New Living Translation
"No, Lord," Peter declared. "I have never eaten anything that our Jewish laws have declared impure and unclean."
King James Bible
But Peter said, Not so, Lord; for I have never eaten any thing that is common or unclean.
Darby Bible Translation
And Peter said, In no wise, Lord; for I have never eaten anything common or unclean.
World English Bible
But Peter said, "Not so, Lord; for I have never eaten anything that is common or unclean."
Young's Literal Translation
And Peter said, 'Not so, Lord; because at no time did I eat anything common or unclean;'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:14 But Peter said, In nowise, Lord - When God commands a strange or seemingly improper thing, the first objection frequently finds pardon. But it ought not to be repeated. This doubt and delay of St. Peter had several good effects. Hereby the will of God in this important point was made more evident and incontestable. And Peter also, having been so slow of belief himself, could the more easily bear the doubting of his brethren, Acts 11:2, and c.
LibraryMay the Twenty-Sixth the Uniting of Sundered Peoples
"On the Gentiles also was poured out the gift of the Holy Ghost." --ACTS x. 34-48. And this is ever the issue of a true outpouring of the Spirit: sundered peoples become one. At "low tide" there are multitudes of separated pools along the shore: at "high tide" they flow together, and the little distinctions are lost in a splendid union. It is so racially. "Jew and Gentile!" Peter and Cornelius lose their prejudices in the emancipating ministry of the Spirit. And so shall it be with English and …
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year
The Outpouring of the Holy Spirit
The Candour of the Writers of the New Testament.
Devotion to God.
You may not, however, eat the following animals that have split hooves or that chew the cud, but not both. The camel chews the cud but does not have split hooves, so it is ceremonially unclean for you.
"You must not eat winged insects that walk along the ground; they are detestable to you.
These are the animals you may eat: the ox, the sheep, the goat,
Then I said, "O Sovereign LORD, must I be defiled by using human dung? For I have never been defiled before. From the time I was a child until now I have never eaten any animal that died of sickness or was killed by other animals. I have never eaten any meat forbidden by the law."
But Daniel was determined not to defile himself by eating the food and wine given to them by the king. He asked the chief of staff for permission not to eat these unacceptable foods.
Suddenly, a man with leprosy approached him and knelt before him. "Lord," the man said, "if you are willing, you can heal me and make me clean."
It's not what goes into your mouth that defiles you; you are defiled by the words that come out of your mouth."
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