13 When they finished, Jamesg spoke up. “Brothers,” he said, “listen to me. 14 Simona has described to us how God first intervened to choose a people for his name from the Gentiles.h 15 The words of the prophets are in agreement with this, as it is written:
and rebuild David’s fallen tent.
Its ruins I will rebuild,
and I will restore it,
even all the Gentiles who bear my name,
Greek Simeon, a variant of Simon; that is, Peter
Some manuscripts things’— / 18the Lord’s work is known to him from long ago