Parallel Verses

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.

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.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Begging us most insistently for the favor and the fellowship of contributing in this ministration for [the relief and 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:

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

praying us with much intreaty that we would receive the grace and take upon us the fellowship of the ministry 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, and beyond their power, they were willing of their own accord, 4 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. 5 And not according as we hoped, but they gave themselves first to the Lord, and to us by God's will.


Cross References

Acts 24:17

And after a lapse of many years I arrived, bringing alms to my nation, and offerings.

1 Corinthians 16:3-4

And when I am arrived, whomsoever ye shall approve, these I will send with letters to carry your bounty to Jerusalem:

2 Corinthians 9:1

For concerning the ministration which is for the saints, it is superfluous my writing to you.

Romans 15:25-26

but now I go to Jerusalem, ministering to the saints;

Genesis 33:10-11

And Jacob said, No, I pray thee; if now I have found favour in thine eyes, then receive my gift from my hand; for therefore have I seen thy face, as though I had seen the face of God, and thou hast received me with pleasure.

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, I know that there is no God in all the earth but in Israel; and now, I pray thee, take a present of thy servant.

Matthew 10:42

And whosoever shall give to drink to 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 the heavens, he is my brother, and sister, and mother.

Matthew 25:40

And the King answering shall say to them, Verily, I say to you, Inasmuch as ye have done it to one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it to me.

Matthew 25:44-45

Then shall they also answer saying, Lord, when saw we thee hungering, or thirsting, or a stranger, or naked, or ill, or in prison, and have not ministered to thee?

Mark 14:7

for ye have the poor always with you, and whenever ye would ye can do them good; but me ye have not always.

John 19:26-27

Jesus therefore, seeing his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, says to his mother, Woman, behold thy son.

Acts 6:1-7

But in those days, the disciples multiplying in number, there arose a murmuring of the Hellenists against the Hebrews because their widows were overlooked in the daily ministration.

Acts 9:39-41

And Peter rising up went with them, whom, when arrived, they brought up into the upper chamber; and all the widows stood by him weeping and shewing him the body-coats and garments which Dorcas had made while she was with them.

Acts 11:29

And they determined, according as any one of the disciples was well off, each of them to send to the brethren who dwelt in Judaea, to minister to them;

Acts 16:15

And when she had been baptised and her house, 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 saved from those that do not believe in Judaea; and that my ministry which I have for Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints;

1 Corinthians 16:1

Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I directed the assemblies of Galatia, so do ye do also.

1 Corinthians 16:15

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,)

2 Corinthians 8:18-19

but we have sent with him the brother whose praise is in the glad tidings through all the assemblies;

2 Corinthians 9:12-14

Because the ministration of this service is not only filling up the measure of what is lacking to the saints, but also abounding by many thanksgivings to God;

Galatians 2:10

only that we should remember the poor, which same thing also I was diligent to do.

Galatians 6:10

So then, as we have occasion, let us do good towards all, and specially towards those of the household of faith.

1 Timothy 5:10

borne witness to in good works, if she have brought up children, if she have exercised hospitality, if she have washed saints' feet, if she have imparted relief to the distressed, if she have diligently followed every good work.

1 Timothy 5:10

borne witness to in good works, if she have brought up children, if she have exercised hospitality, if she have washed saints' feet, if she have imparted relief to the distressed, if she have diligently followed every good work.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unrighteous to forget your work, and the love which ye have shewn to his name, having ministered to the saints, and still ministering.

1 John 3:16-18

Hereby we have known love, because he has laid down his life for us; and we ought for the brethren to lay down our lives.

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