New American Standard Bible
for he powerfully refuted the Jews in public, demonstrating by the Scriptures that Jesus was the Christ.
King James Bible
For he mightily convinced the Jews, and that publickly, shewing by the scriptures that Jesus was Christ.
Darby Bible Translation
For he with great force convinced the Jews publicly, shewing by the scriptures that Jesus was the Christ.
World English Bible
for he powerfully refuted the Jews, publicly showing by the Scriptures that Jesus was the Christ.
Young's Literal Translation
for powerfully the Jews he was refuting publicly, shewing through the Writings Jesus to be the Christ.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
For he mightily convinced the Jews - He did it by strong arguments; he bore down all opposition, and effectually silenced them.
And that publicly - In his public preaching in the synagogue and elsewhere.
Showing by the scriptures - Proving from the Old Testament. Showing that Jesus of Nazareth corresponded with the account of the Messiah given by the prophets. See the notes on John 5:39.
That Jesus was Christ - See the margin. That Jesus of Nazareth was the Messiah.
'And when Paul was now about to open his mouth, Gallio said unto the Jews, If it were a matter of wrong: or wicked lewdness, O ye Jews, reason would that I should bear with you: 15. But if it be a question of words and names, and of your law, look ye to it; for I will be no judge of such matters.'--ACTS xviii. 14, 15. There is something very touching in the immortality of fame which comes to the men who for a moment pass across the Gospel story, like shooting stars kindled for an instant as they …
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And the child continued to grow and to become strong in spirit, and he lived in the deserts until the day of his public appearance to Israel.
Then Philip opened his mouth, and beginning from this Scripture he preached Jesus to him.
explaining and giving evidence that the Christ had to suffer and rise again from the dead, and saying, "This Jesus whom I am proclaiming to you is the Christ."
But when Silas and Timothy came down from Macedonia, Paul began devoting himself completely to the word, solemnly testifying to the Jews that Jesus was the Christ.
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