Acts 14:15
"Men, why are you doing this? We too are only men, human like you. We are bringing you good news that you should turn from these worthless things to the living God, who made heaven and earth and sea and everything in them.
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Acts 7:26
The next day he came upon two Israelites who were fighting, and he tried to reconcile them, saying, 'Men, you are brothers. Why are you mistreating one another?'

Acts 16:30
Then he brought them out and asked, "Sirs, what must I do to be saved?"

Acts 27:10, 21, 25
"Men, I can see that our voyage will be filled with disaster and great loss, not only to ship and cargo, but to our own lives as well." . . .


Acts 10:26
But Peter helped him up. "Stand up, " he said, "I am only a man myself."

Revelation 19:19
Then I saw the beast and the kings of the earth with their armies assembled to wage war against the One seated on the horse, and against His army.

Revelation 22:9
But he said to me, "Do not do that! I am a fellow servant with you and your brothers the prophets, and with those who keep the words of this book. Worship God!"

We also.

Acts 3:12, 13
When Peter saw this, he addressed the people: "Men of Israel, why are you surprised by this? Why do you stare at us as if by our own power or godliness we had made this man walk? . . .

Acts 12:22, 23
And they began to shout, "This is the voice of a god, not a man!" . . .

Genesis 41:16
"I myself cannot do it, " Joseph replied, "but God will give Pharaoh a favorable answer."

Daniel 2:28-30
But there is a God in heaven who reveals mysteries, and He has made known to King Nebuchadnezzar what will happen in the latter days. Your dream and the visions that came into your mind as you lay on your bed were these: . . .

John 7:18
He who speaks on his own authority seeks his own glory, but He who seeks the glory of the One who sent Him is a man of truth; in Him there is no falsehood.

of like.

James 5:17
Elijah was a man just like us. He prayed earnestly that it would not rain, and it did not rain on the land for three and a half years.

Revelation 19:10
So I fell at his feet to worship him. But he told me, "Do not do that! I am a fellow servant with you and your brothers who rely on the testimony of Jesus. Worship God! For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy."

and preach.

Acts 17:16-18, 29, 30
While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, he was deeply disturbed in his spirit to see that the city was full of idols. . . .

Acts 26:17-20
I will rescue you from your own people and from the Gentiles. I am sending you to them . . .


Deuteronomy 32:21
They have provoked My jealousy by that which is not God; they have enraged Me with their worthless idols. So I will make them jealous by those who are not a people; I will make them angry by a nation without understanding.

1 Samuel 12:21
Do not turn aside after worthless things that cannot profit you or deliver you, for they are empty.

1 Kings 16:13, 26
This happened because of all the sins Baasha and his son Elah had committed and had caused Israel to commit, provoking the LORD, the God of Israel, to anger with their worthless idols. . . .

Psalm 31:6
I hate those who cling to worthless idols, but in the LORD I trust.

Isaiah 44:9, 10, 19, 20
All makers of idols are nothing, and the things they treasure are worthless. Their witnesses fail to see or know anything, so they are put to shame. . . .

Isaiah 45:20
Come, gather together, and draw near, you fugitives of the nations. Ignorant are those who carry idols of wood and pray to a god that cannot save.

Isaiah 46:7
They lift it to their shoulder and carry it along; they set it in its place, and there it stands, not budging from that spot. They cry out to it, but it does not answer; it saves no one from his troubles.

Jeremiah 8:19
Listen to the cry of the daughter of my people from a land far away, "Is the LORD no longer in Zion? Is her King no longer there?" "Why have they provoked Me to anger with their carved images, with their worthless foreign idols?"

Jeremiah 10:3-5, 8, 14, 15
For the customs of the peoples are worthless; they cut down a tree from the forest; it is shaped with a chisel by the hands of a craftsman. . . .

Jeremiah 14:22
Can the worthless idols of the nations bring rain? Do the skies alone send showers? Is this not by You, O LORD our God? So we put our hope in You, for You have done all these things.

Amos 2:4
This is what the LORD says: "For three transgressions of Judah, even four, I will not revoke My judgment, because they have rejected the law of the LORD and have not kept His statutes; they have been led astray by the lies in which their forefathers walked.

Jonah 2:8
Those who cling to worthless idols forsake His loving devotion.

Romans 1:21-23
For although they knew God, they neither glorified Him as God nor gave thanks to Him, but they became futile in their thinking and darkened in their foolish hearts. . . .

1 Corinthians 8:4
So about eating food sacrificed to idols: We know that an idol is nothing at all in the world, and that there is no God but one.

Ephesians 4:17
So I tell you this, and testify to it in the Lord: You must no longer walk as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking.

the living.

Deuteronomy 5:26
For who of all flesh has heard the voice of the living God speaking out of the fire, as we have, and survived?

Joshua 3:10
He continued, "This is how you will know that the living God is among you and that He will surely drive out before you the Canaanites, Hittites, Hivites, Perizzites, Girgashites, Amorites, and Jebusites.

1 Samuel 17:26, 36
David asked the men who were standing with him, "What will be done for the man who kills this Philistine and removes this disgrace from Israel? Just who is this uncircumcised Philistine, that he should defy the armies of the living God?" . . .

2 Kings 19:4, 16
Perhaps the LORD your God will hear all the words of the Rab-shakeh, whom his master the king of Assyria has sent to defy the living God, and He will rebuke him for the words that the LORD your God has heard. Therefore lift up a prayer for the remnant that still survives." . . .

Jeremiah 10:10
But the LORD is the true God; He is the living God and eternal King. The earth quakes at His wrath, and the nations cannot endure His indignation."

Daniel 6:26
I hereby decree that in every part of my kingdom, men are to tremble in fear before the God of Daniel: For He is the living God, and He endures forever; His kingdom will never be destroyed, and His dominion will never end.

John 5:26
For as the Father has life in Himself, so also He has granted the Son to have life in Himself.

1 Thessalonians 1:9
For they themselves report what kind of welcome you gave us, and how you turned away from idols to serve the living and true God

1 Timothy 3:15
so that, if I am delayed, you will know how each one must conduct himself in God's household, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.

Hebrews 3:12
See to it, brothers, that none of you has a wicked heart of unbelief that turns away from the living God.


Acts 4:24
When the believers heard this, they lifted up their voices to God with one accord. "Sovereign Lord, " they said, "You made the heaven and the earth and the sea and everything in them.

Acts 17:24-28
The God who made the world and everything in it is the Lord of heaven and earth and does not live in temples made by human hands. . . .

Genesis 1:1
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

Psalm 33:6
By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, and all the stars by the breath of His mouth.

Psalm 124:8
Our help is in the name of the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.

Psalm 146:5, 6
Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God, . . .

Proverbs 8:23-31
From everlasting I was established, from the beginning, before the earth began. . . .

Isaiah 45:18
For thus says the LORD--He who created the heavens; He is God; He formed the earth and fashioned it; He established it; He did not create it to be empty, but formed it to be inhabited--"I am the LORD, and there is no other.

Jeremiah 10:11
Thus you are to tell them: "The gods that did not make heaven or earth will perish from this earth and from under these heavens."

Jeremiah 32:17
"Oh, Lord GOD! You have made the heavens and earth by Your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too difficult for You!

Zechariah 12:1
An oracle of the word of the LORD concerning Israel. Thus declares the LORD, who stretches out the heavens and lays the foundation of the earth, who forms the spirit of man within him:

Romans 1:20
For since the creation of the world God's invisible qualities, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood from His workmanship, so that men are without excuse.

Revelation 14:7
He said in a loud voice, "Fear God and give Him glory, because the hour of His judgment has come. Worship the One who made the heavens and the earth and the sea and the springs of waters."

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
and saying, "Men, why are you doing these things? We are also men of the same nature as you, and preach the gospel to you that you should turn from these vain things to a living God, WHO MADE THE HEAVEN AND THE EARTH AND THE SEA AND ALL THAT IS IN THEM.

King James Bible
And saying, Sirs, why do ye these things? We also are men of like passions with you, and preach unto you that ye should turn from these vanities unto the living God, which made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all things that are therein:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Men! Why are you doing these things? We are men also, with the same nature as you, and we are proclaiming good news to you, that you should turn from these worthless things to the living God, who made the heaven, the earth, the sea, and everything in them.

International Standard Version
"Men, why are you doing this? We are merely human beings with natures like yours. We are telling you the good news so you'll turn from these worthless things to the living God, who made heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them.

NET Bible
"Men, why are you doing these things? We too are men, with human natures just like you! We are proclaiming the good news to you, so that you should turn from these worthless things to the living God, who made the heaven, the earth, the sea, and everything that is in them.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And they were saying, “Men, what are you doing? We are also men of passions like you, we who preach to you that you should turn from these worthless things to THE LIVING GOD who made The Heavens and The Earth and The Sea and all that is in them,
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