Acts 21:13
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English Standard Version
Then Paul answered, “What are you doing, weeping and breaking my heart? For I am ready not only to be imprisoned but even to die in Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.”

King James Bible
Then Paul answered, What mean ye to weep and to break mine heart? for I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.

American Standard Version
Then Paul answered, What do ye, weeping and breaking my heart? for I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then Paul answered, and said: What do you mean weeping and afflicting my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but to die also in Jerusalem, for the name of the Lord Jesus.

English Revised Version
Then Paul answered, What do ye, weeping and breaking my heart? for I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then Paul answered, What mean ye to weep, and to break my heart? for I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.

Weymouth New Testament
His reply was, "What can you mean by thus breaking my heart with your grief? Why, as for me, I am ready not only to go to Jerusalem and be put in chains, but even to die there for the sake of the Lord Jesus."

Acts 21:13 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

l am ready (ἑτοίμως ἔχω)

Lit., I hold myself in readiness.

Acts 21:13 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

What.

1 Samuel 15:14 And Samuel said, What means then this bleating of the sheep in my ears, and the lowing of the oxen which I hear?

Isaiah 3:15 What mean you that you beat my people to pieces, and grind the faces of the poor? said the Lord GOD of hosts.

Ezekiel 18:2 What mean you, that you use this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying, The fathers have eaten sour grapes...

Jonah 1:6 So the shipmaster came to him, and said to him, What mean you, O sleeper? arise, call on your God, if so be that God will think on us...

to weep.

Acts 20:37 And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him,

1 Samuel 1:8 Then said Elkanah her husband to her, Hannah, why weep you? and why eat you not? and why is your heart grieved?...

Philippians 2:26 For he longed after you all, and was full of heaviness, because that you had heard that he had been sick.

2 Timothy 1:4 Greatly desiring to see you, being mindful of your tears, that I may be filled with joy;

for.

Acts 20:24 But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear to myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry...

Romans 8:35-37 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril...

1 Corinthians 15:31 I protest by your rejoicing which I have in Christ Jesus our LORD, I die daily.

2 Corinthians 4:10-17 Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body...

2 Corinthians 11:23-27 Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am more; in labors more abundant, in stripes above measure...

Philippians 1:20,21 According to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always...

Philippians 2:17 Yes, and if I be offered on the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy, and rejoice with you all.

Colossians 1:24 Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake...

2 Timothy 2:4-6 No man that wars entangles himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who has chosen him to be a soldier...

2 Timothy 4:6 For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand.

2 Peter 1:14 Knowing that shortly I must put off this my tabernacle, even as our Lord Jesus Christ has showed me.

Revelation 3:10 Because you have kept the word of my patience, I also will keep you from the hour of temptation, which shall come on all the world...

Revelation 12:11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives to the death.

Cross References
Jeremiah 40:1
The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD after Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard had let him go from Ramah, when he took him bound in chains along with all the captives of Jerusalem and Judah who were being exiled to Babylon.

Acts 5:41
Then they left the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer dishonor for the name.

Acts 9:16
For I will show him how much he must suffer for the sake of my name."

Acts 20:24
But I do not account my life of any value nor as precious to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.

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