Romans 15:31
New International Version
Pray that I may be kept safe from the unbelievers in Judea and that the contribution I take to Jerusalem may be favorably received by the Lord's people there,

New Living Translation
Pray that I will be rescued from those in Judea who refuse to obey God. Pray also that the believers there will be willing to accept the donation I am taking to Jerusalem.

English Standard Version
that I may be delivered from the unbelievers in Judea, and that my service for Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints,

Berean Study Bible
Pray that I may be delivered from the unbelievers in Judea, and that my service in Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints there,

Berean Literal Bible
so that I may be delivered from those refusing to be persuaded in Judea, and that my service in Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints,

New American Standard Bible
that I may be rescued from those who are disobedient in Judea, and that my service for Jerusalem may prove acceptable to the saints;

King James Bible
That I may be delivered from them that do not believe in Judaea; and that my service which I have for Jerusalem may be accepted of the saints;

Christian Standard Bible
Pray that I may be rescued from the unbelievers in Judea, that my ministry to Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints,

Contemporary English Version
Pray that God will protect me from the unbelievers in Judea, and that his people in Jerusalem will be pleased with what I am doing.

Good News Translation
Pray that I may be kept safe from the unbelievers in Judea and that my service in Jerusalem may be acceptable to God's people there.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Pray that I may be rescued from the unbelievers in Judea, that the gift I am bringing to Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints,

International Standard Version
that I may be rescued from the unbelievers in Judea, that my ministry to Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints,

NET Bible
Pray that I may be rescued from those who are disobedient in Judea and that my ministry in Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints,

New Heart English Bible
that I may be delivered from those who are disobedient in Judea, and that my service which I have for Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
That I would be delivered from those who are disobedient who are in Judea, and that the ministry I bring to the Saints in Jerusalem would be well received.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
that I will be rescued from those people in Judea who refuse to believe. Pray that God's people in Jerusalem will accept the help I bring.

New American Standard 1977
that I may be delivered from those who are disobedient in Judea, and that my service for Jerusalem may prove acceptable to the saints;

Jubilee Bible 2000
that I may be delivered from the disobedient in Judaea and that the offering of my service to the saints in Jerusalem may be accepted,

King James 2000 Bible
That I may be delivered from them that do not believe in Judea; and that my service which I have for Jerusalem may be accepted of the saints;

American King James Version
That I may be delivered from them that do not believe in Judaea; and that my service which I have for Jerusalem may be accepted of the saints;

American Standard Version
that I may be delivered from them that are disobedient in Judaea, and that my ministration which I have for Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints;

Douay-Rheims Bible
That I may be delivered from the unbelievers that are in Judea, and that the oblation of my service may be acceptable in Jerusalem to the saints.

Darby Bible Translation
that I may be saved from those that do not believe in Judaea; and that my ministry which [I have] for Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints;

English Revised Version
that I may be delivered from them that are disobedient in Judaea, and that my ministration which I have for Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints;

Webster's Bible Translation
That I may be delivered from them in Judea who do not believe; and that my service which I have for Jerusalem, may be acceptable to the saints;

Weymouth New Testament
asking that I may escape unhurt from those in Judaea who are disobedient, and that the service which I am going to Jerusalem to render may be well received by the Church there,

World English Bible
that I may be delivered from those who are disobedient in Judea, and that my service which I have for Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints;

Young's Literal Translation
that I may be delivered from those not believing in Judea, and that my ministration, that is for Jerusalem, may become acceptable to the saints;
Study Bible
Paul's Travel Plans
30Now I urge you, brothers, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the Spirit, to join me in my struggle by praying to God for me. 31Pray that I may be delivered from the unbelievers in Judea, and that my service in Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints there, 32so that by God’s will I may come to you with joy and together with you be refreshed.…
Cross References
Acts 9:13
But Ananias answered, "Lord, many people have told me about this man and all the harm he has done to Your saints in Jerusalem.

Acts 9:15
"Go!" said the Lord. "This man is My chosen instrument to carry My name before the Gentiles and their kings, and before the people of Israel.

Romans 15:25
Now, however, I am on my way to Jerusalem to serve the saints there.

1 Corinthians 16:15
You know that Stephanas and his household were the first converts in Achaia, and they have devoted themselves to the service of the saints. Now I urge you, brothers,

2 Corinthians 1:10
He has delivered us from such a deadly peril, and He will deliver us. In Him we have placed our hope that He will yet again deliver us,

2 Corinthians 8:4
they pleaded earnestly for the privilege of sharing in this service to the saints.

2 Corinthians 9:1
Now about the service to the saints, there is no need for me to write to you.

2 Corinthians 9:13
Because of the proof this ministry provides, the saints will glorify God for your obedient confession of the gospel of Christ, and for the generosity of your contribution to them and to all the others.

2 Thessalonians 3:2
And pray that we may be delivered from wicked and evil men; for not everyone holds to the faith.

2 Timothy 3:11
my persecutions, and the sufferings that came upon me in Antioch, Iconium, and Lystra. What persecutions I endured! Yet the Lord rescued me from all of them.

2 Timothy 4:17
But the Lord stood by me and strengthened me, so that through me the message would be fully proclaimed, and all the Gentiles would hear it. So I was delivered from the mouth of the lion.

Treasury of Scripture

That I may be delivered from them that do not believe in Judaea; and that my service which I have for Jerusalem may be accepted of the saints;

I may.

Acts 21:27-31
And when the seven days were almost ended, the Jews which were of Asia, when they saw him in the temple, stirred up all the people, and laid hands on him, …

Acts 22:24
The chief captain commanded him to be brought into the castle, and bade that he should be examined by scourging; that he might know wherefore they cried so against him.

Acts 23:12-24
And when it was day, certain of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul…

do not believe.

Romans 15:25
But now I go unto Jerusalem to minister unto the saints.

2 Corinthians 8:4
Praying us with much intreaty that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.

2 Corinthians 9:1
For as touching the ministering to the saints, it is superfluous for me to write to you:

accepted.

Acts 21:17-26
And when we were come to Jerusalem, the brethren received us gladly…







Lexicon
[Pray] that
ἵνα (hina)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2443: In order that, so that. Probably from the same as the former part of heautou; in order that.

I may be delivered
ῥυσθῶ (rhysthō)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Passive - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4506: To rescue, deliver (from danger or destruction).

from
ἀπὸ (apo)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 575: From, away from. A primary particle; 'off, ' i.e. Away, in various senses.

the
τῶν (tōn)
Article - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

unbelievers
ἀπειθούντων (apeithountōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 544: To disobey, rebel, be disloyal, refuse conformity. From apeithes; to disbelieve.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

Judea,
Ἰουδαίᾳ (Ioudaia)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2449: Judea, a Roman province, capital Jerusalem. Feminine of Ioudaios; the Judaean land, a region of Palestine.

and [that]
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

my
μου (mou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

service
διακονία (diakonia)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1248: Waiting at table; in a wider sense: service, ministration. From diakonos; attendance; figuratively aid, service.

in
εἰς (eis)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1519: A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

Jerusalem
Ἰερουσαλὴμ (Ierousalēm)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2419: Of Hebrew origin; Hierusalem, the capitol of Palestine.

may be
γένηται (genētai)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

acceptable
εὐπρόσδεκτος (euprosdektos)
Adjective - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2144: From eu and a derivative of prosdechomai; well-received, i.e. Approved, favorable.

to the
τοῖς (tois)
Article - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

saints [there],
ἁγίοις (hagiois)
Adjective - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 40: Set apart by (or for) God, holy, sacred. From hagos; sacred.
(31) From them that do not believe.--This prayer of the Apostle was, perhaps, it may be said, partially granted. He escaped with his life from his unbelieving countrymen (Acts 23:27), but only to be delivered over to the Romans. He was naturally in fear of the party to which he had himself once belonged, and who would regard him as one of the worst of apostates. But it is to be observed that he expresses no apprehension of the Judaising Christians, as might have been expected if their antagonism had really been as violent as some would make out.

My service which I have for Jerusalem.--My service or ministration (i.e., "The gift of which I am the bearer") which is destined for Jerusalem.

May be accepted.--It is possible, though we cannot speak at all positively, that there was mingled with the desire of the Apostle to benefit the church at Jerusalem something of a wish to do a graceful and conciliatory act to that Judaising branch of the church from which circumstances tended to estrange him.

15:30-33 Let us learn to value the effectual fervent prayers of the righteous. How careful should we be, lest we forfeit our interest in the love and prayers of God's praying people! If we have experienced the Spirit's love, let us not be wanting in this office of kindness for others. Those that would prevail in prayer, must strive in prayer. Those who beg the prayers of others, must not neglect to pray for themselves. And though Christ knows our state and wants perfectly, he will know them from us. As God must be sought, for restraining the ill-will of our enemies, so also for preserving and increasing the good-will of our friends. All our joy depends upon the will of God. Let us be earnest in prayer with and for each other, that for Christ's sake, and by the love of the Holy Spirit, great blessings may come upon the souls of Christians, and the labours of ministers.
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