Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

and he isn't served by people as if he needed anything. He himself gives everyone life, breath, and everything else.

New American Standard Bible

nor is He served by human hands, as though He needed anything, since He Himself gives to all people life and breath and all things;

King James Version

Neither is worshipped with men's hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing he giveth to all life, and breath, and all things;

Holman Bible

Neither is He served by human hands, as though He needed anything, since He Himself gives everyone life and breath and all things.

A Conservative Version

nor is he served by the hands of men, as needing anything, since he himself gives to all life, and breath, with all things.

American Standard Version

neither is he served by men's hands, as though he needed anything, seeing he himself giveth to all life, and breath, and all things;

Amplified

Neither is He served by human hands, as though He lacked anything, for it is He Himself Who gives life and breath and all things to all [people].

An Understandable Version

Neither is He waited on by men's hands as though He needed anything, since it is He who gives to all people their life and breath and everything [they need].

Anderson New Testament

nor is he ministered to by the hands of men, as if he needed any thing: for he himself gives to all life, and breath, and all things:

Bible in Basic English

And he is not dependent on the work of men's hands, as if he had need of anything, for he himself gives to all life and breath and all things;

Common New Testament

nor is he served by human hands, as though he needed anything, since he himself gives to all men life and breath and everything.

Daniel Mace New Testament

he receives no service from their officiousness: he is self-sufficient: it is he that gives to all their life and breath and every thing they have.

Darby Translation

nor is served by men's hands as needing something, himself giving to all life and breath and all things;

Godbey New Testament

neither is he worshiped by human hands, as if needing something, Himself having given life, and breath, and all things to all;

Goodspeed New Testament

nor is he waited on by human hands as though he were in need of anything, for he himself gives all men life and breath and everything.

John Wesley New Testament

Neither is he served by men's hands, as though he needed any thing, he himself giving to all life and breath, and all things.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

neither is worshipped with men's hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing he gives to all life and breath and all things

Julia Smith Translation

Nor is served by men's hands, standing in need of anything, he giving to all life, and breath, and all things.

King James 2000

Neither is worshiped with men's hands, as though he needed anything, seeing he gives to all life, and breath, and all things;

Lexham Expanded Bible

nor is he served by human hands [as if he] needed anything, [because] he himself gives to everyone life and breath and everything.

Modern King James verseion

nor is served with men's hands, as though He needed anything, since He gives life and breath and all things to all.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

neither is worshipped with men's hands, as though he needed of any thing. Seeing he himself giveth life and breath to all men everywhere,

Moffatt New Testament

he is not served by human hands as if he needed anything, for it is he who gives life and breath and all things to all men.

Montgomery New Testament

"neither is he served by men's hands, as though he needed anything, since he himself gives to all life and breath and all things.

NET Bible

nor is he served by human hands, as if he needed anything, because he himself gives life and breath and everything to everyone.

New Heart English Bible

neither is he served by human hands, as though he needed anything, seeing he himself gives to all life and breath, and all things.

Noyes New Testament

nor doth he receive service at the hands of men, as though he needed anything, since it is he that giveth to all life and breath and all things.

Sawyer New Testament

neither is he served by the hands of men as needing any thing, since he gives to all life, and breath, and all things;

The Emphasized Bible

nor, by human hands, is waited upon, as though in want of anything, himself, giving unto all life and breath and all things;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

nor is he served by human hands, as if he needed any creature, himself imparting to all beings life, and breath, and all things.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Nor yet do human hands minister to his wants, as though he needed anything, since he himself gives, to all, life, and breath, and all things.

Webster

Neither is worshiped with men's hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing he giveth to all life, and breath, and all things;

Weymouth New Testament

Nor is He ministered to by human hands, as though He needed anything--but He Himself gives to all men life and breath and all things.

Williams New Testament

nor is He served by human hands as though He were in need of anything, for He Himself gives all men life and breath and everything else.

World English Bible

neither is he served by men's hands, as though he needed anything, seeing he himself gives to all life and breath, and all things.

Worrell New Testament

nor is ministered to by human hands, as if needing anything; Himself giving to all life, and breath, and all things;

Worsley New Testament

nor is He served by the hands of men, as needing any thing: for He giveth to all life, and breath, and all things;

Youngs Literal Translation

neither by the hands of men is He served -- needing anything, He giving to all life, and breath, and all things;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὐδέ 
Oude 
neither, nor, not, no not, not so much as, then not, not tr,
Usage: 83

θεραπεύω 
therapeuo 
Usage: 39

with
ὑπό 
Hupo 
of, by, under, with, in, not tr,
Usage: 188

ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

χείρ 
Cheir 
hand, not tr
Usage: 149

as though he needed
προσδέομαι 
Prosdeomai 
Usage: 1

seeing he

Usage: 0

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

to all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88

and


κατά 
Kata 
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 0
Usage: 428

πνοή 
Pnoe 
Usage: 2

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Acts 17:25

Images Acts 17:25

Prayers for Acts 17:25

Context Readings

Paul Speaks To The Areopagus

24 The God who made the world and everything in it is the Lord of heaven and earth. He doesn't live in shrines made by human hands, 25 and he isn't served by people as if he needed anything. He himself gives everyone life, breath, and everything else. 26 From one man he made every nation of humanity to live all over the earth, fixing the seasons of the year and the national boundaries within which they live,


Cross References

Job 22:2

"Can a human being be useful to God, since he, who is wise, is sufficient to himself?

Genesis 2:7

So the LORD God formed the man from the dust of the ground, breathed life into his lungs, and the man became a living being.

Job 27:3

As long as I can breathe; as long as God's breath is in my nostrils,

Job 33:4

"The spirit of God fashioned me; and the breath of the Almighty gives me life.

Job 35:6-7

If you sin, what will that do to harm him? If you add transgression to transgression what will it do to him?

Psalm 50:8-13

I do not rebuke you because of your sacrifices; indeed, your burnt offerings are continuously before me.

Isaiah 42:5

This is what God says the God who created the heavens and stretched them out, who spread out the earth and its produce, who gives breath to the people on it and life to those who walk in it:

Zechariah 12:1

A declaration: a message from the LORD to Israel. "The LORD, who stretches out the heavens, who lays the foundation of the earth, and who frames the spirit of man within himself, declares,

Acts 17:28

For we live, move, and exist because of him, as some of your own poets have said: ""Since we are his children, too.'

Romans 11:35

Or who has given him something only to have him pay it back?"

1 Timothy 6:17

Tell those who are rich in this age not to be arrogant and not to place their confidence in anything as uncertain as riches. Instead, let them place their confidence in God, who lavishly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.

Numbers 16:22

Then they fell on their faces and said, "God, the God of the spirits of all flesh, will you be angry at the entire congregation on account of one man's sin?"

Numbers 27:16

"May the LORD God of the spirits of all living creatures appoint a man over the community

Job 12:10

and that the life of every living thing rests in his control, along with the breath of every living human being?

Job 34:14

If he were to decide to do so, that is, to take back to himself his spirit and breath of life,

Psalm 16:2

I told the LORD, "You are my master, I have nothing good apart from you."

Psalm 104:27-30

All of them look to you to provide them their food at the proper time.

Isaiah 57:16

For I won't accuse forever, nor will I always be angry; for then the human spirit would grow faint before me even the souls that I have created.

Jeremiah 7:20-23

Therefore, this is what the Lord GOD says: "I'm about to pour out my anger and my wrath on this place, on people and animals, on the trees of the field, and on the fruit of the ground. It will burn, and it won't be put out."

Amos 5:21-23

"I hate I despise your festival days, and your solemn convocations stink.

Matthew 5:45

so that you will become children of your Father in heaven, because he makes his sun rise on both evil and good people, and he lets rain fall on the righteous and the unrighteous.

Matthew 9:13

Go and learn what this means: "I want mercy and not sacrifice,' because I did not come to call righteous people, but sinners."

Acts 14:17

yet he has not abandoned his witness: he continues to do good, to give you rain from heaven, to give you fruitful seasons, and to fill you with food and your hearts with joy."

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