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

King James Bible
For he mightily convinced the Jews, and that publickly, shewing by the scriptures that Jesus was Christ.

American Standard Version
for he powerfully confuted the Jews, and that publicly, showing by the scriptures that Jesus was the Christ.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For with much vigour he convinced the Jews openly, shewing by the scriptures, that Jesus is the Christ.

English Revised Version
for he powerfully confuted the Jews, and that publicly, shewing by the scriptures that Jesus was the Christ.

Webster's Bible Translation
For he mightily convinced the Jews, and that publicly, showing by the scriptures, that Jesus was Christ.

Weymouth New Testament
for he powerfully and in public overcame the Jews in argument, proving to them from the Scriptures that Jesus is the Christ.

Acts 18:28 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Mightily (εὐτόνως)

See on Luke 23:10.

Convinced (διακατηλέγχετο)

Only here in New Testament. See on tell him his fault, Matthew 18:15. The compound here is a very strong expression for thorough confutation. Confute (Rev.) is better than convince. Note the prepositions. He confuted them thoroughly (διά), against (κατά) all their arguments.

Acts 18:28 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

convinced.

Acts 18:5,25 And when Silas and Timotheus were come from Macedonia, Paul was pressed in the spirit, and testified to the Jews that Jesus was 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 17:3 Opening and alleging, that Christ must needs have suffered, and risen again from the dead; and that this Jesus, whom I preach to you...

Acts 26:22,23 Having therefore obtained help of God, I continue to this day, witnessing both to small and great...

Luke 24:27,44 And beginning at Moses and all the prophets, he expounded to them in all the scriptures the things concerning himself...

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...

Hebrews 7:1-10:39 For this Melchisedec, king of Salem, priest of the most high God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings...

shewing.

John 5:39 Search the scriptures; for in them you think you have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.

was Christ. or, is the Christ. See on

Acts 18:5 And when Silas and Timotheus were come from Macedonia, Paul was pressed in the spirit, and testified to the Jews that Jesus was Christ.

Cross References
Luke 1:80
And the child grew and became strong in spirit, and he was in the wilderness until the day of his public appearance to Israel.

Acts 8:35
Then Philip opened his mouth, and beginning with this Scripture he told him the good news about Jesus.

Acts 17:3
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."

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.

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