Acts 13:46
Good News Translation
But Paul and Barnabas spoke out even more boldly: "It was necessary that the word of God should be spoken first to you. But since you reject it and do not consider yourselves worthy of eternal life, we will leave you and go to the Gentiles.

Contemporary English Version
But Paul and Barnabas bravely said: We had to tell God's message to you before we told it to anyone else. But you rejected the message! This proves that you don't deserve eternal life. Now we are going to the Gentiles.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then Paul and Barnabas said boldly: To you it behoved us first to speak the word of God: but because you reject it and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold we turn to the Gentiles.

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Then Paul and Barnabas said boldly: To you it behoved us first to speak the word of God: but because you reject it and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold we turn to the Gentiles.

waxed.

Acts 4:13,29-31 Now seeing the constancy of Peter and of John, understanding that they were illiterate and ignorant men, they wondered: and they knew them that they had been with Jesus. . . .

Proverbs 28:1 The wicked man fleeth, when no man pursueth: but the just, bold as a lion, shall be without dread.

Romans 10:20 But Isaias is bold, and saith: I was found by them that did not seek me. I appeared openly to them that asked not after me.

Ephesians 6:19,20 And for me, that speech may be given me, that I may open my mouth with confidence, to make known the mystery of the gospel, . . .

Philippians 1:14 And many of the brethren in the Lord, growing confident by my bands, are much more bold to speak the word of God without fear.

Hebrews 11:34 Quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, recovered strength from weakness, became valiant in battle, put to flight the armies of foreigners.

It was.

Acts 13:26 Men, brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you fear God: to you the word of this salvation is sent.

Acts 3:26 To you first, God, raising up his Son, hath sent him to bless you: that every one may convert himself from his wickedness.

Acts 18:5 And when Silas and Timothy were come from Macedonia, Paul was earnest in preaching, testifying to the Jews that Jesus is the Christ.

Acts 26:20 But to them first that are at Damascus and at Jerusalem, and unto all the country of Judea, and to the Gentiles did I preach, that they should do penance and turn to God, doing works worthy of penance.

Matthew 10:6 But go ye rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.

Luke 24:47 And that penance and remission of sins should be preached in his name, unto all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

John 4:22 You adore that which you know not: we adore that which we know. For salvation is of the Jews.

Romans 1:16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel. For it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth: to the Jew first and to the Greek.

Romans 2:10 But glory and honour and peace to every one that worketh good: to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.

Romans 9:4,5 Who are Israelites: to whom belongeth the adoption as of children and the glory and the testament and the giving of the law and the service of God and the promises: . . .

seeing.

Acts 7:51 You stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Ghost. As your fathers did, so do you also.

Exodus 32:9,10 And again the Lord said to Moses: I see that this people is stiffnecked: . . .

Deuteronomy 32:21 They have provoked me with that which was no god, and have angered me with their vanities: and I will provoke them with that which is no people, and will vex them with a foolish nation.

Isaiah 49:5-8 And now saith the Lord, that formed me from the womb to be his servant, that I may bring back Jacob unto him, and Israel will not be gathered together: and I am glorified in the eyes of the Lord, and my God is made my strength. . . .

Matthew 10:13-15 And if that house be worthy, your peace shall come upon it; but if it be not worthy, your peace shall return to you. . . .

Matthew 21:43 Therefore I say to you that the kingdom of God shall be taken from you and shall be given to a nation yielding the fruits thereof.

Matthew 22:6-10 And the rest laid hands on his servants and, having treated them contumeliously, put them to death. . . .

Luke 14:16-24 But he said to him: A certain man made a great supper and invited many. . . .

John 1:11 He came unto his own: and his own received him not.

Romans 10:19-21 But I say: Hath not Israel known? First, Moses saith: I will provoke you to jealousy by that which is not a nation: by a foolish nation I will anger you. . . .

Romans 11:11-13 I say then: Have they so stumbled, that they should fall? God forbid! But by their offence salvation is come to the Gentiles, that they may be emulous of them. . . .

turn.

Acts 18:6 But they gainsaying and blaspheming, he shook his garments and said to them: Your blood be upon your own heads: I am clean. From henceforth I will go unto the Gentiles.

Acts 28:28 Be it known therefore to you that this salvation of God is sent to the Gentiles: and they will hear it.

Isaiah 55:5 Behold thou shalt call a nation, which thou knewest not: and the nations that knew not thee shall run to thee, because of the Lord thy God, and for the Holy One of Israel, for he hath glorified thee.

Context
The Gentiles Ask to Hear the Gospel
45And the Jews, seeing the multitudes, were filled with envy and contradicted those things which were said by Paul, blaspheming. 46Then Paul and Barnabas said boldly: To you it behoved us first to speak the word of God: but because you reject it and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold we turn to the Gentiles. 47For so the Lord hath commanded us: I have set thee to be the light of the Gentiles: that thou mayest be for salvation unto the utmost part of the earth.…
Cross References
Ezekiel 2:5
If so be they at least will hear, and if so be they will forbear, for they are a provoking house: and they shall know that there hath been a prophet in the midst of them.

Matthew 21:41
They say to him: He will bring those evil men to an evil end and let out his vineyard to other husbandmen that shall render him the fruit in due season.

Matthew 25:46
And these shall go into everlasting punishment: but the just, into life everlasting.

Acts 3:26
To you first, God, raising up his Son, hath sent him to bless you: that every one may convert himself from his wickedness.

Acts 9:20
And immediately he preached Jesus in the synagogues, that he is the son of God.

Acts 13:5
And when they were come to Salamina, they preached the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews. And they had John also in the ministry.

Acts 13:14
But they, passing through Perge, came to Antioch in Pisidia: and, entering into the Synagogue on the sabbath day, they sat down.

Acts 13:26
Men, brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you fear God: to you the word of this salvation is sent.

Acts 18:6
But they gainsaying and blaspheming, he shook his garments and said to them: Your blood be upon your own heads: I am clean. From henceforth I will go unto the Gentiles.

Acts 19:9
But when some were hardened and believed not, speaking evil of the way of the Lord before the multitude, departing from them, he separated the disciples, disputing daily in the school of one Tyrannus.

Acts 22:21
And he said to me: Go, for unto the Gentiles afar off will I send thee.

Acts 26:20
But to them first that are at Damascus and at Jerusalem, and unto all the country of Judea, and to the Gentiles did I preach, that they should do penance and turn to God, doing works worthy of penance.

Acts 28:28
Be it known therefore to you that this salvation of God is sent to the Gentiles: and they will hear it.

Additional Translations
Then Paul and Barnabas answered them boldly: “It was necessary to speak the word of God to you first. But since you reject it and do not consider yourselves worthy of eternal life, we now turn to the Gentiles.

And Paul and Barnabas, having spoken boldly, said, "It was necessary for the word of God to be spoken first to you. But since you thrust it away and do not judge yourselves worthy of eternal life, behold, we are turning to the Gentiles.

Then Paul and Barnabas waxed bold, and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first have been spoken to you: but seeing you put it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, see, we turn to the Gentiles.

And Paul and Barnabas spake out boldly, and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first be spoken to you. Seeing ye thrust it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles.

And Paul and Barnabas spoke boldly and said, It was necessary that the word of God should be first spoken to you; but, since ye thrust it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, lo, we turn to the nations;

And Paul and Barnabas spake out boldly, and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first be spoken to you. Seeing ye thrust it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles.

Then Paul and Barnabas became bold, and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first be spoken to you: but seeing ye reject it, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles.

Then, throwing off all reserve, Paul and Barnabas said, "We were bound to proclaim God's Message to you first. But since you spurn it and judge yourselves to be unworthy of the Life of the Ages--well, we turn to the Gentiles.

Paul and Barnabas spoke out boldly, and said, "It was necessary that God's word should be spoken to you first. Since indeed you thrust it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we turn to the Gentiles.

And speaking boldly, Paul and Barnabas said, 'To you it was necessary that first the word of God be spoken, and seeing ye do thrust it away, and do not judge yourselves worthy of the life age-during, lo, we do turn to the nations;
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