Parallel Verses

Williams New Testament

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

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.

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.

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 Be on your guard against men, for they will turn you over to the courts and will flog you in their synagogues, 18  and you will be brought before governors and kings for my sake, to bear witness to them and the heathen. 19 But when they turn you over to the courts, you must not worry at all about how or what you ought to speak, for it will be given you at that hour what you ought to speak.


Cross References

Matthew 8:4

Then Jesus said to him, "See that you tell nobody, but go, show yourself to the priest, and, to testify to the people, make the offering that Moses prescribed."

Matthew 8:4-6

Then Jesus said to him, "See that you tell nobody, but go, show yourself to the priest, and, to testify to the people, make the offering that Moses prescribed."

Mark 13:9

So you must be on the lookout for yourselves; they will turn you over to courts, and to synagogues where you will be beaten, and you must appear before governors and kings for my sake, to testify to them.

Acts 5:25-27

But somebody came by and reported to them, "The men that you put in jail are standing right here in the temple square, teaching the people."

Acts 12:1-4

About that time Herod arrested some who belonged to the church, in order to do them violence.

Acts 23:33-34

they, on reaching Caesarea, delivered the letter to the governor and turned Paul over to him, too.

Acts 24:1-26

Five days later, the high priest Ananias came down with some elders and a prosecuting attorney, Tertullus, and through him they presented their case against Paul before the governor.

2 Timothy 1:8

So you must never be ashamed of me His prisoner, but suffer for the good news in fellowship with me and by the power of God.

2 Timothy 4:16-17

When I first defended myself at court, nobody came to help me, but everybody deserted me. May it never be charged to their account.

Revelation 1:9

I, John, your brother and companion with you in the trouble, the kingdom, and the patient endurance which Jesus gives, found myself on the island called Patmos, for preaching God's message and testifying to Jesus.

Revelation 6:9

When He broke the fifth seal, I saw underneath the altar the souls of those who had been slaughtered for being faithful to God's message and for the testimony they bore to it.

Revelation 11:7

Then, when they have finished testifying, the wild beast that is coming up out of the abyss will make war on them and conquer them and kill them,

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