Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

beseeching us with much entreaty in regard of this grace and the fellowship in the ministering to the saints:

New American Standard Bible

begging us with much urging for the favor of participation in the support of the saints,

King James Version

Praying us with much intreaty that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.

Holman Bible

they begged us insistently for the privilege of sharing in the ministry to the saints,

International Standard Version

They begged us earnestly for the privilege of participating in this ministry to the saints.

A Conservative Version

with much exhortation, begging of us the favor, even the fellowship of service for the sanctified.

Amplified

begging us insistently for the privilege of participating in the service for [the support of] the saints [in Jerusalem].

An Understandable Version

[even] pleading with us and requesting the privilege of taking part in this service to the saints [i.e., God's holy people] in Jerusalem. [See also 9:1-15; I Cor. 16:1-2; Rom. 15:25-28].

Anderson New Testament

beseeching us, with much entreaty, that they might give, and take part in the ministering to the saints;

Bible in Basic English

Seriously requesting us that they might have a part in this grace of being servants to the needs of the saints:

Common New Testament

urgently pleading with us for the privilege of sharing in the relief of the saints.

Daniel Mace New Testament

earnestly intreating me to take the gift, and the charge of conveying it to the converts at Jerusalem:

Darby Translation

begging of us with much entreaty to give effect to the grace and fellowship of the service which was to be rendered to the saints.

Godbey New Testament

with much exhortation praying our favor and the fellowship of the ministry which is to the saints:

Goodspeed New Testament

and begged me most earnestly, of their own accord, to let them share in the support of their fellow-Christians.

John Wesley New Testament

Praying us with much intreaty, to receive the gift and take a part in ministring it to the saints.

Julia Smith Translation

Praying us with much entreaty that we receive the grace and participation of the service for saints.

King James 2000

Begging us with much entreaty that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.

Lexham Expanded Bible

requesting of us with much exhortation the favor and the fellowship of the ministry to the saints,

Modern King James verseion

with much beseeching, begging us that they might receive of us the grace and the fellowship of the ministry to the saints.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and prayed us with great instance, that we would receive their benefit, and suffer them to be partakers with others in ministering to the saints.

Montgomery New Testament

With earnest entreaty they craved of me the privilege of a share in ministering to the saints in Jerusalem.

NET Bible

begging us with great earnestness for the blessing and fellowship of helping the saints.

New Heart English Bible

begging us with much entreaty to receive this grace and the fellowship in the service to the saints.

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

with much entreaty they desired of us the favor of a participation in the service to the saints;

The Emphasized Bible

With much exhortation, entreating of us the favour and the fellowship of the ministry which was for the saints; -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

with much entreaty praying us that we would receive the gift, and [undertake] the communication of the contribution for the saints.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And with many an appeal to us for permission, they showed their love, and contributed their share towards the fund for their fellow-Christians.

Webster

Praying us with much entreaty, that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.

Weymouth New Testament

With earnest entreaty they begged from us the favour of being allowed to share in the service now being rendered to God's people.

Williams New Testament

with earnest entreaty, they kept on begging me for the favor of sharing in this service that is being rendered to God's people.

World English Bible

begging us with much entreaty to receive this grace and the fellowship in the service to the saints.

Worrell New Testament

beseeching us with much entreaty as to the grace and the participation in the ministering to the saints;

Worsley New Testament

intreating us with much importunity, that we would convey the gift, and so take upon us a part of the ministration to the saints.

Youngs Literal Translation

with much entreaty calling on us to receive the favour and the fellowship of the ministration to the saints,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέομαι 
Deomai 
Usage: 18

us
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

with
μετά 
meta 
with, after, among, hereafter , afterward , against, not tr,
Usage: 346

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

παράκλησις 
Paraklesis 
Usage: 28

that we
ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
us, we, our, us-ward 9, not tr
Usage: 170

δέχομαι 
Dechomai 
Usage: 30

the gift
χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151

and

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

κοινωνία 
Koinonia 
Usage: 20

of the ministering
διακονία 
Diakonia 
Usage: 33

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

Context Readings

Generosity In Giving

3 For according to their power, I bear witness, yea and beyond their power, they gave of their own accord, 4 beseeching us with much entreaty in regard of this grace and the fellowship in the ministering to the saints: 5 and this , not as we had hoped, but first they gave their own selves to the Lord, and to us through the will of God.


Cross References

Acts 24:17

Now after some years I came to bring alms to my nation, and offerings:

1 Corinthians 16:3-4

And when I arrive, whomsoever ye shall approve, them will I send with letters to carry your bounty unto Jerusalem:

2 Corinthians 9:1

For as touching the ministering to the saints, it is superfluous for me to write to you:

Romans 15:25-26

but now, I'say , I go unto Jerusalem, ministering unto the saints.

Genesis 33:10-11

And Jacob said, Nay, I pray thee, if now I have found favor in thy sight, then receive my present at my hand; forasmuch as I have seen thy face, as one seeth the face of God, and thou wast pleased with me.

2 Kings 5:15-16

And he returned to the man of God, he and all his company, and came, and stood before him; and he said, Behold now, I know that there is no God in all the earth, but in Israel: now therefore, I pray thee, take a present of thy servant.

Matthew 10:42

And whosoever shall give to drink unto one of these little ones a cup of cold water only, in the name of a disciple, verily I say unto you he shall in no wise lose his reward.

Matthew 12:50

For whosoever shall do the will of my Father who is in heaven, he is my brother, and sister, and mother.

Matthew 25:40

And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye did it unto one of these my brethren, even these least, ye did it unto me.

Matthew 25:44-45

Then shall they also answer, saying, Lord, when saw we thee hungry, or athirst, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not minister unto thee?

Mark 14:7

For ye have the poor always with you, and whensoever ye will ye can do them good: but me ye have not always.

John 19:26-27

When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by whom he loved, he saith unto his mother, Woman, behold thy son!

Acts 6:1-7

Now in these days, when the number of the disciples was multiplying, there arose a murmuring of the Grecian Jews against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration.

Acts 9:39-41

And Peter arose and went with them. And when he was come, they brought him into the upper chamber: and all the widows stood by him weeping, and showing the coats and garments which Dorcas made, while she was with them.

Acts 11:29

And the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief unto the brethren that dwelt in Judea:

Acts 16:15

And when she was baptized, and her household, she besought us, saying, If ye have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house, and abide there . And she constrained us.

Romans 15:31

that I may be delivered from them that are disobedient in Judaea, and that my ministration which I have for Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints;

1 Corinthians 16:1

Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I gave order to the churches of Galatia, so also do ye.

1 Corinthians 16:15

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),

2 Corinthians 8:18-19

And we have sent together with him the brother whose praise in the gospel is spread through all the churches;

2 Corinthians 9:12-14

For the ministration of this service not only filleth up the measure of the wants of the saints, but aboundeth also through many thanksgivings unto God;

Galatians 2:10

only they would that we should remember the poor; which very thing I was also zealous to do.

Galatians 6:10

So then, as we have opportunity, let us work that which is good toward all men, and especially toward them that are of the household of the faith.

1 Timothy 5:10

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

1 Timothy 5:10

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

Hebrews 6:10

for God is not unrighteous to forget your work and the love which ye showed toward his name, in that ye ministered unto the saints, and still do minister.

1 John 3:16-18

Hereby know we love, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.

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