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Acts 11:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And when Peter was come up to Jerusalem, they that were of the circumcision contended with him,
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And when Peter was come up to Jerusalem, they that were of the circumcision contended with him,
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And when Peter came up to Jerusalem, those who were circumcised took issue with him,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And when Peter had come to Jerusalem, they that were of the circumcision contended with him,
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and when Peter went up to Jerusalem, they of the circumcision contended with him,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, when Peter came up unto Jerusalem, they of the circumcision began to find fault with him,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and when Peter came up to Jerusalem, those of the circumcision were contending with him,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And when Peter was come up to Jerusalem, they that were of the circumcision contended with him,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And when Peter was come vp to Hierusalem, they that were of the circumcision contended with him,
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— AND when Shemun had gone up to Urishlem, they who were of the circumcision contended with him,
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And when Simon went up to Jerusalem, they who were of the circumcision contended with him,

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
when 3753
{3753} Prime
From G3739 and G5037; at which (thing) too, that is, when.
Peter 4074
{4074} Prime
Apparently a primary word; a (piece of) rock (larger than G3037); as a name, Petrus, an apostle.
was come up 305
{0305} Prime
From G0303 and the base of G0939; to go up (literally or figuratively).
<5627> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2138 plus 1 in a variant reading in a footnote
to 1519
{1519} Prime
A primary preposition; to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases.
Jerusalem, 2414
{2414} Prime
Of Hebrew origin [H3389]; Hierosolyma (that is, Jerushalaim), the capital of Palestine.
they x3588
(3588) Complement

The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
that were of 1537
{1537} Prime
A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence motion or action proceeds), from, out (of place, time or cause; literally or figuratively; direct or remote).
the circumcision 4061
{4061} Prime
From G4059; circumcision (the rite, the condition or the people, literally or figuratively).
contended 1252
{1252} Prime
From G1223 and G2919; to separate thoroughly, that is, (literally and reflexively) to withdraw from, or (by implication) oppose; figuratively to discriminate (by implication decide), or (reflexively) hesitate.
<5710> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Middle (See G5785)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 34
with 4314
{4314} Prime
A strengthened form of G4253; a preposition of direction; forward to, that is, toward (with the genitive case the side of, that is, pertaining to; with the dative case by the side of, that is, near to; usually with the accusative case the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, that is, whither or for which it is predicated).
him, 846
{0846} Prime
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Acts 11:1-11.

Acts 11:2

_ _ they ... of the circumcision — not the Jewish Christians generally, for here there were no other, but such as, from their jealousy for “the middle wall of partition” which circumcision raised between Jew and Gentile, were afterwards known as “they of the circumcision.” They doubtless embraced apostles as well as others.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 11:1-18.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Acts 10:9 On the morrow, as they went on their journey, and drew nigh unto the city, Peter went up upon the housetop to pray about the sixth hour:
Acts 10:45 And they of the circumcision which believed were astonished, as many as came with Peter, because that on the Gentiles also was poured out the gift of the Holy Ghost.
Acts 15:1 And certain men which came down from Judaea taught the brethren, [and said], Except ye be circumcised after the manner of Moses, ye cannot be saved.
Acts 15:5 But there rose up certain of the sect of the Pharisees which believed, saying, That it was needful to circumcise them, and to command [them] to keep the law of Moses.
Acts 21:20-23 And when they heard [it], they glorified the Lord, and said unto him, Thou seest, brother, how many thousands of Jews there are which believe; and they are all zealous of the law: ... Do therefore this that we say to thee: We have four men which have a vow on them;
Galatians 2:12-14 For before that certain came from James, he did eat with the Gentiles: but when they were come, he withdrew and separated himself, fearing them which were of the circumcision. ... But when I saw that they walked not uprightly according to the truth of the gospel, I said unto Peter before [them] all, If thou, being a Jew, livest after the manner of Gentiles, and not as do the Jews, why compellest thou the Gentiles to live as do the Jews?
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