New American Standard Bible
for we have heard him say that this Nazarene, Jesus, will destroy this place and alter the customs which Moses handed down to us."
King James Bible
For we have heard him say, that this Jesus of Nazareth shall destroy this place, and shall change the customs which Moses delivered us.
Darby Bible Translation
for we have heard him saying, This Jesus the Nazaraean shall destroy this place, and change the customs which Moses taught us.
World English Bible
For we have heard him say that this Jesus of Nazareth will destroy this place, and will change the customs which Moses delivered to us."
Young's Literal Translation
for we have heard him saying, That this Jesus the Nazarean shall overthrow this place, and shall change the customs that Moses delivered to us;'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Shall change - Shall abolish them, or shall introduce others in their place.
The customs - The ceremonial rites and observances of sacrifices, festivals, etc., appointed by Moses.
LibraryFilled with the Spirit
'Men ... full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom.' ... 'A man full of faith and of the Holy Ghost....' 'Stephen, full of faith and power.'--ACTS vi. 3, 5, 8. I have taken the liberty of wrenching these three fragments from their context, because of their remarkable parallelism, which is evidently intended to set us thinking of the connection of the various characteristics which they set forth. The first of them is a description, given by the Apostles, of the sort of man whom they conceived to be fit to …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
The Acts of the Apostles
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and said, "This man stated, 'I am able to destroy the temple of God and to rebuild it in three days.'"
Jesus answered them, "Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up."
Some men came down from Judea and began teaching the brethren, "Unless you are circumcised according to the custom of Moses, you cannot be saved."
and they have been told about you, that you are teaching all the Jews who are among the Gentiles to forsake Moses, telling them not to circumcise their children nor to walk according to the customs.
especially because you are an expert in all customs and questions among the Jews; therefore I beg you to listen to me patiently.
After three days Paul called together those who were the leading men of the Jews, and when they came together, he began saying to them, "Brethren, though I had done nothing against our people or the customs of our fathers, yet I was delivered as a prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans.
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