Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And the Lord said to him, Go, for this man is an elect vessel to me, to bear my name before both nations and kings and the sons of Israel:

New American Standard Bible

But the Lord said to him, "Go, for he is a chosen instrument of Mine, to bear My name before the Gentiles and kings and the sons of Israel;

King James Version

But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel:

Holman Bible

But the Lord said to him, "Go! For this man is My chosen instrument to carry My name before Gentiles, kings, and the sons of Israel.

International Standard Version

But the Lord told him, "Go, because he's my chosen instrument to carry my name to unbelievers, to their kings, and to the descendants of Israel.

A Conservative Version

But the Lord said to him, Go, because this man is a chosen vessel to me, to bear my name before Gentiles and kings, and sons of Israel.

American Standard Version

But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles and kings, and the children of Israel:

Amplified

But the Lord said to him, Go, for this man is a chosen instrument of Mine to bear My name before the Gentiles and kings and the descendants of Israel;

An Understandable Version

But the Lord replied to him, "Go on your way, for Saul is someone I have especially chosen to carry my name to the [unconverted] Gentiles, kings and the Israelites.

Anderson New Testament

But the Lord said to him: Go; for he is a vessel chosen by me to bear my name before nations and kings, and the sons of Israel.

Bible in Basic English

But the Lord said, Go without fear: for he is a special vessel for me, to give to the Gentiles and kings and to the children of Israel the knowledge of my name:

Common New Testament

But the Lord said to him, "Go, for he is a chosen instrument of mine to carry my name before the Gentiles and kings and the sons of Israel;

Daniel Mace New Testament

go, said the Lord to him: for he is the instrument I have chosen, to bear my name to the Gentiles, to kings, and to the children of Israel.

Godbey New Testament

And the Lord said to him, Go: because he is a vessel of election to me, to bear my name both before the Gentiles, and kings, and sons of Israel:

Goodspeed New Testament

The Lord said to him, "Go! This man is the means I have chosen for carrying my name among the heathen and their kings, and among the descendants of Israel.

John Wesley New Testament

But the Lord said unto him, Go: for he is a chosen vessel to me, to bear my name before nations and kings, and the children of Israel.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But the Lord said unto him, Go; for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles and kings and the sons of Israel;

Julia Smith Translation

And the Lord said to him, Go: for he is a vessel of choice to me, to lift up my name before nations, and kings, and the sons of Israel:

King James 2000

But the Lord said unto him, Go your way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel:

Lexham Expanded Bible

But the Lord said to him, "Go, because this man is my chosen instrument to carry my name before Gentiles and kings and the sons of Israel.

Modern King James verseion

But the Lord said to him, Go! For this one is a chosen vessel to Me, to bear My name before nations and kings and the sons of Israel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The Lord said unto him, "Go thy ways: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the gentiles, and kings and the children of Israel:

Moffatt New Testament

But the Lord said to him, "Go; I have chosen him to be the means of bringing my Name before the Gentiles and their kings as well as before the sons of Israel.

Montgomery New Testament

"Go," answered the Lord, "this man is chosen instrument of mine to bear my name before the nations and their kings, and before the Children of Israel also;

NET Bible

But the Lord said to him, "Go, because this man is my chosen instrument to carry my name before Gentiles and kings and the people of Israel.

New Heart English Bible

But the Lord said to him, "Go your way, for he is my chosen vessel to bear my name before the nations and kings, and the sons of Israel.

Noyes New Testament

But the Lord said to him, Go; for this man is to me a chosen vessel, to bear my name before nations, and kings, and the sons of Israel.

Sawyer New Testament

But the Lord said to him, Go, for he is a chosen vessel to me, to bear my name both before nations and kings, and the children of Israel;

The Emphasized Bible

But the Lord said unto him - Be going thy way; for, a choice vessel unto me, is this man, to bear my name before both thenations and kings, and the sons of Israel;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But the Lord said unto him, Go: for this man is an elect vessel for me, to bear my name before nations, and kings, and the children of Israel:

Twentieth Century New Testament

But the Lord said to him: "Go, for this man is my chosen instrument to uphold my Name before the Gentiles and their kings, and the people of Israel.

Webster

But the Lord said to him, Go, for he is a chosen vessel to me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel.

Weymouth New Testament

"Go," replied the Lord; "he is a chosen instrument of Mine to carry My name to the Gentiles and to kings and to the descendants of Israel.

Williams New Testament

But the Lord said to him, "Go, for he is a chosen instrument of mine to carry my name to the heathen and their kings, and to the descendants of Israel.

World English Bible

But the Lord said to him, "Go your way, for he is my chosen vessel to bear my name before the nations and kings, and the children of Israel.

Worrell New Testament

But the Lord said to him, "Go your way; because this man is to Me a chosen vessel to bear My name before nations, and kings, and the sons of Israel;

Worsley New Testament

But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way, for he is the instrument I have chosen, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel:

Youngs Literal Translation

And the Lord said unto him, 'Be going on, because a choice vessel to Me is this one, to bear My name before nations and kings -- the sons also of Israel;

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

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

him

Usage: 0

Go thy way
πορεύομαι 
Poreuomai 
go, depart, walk, go way,
Usage: 101

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

he
οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

a chosen
ἐκλογή 
Ekloge 
Usage: 6

σκεῦος 
Skeuos 
Usage: 17

unto me
μοί 
Moi 
me, my, I, mine
Usage: 152

to bear
βαστάζω 
Bastazo 
bear, carry, take up
Usage: 18

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

ὄνομα 
Onoma 
name, named, called, surname , named , not tr
Usage: 162

ἐνώπιον 
Enopion 
before, in the sight of, in the presence of, in sight, in presence, to, not tr
Usage: 78

the Gentiles
ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132

and


τε 
Te 
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
Usage: 0
Usage: 170

βασιλεύς 
Basileus 
Usage: 99

the children
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

Devotionals

Devotionals about Acts 9:15

Prayers for Acts 9:15

Context Readings

Ananias Sent To Saul

14 and here he has authority from the chief priests to bind all who call upon thy name. 15 And the Lord said to him, Go, for this man is an elect vessel to me, to bear my name before both nations and kings and the sons of Israel: 16 for I will shew to him how much he must suffer for my name.


Cross References

Acts 13:2

And as they were ministering to the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, Separate me now Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.

Ephesians 3:7-8

of which I am become minister according to the gift of the grace of God given to me, according to the working of his power.

Romans 1:5

by whom we have received grace and apostleship in behalf of his name, for obedience of faith among all the nations,

Romans 11:13

For I speak to you, the nations, inasmuch as I am apostle of nations, I glorify my ministry;

Galatians 1:15-16

But when God, who set me apart even from my mother's womb, and called me by his grace,

1 Timothy 2:7

to which I have been appointed a herald and apostle, (I speak the truth, I do not lie,) a teacher of the nations in faith and truth.

Acts 22:21

And he said to me, Go, for I will send thee to the nations afar off.

2 Timothy 4:16-17

At my first defence no man stood with me, but all deserted me. May it not be imputed to them.

Exodus 4:12-14

And now go, and I will be with thy mouth, and will teach thee what thou shalt say.

Jeremiah 1:5

Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I hallowed thee, I appointed thee a prophet unto the nations.

Jeremiah 1:7

But Jehovah said unto me, Say not, I am a child; for thou shalt go to whomsoever I shall send thee, and whatsoever I command thee thou shalt speak.

Jonah 3:1-2

And the word of Jehovah came unto Jonah the second time, saying,

Matthew 10:18

and ye shall be brought before rulers and kings for my sake, for a testimony to them and to the nations.

John 15:16

Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and have set you that ye should go and that ye should bear fruit, and that your fruit should abide, that whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name he may give you.

Acts 21:19

And having saluted them, he related one by one the things which God had wrought among the nations by his ministry.

Acts 25:22-11

And Agrippa said to Festus, I myself also would desire to hear the man. To-morrow, said he, thou shalt hear him.

Acts 26:17-20

taking thee out from among the people, and the nations, to whom I send thee,

Acts 26:32

And Agrippa said to Festus, This man might have been let go if he had not appealed to Caesar.

Acts 27:24

saying, Fear not, Paul; thou must stand before Caesar; and behold, God has granted to thee all those that sail with thee.

Acts 28:17-1

And it came to pass after three days, that he called together those who were the chief of the Jews; and when they had come together he said to them, Brethren, I having done nothing against the people or the customs of our forefathers, have been delivered a prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans,

Romans 1:13-15

But I do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, that I often proposed to come to you, (and have been hindered until the present time,) that I might have some fruit among you too, even as among the other nations also.

Romans 9:21-24

Or has not the potter authority over the clay, out of the same lump to make one vessel to honour, and another to dishonour?

Romans 15:15-21

But I have written to you the more boldly, brethren, in part, as putting you in mind, because of the grace given to me by God,

1 Corinthians 15:10

But by God's grace I am what I am; and his grace, which was towards me, has not been vain; but I have laboured more abundantly than they all, but not I, but the grace of God which was with me.

Galatians 1:1

Paul, apostle, not from men nor through man, but through Jesus Christ, and God the Father who raised him from among the dead,

Galatians 2:7-9

but, on the contrary, seeing that the glad tidings of the uncircumcision were confided to me, even as to Peter that of the circumcision,

Colossians 1:25-29

of which I became minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given me towards you to complete the word of God,

2 Timothy 1:11

to which I have been appointed a herald and apostle and teacher of the nations.

2 Timothy 2:4

No one going as a soldier entangles himself with the affairs of life, that he may please him who has enlisted him as a soldier.

2 Timothy 2:20-21

But in a great house there are not only gold and silver vessels, but also wooden and earthen; and some to honour, and some to dishonour.

Revelation 17:14

These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them; for he is Lord of lords and King of kings: and they that are with him called, and chosen, and faithful.

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