Acts 9:15
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English Standard Version
But the Lord said to him, “Go, for he is a chosen instrument of mine to carry my name before the Gentiles and kings and the children of Israel.

King James Bible
But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel:

American Standard Version
But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles and kings, and the children of Israel:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Lord said to him: Go thy way; for this man is to me a vessel of election, to carry my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel.

English Revised Version
But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles and kings, and the children of Israel:

Webster's Bible Translation
But the Lord said to him, Go, for he is a chosen vessel to me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel.

Weymouth New Testament
"Go," replied the Lord; "he is a chosen instrument of Mine to carry My name to the Gentiles and to kings and to the descendants of Israel.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Chosen vessel (σκεῦος ἐκλογῆς)

Lit., an instrument of choice. On vessel, see on Matthew 12:29; and on the figure, compare 2 Corinthians 4:7.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Go.

Exodus 4:12-14 Now therefore go, and I will be with your mouth, and teach you what you shall say...

Jeremiah 1:7 But the LORD said to me, Say not, I am a child: for you shall go to all that I shall send you...

Jonah 3:1,2 And the word of the LORD came to Jonah the second time, saying...

a chosen.

Acts 13:2 As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said...

Jeremiah 1:5 Before I formed you in the belly I knew you; and before you came forth out of the womb I sanctified you...

John 15:16 You have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that you should go and bring forth fruit...

Romans 1:1 Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated to the gospel of God,

Romans 9:21-24 Has not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make one vessel to honor, and another to dishonor...

Galatians 1:1,15,16 Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead;)...

2 Timothy 1:11 Whereunto I am appointed a preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher of the Gentiles.

2 Timothy 2:4,20,21 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...

Revelation 17:14 These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings...

to bear.

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

Acts 22:21 And he said to me, Depart: for I will send you far hence to the Gentiles.

Acts 26:17-20 Delivering you from the people, and from the Gentiles, to whom now I send you...

Romans 1:5,13-15 By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name...

Romans 11:13 For I speak to you Gentiles, inasmuch as I am the apostle of the Gentiles, I magnify my office:

Romans 15:15-21 Nevertheless, brothers, I have written the more boldly to you in some sort, as putting you in mind...

1 Corinthians 15:10 But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed on me was not in vain...

Galatians 2:7,8 But contrariwise, when they saw that the gospel of the uncircumcision was committed to me...

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 1:25-29 Whereof I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given to me for you, to fulfill the word of God...

1 Timothy 2:7 Whereunto I am ordained a preacher, and an apostle, (I speak the truth in Christ...

and kings.

Acts 25:22-27 Then Agrippa said to Festus, I would also hear the man myself. To morrow, said he, you shall hear him...

Acts 26:1 Then Agrippa said to Paul, You are permitted to speak for yourself. Then Paul stretched forth the hand, and answered for himself:

*etc:

Acts 27:24 Saying, Fear not, Paul; you must be brought before Caesar: and, see, God has given you all them that sail with you.

Matthew 10:18 And you shall be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them and the Gentiles.

2 Timothy 4:16,17 At my first answer no man stood with me, but all men forsook me: I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge...

the children.

Acts 28:17 And it came to pass, that after three days Paul called the chief of the Jews together: and when they were come together, he said to them...

*etc:

Cross References
Acts 13:2
While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them."

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 22:21
And he said to me, 'Go, for I will send you far away to the Gentiles.'"

Acts 25:22
Then Agrippa said to Festus, "I would like to hear the man myself." "Tomorrow," said he, "you will hear him."

Acts 26:1
So Agrippa said to Paul, "You have permission to speak for yourself." Then Paul stretched out his hand and made his defense:

Acts 26:17
delivering you from your people and from the Gentiles--to whom I am sending you

Acts 26:20
but declared first to those in Damascus, then in Jerusalem and throughout all the region of Judea, and also to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, performing deeds in keeping with their repentance.

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