Bible Terms

Bible Term: Gentile

In the Bible, a Gentile is anyone who is not a Jew. Gentile refers to all non-Jewish people and nations.

To say “Jew and Gentile” (Acts 14:5 or Romans 3:9) encompasses all people.

[Read verses on the Bible using the word Gentile.]

Key verse about Gentile: He said to them: “You are well aware that it is against our law for a Jew to associate with or visit a Gentile. But God has shown me that I should not call anyone impure or unclean (Acts 10:28, NIV).

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