Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Forasmuch as many have undertaken to draw up a relation concerning the matters fully believed among us,

New American Standard Bible

Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile an account of the things accomplished among us,

King James Version

Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us,

Holman Bible

Many have undertaken to compile a narrative about the events that have been fulfilled among us,

International Standard Version

Since many people have attempted to write an orderly account of the events that have transpired among us,

A Conservative Version

Inasmuch as many have taken in hand to arrange in order a narration about the deeds that have been brought to fullness among us,

American Standard Version

Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to draw up a narrative concerning those matters which have been fulfilled among us,

Amplified

Since [ as is well known] many have undertaken to put in order and draw up a [ thorough] narrative of the surely established deeds which have been accomplished and fulfilled in and among us,

An Understandable Version

Your Excellency Theophilus: Since so many people have undertaken the task of compiling a narrative of events that have happened among us,

Anderson New Testament

SINCE many have undertaken to compose a history of the things that are fully believed among us,

Bible in Basic English

As a number of attempts have been made to put together in order an account of those events which took place among us,

Common New Testament

Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile a narrative of the things which have been fulfilled among us,

Daniel Mace New Testament

Whereas several have undertaken to draw up a narrative of those transactions, which pass'd among us;

Godbey New Testament

Inasmuch as many took it in hand to present a history concerning these things which have been fulfilled among us,

Goodspeed New Testament

Many writers have undertaken to compose accounts of the movement which has developed among us,

John Wesley New Testament

Forasmuch as many have undertaken to compose a narrative of the facts which have been fully confirmed among us,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Forasmuch as many have attempted to set forth in order the history of those things which among us have been most certain,

Julia Smith Translation

Since many have undertaken to arrange the narration concerning things rendered perfectly certain among us,

King James 2000

Since many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us,

Lexham Expanded Bible

Since many have attempted to compile an account concerning the events that have been fulfilled among us,

Modern King James verseion

Since many took in hand to draw up an account concerning the matters which have been borne out among us,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to compile a treatise of those things, which are surely known among us,

Moffatt New Testament

Inasmuch as a number of writers have essayed to draw up a narrative of the established facts in our religion

Montgomery New Testament

Seeing that many have taken it in hand to draw up an account of those matters which have been fully established among us,

NET Bible

Now many have undertaken to compile an account of the things that have been fulfilled among us,

New Heart English Bible

Since many have undertaken to set in order a narrative concerning those matters which have been fulfilled among us,

Noyes New Testament

Inasmuch as many have undertaken to arrange a narrative of those things which are fully believed among us,

Sawyer New Testament

SINCE many have undertaken to arrange a complete digest of the things fully believed among us,

The Emphasized Bible

Seeing, indeed, that, many, had taken in hand to re-arrange for themselves a narrative, concerning the facts which have been fully confirmed amongst us, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

SINCE many have attempted to compose a narrative of facts, confirmed to us by the fullest evidence:

Twentieth Century New Testament

[To his Excellency, Theophilus. Many attempts have been already made to draw up an account of those events which have reached their conclusion among us,

Webster

Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us,

Weymouth New Testament

Seeing that many have attempted to draw up a narrative of the facts which are received with full assurance among us

Williams New Testament

Since many writers have undertaken to compose narratives about the facts established among us,

World English Bible

Since many have undertaken to set in order a narrative concerning those matters which have been fulfilled among us,

Worrell New Testament

Forasmuch as many took in hand to arrange in order a narrative concerning the facts that have been fully confirmed among us,

Worsley New Testament

Whereas many have undertaken to compose a narrative of the things, which have been fully certified among us;

Youngs Literal Translation

Seeing that many did take in hand to set in order a narration of the matters that have been fully assured among us,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἐπειδήπερ 
Epeideper 
Usage: 1

as many
πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

ἐπιχειρέω 
Epicheireo 
take in hand, go about, take upon
Usage: 3

to set forth in order
ἀνατάσσομαι 
Anatassomai 
Usage: 1

διήγεσις 
Diegesis 
Usage: 1

of
περί 
Peri 
Usage: 254

πρᾶγμα 
Pragma 
Usage: 10

πληροφορέω 
Plerophoreo 
Usage: 5

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

Context Readings

The Preface To Luke's Gospel

1 Forasmuch as many have undertaken to draw up a relation concerning the matters fully believed among us, 2 as those who from the beginning were eye-witnesses of and attendants on the Word have delivered them to us,


Cross References

John 20:31

but these are written that ye may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing ye might have life in his name.

Acts 1:1-3

I composed the first discourse, O Theophilus, concerning all things which Jesus began both to do and to teach,

2 Peter 1:16-19

For we have not made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, following cleverly imagined fables, but having been eyewitnesses of his majesty.

1 Timothy 3:16

And confessedly the mystery of piety is great. God has been manifested in flesh, has been justified in the Spirit, has appeared to angels, has been preached among the nations, has been believed on in the world, has been received up in glory.

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord stood with me, and gave me power, that through me the proclamation might be fully made, and all those of the nations should hear; and I was delivered out of the lion's mouth.

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