Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Stephen replied: "Listen, brothers and fathers!

New American Standard Bible

And he said, "Hear me, brethren and fathers! The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he lived in Haran,

King James Version

And he said, Men, brethren, and fathers, hearken; The God of glory appeared unto our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Charran,

Holman Bible

“Brothers and fathers,” he said, “listen: The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he settled in Haran,

A Conservative Version

And he said, Men, brothers, and fathers, listen. The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Haran.

American Standard Version

And he said, Brethren and fathers, hearken: The God of glory appeared unto our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Haran,

Amplified

And he answered, Brethren and fathers, listen to me! The God of glory appeared to our forefather Abraham when he was still in Mesopotamia, before he [went to] live in Haran,

An Understandable Version

And he answered, "Brothers and fathers, listen to me: Our glorious God appeared to our forefather Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, [even] before he lived in Haran

Anderson New Testament

He replied: Brethren and fathers, hear: The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham, while he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Charran,

Bible in Basic English

And he said, My brothers and fathers, give hearing. The God of glory came to our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he was living in Haran,

Common New Testament

And he said: "Hear me, brethren and fathers! The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he lived in Haran,

Daniel Mace New Testament

Stephen answer'd, my brethren, and you my fathers, lend your attention. The God of glory appeared unto our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Charran,

Darby Translation

And he said, Brethren and fathers, hearken. The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Charran,

Godbey New Testament

And he said, Men, brothers and fathers, hear ye; The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham, while he was in Mesopotamia, before he migrated into Haran, and He said to him;

Goodspeed New Testament

He answered, "Brothers and fathers, listen. The glorious God appeared to our forefather Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he settled in Haran,

John Wesley New Testament

The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham, being in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Haran, And said to him,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he said, Men, brethren, and fathers, hearken. The God of glory appeared unto our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Haran,

Julia Smith Translation

And he said, Men, brethren, and fathers, hear ye: The God of glory was sent to our father Abraham, being in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Charran,

King James 2000

And he said, Men, brethren, and fathers, hearken; The God of glory appeared unto our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Haran,

Lexham Expanded Bible

So he said, "Men--brothers and fathers--listen: The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham [while he] was in Mesopotamia, before he settled in Haran,

Modern King James verseion

And he said, Men, brothers, and fathers, listen: The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he lived in Haran.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said, "Ye men, brethren, and fathers, hearken to. The God of glory appeared unto our father Abraham while he was yet in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Haran,

Moffatt New Testament

"Listen, brothers and fathers," said Stephen. "The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was still in Mesopotamia, before ever he stayed in Haran,

Montgomery New Testament

Stephen answered. "Listen, brothers and fathers. The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Haran,

NET Bible

So he replied, "Brothers and fathers, listen to me. The God of glory appeared to our forefather Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he settled in Haran,

New Heart English Bible

He said, "Brothers and fathers, listen. The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he lived in Haran,

Noyes New Testament

And he said, Brethren and fathers, hearken. The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Haran,

Sawyer New Testament

And he said, Men, brothers, and fathers, hear. The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he lived in Haran,

The Emphasized Bible

And, he, said - Brethren and fathers, hearken! The God of Glory, appeared unto our father Abraham, while he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Haran, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

He replied, Men, brethren, and fathers, hear me: The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Charran,

Twentieth Century New Testament

And, upon that, Stephen spoke as follows: "Brothers and Fathers, hear what I have to say. God, who manifests himself in the Glory, appeared to our ancestor Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, and before he settled in Haran, and said to him--

Webster

And he said, Men, brethren, and fathers, hearken; The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Charran,

Weymouth New Testament

The reply of Stephen was, "Sirs--brethren and fathers--listen to me. God Most Glorious appeared to our forefather Abraham when he was living in Mesopotamia, before he settled in Haran,

Williams New Testament

He answered: "Listen, brothers and fathers. The glorious God appeared to our forefather Abraham while he was in Mesopotamia before he ever made his home in Haran,

World English Bible

He said, "Brothers and fathers, listen. The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he lived in Haran,

Worrell New Testament

But he said, "Brethren and fathers, the God of glory appeared to our father Abraham, while he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Haran,

Worsley New Testament

And he said, "Brethren and fathers, hearken,---The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Charran,

Youngs Literal Translation

and he said, 'Men, brethren, and fathers, hearken: The God of the glory did appear to our father Abraham, being in Mesopotamia, before his dwelling in Haran,

Interlinear

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

he said
φημί 
Phemi 
Usage: 54

Men
ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

and

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

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

of glory
δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141

ὀπτάνομαι ὄπτομαι 
Optanomai 
Usage: 41

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

G11
Ἀβραάμ 
Abraam 
Usage: 54

when he was
ὤν οὖσα ὄν 
On 
being, when ... was, which is, that is, not tr,
Usage: 128

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

Μεσοποταμία 
mesopotamia 
Usage: 2

πρίν 
Prin 
Usage: 7

he

Usage: 0

κατοικέω 
Katoikeo 
Usage: 40

Context Readings

Stephen's Defense

1 Then the high priest asked, "Is this true?" 2 Stephen replied: "Listen, brothers and fathers! 3 "The glorious God appeared to our ancestor Abraham while he was in Mesopotamia before he settled in Haran. God told him, "Leave your country and your relatives and go to the land I'll show you.'


Cross References

Genesis 11:31

Terah took his son Abram, his grandson Lot (Haran's son), and his daughter-in-law Sarai, his son Abram's wife, and they journeyed together from Ur of the Chaldeans to go to the land of Canaan. But when they had gone as far as Haran, they settled there,

Psalm 29:3

The voice of the LORD was heard above the waters; the God of glory thundered; the LORD was heard over many waters.

Acts 22:1

"Brothers and fathers, listen to the defense that I am now making before you."

Genesis 15:7

The LORD spoke to him, "I am the LORD, who brought you from Ur of the Chaldeans, to give you this land as an inheritance."

Nehemiah 9:7

You are the LORD, the God who chose Abram, whom you brought from Ur of the Chaldeans and to whom you gave the name Abraham.

John 1:14

The Word became flesh and lived among us. We gazed on his glory, the kind of glory that belongs to the Father's unique Son, who is full of grace and truth.

Hebrews 1:3

He is the reflection of God's glory and the exact likeness of his being, and he holds everything together by his powerful word. After he had provided a cleansing from sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Highest Majesty

Genesis 12:1

The LORD told Abram, "You are to leave your land, your relatives, and your father's house and go to the land that I'm going to show you.

Genesis 12:5

Abram took his wife Sarai, his nephew Lot, all the possessions they had accumulated, and the servants he had acquired while living in Haran. Then they set out to go to the land of Canaan. When they arrived in the land of Canaan,

Genesis 29:4

Jacob asked them, "My brothers, where are you from?" "We're from Haran," they answered.

Joshua 24:2

and Joshua told all of the people, "This is what the LORD God of Israel has to say:

Psalm 24:7

Lift up your heads, gates! Be lifted up, ancient doors, so the King of Glory may come in.

Psalm 24:10

Who is he, this King of Glory? The LORD of the heavenly armies He is the King of Glory. Interlude Davidic

Isaiah 6:3

They kept on calling to each other: "Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of the Heavenly Armies! The whole earth is full of his glory!"

Isaiah 51:2

Look to Abraham your father, and to Sarah who gave you birth. For when he was only one person I called him, but I made him fruitful and made him many.

Matthew 6:13

And never bring us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.'

Luke 2:14

"Glory to God in the highest, and peace on earth to people who enjoy his favor!"

John 12:41

Isaiah said this when he saw his glory and spoke about him.

Acts 23:7

After he said that, an angry quarrel broke out between the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and the assembly was divided,

1 Corinthians 2:8

None of the rulers of this world understood it, because if they had, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.

2 Corinthians 4:4-6

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.

Titus 2:13

as we wait for the blessed hope and glorious appearance of our great God and Savior, Jesus the Messiah.

Revelation 4:11

"You are worthy, our Lord and God, to receive glory, honor, and power, because you created all things; they came into existence and were created because of your will."

Revelation 5:12-13

They sang with a loud voice, "Worthy is the lamb who was slaughtered to receive power, wealth, wisdom, strength, honor, glory, and praise!"

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