15 And after those days we 3packed and went up to Jerusalem. 16 Also some of the disciples from Caesarea went with us and brought with them a certain Mnason of Cyprus, an early disciple, with whom we were to lodge.
17 lAnd when we had come to Jerusalem, the brethren received us gladly. 18 On the following day Paul went in with us to mJames, and all the elders were present. 19 When he had greeted them, nhe told in detail those things which God had done among the Gentiles othrough his ministry. 20 And when they heard it, they glorified the Lord. And they said to him, “You see, brother, how many myriads of Jews there are who have believed, and they are all pzealous for the law; 21 but they have been informed about you that you teach all the Jews who are among the Gentiles to forsake Moses, saying that they ought not to circumcise their children nor to walk according to the customs. 22 4What then? The assembly must certainly meet, for they will hear that you have come. 23 Therefore do what we tell you: We have four men who have taken a vow. 24 Take them and be purified with them, and pay their expenses so that they may qshave their heads, and that all may know that those things of which they were informed concerning you are nothing, but that you yourself also walk orderly and keep the law. 25 But concerning the Gentiles who believe, rwe have written and decided 5that they should observe no such thing, except that they should keep themselves from things offered to idols, from blood, from things strangled, and from 6sexual immorality.”
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