Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For Macedonia and Achaia have been pleased to make a contribution for the poor among the saints in Jerusalem.

King James Version

For it hath pleased them of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor saints which are at Jerusalem.

Holman Bible

for Macedonia and Achaia were pleased to make a contribution to the poor among the saints in Jerusalem.

International Standard Version

because the believers in Macedonia and Achaia have been eager to share their resources with the poor among the saints in Jerusalem.

A Conservative Version

For Macedonia and Achaia were pleased to make a certain participation for the poor of the sanctified at Jerusalem.

American Standard Version

For it hath been the good pleasure of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor among the saints that are at Jerusalem.

Amplified

For it has been the good pleasure of Macedonia and Achaia to make some contribution for the poor among the saints of Jerusalem.

An Understandable Version

For [the Christians in] Macedonia and Achaia [Note: These were provinces in Greece] thought it was a good idea to take up an offering for the poor saints at Jerusalem.

Anderson New Testament

For Macedonia and Achaia have been pleased to make a contribution for the poor saints who are in Jerusalem:

Bible in Basic English

For it has been the good pleasure of those of Macedonia and Achaia to send a certain amount of money for the poor among the saints at Jerusalem.

Common New Testament

For Macedonia and Achaia have been pleased to make a contribution for the poor among the saints in Jerusalem.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for those of Macedonia and Achaia, have thought fit to make a contribution for the poor converts at Jerusalem.

Darby Translation

for Macedonia and Achaia have been well pleased to make a certain contribution for the poor of the saints who are in Jerusalem.

Godbey New Testament

For Macedonia and Achaia were pleased to make a certain contribution to the poor who are in Jerusalem.

Goodspeed New Testament

For Macedonia and Greece have determined to make a contribution for the poor among God's people in Jerusalem.

John Wesley New Testament

pleased them of Macedonia and Achaia to make a collection for the poor of the saints that are in Jerusalem.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For it has pleased those of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor saints who are in Jerusalem.

Julia Smith Translation

For Macedonia and Achaia were contented a certain mutual participation be made for the poor of the holy ones in Jerusalem.

King James 2000

For it has pleased them of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor saints who are at Jerusalem.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For Macedonia and Achaia were pleased to make some contribution for the poor among the saints in Jerusalem.

Modern King James verseion

For it has pleased those of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor saints in Jerusalem.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For it hath pleased them of Macedonia and Achaia, to make a certain distribution upon the poor saints which are at Jerusalem.

Moffatt New Testament

For Macedonia and Achaia have decided to make a contribution for the poor among the saints at Jerusalem.

Montgomery New Testament

For it has been the good pleasure of Macedonia and Achaia to make an offering for the poor among the saints at Jerusalem.

NET Bible

For Macedonia and Achaia are pleased to make some contribution for the poor among the saints in Jerusalem.

New Heart English Bible

For it has been the good pleasure of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor among the saints who are at Jerusalem.

Noyes New Testament

For Macedonia and Achaia have thought it good to make a contribution for the poor among the saints in Jerusalem.

Sawyer New Testament

For Macedonia and Achaia have been pleased to make some contribution for the poor of the saints at Jerusalem.

The Emphasized Bible

For Macedonia and Achaia have been well-pleased to make a certain fellowship for the destitute of the saints who are in Jerusalem, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For Macedonia and Achaia have been pleased to make a certain contribution for the poor of the saints that are at Jerusalem.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For Macedonia and Greece have been glad to make a collection for the poor among Christ's People at Jerusalem.

Webster

For it hath pleased them of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor of the saints who are at Jerusalem.

Weymouth New Testament

for Macedonia and Greece have kindly contributed a certain sum in relief of the poor among God's people, in Jerusalem.

Williams New Testament

For Macedonia and Greece were delighted to make a contribution to the poor among God's people in Jerusalem.

World English Bible

For it has been the good pleasure of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor among the saints who are at Jerusalem.

Worrell New Testament

For Macedonia and Achaia were well pleased to make a certain contribution to the poor of the saints who are in Jerusalem.

Worsley New Testament

For the Macedonians and Achaians have been pleased to make a contribution for the poor saints at Jerusalem.

Youngs Literal Translation

for it pleased Macedonia and Achaia well to make a certain contribution for the poor of the saints who are in Jerusalem;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

εὐδοκέω 
Eudokeo 
Usage: 20

Μακεδονία 
Makedonia 
Usage: 22

and

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

Ἀχαΐ́α 
Achaia 
Usage: 11

to make
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

a
κοινωνία 
Koinonia 
Usage: 20

κοινωνία 
Koinonia 
Usage: 20

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

the poor
πτωχός 
Ptochos 
Usage: 16

ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

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

Context Readings

Paul's Travel Plans

25 but now, I am going to Jerusalem serving the saints. 26 For Macedonia and Achaia have been pleased to make a contribution for the poor among the saints in Jerusalem. 27 Yes, they were pleased to do so, and they are indebted to them. For if the Gentiles have shared in their spiritual things, they are indebted to minister to them also in material things.


Cross References

Acts 11:27-30

Now at this time some prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch.

2 Corinthians 8:1-9

Now, brethren, we wish to make known to you the grace of God which has been given in the churches of Macedonia,

Proverbs 14:21

He who despises his neighbor sins, But happy is he who is gracious to the poor.

Proverbs 14:31

He who oppresses the poor taunts his Maker, But he who is gracious to the needy honors Him.

Proverbs 17:5

He who mocks the poor taunts his Maker; He who rejoices at calamity will not go unpunished.

Zechariah 11:7

So I pastured the flock doomed to slaughter, hence the afflicted of the flock And I took for myself two staffs: the one I called Favor and the other I called Union; so I pastured the flock.

Zechariah 11:11

So it was broken on that day, and thus the afflicted of the flock who were watching me realized that it was the word of the LORD.

Matthew 25:40

"The King will answer and say to them, 'Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me.'

Matthew 26:11

"For you always have the poor with you; but you do not always have Me.

Luke 6:20

And turning His gaze toward His disciples, He began to say, "Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.

Luke 14:13

"But when you give a reception, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind,

Acts 16:9

A vision appeared to Paul in the night: a man of Macedonia was standing and appealing to him, and saying, "Come over to Macedonia and help us."

Acts 18:12

But while Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Jews with one accord rose up against Paul and brought him before the judgment seat,

1 Corinthians 16:15

Now I urge you, brethren (you know the household of Stephanas, that they were the first fruits of Achaia, and that they have devoted themselves for ministry to the saints),

2 Corinthians 9:2

for I know your readiness, of which I boast about you to the Macedonians, namely, that Achaia has been prepared since last year, and your zeal has stirred up most of them.

2 Corinthians 9:12

For the ministry of this service is not only fully supplying the needs of the saints, but is also overflowing through many thanksgivings to God.

Galatians 6:6-10

The one who is taught the word is to share all good things with the one who teaches him.

James 2:5-6

Listen, my beloved brethren: did not God choose the poor of this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him?



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