Parallel Verses

Williams New Testament

Symeon has told how God at first graciously visited the heathen to take from among them a people to bear His name.

New American Standard Bible

"Simeon has related how God first concerned Himself about taking from among the Gentiles a people for His name.

King James Version

Simeon hath declared how God at the first did visit the Gentiles, to take out of them a people for his name.

Holman Bible

Simeon has reported how God first intervened to take from the Gentiles a people for His name.

International Standard Version

Simeon has explained how God first showed his concern for the gentiles by taking from among them a people for his name.

A Conservative Version

Simeon described how God first came to help, to take from the Gentiles a people for his name.

American Standard Version

Symeon hath rehearsed how first God visited the Gentiles, to take out of them a people for his name.

Amplified

Simeon [Peter] has rehearsed how God first visited the Gentiles, to take out of them a people [to bear and honor] His name.

An Understandable Version

Symeon [i.e., Peter] reported how God first sent [someone to preach] to the Gentiles in order to reach a group of them [with the Gospel message] for His name.

Anderson New Testament

Simeon has declared how God, at the first, did visit the Gentiles, in order to take out from among them a people for his name.

Bible in Basic English

Symeon has given an account of how God was first pleased to take from among the Gentiles a people for himself.

Common New Testament

Simeon has related how God first showed his concern by taking from the Gentiles a people for his name.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Simon has related how God began to visit the Gentiles, to chuse from among them a people consecrated to his name.

Darby Translation

Simon has related how God first visited to take out of the nations a people for his name.

Godbey New Testament

Symeon hath related how God in the first place interposed to take a people from the Gentiles, in His name.

Goodspeed New Testament

Symeon has told how God first showed an interest in taking from among the heathen a people to bear his name.

John Wesley New Testament

Simon hath declared, how God at first visited the Gentiles, to take out of them a people for his name.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

Simeon related how God first reviewed to take from the nations a people for his name.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Simeon has described how God first concerned himself to take from among the Gentiles a people for his name.

Modern King James verseion

Even as Simon has declared how God at the first visited the nations to take out of them a people for His name.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Simeon told how God at the beginning did visit the gentiles, and received of them people unto his name.

Moffatt New Testament

Symeon has explained how it was God's original concern to secure a People from among the Gentiles to bear his Name.

Montgomery New Testament

"Brothers, listen to me. Symeon has told how God first looked graciously upon the Gentiles, to take out from among them a people to be called by his name.

NET Bible

Simeon has explained how God first concerned himself to select from among the Gentiles a people for his name.

New Heart English Bible

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

Noyes New Testament

Simeon hath related how God first visited the gentiles, to take out of them a people for his name.

Sawyer New Testament

Simeon has related how God first visited the gentiles to take a people for his name.

The Emphasized Bible

Symeon, hath fully told how God, first visited, to take out of the nations, a people for his name.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Simon hath fully related, how at first God graciously looked upon [the Gentiles], to take from them a people for his name.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Simon has described the manner in which God first visited the Gentiles, in order to take from among them a people to bear his Name.

Webster

Simeon hath declared how God at the first visited the Gentiles to take from among them a people for his name.

Weymouth New Testament

Symeon has related how God first looked graciously on the Gentiles to take from among them a People to be called by His name.

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

Simeon declared how God first visited the gentiles, to take out of them a people for His name.

Worsley New Testament

---Simeon hath related, how God at first condescended to take out of the Gentiles a people to his name.

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Συμεών 
Sumeon 
Usage: 7

ἐξηγέομαι 
Exegeomai 
Usage: 6

how
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

at the first
πρῶτον 
Proton 
first, at the first Trans, first of all,
Usage: 40

ἐπισκέπτομαι 
Episkeptomai 
Usage: 9

the Gentiles
ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132

to take
λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

out of them
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

a people
λαός 
Laos 
Usage: 137

for
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

his

Usage: 0

Context Readings

The Jerusalem Council

13 When they finished, James responded as follows: "Brothers, listen to me. 14 Symeon has told how God at first graciously visited the heathen to take from among them a people to bear His name. 15 The words of the prophets are in accord with this, as it is written:


Cross References

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, a slave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who through the righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ have obtained the same precious faith that we have:

2 Peter 1:1-13

Simon Peter, a slave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who through the righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ have obtained the same precious faith that we have:

Luke 1:68

"Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, for He has come and brought His people deliverance;

Luke 1:78

Because the heart of our God is merciful. And so the day will dawn upon us from on high,

Luke 2:31-32

which you prepared before all peoples,

Acts 15:7-9

After a lengthy discussion Peter got up and said to them, "Brothers, you know that in the early days God chose among you that through me the heathen should hear the message of the good news and believe it.

Romans 1:5

through whom we have received God's favor and a commission as an apostle in His name to urge upon all the heathen obedience inspired by faith,

Romans 11:36

For from Him everything comes, through Him everything lives, and for Him everything exists. Glory to Him forever! Amen.

1 Peter 2:9-10

But you are the chosen race, the royal priesthood, the consecrated nation, the people to be His very own, to proclaim the perfections of Him who called you out of darkness into His wonderful light.

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