New Living Translation
But the Lord said, "Go, for Saul is my chosen instrument to take my message to the Gentiles and to kings, as well as to the people 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:
Darby Bible Translation
And the Lord said to him, Go, for this man is an elect vessel to me, to bear my name before both nations and kings and the sons of Israel:
World English Bible
But the Lord said to him, "Go your way, for he is my chosen vessel to bear my name before the nations and kings, and the children of Israel.
Young's Literal Translation
And the Lord said unto him, 'Be going on, because a choice vessel to Me is this one, to bear My name before nations and kings -- the sons also of Israel;
Acts 9:15 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:15 He is a chosen vessel to bear my name - That is, to testify of me. It is undeniable, that some men are unconditionally chosen or elected, to do some works for God
LibraryPaul a Pattern of Prayer
"Go and inquire for one called Saul of Tarsus: for, behold, he prayeth."--ACTS ix. 11. "For this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might show forth all long-suffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on Him to life everlasting."--1 TIM. i. 16. God took His own Son, and made Him our Example and our Pattern. It sometimes is as if the power of Christ's example is lost in the thought that He, in whom is no sin, is not man as we are. Our Lord took Paul, a man …
Andrew Murray—The Ministry of Intercession
Prov. 22:06 the Duties of Parents
"To Me to Live is Christ"
The Future of Christ's Kingdom First Group of Epistles the First and Second Epistles to the Thessalonians Introduction to the Epistles of Paul +Epistolary Writings. + --The
One day as these men were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Dedicate Barnabas and Saul for the special work to which I have called them."
"Then he told me, 'The God of our ancestors has chosen you to know his will and to see the Righteous One and hear him speak.
"But the Lord said to me, 'Go, for I will send you far away to the Gentiles!'"
"I'd like to hear the man myself," Agrippa said. And Festus replied, "You will--tomorrow!"
Then Agrippa said to Paul, "You may speak in your defense." So Paul, gesturing with his hand, started his defense:
And I will rescue you from both your own people and the Gentiles. Yes, I am sending you to the Gentiles
I preached first to those in Damascus, then in Jerusalem and throughout all Judea, and also to the Gentiles, that all must repent of their sins and turn to God--and prove they have changed by the good things they do.
Jump to PreviousAnanias Bear Carry Children Choice Chosen Descendants Elect Fear Gentiles Instrument Israel Kings Mine Nations Special Vessel Way
Jump to NextAnanias Bear Carry Children Choice Chosen Descendants Elect Fear Gentiles Instrument Israel Kings Mine Nations Special Vessel Way
LinksActs 9:15 NIV
Acts 9:15 NLT
Acts 9:15 ESV
Acts 9:15 NASB
Acts 9:15 KJV
Acts 9:15 Bible Apps
Acts 9:15 Biblia Paralela
Acts 9:15 Chinese Bible
Acts 9:15 French Bible
Acts 9:15 German Bible
Acts 9:15 Commentaries