Parallel Verses

Noyes New Testament

And I exhort you, brethren,ye know the family of Stephanas, that they are the firstfruits of Achaia, and that they have devoted themselves to the service of the holy,

New American Standard Bible

Now I urge you, brethren (you know the household of Stephanas, that they were the first fruits of Achaia, and that they have devoted themselves for ministry to the saints),

King James Version

I beseech you, brethren, (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruits of Achaia, and that they have addicted themselves to the ministry of the saints,)

Holman Bible

Brothers, you know the household of Stephanas: They are the firstfruits of Achaia and have devoted themselves to serving the saints. I urge you

International Standard Version

Now I urge you, brothers for you know that the members of the family of Stephanas were the first converts in Achaia, and that they have devoted themselves to serving the saints

A Conservative Version

Now I beseech you, brothers (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the first fruit of Achaia, and that they committed themselves to service for the sanctified),

American Standard Version

Now I beseech you, brethren (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruits of Achaia, and that they have set themselves to minister unto the saints),

Amplified

Brothers and sisters, you know that those of the household of Stephanas were the first converts in Achaia, and that they have devoted themselves for ministry to God’s people—now I urge you

An Understandable Version

You know that [members of] the family of Stephanas are the firstfruits of Achaia [i.e., the first converts in that province of southern Greece], and that they have committed themselves to serving God's people [i.e., the saints].

Anderson New Testament

I beseech you, brethren, (you know the house of Stephanas, that they are the first-fruits of Achaia, and that they have devoted themselves to the ministry of the saints,)

Bible in Basic English

Now I make my request to you, my brothers, for you have knowledge that the house of Stephanas is the first-fruits of Achaia, and that they have made themselves the servants of the saints,

Common New Testament

You know that the household of Stephanas were the first converts in Achaia, and they have devoted themselves to the service of the saints. Now I urge you, brethren,

Daniel Mace New Testament

You know brethren, that the family of Stephanas were the first converts of Achaia, and have made it their business to be serviceable to christian converts: to such,

Darby Translation

But I beseech you, brethren, (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the first-fruits of Achaia, and they have devoted themselves to the saints for service,)

Godbey New Testament

But I exhort you, brethren; (know the house of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruit of Achaia, and they have set themselves to minister unto the saints),

Goodspeed New Testament

Now I urge you, brothers??ou know that the family of Stephanas was the first to be converted in Greece, and that they have devoted themselves to the service of God's people??16 I want you to enlist under such leaders, and under anyone who joins with you and works hard.

John Wesley New Testament

And I beseech you, brethren, as ye know the houshold of Stephanas, that it is the first-fruits of Achaia, and that they have devoted themselves to serve the saints,

Julia Smith Translation

And I beseech you brethren, (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the first fruits of Achaia, and they arranged themselves for service to the holy ones,)

King James 2000

I beseech you, brethren, (you know the house of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruits of Achaia, and that they have devoted themselves to the ministry of the saints,)

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now I urge you, brothers--you know about the household of Stephanas, that they are the first fruits of Achaia, and they have devoted themselves to the ministry for the saints--

Modern King James verseion

But I exhort you, brothers. You know the house of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruit of Achaia, and they appointed themselves to ministry to the saints.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Brethren, ye know the house of Stephanas, how that they are the first fruits of Achaia, and that they have appointed themselves to minister unto the saints:

Moffatt New Testament

I ask this favour of you, my brothers. The household of Stephanas, you know, was the first to be reaped in Achaia, and they have laid themselves out to serve the saints.

Montgomery New Testament

I beg you this, my brothers??ou know the household of Stephanus, that they were the first-fruits of Achaia, and that they devoted themselves to the service of the saints??16 so I want you also to show deference to such, and to every fellow worker, and laborer.

NET Bible

Now, brothers and sisters, you know about the household of Stephanus, that as the first converts of Achaia, they devoted themselves to ministry for the saints. I urge you

New Heart English Bible

Now I beg you, brothers (you know the house of Stephanas, that it is the first fruits of Achaia, and that they have set themselves to serve the saints),

Sawyer New Testament

And I exhort you, brothers, know the family of Stephanas, for it is a first fruit of Achaia, and they devoted themselves to serving the saints;

The Emphasized Bible

Now I beseech you, brethren, - ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is a first-fruit of Achaia, and, for the purpose of ministering, they devoted themselves, unto the saints -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now I exhort you, brethren, (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the first fruits of Achaia, and they have devoted themselves to the ministry of the saints:)

Twentieth Century New Testament

I have another request to make of you, Brothers. You remember Stephanas and his household, and that they were the first-fruits gathered in from Greece, and set themselves to serve Christ's People.

Webster

I beseech you, brethren, (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the first fruits of Achaia, and that they have addicted themselves to the ministry of the saints,)

Weymouth New Testament

And I beseech you, brethren--you know the household of Stephanas, how they were the earliest Greek converts to Christ, and have devoted themselves to the service of God's people--

Williams New Testament

Now I beg you, brothers -- you know that the family of Stephanas were the first converts in Greece, and that they have devoted themselves to the service of God's people --

World English Bible

Now I beg you, brothers (you know the house of Stephanas, that it is the first fruits of Achaia, and that they have set themselves to serve the saints),

Worrell New Testament

Now I beseech you, brethren, (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the first-fruit of Achaia, and that they appointed themselves for ministry to the saints),

Worsley New Testament

I beseech you, brethren, (for ye know the family of Stephanas, that they are the first-fruits of Achaia, and

Youngs Literal Translation

And I entreat you, brethren, ye have known the household of Stephanas, that it is the first-fruit of Achaia, and to the ministration to the saints they did set themselves --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

ye know
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

the house
οἰκία 
Oikia 
Usage: 46

Στεφανᾶς 
Stephanas 
Usage: 3

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

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

ἀπαρχή 
Aparche 
Usage: 8

of Achaia
Ἀχαΐ́α 
Achaia 
Usage: 11

and

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

τάσσω 
Tasso 
Usage: 7

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

the ministry
διακονία 
Diakonia 
Usage: 33

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Concluding Exhortations

14 let all your doings be in love. 15 And I exhort you, brethren,ye know the family of Stephanas, that they are the firstfruits of Achaia, and that they have devoted themselves to the service of the holy, 16 that ye submit yourselves to such as they are, and to every one that worketh with us, and laboreth.



Cross References

Romans 16:5

salute also the church that is in their house. Salute Epaenetus, my beloved, who is the first fruit gathered from Asia for Christ.

1 Corinthians 1:16

And I baptized also the household of Stephanas; I am not aware that I baptized any one besides.

Romans 12:13

Relieve the wants of the holy; be given to hospitality.

Romans 15:25

But now I am going to Jerusalem on a service of relief to the saints.

Romans 16:2

that ye may receive her in the Lord in a manner worthy of the holy, and assist her in whatever business she may need your aid; for she hath been a helper of many, and of myself also.

2 Corinthians 8:4

begging of us with much entreaty the favor of sharing in the ministration to the saints;

2 Corinthians 9:1

For concerning the ministering to the saints, it is superfluous for me to write to you.

1 Peter 4:10

According as each one hath received a gift, minister the same to one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.

Acts 9:36-41

Now at Joppa there was a certain disciple named Tabitha, which name being interpreted is the same as Dorcas, that is, Gazelle. This woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did.

Acts 18:12

And when Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Jews rose up with one accord against Paul, and brought him before the judgmentseat,

Romans 15:31

that I may be delivered from the unbelievers in Judaea, and that my service for Jerusalem may prove acceptable to the saints;

1 Corinthians 16:17

I am glad of the coming of Stephanas and Fortunatus and Achaicus; for what was lacking on your part, they supplied;

2 Corinthians 9:12-15

for the ministration of this service not only supplieth the wants of the saints, but also overfloweth through many thanksgivings to God;

1 Timothy 5:10

well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work.

1 Timothy 5:10

well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unjust so as to forget your work, and the love which ye showed toward his name, in that ye ministered and are still ministering to the saints.

Revelation 14:4

These are they who were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. These are they who follow the Lamb wherever he goeth. These were redeemed from among men, a firstfruits to God and to the Lamb.

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