Acts 11:9
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.'

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

New King James Version
But the voice answered me again from heaven, ‘What God has cleansed you must not call common.’

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

NASB 1995
“But a voice from heaven answered a second time, ‘What God has cleansed, no longer consider unholy.’

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

Amplified Bible
But the voice from heaven answered a second time, ‘What God has cleansed and pronounced clean, no longer consider common (unholy).’

Christian Standard Bible
But a voice answered from heaven a second time, ‘What God has made clean, you must not call impure.’

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

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

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

Contemporary English Version
The voice from heaven spoke to me again, "When God says that something can be used for food, don't say it isn't fit to eat."

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

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

Good News Translation
The voice spoke again from heaven, 'Do not consider anything unclean that God has declared clean.'

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.'

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

Literal Standard Version
and a voice answered me a second time out of Heaven, What God cleansed, you do not declare common.

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.'

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.

Additional Translations ...
Context
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 the 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 unto them, Ye know how that it is an unlawful thing for a man that is a Jew to keep company, or come unto one of another nation; but God hath shewed me that I should not call any man common or unclean…

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.









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.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
But
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

the voice
φωνὴ (phōnē)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's 5456: Probably akin to phaino through the idea of disclosure; a tone; by implication, an address, saying or language.

spoke
Ἀπεκρίθη (Apekrithē)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 611: From apo and krino; to conclude for oneself, i.e. to respond; by Hebraism to begin to speak.

from
ἐκ (ek)
Preposition
Strong's 1537: From out, out from among, from, suggesting from the interior outwards. A primary preposition denoting origin, from, out.

heaven
οὐρανοῦ (ouranou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 3772: Perhaps from the same as oros; the sky; by extension, heaven; by implication, happiness, power, eternity; specially, the Gospel.

a second [time],
δευτέρου (deuterou)
Adjective - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's 1208: Second; with the article: in the second place, for the second time. As the compare of duo; second.

‘Do not call anything impure
κοίνου (koinou)
Verb - Present Imperative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 2840: To make unclean, pollute, desecrate, mid: I regard (treat) as unclean. From koinos; to make profane.

that
(Ha)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's 3739: Who, which, what, that.

God
Θεὸς (Theos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.

has made clean.’
ἐκαθάρισεν (ekatharisen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2511: To cleanse, make clean, literally, ceremonially, or spiritually, according to context. From katharos; to cleanse.


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