Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"But we will devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word."

King James Version

But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.

Holman Bible

But we will devote ourselves to prayer and to the preaching ministry."

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

But we will continue steadfastly in prayer, and in the service of the word.

American Standard Version

But we will continue stedfastly in prayer, and in the ministry of the word.

Amplified

But we will continue to devote ourselves steadfastly to prayer and the ministry of the Word.

An Understandable Version

But we will continue earnestly in prayer and the preaching of God's word."

Anderson New Testament

but we will give ourselves continually to prayer and to the ministry of the word.

Bible in Basic English

Then we will give all our time to prayer and the teaching of the word.

Common New Testament

But we will devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word."

Daniel Mace New Testament

whilst we shall continue our applications to prayer, and to preaching.

Darby Translation

but we will give ourselves up to prayer and the ministry of the word.

Godbey New Testament

and we will give our attention to prayer and the ministry of the word.

Goodspeed New Testament

while we devote ourselves to prayer and to delivering the message."

John Wesley New Testament

But we will constantly attend to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And we will give ourselves continually to prayer and to the ministry of the word.

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But we will devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word."

Modern King James verseion

But we will give ourselves continually to prayer and to the ministry of the Word.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

but we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministration of the word."

Moffatt New Testament

but we will continue to devote ourselves to prayer and the ministry of the word."

Montgomery New Testament

"But we will give ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word."

NET Bible

But we will devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word."

New Heart English Bible

But we will continue steadfastly in prayer and in the ministry of the word."

Noyes New Testament

but we will give ourselves closely to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.

Sawyer New Testament

but we will attend continually to prayer, and the ministry of the word.

The Emphasized Bible

But, we, unto prayer and unto the ministry of the word, will give constant attention.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But we will devote ourselves constantly to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.

Twentieth Century New Testament

While we, for our part, will devote ourselves to Prayer, and to the delivery of the Message."

Webster

But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.

Weymouth New Testament

But, as for us, we will devote ourselves to prayer and to the delivery of the Message."

Williams New Testament

while we will go on devoting ourselves to prayer and the word of God."

World English Bible

But we will continue steadfastly in prayer and in the ministry of the word."

Worrell New Testament

but we will devote ourselves steadfastly to prayer and to the ministry of the word."

Worsley New Testament

but we will constantly attend to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.

Youngs Literal Translation

and we to prayer, and to the ministration of the word, will give ourselves continually.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

we
ἡμεῖς 
hemeis 
we, us, we ourselves
Usage: 120

προσκαρτερέω 
Proskartereo 
Usage: 10

to prayer
προσευχή 
Proseuche 
Usage: 31

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

to the ministry
διακονία 
Diakonia 
Usage: 33

Context Readings

The First Seven Deacons Appointed

3 "Therefore, brethren, select from among you seven men of good reputation, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, whom we may put in charge of this task. 4 "But we will devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word." 5 The statement found approval with the whole congregation; and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit, and Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas and Nicolas, a proselyte from Antioch.


Cross References

Acts 1:14

These all with one mind were continually devoting themselves to prayer, along with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with His brothers.

Acts 2:42

They were continually devoting themselves to the apostles' teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.

Acts 13:2-3

While they were ministering to the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Set apart for Me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them."

Acts 20:19-31

serving the Lord with all humility and with tears and with trials which came upon me through the plots of the Jews;

Romans 1:9

For God, whom I serve in my spirit in the preaching of the gospel of His Son, is my witness as to how unceasingly I make mention of you,

Romans 12:6-8

Since we have gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, each of us is to exercise them accordingly: if prophecy, according to the proportion of his faith;

1 Corinthians 9:16

For if I preach the gospel, I have nothing to boast of, for I am under compulsion; for woe is me if I do not preach the gospel.

Ephesians 1:15-17

For this reason I too, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which exists among you and your love for all the saints,

Ephesians 3:14-21

For this reason I bow my knees before the Father,

Philippians 1:4

always offering prayer with joy in my every prayer for you all,

Philippians 1:9-11

And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment,

Colossians 1:9-13

For this reason also, since the day we heard of it, we have not ceased to pray for you and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,

Colossians 2:1

For I want you to know how great a struggle I have on your behalf and for those who are at Laodicea, and for all those who have not personally seen my face,

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of your number, a bondslave of Jesus Christ, sends you his greetings, always laboring earnestly for you in his prayers, that you may stand perfect and fully assured in all the will of God.

Colossians 4:17

Say to Archippus, "Take heed to the ministry which you have received in the Lord, that you may fulfill it."

1 Timothy 4:13-16

Until I come, give attention to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation and teaching.

2 Timothy 4:2

preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction.

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