Parallel Verses

Amplified

It was to you first that God sent His Servant and Son Jesus, when He raised Him up [ provided and gave Him for us], to bless you in turning every one of you from your wickedness and evil ways.

New American Standard Bible

"For you first, God raised up His Servant and sent Him to bless you by turning every one of you from your wicked ways."

King James Version

Unto you first God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from his iniquities.

Holman Bible

God raised up His Servant and sent Him first to you to bless you by turning each of you from your evil ways."

International Standard Version

When God raised up his servant, he sent him first to you to bless you by turning every one of you from your evil ways."

A Conservative Version

To you first, having raised up his Boy Jesus, God sent him blessing you, in turning away each man from your evils.

American Standard Version

Unto you first God, having raised up his Servant, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from your iniquities.

An Understandable Version

You [Jews] were the first ones to receive this blessing when God raised up [i.e., selected] His Servant [i.e., Jesus] and sent Him to turn all of you [away] from your sins."

Anderson New Testament

To you first, God, having raised up his Son Jesus, has sent him to bless you, in turning every one of you away from his iniquities.

Bible in Basic English

To you, first, God sent his servant, blessing you by turning every one of you from his sins.

Common New Testament

For you first, God raised up his servant and sent him to bless you by turning every one of you from your wicked ways."

Daniel Mace New Testament

it is to you that God first of all sent his son Jesus, having raised him up to bless you, provided you all renounce your iniquities.

Darby Translation

To you first God, having raised up his servant, has sent him, blessing you in turning each one of you from your wickedness.

Godbey New Testament

To you God, having first raised up his Son, sent him blessing you, in turning each one from your sins.

Goodspeed New Testament

It was to you that God first sent his servant after he had raised him from the dead, to bless you by making every one of you turn from his wickedness."

John Wesley New Testament

God having raised up his Son, hath sent him to you first, to bless you, by turning every one of you from your iniquities.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Unto you first, God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, that each one of you might turn from his iniquities.

Julia Smith Translation

To you first God, having raised up his child Jesus, sent him praising you, in turning away each from your wickedness.

King James 2000

Unto you first God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from his iniquities.

Lexham Expanded Bible

God, [after he] had raised up his servant, sent him to you first, to bless you by turning each [of you] back from your wickedness!"

Modern King James verseion

Having raised up His son Jesus, God sent Him to you first, to bless you in turning every one of you away from his iniquities.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

First unto you hath God raised up his son Jesus, and him he hath sent to bless you, that every one of you should turn from your wickedness."

Moffatt New Testament

It was for you first that God raised up his Servant, and sent him to bless you by turning each of you from your wicked ways."

Montgomery New Testament

"It was for you first that God raised up his Servant, and sent him to bless you in turning every one of you away from your wicked ways."

NET Bible

God raised up his servant and sent him first to you, to bless you by turning each one of you from your iniquities."

New Heart English Bible

God, having raised up his Servant, sent him to you first, to bless you, in turning away everyone of you from your wickedness."

Noyes New Testament

To you first, God, having raised up his servant, sent him to bless you in turning away every one of you from your iniquities.

Sawyer New Testament

God having raised up his servant has sent him to you first, to bless you by turning each [one of you] from your evil ways.

The Emphasized Bible

Unto you first, God - having raised up his Servant - hath sent him forth, ready to bless you, when ye are turning away, each one, from your wickednesses.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Unto you in the first instance, hath God, after raising up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, to the end that every one of you should turn away from your iniquities.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For you, first, God raised up his Servant, and sent him to bless you, by turning each one of you from his wicked ways."

Webster

To you first, God having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from his iniquities.

Weymouth New Testament

It is to you first that God, after raising His Servant from the grave, has sent Him to bless you, by causing every one of you to turn from your wickedness."

Williams New Testament

It was to you first that He sent His Servant, after raising Him from the dead, to bless you by causing every one of you to turn from his wicked ways."

World English Bible

God, having raised up his servant, Jesus, sent him to you first, to bless you, in turning away everyone of you from your wickedness."

Worrell New Testament

To you first, God, having raised up His Child, sent Him forth, blessing you, in turning away every one of you from your iniquities."

Worsley New Testament

and to you first God having raised up his son Jesus, sent Him to bless you; in your turning away every one of you from your iniquities.

Youngs Literal Translation

to you first, God, having raised up His child Jesus, did send him, blessing you, in the turning away of each one from your evil ways.'

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

πρῶτον 
Proton 
first, at the first Trans, first of all,
Usage: 40

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

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

his


ὑμῶν 
Humon 
him, his, their, he, her, they, same, himself,
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 0
Usage: 371

Son
παῖς 
Pais 
Usage: 21

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

ἀποστέλλω 
Apostello 
Usage: 73

him

Usage: 0

to bless
εὐλογέω 
Eulogeo 
Usage: 39

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

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

ἀποστρέφω 
Apostrepho 
Usage: 8

ἕκαστος 
hekastos 
Usage: 73

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Acts 3:26

Images Acts 3:26

Prayers for Acts 3:26

Context Readings

Peter Preaches In The Temple

25 You are the descendants (sons) of the prophets and the heirs of the covenant which God made and gave to your forefathers, saying to Abraham, And in your Seed (Heir) shall all the families of the earth be blessed and benefited. 26 It was to you first that God sent His Servant and Son Jesus, when He raised Him up [ provided and gave Him for us], to bless you in turning every one of you from your wickedness and evil ways.



Cross References

Acts 3:22

Thus Moses said to the forefathers, The Lord God will raise up for you a Prophet from among your brethren as [He raised up] me; Him you shall listen to and understand by hearing and heed in all things whatever He tells you.

Matthew 1:21

She will bear a Son, and you shall call His name Jesus [the Greek form of the Hebrew Joshua, which means Savior], for He will save His people from their sins [that is, prevent them from failing and missing the true end and scope of life, which is God].

Acts 3:25

You are the descendants (sons) of the prophets and the heirs of the covenant which God made and gave to your forefathers, saying to Abraham, And in your Seed (Heir) shall all the families of the earth be blessed and benefited.

Romans 1:16

For I am not ashamed of the Gospel (good news) of Christ, for it is God's power working unto salvation [for deliverance from eternal death] to everyone who believes with a personal trust and a confident surrender and firm reliance, to the Jew first and also to the Greek,

Psalm 67:6-7

The earth has yielded its harvest [in evidence of God's approval]; God, even our own God, will bless us.

Psalm 72:17

His name shall endure forever; His name shall continue as long as the sun [indeed, His name continues before the sun]. And men shall be blessed and bless themselves by Him; all nations shall call Him blessed!

Isaiah 59:20-21

He shall come as a Redeemer to Zion and to those in Jacob (Israel) who turn from transgression, says the Lord.

Jeremiah 32:38-41

And they will be My people, and I will be their God.

Jeremiah 33:8-9

And I will cleanse them from all the guilt and iniquity by which they have sinned against Me, and I will forgive all their guilt and iniquities by which they have sinned and rebelled against Me.

Ezekiel 11:19-20

And I will give them one heart [a new heart] and I will put a new spirit within them; and I will take the stony [unnaturally hardened] heart out of their flesh, and will give them a heart of flesh [sensitive and responsive to the touch of their God],

Ezekiel 36:25-29

Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you, and you shall be clean from all your uncleanness; and from all your idols will I cleanse you.

Matthew 10:5-6

Jesus sent out these twelve, charging them, Go nowhere among the Gentiles and do not go into any town of the Samaritans;

Luke 2:10-11

But the angel said to them, Do not be afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of a great joy which will come to all the people.

Luke 24:47

And that repentance [with a view to and as the condition of] forgiveness of sins should be preached in His name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

Acts 1:8

But you shall receive power (ability, efficiency, and might) when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you shall be My witnesses in Jerusalem and all Judea and Samaria and to the ends (the very bounds) of the earth.

Acts 2:24

[But] God raised Him up, liberating Him from the pangs of death, seeing that it was not possible for Him to continue to be controlled or retained by it.

Acts 3:15

But you killed the very Source (the Author) of life, Whom God raised from the dead. To this we are witnesses.

Acts 3:20

And that He may send [to you] the Christ (the Messiah), Who before was designated and appointed for you -- "even Jesus,

Acts 13:26

Brethren, sons of the family of Abraham, and all those others among you who reverence and fear God, to us has been sent the message of this salvation [the salvation obtained through Jesus Christ].

Acts 13:32-33

So now we are bringing you the good news (Gospel) that what God promised to our forefathers,

Acts 13:46-47

And Paul and Barnabas spoke out plainly and boldly, saying, It was necessary that God's message [concerning salvation through Christ] should be spoken to you first. But since you thrust it from you, you pass this judgment on yourselves that you are unworthy of eternal life and out of your own mouth you will be judged. [Now] behold, we turn to the Gentiles (the heathen).

Acts 18:4-6

But he discoursed and argued in the synagogue every Sabbath and won over [both] Jews and Greeks.

Acts 26:20

But made known openly first of all to those at Damascus, then at Jerusalem and throughout the whole land of Judea, and also among the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works and live lives consistent with and worthy of their repentance.

Acts 28:23-28

So when they had set a day with him, they came in large numbers to his lodging. And he fully set forth and explained the matter to them from morning until night, testifying to the kingdom of God and trying to persuade them concerning Jesus both from the Law of Moses and from the Prophets.

Romans 2:9-10

[And] there will be tribulation and anguish and calamity and constraint for every soul of man who [habitually] does evil, the Jew first and also the Greek (Gentile).

Romans 15:29

And I know that when I do come to you, I shall come in the abundant blessing of the Gospel of Christ.

Galatians 3:9-14

So then, those who are people of faith are blessed and made happy and favored by God [as partners in fellowship] with the believing and trusting Abraham.

Ephesians 1:3

May blessing (praise, laudation, and eulogy) be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah) Who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual (given by the Holy Spirit) blessing in the heavenly realm!

Ephesians 5:26-27

So that He might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the Word,

Titus 2:11-14

For the grace of God (His unmerited favor and blessing) has come forward (appeared) for the deliverance from sin and the eternal salvation for all mankind.

1 Peter 1:3

Praised (honored, blessed) be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah)! By His boundless mercy we have been born again to an ever-living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

1 Peter 3:9

Never return evil for evil or insult for insult (scolding, tongue-lashing, berating), but on the contrary blessing [praying for their welfare, happiness, and protection, and truly pitying and loving them]. For know that to this you have been called, that you may yourselves inherit a blessing [from God -- "that you may obtain a blessing as heirs, bringing welfare and happiness and protection].

1 John 3:5-8

You know that He appeared in visible form and became Man to take away [upon Himself] sins, and in Him there is no sin [ essentially and forever].

Jude 1:24

Now to Him Who is able to keep you without stumbling or slipping or falling, and to present [you] unblemished (blameless and faultless) before the presence of His glory in triumphant joy and exultation [with unspeakable, ecstatic delight] -- "

Revelation 7:4-9

And [then] I heard how many were sealed (marked) out of every tribe of the sons of Israel: there were 144,000.

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