Parallel Verses

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,

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;

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 Seeing that many have attempted to draw up a narrative of the facts which are received with full assurance among us 2 on the authority of those who were from the beginning eye-witnesses and were devoted to the service of the divine Message, 3 it has seemed right to me also, after careful investigation of the facts from their commencement, to write for you, most noble Theophilus, a connected account,


Cross References

John 15:27

And you also are witnesses, because you have been with me from the first.

Hebrews 2:3

how shall *we* escape if we are indifferent to a salvation as great as that now offered to us? This, after having first of all been announced by the Lord Himself, had its truth made sure to us by those who heard Him,

Mark 1:1

The beginning of the Good News of Jesus Christ the Son of God.

Acts 26:16

But rise, and stand on your feet; for I have appeared to you for the very purpose of appointing you My servant and My witness both as to the things you have already seen and as to those in which I will appear to you.

Acts 1:21-22

"It is necessary, therefore, that of the men who have been with us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us--

Acts 4:20

As for us, what we have seen and heard we cannot help speaking about."

1 Peter 5:1

So I exhort the Elders among you--I who am their fellow Elder and have been an eye-witness of the sufferings of the Christ, and am also a sharer in the glory which is soon to be revealed.

2 Peter 1:16

For when we made known to you the power and Coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, we were not eagerly following cleverly devised legends, but we had been eye-witnesses of His majesty.

Luke 24:48

You are witnesses as to these things.

Acts 1:3

He had also, after He suffered, shown Himself alive to them with many sure proofs, appearing to them at intervals during forty days, and speaking of the Kingdom of God.

Acts 1:8

and yet you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judaea and Samaria and to the remotest parts of the earth."

Acts 10:39-41

"And we are witnesses as to all that He did both in the country of the Jews and in Jerusalem. But they even put Him to death, by crucifixion.

1 John 1:1-3

That which was from the beginning, which we have listened to, which we have seen with our own eyes, and our own hands have handled concerning the Word of Life--

Mark 4:14

"What the sower sows is the Message.

Colossians 1:23-25

if, indeed, you are still firmly holding to faith as your foundation, without ever shifting from your hope that rests on the Good News that you have heard, which has been proclaimed in the whole creation under Heaven, and in which I Paul have been appointed to serve.

Romans 15:16

that I should be a minister of Christ Jesus among the Gentiles, doing priestly duties in connexion with God's Good News so that the sacrifice--namely the Gentiles--may be acceptable to Him, being (as it is)

1 Corinthians 4:1

As for us Apostles, let any one take this view of us--we are Christ's officers, and stewards of God's secret truths.

Ephesians 3:7-8

in which I have been appointed to serve, in virtue of the work which God, in the exercise of His power within me, has graciously entrusted to me.

Ephesians 4:11-12

And He Himself appointed some to be Apostles, some to be Prophets, some to be evangelists, some to be pastors and teachers,

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