New International Version
So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him
King James Bible
And when Peter was come up to Jerusalem, they that were of the circumcision contended with him,
Darby Bible Translation
and when Peter went up to Jerusalem, they of the circumcision contended with him,
World English Bible
When Peter had come up to Jerusalem, those who were of the circumcision contended with him,
Young's Literal Translation
and when Peter came up to Jerusalem, those of the circumcision were contending with him,
Acts 11:2 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Contended with him - A manifest proof this that the primitive Church at Jerusalem (and no Church can ever deserve this name but the Jerusalem Church) had no conception of St. Peter's supremacy, or of his being prince of the apostles. He is now called to account for his conduct, which they judged to be reprehensible; and which they would not have attempted to do had they believed him to be Christ's vicar upon earth, and the infallible Head of the Church. But this absurd dream is every where refuted in the New Testament.
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A new name.--REV. 2:17. The disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.--Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.--They that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.--Ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's. God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world. For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision …
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The Breaking Out of Discord
The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were astonished that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out even on Gentiles.
For before certain men came from James, he used to eat with the Gentiles. But when they arrived, he began to draw back and separate himself from the Gentiles because he was afraid of those who belonged to the circumcision group.
Jesus, who is called Justus, also sends greetings. These are the only Jews among my co-workers for the kingdom of God, and they have proved a comfort to me.
For there are many rebellious people, full of meaningless talk and deception, especially those of the circumcision group.
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