Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

serving the Lord with all humility and with tears and with trials which came upon me through the plots of the Jews;

King James Version

Serving the Lord with all humility of mind, and with many tears, and temptations, which befell me by the lying in wait of the Jews:

Holman Bible

serving the Lord with all humility, with tears, and with the trials that came to me through the plots of the Jews

International Standard Version

I served the Lord with all humility, with tears, and with trials that came to me through the plots of the Jews.

A Conservative Version

serving the Lord with all humility, and many tears and trials that befell me by the conspiracies of the Jews.

American Standard Version

serving the Lord with all lowliness of mind, and with tears, and with trials which befell me by the plots of the Jews;

Amplified

serving the Lord with all humility and with tears and trials which came on me because of the plots of the Jews [against me];

An Understandable Version

[You know that] I served the Lord with humility, with tears and with trials that I experienced as the result of plots by the Jews.

Anderson New Testament

serving the Lord with all lowliness of mind, and with tears, and with trials, which came upon me through the plots of the Jews;

Bible in Basic English

Doing the Lord's work without pride, through all the sorrow and troubles which came on me because of the evil designs of the Jews:

Common New Testament

serving the Lord with all humility and with tears and with trials which came upon me through the plots of the Jews;

Daniel Mace New Testament

how I have serv'd the Lord with all resignation, with tears, and trials occasion'd by the insidious practices of the Jews:

Darby Translation

serving the Lord with all lowliness, and tears, and temptations, which happened to me through the plots of the Jews;

Godbey New Testament

serving the Lord with all humility, and tears, and temptations, which came upon me through the plots of the Jews:

Goodspeed New Testament

and how I served the Lord most humbly and with tears, through all the trials that I encountered because of the plots of the Jews.

John Wesley New Testament

Serving the Lord with all humility, and with tears, and trials which befell me through the ambushes of the Jews:

Julia Smith Translation

Serving the Lord with all humility, and many tears, and temptations, having happened to me by the insidious plots of the Jews:

King James 2000

Serving the Lord with all humility of mind, and with many tears, and temptations, which befell me by the lying in wait of the Jews:

Lexham Expanded Bible

serving the Lord with all humility and with tears, and with the trials that happened to me through the plots of the Jews--

Modern King James verseion

serving the Lord with all humility of mind, and many tears and temptations happening to me through the plots of the Jews;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

serving the Lord with all humbleness of mind, and with many tears, and temptations, which happened unto me by the layings wait of the Jews,

Moffatt New Testament

how I served the Lord in all humility, with many a tear and many a trial which I encountered owing to the plots of the Jews,

Montgomery New Testament

"serving the Lord with all lowliness of mind, and with tears, and amid trials that befell me through the plots of the Jews.

NET Bible

serving the Lord with all humility and with tears, and with the trials that happened to me because of the plots of the Jews.

New Heart English Bible

serving the Lord with all humility, with many tears, and with trials which happened to me by the plots of the Jews;

Noyes New Testament

serving the Lord with all humility, and with tears, and trials which befell me by the plots of the Jews;

Sawyer New Testament

serving the Lord with all humility, and tears and trials that befell me by the conspiracies of the Jews,

The Emphasized Bible

doing service unto the Lord, with all humility and tears, and temptations which befell me through the plots of the Jews:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

serving the Lord with all humility, and with many tears and trials, which have befallen me through the lying in wait of the Jews:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Serving the Lord, as I did, in all humility, amid the tears and trials which fell to my lot through the plots of the Jews.

Webster

Serving the Lord with all humility of mind, and with many tears and temptations, which befell me by the lying in wait of the Jews:

Weymouth New Testament

serving the Lord in all humility, and with tears, and amid trials which came upon me through the plotting of the Jews--

Williams New Testament

to serve the Lord with all humility and in tears, through the trials that befell me because of the plots of the Jews.

World English Bible

serving the Lord with all humility, with many tears, and with trials which happened to me by the plots of the Jews;

Worrell New Testament

serving the Lord with all humility, and with tears, and with trials which befell me in the plottings of the Jews;

Worsley New Testament

Serving the Lord with all humility, and many tears, and trials which befel me by the ambushes of the Jews.

Youngs Literal Translation

serving the Lord with all humility, and many tears, and temptations, that befell me in the counsels of the Jews against me;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δουλεύω 
Douleuo 
serve, be in bondage, do service
Usage: 20

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

with
μετά 
meta 
with, after, among, hereafter , afterward , against, not tr,
Usage: 346

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ταπεινοφροσύνη 
Tapeinophrosune 
Usage: 7

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

with many
πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

δάκρυ δάκρυον 
Dakru 
Usage: 10

πειρασμός 
Peirasmos 
Usage: 12

συμβαίνω 
Sumbaino 
happen unto, happen, befall, so it be
Usage: 8

me
μοί 
Moi 
me, my, I, mine
Usage: 152

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

the lying in wait
ἐπιβουλή 
Epiboule 
Usage: 4

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Acts 20:19

Context Readings

Paul's Farewell To The Ephesian Elders

18 And when they had come to him, he said to them,“You yourselves know, from the first day that I set foot in Asia, how I was with you the whole time, 19 serving the Lord with all humility and with tears and with trials which came upon me through the plots of the Jews; 20 how I did not shrink from declaring to you anything that was profitable, and teaching you publicly and from house to house,


Cross References

Acts 20:3

And there he spent three months, and when a plot was formed against him by the Jews as he was about to set sail for Syria, he decided to return through Macedonia.

Acts 20:31

Therefore be on the alert, remembering that night and day for a period of three years I did not cease to admonish each one with tears.

Romans 12:11

not lagging behind in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord;

2 Corinthians 2:4

For out of much affliction and anguish of heart I wrote to you with many tears; not so that you would be made sorrowful, but that you might know the love which I have especially for you.

Philippians 3:18

For many walk, of whom I often told you, and now tell you even weeping, that they are enemies of the cross of Christ,

Colossians 3:24

knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance. It is the Lord Christ whom you serve.

Psalm 119:136

My eyes shed streams of water,
Because they do not keep Your law.

Jeremiah 9:1

Oh that my head were waters
And my eyes a fountain of tears,
That I might weep day and night
For the slain of the daughter of my people!

Jeremiah 13:17

But if you will not listen to it,
My soul will sob in secret for such pride;
And my eyes will bitterly weep
And flow down with tears,
Because the flock of the Lord has been taken captive.

Luke 19:41

When He approached Jerusalem, He saw the city and wept over it,

John 12:26

If anyone serves Me, he must follow Me; and where I am, there My servant will be also; if anyone serves Me, the Father will honor him.

Acts 9:23-25

When many days had elapsed, the Jews plotted together to do away with him,

Acts 13:50-51

But the Jews incited the devout women of prominence and the leading men of the city, and instigated a persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and drove them out of their district.

Acts 14:5-6

And when an attempt was made by both the Gentiles and the Jews with their rulers, to mistreat and to stone them,

Acts 14:19-20

But Jews came from Antioch and Iconium, and having won over the crowds, they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing him to be dead.

Acts 17:5

But the Jews, becoming jealous and taking along some wicked men from the market place, formed a mob and set the city in an uproar; and attacking the house of Jason, they were seeking to bring them out to the people.

Acts 17:13

But when the Jews of Thessalonica found out that the word of God had been proclaimed by Paul in Berea also, they came there as well, agitating and stirring up the crowds.

Acts 27:23

For this very night an angel of the God to whom I belong and whom I serve stood before me,

Romans 1:1

Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God,

Romans 1:9

For God, whom I serve in my spirit in the preaching of the gospel of His Son, is my witness as to how unceasingly I make mention of you,

1 Corinthians 4:9-13

For, I think, God has exhibited us apostles last of all, as men condemned to death; because we have become a spectacle to the world, both to angels and to men.

1 Corinthians 15:9-10

For I am the least of the apostles, and not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

2 Corinthians 3:5

Not that we are adequate in ourselves to consider anything as coming from ourselves, but our adequacy is from God,

2 Corinthians 4:7-11

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, so that the surpassing greatness of the power will be of God and not from ourselves;

2 Corinthians 7:5

For even when we came into Macedonia our flesh had no rest, but we were afflicted on every side: conflicts without, fears within.

2 Corinthians 11:23-30

Are they servants of Christ?—I speak as if insane—I more so; in far more labors, in far more imprisonments, beaten times without number, often in danger of death.

2 Corinthians 12:7-10

Because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, for this reason, to keep me from exalting myself, there was given me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to torment me—to keep me from exalting myself!

Galatians 1:10

For am I now seeking the favor of men, or of God? Or am I striving to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a bond-servant of Christ.

Galatians 4:13-14

but you know that it was because of a bodily illness that I preached the gospel to you the first time;

Ephesians 6:7

With good will render service, as to the Lord, and not to men,

1 Thessalonians 1:9

For they themselves report about us what kind of a reception we had with you, and how you turned to God from idols to serve a living and true God,

2 Timothy 1:4

longing to see you, even as I recall your tears, so that I may be filled with joy.

James 1:2

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials,

1 Peter 1:6

In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials,

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, a bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ,To those who have received a faith of the same kind as ours, by the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ:

Revelation 7:15

For this reason, they are before the throne of God; and they serve Him day and night in His temple; and He who sits on the throne will spread His tabernacle over them.

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