New International Version
But the Jews who refused to believe stirred up the other Gentiles and poisoned their minds against the brothers.
King James Bible
But the unbelieving Jews stirred up the Gentiles, and made their minds evil affected against the brethren.
Darby Bible Translation
But the Jews who did not believe stirred up the minds of [those of] the nations and made [them] evil-affected against the brethren.
World English Bible
But the disbelieving Jews stirred up and embittered the souls of the Gentiles against the brothers.
Young's Literal Translation
and the unbelieving Jews did stir up and made evil the souls of the nations against the brethren;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Stirred up the Gentiles - Των εθνων, Such as were mere heathens, and thus distinguished from the Jews, and the Greeks who were proselytes.
Evil affected - Εκακωσαν, Irritated or exasperated their minds against the brethren, the disciples of Christ; one of their appellations before they were called Christians at Antioch. See on Acts 11:26 (note).
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