Parallel Verses

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.'

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 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 share among those who are sanctified by faith in Me.'

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.'

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.

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 rescuing you from the people and from the Gentiles to whom I am sending you, 18 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.' 19 "Therefore, O King Agrippa, I was not disobedient to the heavenly vision,



Cross References

Acts 20:32

"And now I entrust you to God and to the message of his grace, which is able to build [you] up and to give [you] the inheritance among all those who are sanctified.

1 Peter 2:9

But you [are] a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for [God's] possession, so that you may proclaim the virtues of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light,

Isaiah 35:5

Then [the] eyes of [the] blind shall be opened, and [the] ears of [the] deaf shall be opened.

Isaiah 42:7

to open [the] blind eyes, to bring [the] prisoner out from [the] dungeon, those who sit [in] darkness from [the] house of imprisonment.

Luke 24:47

and repentance and the forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in his name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

Acts 2:38

And Peter [said] to them, "Repent and be baptized, each one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Ephesians 5:8

for you were formerly darkness, but now [you are] light in the Lord. Live like children of light

Acts 5:31

This one God has exalted to his right hand [as] Leader and Savior to grant repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God who said, "Light will shine out of darkness," [is the one] who has shined in our hearts for the enlightenment of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.

Ephesians 1:18

(the eyes of your hearts having been enlightened), so that you may know what is the hope of his calling, what [are] the riches of the glory of his inheritance among the saints,

Acts 15:9

And he made no distinction between us and them, cleansing their hearts by faith.

Acts 20:21

testifying both to Jews and to Greeks with respect to repentance toward God and faith in our Lord Jesus.

Psalm 32:1-2

Happy [is] he whose transgression is taken away, whose sin is covered.

Psalm 119:18

Uncover my eyes, that I may look at wonderful things from your law.

Psalm 146:8

Yahweh opens [the eyes of the] blind; Yahweh raises up [those] bowed down; Yahweh loves [the] righteous;

Isaiah 9:2

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; light has shined on those who lived in a land of darkness.

Isaiah 29:18

And on that day, the deaf shall hear [the] words of a scroll, and [the] eyes of [the] blind shall see out of gloom and darkness.

Isaiah 32:3

And [the] eyes of those who see will not gaze, and [the] ears of those who hear will listen.

Isaiah 42:16

And I will lead the blind by a road they do not know; I will cause [them] to tread on paths they have not known. I will make darkness {in their presence} into light and rough places into level ground. These [are] the things I will do, and I will not forsake them.

Isaiah 43:8

Bring out [the] people blind yet with eyes, and deaf, though they have ears.

Isaiah 49:6

And he says, "It is trivial {for you to be} a servant for me, to raise up the tribes of Jacob and to bring back the preserved of Israel. I will give you as a light [to the] nations, to be my salvation to the end of the earth."

Isaiah 49:24-25

Can war-booty be taken from [the] mighty? or can a captive of a righteous [person] be rescued?

Isaiah 53:8-12

He was taken by restraint of justice, and who concerned himself with his generation? For he was cut off from the land of [the] living; he [received a] blow because of the transgression of my people.

Isaiah 60:1-3

"Arise, shine! For your light has come, and the glory of Yahweh has risen on you.

Malachi 4:2

But for you who revere my name, the sun of righteousness will rise, with healing in its wings, and you will go out and leap like {fattened calves}.

Matthew 4:16

the people who sit in darkness have seen a great light, and the ones who sit in the land and shadow of death, a light has dawned on them."

Matthew 6:22-23

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

Luke 1:77

to give knowledge of salvation to his people by the forgiveness of their sins,

Luke 1:79

to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to direct our feet into the way of peace."

Luke 2:32

a light for revelation to the Gentiles, and glory to your people Israel."

Luke 4:18

"The Spirit of the Lord [is] upon me, because of which he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives, and recovery of sight to the blind, to send out in freedom those who are oppressed,

Luke 11:21-22

When a strong man, fully armed, guards his own palace, his possessions are {safe}.

Luke 24:45

Then he opened their minds to understand the scriptures,

John 1:4-9

In him was life, and the life was the light of humanity.

John 3:19

And this is the judgment: that the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light, because their deeds were evil.

John 4:10

Jesus answered and said to her, "If you had known the gift of God and who it is who says to you, 'Give me [water] to drink,' you would have asked him, and he would have given you living water."

John 4:14

But whoever drinks of this water which I will give to him will never be thirsty for eternity, but the water which I will give to him will become in him a well of water springing up to eternal life."

John 7:38-39

the one who believes in me. Just as the scripture said, 'Out of his belly will flow rivers of living water.'"

John 8:12

Then 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

While I am in the world, I am the light of the world."

John 9:39

And Jesus said,]] "For judgment I have come into this world, so that those who do not see may see, and those who see may become blind!"

John 12:35-36

So Jesus said to them, "Yet a little time the light is with you! Walk while you have the light, so that the darkness does not overtake you! And the one who walks in the darkness does not know where he is going.

John 17:17

Sanctify them in the truth--your word is truth.

Acts 3:19

Therefore repent and turn back, so that your sins may be blotted out,

Acts 9:17-18

So Ananias departed and entered into the house, and placing [his] hands on him, he said, "Brother Saul, the Lord Jesus, who appeared to you on the road by which you came, has sent me so that you may regain [your] sight and be filled with the Holy Spirit."

Acts 10:43

To this one all the prophets testify, [that] through his name everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins."

Acts 13:38-39

"Therefore let it be known to you, men [and] brothers, that through this one forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you, and from all [the things] from which you were not able to be justified by the law of Moses,

Acts 13:47

For so the Lord has commanded us: 'I have appointed you {to be} a light for the Gentiles, {that you would bring} salvation to the end of the earth.'

Acts 26:23

that the Christ was to suffer [and] that [as] the first of the resurrection from the dead, he was going to proclaim light both to the people and to the Gentiles."

Romans 4:6-9

just as David also speaks about the blessing of the person to whom God credits righteousness apart from works:

Romans 5:1-2

Therefore, [because we] have been declared righteous by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Romans 8:17

and if children, also heirs--heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer together [with him] so that we may also be glorified together [with him].

1 Corinthians 1:2

to the church of God sanctified in Christ Jesus that is in Corinth, called [to be] saints, together with all those who call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ in every place, their [Lord] and ours.

1 Corinthians 1:30

But from him you are in Christ Jesus, who became wisdom to us from God, and righteousness and sanctification and redemption,

1 Corinthians 6:10-11

nor thieves, nor greedy persons, not drunkards, not abusive persons, not swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.

2 Corinthians 4:4

among whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, so that they would not see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

2 Corinthians 6:14

Do not become unevenly yoked with unbelievers, for what participation [is there between] righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship [does] light [have] with darkness?

Galatians 2:20

and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me, and that [life] I now live in the flesh, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Galatians 3:2

I want only to learn this from you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?

Galatians 3:14

in order that the blessing of Abraham might come to the Gentiles in Christ Jesus, so that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.

Ephesians 1:7

in whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace,

Ephesians 1:11

in whom also we were chosen, having been predestined according to the purpose of the One who works all [things] according to the counsel of his will,

Ephesians 1:14

who is the down payment of our inheritance, until the redemption of the possession, to the praise of his glory.

Ephesians 2:8

For by grace you are saved through faith, and this [is] not from yourselves, [it is] the gift of God;

Ephesians 4:18

being darkened in understanding, alienated from the life of God, because of the ignorance [that] is in them, because of the hardness of their heart,

Ephesians 5:14

for everything made visible is light. Therefore it says, Wake up, sleeper, and rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.

Colossians 1:12-14

giving thanks to the Father who has qualified you for a share of the inheritance of the saints in light,

1 Thessalonians 5:4-8

But you, brothers, are not in the darkness, so that the day should catch you like a thief,

2 Timothy 2:26

and they will come to their senses again [and escape] from the trap of the devil, being held captive by him to [do] his will.

Titus 3:5-6

he saved us, not by deeds of righteousness that we have done, but because of his mercy, through the washing of regeneration and renewal by the Holy Spirit,

Hebrews 2:14-15

Therefore, since the children share in blood and flesh, he also in like manner shared in these [same things], in order that through death he could destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil,

Hebrews 9:15

And because of this, he is the mediator of a new covenant, in order that, [because] a death has taken place for the redemption of transgressions [committed] during the first covenant, those who are the called may receive the promise of the eternal inheritance.

Hebrews 10:10

by which will we are made holy through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.

Hebrews 10:14

For by one offering he has perfected for all time those who are made holy.

Hebrews 11:6

Now without faith [it is] impossible to please [him], for the one who approaches God must believe that he exists and is a rewarder of those who seek him.

James 2:5

Listen, my dear brothers! Did not God choose the poor of the world [to be] rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom that he has promised to those who love him?

1 Peter 1:4

into an inheritance imperishable and undefiled and unfading, reserved in heaven for you

1 Peter 2:25

For you were going astray like sheep, but you have turned back now to the shepherd and guardian of your souls.

1 John 1:9

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just, so that he will forgive us [our] sins and will cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

1 John 2:8-9

Again, I am writing a new commandment to you, which is true in him and in you, because the darkness is passing away and the true light already is shining.

1 John 2:12

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

1 John 3:8

The one who practices sin is of the devil, because the devil has been sinning from the beginning. For this [reason] the Son of God was revealed: in order to destroy the works of the devil.

1 John 5:19

We know that we are from God, and the whole world lies in [the power of] the evil one.

Jude 1:1

Jude, a slave of Jesus Christ and brother of James, to [those who are] called, loved in God the Father and kept for Jesus Christ.

Revelation 20:2-3

And he seized the dragon--the ancient serpent, who is the devil and Satan--and bound him [for] a thousand years,

Revelation 21:27

And every unclean thing and one who practices detestable things and falsehood will never enter into it, except those who are written in the book of life of the Lamb.

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