New Living Translation
But since it is merely a question of words and names and your Jewish law, take care of it yourselves. I refuse to judge such matters."
King James Bible
But if it be a question of words and names, and of your law, look ye to it; for I will be no judge of such matters.
Darby Bible Translation
but if it be questions about words, and names, and the law that ye have, see to it yourselves; for I do not intend to be judge of these things.
World English Bible
but if they are questions about words and names and your own law, look to it yourselves. For I don't want to be a judge of these matters."
Young's Literal Translation
but if it is a question concerning words and names, and of your law, look ye yourselves to it, for a judge of these things I do not wish to be,'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
18:15 But if it be - He speaks with the utmost coolness and contempt, a question of names - The names of the heathen gods were fables and shadows. But the question concerning the name of Jesus is of more importance than all things else under heaven. Yet there is this singularity (among a thousand others) in the Christian religion, that human reason, curious as it is in all other things, abhors to inquire into it.
LibraryThere Also is Said at what Work the Apostle Wrought. ...
22. There also is said at what work the Apostle wrought. "After these things," it says, "he departed from Athens and came to Corinth; and having found a certain Jew, by name Aquila, of Pontus by birth, lately come from Italy, and Priscilla his wife, because that Claudius had ordered all Jews to depart from Rome, he came unto them, and because he was of the same craft he abode with them, doing work: for they were tent-makers."  This if they shall essay to interpret allegorically, they show what …
St. Augustine—Of the Work of Monks.
Apollos at Corinth
They accused Paul of "persuading people to worship God in ways that are contrary to our law."
I soon discovered the charge was something regarding their religious law--certainly nothing worthy of imprisonment or death.
Instead, it was something about their religion and a dead man named Jesus, who Paul insists is alive.
1 Timothy 6:4
Anyone who teaches something different is arrogant and lacks understanding. Such a person has an unhealthy desire to quibble over the meaning of words. This stirs up arguments ending in jealousy, division, slander, and evil suspicions.
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