Parallel Verses

Amplified

Paul, summoned by the will and purpose of God to be an apostle (special messenger) of Christ Jesus, and our brother Sosthenes,

New American Standard Bible

Paul, called as an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother,

King James Version

Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother,

Holman Bible

Paul, called as an apostle of Christ Jesus by God’s will, and Sosthenes our brother:

International Standard Version

From: Paul, called to be an apostle of the Messiah Jesus by the will of God, and from our brother Sosthenes.

A Conservative Version

Paul, a called apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes the brother,

American Standard Version

Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother,

An Understandable Version

[This letter is from] Paul, who was called by the will of God to be an apostle of Jesus Christ, and [from] our brother Sosthenes;

Anderson New Testament

PAUL, a called apostle of Jesus Christ, by the will of God, and Sostlienes my brother,

Bible in Basic English

Paul, an Apostle of Jesus Christ by the purpose of God, and Sosthenes the brother,

Common New Testament

Paul, called to be an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and our brother Sosthenes,

Daniel Mace New Testament

Paul appointed by the divine will to be an apostle of Jesus Christ, and Sosthenes our brother,

Darby Translation

Paul, a called apostle of Jesus Christ, by God's will, and Sosthenes the brother,

Godbey New Testament

Paul, called an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and brother Sosthenes,

Goodspeed New Testament

Paul, by the will of God called as an apostle of Jesus Christ, and our brother Sosthenes,

John Wesley New Testament

Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes, our brother,

Julia Smith Translation

Paul, called, sent of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Sosthenes the brother,

King James 2000

Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother,

Lexham Expanded Bible

Paul, called [to be] an apostle of Christ Jesus through the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother,

Modern King James verseion

Paul, a called apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Paul, by vocation an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and brother Sosthenes.

Moffatt New Testament

PAUL, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, with brother Sosthenes,

Montgomery New Testament

Paul, called by the will of God to be an apostle of Jesus Christ, and Sosthenes, his brother.

NET Bible

From Paul, called to be an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Sosthenes, our brother,

New Heart English Bible

Paul, called to be an apostle of Christ Jesus through the will of God, and our brother Sosthenes,

Noyes New Testament

Paul, a called apostle of Christ Jesus, through the will of God, and Sosthenes the brother,

Sawyer New Testament

PAUL, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Sosthenes the brother,

The Emphasized Bible

Paul, a called apostle of Jesus Christ, through God's will, - and Sosthenes the brother, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

PAUL, a called apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Sosthenes a brother,

Twentieth Century New Testament

To the Church of God in Corinth, to those who have been consecrated by union with Christ Jesus and called to become his People, and also to all, wherever they may be, who invoke the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ-their Master and ours,

Webster

Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother,

Weymouth New Testament

Paul, called to be an Apostle of Christ Jesus through the will of God--and our brother Sosthenes:

Williams New Testament

Paul, by the will of God called as an apostle of Jesus Christ, and our brother Sosthenes,

World English Bible

Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and our brother Sosthenes,

Worrell New Testament

Paul, a called apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes the brother,

Worsley New Testament

Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother, to the church of God which is in Corinth,

Youngs Literal Translation

Paul, a called apostle of Jesus Christ, through the will of God, and Sosthenes the brother,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Παῦλος 
Paulos 
Usage: 162

κλητός 
Kletos 
Usage: 9

to be an apostle
ἀπόστολος 
Apostolos 
Usage: 78

of Jesus
Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

the will
θέλημα 
thelema 
will, desire, pleasure
Usage: 45

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

Σωσθένης 
Sosthenes 
Usage: 2

Context Readings

Greeting

1 Paul, summoned by the will and purpose of God to be an apostle (special messenger) of Christ Jesus, and our brother Sosthenes, 2 To the church (assembly) of God which is in Corinth, to those consecrated and purified and made holy in Christ Jesus, [who are] selected and called to be saints (God's people), together with all those who in any place call upon and give honor to the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, both their Lord and ours:


Cross References

Romans 1:1

From Paul, a bond servant of Jesus Christ (the Messiah) called to be an apostle, (a special messenger) set apart to [preach] the Gospel (good news) of and from God,

Acts 18:17

Then they [the Greeks] all seized Sosthenes, the leader of the synagogue, and beat him right in front of the judgment seat. But Gallio paid no attention to any of this.

2 Corinthians 1:1

Paul, an apostle (a special messenger) of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy [our] brother, to the church (assembly) of God which is at Corinth, and to all the saints (the people of God) throughout Achaia (most of Greece):

Ephesians 1:1

Paul, an apostle (special messenger) of Christ Jesus (the Messiah), by the divine will (the purpose and the choice of God) to the saints (the consecrated, set-apart ones) at Ephesus who are also faithful and loyal and steadfast in Christ Jesus:

Luke 6:13

And when it was day, He summoned His disciples and selected from them twelve, whom He named apostles (special messengers):

John 15:16

You have not chosen Me, but I have chosen you and I have appointed you [I have planted you], that you might go and bear fruit and keep on bearing, and that your fruit may be lasting [that it may remain, abide], so that whatever you ask the Father in My Name [as presenting all that I Am], He may give it to you.

John 20:21

Then Jesus said to them again, Peace to you! [Just] as the Father has sent Me forth, so I am sending you.

Acts 1:2

Until the day when He ascended, after He through the Holy Spirit had instructed and commanded the apostles (special messengers) whom He had chosen.

Acts 1:25-26

To take the place in this ministry and receive the position of an apostle, from which Judas fell away and went astray to go [where he belonged] to his own [proper] place.

Acts 22:21

And the Lord said to me, Go, for I will send you far away unto the Gentiles (nations).

Romans 1:5

It is through Him that we have received grace (God's unmerited favor) and [our] apostleship to promote obedience to the faith and make disciples for His name's sake among all the nations,

1 Corinthians 3:9

For we are fellow workmen (joint promoters, laborers together) with and for God; you are God's garden and vineyard and field under cultivation, [you are] God's building.

1 Corinthians 6:16-17

Or do you not know and realize that when a man joins himself to a prostitute, he becomes one body with her? The two, it is written, shall become one flesh.

1 Corinthians 9:1-2

Am I not an apostle (a special messenger)? Am I not free (unrestrained and exempt from any obligation)? Have I not seen Jesus our Lord? Are you [yourselves] not [the product and proof of] my workmanship in the Lord?

1 Corinthians 15:9

For I am the least [worthy] of the apostles, who am not fit or deserving to be called an apostle, because I once wronged and pursued and molested the church of God [oppressing it with cruelty and violence].

2 Corinthians 11:5

Yet I consider myself as in no way inferior to these [precious] extra-super [false] apostles.

2 Corinthians 12:12

Indeed, the signs that indicate a [genuine] apostle were performed among you fully and most patiently in miracles and wonders and mighty works.

Galatians 1:1

Paul, an apostle -- "[special messenger appointed and commissioned and sent out] not from [any body of] men nor by or through any man, but by and through Jesus Christ (the Messiah) and God the Father, Who raised Him from among the dead -- "

Galatians 1:15-16

But when He, Who had chosen and set me apart [even] before I was born and had called me by His grace (His undeserved favor and blessing), saw fit and was pleased

Galatians 2:7-8

But on the contrary, when they [really] saw that I had been entrusted [to carry] the Gospel to the uncircumcised [Gentiles, just as definitely] as Peter had been entrusted [to proclaim] the Gospel to the circumcised [Jews, they were agreeable];

Ephesians 4:11

And His gifts were [varied; He Himself appointed and gave men to us] some to be apostles (special messengers), some prophets (inspired preachers and expounders), some evangelists (preachers of the Gospel, traveling missionaries), some pastors (shepherds of His flock) and teachers.

Colossians 1:1

Paul, an apostle (special messenger) of Christ Jesus (the Messiah), by the will of God, and Timothy [our] brother,

1 Timothy 1:1

Paul, an apostle (special messenger) of Christ Jesus by appointment and command of God our Savior and of Christ Jesus (the Messiah), our Hope,

1 Timothy 2:7

And of this matter I was appointed a preacher and an apostle (special messenger) -- "I am speaking the truth in Christ, I do not falsify [when I say this] -- "a teacher of the Gentiles in [the realm of] faith and truth.

2 Timothy 1:1

Paul, an apostle (special messenger) of Christ Jesus by the will of God, according to the promise of life that is in Christ Jesus,

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