Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

As they were handed down to us by those who saw them from the first and were preachers of the word,

New American Standard Bible

just as they were handed down to us by those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and servants of the word,

King James Version

Even as they delivered them unto us, which from the beginning were eyewitnesses, and ministers of the word;

Holman Bible

just as the original eyewitnesses and servants of the word handed them down to us.

International Standard Version

just as they were passed down to us by those who had been eyewitnesses and servants of the word from the beginning,

A Conservative Version

just as they delivered them to us, who became from the beginning eyewitnesses and servants of the word,

American Standard Version

even as they delivered them unto us, who from the beginning wer eyewitnesses and ministers of the word,

Amplified

exactly as they were handed down to us by those [with personal experience] who from the beginning [of Christ’s ministry] were eyewitnesses and ministers of the word [that is, of the teaching concerning salvation through faith in Christ],

An Understandable Version

[that is, people] who were ministers of the word and original eyewitnesses [of these events], and who passed them on to us; [and since]

Anderson New Testament

even as they were delivered to us by those who were, from the beginning, eye-witnesses and. ministers of the word;

Common New Testament

just as they were delivered to us by those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and ministers of the word,

Daniel Mace New Testament

according as they were delivered to us by persons, who were all along eye-witnesses, and had a share in the transactions themselves:

Darby Translation

as those who from the beginning were eye-witnesses of and attendants on the Word have delivered them to us,

Godbey New Testament

as those being eyewitnesses and ministers of the Word have delivered unto us;

Goodspeed New Testament

just as the original eye-witnesses who became teachers of the message have handed it down to us.

John Wesley New Testament

Even as they who were eye-witnesses and ministers of the word from the beginning, delivered them to us:

Julia Smith Translation

As they delivered to us, who from the beginning being eyewitnesses, and servants of the word;

King James 2000

Even as they delivered them unto us, who from the beginning were eyewitnesses, and ministers of the word;

Lexham Expanded Bible

just as those who were eyewitnesses and servants of the word from the beginning passed on to us,

Modern King James verseion

even as those who from the beginning delivered to us, becoming eye-witnesses and ministers of the Word,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

even as they declared them unto us, which from the beginning saw their selves, and were ministers at the doing:

Moffatt New Testament

exactly as these have been handed down to us by the original eyewitnesses who were in the service of the Gospel Message,

Montgomery New Testament

just as they reported them to us, who were from beginning eye-witnesses and ministers of the word,

NET Bible

like the accounts passed on to us by those who were eyewitnesses and servants of the word from the beginning.

New Heart English Bible

even as those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and servants of the word delivered them to us,

Noyes New Testament

even as they were delivered to us by those who were eyewitnesses from the beginning and became ministers of the word,

Sawyer New Testament

as they delivered them to us who, from the beginning, were eye witnesses and ministers of the word,

The Emphasized Bible

according as they who from the beginning became eye-witnesses and attendants of the Word delivered them unto us,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

exactly as they delivered them to us, who were eve witnesses from the first, and ministers of the word;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Just as they were reported to us by those who from the beginning were eye-witnesses, and afterwards became bearers of the Message.

Webster

Even as they delivered them to us, who from the beginning were eye-witnesses, and ministers of the word;

Weymouth New Testament

on the authority of those who were from the beginning eye-witnesses and were devoted to the service of the divine Message,

Williams New Testament

just as the original eyewitnesses who became ministers of the message

World English Bible

even as those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and servants of the word delivered them to us,

Worrell New Testament

even as those who from the beginning were eye-witnesses and ministers of the word delivered them to us;

Worsley New Testament

as they delivered them to us, who were from the beginning eye-witnesses of them, and ministers of the word;

Youngs Literal Translation

as they did deliver to us, who from the beginning became eye-witnesses, and officers of the Word, --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Even as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

παραδίδωμι 
Paradidomi 
Usage: 75

them unto us
ἡμῖν 
hemin 
us, we, our, for us
Usage: 160


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

the beginning
ἀρχή 
Arche 
Usage: 42

γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

αὐτόπτης 
Autoptes 
Usage: 1

and

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

ὑπηρέτης 
Huperetes 
Usage: 17

Context Readings

The Preface To Luke's Gospel

1 As a number of attempts have been made to put together in order an account of those events which took place among us, 2 As they were handed down to us by those who saw them from the first and were preachers of the word, 3 It seemed good to me, having made observation, with great care, of the direction of events in their order, to put the facts in writing for you, most noble Theophilus;


Cross References

John 15:27

And you, in addition, will give witness because you have been with me from the first.

Hebrews 2:3

What will come on us, if we do not give our minds to such a great salvation? a salvation of which our fathers first had knowledge through the words of the Lord, and which was made certain to us by those to whom his words came;

Mark 1:1

The first words of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.

Acts 26:16

But get up on your feet: for I have come to you for this purpose, to make you a servant and a witness of the things in which you have seen me, and of those in which you will see me;

Acts 1:21-22

For this reason, of the men who have been with us all the time, while the Lord Jesus went in and out among us,

Acts 4:20

For it is not possible for us to keep from saying what we have seen and have knowledge of.

1 Peter 5:1

I who am myself one of the rulers of the church, and a witness of the death of Christ, having my part in the coming glory, send this serious request to the chief men among you:

2 Peter 1:16

For when we gave you news of the power and the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, our teaching was not based on stories put together by art, but we were eye-witnesses of his glory.

Luke 24:48

You are witnesses of these things.

Acts 1:3

And to whom he gave clear and certain signs that he was living, after his death; for he was seen by them for forty days, and gave them teaching about the kingdom of God:

Acts 1:8

But you will have power, when the Holy Spirit has come on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and all Judaea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.

Acts 10:39-41

And we are witnesses of all the things which he did in the country of the Jews and in Jerusalem; whom they put to death, hanging him on a tree.

1 John 1:1-3

That which was from the first, which has come to our ears, and which we have seen with our eyes, looking on it and touching it with our hands, about the Word of life

Mark 4:14

The seed is the word.

Colossians 1:23-25

If you keep yourselves safely based in the faith, not moved from the hope of the good news which came to you, and which was given to every living being under heaven; of which I, Paul, was made a servant.

Romans 15:16

To be a servant of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, doing the work of a priest in the good news of God, so that the offering of the Gentiles might be pleasing to God, being made holy by the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 4:1

Let us be judged as servants of Christ, and as those who are responsible for the secret things of God.

Ephesians 3:7-8

Of which I was made a preacher, through that grace of God which was given to me in the measure of the working of his power.

Ephesians 4:11-12

And he gave some as Apostles, and some, prophets; and some, preachers of the good news; and some to give care and teaching;

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