Acts 18:15
New International Version
But since it involves questions about words and names and your own law--settle the matter yourselves. I will not be a judge of such things."

New Living Translation
But since it is merely a question of words and names and your Jewish law, take care of it yourselves. I refuse to judge such matters."

English Standard Version
But since it is a matter of questions about words and names and your own law, see to it yourselves. I refuse to be a judge of these things.”

Berean Study Bible
But since it is a dispute about words and names and your own law, settle it yourselves. I refuse to be a judge of such things.”

Berean Literal Bible
But if it is a question about a word, and names, and in reference to your law, you will see to it yourselves. I resolve not to be a judge of these things."

New American Standard Bible
but if there are questions about words and names and your own law, look after it yourselves; I am unwilling to be a judge of these matters."

King James Bible
But if it be a question of words and names, and of your law, look ye to it; for I will be no judge of such matters.

Christian Standard Bible
But if these are questions about words, names, and your own law, see to it yourselves. I refuse to be a judge of such things."

Contemporary English Version
But since this concerns only words, names, and your own law, you will have to take care of it yourselves. I refuse to judge such matters."

Good News Translation
But since it is an argument about words and names and your own law, you yourselves must settle it. I will not be the judge of such things!"

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But if these are questions about words, names, and your own law, see to it yourselves. I don't want to be a judge of such things."

International Standard Version
But since it is a question about words, names, and your own Law, you will have to take care of that yourselves. I refuse to be a judge in these matters."

NET Bible
but since it concerns points of disagreement about words and names and your own law, settle it yourselves. I will not be a judge of these things!"

New Heart English Bible
but if they are questions about words and names and your own law, look to it yourselves. For I do not want to be a judge of these matters."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But if the charges are about a discourse or about names or about your law, you know among yourselves that I do not want to be judge of these matters.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But since you're disputing words, names, and your own teachings, you'll have to take care of that yourselves. I don't want to be a judge who gets involved in those things."

New American Standard 1977
but if there are questions about words and names and your own law, look after it yourselves; I am unwilling to be a judge of these matters.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
but if it is a question of words and names and of your law, look ye to it, for I will be no judge of such matters.

King James 2000 Bible
But if it be a question of words and names, and of your law, look you to it; for I will be no judge of such matters.

American King James Version
But if it be a question of words and names, and of your law, look you to it; for I will be no judge of such matters.

American Standard Version
but if they are questions about words and names and your own law, look to it yourselves; I am not minded to be a judge of these matters.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But if they be questions of word and names, and of your law, look you to it: I will not be judge of such things.

Darby Bible Translation
but if it be questions about words, and names, and the law that ye have, see to it yourselves; [for] I do not intend to be judge of these things.

English Revised Version
but if they are questions about words and names and your own law, look to it yourselves; I am not minded to be a judge of these matters.

Webster's Bible Translation
But if it is a question of words and names, and of your law, look ye to it: for I will be no judge of such matters.

Weymouth New Testament
But since these are questions about words and names and your Law, you yourselves must see to them. I refuse to be a judge in such matters."

World English Bible
but if they are questions about words and names and your own law, look to it yourselves. For I don't want to be a judge of these matters."

Young's Literal Translation
but if it is a question concerning words and names, and of your law, look ye yourselves to it, for a judge of these things I do not wish to be,'
Study Bible
Paul Before Gallio
14But just as Paul was about to speak, Gallio told the Jews, “If this matter involved a wrongdoing or vicious crime, O Jews, it would be reasonable for me to hear your complaint. 15But since it is a dispute about words and names and your own law, settle it yourselves. I refuse to be a judge of such things.” 16And he drove them away from the judgment seat.…
Cross References
Acts 18:13
"This man is persuading the people to worship God in ways contrary to the Law," they said.

Acts 23:29
I found that the accusation involved questions about their own Law, but there was no charge worthy of death or imprisonment.

Acts 25:19
They only had some contentions with him regarding their own religion and a certain Jesus who had died, but whom Paul affirmed to be alive.

1 Timothy 6:4
he is conceited and understands nothing. Instead, he has an unhealthy interest in controversies and semantics, out of which come envy, strife, abusive talk, evil suspicions,

Treasury of Scripture

But if it be a question of words and names, and of your law, look you to it; for I will be no judge of such matters.

a question.

Acts 23:29
Whom I perceived to be accused of questions of their law, but to have nothing laid to his charge worthy of death or of bonds.

Acts 25:11,19
For if I be an offender, or have committed any thing worthy of death, I refuse not to die: but if there be none of these things whereof these accuse me, no man may deliver me unto them. I appeal unto Caesar…

Acts 26:3
Especially because I know thee to be expert in all customs and questions which are among the Jews: wherefore I beseech thee to hear me patiently.

look.

Matthew 27:4,24
Saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? see thou to that

for.

Acts 24:6-8
Who also hath gone about to profane the temple: whom we took, and would have judged according to our law…

John 18:31
Then said Pilate unto them, Take ye him, and judge him according to your law. The Jews therefore said unto him, It is not lawful for us to put any man to death:







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

since
εἰ (ei)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1487: If. A primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.

it is
ἐστιν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

a dispute
ζητήματά (zētēmata)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 2213: A question, subject of inquiry, dispute. From zeteo; a search, i.e. a debate.

about
περὶ (peri)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 4012: From the base of peran; properly, through, i.e. Around; figuratively with respect to; used in various applications, of place, cause or time.

words
λόγου (logou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3056: From lego; something said; by implication, a topic, also reasoning or motive; by extension, a computation; specially, the Divine Expression.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

names
ὀνομάτων (onomatōn)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3686: Name, character, fame, reputation. From a presumed derivative of the base of ginosko; a 'name'.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

your own
ὑμᾶς (hymas)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

law,
νόμου (nomou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3551: From a primary nemo; law, genitive case, specially, (including the volume); also of the Gospel), or figuratively.

settle [it]
ὄψεσθε (opsesthe)
Verb - Future Indicative Middle - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 3708: Properly, to stare at, i.e. to discern clearly; by extension, to attend to; by Hebraism, to experience; passively, to appear.

yourselves.
αὐτοί (autoi)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative Masculine 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

I
ἐγὼ (egō)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

refuse
βούλομαι (boulomai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1014: To will, intend, desire, wish. Middle voice of a primary verb; to 'will, ' i.e. be willing.

to be
εἶναι (einai)
Verb - Present Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

a judge
κριτὴς (kritēs)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2923: A judge, magistrate, ruler. From krino; a judge.

of such things.”
τούτων (toutōn)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Genitive Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3778: This; he, she, it.
(15) But if it be a question of words and names, and of your law.--The second noun is in the singular number in the Greek. St. Paul was known as a speaker, one who preached the word of God, and with that, as distinct from acts, Gallio had nothing to do. The "names" were those which he had probably heard of at Rome, even before he came to Corinth. (See Note on Acts 18:2.) Was a teacher whom both parties spoke of as Jesus the Nazarene entitled also to bear the name of Christos? In the emphasis laid on "your law" (literally, the law which affects you), the judge intimates that he sees through their appeal to law. It is Jewish, and not Roman law, which they are seeking to vindicate, and he will not make himself, as Pilate, after a weak protest (John 18:3), had done (Gallio may well have known the history), the executioner of an alien code. With a strong emphasis on the pronoun, he ends with, "I, for my part, have no wish to be a judge of these things."

Verse 15. - They are questions about for it be a question of, A.V. and T.R.; your own for of your, A.V., an unnecessary change; look to it yourselves for look ye to it, A.V.; I am not minded to be a for for I will be no, A.V. and T.R.; these for such, A.V. 18:12-17 Paul was about to show that he did not teach men to worship God contrary to law; but the judge would not allow the Jews to complain to him of what was not within his office. It was right in Gallio that he left the Jews to themselves in matters relating to their religion, but yet would not let them, under pretence of that, persecute another. But it was wrong to speak slightly of a law and religion which he might have known to be of God, and which he ought to have acquainted himself with. In what way God is to be worshipped, whether Jesus be the Messiah, and whether the gospel be a Divine revelation, are not questions of words and names, they are questions of vast importance. Gallio spoke as if he boasted of his ignorance of the Scriptures, as if the law of God was beneath his notice. Gallio cared for none of these things. If he cared not for the affronts of bad men, it was commendable; but if he concerned not himself for the abuses done to good men, his indifference was carried too far. And those who see and hear of the sufferings of God's people, and have no feeling with them, or care for them, who do not pity and pray for them, are of the same spirit as Gallio, who cared for none of these things.
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