Acts 9:29
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English Standard Version
And he spoke and disputed against the Hellenists. But they were seeking to kill him.

King James Bible
And he spake boldly in the name of the Lord Jesus, and disputed against the Grecians: but they went about to slay him.

American Standard Version
preaching boldly in the name of the Lord: and he spake and disputed against the Grecian Jews; but they were seeking to kill him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He spoke also to the Gentiles, and disputed with the Greeks; but they sought to kill him.

English Revised Version
preaching boldly in the name of the Lord: and he spake and disputed against the Grecian Jews; but they went about to kill him.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he spoke boldly in the name of the Lord Jesus, and disputed against the Grecians: but they went about to slay him.

Weymouth New Testament
and speaking fearlessly in the name of the Lord. And he often talked with the Hellenists and had discussions with them.

Acts 9:29 Parallel
Commentary
Vincent's Word Studies

Grecians

Rev., correctly, Grecian Jews. See on Acts 6:1.

Went about (ἐπεχείρουν)

Better, attempted : lit., took in hand.

Acts 9:29 Parallel Commentaries

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he spake.

Acts 9:20-22,27 And straightway he preached Christ in the synagogues, that he is the Son of God...

disputed.

Acts 6:9,10 Then there arose certain of the synagogue, which is called the synagogue of the Libertines, and Cyrenians, and Alexandrians...

Acts 17:17 Therefore disputed he in the synagogue with the Jews, and with the devout persons, and in the market daily with them that met with him.

Acts 18:19 And he came to Ephesus, and left them there: but he himself entered into the synagogue, and reasoned with the Jews.

Acts 19:8 And he went into the synagogue, and spoke boldly for the space of three months...

Jude 1:3,9 Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write to you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write to you...

Grecians.

Acts 6:1 And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews...

Acts 11:20 And some of them were men of Cyprus and Cyrene, which, when they were come to Antioch, spoke to the Grecians, preaching the LORD Jesus.

but.

Acts 9:23 And after that many days were fulfilled, the Jews took counsel to kill him:

2 Corinthians 11:26 In journeys often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by my own countrymen, in perils by the heathen...

Cross References
Acts 6:1
Now in these days when the disciples were increasing in number, a complaint by the Hellenists arose against the Hebrews because their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution.

Acts 9:27
But Barnabas took him and brought him to the apostles and declared to them how on the road he had seen the Lord, who spoke to him, and how at Damascus he had preached boldly in the name of Jesus.

Acts 9:28
So he went in and out among them at Jerusalem, preaching boldly in the name of the Lord.

Acts 22:18
and saw him saying to me, 'Make haste and get out of Jerusalem quickly, because they will not accept your testimony about me.'

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