Acts 26:17
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New International Version
I will rescue you from your own people and from the Gentiles. I am sending you to them

King James Bible
Delivering thee from the people, and from the Gentiles, unto whom now I send thee,

Darby Bible Translation
taking thee out from among the people, and the nations, to whom *I* send thee,

World English Bible
delivering you from the people, and from the Gentiles, to whom I send you,

Young's Literal Translation
delivering thee from the people, and the nations, to whom now I send thee,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Delivering thee from the people - From the Jews - and from the Gentiles, put here in opposition to the Jews; and both meaning mankind at large, wheresoever the providence of God might send him. But he was to be delivered from the malice of the Jews, that he might be sent with salvation to the Gentiles.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Delivering.

Acts 9:23-25,29,30 And after that many days were fulfilled, the Jews took counsel to kill him...

Acts 13:50 But the Jews stirred up the devout and honorable women, and the chief men of the city, and raised persecution against Paul and Barnabas...

Acts 14:5,6,19,20 And when there was an assault made both of the Gentiles, and also of the Jews with their rulers, to use them spitefully...

Acts 16:39 And they came and sought them, and brought them out, and desired them to depart out of the city.

Acts 17:10,14 And the brothers immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night to Berea: who coming thither went into the synagogue of the Jews...

Acts 18:10,12-16 For I am with you, and no man shall set on you to hurt you: for I have much people in this city...

Acts 19:28 And when they heard these sayings, they were full of wrath, and cried out, saying, Great is Diana of the Ephesians.

*etc:

Acts 21:28-36 Crying out, Men of Israel, help: This is the man, that teaches all men every where against the people, and the law, and this place...

Acts 22:21,22 And he said to me, Depart: for I will send you far hence to the Gentiles...

Acts 23:10-24 And when there arose a great dissension, the chief captain, fearing lest Paul should have been pulled in pieces of them...

Acts 25:3,9-11 And desired favor against him, that he would send for him to Jerusalem, laying wait in the way to kill him...

Acts 27:42-44 And the soldiers' counsel was to kill the prisoners, lest any of them should swim out, and escape...

Psalm 34:19 Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivers him out of them all.

Psalm 37:32,33 The wicked watches the righteous, and seeks to slay him...

2 Corinthians 1:8-10 For we would not, brothers, have you ignorant of our trouble which came to us in Asia, that we were pressed out of measure...

2 Corinthians 4:8-10 We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair...

2 Corinthians 11:23-26 Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am more; in labors more abundant, in stripes above measure...

2 Timothy 3:11 Persecutions, afflictions, which came to me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra; what persecutions I endured...

2 Timothy 4:16,17 At my first answer no man stood with me, but all men forsook me: I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge...

the Gentiles.

Acts 9:15 But the Lord said to him, Go your way: for he is a chosen vessel to me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings...

Acts 22:21 And he said to me, Depart: for I will send you far hence to the Gentiles.

Acts 28:28 Be it known therefore to you, that the salvation of God is sent to the Gentiles, and that they will hear it.

Romans 11:13 For I speak to you Gentiles, inasmuch as I am the apostle of the Gentiles, I magnify my office:

Romans 15:16 That I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God...

Galatians 2:9 And when James, Cephas, and John, who seemed to be pillars, perceived the grace that was given to me...

Ephesians 3:7,8 Whereof I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given to me by the effectual working of his power...

1 Timothy 2:7 Whereunto I am ordained a preacher, and an apostle, (I speak the truth in Christ...

2 Timothy 1:11 Whereunto I am appointed a preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher of the Gentiles.

2 Timothy 4:17 Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the preaching might be fully known...

Library
April 20 Evening
Who art thou Lord? I am Jesus.--ACTS 26:15. It is I; be not afraid.--When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee: and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee. For I am the Lord thy God, . . . thy Saviour. Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.--Emmanuel, God with us. Thou shalt
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Faith in Christ
'...Faith that is in Me.'--ACTS xxvi. 18. It is commonly said, and so far as the fact is concerned, said truly, that what are called the distinguishing doctrines of Christianity are rather found in the Epistles than in the Gospels. If we wish the clearest statements of the nature and person of Christ, we turn to Paul's Epistle to the Colossians. If we wish the fullest dissertation upon Christ's work as a sacrifice, we go to the Epistle to the Hebrews. If we seek to prove that men are justified by
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts

Acts 26:24-29. Portraits.
[10] "And as he thus spake for himself, Festus said with a loud voice, Paul, thou art beside thyself; much learning doth make thee mad. "But he said, I am not mad, most noble Festus; but speak forth the words of truth and soberness. "For the king knoweth of these things, before whom also I speak freely: for I am persuaded that none of these things are hidden from him; for this thing was not done in a corner. "King Agrippa, believest thou the prophets? I know that thou believest. "Then Agrippa said
John Charles Ryle—The Upper Room: Being a Few Truths for the Times

The Publisher to the Reader.
There are no sermons I know of any divine or pastor in this kingdom, that have been more frequently printed, or more universally read and esteemed, than the elegant and judicious discourses of Mr. Binning, which were published after his death, at different times, in four small volumes. As there was a great demand for these valuable writings, about twenty six years ago; so these printed copies of them were compared with his own manuscript copy now in my hand, carefully revised, and then printed, in
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Cross References
1 Chronicles 16:35
Cry out, "Save us, God our Savior; gather us and deliver us from the nations, that we may give thanks to your holy name, and glory in your praise."

Jeremiah 1:8
Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you and will rescue you," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 1:19
They will fight against you but will not overcome you, for I am with you and will rescue you," declares the LORD.

Ezekiel 3:5
You are not being sent to a people of obscure speech and strange language, but to the people of Israel--

Acts 9:15
But the Lord said to Ananias, "Go! This man is my chosen instrument to proclaim my name to the Gentiles and their kings and to the people of Israel.

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