Acts 26:16
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English Standard Version
But rise and stand upon your feet, for I have appeared to you for this purpose, to appoint you as a servant and witness to the things in which you have seen me and to those in which I will appear to you,

King James Bible
But rise, and stand upon thy feet: for I have appeared unto thee for this purpose, to make thee a minister and a witness both of these things which thou hast seen, and of those things in the which I will appear unto thee;

American Standard Version
But arise, and stand upon thy feet: for to this end have I appeared unto thee, to appoint thee a minister and a witness both of the things wherein thou hast seen me, and of the things wherein I will appear unto thee;

Douay-Rheims Bible
But rise up, and stand upon thy feet: for to this end have I appeared to thee, that I may make thee a minister, and a witness of those things which thou hast seen, and of those things wherein I will appear to thee,

English Revised Version
But arise, and stand upon thy feet: for to this end have I appeared unto thee, to appoint thee a minister and a witness both of the things wherein thou hast seen me, and of the things wherein I will appear unto thee;

Webster's Bible Translation
But rise, and stand upon thy feet: for I have appeared to thee for this purpose, to make thee a minister and a witness both of the things which thou hast seen, and of the things in which I will appear to thee;

Weymouth New Testament
But rise, and stand on your feet; for I have appeared to you for the very purpose of appointing you My servant and My witness both as to the things you have already seen and as to those in which I will appear to you.

Acts 26:16 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Have I appeared (ὤφθην)

See on Luke 22:43.

To make (προχειρίσασθαι)

Better, as Rev., appoint. See on Acts 3:20.

A minister and a witness

See on Matthew 5:25; and Acts 1:22.

Acts 26:16 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

rise.

Acts 9:6-9 And he trembling and astonished said, Lord, what will you have me to do? And the Lord said to him, Arise, and go into the city...

Acts 22:10 And I said, What shall I do, LORD? And the Lord said to me, Arise, and go into Damascus...

to make.

Acts 9:15,16 But the Lord said to him, Go your way: for he is a chosen vessel to me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings...

Acts 13:1-4 Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger...

Acts 22:14,15 And he said, The God of our fathers has chosen you, that you should know his will, and see that Just One...

a minister.

Acts 1:17,25 For he was numbered with us, and had obtained part of this ministry...

Acts 6:4 But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.

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...

Acts 21:19 And when he had saluted them, he declared particularly what things God had worked among the Gentiles by his ministry.

Romans 1:5 By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name:

Romans 15:16 That I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God...

2 Corinthians 4:1 Therefore seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not;

2 Corinthians 5:18 And all things are of God, who has reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and has given to us the ministry of reconciliation;

Ephesians 3:7,8 Whereof I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given to me by the effectual working of his power...

Colossians 1:7,23,25 As you also learned of Epaphras our dear fellow servant, who is for you a faithful minister of Christ...

1 Thessalonians 3:2 And sent Timotheus, our brother, and minister of God, and our fellow laborer in the gospel of Christ, to establish you...

1 Timothy 1:12 And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has enabled me, for that he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry;

1 Timothy 4:6 If you put the brothers in remembrance of these things, you shall be a good minister of Jesus Christ...

2 Timothy 4:5 But watch you in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of your ministry.

in the.

Acts 18:9,10 Then spoke the Lord to Paul in the night by a vision, Be not afraid, but speak, and hold not your peace...

Acts 22:17-21 And it came to pass, that, when I was come again to Jerusalem, even while I prayed in the temple, I was in a trance...

Acts 23:11 And the night following the Lord stood by him, and said, Be of good cheer, Paul: for as you have testified of me in Jerusalem...

Acts 27:23,24 For there stood by me this night the angel of God, whose I am, and whom I serve...

2 Corinthians 12:1-7 It is not expedient for me doubtless to glory. I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord...

Galatians 1:12 For I neither received it of man, neither was I taught it, but by the revelation of Jesus Christ.

Galatians 2:2 And I went up by revelation, and communicated to them that gospel which I preach among the Gentiles...

Cross References
Ezekiel 2:1
And he said to me, "Son of man, stand on your feet, and I will speak with you."

Daniel 10:11
And he said to me, "O Daniel, man greatly loved, understand the words that I speak to you, and stand upright, for now I have been sent to you." And when he had spoken this word to me, I stood up trembling.

Luke 1:2
just as those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and ministers of the word have delivered them to us,

Acts 22:14
And he said, 'The God of our fathers appointed you to know his will, to see the Righteous One and to hear a voice from his mouth;

Acts 22:15
for you will be a witness for him to everyone of what you have seen and heard.

Acts 26:15
And I said, 'Who are you, Lord?' And the Lord said, 'I am Jesus whom you are persecuting.

Ephesians 3:3
how the mystery was made known to me by revelation, as I have written briefly.

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