Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

[Dear] Theophilus, in my former letter [i.e., the Gospel of Luke] I wrote to you concerning what all Jesus did and taught since the beginning [of His ministry],

New American Standard Bible

The first account I composed, Theophilus, about all that Jesus began to do and teach,

King James Version

The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach,

Holman Bible

I wrote the first narrative, Theophilus, about all that Jesus began to do and teach

International Standard Version

In my first book, Theophilus, I wrote about everything Jesus did and taught from the beginning,

A Conservative Version

I indeed made the former treatise, O Theophilus, about all things that Jesus began both to do and to teach,

American Standard Version

The former treatise I made, O Theophilus, concerning all that Jesus began both to do and to teach,

Amplified

The first account I made, Theophilus, was [a continuous report] about all the things that Jesus began to do and to teach

Anderson New Testament

THE former record I made, Theophilus, of all things that Jesus began both to do and to teach,

Bible in Basic English

I have given an earlier account, O Theophilus, of all the things which Jesus did, and of his teaching from the first,

Common New Testament

In the first book, O Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach,

Daniel Mace New Testament

In my former treatise, I gave an account, O Theophilus, of all the actions and doctrine of Jesus, to the time of his assumption,

Darby Translation

I composed the first discourse, O Theophilus, concerning all things which Jesus began both to do and to teach,

Godbey New Testament

Truly, I made the first history, O Theophilus, concerning all things which Jesus began both to do and to teach,

Goodspeed New Testament

In my first volume, Theophilus, I dealt with all that Jesus did and taught from the beginning

John Wesley New Testament

The former treatise have I composed, O Theophilus, of all things which Jesus began both to do and to teach,

Julia Smith Translation

Truly the first word had I made of all things, O Theophilus, of which Jesus began to do and also to teach,

King James 2000

The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach,

Lexham Expanded Bible

I produced the former account, O Theophilus, about all {that} Jesus began to do and to teach,

Modern King James verseion

Truly, O Theophilus, I made the first report as to all things that Jesus began both to do and teach

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

In the former treatise, Dear friend Theophilus, I have written of all that Jesus began to do and teach,

Moffatt New Testament

IN my former volume, Theophilus, I treated all that Jesus began by doing and teaching

Montgomery New Testament

My first account, O Theophilus, dealt with all that Jesus began doing and teaching from the beginning down to the day when,

NET Bible

I wrote the former account, Theophilus, about all that Jesus began to do and teach

New Heart English Bible

The first account I wrote, Theophilus, concerned all that Jesus began both to do and to teach,

Noyes New Testament

The former narrative I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus both did and taught from the beginning

Sawyer New Testament

I WROTE my first account, O Theophilus, of all things which Jesus did and taught,

The Emphasized Bible

The first narrative, indeed, made I, concerning all things, O Theophilus, which Jesus began both to do and teach, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

THE former treatise, Theophilus, I composed, concerning all things which Jesus began both to do and to teach,

Twentieth Century New Testament

The first account which I drew up, Theophilus, dealt with all that Jesus did and taught from the very first,

Webster

The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach,

Weymouth New Testament

My former narrative, Theophilus, dealt with all that Jesus did and taught as a beginning, down to the day on which,

Williams New Testament

I wrote my first volume, Theophilus, about all that Jesus did and taught from the beginning

World English Bible

The first book I wrote, Theophilus, concerned all that Jesus began both to do and to teach,

Worrell New Testament

The first narrative I made, O Theophilus, concerning all things that Jesus began both to do and to teach,

Worsley New Testament

The former treatise, O Theophilus, I made concerning all that Jesus undertook both to do and to teach;

Youngs Literal Translation

The former account, indeed, I made concerning all things, O Theophilus, that Jesus began both to do and to teach,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
πρῶτος 
Protos 
Usage: 67

λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

O
ὦ 
O, not tr
Usage: 11

Θεόφιλος 
theophilos 
Usage: 2

of
περί 
Peri 
Usage: 254

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

ἄρχομαι 
Archomai 
Usage: 69

τε 
Te 
and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
Usage: 170

to do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

and

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Acts 1:1

Devotionals containing Acts 1:1

Images Acts 1:1

Prayers for Acts 1:1

Context Readings

The Preface

1 [Dear] Theophilus, in my former letter [i.e., the Gospel of Luke] I wrote to you concerning what all Jesus did and taught since the beginning [of His ministry], 2 up until the day He returned to heaven. [Just before that time] He had given [certain] instructions to His [specially] selected apostles through [the direction of] the Holy Spirit.


Cross References

Luke 1:3

I have thoroughly investigated the entire series of events [myself], I felt it would be good for me also to write you an orderly account of them.

Luke 24:19

And He replied, "What things?" And they said to Him, "The things concerning Jesus, from Nazareth, who was a prophet speaking powerful words and performing powerful deeds in front of God and all the people.

Matthew 4:23-24

Jesus went all over Galilee teaching in the [Jewish] synagogues and preaching the good news of the [coming, see verse 17] kingdom, and healing all kinds of disease and sickness among the people.

Matthew 11:5

[how] blind people are receiving back their sight, and crippled people are walking [again], and people with infectious skin diseases are being healed, and deaf-mutes are hearing [and speaking (?) again], and people are being raised [from the dead], and poor people are having the good news preached to them.

Luke 7:21-23

At that very time Jesus was healing many people from diseases, those plagued with serious illnesses and those dominated by evil spirits. He [also] restored sight to many blind people.

John 10:32-38

Jesus said to them, "I have shown you many good deeds [i.e., miracles], performed through the Father. Which one of them are you stoning me for?"

John 18:19-21

Meanwhile, the head priest asked Jesus about His disciples and His teaching. [Note: This was probably Annas, the former "head priest" who later sent Jesus to the current head priest, Caiaphas. See verse 24].

Acts 2:22

"You people of Israel, listen to this message: Jesus from Nazareth was a man whom God [demonstrated] His approval of by powerful deeds, miracles and [supernatural] signs which He accomplished through Jesus in your very presence --- and you all know this!

1 Peter 2:21-23

[After all], this is what you were called to do, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you would follow in His steps.

Luke 1:24

After those days, his wife Elizabeth became pregnant and she stayed in seclusion for five months, saying,

Luke 3:23

And Jesus was about thirty years old when He began to teach. (It was assumed that) He was the son of Joseph, who was the [legal] son of Heli [Note: A lineage through Jesus' mother Mary follows:]

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