Acts 4:18
New International Version
Then they called them in again and commanded them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus.

New Living Translation
So they called the apostles back in and commanded them never again to speak or teach in the name of Jesus.

English Standard Version
So they called them and charged them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus.

Berean Study Bible
Then they called them in again and commanded them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus.

Berean Literal Bible
And having called them, they commanded them not to speak nor to teach at all in the name of Jesus.

King James Bible
And they called them, and commanded them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus.

New King James Version
So they called them and commanded them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus.

New American Standard Bible
And when they had summoned them, they commanded them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus.

NASB 1995
And when they had summoned them, they commanded them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus.

NASB 1977
And when they had summoned them, they commanded them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus.

Amplified Bible
So they sent for them, and commanded them not to speak [as His representatives] or teach at all in the name of Jesus [using Him as their authority].

Christian Standard Bible
So they called for them and ordered them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So they called for them and ordered them not to preach or teach at all in the name of Jesus.

American Standard Version
And they called them, and charged them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And they called them and ordered them that they should not speak at all neither teach in the name of Yeshua.

Contemporary English Version
So they called the two apostles back in and told them they must never, for any reason, teach anything about the name of Jesus.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And calling them, they charged them not to speak at all, nor teach in the name of Jesus.

English Revised Version
And they called them, and charged them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus.

Good News Translation
So they called them back in and told them that under no condition were they to speak or to teach in the name of Jesus.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They called Peter and John and ordered them never to teach about Jesus or even mention his name.

International Standard Version
So they called Peter and John back in and ordered them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus.

Literal Standard Version
And having called them, they charged them not to speak at all, nor to teach, in the Name of Jesus,

NET Bible
And they called them in and ordered them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus.

New Heart English Bible
They called them, and commanded them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus.

Weymouth New Testament
So they recalled the Apostles, and ordered them altogether to give up speaking or teaching in the name of Jesus.

World English Bible
They called them, and commanded them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus.

Young's Literal Translation
And having called them, they charged them not to speak at all, nor to teach, in the name of Jesus,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Name Forbidden
17But to keep this message from spreading any further among the people, we must warn them not to speak to anyone in this name.” 18Then they called them in again and commanded them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus. 19But Peter and John replied, “Judge for yourselves whether it is right in God’s sight to listen to you rather than God.…

Cross References
Exodus 1:17
The midwives, however, feared God and did not do as the king of Egypt had instructed; they let the boys live.

Amos 7:13
But never prophesy at Bethel again, because it is the sanctuary of the king and the temple of the kingdom."

Acts 5:28
"We gave you strict orders not to teach in this name," he said. "Yet you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and are determined to make us responsible for this man's blood."


Treasury of Scripture

And they called them, and commanded them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus.

And they.

Acts 5:40
And to him they agreed: and when they had called the apostles, and beaten them, they commanded that they should not speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go.

not to speak.

Acts 1:8
But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

Acts 5:20
Go, stand and speak in the temple to the people all the words of this life.

Luke 24:46-48
And said unto them, Thus it is written, and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day: …









(18) Not to speak at all.--The Greek is even more forcible: absolutely not to utter . . . The very name of Jesus was not to pass their lips.

Verse 18. - Charged for commanded, A.V.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
Then
Καὶ (Kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

they called
καλέσαντες (kalesantes)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 2564: (a) I call, summon, invite, (b) I call, name. Akin to the base of keleuo; to 'call'.

them in [again]
αὐτοὺς (autous)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Masculine 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

and commanded [them]
παρήγγειλαν (parēngeilan)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 3853: To notify, command, charge, entreat solemnly. From para and the base of aggelos; to transmit a message, i.e. to enjoin.

not
μὴ (mē)
Adverb
Strong's 3361: Not, lest. A primary particle of qualified negation; not, lest; also (whereas ou expects an affirmative one) whether.

to speak
φθέγγεσθαι (phthengesthai)
Verb - Present Infinitive Middle or Passive
Strong's 5350: To speak aloud, utter. Probably akin to pheggos and thus to phemi; to utter a clear sound, i.e. to proclaim.

[or]
μηδὲ (mēde)
Conjunction
Strong's 3366: And not, not even, neither?nor. From me and de; but not, not even; in a continued negation, nor.

teach
διδάσκειν (didaskein)
Verb - Present Infinitive Active
Strong's 1321: To teach, direct, admonish. A prolonged form of a primary verb dao; to teach.

at all
καθόλου (katholou)
Adverb
Strong's 2527: One the whole, in general, altogether. From kata and holos; on the whole, i.e. Entirely.

in
ἐπὶ (epi)
Preposition
Strong's 1909: On, to, against, on the basis of, at.

the
τῷ (tō)
Article - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

name
ὀνόματι (onomati)
Noun - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3686: Name, character, fame, reputation. From a presumed derivative of the base of ginosko; a 'name'.

of Jesus.
Ἰησοῦ (Iēsou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 2424: Of Hebrew origin; Jesus, the name of our Lord and two other Israelites.


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