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Acts 17:27-28 New King James Version (NKJV)

27 so that they should seek the Lord, in the hope that they might grope for Him and find Him, though He is not far from each one of us; 28 for in Him we live and move and have our being, as also some of your own poets have said, ‘For we are also His offspring.’

New King James Version (NKJV)

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Acts 17:27-28 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

27 that they would seek God, if perhaps they might grope for Him and find Him, though He is not far from each one of us; 28 for in Him we live and move and [a]exist, as even some of your own poets have said, ‘For we also are His children.’

Footnotes:

  1. Acts 17:28 Lit are
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Acts 17:27-28 Amplified Bible (AMP)

27 This was so that they would seek God, if perhaps they might grasp for Him and find Him, though He is not far from each one of us. 28 For in Him we live and move and exist [that is, in Him we actually have our being], as even some of [a]your own poets have said, ‘For we also are His children.’

Footnotes:

  1. Acts 17:28 Paul was probably exposed to Greek literature when he studied with Gamaliel, and quoting or paraphrasing a line from one of their poets would have surprised and kept the attention of the audience. See note 22:3.
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Acts 17:27-28 New International Version (NIV)

27 God did this so that they would seek him and perhaps reach out for him and find him, though he is not far from any one of us. 28 ‘For in him we live and move and have our being.’[a] As some of your own poets have said, ‘We are his offspring.’[b]

Footnotes:

  1. Acts 17:28 From the Cretan philosopher Epimenides
  2. Acts 17:28 From the Cilician Stoic philosopher Aratus
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Acts 17:27-28 King James Version (KJV)

27 That they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after him, and find him, though he be not far from every one of us:

28 For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring.

Ephesians 4:6 New King James Version (NKJV)

one God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in [a]you all.

Footnotes:

  1. Ephesians 4:6 NU omits you; M us
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Ephesians 4:6 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

one God and Father of all who is over all and through all and in all.

New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Ephesians 4:6 Amplified Bible (AMP)

one God and Father of us all who is [sovereign] over all and [working] through all and [living] in all.

Amplified Bible (AMP)

Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. All rights reserved.

Ephesians 4:6 New International Version (NIV)

one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.

New International Version (NIV)

Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. All rights reserved worldwide.

Ephesians 4:6 King James Version (KJV)

One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all.

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