Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

"The Lord answered, "I'm Jesus, whom you are persecuting. But get up and stand on your feet, because I've appeared to you for the very purpose of appointing you to be my servant and witness of what you've seen and of what I'll show you.

New American Standard Bible

'But get up and stand on your feet; for this purpose I have appeared to you, to appoint you a minister and a witness not only to the things which you have seen, but also to the things in which I will appear to you;

King James Version

But rise, and stand upon thy feet: for I have appeared unto thee for this purpose, to make thee a minister and a witness both of these things which thou hast seen, and of those things in the which I will appear unto thee;

Holman Bible

But get up and stand on your feet. For I have appeared to you for this purpose, to appoint you as a servant and a witness of what you have seen and of what I will reveal to you.

A Conservative Version

But arise, and stand upon thy feet, for I appeared to thee for this, to appoint thee an assistant and a witness both of things that thou saw, and of the things that I will make visible to thee,

American Standard Version

But arise, and stand upon thy feet: for to this end have I appeared unto thee, to appoint thee a minister and a witness both of the things wherein thou hast seen me, and of the things wherein I will appear unto thee;

Amplified

But arise and stand upon your feet; for I have appeared to you for this purpose, that I might appoint you to serve as [My] minister and to bear witness both to what you have seen of Me and to that in which I will appear to you,

An Understandable Version

But, get up onto your feet, for the reason I have appeared to you is to appoint you a minister and witness of both the things you have [already] seen of me and the things I will [reveal when] appearing to you.

Anderson New Testament

But arise, and stand upon your feet; for I have appeared to you for this purpose, to make you a minister and a witness of the things which you have seen, and of those in which I will appear to you,

Bible in Basic English

But get up on your feet: for I have come to you for this purpose, to make you a servant and a witness of the things in which you have seen me, and of those in which you will see me;

Common New Testament

But get up and stand on your feet; for this purpose I have appeared to you, to appoint you a minister and a witness to the things which you have seen of me, and also to the things in which I will appear to you;

Daniel Mace New Testament

but rise upright upon thy feet: for I have appear'd to thee in order to establish you my minister in testifying both what you have seen, and what I shall hereafter show to you,

Darby Translation

but rise up and stand on thy feet; for, for this purpose have I appeared to thee, to appoint thee to be a servant and a witness both of what thou hast seen, and of what I shall appear to thee in,

Godbey New Testament

But rise up, and stand upon thy feet: for unto this have I appeared unto thee, to make thee a minister and a martyr both of those things which thou hast seen, and of which I will appear unto thee;

Goodspeed New Testament

But get up and stand on your feet, for I have appeared to you for the express purpose of appointing you to serve me and to testify to what you have seen and to the visions you will have of me.

John Wesley New Testament

And he said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest. But rise and stand upon thy feet; for I have appeared to thee for this purpose, to ordain thee a minister and a witness, both of the things which thou hast seen,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But rise and stand upon thy feet, for I have appeared unto thee for this purpose, to make thee a minister and a witness both of these things which thou hast seen and of those things in which I will appear unto thee;

Julia Smith Translation

But arise, and stand upon thy feet: for, for this was I sent to thee, to take thee in hand, a servant and witness both of what things thou sawest, and of what I shall be seen to thee;

King James 2000

But rise, and stand upon your feet: for I have appeared unto you for this purpose, to make you a minister and a witness both of these things which you have seen, and of those things in which I will appear unto you;

Lexham Expanded Bible

But get up and stand on your feet, because for this [reason] I have appeared to you, to appoint you a servant and witness both [to the things] in which you saw me and [to the things] in which I will appear to you,

Modern King James verseion

But rise and stand on your feet, for I have appeared to you for this purpose, to make you a minister and a witness both of what you saw, and in what I shall appear to you;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But rise and stand up on thy feet. For I have appeared unto thee for this purpose: to make thee a minister, and a witness both of those things which thou hast seen, and of those things in thee which I will appear unto thee,

Moffatt New Testament

Now get up and stand on your feet, for I have appeared to you in order to appoint you to my service as a witness to what you have seen and to the visions you shall have of me.

Montgomery New Testament

"'But rise and stand on your feet, for I have appeared to you in order to appoint you my minister and my witness both of what you have already seen and of those things in which I will appear to you.

NET Bible

But get up and stand on your feet, for I have appeared to you for this reason, to designate you in advance as a servant and witness to the things you have seen and to the things in which I will appear to you.

New Heart English Bible

But arise, and stand on your feet, for I have appeared to you for this purpose: to appoint you a servant and a witness both of the things which you have seen, and of the things which I will reveal to you;

Noyes New Testament

But arise and stand upon thy feet; for I have appeared to thee for this purpose, to prepare thee as a minister and a witness both of the things which thou sawest, and of those on account of which I will appear to thee;

Sawyer New Testament

But rise and stand on your feet; for I have appeared to you for this purpose, to make you a minister and witness both of what you have seen and [of visions ] in which I will appear to you,

The Emphasized Bible

But rise and stand upon thy feet; for, to this end, have I appeared unto thee, - To appoint thee an attendant and a witness, both of the things as to which thou hast seen me, and of those as to which I will appear unto thee:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Notwithstanding, arise, and stand on thy feet: for to this end have I appeared to thee, to ordain thee both a minister and a witness of the things which thou hast seen, and of those which I will shew thee;

Twentieth Century New Testament

But get up and stand upright; for I have appeared to you in order to appoint you a servant and a witness of those revelations of me which you have already had, and of those in which I shall yet appear to you,

Webster

But rise, and stand upon thy feet: for I have appeared to thee for this purpose, to make thee a minister and a witness both of the things which thou hast seen, and of the things in which I will appear to thee;

Weymouth New Testament

But rise, and stand on your feet; for I have appeared to you for the very purpose of appointing you My servant and My witness both as to the things you have already seen and as to those in which I will appear to you.

Williams New Testament

But get up and stand on your feet, for I have appeared to you for the very purpose of appointing you my servant and a witness to me of the things which you have seen and those which I shall yet enable you to see.

World English Bible

But arise, and stand on your feet, for I have appeared to you for this purpose: to appoint you a servant and a witness both of the things which you have seen, and of the things which I will reveal to you;

Worrell New Testament

But arise, and stand upon your feet; for I appeared to you for this end, to appoint you a minister and a witness both of the things in which you saw Me, and of the things in which I will appear to you;

Worsley New Testament

But rise, and stand on thy feet: for to this end have I appeared unto thee, to appoint thee a minister and a witness both of the things which thou hast seen, and of those for which I shall hereafter appear unto thee:

Youngs Literal Translation

but rise, and stand upon thy feet, for for this I appeared to thee, to appoint thee an officer and a witness both of the things thou didst see, and of the things in which I will appear to thee,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

ἀνίστημι 
Anistemi 
arise, rise, rise up, rise again, raise up, stand up, raise up again,
Usage: 86

and




τε 
Te 
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 170

ἵστημι 
histemi 
Usage: 129

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

thy
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

πούς 
Pous 
Usage: 67

for
γάρ 
Gar 
εἰς 
Eis 
for, , not tr
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 825
Usage: 1267

ὀπτάνομαι ὄπτομαι 
Optanomai 
Usage: 41

σοί 
Soi 
thee, thou, thy, thine own, not tr
Usage: 113

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

to make
προχειρίζομαι 
Procheirizomai 
Usage: 1

σέ 
Se 
thee, thou, thy house, not tr
Usage: 110

ὑπηρέτης 
Huperetes 
Usage: 17

μάρτυς 
Martus 
Usage: 28

τε 
Te 
and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
Usage: 170

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

thou hast seen
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

of those things in the which
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

I will appear
ὀπτάνομαι ὄπτομαι 
Optanomai 
Usage: 41

Devotionals

Devotionals about Acts 26:16

References

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Images Acts 26:16

Prayers for Acts 26:16

Context Readings

Paul Makes His Defense Before King Agrippa

15 "I asked, "Who are you, Lord?' 16 "The Lord answered, "I'm Jesus, whom you are persecuting. But get up and stand on your feet, because I've appeared to you for the very purpose of appointing you to be my servant and witness of what you've seen and of what I'll show you. 17 I'll continue to rescue you from your people and from the gentiles to whom I'm sending you.



Cross References

Acts 22:14-15

"Then he said, "The God of our ancestors has chosen you to know his will, to see the Righteous One, and to hear his own voice,

Ezekiel 2:1

"Son of Man," the LORD said, "get up on your feet. I want to talk to you."

Daniel 10:11

In year one of King Darius the Mede, I arose to fortify and strengthen him.'"

Acts 1:17

because he was one of our number and was appointed to share in this ministry."

Acts 1:25

to serve in this office of apostle, from which Judas left to go to his own place."

Acts 6:4

Then we'll devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word."

Acts 9:6-9

The voice said, "I'm Jesus, whom you are persecuting. Now get up, go into the city, and you will be told what you are to do."

Acts 9:15-16

But the Lord told him, "Go, because he's my chosen instrument to carry my name to unbelievers, to their kings, and to the descendants of Israel.

Acts 13:1-4

Now Barnabas, Simeon called Niger, Lucius from Cyrene, Manaen, who grew up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul were prophets and teachers in the church at Antioch.

Acts 18:9-10

One night, the Lord told Paul in a vision, "Stop being afraid to speak out! Don't remain silent!

Acts 20:24

But I don't place any value on my life, if only I can finish my race and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus of testifying to the gospel of God's grace.

Acts 21:19

After greeting them, Paul related one by one the things that God had done among the gentiles through his ministry.

Acts 22:10

"Then I asked, "What am I to do, Lord?'

Acts 22:17-21

"Then I returned to Jerusalem. While I was praying in the Temple, I fell into a trance

Acts 23:11

That night the Lord stood near Paul and said, "Have courage! For just as you have testified about me in Jerusalem, you must testify in Rome, too."

Acts 27:23-24

For just last night an angel of God, to whom I belong and whom I serve, stood by me

Romans 1:5

Through him we received grace and a commission as an apostle to bring about faithful obedience among all the gentiles for the sake of his name.

Romans 15:16

to be a minister of the Messiah Jesus to the gentiles in the priestly service of the gospel of God, so that the offering brought by gentiles may be acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

2 Corinthians 4:1

Therefore, since we have this ministry through the mercy shown to us, we do not get discouraged.

2 Corinthians 5:18

All of this comes from God, who has reconciled us to himself through the Messiah and has given us the ministry of reconciliation,

2 Corinthians 12:1-7

I must boast, although it does not do any good. Let's talk about visions and revelations from the Lord.

Galatians 1:12

For I did not receive it from a man, nor was I taught it, but it was revealed to me by Jesus the Messiah.

Galatians 2:2

I went in response to a revelation, and in a private meeting with the reputed leaders, I explained to them the gospel that I'm proclaiming to the gentiles. I did this because I was afraid that I was running or had run my life's race for nothing.

Ephesians 3:7-8

I have become a servant of this gospel according to the gift of God's grace that was given me by the working of his power.

Colossians 1:7

You learned about this gospel from Epaphras, our dear fellow servant, who is a faithful minister of the Messiah on your behalf.

Colossians 1:23

However, you must remain firmly established and steadfast in the faith, without being moved from the hope of the gospel that you heard, which has been proclaimed to every creature under heaven and of which I, Paul, have become a servant.

Colossians 1:25

I became its servant as God commissioned me to work for you, so that I may complete my ministry of the word of God.

1 Thessalonians 3:2

and send Timothy, our brother who works with us for God in the gospel of the Messiah, to strengthen and encourage you in your faith,

1 Timothy 1:12

I thank the Messiah Jesus, our Lord, who gives me strength, that he has considered me faithful and has appointed me to his service.

1 Timothy 4:6

If you continue to point these things out to the brothers, you will be a good servant of the Messiah Jesus, nourished by the words of the faith and the healthy teaching that you have followed closely.

2 Timothy 4:5

But you must be clear-headed about everything. Endure suffering. Do the work of an evangelist. Devote yourself completely to your ministry.

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