New Living Translation
When it was clear that we couldn't persuade him, we gave up and said, "The Lord's will be done."
King James Bible
And when he would not be persuaded, we ceased, saying, The will of the Lord be done.
Darby Bible Translation
And when he would not be persuaded, we were silent, saying, The will of the Lord be done.
World English Bible
When he would not be persuaded, we ceased, saying, "The Lord's will be done."
Young's Literal Translation
and he not being persuaded, we were silent, saying, 'The will of the Lord be done.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:14 And when he would not be persuaded - This was not obstinacy, but true Christian resolution. We should never be persuaded, either to do evil, or to omit doing any good which is in our power; saying, the will of the Lord be done - Which they were satisfied Paul knew.
LibraryAs Thou Wilt.
"The will of the Lord be done."--Acts 21:14. "Wie Gott will! also will ich sagen." Neumeister. transl., Jane Borthwick, 1858 As Thou wilt, my God! I ever say; What Thou wilt is ever best for me; What have I to do with earthly care, Since to-morrow I may leave with Thee? Lord, Thou knowest, I am not my own, All my hope and help depend on Thee alone. As Thou wilt! still I can believe; Never did the word of promise fail. Faith can hold it fast, and feel it sure, Though temptations cloud and fears …
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