Parallel Verses

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.'

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."

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 And speaking boldly, Paul and Barnabas said, 'To you it was necessary that first the word of God be spoken, and seeing ye do thrust it away, and do not judge yourselves worthy of the life age-during, lo, we do turn to the nations; 47 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.' 48 And the nations hearing were glad, and were glorifying the word of the Lord, and did believe -- as many as were appointed to life age-during;



Cross References

Isaiah 49:6

And He saith, 'It hath been a light thing That thou art to Me for a servant To raise up the tribes of Jacob, And the preserved of Israel to bring back, And I have given thee for a light of nations, To be My salvation unto the end of the earth.'

Isaiah 42:6

I, Jehovah, did call thee in righteousness, And I lay hold on thy hand, and keep thee, And I give thee for a covenant of a people, And a light of nations.

Luke 2:32

a light to the uncovering of nations, and the glory of Thy people Israel.'

Isaiah 45:22

Turn to Me, and be saved, all ends of the earth, For I am God, and there is none else.

Acts 1:8

but ye shall receive power at the coming of the Holy Spirit upon you, and ye shall be witnesses to me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, and Samaria, and unto the end of the earth.'

Psalm 22:27-29

Remember and return unto Jehovah, Do all ends of the earth, And before Thee bow themselves, Do all families of the nations,

Psalm 67:2-7

For the knowledge in earth of Thy way, among all nations of Thy salvation.

Psalm 72:7-8

Flourish in his days doth the righteous, And abundance of peace till the moon is not.

Psalm 96:1-2

Sing to Jehovah a new song, Sing to Jehovah all the earth.

Psalm 98:2-3

Jehovah hath made known His salvation, Before the eyes of the nations, He hath revealed His righteousness,

Psalm 117:1-2

Praise Jehovah, all ye nations, Glorify Him, all ye peoples.

Isaiah 2:1-3

The thing that Isaiah son of Amoz hath seen concerning Judah and Jerusalem:

Isaiah 24:13-16

When thus it is in the heart of the land, In the midst of the peoples, As the compassing of the olive, As gleanings when harvest hath been finished,

Isaiah 42:1

Lo, My servant, I take hold on him, My chosen one -- My soul hath accepted, I have put My Spirit upon him, Judgment to nations he bringeth forth.

Isaiah 42:9-12

The former things, lo, have come, And new things I am declaring, Before they spring up I cause you to hear.

Isaiah 52:10

Jehovah hath made bare His holy arm Before the eyes of all the nations, And seen have all the ends of the earth, The salvation of our God.

Isaiah 59:19-20

And they fear from the west the name of Jehovah, And from the rising of the sun -- His honour, When come in as a flood doth an adversary, The Spirit of Jehovah hath raised an ensign against him.

Isaiah 60:3

And come have nations to thy light, And kings to the brightness of thy rising.

Jeremiah 16:19

O Jehovah, my strength, and my fortress, And my refuge in a day of adversity, Unto Thee nations do come from the ends of earth, And say, Only falsehood did our fathers inherit, Vanity, and none among them is profitable.

Hosea 1:10

and the number of the sons of Israel hath been as the sand of the sea, that is not measured nor numbered, and it hath come to pass in the place where it is said to them, Ye are not My people, it is said to them, Sons of the Living God;

Amos 9:12

So that they possess the remnant of Edom, And all the nations on whom My name is called, An affirmation of Jehovah -- doer of this.

Micah 4:2-3

And gone have many nations and said, Come and we go up to the mount of Jehovah, And unto the house of the God of Jacob, And He doth teach us of His ways, And we do walk in His paths, For from Zion doth go forth a law, And a word of Jehovah from Jerusalem.

Micah 5:7

And the remnant of Jacob hath been in the midst of many peoples, As dew from Jehovah -- as showers on the herb, That waiteth not for man, nor stayeth for the sons of men.

Zephaniah 3:9-10

For then do I turn unto peoples a pure lip, To call all of them by the name of Jehovah, To serve Him with one shoulder.

Zechariah 2:11

And joined have been many nations unto Jehovah in that day, And they have been to Me for a people, And I have dwelt in thy midst, And thou hast known that Jehovah of Hosts hath sent me unto thee.

Zechariah 8:20-23

Thus said Jehovah of Hosts: Yet come do peoples, and inhabitants of many cities,

Malachi 1:11

For, from the rising of the sun to its going in, Great is My name among nations, And in every place perfume is brought nigh to My name, and a pure present, For great is My name among nations, Said Jehovah of Hosts.

Matthew 28:19

having gone, then, disciple all the nations, (baptizing them -- to the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit,

Mark 16:15

and he said to them, 'Having gone to all the world, proclaim the good news to all the creation;

Luke 24:47

and reformation and remission of sins to be proclaimed in his name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem:

Acts 9:15

And the Lord said unto him, 'Be going on, because a choice vessel to Me is this one, to bear My name before nations and kings -- the sons also of Israel;

Acts 15:14-16

Simeon did declare how at first God did look after to take out of the nations a people for His name,

Acts 22:21

and he said unto me, Go, because to nations far off I will send thee.'

Acts 26:17-18

delivering thee from the people, and the nations, to whom now I send thee,

Acts 26:23

that the Christ is to suffer, whether first by a rising from the dead, he is about to proclaim light to the people and to the nations.'

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