Acts 16:21
Good News Translation
They are teaching customs that are against our law; we are Roman citizens, and we cannot accept these customs or practice them."

Contemporary English Version
They are telling us to do things we Romans are not allowed to do."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And preach a fashion which it is not lawful for us to receive nor observe, being Romans.

New American Bible
and are advocating customs that are not lawful for us Romans to adopt or practice.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And preach a fashion which it is not lawful for us to receive nor observe, being Romans.

Acts 26:3 Especially as thou knowest all, both customs and questions, that are among the Jews. Wherefore I beseech thee to hear me patiently.

Jeremiah 10:3 For the laws of the people are vain: for the works of the hand of the workman hath cut a tree out of the forest with an axe.

Context
Paul and Silas Imprisoned
20And presenting them to the magistrates, they said: These men disturb our city, being Jews: 21And preach a fashion which it is not lawful for us to receive nor observe, being Romans. 22And the people ran together against them: and the magistrates, rending off their clothes, commanded them to be beaten with rods.…
Cross References
Esther 3:8
And Aman said to king Assuerus: There is a people scattered through all the provinces of thy kingdom, and separated one from another, that use new laws and ceremonies, and moreover despise the king's ordinances: and thou knowest very well that it is not expedient for thy kingdom that they should grow insolent by impunity.

Matthew 12:2
And the Pharisees seeing them, said to him: Behold thy disciples do that which is not lawful to do on the sabbath days.

Acts 16:12
And from thence to Philippi, which is the chief city of part of Macedonia, a colony. And we were in this city some days conferring together.

Acts 16:20
And presenting them to the magistrates, they said: These men disturb our city, being Jews:

Additional Translations
by promoting customs that are unlawful for us Romans to adopt or practice.”

and preach customs that it is not lawful for us, being Romans, to accept nor to practice."

And teach customs, which are not lawful for us to receive, neither to observe, being Romans.

and set forth customs which it is not lawful for us to receive, or to observe, being Romans.

and announce customs which it is not lawful for us to receive nor practise, being Romans.

and set forth customs which it is not lawful for us to receive, or to observe, being Romans.

And teach customs which are not lawful for us to receive, neither to observe, being Romans.

They are Jews, and are teaching customs which we, as Romans, are not permitted to adopt or practise."

and set forth customs which it is not lawful for us to accept or to observe, being Romans."

and they proclaim customs that are not lawful for us to receive nor to do, being Romans.'
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