Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 Watch out for people who will hand you over to the local councils and whip you in their synagogues. 18 You will be brought before governors and kings because of me, to testify to them and to unbelievers. 19 When they hand you over, don't worry about how you are to speak or what you are to say, because in that hour what you are to say will be given to you.


Cross References

Matthew 8:4

Then Jesus told him, "See to it that you don't speak to anyone. Instead, go and show yourself to the priest, and then offer the sacrifice that Moses commanded as proof to the authorities."

Psalm 2:1-6

Why are the nations in an uproar, and their people involved in a vain plot?

Mark 13:9

"As for yourselves, be on your guard! People will hand you over to local councils, and you will be beaten in their synagogues. You will stand before governors and kings to testify to them because of me.

Acts 5:25-27

Then someone came and told them, "Look! The men you put in prison are standing in the Temple and teaching the people!"

Acts 12:1-4

About that time, Herod arrested some people who belonged to the church and mistreated them.

Acts 23:33-34

When these men came to Caesarea, they delivered the letter to the governor and handed Paul over to him.

Acts 24:1-26

Five days later, the high priest Ananias arrived with certain elders and Tertullus, an attorney, and they summarized their case against Paul before the governor.

2 Timothy 1:8

Therefore, never be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord or of me, his prisoner. Instead, by God's power, join me in suffering for the sake of the gospel.

2 Timothy 4:16-17

At my first trial no one came to my defense. Everyone abandoned me. May it not be held against them!

Revelation 1:9

I am John, your brother and partner in the oppression, kingdom, and patience that comes because of Jesus. I was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony about Jesus.

Revelation 6:9

When the lamb opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been slaughtered because of the word of God and the testimony they had given.

Revelation 11:7

When they have finished their testimony, the beast that comes up from the bottomless pit will wage war against them, conquer them, and kill them.

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