Acts 15:5
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English Standard Version
But some believers who belonged to the party of the Pharisees rose up and said, “It is necessary to circumcise them and to order them to keep the law of Moses.”

King James Bible
But there rose up certain of the sect of the Pharisees which believed, saying, That it was needful to circumcise them, and to command them to keep the law of Moses.

American Standard Version
But there rose up certain of the sect of the Pharisees who believed, saying, It is needful to circumcise them, and to charge them to keep the law of Moses.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But there arose some of the sect of the Pharisees that believed, saying: They must be circumcised, and be commanded to observe the law of Moses.

English Revised Version
But there rose up certain of the sect of the Pharisees who believed, saying, It is needful to circumcise them, and to charge them to keep the law of Moses.

Webster's Bible Translation
But there rose certain of the sect of the Pharisees, who believed, saying, That it was needful to circumcise them, and to command them to keep the law of Moses.

Weymouth New Testament
But certain men who had belonged to the sect of the Pharisees but were now believers, stood up in the assembly, and said, "Yes, Gentile believers ought to be circumcised and be ordered to keep the Law of Moses."

Acts 15:5 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Arose

In the assembly.

Sect

See on heresies, 2 Peter 2:1.

Acts 15:5 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

rose up certain. or, rose up, said they, certain. the sect.

Acts 21:20 And when they heard it, they glorified the Lord, and said to him, You see, brother, how many thousands of Jews there are which believe...

Acts 26:5,6 Which knew me from the beginning, if they would testify, that after the most strait sect of our religion I lived a Pharisee...

Philippians 3:5-8 Circumcised the eighth day, of the stock of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, an Hebrew of the Hebrews; as touching the law...

That it.

Acts 15:1,24 And certain men which came down from Judaea taught the brothers, and said, Except you be circumcised after the manner of Moses...

Galatians 5:1-3 Stand fast therefore in the liberty with which Christ has made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage...

Cross References
Matthew 3:7
But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, "You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

Acts 5:17
But the high priest rose up, and all who were with him (that is, the party of the Sadducees), and filled with jealousy

Acts 15:1
But some men came down from Judea and were teaching the brothers, "Unless you are circumcised according to the custom of Moses, you cannot be saved."

Acts 24:5
For we have found this man a plague, one who stirs up riots among all the Jews throughout the world and is a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes.

Acts 24:14
But this I confess to you, that according to the Way, which they call a sect, I worship the God of our fathers, believing everything laid down by the Law and written in the Prophets,

Acts 26:5
They have known for a long time, if they are willing to testify, that according to the strictest party of our religion I have lived as a Pharisee.

Acts 28:22
But we desire to hear from you what your views are, for with regard to this sect we know that everywhere it is spoken against."

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