New Living Translation
For he has set a day for judging the world with justice by the man he has appointed, and he proved to everyone who this is by raising him from the dead."
King James Bible
Because he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.
Darby Bible Translation
because he has set a day in which he is going to judge the habitable earth in righteousness by the man whom he has appointed, giving the proof of it to all in having raised him from among the dead.
World English Bible
because he has appointed a day in which he will judge the world in righteousness by the man whom he has ordained; of which he has given assurance to all men, in that he has raised him from the dead."
Young's Literal Translation
because He did set a day in which He is about to judge the world in righteousness, by a man whom He did ordain, having given assurance to all, having raised him out of the dead.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
17:31 He hath appointed a day in which he will judge the world - How fitly does he speak this, in their supreme court of justice? By the man - So he speaks, suiting himself to the capacity of his hearers. Whereof he hath given assurance to all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead - God raising Jesus demonstrated hereby, that he was to be the glorious Judge of all. We are by no means to imagine that this was all which the apostle intended to have said, but the indolence of some of his hearers and the petulancy of others cut him short.
LibraryThe General Resurrection
Behold, I show you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed; in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump, for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality. A n object, great in itself, and which we know to be so, will appear small to us, if we view it from a distance. The stars, for example, in our view, are but as little specks …
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2
The World Turned Upside Down
Colossians 4:14 "Luke, the Beloved Physician. "
Acts 17:16-17. Athens.
He will judge the world with justice and rule the nations with fairness.
before the LORD, for he is coming! He is coming to judge the earth. He will judge the world with justice, and the nations with his truth.
before the LORD. For the LORD is coming to judge the earth. He will judge the world with justice, and the nations with fairness.
I tell you the truth, the wicked cities of Sodom and Gomorrah will be better off than such a town on the judgment day.
And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.
For it has been determined that the Son of Man must die. But what sorrow awaits the one who betrays him."
In addition, the Father judges no one. Instead, he has given the Son absolute authority to judge,
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