Acts 11:17
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English Standard Version
If then God gave the same gift to them as he gave to us when we believed in the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I that I could stand in God’s way?”

King James Bible
Forasmuch then as God gave them the like gift as he did unto us, who believed on the Lord Jesus Christ; what was I, that I could withstand God?

American Standard Version
If then God gave unto them the like gift as he did also unto us, when we believed on the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I, that I could withstand God?

Douay-Rheims Bible
If then God gave them the same grace, as to us also who believed in the Lord Jesus Christ; who was I, that could withstand God?

English Revised Version
If then God gave unto them the like gift as he did also unto us, when we believed on the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I, that I could withstand God?

Webster's Bible Translation
Forasmuch then as God gave them the like gift as he did to us, who believed on the Lord Jesus Christ, what was I that I could withstand God?

Weymouth New Testament
"If therefore God gave them the same gift as He gave us when we first believed on the Lord Jesus Christ, why, who was I to be able to thwart God?"

Acts 11:17 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Forasmuch as (εἰ)

Better, as Rev., if.

The like (ἴσην)

Lit., equal; making them, equally with us, recipients of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 11:17 Parallel Commentaries

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as God.

Acts 11:15 And as I began to speak, the Holy Ghost fell on them, as on us at the beginning.

Acts 15:8,9 And God, which knows the hearts, bore them witness, giving them the Holy Ghost, even as he did to us...

Matthew 20:14,15 Take that your is, and go your way: I will give to this last, even as to you...

Romans 9:15,16,23,24 For he said to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion...

Romans 11:34-36 For who has known the mind of the Lord? or who has been his counselor...

what.

Acts 10:47 Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, which have received the Holy Ghost as well as we?

Job 9:12-14 Behold, he takes away, who can hinder him? who will say to him, What do you...

Job 33:13 Why do you strive against him? for he gives not account of any of his matters.

Job 40:2,8,9 Shall he that contends with the Almighty instruct him? he that reproves God, let him answer it...

Daniel 4:35 And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing: and he does according to his will in the army of heaven...

Romans 9:20-26 No but, O man, who are you that reply against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why have you made me thus...

Cross References
Acts 5:39
but if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them. You might even be found opposing God!" So they took his advice,

Acts 10:45
And the believers from among the circumcised who had come with Peter were amazed, because the gift of the Holy Spirit was poured out even on the Gentiles.

Acts 10:47
"Can anyone withhold water for baptizing these people, who have received the Holy Spirit just as we have?"

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