Parallel Verses

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;

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.

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.

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

Get up and stand on your feet. I have appeared to you for this purpose, to appoint you [to serve] as a minister and as a witness [to testify, with authority,] not only to the things which you have seen, but also to the things 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,

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 And I said, Who art thou, Lord? And he said, I am Jesus whom thou drivest out. 16 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; 17 Taking thee away from people, and nations, to whom I now send thee.



Cross References

Acts 22:14-15

And he said, The God of our fathers took thee in hand, to know his will, and to see the Just, and hear the voice from his mouth.

Ezekiel 2:1

And he will say to me, Son of man, stand upon thy feet, and I will speak with thee.

Daniel 10:11

And he will say to me, O Daniel, a man of desires, understand thou in the words which I speak to thee, and stand upon thy standing: for now was I sent to thee. And in his speaking with me this word I stood trembling.

Acts 1:17

For he was numbered with us, and obtained the lot of this service.

Acts 1:25

To take the lot of this service and sending forth, from which Judas passed by, to go to his own place.

Acts 6:4

And we will persevere in prayer, and the service of the word.

Acts 9:6-9

And he trembling and amazed said, Lord, What wilt thou me to do? And the Lord to him, Arise, and come into the city, and it shall be spoken to thee what thou must do.

Acts 9:15-16

And the Lord said to him, Go: for he is a vessel of choice to me, to lift up my name before nations, and kings, and the sons of Israel:

Acts 13:1-4

And certain prophets and teachers were in the church being in Antioch; as Barnabas, and Simeon called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

Acts 18:9-10

And the Lord said through a vision by night to Paul, Fear not, but speak, and thou shouldest not be silent:

Acts 20:24

But the word of none do I make mine own, neither have I my soul highly prized to myself, in order to finish my course with joy, and the service which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify the good news of the grace of God.

Acts 21:19

And having greeted them, he recounted to each one what things God had done among the nations through his service.

Acts 22:10

And I said, What shall I do, Lord? And the Lord said to me, Having risen, go to Damascus; and there shall be told thee of all which has been arranged for thee to do.

Acts 22:17-21

And it was to me returning to Jerusalem, and praying in the temple, I was in a deep trance:

Acts 23:11

And the following night the Lord, having stood by him, said, Take courage, Paul: for as thou hast testified the things concerning me at Jerusalem, so must thou also testify at Rome.

Acts 27:23-24

For the messenger of God stood by me in this night, whose I am, and whom I serve,

Romans 1:5

By whom we received grace and sending forth, to the obedience of faith in all nations for his name:

Romans 15:16

For me to be the, workman of Jesus Christ to the nations, offering in sacrifice the good news of God, that the bringing forward of the nations be acceptable, consecrated in the Holy Spirit.

2 Corinthians 4:1

For this, having this service, as we were compassionated, we lose not courage;

2 Corinthians 5:18

And all things of God, having reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and given us the service of reconciliation;

2 Corinthians 12:1-7

Indeed it is not profitable to me to boast. For I will come to visions and Revelation of the Lord.

Galatians 1:12

For I neither received it from man, neither was I taught, but by the revelation of Jesus Christ.

Galatians 2:2

And I went up according to revelation, and placed before them the good news which I proclaim in the nations, but apart to them highly esteemed, lest I run in vain, or ran.

Ephesians 3:7-8

Of which I Became a servant, according to the gift of the grace of God given to me according to the energy of his power

Colossians 1:7

As also ye learned from Epaphras our beloved fellowservant, who is a faithful servant of Christ for you;

Colossians 1:23

If indeed ye remain in the faith, founded and firmly fixed, and not moved aside from the hope of the good news, which ye heard, being proclaimed in all creation under heaven; of which I Paul was a servant;

Colossians 1:25

Of which I was a servant, according to the stewardship of God, given to me for you, to complete the word of God;

1 Thessalonians 3:2

And sent Timothy, our brother, and servant of God, and our coworker in the good news of Christ, in order to make you firm, and comfort you for your faith

1 Timothy 1:12

And I am grateful to Christ Jesus our Lord, having strengthened me, for he deemed me faithful, having set me in the service;

1 Timothy 4:6

These having laid down to the brethren, thou shalt be a good servant of Jesus Christ, brought up in the words of faith and good doctrine, which thou bast closely followed.

2 Timothy 4:5

And thou be sober in all things, suffer ill treatment, do the work of the bearer of good news, render thy service perfectly certain.

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