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Passage Lookup: Acts 11:1-18

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Acts 11:1
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Now the apostles and (a)the brethren who were throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God.
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Acts 11:2
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And when Peter came up to Jerusalem, [a](b)those who were circumcised took issue with him,
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Acts 11:3
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saying, "(c)You [b]went to uncircumcised men and ate with them."
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Acts 11:4
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But Peter began speaking [c]and proceeded to explain to them (d)in orderly sequence, saying,
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Acts 11:5
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"(e)I was in the city of Joppa praying; and in a trance I saw (f)a vision, an [d]object coming down like a great sheet lowered by four corners from [e]the sky; and it came right down to me,
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Acts 11:6
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and when I had fixed my gaze on it and was observing it [f]I saw the four-footed animals of the earth and the wild beasts and the [g]crawling creatures and the birds of the [h]air.
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Acts 11:7
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I also heard a voice saying to me, ‘Get up, Peter; [i]kill and eat.'
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Acts 11:8
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But I said, ‘By no means, Lord, for nothing [j]unholy or unclean has ever entered my mouth.'
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Acts 11:9
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But a voice from heaven answered a second time, ‘(g)What God has cleansed, no longer [k]consider unholy.'
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Acts 11:10
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This happened three times, and everything was drawn back up into [l]the sky.
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Acts 11:11
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And behold, at that moment three men appeared at the house in which we were staying, having been sent to me from (h)Caesarea.
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Acts 11:12
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(i)The Spirit told me to go with them [m](j)without misgivings. (k)These six brethren also went with me and we entered the man's house.
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Acts 11:13
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And he reported to us how he had seen the angel [n]standing in his house, and saying, ‘Send to Joppa and have Simon, who is also called Peter, brought here;
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Acts 11:14
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and he will speak (l)words to you by which you will be saved, you and (m)all your household.'
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Acts 11:15
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And as I began to speak, (n)the Holy Spirit fell upon them just (o)as He did upon us at the beginning.
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Acts 11:16
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And I remembered the word of the Lord, how He used to say, ‘(p)John baptized with water, but you will be baptized [o]with the Holy Spirit.'
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Acts 11:17
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Therefore if (q)God gave to them the same gift as He gave to us also after believing in the Lord Jesus Christ, (r)who was I that I could [p]stand in God's way?"
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Acts 11:18
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When they heard this, they [q]quieted down and (s)glorified God, saying, "Well then, God has granted to the Gentiles also the (t)repentance that leads to life."
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