Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

that I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the nations, ministering the gospel of God, so that the offering up of the nations might be acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

New American Standard Bible

to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, ministering as a priest the gospel of God, so that my offering of the Gentiles may become acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

King James Version

That I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles might be acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Ghost.

Holman Bible

to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, serving as a priest of God's good news. My purpose is that the offering of the Gentiles may be acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

International Standard Version

to be a minister of the Messiah Jesus to the gentiles in the priestly service of the gospel of God, so that the offering brought by gentiles may be acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

A Conservative Version

for me to be a minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, serving the good-news of God like a priest, so that the offering up of the Gentiles might become acceptable, being sanctified in Holy Spirit.

American Standard Version

that I should be a minister of Christ Jesus unto the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles might be made acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

Amplified

In making me a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles. I act in the priestly service of the Gospel (the good news) of God, in order that the sacrificial offering of the Gentiles may be acceptable [to God], consecrated and made holy by the Holy Spirit.

An Understandable Version

in appointing me to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles. I am serving like a priest in preaching God's good news, so that the Gentiles might be like an acceptable sacrifice [to God], dedicated by the Holy Spirit.

Anderson New Testament

that I may be the public servant of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, officiating as a priest with respect to the gospel of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles may be acceptable, having been sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

Bible in Basic English

To be a servant of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, doing the work of a priest in the good news of God, so that the offering of the Gentiles might be pleasing to God, being made holy by the Holy Spirit.

Common New Testament

to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles in the priestly service of the gospel of God, so that the offering of the Gentiles might be acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

Daniel Mace New Testament

to be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, officiating the gospel of God, that the Gentiles might be made an acceptable offering, being sanctified by the holy spirit.

Darby Translation

for me to be minister of Christ Jesus to the nations, carrying on as a sacrificial service the message of glad tidings of God, in order that the offering up of the nations might be acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

Godbey New Testament

that I should be the minister of Christ Jesus unto the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering of the Gentiles may be well received, having been sanctified by the Holy Ghost.

Goodspeed New Testament

in making me a minister of Christ Jesus among the heathen, to act as a priest of God's good news, to see that the heathen are an acceptable sacrifice, consecrated by the holy Spirit.

John Wesley New Testament

That I should be the servant of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministring the gospel of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles may be acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Ghost.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

Julia Smith Translation

For me to be the, workman of Jesus Christ to the nations, offering in sacrifice the good news of God, that the bringing forward of the nations be acceptable, consecrated in the Holy Spirit.

King James 2000

That I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles might be acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

Lexham Expanded Bible

with the result that I am a servant of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, serving the gospel of God as a priest, in order that the offering of the Gentiles may become acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for this purpose: that I should be the minister of Jesus Christ among the gentiles, and should minister the glad tidings of God, that the gentiles might be an acceptable offering, sanctified by the holy ghost.

Moffatt New Testament

as a priest of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles in the service of God's gospel. My aim is to make the Gentiles an acceptable offering, consecrated by the holy Spirit.

Montgomery New Testament

I act as priest of the gospel of God; so that the Gentiles, when offered before him, may be an acceptable sacrifice, because consecrated by the Holy Spirit.

NET Bible

to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles. I serve the gospel of God like a priest, so that the Gentiles may become an acceptable offering, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

New Heart English Bible

that I should be a servant of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, serving as a priest the Good News of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles might be made acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

Noyes New Testament

that I should be a minister of Christ Jesus to the gentiles, performing the office of a priest in respect to the gospel of God, that the oblation of the gentiles may be acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

Sawyer New Testament

that I should be a servant of Christ Jesus to the nations, administering as a priest the gospel of God, that the offering of the nations may be acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

The Emphasized Bible

That I should be a public minister of Christ Jesus unto the nations, doing priestly service with the glad-message of God, in order that the offering up of the nations might prove to be acceptable, being hallowed in Holy Spirit:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

that I should be the minister of Jesus Christ unto the Gentiles, ministering the Gospel of God; that the oblation of the Gentiles might be acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Ghost.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Because of the charge with which God has entrusted me, that I should be a minister of Christ Jesus to go to the Gentiles--that I should act as a priest of God's Good News, so that the offering up of the Gentiles may be an acceptable sacrifice, consecrated by the Holy Spirit.

Webster

That I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles might be acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

Weymouth New Testament

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)

Williams New Testament

in making me a minister of Christ Jesus to the heathen peoples, to have me act as a sacrificing minister of the good news, in order that my offering of the heathen peoples to God may be acceptable, consecrated by the Holy Spirit.

World English Bible

that I should be a servant of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, serving as a priest the Good News of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles might be made acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

Worrell New Testament

that I should be a minister of Jesus Christ to the gentiles, ministering the Gospel of God, that the offering up of the gentiles may become acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

Worsley New Testament

that I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, administring the gospel of God, that the offering of the Gentiles might be acceptable, being sanctified by the holy Spirit.

Youngs Literal Translation

for my being a servant of Jesus Christ to the nations, acting as priest in the good news of God, that the offering up of the nations may become acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

I
μέ 
me 
me, I, my, not tr
Usage: 122

should be
εἶναι 
Einai 
to be, be, was, is, am, are, were, not tr,
Usage: 97

λειτουργός 
Leitourgos 
Usage: 5

of Jesus
Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132

ἱερουργέω 
Hierourgeo 
Usage: 1

the gospel
εὐαγγέλιον 
Euaggelion 
Usage: 69

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

the offering up
προσφορά 
Prosphora 
Usage: 1

of the Gentiles
ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132

might be
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

εὐπρόσδεκτος 
Euprosdektos 
Usage: 5

ἁγιάζω 
Hagiazo 
Usage: 20

by
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

Context Readings

Jesus Is Mocked

15 But, brothers, I wrote to you boldly, as reminding you in part, because of the grace that is given to me by God, 16 that I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the nations, ministering the gospel of God, so that the offering up of the nations might be acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Spirit. 17 Therefore I have boasting in Christ Jesus as to the things pertaining to God.



Cross References

Philippians 2:17

Yea, and if I am offered upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy and rejoice with you all.

Romans 11:13

For I speak to you, the nations; since I am the apostle of the nations, I glorify my ministry;

Acts 9:15

But the Lord said to him, Go! For this one is a chosen vessel to Me, to bear My name before nations and kings and the sons of Israel.

Romans 1:1

Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, a called apostle, separated to the gospel of God

Isaiah 66:19-20

And I will set a sign among them, and I will send those who escape from them to the nations, to Tarshish, Pul, and Lud, drawers of the bow; to Tubal, and Javan, to the far away coasts that have not heard My fame, nor have seen My glory. And they will declare My glory among the nations.

Acts 13:2

As they ministered to the Lord and fasted, the Holy Spirit said, So, then, separate Barnabas and Saul to Me for the work to which I have called them.

Acts 20:24

But none of these things move me, neither do I count my life dear to myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus Christ, to testify fully the gospel of the grace of God.

Acts 20:32

And now, brothers, I commend you to God, and to the Word of His grace, which is able to build you up and to give you an inheritance among all those who are sanctified.

Acts 22:21

And He said to me, Go, for I will send you far away to the nations.

Acts 26:17-18

delivering you from the people and the nations, to whom I now send you

Romans 5:5

And hope does not make us ashamed, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts through the Holy Spirit given to us.

Romans 8:26-27

Likewise the Spirit also helps our infirmities. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.

Romans 12:1-2

I beseech you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, pleasing to God, which is your reasonable service.

Romans 15:18

For I will not dare to speak of any of those things which Christ did not work out by me for the obedience of the nations in word and deed,

Romans 15:29

And I am sure that when I come to you, I shall come in the fullness of the blessing of the gospel of Christ.

1 Corinthians 3:5

Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom you believed, even as the Lord gave to each?

1 Corinthians 4:1

So let a man think of us as ministers of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God.

1 Corinthians 6:19

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit in you, whom you have of God? And you are not your own,

2 Corinthians 5:20

Then we are ambassadors on behalf of Christ, as God exhorting through us, we beseech you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 8:5

And not as we hoped, but first they gave themselves to the Lord, and to us through the will of God,

2 Corinthians 11:23

Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as beside myself,) I am more! I have been in labors more abundantly, in stripes above measure, in prisons more, in deaths many times.

Galatians 2:7-8

But on the contrary, seeing that I have been entrusted with the gospel of the uncircumcision, as Peter to the circumcision;

Galatians 3:5

Then He supplying the Spirit to you and working powerful works in you, is it by works of the law, or by hearing of faith?

Ephesians 2:18

For through Him we both have access by one Spirit to the Father.

Ephesians 2:22-1

in whom you also are built together for a dwelling place of God through the Spirit.

Philippians 4:18

But I have all, and abound. I have been filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things which you sent, an odor of a sweet smell, a sacrifice acceptable and well-pleasing to God.

1 Thessalonians 2:2

But also suffering before, being insulted in Philippi, as you know, we were bold in our God to speak to you the gospel of God in much agony.

1 Thessalonians 2:9

For, brothers, you remember our labor and toil. For laboring night and day in order not to put a burden on any one of you, we preached the gospel of God to you.

1 Thessalonians 5:23

And may the God of peace Himself sanctify you, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blamelessly at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Timothy 1:11

according to the glorious gospel of the blessed God, which was committed to my trust.

1 Timothy 2:7

To this I am ordained a preacher and an apostle (I speak the truth in Christ, I do not lie), a teacher of the nations, in faith and truth.

2 Timothy 1:11

to which I am appointed a preacher and an apostle and a teacher of the nations.

Hebrews 13:16

But do not forget to do good and to share, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

1 Peter 1:12

To them it was revealed that not to themselves, but to us, they ministered the things which are now reported to you by those who have preached the gospel to you in the Holy Spirit sent from Heaven; which things the angels desire to look into.

1 Peter 2:5

you also as living stones are built up a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.



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