New Living Translation
In the past he permitted all the nations to go their own ways,
King James Bible
Who in times past suffered all nations to walk in their own ways.
Darby Bible Translation
who in the past generations suffered all the nations to go in their own ways,
World English Bible
who in the generations gone by allowed all the nations to walk in their own ways.
Young's Literal Translation
who in the past generations did suffer all the nations to go on in their ways,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:16 Who in times past - He prevents their objection, But if these things are so, we should have heard the in from our fathers. Suffered - An awful judgment, all nations - The multitude of them that err does not turn error into truth, to walk in their own ways - The idolatries which they had chosen.
LibraryWhether it was Fitting that Christ Should be Transfigured?
Objection 1: It would seem that it was not fitting that Christ should be transfigured. For it is not fitting for a true body to be changed into various shapes [figuras], but only for an imaginary body. Now Christ's body was not imaginary, but real, as stated above (Q, A). Therefore it seems that it should not have been transfigured. Objection 2: Further, figure is in the fourth species of quality, whereas clarity is in the third, since it is a sensible quality. Therefore Christ's assuming …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Preaching among the Heathen
Of Bearing the Cross --One Branch of Self-Denial.
Jewish Rejecters and Gentile Receivers
So I let them follow their own stubborn desires, living according to their own ideas.
Though the nations around us follow their idols, we will follow the LORD our God forever and ever.
"God overlooked people's ignorance about these things in earlier times, but now he commands everyone everywhere to repent of their sins and turn to him.
For God presented Jesus as the sacrifice for sin. People are made right with God when they believe that Jesus sacrificed his life, shedding his blood. This sacrifice shows that God was being fair when he held back and did not punish those who sinned in times past,
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