Acts 15:10
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English Standard Version
Now, therefore, why are you putting God to the test by placing a yoke on the neck of the disciples that neither our fathers nor we have been able to bear?

King James Bible
Now therefore why tempt ye God, to put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear?

American Standard Version
Now therefore why make ye trial of God, that ye should put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now therefore, why tempt you God to put a yoke upon the necks of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we have been able to bear?

English Revised Version
Now therefore why tempt ye God, that ye should put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear?

Webster's Bible Translation
Now therefore why tempt ye God, to put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear?

Weymouth New Testament
Now, therefore, why try an experiment upon God, by laying on the necks of these disciples a yoke which neither our forefathers nor we have been able to bear?

Acts 15:10 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Were able (ἰσχύσαμεν)

See on Luke 14:30; and Luke 16:3.

Acts 15:10 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Why.

Exodus 17:2 Why the people did chide with Moses, and said, Give us water that we may drink. And Moses said to them, Why chide you with me?...

Isaiah 7:12 But Ahaz said, I will not ask, neither will I tempt the LORD.

Matthew 4:7 Jesus said to him, It is written again, You shall not tempt the Lord your God.

Hebrews 3:9 When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my works forty years.

put.

Matthew 11:28-30 Come to me, all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest...

Matthew 23:4 For they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay them on men's shoulders...

Galatians 5:1 Stand fast therefore in the liberty with which Christ has made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.

which.

Galatians 4:1-5,9 Now I say, That the heir, as long as he is a child, differs nothing from a servant, though he be lord of all...

Hebrews 9:9 Which was a figure for the time then present, in which were offered both gifts and sacrifices...

Cross References
Matthew 4:7
Jesus said to him, "Again it is written, 'You shall not put the Lord your God to the test.'"

Matthew 23:4
They tie up heavy burdens, hard to bear, and lay them on people's shoulders, but they themselves are not willing to move them with their finger.

Acts 5:9
But Peter said to her, "How is it that you have agreed together to test the Spirit of the Lord? Behold, the feet of those who have buried your husband are at the door, and they will carry you out."

Galatians 5:1
For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.

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