Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

for in him we live and move and exist; as also some of the poets amongst you have said, For we are also his offspring.

New American Standard Bible

for in Him we live and move and exist, as even some of your own poets have said, 'For we also are His children.'

King James Version

For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring.

Holman Bible

For in Him we live and move and exist, as even some of your own poets have said, ‘For we are also His offspring.’

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

For in him we live, and move, and exist, as also some of the performers from you have said, For of him we are also offspring.

American Standard Version

for in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain even of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring.

Amplified

For in Him we live and move and have our being; as even some of your [own] poets have said, For we are also His offspring.

An Understandable Version

For in [the strength of] God we [all] live, move around and have our [personal] identity, just as a certain one of your [Athenian] poets [once] said, 'For we too are His children.'

Anderson New Testament

For in him we live, and move, and have our being: as also some of your own poets have said: For we his offspring are.

Bible in Basic English

For in him we have life and motion and existence; as certain of your verse writers have said, For we are his offspring.

Common New Testament

'For in him we live and move and have our being,' as even some of your own poets have said, 'We are his offspring.'

Daniel Mace New Testament

are moved, and do exist: even as some of your own poets have said, WE ARE EVEN HIS OFFSPRING.

Godbey New Testament

For in him we live and move and have our being, as indeed certain ones of your own poets have said, For we are truly his offspring.

Goodspeed New Testament

For it is through union with him that we live and move and exist, as some of your poets have said, " 'For we are also his offspring.'

John Wesley New Testament

For in him we live and move, and have our being; as certain likewise of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

for in him we live and move and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also of his lineage.

Julia Smith Translation

For in him we live, and move, and are; as certain of the composers among you have said, For we also are his race.

King James 2000

For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring.

Lexham Expanded Bible

for in him we live and move and exist, as even some of {your own} poets have said: 'For we also are {his} offspring.'

Modern King James verseion

For in Him we live and move and have our being, as also certain of your own poets have said, For we are also His offspring.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For in him we live, move, and have our being, as certain of your own poets said. For we are also his generation.

Moffatt New Testament

for it is in him that we live and move and exist ??as some of your own poets have said, 'We too belong to His race.'

Montgomery New Testament

"for in him we live and move and have our being; as certain even of your own poets have said, "'For we also are his offspring.'

NET Bible

For in him we live and move about and exist, as even some of your own poets have said, 'For we too are his offspring.'

New Heart English Bible

'For in him we live, and move, and have our being.' As some of your own poets have said, 'For we are also his offspring.'

Noyes New Testament

For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as also some of your own poets have said: "For we are also his offspring."

Sawyer New Testament

For in him we live, and move, and are; as some also of your own poets have said, For we are his offspring.

The Emphasized Bible

For, in him, we live and move and are: as, even some of your own poets, have said - For, his offspring also, we are.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

for from him we derive life, and power of motion, and existence; as also some of your own poets have said, "For we are even his offspring."

Twentieth Century New Testament

For in him we live and move and are. To use the words of some of your own poets--'His offspring, too, are we.'

Webster

For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, for we are also his offspring.

Weymouth New Testament

For it is in closest union with Him that we live and move and have our being; as in fact some of the poets in repute among yourselves have said, 'For we are also His offspring.'

Williams New Testament

For it is through union with Him that we live and move and exist, as some of your own poets have said, "'For we are His offspring too.'

World English Bible

'For in him we live, and move, and have our being.' As some of your own poets have said, 'For we are also his offspring.'

Worrell New Testament

for in Him we live, and move, and are; as also some of your own poets have said, 'For we also are His offspring.'

Worsley New Testament

For in Him we live and move, and exist; as some also of your own poets have said, "For we his offspring are."

Youngs Literal Translation

for in Him we live, and move, and are; as also certain of your poets have said: For of Him also we are offspring.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

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

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

him

Usage: 0

we live
ζάω 
Zao 
live, be alive, alive, quick, lively, not tr, , vr live
Usage: 115

and



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

κινέω 
Kineo 
Usage: 6

ἐσμέν 
Esmen 
Usage: 50

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417




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

of
κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

ποιητής 
Poietes 
Usage: 6

ἐρέω 
Ereo 
Usage: 41

we are
ἐσμέν 
Esmen 
Usage: 50

Devotionals

Devotionals about Acts 17:28

Devotionals containing Acts 17:28

Images Acts 17:28

Prayers for Acts 17:28

Context Readings

Paul Speaks To The Areopagus

27 that they may seek God; if indeed they might feel after him and find him, although he is not far from each one of us: 28 for in him we live and move and exist; as also some of the poets amongst you have said, For we are also his offspring. 29 Being therefore the offspring of God, we ought not to think that which is divine to be like gold or silver or stone, the graven form of man's art and imagination.


Cross References

Job 12:10

In whose hand is the soul of every living thing, and the spirit of all flesh of man.

Psalm 36:9

For with thee is the fountain of life: in thy light shall we see light.

Daniel 5:23

but hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of the heavens; and they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou and thy nobles, thy wives and thy concubines, have drunk wine in them; and thou hast praised the gods of silver and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know; and the God in whose hand thy breath is, and whose are all thy ways, hast thou not glorified:

John 5:26

For even as the Father has life in himself, so he has given to the Son also to have life in himself,

Hebrews 1:3

who being the effulgence of his glory and the expression of his substance, and upholding all things by the word of his power, having made by himself the purification of sins, set himself down on the right hand of the greatness on high,

1 Samuel 25:29

And if a man is risen up to pursue thee and to seek thy life, the soul of my lord shall be bound in the bundle of the living with Jehovah thy God; and the souls of thine enemies, them shall he sling out from the hollow of the sling.

Psalm 66:9

Who hath set our soul in life, and suffereth not our feet to be moved.

Luke 3:38

of Enos, of Seth, of Adam, of God.

Luke 20:38

but he is not God of the dead but of the living; for all live for him.

John 11:25

Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection and the life: he that believes on me, though he have died, shall live;

Colossians 1:17

And he is before all, and all things subsist together by him.

Titus 1:12

One of themselves, a prophet of their own, has said, Cretans are always liars, evil wild beasts, lazy gluttons.

Hebrews 12:9

Moreover we have had the fathers of our flesh as chasteners, and we reverenced them; shall we not much rather be in subjection to the Father of spirits, and live?

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