Parallel Verses

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,

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.

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 who from the [ official] beginning [of Jesus' ministry] were eyewitnesses and ministers of the Word [that is, of the doctrine concerning the attainment through Christ of salvation in the kingdom of God],

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;

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,

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:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

even as those who were eyewitnesses from the beginning taught us and thus were ministers of the word,

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 Since many people have attempted to write an orderly account of the events that have transpired among us, 2 just as they were passed down to us by those who had been eyewitnesses and servants of the word from the beginning, 3 I, too, have carefully investigated everything from the beginning and have decided to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus,


Cross References

John 15:27

You will testify also, because you have been with me from the beginning.

Hebrews 2:3

how will we escape if we neglect a salvation as great as this? It was first proclaimed by the Lord himself, and then it was confirmed to us by those who heard him,

Mark 1:1

This is the beginning of the gospel of Jesus the Messiah, the Son of God.

Acts 26:16

"The Lord answered, "I'm Jesus, whom you are persecuting. But get up and stand on your feet, because I've appeared to you for the very purpose of appointing you to be my servant and witness of what you've seen and of what I'll show you.

Acts 1:21-22

who was one of the men associated with us all the time the Lord Jesus came and went among us,

Acts 4:20

for we cannot stop talking about what we've seen and heard."

1 Peter 5:1

Therefore, as a fellow elder, a witness of the Messiah's sufferings, and one who shares in the glory to be revealed, I appeal to the elders among you:

2 Peter 1:16

When we told you about the power and coming of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, we did not follow any clever myths. Rather, we were eyewitnesses of his majesty.

Luke 24:48

You are witnesses of these things.

Acts 1:3

After he had suffered, he had shown himself alive to them by many convincing proofs, appearing to them during a period of 40 days and telling them about the kingdom of God.

Acts 1:8

But you'll receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you, and you'll be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."

Acts 10:39-41

We are witnesses of everything Jesus did in the land of the Jews, including Jerusalem.

1 John 1:1-3

What existed from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we observed and touched with our own hands this is the Word of life!

Mark 4:14

The farmer sows the word.

Colossians 1:23-25

However, you must remain firmly established and steadfast in the faith, without being moved from the hope of the gospel that you heard, which has been proclaimed to every creature under heaven and of which I, Paul, have become a servant.

Romans 15:16

to be a minister of the Messiah Jesus to the gentiles in the priestly service of the gospel of God, so that the offering brought by gentiles may be acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 4:1

Think of us as servants of the Messiah and as servant managers entrusted with God's secrets.

Ephesians 3:7-8

I have become a servant of this gospel according to the gift of God's grace that was given me by the working of his power.

Ephesians 4:11-12

And it is he who gifted some to be apostles, others to be prophets, others to be evangelists, and still others to be pastors and teachers,

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