Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For so the Lord has commanded us, 'I HAVE PLACED YOU AS A LIGHT FOR THE GENTILES, THAT YOU MAY BRING SALVATION TO THE END OF THE EARTH.'"

King James Version

For so hath the Lord commanded us, saying, I have set thee to be a light of the Gentiles, that thou shouldest be for salvation unto the ends of the earth.

Holman Bible

For this is what the Lord has commanded us:I have made you
a light for the Gentiles
to bring salvation
to the endsof the earth.

International Standard Version

For that is what the Lord ordered us to do: "I have made you a light to the gentiles to be the means of salvation to the very ends of the earth.'"

A Conservative Version

For so the Lord has commanded us: I have placed thee for a light of Gentiles, for thee to be for salvation as far as the extremity of the earth.

American Standard Version

For so hath the Lord commanded us,'saying , I have set thee for a light of the Gentiles, That thou shouldest be for salvation unto the uttermost part of the earth.

Amplified

For so the Lord has charged us, saying, I have set you to be a light for the Gentiles (the heathen), that you may bring [eternal] salvation to the uttermost parts of the earth.

An Understandable Version

For the Lord commanded us to do this by saying, 'I have appointed you to be a light to the [unconverted] Gentiles, so that you should be [the occasion] for [bringing] salvation to the farthest corner of the earth.' "

Anderson New Testament

For thus has the Lord given us commandment: I have placed thee for a light to the Gentiles, that thou mayest be for salvation to the most distant part of the earth.

Bible in Basic English

For so the Lord has given us orders, saying, I have given you for a light to the Gentiles so that you may be for salvation to the ends of the earth.

Common New Testament

For so the Lord has commanded us: 'I have made you a light for the Gentiles, that you may bring salvation to the ends of the earth.'"

Daniel Mace New Testament

for thus has the Lord commanded us, "I have appointed you to be a light to the Gentiles, that you should bring salvation to the remotest parts of the earth."

Darby Translation

for thus has the Lord enjoined us: I have set thee for a light of the nations, that thou shouldest be for salvation to the end of the earth.

Godbey New Testament

For thus the Lord has commanded us, I have placed thee for a light of the Gentiles, that thou shalt be for salvation unto the extremity of the earth.

Goodspeed New Testament

For these are the orders the Lord has given us: " 'I have made you a light for the heathen, To be the means of salvation to the very ends of the earth!' "

John Wesley New Testament

For so hath the Lord commanded us, saying, I have set Thee for a light of the Gentiles, that Thou mightest be for salvation to the ends of the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

For so has the Lord commanded us, I have set thee for a light of the nations, for thee to be for salvation even to the last of the earth.

King James 2000

For so has the Lord commanded us, saying, I have set you to be a light of the Gentiles, that you should be for salvation unto the ends of the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For so the Lord has commanded us: 'I have appointed you {to be} a light for the Gentiles, {that you would bring} salvation to the end of the earth.'

Modern King James verseion

For so the Lord has commanded us, saying, "I have set You to be a light of the nations, for salvation to the end of the earth."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For so hath the Lord commanded us, 'I have made thee a light to the gentiles, that thou be salvation unto the end of the world.'"

Moffatt New Testament

For these are the Lord's orders to us: I have set you to be a light for the Gentiles, to bring salvation to the end of the earth."

Montgomery New Testament

"For such is God's command to us, saying, "I have set thee for a light to the Gentiles, That thou shouldest be for salvation to the uttermost part of the earth."

NET Bible

For this is what the Lord has commanded us: 'I have appointed you to be a light for the Gentiles, to bring salvation to the ends of the earth.'"

New Heart English Bible

For so has the Lord commanded us, saying, 'I have set you as a light for the Gentiles, that you should bring salvation to the uttermost parts of the earth.'"

Noyes New Testament

For thus hath the Lord commanded us: "I have set thee to be a light of the gentiles, that thou mayst bring salvation even to the end of the earth."

Sawyer New Testament

For thus has the Lord commanded us; I have set you for a light of nations, that you should be a salvation even to the end of the earth.

The Emphasized Bible

For so hath the Lord commanded us - I have set thee for a light of nations, that thou mayest be for salvation unto the end of the earth.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For so hath the Lord enjoined us, "I have set thee for a light of the Gentiles, that thou mightest be for salvation unto the extremity of the earth."

Twentieth Century New Testament

For this is the Lord's command to us--'I have destined thee for a Light to the Gentiles, a means of Salvation to the ends of the earth'."

Webster

For so hath the Lord commanded us, saying, I have set thee to be a light of the Gentiles, that thou shouldst be for salvation to the ends of the earth.

Weymouth New Testament

For such is the Lord's command to us. "'I have placed Thee,' He says of Christ, 'as a light to the Gentiles, in order that Thou mayest be a Saviour as far as the remotest parts of the earth.'"

Williams New Testament

For here are the orders that the Lord has given us: 'I have made you a light to the heathen, To be the means of salvation to the very ends of the earth.'"

World English Bible

For so has the Lord commanded us, saying, 'I have set you as a light for the Gentiles, that you should bring salvation to the uttermost parts of the earth.'"

Worrell New Testament

for so hath the Lord commanded us, 'I have set Thee for a Light of the gentiles, that Thou mayest be for salvation to the uttermost part of the earth.'"

Worsley New Testament

for so the Lord hath commanded us, saying, "I have appointed thee for a light to the Gentiles, that thou shouldest be for salvation to the utmost part of the earth."

Youngs Literal Translation

for so hath the Lord commanded us: I have set thee for a light of nations -- for thy being for salvation unto the end of the earth.'

Interlinear

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

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

ἐντέλλομαι 
Entellomai 
Usage: 10

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

ἐντέλλομαι 
Entellomai 
Usage: 10

us
ἡμῖν 
hemin 
us, we, our, for us
Usage: 160

τίθημι 
Tithemi 
Usage: 71

σέ 
Se 
thee, thou, thy house, not tr
Usage: 110

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

a light
φῶς 
Phos 
Usage: 44

of the Gentiles
ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132

that thou
σέ 
Se 
thee, thou, thy house, not tr
Usage: 110

εἶναι 
Einai 
to be, be, was, is, am, are, were, not tr,
Usage: 97

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

σωτηρία 
Soteria 
Usage: 43

ἕως 
heos 
till, unto, until, to, till 9,
Usage: 74

the ends
ἔσχατος 
Eschatos 
Usage: 24

References

Easton

Context Readings

Paul Turns To The Gentiles

46 Then Paul and Barnabas speaking with freedom, said, It was necessary indeed that the word of God should first have been spoken to you; but seeing ye put it from you and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we turn to the Gentiles. 47 "For so the Lord has commanded us, 'I HAVE PLACED YOU AS A LIGHT FOR THE GENTILES, THAT YOU MAY BRING SALVATION TO THE END OF THE EARTH.'" 48 And when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad and glorified the word of the Lord, and as many as were ordained to eternal life believed.



Cross References

Isaiah 49:6

And he said, It is a light thing that thou should be my slave to wake up the tribes of Jacob and to restore the desolations of Israel; I have also given thee for a light to the Gentiles that thou may be my saving health unto the end of the earth.

Isaiah 42:6

I the LORD have called thee in righteousness and will hold thee by thine hand; I will keep thee and place thee as my covenant unto the people as light unto the Gentiles

Luke 2:32

a light to be revealed unto the Gentiles and the glory of thy people Israel.

Isaiah 45:22

Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth; for I am God, and there is no one else.

Acts 1:8

But ye shall receive the virtue of the Holy Spirit which shall come upon you, and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem and in all Judaea and in Samaria and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

Psalm 22:27-29

All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn unto the LORD; and all the families of the Gentiles shall worship before thee.

Psalm 67:2-7

That thy way may be known upon the earth, thy saving health among all the Gentiles.

Psalm 72:7-8

In his days shall righteousness flourish and abundance of peace until there is no longer any moon.

Psalm 96:1-2

O sing unto the LORD a new song; sing unto the LORD, all the earth.

Psalm 98:2-3

The LORD has made known his saving health; he has openly showed his righteousness in the sight of the Gentiles.

Psalm 117:1-2

O praise the LORD, all ye Gentiles; praise him, all ye peoples.

Isaiah 2:1-3

The word that Isaiah the son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem.

Isaiah 24:13-16

For thus it shall be in the midst of the land among the peoples as the shaking of an olive tree, as the gleanings when the vintage is done.

Isaiah 42:1

Behold my slave, whom I uphold; my elect, in whom my soul delights; I have put my Spirit upon him; he shall give judgment unto the Gentiles.

Isaiah 42:9-12

Behold, the former things are come to pass, and I declare new things: before they spring forth I tell you of them.

Isaiah 52:10

The LORD has made bare the arm of his holiness before the eyes of all the Gentiles; and all the ends of the earth shall see the saving health of our God.

Isaiah 59:19-20

So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun; for he shall come like a violent river impelled by the breath of the LORD.

Isaiah 60:3

And the Gentiles shall walk to thy light, and the kings to the brightness of thy birth.

Jeremiah 16:19

O LORD, my strength, and my fortress, and my refuge in the time of the affliction; Gentiles shall come unto thee from the ends of the earth and shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited lies, vanity, and things in which there is no profit.

Hosea 1:10

With all this, the number of the sons of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured nor numbered; and it shall come to pass that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people, there it shall be said unto them, Ye are the sons of the living God.

Amos 9:12

that those who are called by my name may possess the remnant of Edom and all the Gentiles, said the LORD that does this.

Micah 4:2-3

And many Gentiles shall come and say, Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD and to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for the law shall go forth from Zion and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.

Micah 5:7

And the remnant of Jacob shall be in the midst of many peoples as the dew of the LORD, as the rains upon the grass, which did not expect a man, nor did they expect the sons of men.

Zephaniah 3:9-10

For then I will restore to the peoples the pure language that they may all call upon the name of the LORD to serve him with one consent.

Zechariah 2:11

And many Gentiles shall join themselves unto the LORD in that day and shall be my people, and I will dwell in the midst of thee, and then thou shalt know that the LORD of the hosts has sent me unto thee.

Zechariah 8:20-23

Thus hath the LORD of the hosts said, It shall yet come to pass that there shall come people and the inhabitants of many cities

Malachi 1:11

For from the rising of the sun even unto the going down of the same, my name is great among the Gentiles; and in every place incense is offered unto my name, and a clean offering; for my name is great among the Gentiles, said the LORD of the hosts.

Matthew 28:19

Go ye therefore and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,

Mark 16:15

And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.

Luke 24:47

and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

Acts 9:15

But the Lord said unto him, Go; for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles and kings and the sons of Israel;

Acts 15:14-16

Simeon has declared how God first visited the Gentiles, to take out of them a people for his name.

Acts 22:21

And he said unto me, Depart, for I will send thee far from here unto the Gentiles.

Acts 26:17-18

delivering thee from the people and from the Gentiles, unto whom now I send thee

Acts 26:23

that the Christ should suffer and that he should be the first that should rise from the dead and should show light unto this people and to the Gentiles.

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