as I was sent for: I ask therefore for what intent ye have sent for me?

Weymouth New Testament
So for this reason, when sent for, I came without raising any objection. I therefore ask why you sent for me."

World English Bible
Therefore also I came without complaint when I was sent for. I ask therefore, why did you send for me?"

Young's Literal Translation
therefore also without gainsaying I came, having been sent for; I ask, therefore, for what matter ye did send for me?'
Study Bible
Peter Visits Cornelius
28He said to them, “You know how unlawful it is for a Jew to associate with a foreigner or visit him. But God has shown me that I should not call any man impure or unclean. 29So when I was invited, I came without objection. I ask, then, why have you sent for me?” 30Cornelius answered: “Four days ago, I was in my house praying at this, the ninth hour. Suddenly a man in radiant clothing stood before me…
Cross References
Acts 10:28
He said to them, "You know how unlawful it is for a Jew to associate with a foreigner or visit him. But God has shown me that I should not call any man impure or unclean.

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

Treasury of Scripture

Therefore came I to you without gainsaying, as soon as I was sent for: I ask therefore for what intent you have sent for me?

as soon.

Acts 10:19,20
While Peter thought on the vision, the Spirit said unto him, Behold, three men seek thee…

Psalm 119:60
I made haste, and delayed not to keep thy commandments.

1 Peter 3:15
But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:

I ask.

Acts 10:21
Then Peter went down to the men which were sent unto him from Cornelius; and said, Behold, I am he whom ye seek: what is the cause wherefore ye are come?







Lexicon
So
διὸ (dio)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1352: Wherefore, on which account, therefore. From dia and hos; through which thing, i.e. Consequently.

when I was invited,
μεταπεμφθείς (metapemphtheis)
Verb - Aorist Participle Passive - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3343: To send for, summon. From meta and pempo; to send from elsewhere, i.e. to summon or invite.

I came
ἦλθον (ēlthon)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2064: To come, go.

without objection.
ἀναντιρρήτως (anantirrētōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 369: Without contradiction, without hesitation, promptly. Adverb from anantirrhetos; promptly.

I ask,
πυνθάνομαι (pynthanomai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4441: To ask, inquire, ascertain by inquiry, understand.

then,
οὖν (oun)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 3767: Therefore, then. Apparently a primary word; certainly, or accordingly.

why
Τίνι (Tini)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5101: Who, which, what, why. Probably emphatic of tis; an interrogative pronoun, who, which or what.

have you sent for
μετεπέμψασθέ (metepempsasthe)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 3343: To send for, summon. From meta and pempo; to send from elsewhere, i.e. to summon or invite.

me?”
με (me)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.
Verse 29. - Wherefore also I came for therefore came I unto you, A.V.; when for as soon as, A.V.; with what for for what, A.V.; ye sent for ye have sent, A.V. 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.
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