Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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 to 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.

Julia Smith Translation

And we will persevere in prayer, and the service 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
But
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, pick out from among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business. 4 But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word. 5 And the saying pleased the whole multitude: and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit, and Philip, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Parmenas, and Nicolaus a proselyte of Antioch:


Cross References

Acts 1:14

These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers.

Acts 2:42

And they continued steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.

Acts 13:2-3

As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Spirit said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.

Acts 20:19-31

Serving the Lord with all humility of mind, and with many tears, and temptations, which befell me by the lying in wait of the Jews:

Romans 1:9

For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I make mention of you always in my prayers;

Romans 12:6-8

Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith;

1 Corinthians 9:16

For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to boast of: for necessity is laid upon me; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel!

Ephesians 1:15-17

Therefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and love unto all the saints,

Ephesians 3:14-21

For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Philippians 1:4

Always in every prayer of mine for you all making request with joy,

Philippians 1:9-11

And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment;

Colossians 1:9-13

For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that you might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;

Colossians 2:1

For I desire that you know what great conflict I have for you, and for them at Laodicea, and for as many as have not seen my face in the flesh;

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, greets you, always laboring fervently for you in prayers, that you may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.

Colossians 4:17

And say to Archippus, Take heed to the ministry which you have received in the Lord, that you fulfill it.

1 Timothy 4:13-16

Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.

2 Timothy 4:2

Preach the word; be diligent in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.

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