New Living Translation
Then Peter replied, "I see very clearly that God shows no favoritism.
King James Bible
Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:
Darby Bible Translation
And Peter opening his mouth said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons,
World English Bible
Peter opened his mouth and said, "Truly I perceive that God doesn't show favoritism;
Young's Literal Translation
And Peter having opened his mouth, said, 'Of a truth, I perceive that God is no respecter of persons,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:34 I perceive of a truth - More clearly than ever, from such a concurrence of circumstances. That God is not a respecter of persons - Is not partial in his love. The words mean, in a particular sense, that he does not confine his love to one nation; in a general, that he is loving to every man, and willeth all men should be saved.
LibraryMay the Twenty-Sixth the Uniting of Sundered Peoples
"On the Gentiles also was poured out the gift of the Holy Ghost." --ACTS x. 34-48. And this is ever the issue of a true outpouring of the Spirit: sundered peoples become one. At "low tide" there are multitudes of separated pools along the shore: at "high tide" they flow together, and the little distinctions are lost in a splendid union. It is so racially. "Jew and Gentile!" Peter and Cornelius lose their prejudices in the emancipating ministry of the Spirit. And so shall it be with English and …
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year
The Outpouring of the Holy Spirit
The Candour of the Writers of the New Testament.
Devotion to God.
and impartial in your judgments. Hear the cases of those who are poor as well as those who are rich. Don't be afraid of anyone's anger, for the decision you make is God's decision. Bring me any cases that are too difficult for you, and I will handle them.'
"For the LORD your God is the God of gods and Lord of lords. He is the great God, the mighty and awesome God, who shows no partiality and cannot be bribed.
2 Chronicles 19:7
Fear the LORD and judge with integrity, for the LORD our God does not tolerate perverted justice, partiality, or the taking of bribes."
He doesn't care how great a person may be, and he pays no more attention to the rich than to the poor. He made them all.
and he began to teach them.
So I sent for you at once, and it was good of you to come. Now we are all here, waiting before God to hear the message the Lord has given you."
He made no distinction between us and them, for he cleansed their hearts through faith.
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