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Acts 21:18

    Acts 21:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the day following Paul went in with us unto James; and all the elders were present.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the day following Paul went in with us to James; and all the elders were present.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the day following Paul went in with us unto James; and all the elders were present.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And on the day after, Paul went with us to James, and all the rulers of the church were present.

    Webster's Revision

    And the day following Paul went in with us unto James; and all the elders were present.

    World English Bible

    The day following, Paul went in with us to James; and all the elders were present.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the day following Paul went in with us unto James; and all the elders were present.

    Clarke's Commentary on Acts 21:18

    Went in with us unto James - This was James the Less, son of Mary; and cousin to our Lord. He appears to have been bishop of the Church in Jerusalem, and perhaps the only apostle who continued in that city. We have already seen what a very important character he sustained in the council. See Acts 15:13.

    All the elders were present - It appears that they had been convened about matters of serious and important moment; and some think it was relative to Paul himself, of whose arrival they had heard, and well knew how many of those that believed were disaffected towards him.

    Barnes' Notes on Acts 21:18

    Unto James - James the Less. See the notes on Acts 15:13. He resided at Jerusalem. Compare Galatians 1:19. It is not improbable that he was the only one of the apostles then at Jerusalem; and there is reason to believe that the church at Jerusalem was left under his particular care. It was natural, therefore, that Paul and his companions should take an early opportunity to see him. James was the cousin of our Lord, and in Galatians 1:19 he is called the Lord's brother. On all accounts, therefore, he was entitled to, and would receive, particular respect from the early disciples.