Acts 10:28
Good News Translation
He said to them, "You yourselves know very well that a Jew is not allowed by his religion to visit or associate with Gentiles. But God has shown me that I must not consider any person ritually unclean or defiled.

Contemporary English Version
and Peter said to them, "You know that we Jews are not allowed to have anything to do with other people. But God has shown me that he doesn't think anyone is unclean or unfit.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said to them: you know how abominable it is for a man that is a Jew to keep company or to come unto one of another nation: but God hath shewed to me, to call no man common or unclean.

New American Bible
and said to them, “You know that it is unlawful for a Jewish man to associate with, or visit, a Gentile, but God has shown me that I should not call any person profane or unclean.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And he said to them: you know how abominable it is for a man that is a Jew to keep company or to come unto one of another nation: but God hath shewed to me, to call no man common or unclean.

that it.

Acts 11:2,3 And when Peter was come up to Jerusalem, they that were of the circumcision contended with him, . . .

Acts 22:21,22 And he said to me: Go, for unto the Gentiles afar off will I send thee. . . .

John 4:9,27 Then that Samaritan woman saith to him: How dost thou, being a Jew; ask of me to drink, who am a Samaritan woman? For the Jews do not communicate with the Samaritans. . . .

John 18:28 Then they led Jesus from Caiphas to the governor's hall. And it was morning: and they went not into the hall, that they might not be defiled, but that they might eat the pasch.

Galatians 2:12-14 For before that some came from James, he did eat with the Gentiles: but when they were come, he withdrew and separated himself, fearing them who were of the circumcision. . . .

but.

Acts 10:15,34 And the voice spoke to him again the second time: That which God hath cleansed, do not thou call common. . . .

Acts 11:9 And the voice answered again from heaven: What God hath made clean, do not thou call common.

Acts 15:8,9 And God, who knoweth the hearts, gave testimony, giving unto them the Holy Ghost, as well as to us: . . .

Isaiah 65:5 That say: Depart from me, come not near me, because thou art unclean: these shall be smoke in my anger, a fire burning all the day.

Luke 18:11 The Pharisee standing, prayed thus with himself: O God, I give thee thanks that I am not as the rest of men, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, as also is this publican.

Ephesians 3:6,7 That the Gentiles should be fellow heirs and of the same body: and copartners of his promise in Christ Jesus, by the gospel . . .

Context
Peter Visits Cornelius
27And talking with him, he went in and found many that were come together. 28And he said to them: you know how abominable it is for a man that is a Jew to keep company or to come unto one of another nation: but God hath shewed to me, to call no man common or unclean. 29For which cause, making no doubt, I came when I was sent for. I ask, therefore, for what cause you have sent for me?…
Cross References
Mark 7:2
And when they had seen some of his disciples eat bread with common, that is, with unwashed hands, they found fault.

John 4:9
Then that Samaritan woman saith to him: How dost thou, being a Jew; ask of me to drink, who am a Samaritan woman? For the Jews do not communicate with the Samaritans.

John 18:28
Then they led Jesus from Caiphas to the governor's hall. And it was morning: and they went not into the hall, that they might not be defiled, but that they might eat the pasch.

Acts 10:14
But Peter said: Far be it from me. For I never did eat any thing that is common and unclean.

Acts 10:29
For which cause, making no doubt, I came when I was sent for. I ask, therefore, for what cause you have sent for me?

Acts 10:35
But in every nation, he that feareth him and worketh justice is acceptable to him.

Acts 11:3
Saying: Why didst thou go in to men uncircumcised and didst eat with them?

Acts 15:9
And put no difference between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith.

Galatians 2:14
But when I saw that they walked not uprightly unto the truth of the gospel, I said to Cephas before them all: If thou, being a Jew, livest after the manner of the Gentiles and not as the Jews do, how dost thou compel the Gentiles to live as do the Jews?

Additional Translations
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.

And he was saying to them, "You know how unlawful it is for a Jew to unite himself or to come near to a foreigner. But God has shown me not to call any man common or unclean.

And he said to them, You know how that it is an unlawful thing for a man that is a Jew to keep company, or come to one of another nation; but God has showed me that I should not call any man common or unclean.

and he said unto them, Ye yourselves know how it is an unlawful thing for a man that is a Jew to join himself or come unto one of another nation; and yet unto me hath God showed that I should not call any man common or unclean:

And he said to them, Ye know how it is unlawful for a Jew to be joined or come to one of a strange race, and to me God has shewn to call no man common or unclean.

and he said unto them, Ye yourselves know how that it is an unlawful thing for a man that is a Jew to join himself or come unto one of another nation; and yet unto me hath God shewed that I should not call any man common or unclean:

And he said to them, Ye know that it is an unlawful thing for a man that is a Jew to keep company, or come to one of another nation; but God hath shown me that I should not call any man common or unclean.

He said to them, "You know better than most that a Jew is strictly forbidden to associate with a Gentile or visit him; but God has taught me to call no one unholy or unclean.

He said to them, "You yourselves know how it is an unlawful thing for a man who is a Jew to join himself or come to one of another nation, but God has shown me that I shouldn't call any man unholy or unclean.

And he said unto them, 'Ye know how it is unlawful for a man, a Jew, to keep company with, or to come unto, one of another race, but to me God did shew to call no man common or unclean;
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