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36 God sent his word to the Jewish people first,[a] announcing the wonderful news of hope and peace[b] through Jesus, the Anointed One, the Lord of all.[c] 37 You are well aware of all that began in Galilee and spread throughout the land of Israel immediately after John preached his message of baptism.

38 “Jesus of Nazareth was anointed by God with the Holy Spirit and with great power. He did wonderful things for others and divinely healed all who were under the tyranny of the devil,[d] for God had anointed him.

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 10:36 The Aramaic is “For the Living Expression was the inheritance of the Jewish people.”
  2. Acts 10:36 Or by inference, “peace with God through Jesus Christ.” Only the Aramaic has “hope and peace.”
  3. Acts 10:36 The Aramaic is “who is Master Yahweh of all.” That is, Jesus is Lord, not just for the Jewish people but for all people groups. The Aramaic is “who is Master Yahweh of all.”
  4. Acts 10:38 The Greek word for “devil” can also be translated “slanderer-liar.”

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