New International Version
So when I was sent for, I came without raising any objection. May I ask why you sent for me?"
King James Bible
Therefore came I unto you without gainsaying, as soon as I was sent for: I ask therefore for what intent ye have sent for me?
Darby Bible Translation
Wherefore also, having been sent for, I came without saying anything against it. I inquire therefore for what reason ye have sent for me.
World English Bible
Therefore also I came without complaint when I was sent for. I ask therefore, why did you send for me?"
Young's Literal Translation
therefore also without gainsaying I came, having been sent for; I ask, therefore, for what matter ye did send for me?'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I ask - for what intent ye have sent for me? - Peter had been informed of this by the servants of Cornelius, Acts 10:22; but, as all the company might not have been informed of the circumstances, he, as it were, invites him to tell his story afresh, that his friends, etc., might be the better prepared to receive the truth, which he was about to dispense, in obedience to his Divine commission.
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Ye have an unction from the Holy One, and ye know all things.--I JOHN 2:20. God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power.--It pleased the Father that in him should all fulness dwell.--Of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace. Thou anointest my head with oil.--The anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you: but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it hath taught …
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He said to them: "You are well aware that it is against our law for a Jew to associate with or visit a Gentile. But God has shown me that I should not call anyone impure or unclean.
Cornelius answered: "Three days ago I was in my house praying at this hour, at three in the afternoon. Suddenly a man in shining clothes stood before me
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