Acts 9:15



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But the Lord said to him, "Go, for he is a chosen instrument of Mine, to bear My name before the Gentiles and kings and the sons of Israel;

King James Version

But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel:

Holman Bible

But the Lord said to him, "Go! For this man is My chosen instrument to carry My name before Gentiles, kings, and the sons of Israel.

International Standard Version

But the Lord told him, "Go, because he's my chosen instrument to carry my name to unbelievers, to their kings, and to the descendants of Israel.

A Conservative Version

But the Lord said to him, Go, because this man is a chosen vessel to me, to bear my name before Gentiles and kings, and sons of Israel.

American Standard Version

But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles and kings, and the children of Israel:

Amplified

But the Lord said to him, Go, for this man is a chosen instrument of Mine to bear My name before the Gentiles and kings and the descendants of Israel;

An Understandable Version

But the Lord replied to him, "Go on your way, for Saul is someone I have especially chosen to carry my name to the [unconverted] Gentiles, kings and the Israelites.

Anderson New Testament

But the Lord said to him: Go; for he is a vessel chosen by me to bear my name before nations and kings, and the sons of Israel.

Bible in Basic English

But the Lord said, Go without fear: for he is a special vessel for me, to give to the Gentiles and kings and to the children of Israel the knowledge of my name:

Common New Testament

But the Lord said to him, "Go, for he is a chosen instrument of mine to carry my name before the Gentiles and kings and the sons of Israel;

Daniel Mace New Testament

go, said the Lord to him: for he is the instrument I have chosen, to bear my name to the Gentiles, to kings, and to the children of Israel.

Darby Translation

And the Lord said to him, Go, for this man is an elect vessel to me, to bear my name before both nations and kings and the sons of Israel:

Godbey New Testament

And the Lord said to him, Go: because he is a vessel of election to me, to bear my name both before the Gentiles, and kings, and sons of Israel:

Goodspeed New Testament

The Lord said to him, "Go! This man is the means I have chosen for carrying my name among the heathen and their kings, and among the descendants of Israel.

John Wesley New Testament

But the Lord said unto him, Go: for he is a chosen vessel to me, to bear my name before nations and kings, and the children of Israel.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But the Lord said unto him, Go; for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles and kings and the sons of Israel;

Julia Smith Translation

And the Lord said to him, Go: for he is a vessel of choice to me, to lift up my name before nations, and kings, and the sons of Israel:

King James 2000

But the Lord said unto him, Go your way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel:

Lexham Expanded Bible

But the Lord said to him, "Go, because this man is my chosen instrument to carry my name before Gentiles and kings and the sons of Israel.

Modern King James verseion

But the Lord said to him, Go! For this one is a chosen vessel to Me, to bear My name before nations and kings and the sons of Israel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The Lord said unto him, "Go thy ways: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the gentiles, and kings and the children of Israel:

Moffatt New Testament

But the Lord said to him, "Go; I have chosen him to be the means of bringing my Name before the Gentiles and their kings as well as before the sons of Israel.

Montgomery New Testament

"Go," answered the Lord, "this man is chosen instrument of mine to bear my name before the nations and their kings, and before the Children of Israel also;

NET Bible

But the Lord said to him, "Go, because this man is my chosen instrument to carry my name before Gentiles and kings and the people of Israel.

New Heart English Bible

But the Lord said to him, "Go your way, for he is my chosen vessel to bear my name before the nations and kings, and the sons of Israel.

New simplified Bible

The Lord said to him: Be on your way. This man is a chosen vessel to bear my name to the people of the nations, and kings and the children of Israel.

Noyes New Testament

But the Lord said to him, Go; for this man is to me a chosen vessel, to bear my name before nations, and kings, and the sons of Israel.

Sawyer New Testament

But the Lord said to him, Go, for he is a chosen vessel to me, to bear my name both before nations and kings, and the children of Israel;

The Emphasized Bible

But the Lord said unto him - Be going thy way; for, a choice vessel unto me, is this man, to bear my name before both thenations and kings, and the sons of Israel;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But the Lord said unto him, Go: for this man is an elect vessel for me, to bear my name before nations, and kings, and the children of Israel:

Twentieth Century New Testament

But the Lord said to him: "Go, for this man is my chosen instrument to uphold my Name before the Gentiles and their kings, and the people of Israel.

Webster

But the Lord said to him, Go, for he is a chosen vessel to me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel.

Weymouth New Testament

"Go," replied the Lord; "he is a chosen instrument of Mine to carry My name to the Gentiles and to kings and to the descendants of Israel.

Williams New Testament

But the Lord said to him, "Go, for he is a chosen instrument of mine to carry my name to the heathen and their kings, and to the descendants of Israel.

World English Bible

But the Lord said to him, "Go your way, for he is my chosen vessel to bear my name before the nations and kings, and the children of Israel.

Worrell New Testament

But the Lord said to him, "Go your way; because this man is to Me a chosen vessel to bear My name before nations, and kings, and the sons of Israel;

Worsley New Testament

But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way, for he is the instrument I have chosen, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel:

Youngs Literal Translation

And the Lord said unto him, 'Be going on, because a choice vessel to Me is this one, to bear My name before nations and kings -- the sons also of Israel;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Lord , lord , master , sir , Sir ,
Usage: 643

ἔπω 
Epo 
say , speak , tell , command , bid , , vr say
Usage: 824

πρός 
Pros 
unto , to , with , for , against , among , at , not tr , , vr to
Usage: 412


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

Go thy way
πορεύομαι 
Poreuomai 
go , depart , walk , go way ,
Usage: 101

ὅτι 
Hoti 
that , for , because , how that , how ,
Usage: 764

he
οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this , these , he , the same , this man , she , they ,
Usage: 258

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is , are , was , be , have , not tr , , vr is
Usage: 585

ἐκλογή 
Ekloge 
Usage: 6

σκεῦος 
Skeuos 
Usage: 17

unto me
μοί 
Moi 
me , my , I , mine
Usage: 152

to bear
βαστάζω 
Bastazo 
bear , carry , take up
Usage: 18

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
my , me , mine , I , mine own
Usage: 313

ὄνομα 
Onoma 
name , named , called , surname , named , not tr
Usage: 162

ἐνώπιον 
Enopion 
before , in the sight of , in the presence of , in sight , in presence , to , not tr
Usage: 78

ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132

and


τε 
Te 
and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
and , both , then , whether , even , also , not tr s
Usage: 0
Usage: 170

βασιλεύς 
Basileus 
Usage: 99

υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

Devotionals

Devotionals about Acts 9:15

Prayers for Acts 9:15

Context Readings

Ananias Sent To Saul

14 and here he has authority from the chief priests to bind all who call on Your name." 15 But the Lord said to him, "Go, for he is a chosen instrument of Mine, to bear My name before the Gentiles and kings and the sons of Israel; 16 for I will show him how much he must suffer for My name's sake."


Cross References

Acts 13:2

While they were ministering to the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Set apart for Me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them."

Ephesians 3:7-8

of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of God's grace which was given to me according to the working of His power.

Romans 1:5

through whom we have received grace and apostleship to bring about the obedience of faith among all the Gentiles for His name's sake,

Romans 11:13

But I am speaking to you who are Gentiles. Inasmuch then as I am an apostle of Gentiles, I magnify my ministry,

Galatians 1:15-16

But when God, who had set me apart even from my mother's womb and called me through His grace, was pleased

1 Timothy 2:7

For this I was appointed a preacher and an apostle (I am telling the truth, I am not lying) as a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.

Acts 22:21

"And He said to me, 'Go! For I will send you far away to the Gentiles.'"

2 Timothy 4:16-17

At my first defense no one supported me, but all deserted me; may it not be counted against them.

Exodus 4:12-14

"Now then go, and I, even I, will be with your mouth, and teach you what you are to say."

Jeremiah 1:5

"Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, And before you were born I consecrated you; I have appointed you a prophet to the nations."

Jeremiah 1:7

But the LORD said to me, "Do not say, 'I am a youth,' Because everywhere I send you, you shall go, And all that I command you, you shall speak.

Jonah 3:1-2

Now the word of the LORD came to Jonah the second time, saying,

Matthew 10:18

and you will even be brought before governors and kings for My sake, as a testimony to them and to the Gentiles.

John 15:16

"You did not choose Me but I chose you, and appointed you that you would go and bear fruit, and that your fruit would remain, so that whatever you ask of the Father in My name He may give to you.

Acts 21:19

After he had greeted them, he began to relate one by one the things which God had done among the Gentiles through his ministry.

Acts 25:22-11

Then Agrippa said to Festus, "I also would like to hear the man myself." "Tomorrow," he said, "you shall hear him."

Acts 26:17-20

rescuing you from the Jewish people and from the Gentiles, to whom I am sending you,

Acts 26:32

And Agrippa said to Festus, "This man might have been set free if he had not appealed to Caesar."

Acts 27:24

saying, 'Do not be afraid, Paul; you must stand before Caesar; and behold, God has granted you all those who are sailing with you.'

Acts 28:17-1

After three days Paul called together those who were the leading men of the Jews, and when they came together, he began saying to them, "Brethren, though I had done nothing against our people or the customs of our fathers, yet I was delivered as a prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans.

Romans 1:13-15

I do not want you to be unaware, brethren, that often I have planned to come to you (and have been prevented so far) so that I may obtain some fruit among you also, even as among the rest of the Gentiles.

Romans 9:21-24

Or does not the potter have a right over the clay, to make from the same lump one vessel for honorable use and another for common use?

Romans 15:15-21

But I have written very boldly to you on some points so as to remind you again, because of the grace that was given me from God,

1 Corinthians 15:10

But by the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me did not prove vain; but I labored even more than all of them, yet not I, but the grace of God with me.

Galatians 1:1

Paul, an apostle (not sent from men nor through the agency of man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised Him from the dead),

Galatians 2:7-9

But on the contrary, seeing that I had been entrusted with the gospel to the uncircumcised, just as Peter had been to the circumcised

Colossians 1:25-29

Of this church I was made a minister according to the stewardship from God bestowed on me for your benefit, so that I might fully carry out the preaching of the word of God,

2 Timothy 1:11

for which I was appointed a preacher and an apostle and a teacher.

2 Timothy 2:4

No soldier in active service entangles himself in the affairs of everyday life, so that he may please the one who enlisted him as a soldier.

2 Timothy 2:20-21

Now in a large house there are not only gold and silver vessels, but also vessels of wood and of earthenware, and some to honor and some to dishonor.

Revelation 17:14

"These will wage war against the Lamb, and the Lamb will overcome them, because He is Lord of lords and King of kings, and those who are with Him are the called and chosen and faithful."



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