New Living Translation
as they try to keep us from preaching the Good News of salvation to the Gentiles. By doing this, they continue to pile up their sins. But the anger of God has caught up with them at last.
King James Bible
Forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles that they might be saved, to fill up their sins alway: for the wrath is come upon them to the uttermost.
Darby Bible Translation
forbidding us to speak to the nations that they may be saved, that they may fill up their sins always: but wrath has come upon them to the uttermost.
World English Bible
forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles that they may be saved; to fill up their sins always. But wrath has come on them to the uttermost.
Young's Literal Translation
forbidding us to speak to the nations that they might be saved, to fill up their sins always, but the anger did come upon them -- to the end!
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:16 To fill up - The measure of their sins always, as they have ever done. But the vengeance of God is come upon them - Hath overtaken them unawares, whilst they were seeking to destroy others, and will speedily complete their destruction.
After four generations your descendants will return here to this land, for the sins of the Amorites do not yet warrant their destruction."
"At the end of their rule, when their sin is at its height, a fierce king, a master of intrigue, will rise to power.
Go ahead and finish what your ancestors started.
After a while some of the Jews plotted together to kill him.
But when some of the Jews saw the crowds, they were jealous; so they slandered Paul and argued against whatever he said.
Then the Jews stirred up the influential religious women and the leaders of the city, and they incited a mob against Paul and Barnabas and ran them out of town.
Some of the Jews, however, spurned God's message and poisoned the minds of the Gentiles against Paul and Barnabas.
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