New American Standard Bible
"Simeon has related how God first concerned Himself about taking from among the Gentiles a people for His name.
King James Bible
Simeon hath declared how God at the first did visit the Gentiles, to take out of them a people for his name.
Darby Bible Translation
Simon has related how God first visited to take out of the nations a people for his name.
World English Bible
Simeon has reported how God first visited the nations, to take out of them a people for his name.
Young's Literal Translation
Simeon did declare how at first God did look after to take out of the nations a people for His name,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Simeon - This is a Hebrew name. The Greek mode of writing it commonly was Simon. It was one of the names of Peter, Matthew 4:18.
To take out of them a people - To choose from among the Gentries those who should be his friends.
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
And there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon; and this man was righteous and devout, looking for the consolation of Israel; and the Holy Spirit was upon him.
After there had been much debate, Peter stood up and said to them, "Brethren, you know that in the early days God made a choice among you, that by my mouth the Gentiles would hear the word of the gospel and believe.
2 Peter 1:1
Simon Peter, a bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have received a faith of the same kind as ours, by the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ:
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