New International Version
He was one of our number and shared in our ministry."
King James Bible
For he was numbered with us, and had obtained part of this ministry.
Darby Bible Translation
for he was numbered amongst us, and had received a part in this service.
World English Bible
For he was numbered with us, and received his portion in this ministry.
Young's Literal Translation
because he was numbered among us, and did receive the share in this ministration,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Obtained part of this ministry - Ελαχε τον κληρον, He obtained the lot of this ministry - not that he or any of the twelve apostles, was chosen to this ministry by lot, but as lot signifies the portion a man has in life, what comes to him in the course of the Divine providence, or as an especial gift of God's goodness, it is used here, as in many other parts of the sacred writings, to signify office or station. On this subject the reader is referred to the notes on Leviticus 16:8, Leviticus 16:9 (note); Joshua 14:2 (note): see also Acts 1:26 (note).
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Then Jesus replied, "Have I not chosen you, the Twelve? Yet one of you is a devil!"
to take over this apostolic ministry, which Judas left to go where he belongs."
However, I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me--the task of testifying to the good news of God's grace.
Paul greeted them and reported in detail what God had done among the Gentiles through his ministry.
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