New American Standard Bible
just as they were handed down to us by those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and servants of the word,
King James Bible
Even as they delivered them unto us, which from the beginning were eyewitnesses, and ministers of the word;
Darby Bible Translation
as those who from the beginning were eye-witnesses of and attendants on the Word have delivered them to us,
World English Bible
even as those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and servants of the word delivered them to us,
Young's Literal Translation
as they did deliver to us, who from the beginning became eye-witnesses, and officers of the Word, --
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
As they delivered them - As they narrated them. As they gave an account of them.
From the beginning - From the commencement of these things - that is, from the birth of John, or perhaps from the beginning of the ministry of Jesus.
Eye-witnesses - Who had seen those things themselves, and who were therefore proper witnesses.
Ministers of the word - The term "word" here means the "gospel." Luke never uses it, as John does, to denote the second Person of the Trinity. These eye-witnesses and ministers refer, doubtless, to the seventy disciples, to the apostles, and perhaps to other preachers who had gone forth to proclaim the same things.
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He hath filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he hath sent empty away.--LUKE 1:53. Thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods and have need of nothing: and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked. I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich. As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore and repent. Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.--When …
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Of Fervent Love and Vehement Desire of Receiving Christ
"The sower sows the word.
And they went out and preached everywhere, while the Lord worked with them, and confirmed the word by the signs that followed. And they promptly reported all these instructions to Peter and his companions. And after that, Jesus Himself sent out through them from east to west the sacred and imperishable proclamation of eternal salvation.
and you will testify also, because you have been with Me from the beginning.
"But these things I have spoken to you, so that when their hour comes, you may remember that I told you of them. These things I did not say to you at the beginning, because I was with you.
"Therefore it is necessary that of the men who have accompanied us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us--
Therefore, those who had been scattered went about preaching the word.
When they had spoken the word in Perga, they went down to Attalia.
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