New American Standard Bible
After they had stopped speaking, James answered, saying, "Brethren, listen to me.
King James Bible
And after they had held their peace, James answered, saying, Men and brethren, hearken unto me:
Darby Bible Translation
And after they had held their peace, James answered, saying, Brethren, listen to me:
World English Bible
After they were silent, James answered, "Brothers, listen to me.
Young's Literal Translation
and after they are silent, James answered, saying, 'Men, brethren, hearken to me;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
James answered - James the Less, son of Alpheus. See the notes on Acts 12:1.
Hearken unto me - This whole transaction shows that Peter had no such authority in the church as the papists pretend, for otherwise his opinion would have been followed without debate. James had an authority not less than that of Peter. It is possible that he might have been next in age (compare 1 Corinthians 15:7); and it seems morally certain that he remained for a considerable part of his life in Jerusalem, Acts 12:17; Acts 21:18; Galatians 1:19; Galatians 2:9, Galatians 2:12.
LibraryA Good Man's Faults
'And Barnabas determined to take with them John, whose surname was Mark. 38. But Paul thought not good to take him with them, who departed from them from Pamphylia, and went not with them to the work.'--ACTS xv. 37, 38. Scripture narratives are remarkable for the frankness with which they tell the faults of the best men. It has nothing in common with the cynical spirit in historians, of which this age has seen eminent examples, which fastens upon the weak places in the noblest natures, like a wasp …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
"Now the End of the Commandment," &C.
Whether the Justification of the Ungodly is the Remission of Sins
Whether Purification of the Heart is an Effect of Faith
But motioning to them with his hand to be silent, he described to them how the Lord had led him out of the prison. And he said, "Report these things to James and the brethren." Then he left and went to another place.
"Simeon has related how God first concerned Himself about taking from among the Gentiles a people for His name.
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