Acts 28:29


New American Standard Bible
When he had spoken these words, the Jews departed, having a great dispute among themselves.

King James Bible
And when he had said these words, the Jews departed, and had great reasoning among themselves.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
After he said these things, the Jews departed, while engaging in a prolonged debate among themselves.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when he had said these things, the Jews went forth and many were debating among themselves.

New American Standard 1977
[And when he had spoken these words, the Jews departed, having a great dispute among themselves.]

Jubilee Bible 2000
And when he had said these words, the Jews departed and had a great dispute among themselves.

King James 2000 Bible
And when he had said these words, the Jews departed, and had much dispute among themselves.

American King James Version
And when he had said these words, the Jews departed, and had great reasoning among themselves.

American Standard Version
And when he had said these words, the Jews departed, having much disputing among themselves.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when he had said these things, the Jews went out from him, having much reasoning among themselves.

Darby Bible Translation
[And he having said this, the Jews went away, having great reasoning among themselves.]

English Revised Version


Webster's Bible Translation
And when he had said these words, the Jews departed, and had great reasoning among themselves.

Weymouth New Testament


World English Bible
When he had said these words, the Jews departed, having a great dispute among themselves.

Young's Literal Translation
and he having said these things, the Jews went away, having much disputation among themselves;
Study Bible
Paul Preaches at Rome
And he having said these things, the Jews went away, having much reasoning among themselves.
Cross References
Acts 28:28
Be advised, therefore, that God's salvation has been sent to the Gentiles, and they will listen!"

Acts 28:30
Paul stayed there two full years in his own rented house, welcoming all who came to visit him.

Treasury of Scripture

And when he had said these words, the Jews departed, and had great reasoning among themselves.

great reasoning.

Acts 28:25
And when they agreed not among themselves, they departed, after that Paul had spoken one word, Well spake the Holy Ghost by Esaias the prophet unto our fathers,

Matthew 10:34-36
Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword…

Luke 12:51
Suppose ye that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, Nay; but rather division:







Lexicon
And
Καὶ (Kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

he
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 847: He, she, it, they, them, same.

having said
εἰπόντος (eipontos)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command.

these things,
ταῦτα (tauta)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3778: This; he, she, it.

the
οἱ (hoi)
Article - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3739: The, the definite article.

Jews
Ἰουδαῖοι (Ioudaioi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 2453: Jewish.

went away,
ἀπῆλθον (apēlthon)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 565: To come or go away from, depart, return, arrive, go after, follow.

having
ἔχοντες (echontes)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 2192: To have, hold, possess.

much
πολλὴν (pollēn)
Adjective - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 4183: Much, many; often.

reasoning
συζήτησιν (syzētēsin)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 4803: Mutual questioning, disputation.

among
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among.

themselves.
ἑαυτοῖς (heautois)
Reflexive Pronoun - Dative Masculine 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1438: Himself, herself, itself.
(29) And when he had said these words . . .--The whole verse is wanting in many of the earliest MSS. and versions. It may have been inserted, either by a transcriber, or by the historian himself in a revised copy in order to avoid the apparent abruptness of the transition from Acts 28:28-30. As far as it goes it confirms the statement of Acts 28:24-25, that some of those who had listened were converted.

Verse 29 (A.V.). - This verse is entirely wanting in the R.T. and R.V. It is omitted in many good manuscripts and versions. It is condemned by Grotius, Mill, Tischendorf, Lachmann, and others; but is not absolutely rejected by Meyer, Alford, Plumptre, and others. Great reasoning (πολλὴν συζήτησιν see Acts 15:2, 7; and Luke 22:23; Luke 24:15; Acts 6:9; Acts 9:29). The phrase is in St. Luke's style, and the statement seems necessary to complete the narrative. 28:23-31 Paul persuaded the Jews concerning Jesus. Some were wrought upon by the word, and others hardened; some received the light, and others shut their eyes against it. And the same has always been the effect of the gospel. Paul parted with them, observing that the Holy Ghost had well described their state. Let all that hear the gospel, and do not heed it, tremble at their doom; for who shall heal them, if God does not? The Jews had afterwards much reasoning among themselves. Many have great reasoning, who do not reason aright. They find fault with one another's opinions, yet will not yield to truth. Nor will men's reasoning among themselves convince them, without the grace of God to open their understandings. While we mourn on account of such despisers, we should rejoice that the salvation of God is sent to others, who will receive it; and if we are of that number, we should be thankful to Him who hath made us to differ. The apostle kept to his principle, to know and preach nothing but Christ and him crucified. Christians, when tempted from their main business, should bring themselves back with this question, What does this concern the Lord Jesus? What tendency has it to bring us to him, and to keep us walking in him? The apostle preached not himself, but Christ, and he was not ashamed of the gospel of Christ. Though Paul was placed in a very narrow opportunity for being useful, he was not disturbed in it. Though it was not a wide door that was opened to him, yet no man was suffered to shut it; and to many it was an effectual door, so that there were saints even in Nero's household, Php 4:22. We learn also from Php 1:13, how God overruled Paul's imprisonment for the furtherance of the gospel. And not the residents at Rome only, but all the church of Christ, to the present day, and in the most remote corner of the globe, have abundant reason to bless God, that during the most mature period of his Christian life and experience, he was detained a prisoner. It was from his prison, probably chained hand to hand to the soldier who kept him, that the apostle wrote the epistles to the Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Hebrews; epistles showing, perhaps more than any others, the Christian love with which his heart overflowed, and the Christian experience with which his soul was filled. The believer of the present time may have less of triumph, and less of heavenly joy, than the apostle, but every follower of the same Saviour, is equally sure of safety and peace at the last. Let us seek to live more and more in the love of the Saviour; to labour to glorify Him by every action of our lives; and we shall assuredly, by his strength, be among the number of those who now overcome our enemies; and by his free grace and mercy, be hereafter among the blessed company who shall sit with Him upon his throne, even as He also has overcome, and is sitting on his Father's throne, at God's right hand for evermore.
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