New American Standard Bible
"Therefore let it be known to you that this salvation of God has been sent to the Gentiles; they will also listen."
King James Bible
Be it known therefore unto you, that the salvation of God is sent unto the Gentiles, and that they will hear it.
Darby Bible Translation
Be it known to you therefore, that this salvation of God has been sent to the nations; they also will hear it.
World English Bible
"Be it known therefore to you, that the salvation of God is sent to the nations. They will also listen."
Young's Literal Translation
'Be it known, therefore, to you, that to the nations was sent the salvation of God, these also will hear it;'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The salvation of God - The knowledge of God's mode of saving people.
Is sent unto the Gentiles - Since you have rejected it, it will be offered to them. See the notes on Acts 13:46.
And that they will hear it - They will embrace it. Paul was never discouraged. If the gospel was rejected by one class of people he was ready to offer it to another. If his own countrymen despised it, he never allowed himself to suppose that Christ had died in vain, but believed that others would embrace its saving benefits. How happy would it be if all Christians had the same unwavering faith and zeal as Paul.
LibraryPaul in Rome
And Paul dwelt two whole years in his own hired house, and received all that came in unto him, 31. Preaching the kingdom of God, and teaching those things which concern the Lord Jesus Christ, with all confidence, no man forbidding him.' --ACTS xxviii. 30, 31. So ends this book. It stops rather than ends. Many reasons might be suggested for closing here. Probably the simplest is the best, that nothing more is said for nothing more had yet been done. Probably the book was written during these two years. …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
The Supremacy of Christ
Mission and Return of the Seventy.
Ancient Versions of the Old Testament.
He has remembered His lovingkindness and His faithfulness to the house of Israel; All the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.
They said to Him, "He will bring those wretches to a wretched end, and will rent out the vineyard to other vine-growers who will pay him the proceeds at the proper seasons."
For my eyes have seen Your salvation,
But the Lord said to him, "Go, for he is a chosen instrument of Mine, to bear My name before the Gentiles and kings and the sons of Israel;
"Brethren, sons of Abraham's family, and those among you who fear God, to us the message of this salvation has been sent.
Paul and Barnabas spoke out boldly and said, "It was necessary that the word of God be spoken to you first; since you repudiate it and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we are turning to the Gentiles.
When he had spoken these words, the Jews departed, having a great dispute among themselves.
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