Parallel Verses

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:

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,

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 (the Messiah) became a servant and a minister to the circumcised (the Jews) in order to show God's truthfulness and honesty by confirming (verifying) the promises [given] to our 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:

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;

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:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now I say that Christ Jesus, was a minister of the circumcision, by the truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto 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, as Christ also received us to the glory of God. 8 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: 9 And that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy; as it is written, For this cause I will confess to thee among the Gentiles, and sing unto thy name.



Cross References

Matthew 15:24

But he answered and said, I am not sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel.

2 Corinthians 1:20

For all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of God by us.

John 1:11

He came unto his own, and his own received him not.

Acts 3:25-26

Ye are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, saying unto Abraham, And in thy seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed.

Psalm 98:2-3

The LORD hath made known his salvation: his righteousness hath he openly shewed in the sight of the heathen.

Isaiah 24:15-16

Wherefore glorify ye the LORD in the fires, even the name of the LORD God of Israel in the isles of the sea.

Micah 7:20

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

Matthew 20:28

Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.

Luke 1:54-56

He hath holpen his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy;

Luke 1:70-73

As he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets, which have been since the world began:

John 10:16

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

Acts 13:46

Then Paul and Barnabas waxed bold, and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first have been spoken to you: but seeing ye put it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles.

Romans 3:3

For what if some did not believe? shall their unbelief make the faith of God without effect?

Romans 3:26

To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus.

Romans 4:16

Therefore it is of faith, that it might be by grace; to the end the promise might be sure to all the seed; not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham; who is the father of us all,

Romans 9:4-5

Who are Israelites; to whom pertaineth the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service of God, and the promises;

Romans 9:23-24

And that he might make known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy, which he had afore prepared unto glory,

Romans 11:22

Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: on them which fell, severity; but toward thee, goodness, if thou continue in his goodness: otherwise thou also shalt be cut off.

Romans 11:30

For as ye in times past have not believed God, yet have now obtained mercy through their unbelief:

Romans 15:16

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.

1 Corinthians 1:12

Now this I say, that every one of you saith, I am of Paul; and I of Apollos; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ.

1 Corinthians 10:19

What say I then? that the idol is any thing, or that which is offered in sacrifice to idols is any thing?

1 Corinthians 10:29

Conscience, I say, not thine own, but of the other: for why is my liberty judged of another man's conscience?

1 Corinthians 15:50

Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption.

Galatians 4:4-5

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

Ephesians 2:12-8

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

1 Peter 2:9-10

But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:

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