Acts 17:3
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English Standard Version
explaining and proving that it was necessary for the Christ to suffer and to rise from the dead, and saying, “This Jesus, whom I proclaim to you, is the Christ.”

King James Bible
Opening and alleging, that Christ must needs have suffered, and risen again from the dead; and that this Jesus, whom I preach unto you, is Christ.

American Standard Version
opening and alleging that it behooved the Christ to suffer, and to rise again from the dead; and that this Jesus, whom,'said he, I proclaim unto you, is the Christ.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Declaring and insinuating that the Christ was to suffer, and to rise again from the dead; and that this is Jesus Christ, whom I preach to you.

English Revised Version
opening and alleging, that it behoved the Christ to suffer, and to rise again from the dead; and that this Jesus, whom, said he, I proclaim unto you, is the Christ.

Webster's Bible Translation
Opening and alledging, that it was needful that Christ should suffer, and rise again from the dead; and that this Jesus, whom I preach to you, is Christ.

Weymouth New Testament
which he clearly explained, pointing out that it had been necessary for the Christ to suffer and rise again from the dead, and insisting, "The Jesus whom I am announcing to you is the Christ."

Acts 17:3 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Opening and alleging

The latter word is rather propounding, or setting forth (παρατιθέμενος). See on set before, Luke 9:16; and commit, 1 Peter 4:19. Bengel remarks, "Two steps, as if one, having broken the rind, were to disclose and exhibit the kernel."

Acts 17:3 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Opening.

Acts 2:16-36 But this is that which was spoken by the prophet Joel...

Acts 3:22-26 For Moses truly said to the fathers, A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up to you of your brothers, like to me...

Acts 13:26-39 Men and brothers, children of the stock of Abraham, and whoever among you fears God, to you is the word of this salvation sent...

Christ. See on

Luke 24:26,27,32,44,46 Ought not Christ to have suffered these things, and to enter into his glory...

1 Corinthians 15:3,4 For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures...

1 Thessalonians 1:5,6 For our gospel came not to you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Ghost, and in much assurance...

this.

Acts 2:36 Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God has made the same Jesus, whom you have crucified, both Lord and Christ.

Acts 9:22 But Saul increased the more in strength, and confounded the Jews which dwelled at Damascus, proving that this is very Christ.

Acts 18:28 For he mightily convinced the Jews, and that publicly, showing by the scriptures that Jesus was Christ.

Galatians 3:1 O foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you, that you should not obey the truth...

whom I preach.

Acts 1:4 And, being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem...

Cross References
John 20:9
for as yet they did not understand the Scripture, that he must rise from the dead.

Acts 3:18
But what God foretold by the mouth of all the prophets, that his Christ would suffer, he thus fulfilled.

Acts 3:24
And all the prophets who have spoken, from Samuel and those who came after him, also proclaimed these days.

Acts 9:22
But Saul increased all the more in strength, and confounded the Jews who lived in Damascus by proving that Jesus was the Christ.

Acts 18:5
When Silas and Timothy arrived from Macedonia, Paul was occupied with the word, testifying to the Jews that the Christ was Jesus.

Acts 18:28
for he powerfully refuted the Jews in public, showing by the Scriptures that the Christ was Jesus.

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