Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

For I say that Jesus Christ became a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises of the fathers;

New American Standard Bible

For I say that Christ has become a servant to the circumcision on behalf of the truth of God to confirm the promises given to the fathers,

King James Version

Now I say that Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto the fathers:

Holman Bible

For I say that the Messiah became a servant of the circumcised on behalf of God’s truth, to confirm the promises to the fathers,

International Standard Version

For I tell you that the Messiah became a servant of the circumcised on behalf of God's truth in order to confirm the promises given to our ancestors,

A Conservative Version

And I say, Christ Jesus became a helper of men of circumcision, for the sake of God's truth (in order to confirm the promises of the fathers),

American Standard Version

For I say that Christ hath been made a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, that he might confirm the promises given unto the fathers,

Amplified

For I tell you that Christ has become a servant and a minister to the circumcision (Jews) on behalf of God’s truth, to confirm and verify the promises made to the fathers,

An Understandable Version

For I tell you that Christ was [appointed] to be a servant of the circumcised ones [i.e., the Jews], in order to uphold the truth of God. This was so He could confirm [as valid] the promises made to our forefathers,

Anderson New Testament

Now, I say, that Jesus Christ, as a minister, was of the circumcision for the sake of the truth of God, in order to con firm the promises made to the fathers,

Bible in Basic English

Now I say that Christ has been made a servant of the circumcision to give effect to the undertakings given by God to the fathers,

Common New Testament

For I tell you that Christ has become a servant of the circumcised to show God's truth, to confirm the promises made to the patriarchs,

Daniel Mace New Testament

for I tell you, that Jesus Christ was a minister to the Jews, to manifest the veracity of God in fulfilling the promises made to the fathers:

Godbey New Testament

For I say that Christ has been made minister of circumcision for the truth of God, that he might confirm the promises of the fathers,

Goodspeed New Testament

I hold that Christ has become an agent of circumcision to show God's truthfulness in carrying out the promises made to our forefathers,

John Wesley New Testament

Now I say, Christ Jesus was a servant of the circumcision, for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made to the fathers:

Julia Smith Translation

And I say Jesus Christ has become the servant of circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises of the fathers:

King James 2000

Now I say that Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto the fathers:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For I say, Christ has become a servant of the circumcision on behalf of the truth of God, in order to confirm the promises to the fathers,

Modern King James verseion

And I say, Jesus Christ has become a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made to the fathers,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And I say that Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto the fathers.

Moffatt New Testament

Christ, I mean, became a servant to the circumcised in order to prove God's honesty by fulfilling His promises to the fathers,

Montgomery New Testament

For I say that Christ has been made a minister of the Circumcision the people of Israel, in vindication of God's truth, so that he may confirm the promises given to our forefathers;

NET Bible

For I tell you that Christ has become a servant of the circumcised on behalf of God's truth to confirm the promises made to the fathers,

New Heart English Bible

Now I say that Christ has been made a servant of the circumcision for the truth of God, that he might confirm the promises given to the fathers,

Noyes New Testament

For I say that Christ became a minister to the circumcised for the sake of Gods truth, in order to make sure the promises given to the fathers;

Sawyer New Testament

For I say that Christ was made a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises of the fathers,

The Emphasized Bible

For I affirm Christ to have become a minister of circumcision in behalf of the truth of God, - to confirm the promises of the fathers,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now I say that Jesus Christ was the minister of circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto the fathers:

Twentieth Century New Testament

For I tell you that Christ, in vindication of God's truthfulness, has become a minister of the Covenant of Circumcision, so that he may fulfil the promises made to our ancestors,

Webster

Now I say that Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made to the fathers:

Weymouth New Testament

My meaning is that Christ has become a servant to the people of Israel in vindication of God's truthfulness-- in showing how sure are the promises made to our forefathers--

Williams New Testament

Yes, I mean that Christ has become a servant to Israel to prove God's truthfulness, to make valid His promises to our forefathers,

World English Bible

Now I say that Christ has been made a servant of the circumcision for the truth of God, that he might confirm the promises given to the fathers,

Worrell New Testament

For I say that Christ hath become a minister of the circumcision, in behalf of God's truth, that He might confirm the promises made to the fathers;

Worsley New Testament

Now Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the manifestation of the truth of God, to confirm the promises made to the fathers:

Youngs Literal Translation

And I say Jesus Christ to have become a ministrant of circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises to the fathers,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Now
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

I say that
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

was
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

διάκονος 
Diakonos 
Usage: 24

of the circumcision
περιτομή 
Peritome 
Usage: 34

for
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 138

the truth
ἀλήθεια 
Aletheia 
Usage: 87

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

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

βεβαιόω 
Bebaioo 
Usage: 8

the promises
ἐπαγγελία 
Epaggelia 
Usage: 51

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Romans 15:8

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Images Romans 15:8

Prayers for Romans 15:8

Context Readings

Accept One Another According To Christ's Example

7 Wherefore receive ye one another, according as the Christ also has received you to the glory of God. 8 For I say that Jesus Christ became a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises of the fathers; 9 and that the nations should glorify God for mercy; according as it is written, For this cause I will confess to thee among the nations, and will sing to thy name.



Cross References

Matthew 15:24

But he answering said, I have not been sent save to the lost sheep of Israel's house.

2 Corinthians 1:20

For whatever promises of God there are, in him is the yea, and in him the amen, for glory to God by us.

John 1:11

He came to his own, and his own received him not;

Acts 3:25-26

Ye are the sons of the prophets and of the covenant which God appointed to our fathers, saying to Abraham, And in thy seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.

Psalm 98:2-3

Jehovah hath made known his salvation: his righteousness hath he openly shewed in the sight of the nations.

Isaiah 24:15-16

Therefore glorify Jehovah in the east, the name of Jehovah, the God of Israel, in the isles of the west.

Micah 7:20

Thou wilt perform truth to Jacob, loving-kindness to Abraham, which thou hast sworn unto our fathers, from the days of old.

Matthew 20:28

as indeed the Son of man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.

Luke 1:54-56

He has helped Israel his servant, in order to remember mercy,

Luke 1:70-73

as he spoke by the mouth of his holy prophets, who have been since the world began;

John 10:16

And I have other sheep which are not of this fold: those also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one flock, one shepherd.

Acts 13:46

And Paul and Barnabas spoke boldly and said, It was necessary that the word of God should be first spoken to you; but, since ye thrust it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, lo, we turn to the nations;

Romans 3:3

For what? if some have not believed, shall their unbelief make the faith of God of none effect?

Romans 3:26

for the shewing forth of his righteousness in the present time, so that he should be just, and justify him that is of the faith of Jesus.

Romans 4:16

Therefore it is on the principle of faith, that it might be according to grace, in order to the promise being sure to all the seed, not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of Abraham's faith, who is father of us all,

Romans 9:4-5

who are Israelites; whose is the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the law-giving, and the service, and the promises;

Romans 9:23-24

and that he might make known the riches of his glory upon vessels of mercy, which he had before prepared for glory,

Romans 11:22

Behold then the goodness and severity of God: upon them who have fallen, severity; upon thee goodness of God, if thou shalt abide in goodness, since otherwise thou also wilt be cut away.

Romans 11:30

For as indeed ye also once have not believed in God, but now have been objects of mercy through the unbelief of these;

Romans 15:16

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.

1 Corinthians 1:12

But I speak of this, that each of you says, I am of Paul, and I of Apollos, and I of Cephas, and I of Christ.

1 Corinthians 10:19

What then do I say? that what is sacrificed to an idol is anything, or that an idol is anything?

1 Corinthians 10:29

but conscience, I mean, not thine own, but that of the other: for why is my liberty judged by another conscience?

1 Corinthians 15:50

But this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit God's kingdom, nor does corruption inherit incorruptibility.

Galatians 4:4-5

but when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, come of woman, come under law,

Ephesians 2:12-8

that ye were at that time without Christ, aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:

1 Peter 2:9-10

But ye are a chosen race, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation, a people for a possession, that ye might set forth the excellencies of him who has called you out of darkness to his wonderful light;

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