Acts 13:40
Good News Translation
Take care, then, so that what the prophets said may not happen to you:

New Revised Standard Version
Beware, therefore, that what the prophets said does not happen to you:

Contemporary English Version
Make sure what the prophets have said doesn't happen to you. They said,

New American Bible
Be careful, then, that what was said in the prophets not come about:

Douay-Rheims Bible
Beware, therefore, lest that come upon you which is spoken in the prophets:

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Beware, therefore, lest that come upon you which is spoken in the prophets:


Malachi 3:2 And who shall be able to think of the day of his coming? and who shall stand to see him? for he is like a refining fire, and like the fuller's herb:

Malachi 4:1 For behold the day shall come kindled as a furnace: and all the proud, and all that do wickedly shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall set them on fire, saith the Lord of hosts, it shall not leave them root, nor branch.

Matthew 3:9-12 And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham for our father. For I tell you that God is able of these stones to raise up children to Abraham. . . .

Hebrews 2:3 How shall we escape if we neglect so great salvation? Which, having begun to be declared by the Lord, was confirmed unto us by them that heard him.

Hebrews 3:12 Take heed, brethren, lest perhaps there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, to depart from the living God.

Hebrews 12:25 See that you refuse him not that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused him that spoke upon earth, much more shall not we that turn away from him that speaketh to us from heaven.


Isaiah 29:14 Therefore behold I will proceed to cause an admiration in this people, by a great and wonderful miracle: for wisdom shall perish from their wise men, and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hid.

Habakkuk 1:5 Behold ye among the nations, and see: wonder, and be astonished: for a work is done in your days, which no man will believe when it shall be told.

In Pisidian Antioch
39In him every one that believeth is justified. 40Beware, therefore, lest that come upon you which is spoken in the prophets: 41Behold, ye despisers, and wonder and perish: for I work a work in your days, a work which you will not believe, if any man shall tell it you.…
Cross References
Ezekiel 33:9
But if thou tell the wicked man, that he may be converted from his ways, and he be not converted from his way he shall die in his iniquity: but thou hast delivered thy soul.

Luke 24:44
And he said to them: These are the words which I spoke to you while I was yet with you, that all things must needs be fulfilled which are written in the law of Moses and in the prophets and in the psalms, concerning me.

John 6:45
It is written in the prophets: And they shall all be taught of God. Every one that hath heard of the Father and hath learned cometh forth me.

Acts 7:42
And God turned and gave them up to serve the host of heaven, as it is written in the books of the prophets: Did you offer victims and sacrifices to me for forty years, in the desert, O house of Israel?

Acts 15:15
And to this agree the words of the prophets, as it is written:

Acts 13:39
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