New Living Translation
So a time was set, and on that day a large number of people came to Paul's lodging. He explained and testified about the Kingdom of God and tried to persuade them about Jesus from the Scriptures. Using the law of Moses and the books of the prophets, he spoke to them from morning until evening.
King James Bible
And when they had appointed him a day, there came many to him into his lodging; to whom he expounded and testified the kingdom of God, persuading them concerning Jesus, both out of the law of Moses, and out of the prophets, from morning till evening.
Darby Bible Translation
And having appointed him a day many came to him to the lodging, to whom he expounded, testifying of the kingdom of God, and persuading them concerning Jesus, both from the law of Moses and the prophets, from early morning to evening.
World English Bible
When they had appointed him a day, many people came to him at his lodging. He explained to them, testifying about the Kingdom of God, and persuading them concerning Jesus, both from the law of Moses and from the prophets, from morning until evening.
Young's Literal Translation
and having appointed him a day, they came, more of them unto him, to the lodging, to whom he was expounding, testifying fully the reign of God, persuading them also of the things concerning Jesus, both from the law of Moses, and the prophets, from morning till evening,
Acts 28:23 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
28:23 To whom he expounded, testifying the kingdom of God, and persuading them concerning Jesus - These were his two grand topics, That the kingdom of the Messiah was of a spiritual, not temporal nature: That Jesus of Nazareth was the very person foretold, as the Lord of that kingdom. On this head he had as much need to persuade as to convince, their will making as strong a resistance as their understanding.
LibraryThe Apostle's Position and Circumstances
PHILIPPIANS i. 12-20 Disloyal "brethren"--Interest of the paragraph--The victory of patience--The Praetorian sentinel--Separatism, and how it was met--St Paul's secret--His "earnest expectation"--"Christ magnified"--"In my body" St Paul has spoken his affectionate greeting to the Philippians, and has opened to them the warm depths of his friendship with them in the Lord. What he feels towards them "in the heart of Christ Jesus," what he prays for them in regard of the growth and fruit of their …
Handley C. G. Moule—Philippian Studies
The New Name of Methodism
Wesley in Wales
In fact, in his public ministry he never taught without using parables; but afterward, when he was alone with his disciples, he explained everything to them.
For I have five brothers, and I want him to warn them so they don't end up in this place of torment.'
During the forty days after his crucifixion, he appeared to the apostles from time to time, and he proved to them in many ways that he was actually alive. And he talked to them about the Kingdom of God.
So beginning with this same Scripture, Philip told him the Good News about Jesus.
That night the Lord appeared to Paul and said, "Be encouraged, Paul. Just as you have been a witness to me here in Jerusalem, you must preach the Good News in Rome as well."
"But I admit that I follow the Way, which they call a cult. I worship the God of our ancestors, and I firmly believe the Jewish law and everything written in the prophets.
boldly proclaiming the Kingdom of God and teaching about the Lord Jesus Christ. And no one tried to stop him.
Jump to PreviousAppointed Arranged Considerable Convince Endeavouring Evening Explained Expounded Friends House Jesus Kingdom Lodging Morning Moses Numbers Paul Persuading Prophets Solemn Subject Testified Testifying
Jump to NextAppointed Arranged Considerable Convince Endeavouring Evening Explained Expounded Friends House Jesus Kingdom Lodging Morning Moses Numbers Paul Persuading Prophets Solemn Subject Testified Testifying
LinksActs 28:23 NIV
Acts 28:23 NLT
Acts 28:23 ESV
Acts 28:23 NASB
Acts 28:23 KJV
Acts 28:23 Bible Apps
Acts 28:23 Biblia Paralela
Acts 28:23 Chinese Bible
Acts 28:23 French Bible
Acts 28:23 German Bible
Acts 28:23 Commentaries