Parallel Verses

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;

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:

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 Forasmuch as many have attempted to set forth in order the history of those things which among us have been most certain, 2 just as they were handed down to us by those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and servants of the word, 3 it seemed good also to me, after having understood all the things from the beginning with great diligence, to write them unto thee in order, most excellent Theophilus,


Cross References

John 15:27

and ye also shall bear witness because ye have been with me from the beginning.

Hebrews 2:3

how shall we escape, if we belittle such great saving health? Which, having begun to be published by the Lord, has been confirmed unto us by those that heard him,

Mark 1:1

The beginning of the gospel of Jesus, the Christ, Son of God,

Acts 26:16

But rise and stand upon thy feet, for I have appeared unto thee for this purpose, to make thee a minister and a witness both of these things which thou hast seen and of those things in which I will appear unto thee;

Acts 1:21-22

It behooves, therefore, of these men who have accompanied us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us,

Acts 4:20

For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.

1 Peter 5:1

The elders who are among you I exhort (I am also an elder with them and a witness of the afflictions of the Christ, and also a participant of the glory that shall be revealed).

2 Peter 1:16

For we have not made known unto you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, following cunningly devised fables, but as eyewitnesses of his majesty.

Luke 24:48

And ye are witnesses of these things.

Acts 1:3

unto whom he also showed himself alive, after he had suffered, by many infallible proofs, appearing unto them for forty days and speaking to them of the kingdom of God;

Acts 1:8

But ye shall receive the virtue of the Holy Spirit which shall come upon you, and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem and in all Judaea and in Samaria and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

Acts 10:39-41

And we are witnesses of all things which he did both in the land of Judea and in Jerusalem, whom they slew hanging him on a tree.

1 John 1:1-3

That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life

Mark 4:14

The sower is he who sows the word.

Colossians 1:23-25

if ye continue in the faith grounded and settled and are not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard and which is preached to every creature which is under heaven, of which I Paul am made a minister,

Romans 15:16

being the minister of Jesus Christ, to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering of the Gentiles might be well pleasing, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 4:1

Let us reckon men as ministers of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God.

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 operation of his power.

Ephesians 4:11-12

And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers,

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