Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and you will even be brought before governors and kings for My sake, as a testimony to them and to the Gentiles.

King James Version

And ye shall be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them and the Gentiles.

Holman Bible

You will even be brought before governors and kings because of Me, to bear witness to them and to the nations.

International Standard Version

You will be brought before governors and kings because of me, to testify to them and to unbelievers.

A Conservative Version

and ye will be brought to governors and even kings because of me, for a witness to them and to the Gentiles.

American Standard Version

yea and before governors and kings shall ye be brought for my sake, for a testimony to them and to the Gentiles.

Amplified

And you will be brought before governors and kings for My sake, as a witness to bear testimony before them and to the Gentiles (the nations).

An Understandable Version

Yes, you will [even] be brought in front of governors and kings for being loyal to me. [This will give you an opportunity] for witnessing to them [as well] as to the [unconverted] Gentiles.

Anderson New Testament

and you will be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them and the Gentiles.

Bible in Basic English

And you will come before rulers and kings because of me, for a witness to them and to the Gentiles.

Common New Testament

You will be brought before governors and kings for my sake, as a testimony to them and to the Gentiles.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and ye shall be brought before governors and kings upon my account, to bear testimony of me to them and the rest of the Gentiles.

Darby Translation

and ye shall be brought before rulers and kings for my sake, for a testimony to them and to the nations.

Godbey New Testament

and they will lead you before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony unto them and the Gentiles.

Goodspeed New Testament

and you will be brought before governors and kings on my account, to bear your testimony before them and the heathen.

John Wesley New Testament

And ye shall be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony to them and to the heathens.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and ye shall even be brought before princes and kings for my sake, for testimony unto them and to the Gentiles.

Julia Smith Translation

And ye shalt be brought before leaders and kings for my sake, for a testimony to them and to the nations.

King James 2000

And you shall be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them and the Gentiles.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And you will be brought before both governors and kings because of me, for a witness to them and to the Gentiles.

Modern King James verseion

And you shall be brought before governors and kings for My sake, for a testimony against them and the nations.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And ye shall be brought to the head rulers and kings for my sake, in witness to them and to the Gentiles.

Moffatt New Testament

and you will be haled before governors and kings for my sake ??it will be a testimony to them and to the Gentiles.

Montgomery New Testament

"And you will be taken before governors and kings for my sake, as a testimony to them and to the Gentiles.

NET Bible

And you will be brought before governors and kings because of me, as a witness to them and the Gentiles.

New Heart English Bible

Yes, and you will be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony to them and to the nations.

Noyes New Testament

and ye will be brought before governors and kings for my sake, that ye may bear testimony to them and to the gentiles.

Sawyer New Testament

and you shall be brought before governors, and kings, for my sake, for a testimony to them and the nations.

The Emphasized Bible

And, before both governor and kings, shall ye be brought, for my sake - for a witness to them and the nations.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And ye shall be brought before rulers and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them and the heathen.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And you will be brought before governors and kings for my sake, that you may witness for me before them and the nations.

Webster

And ye will be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them and the Gentiles.

Weymouth New Testament

and you will even be put on trial before governors and kings for my sake, to bear witness to them and to the Gentiles.

Williams New Testament

and you will be brought before governors and kings for my sake, to bear witness to them and the heathen.

World English Bible

Yes, and you will be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony to them and to the nations.

Worrell New Testament

and before the governors and the kings shall ye be brought for My sake, for a testimony to them and to the gentiles.

Worsley New Testament

And ye shall be brought before governors and kings on my account, for a testimony to them and to the nations:

Youngs Literal Translation

and before governors and kings ye shall be brought for my sake, for a testimony to them and to the nations.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

ye shall be brought
G71
ἄγω 
Ago 
bring, lead, go, bring forth, , vr bring
Usage: 55

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

ἡγεμών 
hegemon 
Usage: 19

and



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

βασιλεύς 
Basileus 
Usage: 99

for
ἕνεκα ἕνεκεν εἵνεκεν 
heneka 
εἰς 
Eis 
for ... sake, for ... cause, for, because 9, wherefore , by reason of, that ... might
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 8
Usage: 1267

my
ἐμοῦ 
Emou 
me, my, mine
Usage: 36

ἕνεκα ἕνεκεν εἵνεκεν 
heneka 
for ... sake, for ... cause, for, because 9, wherefore , by reason of, that ... might
Usage: 8

μαρτύριον 
Marturion 
Usage: 11


Usage: 0

References

American

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Persecution Of Disciples Predicted

17 "But beware of men, for they will hand you over to the courts and scourge you in their synagogues; 18 and you will even be brought before governors and kings for My sake, as a testimony to them and to the Gentiles. 19 "But when they hand you over, do not worry about how or what you are to say; for it will be given you in that hour what you are to say.


Cross References

Matthew 8:4

And Jesus said to him, "See that you tell no one; but go, show yourself to the priest and present the offering that Moses commanded, as a testimony to them."

Psalm 2:1-6

Why are the nations in an uproar And the peoples devising a vain thing?

Mark 13:9

"But be on your guard; for they will deliver you to the courts, and you will be flogged in the synagogues, and you will stand before governors and kings for My sake, as a testimony to them.

Acts 5:25-27

But someone came and reported to them, "The men whom you put in prison are standing in the temple and teaching the people!"

Acts 12:1-4

Now about that time Herod the king laid hands on some who belonged to the church in order to mistreat them.

Acts 23:33-34

When these had come to Caesarea and delivered the letter to the governor, they also presented Paul to him.

Acts 24:1-26

After five days the high priest Ananias came down with some elders, with an attorney named Tertullus, and they brought charges to the governor against Paul.

2 Timothy 1:8

Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord or of me His prisoner, but join with me in suffering for the gospel according to the power of God,

2 Timothy 4:16-17

At my first defense no one supported me, but all deserted me; may it not be counted against them.

Revelation 1:9

I, John, your brother and fellow partaker in the tribulation and kingdom and perseverance which are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.

Revelation 6:9

When the Lamb broke the fifth seal, I saw underneath the altar the souls of those who had been slain because of the word of God, and because of the testimony which they had maintained;

Revelation 11:7

When they have finished their testimony, the beast that comes up out of the abyss will make war with them, and overcome them and kill them.

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