New International Version
Then some of the believers who belonged to the party of the Pharisees stood up and said, "The Gentiles must be circumcised and required to keep the law of Moses."
King James Bible
But there rose up certain of the sect of the Pharisees which believed, saying, That it was needful to circumcise them, and to command them to keep the law of Moses.
Darby Bible Translation
And some of those who were of the sect of the Pharisees, who believed, rose up from among [them], saying that they ought to circumcise them and enjoin them to keep the law of Moses.
World English Bible
But some of the sect of the Pharisees who believed rose up, saying, "It is necessary to circumcise them, and to command them to keep the law of Moses."
Young's Literal Translation
and there rose up certain of those of the sect of the Pharisees who believed, saying -- 'It behoveth to circumcise them, to command them also to keep the law of Moses.'
Acts 15:5 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But there rose up certain of the sect of the Pharisees - This verse appears to be part of the declaration made by Paul and Barnabas to this council: for, having stated how God blessed their ministry among the Gentiles, they proceed to declare how all the good work was likely to be destroyed by certain Pharisees, who, having received the Christian faith, came down to Antioch, and began to teach the necessity of circumcision, etc., and thus filled the minds of the young converted Gentiles with doubtful disputations.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
rose up certain. or, rose up, said they, certain. the sect.
LibraryThe Breaking Out of Discord
'And certain men which came down from Judaea taught the brethren, and said, Except ye be circumcised after the manner of Moses, ye cannot be saved. 2. When therefore Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and disputation with them, they determined that Paul and Barnabas, and certain other of them, should go up to Jerusalem unto the apostles and elders about this question. 3. And being brought on their way by the church, they passed through Phenice and Samaria, declaring the conversion of the Gentiles: …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
A Message from the Crowned Christ
The Figurative Language of Scripture.
The Council at Jerusalem.
But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to where he was baptizing, he said to them: "You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?
Then the high priest and all his associates, who were members of the party of the Sadducees, were filled with jealousy.
Certain people came down from Judea to Antioch and were teaching the believers: "Unless you are circumcised, according to the custom taught by Moses, you cannot be saved."
"We have found this man to be a troublemaker, stirring up riots among the Jews all over the world. He is a ringleader of the Nazarene sect
However, I admit that I worship the God of our ancestors as a follower of the Way, which they call a sect. I believe everything that is in accordance with the Law and that is written in the Prophets,
They have known me for a long time and can testify, if they are willing, that I conformed to the strictest sect of our religion, living as a Pharisee.
But we want to hear what your views are, for we know that people everywhere are talking against this sect."
Jump to PreviousAssembly Believed Believers Belonged Charge Circumcise Circumcised Circumcision Command Direct Enjoin Faith Gentile Gentiles Law Moses Necessary Needful Obey Observe Ordered Ought Party Pharisees Required Rose Sect Stood
Jump to NextAssembly Believed Believers Belonged Charge Circumcise Circumcised Circumcision Command Direct Enjoin Faith Gentile Gentiles Law Moses Necessary Needful Obey Observe Ordered Ought Party Pharisees Required Rose Sect Stood
LinksActs 15:5 NIV
Acts 15:5 NLT
Acts 15:5 ESV
Acts 15:5 NASB
Acts 15:5 KJV
Acts 15:5 Bible Apps
Acts 15:5 Biblia Paralela
Acts 15:5 Chinese Bible
Acts 15:5 French Bible
Acts 15:5 German Bible
Acts 15:5 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.