Parallel Verses

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:

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.

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:

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:

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.

New simplified Bible

The Lord said to him: Be on your way. This man is a chosen vessel to bear my name to the people of the nations, and kings and the children 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 
Lord , lord , master , sir , Sir ,
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

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

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

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
that , for , because , how that , how ,
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 
king , King , King , King
Usage: 99

the children
υἱός 
Huios 
sona , Son of Man Trans TDNT :
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 that call on your name. 15 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: 16 For I will show him what great things he must suffer for my name's sake.


Cross References

Acts 13:2

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.

Ephesians 3:7-8

Of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given unto me by the effectual working of his power.

Romans 1:5

By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name:

Romans 11:13

For I speak to you Gentiles, since I am the apostle of the Gentiles, I magnify my office:

Galatians 1:15-16

But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb, and called me by his grace,

1 Timothy 2:7

To this I am ordained a preacher, and an apostle, (I speak the truth in Christ, and lie not;) a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.

Acts 22:21

And he said unto me, Depart: for I will send you far from here unto the Gentiles.

2 Timothy 4:16-17

At my first defense no man stood with me, but all men forsook me: I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge.

Exodus 4:12-14

Now therefore go, and I will be with your mouth, and teach you what you shall say.

Jeremiah 1:5

Before I formed you in the womb I knew you; and before you came forth out of the womb I sanctified you, and I ordained you a prophet unto the nations.

Jeremiah 1:7

But the LORD said unto me, Say not, I am a child: for you shall go to all that I shall send you, and whatsoever I command you you shall speak.

Jonah 3:1-2

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

Matthew 10:18

And you shall be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them and the Gentiles.

John 15:16

You have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that you should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever you shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it to you.

Acts 21:19

And when he had greeted them, he declared particularly what things God had done among the Gentiles by his ministry.

Acts 25:22-11

Then Agrippa said unto Festus, I would also hear the man myself. Tomorrow, said he, you shall hear him.

Acts 26:17-20

Delivering you from the people, and from the Gentiles, unto whom now I send you,

Acts 26:32

Then said Agrippa unto Festus, This man might have been set at liberty, if he had not appealed unto Caesar.

Acts 27:24

Saying, Fear not, Paul; you must be brought before Caesar: and, lo, God has given you all them that sail with you.

Acts 28:17-1

And it came to pass, that after three days Paul called the chief of the Jews together: and when they were come together, he said unto them, Men and brethren, though I have committed nothing against the people, or customs of our fathers, yet was I delivered prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans.

Romans 1:13-15

Now I would not have you ignorant, brethren, that often I purposed to come unto you, (but was prevented thus far,) that I might have some fruit among you also, even as among other Gentiles.

Romans 9:21-24

Has not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make one vessel unto honor, and another unto dishonor?

Romans 15:15-21

Nevertheless, brethren, I have written the more boldly unto you in some way, as reminding you, because of the grace that is given to me of God,

1 Corinthians 15:10

But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; but I labored more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.

Galatians 1:1

Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead;)

Galatians 2:7-9

But on the contrary, when they saw that the gospel of the uncircumcision was committed unto me, as the gospel of the circumcision was unto Peter;

Colossians 1:25-29

Of which I am made a minister, according to the commission of God which is given to me for you, to fulfill the word of God;

2 Timothy 1:11

For which I am appointed a preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher of the Gentiles.

2 Timothy 2:4

No man that wars entangles himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who has chosen him to be a soldier.

2 Timothy 2:20-21

But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some to honor, and some to dishonor.

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 are called, and chosen, and faithful.



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