Acts 16:3
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English Standard Version
Paul wanted Timothy to accompany him, and he took him and circumcised him because of the Jews who were in those places, for they all knew that his father was a Greek.

King James Bible
Him would Paul have to go forth with him; and took and circumcised him because of the Jews which were in those quarters: for they knew all that his father was a Greek.

American Standard Version
Him would Paul have to go forth with him; and he took and circumcised him because of the Jews that were in those parts: for they all knew that his father was a Greek.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Him Paul would have to go along with him: and taking him he circumcised him, because of the Jews who were in those places. For they all knew that his father was a Gentile.

English Revised Version
Him would Paul have to go forth with him; and he took and circumcised him because of the Jews that were in those parts: for they all knew that his father was a Greek.

Webster's Bible Translation
Him would Paul have to go forth with him; and took and circumcised him, because of the Jews who were in those quarters: for they all knew that his father was a Greek.

Weymouth New Testament
and Paul desiring that he should accompany him on his journey, took him and circumcised him on account of the Jews in those parts, for they all knew that his father was a Greek.

Acts 16:3 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

To go forth (ἐξελθεῖν)

The word is used of going forth as a missionary in Luke 9:6; 3 John 1:7.

Acts 16:3 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

would.

Acts 15:37,40 And Barnabas determined to take with them John, whose surname was Mark...

and took.

Acts 15:20 But that we write to them, that they abstain from pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from things strangled, and from blood.

1 Corinthians 7:19 Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but the keeping of the commandments of God.

1 Corinthians 9:20 And to the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might gain the Jews; to them that are under the law, as under the law...

Galatians 2:3,8 But neither Titus, who was with me, being a Greek, was compelled to be circumcised...

Galatians 5:1-3,6 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
1 Corinthians 9:20
To the Jews I became as a Jew, in order to win Jews. To those under the law I became as one under the law (though not being myself under the law) that I might win those under the law.

Galatians 2:3
But even Titus, who was with me, was not forced to be circumcised, though he was a Greek.

Philippians 2:22
But you know Timothy's proven worth, how as a son with a father he has served with me in the gospel.

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