Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

You will help them understand and turn them from darkness to light and from Satan's control to God, so that their sins will be forgiven and they will receive a share among those who are sanctified by faith in me.'

New American Standard Bible

to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.'

King James Version

To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me.

Holman Bible

to open their eyes so they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that by faith in Me they may receive forgiveness of sins and a share among those who are sanctified.’

A Conservative Version

to open their eyes to turn about from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, for them to receive remission of sins and a lot among those who have been sanctified by faith in me.

American Standard Version

to open their eyes, that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive remission of sins and an inheritance among them that are sanctified by faith in me.

Amplified

To open their eyes that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may thus receive forgiveness and release from their sins and a place and portion among those who are consecrated and purified by faith in Me.

An Understandable Version

to open their eyes [to the truth] so they will turn from darkness to light and from the power [i.e., the influence] of Satan to God. [Then] they can receive the forgiveness of sins and the inheritance [of never ending life], along with [all] those who are set apart [for God] by trusting in Me.'

Anderson New Testament

in order to open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the authority of Satan to God, that they may receive remission of sins, and an inheritance among the sanctified, by faith in me.

Bible in Basic English

To make their eyes open, turning them from the dark to the light, and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may have forgiveness of sins and a heritage among those who are made holy by faith in me.

Common New Testament

to open their eyes, so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a place among those who are sanctified by faith in me.'

Daniel Mace New Testament

and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and partake of the inheritance of the saints, by believing on me."

Darby Translation

to open their eyes, that they may turn from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive remission of sins and inheritance among them that are sanctified by faith in me.

Godbey New Testament

to open their eyes, to turn them from darkness unto light, and from the power of Satan unto God, in order that they may receive remission of sins, and an inheritance among those who are sanctified by faith in me.

Goodspeed New Testament

to open their eyes and turn them from darkness to light and from Satan's control to God, so that they may have their sins forgiven and have a place among those who are consecrated through faith in me.'

John Wesley New Testament

and the Gentiles, to whom I now send thee, To open their eyes, that they may turn from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God; that they may receive through faith which is in me, forgiveness of sins, and an inheritance among them that are sanctified.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

to open their eyes and to turn them from darkness to light and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive remission of sins and inheritance among those who are sanctified by the faith that is in me.

Julia Smith Translation

To open their eyes, to turn them back from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, fur them to receive remission of sins, and inheritance with the consecrated by faith in me.

King James 2000

To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them who are sanctified by faith that is in me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

to open their eyes [so that they] may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, [so that] they may receive forgiveness of sins and a share among those who are sanctified by faith in me.'

Modern King James verseion

in order to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light, and from the authority of Satan to God, so that they may receive remission of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified by faith in Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

to open their eyes that they might turn from darkness unto light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith in me.'

Moffatt New Testament

that their eyes may be opened and that they may turn from darkness to light, from the power of Satan to God, to get remission of their sins and an inheritance among those who are consecrated by faith in me.'

Montgomery New Testament

"'so that they may turn from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, in order to receive remission of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified by faith in me.'

NET Bible

to open their eyes so that they turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a share among those who are sanctified by faith in me.'

New Heart English Bible

to open their eyes, that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive remission of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified by faith in me.'

Noyes New Testament

to open their eyes that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and an inheritance among the sanctified, by faith in me.

Sawyer New Testament

to open their eyes, to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among the sanctified by faith in me.

The Emphasized Bible

To open their eyes; that they turn from darkness unto light, and the authority of Satan unto God, that they may receive remission of sins, and an inheritance among them who have been made holy by the faith respecting me.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

to open their eyes, to convert them from darkness to light, and from the dominion of Satan unto God, that they may receive remission of sins, and an inheritance with those who are sanctified by faith which is in me.

Twentieth Century New Testament

To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God; so that they may receive pardon for their sins, and a place among those who have become God's People, by faith in me.'

Webster

To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them who are sanctified by faith that is in me.

Weymouth New Testament

that they may turn from darkness to light and from the obedience to Satan to God, in order to receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified through faith in Me.'

Williams New Testament

to open their eyes and turn them from darkness to light and from Satan's power to God, so as to have their sins forgiven and have a possession among those that are consecrated by faith in me.'

World English Bible

to open their eyes, that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive remission of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified by faith in me.'

Worrell New Testament

to open their eyes, that they may turn from darkness to light, and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive remission of sins, and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.'

Worsley New Testament

to open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of satan unto God; that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and an inheritance among them that are sanctified by faith in me.

Youngs Literal Translation

to open their eyes, to turn them from darkness to light, and from the authority of the Adversary unto God, for their receiving forgiveness of sins, and a lot among those having been sanctified, by faith that is toward me.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
To open
ἀνοίγω 
Anoigo 
Usage: 62


Usage: 0

ὀφθαλμός 
Ophthalmos 
Usage: 57

and





which, who, the things, the son,
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
Usage: 0

to turn
ἐπιστρέφω 
Epistrepho 
Usage: 29

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

σκότος 
Skotos 
Usage: 23

to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

φῶς 
Phos 
Usage: 44

from the power
ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
Usage: 79

of Satan
Σατανᾶς 
Satanas 
Usage: 16

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

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151


Usage: 0

λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

ἄφεσις 
Aphesis 
Usage: 11

of sins
ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

κλῆρος 
Kleros 
Usage: 12

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


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

G37
ἁγιάζω 
Hagiazo 
Usage: 20

by faith
πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

that is in
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

Devotionals

Devotionals about Acts 26:18

Devotionals containing Acts 26:18

Images Acts 26:18

Context Readings

Paul Makes His Defense Before King Agrippa

17 I'll continue to rescue you from your people and from the gentiles to whom I'm sending you. 18 You will help them understand and turn them from darkness to light and from Satan's control to God, so that their sins will be forgiven and they will receive a share among those who are sanctified by faith in me.' 19 "And so, King Agrippa, I was not disobedient to the heavenly vision.



Cross References

Acts 20:32

"I'm now entrusting you to God and to the message of his grace, which is able to build you up and secure for you an inheritance among all who are sanctified.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people to be his very own and to proclaim the wonderful deeds of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

Isaiah 35:5

"Then the eyes of the blind will be opened, and the ears of the deaf unblocked;

Isaiah 42:7

to open blind eyes and to bring out those who are bound from their cells, and those sitting in darkness from prison.

Luke 24:47

and then repentance and forgiveness of sins is to be proclaimed in his name to all the nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

Acts 2:38

Peter answered them, "Every one of you must repent and be baptized in the name of Jesus the Messiah for the forgiveness of your sins. Then you will receive the Holy Spirit as a gift.

Ephesians 5:8

For once you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light,

Acts 5:31

God has exalted to his right hand this very man as our Leader and Savior in order to extend repentance and forgiveness of sins to Israel.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God, who said, "Let light shine out of darkness," has shone in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God's glory in the face of Jesus the Messiah.

Ephesians 1:18

Then, with the eyes of your hearts enlightened, you will know the confidence that is produced by God having called you, the rich glory that is his inheritance among the saints,

Acts 15:9

He made no distinction between them and us, because of their faith-cleansed hearts.

Acts 20:21

I testified to both Jews and Greeks about repentance to God and faith in our Lord Jesus.

Psalm 32:1-2

How blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered.

Psalm 119:18

Open my eyes so that I will observe amazing things from your instruction.

Psalm 146:8

the LORD gives sight to the blind. The LORD lifts up those who are weighed down. The LORD loves the righteous.

Isaiah 9:2

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; for those living in a land of deep darkness, a light has shined upon them.

Isaiah 29:18

On that day the deaf will hear the words of a scroll, and out of gloom and darkness the eyes of the blind will see.

Isaiah 32:3

Then the eyes of those who can see won't turn away, and the ears of those who can hear will listen.

Isaiah 42:16

I'll help the blind walk, even on a road they do not know; I'll guide them in directions they do not know. I'll turn the dark places into light in front of them, and the rough places into level ground. These are the things I will do, and I won't abandon them.

Isaiah 43:8

"Bring out the people who are blind, yet still have eyes, who are deaf, yet still have ears!

Isaiah 49:6

he says: "It is too small a thing for you to be my servant, to raise up the tribes of Israel and bring back those of Jacob I have preserved. I'll also make you as a light to the nations, to be my salvation to the ends of the earth.

Isaiah 49:24-25

"Can they seize plunder from warriors, or can the captives of tyrants be rescued?

Isaiah 53:8-12

"From detention and judgment he was taken away and who can even think about his descendants? For he was cut off from the land of the living, he was stricken for the transgression of my people.

Isaiah 60:1-3

"Arise, shine! For your light has come; the glory of the LORD has risen upon you.

Malachi 4:2

But the Sun of Righteousness will arise with healing in its light for those who fear my name. You will go out and leap like calves released from their stalls

Matthew 4:16

The people living in darkness have seen a great light, and for those living in the land and shadow of death, a light has risen."

Matthew 6:22-23

"The eye is the lamp of the body. So if your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light.

Luke 1:77

and to give his people knowledge of salvation through forgiveness of their sins.

Luke 1:79

to shine on those who sit in darkness and in death's shadow, and to guide our feet into the way of peace."

Luke 2:32

a light that will reveal salvation to unbelievers and bring glory to your people Israel."

Luke 4:18

"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me; he has anointed me to tell the good news to the poor. He has sent me to announce release to the prisoners and recovery of sight to the blind, to set oppressed people free,

Luke 11:21-22

"When a strong man, fully armed, guards his own mansion, his property is safe.

Luke 24:45

Then he opened their minds so that they might understand the Scriptures.

John 1:4-9

In him was life, and that life brought light to humanity.

John 3:19

And this is the basis for judgment: The light has come into the world, but people loved the darkness more than the light because their actions were evil.

John 4:10

Jesus answered her, "If you knew the gift of God, and who it is who is saying to you, "Please give me a drink,' you would have been the one to ask him, and he would have given you living water."

John 4:14

But whoever drinks the water that I will give him will never become thirsty again. The water that I will give him will become a well of water for him, springing up to eternal life."

John 7:38-39

The one who believes in me, as the Scripture has said, will have rivers of living water flowing from his heart."

John 8:12

Later on, Jesus spoke to them again, saying, "I am the light of the world. The one who follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."

John 9:5

As long as I'm in the world, I'm the light of the world."

John 9:39

Then Jesus said, "I have come into this world to judge it, so that those who are blind may see and so that those who see may become blind."

John 12:35-36

Jesus replied to the crowd, "The light is among you only for a short time. Walk while you have the light, so that the darkness may not overtake you. The person who walks in the darkness is in the darkness and does not know where he is going.

John 17:17

"Sanctify them by the truth. Your word is truth.

Acts 3:19

Therefore, repent and turn to him to have your sins blotted out,

Acts 9:17-18

So Ananias left and went to that house. He laid his hands on Saul and said, "Brother Saul, the Lord Jesus, who appeared to you on the road as you were traveling, has sent me so that you may see again and be filled with the Holy Spirit."

Acts 10:43

All the prophets testify to this: everyone who believes in Jesus receives forgiveness of sins through his name."

Acts 13:38-39

"Therefore, brothers, you must understand that through him the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you,

Acts 13:47

For that is what the Lord ordered us to do: "I have made you a light to the gentiles to be the means of salvation to the very ends of the earth.'"

Acts 26:23

that the Messiah would suffer and be the first to rise from the dead and would bring light both to our people and to the gentiles."

Romans 4:6-9

Likewise, David also speaks of the blessedness of the person whom God regards as righteous apart from actions:

Romans 5:1-2

Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus the Messiah.

Romans 8:17

Now if we are children, we are heirs heirs of God and co-heirs with the Messiah if, in fact, we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory.

1 Corinthians 1:2

To: God's church in Corinth, to those who have been sanctified by the Messiah Jesus and called to be holy, together with all those everywhere who call on the name of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah their Lord and ours.

1 Corinthians 1:30

It is because of God that you are in union with the Messiah Jesus, who for us has become wisdom from God, as well as our righteousness, sanctification, and redemption.

1 Corinthians 6:10-11

thieves, greedy people, drunks, slanderers, and robbers will not inherit the kingdom of God.

2 Corinthians 4:4

In their case, the god of this world has blinded the minds of those who do not believe to keep them from seeing the light of the glorious gospel of the Messiah, who is the image of God.

2 Corinthians 6:14

Stop becoming unevenly yoked with unbelievers. What partnership can righteousness have with lawlessness? What fellowship can light have with darkness?

Galatians 2:20

I no longer live, but the Messiah lives in me, and the life that I am now living in this body I live by the faithfulness of the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Galatians 3:2

I want to learn only one thing from you: Did you receive the Spirit by doing the actions of the Law or by believing what you heard?

Galatians 3:14

This happened in order that the blessing promised to Abraham would come to the gentiles through the Messiah Jesus, so that we might receive the promised Spirit through faith.

Ephesians 1:7

In union with him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our offenses, according to the riches of God's grace

Ephesians 1:11

In the Messiah we were also chosen when we were predestined according to the purpose of the one who does everything that he wills to do,

Ephesians 1:14

who is the guarantee of our inheritance until God redeems his own possession for his praise and glory.

Ephesians 2:8

For by such grace you have been saved through faith. This does not come from you; it is the gift of God

Ephesians 4:18

They are darkened in their understanding and separated from the life of God because of their ignorance and hardness of heart.

Ephesians 5:14

for the light is making everything visible. That is why it says, "Wake up, sleeper! Arise from the dead, and the Messiah will shine on you.''

Colossians 1:12-14

and might thank the Father, who has enabled us to share in the saints' inheritance in the light.

1 Thessalonians 5:4-8

However, brothers, you are not in the darkness, in order that the Day of the Lord might surprise you like a thief.

2 Timothy 2:26

so that they might escape from the Devil's snare, even though they've been held captive by him to do his will.

Titus 3:5-6

"Twas not for deeds that we had done, but by his steadfast love alone, he saved us through a second birth, renewed us by the Spirit's work,

Hebrews 2:14-15

Therefore, since the children have flesh and blood, he himself also shared the same things, so that by his death he might destroy the one who has the power of death (that is, the Devil)

Hebrews 9:15

This is why the Messiah is the mediator of a new covenant; so that those who are called may receive the eternal inheritance promised them, since a death has occurred that redeems them from the offenses committed under the first covenant.

Hebrews 10:10

By God's will we have been sanctified once and for all through the sacrifice of the body of Jesus, the Messiah.

Hebrews 10:14

For by a single offering he has perfected for all time those who are being sanctified.

Hebrews 11:6

Now without faith it is impossible to please God, for whoever comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who diligently search for him.

James 2:5

Listen, my dear brothers! God has chosen the poor in the world to become rich in faith and to be heirs of the kingdom that he promised to those who keep on loving him, has he not?

1 Peter 1:4

and to an inheritance kept in heaven for you that can't be destroyed, corrupted, or changed.

1 Peter 2:25

You were "like sheep that kept going astray," but now you have returned to the shepherd and overseer of your souls.

1 John 1:9

If we make it our habit to confess our sins, in his faithful righteousness he forgives us for those sins and cleanses us from all unrighteousness.

1 John 2:8-9

On the other hand, I am writing to you a new commandment that is truly in him and in you. For the darkness is fading away, and the true light is already shining.

1 John 2:12

I am writing to you, little children, because your sins have been forgiven on account of his name.

1 John 3:8

The person who practices sin belongs to the evil one, because the Devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason that the Son of God was revealed was to destroy what the Devil has been doing.

1 John 5:19

We know that we are from God and that the whole world lies under the control of the evil one.

Jude 1:1

From: Jude, a servant of Jesus the Messiah, and yet a brother of James. To: Those who have been called, who are loved by God the Father and kept safe by Jesus, the Messiah.

Revelation 20:2-3

He captured the dragon, that ancient serpent, also known as the Devil and Satan, and tied him up for a thousand years.

Revelation 21:27

Nothing unclean, or anyone who does anything detestable, and no one who tells lies will ever enter it. Only those whose names are written in the lamb's Book of Life will enter it.

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