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Acts 15:3

Context
NETBible

So they were sent on their way by the church, and as they passed through both Phoenicia 1  and Samaria, they were relating at length 2  the conversion of the Gentiles and bringing great joy 3  to all the brothers.

XREF

Isa 60:4,5; Isa 66:12-14; Lu 15:5-10,23,24,32; Ac 8:14; Ac 11:18; Ac 11:19; Ac 13:48,52; Ac 14:27; Ac 15:12; Ac 21:5; Ac 21:19,20; Ac 28:15; Ro 15:24; 1Co 16:6,11; Tit 3:13; 3Jo 1:6-8

NET © Notes

sn Phoenicia was an area along the Mediterranean coast north of Palestine in ancient Syria.

tn L&N 33.201 indicates that ἐκδιηγέομαι (ekdihgeomai) means to provide detailed information in a systematic manner, “to inform, to relate, to tell fully.” “Relating at length” conveys this effectively in the present context.

tn For ἐποίουν (epoioun) in this verse BDAG 839 s.v. ποιέω 2.c has “they brought joy to the members.”



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