Acts 3:18
New International Version
But this is how God fulfilled what he had foretold through all the prophets, saying that his Messiah would suffer.

New Living Translation
But God was fulfilling what all the prophets had foretold about the Messiah—that he must suffer these things.

English Standard Version
But what God foretold by the mouth of all the prophets, that his Christ would suffer, he thus fulfilled.

Berean Study Bible
But in this way God has fulfilled what He foretold through all the prophets, saying that His Christ would suffer.

Berean Literal Bible
But what God foretold by the mouth of all the prophets, that His Christ should suffer, He has thus fulfilled.

King James Bible
But those things, which God before had shewed by the mouth of all his prophets, that Christ should suffer, he hath so fulfilled.

New King James Version
But those things which God foretold by the mouth of all His prophets, that the Christ would suffer, He has thus fulfilled.

New American Standard Bible
But the things which God previously announced by the mouths of all the prophets, that His Christ would suffer, He has fulfilled in this way.

NASB 1995
“But the things which God announced beforehand by the mouth of all the prophets, that His Christ would suffer, He has thus fulfilled.

NASB 1977
“But the things which God announced beforehand by the mouth of all the prophets, that His Christ should suffer, He has thus fulfilled.

Amplified Bible
And so God has fulfilled what He foretold by the mouth of all the prophets, that His Christ (Messiah, Anointed) would suffer.

Christian Standard Bible
In this way God fulfilled what he had predicted through all the prophets—that his Messiah would suffer.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But what God predicted through the mouth of all the prophets—that His Messiah would suffer—He has fulfilled in this way.

American Standard Version
But the things which God foreshowed by the mouth of all the prophets, that his Christ should suffer, he thus fulfilled.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“And God has thus fulfilled the thing which before was preached by the mouth of all The Prophets, that his Messiah would suffer.”

Contemporary English Version
But God had his prophets tell that his Messiah would suffer, and now he has kept this promise.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But those things which God before had shewed by the mouth of all the prophets, that his Christ should suffer, he hath so fulfilled.

English Revised Version
But the things which God foreshewed by the mouth of all the prophets, that his Christ should suffer, he thus fulfilled.

Good News Translation
God announced long ago through all the prophets that his Messiah had to suffer; and he made it come true in this way.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But in this way God made the sufferings of his Messiah come true. God had predicted these sufferings through all the prophets.

International Standard Version
This is how God fulfilled what he had predicted through the voice of all the prophets—that his Messiah would suffer.

Literal Standard Version
and God, what things He had declared before through the mouth of all His prophets, that the Christ should suffer, He thus fulfilled;

NET Bible
But the things God foretold long ago through all the prophets--that his Christ would suffer--he has fulfilled in this way.

New Heart English Bible
But the things which God announced by the mouth of all his prophets, that the Christ should suffer, he thus fulfilled.

Weymouth New Testament
But in this way God has fulfilled the declarations He made through all the Prophets, that His Christ would suffer.

World English Bible
But the things which God announced by the mouth of all his prophets, that Christ should suffer, he thus fulfilled.

Young's Literal Translation
and God, what things before He had declared through the mouth of all His prophets, that the Christ should suffer, He did thus fulfil;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Peter Speaks in Solomon's Colonnade
17And now, brothers, I know that you acted in ignorance, as did your leaders. 18But in this way God has fulfilled what He foretold through all the prophets, saying that His Christ would suffer. 19Repent, then, and turn back, so that your sins may be wiped away,…

Cross References
Luke 24:27
And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, He explained to them what was written in all the Scriptures about Himself.

Acts 2:23
He was delivered up by God's set plan and foreknowledge, and you, by the hands of the lawless, put Him to death by nailing Him to the cross.

Acts 10:43
All the prophets testify about Him that everyone who believes in Him receives forgiveness of sins through His name."

Acts 17:3
explaining and proving that the Christ had to suffer and rise from the dead. "This Jesus I am proclaiming to you is the Christ," he declared.

Acts 26:23
that the Christ would suffer, and as the first to rise from the dead, would proclaim light to our people and to the Gentiles."

2 Peter 1:21
For no such prophecy was ever brought forth by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.


Treasury of Scripture

But those things, which God before had showed by the mouth of all his prophets, that Christ should suffer, he has so fulfilled.

those.

Acts 17:2,3
And Paul, as his manner was, went in unto them, and three sabbath days reasoned with them out of the scriptures, …

Acts 26:22,23
Having therefore obtained help of God, I continue unto this day, witnessing both to small and great, saying none other things than those which the prophets and Moses did say should come: …

Acts 28:23
And when they had appointed him a day, there came many to him into his lodging; to whom he expounded and testified the kingdom of God, persuading them concerning Jesus, both out of the law of Moses, and out of the prophets, from morning till evening.

all.

Genesis 3:15
And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.

Psalm 22:1-30
To the chief Musician upon Aijeleth Shahar, A Psalm of David. My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? why art thou so far from helping me, and from the words of my roaring? …

Psalm 69:1-36
To the chief Musician upon Shoshannim, A Psalm of David. Save me, O God; for the waters are come in unto my soul…









(18) Those things, which God before had shewed.--As in Acts 1:16; Acts 2:23, we have again an echo of the method of prophetic interpretation which the Apostles had learnt from their Lord.

Verse 18. - The things for those things, A.V.; foreshowed or before had showed, A.V.; the prophets for his prophets, A.V. and T.R.; his Christ for Christ, A.V. and T.R.; he thus fulfilled for he hath so fulfilled, A.V. He even excuses their ignorance by showing how the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God was brought about through it (comp. Gem 45:5, and see above, Acts 1:23).

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

in this way
οὕτως (houtōs)
Adverb
Strong's 3779: Thus, so, in this manner. Or (referring to what precedes or follows).

[God] has fulfilled
ἐπλήρωσεν (eplērōsen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 4137: From pleres; to make replete, i.e. to cram, level up, or to furnish, satisfy, execute, finish, verify, etc.

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

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

foretold
προκατήγγειλεν (prokatēngeilen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 4293: To announce beforehand, promise, predict. From pro and kataggello; to anounce beforehand, i.e. Predict, promise.

through
διὰ (dia)
Preposition
Strong's 1223: A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through.

all
πάντων (pantōn)
Adjective - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

the
τῶν (tōn)
Article - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

prophets,
προφητῶν (prophētōn)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 4396: From a compound of pro and phemi; a foreteller; by analogy, an inspired speaker; by extension, a poet.

[saying that]
στόματος (stomatos)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's 4750: The mouth, speech, eloquence in speech, the point of a sword.

His
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 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.

Christ
Χριστὸν (Christon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 5547: Anointed One; the Messiah, the Christ. From chrio; Anointed One, i.e. The Messiah, an epithet of Jesus.

would suffer.
παθεῖν (pathein)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's 3958: I am acted upon in a certain way, either good or bad; I experience ill treatment, suffer.


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