Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

For I am the least important of the apostles, and am not fit to be called an apostle, because I once persecuted God's church.

New American Standard Bible

For I am the least of the apostles, and not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

King James Version

For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Holman Bible

For I am the least of the apostles, unworthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

International Standard Version

For I am the least of the apostles and not even fit to be called an apostle because I persecuted God's church.

A Conservative Version

For I am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

American Standard Version

For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Amplified

For I am the least [worthy] of the apostles, and not fit to be called an apostle, because I [at one time] fiercely oppressed and violently persecuted the church of God.

An Understandable Version

For I am the least [significant] of the apostles, and am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Anderson New Testament

For I am the least of the apostles, and I am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Bible in Basic English

For I am the least of the Apostles, having no right to be named an Apostle, because of my cruel attacks on the church of God.

Common New Testament

For I am the least of the apostles, and not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for I am the meanest of the apostles, not worthy the name of an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Darby Translation

For I am the least of the apostles, who am not fit to be called apostle, because I have persecuted the assembly of God.

Godbey New Testament

For I am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

John Wesley New Testament

For I am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Julia Smith Translation

For I am the least of the sent, who am not fit to be called sent, for I drove out the church of God.

King James 2000

For I am the least of the apostles, who am not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For I am the least of the apostles, not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Modern King James verseion

For I am the least of the apostles and am not sufficient to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For I am the least of all the apostles, which am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the congregation of God:

Moffatt New Testament

For I am the very least of the apostles, unfit to bear the name of apostle, since I persecuted the church of God.

Montgomery New Testament

For I am the least of the apostles, I who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

NET Bible

For I am the least of the apostles, unworthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

New Heart English Bible

For I am the least of the apostles, who is not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Noyes New Testament

For I am the least of the apostles, one not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Sawyer New Testament

For I am the least of the apostles, and am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God;

The Emphasized Bible

For, I, am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the assembly of God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For I am the least of the apostles, who am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For I am the meanest of the Apostles, I who am unworthy of the name of 'Apostle,' because I persecuted the Church of God.

Webster

For I am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Weymouth New Testament

For I am the least of the Apostles, and am not fit to be called an Apostle--because I persecuted the Church of God.

Williams New Testament

For I belong to the lowest rank of the apostles, and am not fit to bear the title apostle, because I once persecuted the church of God.

World English Bible

For I am the least of the apostles, who is not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the assembly of God.

Worrell New Testament

For I am the least of the apostles, who am not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the assembly of God.

Worsley New Testament

not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

for I am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I did persecute the assembly of God,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

am
εἰμί 
Eimi 
εἰμί 
Eimi 
I am , am, it is I , be, I was , have been, not tr
I am , am, it is I , be, I was , have been, not tr
Usage: 72
Usage: 72

the least
ἐλάχιστος 
Elachistos 
Usage: 5

of the apostles
ἀπόστολος 
Apostolos 
Usage: 78

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ἱκανός 
Hikanos 
Usage: 39

to be called
καλέω 
Kaleo 
call, bid, be so named, named ,
Usage: 106

an apostle
ἀπόστολος 
Apostolos 
Usage: 78

διότι 
Dioti 
Usage: 18

διώκω 
Dioko 
Usage: 28

the church
ἐκκλησία 
Ekklesia 
Usage: 93

References

Watsons

Context Readings

Paul's Gospel And The Resurrection Of Christ

8 and finally he was seen by me also, as though I were born at the wrong time. 9 For I am the least important of the apostles, and am not fit to be called an apostle, because I once persecuted God's church. 10 But by God's favor I have become what I am, and the favor he showed me has not gone for nothing, but I have worked harder than any of them, although it was not really I but the favor God showed me.


Cross References

Acts 8:3

But Saul harassed the church. He went into one house after another, and dragging out men and women, put them in prison.

2 Corinthians 12:11

I have been making a fool of myself, but you forced me to do it, when you ought to have been expressing your approval of me. For I am not a bit inferior to your superfine apostles, even if I am nobody!

Ephesians 3:7-8

for which I became a worker by virtue of the gift of God's mercy which by the exercise of his power he has given me.

1 Timothy 1:13-15

though I once used to abuse, persecute, and insult him. But he had mercy on me, because I had acted in ignorance and unbelief,

Acts 9:1-19

Now Saul, still breathing murderous threats against the Lord's disciples, went to the high priest,

Acts 22:4-5

I persecuted this Way even to the death, and bound both men and women and put them in prison,

Acts 26:9-11

I once thought it my duty vigorously to oppose the cause of Jesus of Nazareth.

2 Corinthians 11:5

For I think that I am not in the least inferior to these superfine apostles of yours.

Galatians 1:13

You have heard of my former conduct when I was attached to the Jewish religion??ow furiously I used to persecute the church of God and ravage it,

Galatians 1:23

they only heard people say, "The man who once persecuted us is now preaching the good news of the faith he tried to destroy,"

Philippians 3:6

as to my zeal, I was a persecutor of the church; and by the Law's standard of uprightness, no fault could be found with me.

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