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Acts 28:28

    Acts 28:28 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Be it known therefore unto you, that the salvation of God is sent unto the Gentiles, and that they will hear it.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Be it known therefore to you, that the salvation of God is sent to the Gentiles, and that they will hear it.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Be it known therefore unto you, that this salvation of God is sent unto the Gentiles: they will also hear.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Be certain, then, that the salvation of God is sent to the Gentiles, and they will give hearing.

    Webster's Revision

    Be it known therefore unto you, that this salvation of God is sent unto the Gentiles: they will also hear.

    World English Bible

    "Be it known therefore to you, that the salvation of God is sent to the nations. They will also listen."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Be it known therefore unto you, that this salvation of God is sent unto the Gentiles: they will also hear.

    Definitions for Acts 28:28

    Gentiles - A people; nations other than Israel.

    Clarke's Commentary on Acts 28:28

    The salvation of God is sent unto the Gentiles - St. Paul had spoken to this effect twice before, Acts 13:46, and Acts 18:6, where see the notes; but here he uses a firmer tone, being out of the Jewish territories, and under the protection of the emperor. By the salvation of God, all the blessings of the kingdom of Christ are intended. This salvation God could have sent unto the Gentiles, independently of the Jewish disobedience; but He waited till they had rejected it, and then reprobated them, and elected the Gentiles. Thus the elect became reprobate, and the reprobate elect.

    They will hear it - That is, they will obey it; for ακουειν signifies, not only to hear, but also to obey.

    Barnes' Notes on Acts 28:28

    The salvation of God - The knowledge of God's mode of saving people.

    Is sent unto the Gentiles - Since you have rejected it, it will be offered to them. See the notes on Acts 13:46.

    And that they will hear it - They will embrace it. Paul was never discouraged. If the gospel was rejected by one class of people he was ready to offer it to another. If his own countrymen despised it, he never allowed himself to suppose that Christ had died in vain, but believed that others would embrace its saving benefits. How happy would it be if all Christians had the same unwavering faith and zeal as Paul.

    Wesley's Notes on Acts 28:28

    28:28 The salvation of God is sent to the Gentiles - Namely, from this time. Before this no apostle had been at Rome. St. Paul was the first.