Parallel Verses

Thomas Haweis New Testament

My apology to those who interrogate me is this,

New American Standard Bible

My defense to those who examine me is this:

King James Version

Mine answer to them that do examine me is this,

Holman Bible

My defense to those who examine me is this:

International Standard Version

This is my defense to those who would examine me:

A Conservative Version

My defense to those who examine me is this.

American Standard Version

My defence to them that examine me is this.

Amplified

This is my [real ground of] defense (my vindication of myself) to those who would put me on trial and cross-examine me.

An Understandable Version

My defense to those people who [want to] examine my credentials is this:

Anderson New Testament

My answer to those who examine me is this:

Bible in Basic English

My answer to those who are judging me is this.

Common New Testament

This is my defense to those who would examine me.

Daniel Mace New Testament

my answer to those who call me to account, is this:

Darby Translation

My defence to those who examine me is this:

Godbey New Testament

My defence to those calling me in question is this.

Goodspeed New Testament

My answer to those who want to investigate me is this:

John Wesley New Testament

My answer to them who examine me is this.

Julia Smith Translation

My justification to them examining me is this,

King James 2000

My answer to them that do examine me is this,

Lexham Expanded Bible

My defense to those who examine me is this:

Modern King James verseion

My answer to those who examine me is this:

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Mine answer to them that ask me, is this:

Moffatt New Testament

Here is my reply to my inquisitors.

Montgomery New Testament

This is my reply to my critics.

NET Bible

This is my defense to those who examine me.

New Heart English Bible

My defense to those who examine me is this.

Noyes New Testament

This is my answer to those who question my authority.

Sawyer New Testament

My defense to those who condemn me is this;

The Emphasized Bible

My defence, unto them who are examining me, is this:

Twentieth Century New Testament

The defense that I make to my critics is this:

Webster

My answer to them that examine me is this,

Weymouth New Testament

That is how I vindicate myself to those who criticize me.

Williams New Testament

My vindication of myself to those who are investigating me is this:

World English Bible

My defense to those who examine me is this.

Worrell New Testament

My defense to those examining me is this.

Worsley New Testament

And this is my answer to them that call me to account: have we not power to eat and to drink?

Youngs Literal Translation

My defence to those who examine me in this;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἐμός 
Emos 
my, mine, mine own, of me, I
Usage: 25

ἀπολογία 
Apologia 
Usage: 8

to them

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

ἀνακρίνω 
Anakrino 
Usage: 16

me
ἐμέ 
Eme 
me, I, my, myself
Usage: 26

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

Verse Info

Context Readings

Paul Gives Up His Rights As An Apostle

2 If I am not an apostle unto others, doubtless I am to you: for ye are the seal of my apostolic mission in the Lord. 3 My apology to those who interrogate me is this, 4 Have we not power to eat and drink?


Cross References

Acts 22:1

MEN, brethren, and fathers, hear ye my apology which I now offer unto you.

Acts 25:16

To whom I replied, That it was not customary for Romans to give up any man gratuitously to destruction, before that the person accused should have his accusers produced face to face, and be allowed opportunity to defend himself against the charge.

1 Corinthians 14:37

If any man thinketh that he is a prophet, or spiritually gifted, let him acknowledge that the things which I write unto you are the commandments of the Lord.

2 Corinthians 10:7-8

Regard ye the things that are personal? If any man is confident in himself that he is Christ's, let him reflect again in himself, that as he is Christ's, so are we Christ's.

2 Corinthians 12:16-19

But admit it, I was not burdensome to you: but being crafty, I caught you with guile.

2 Corinthians 13:3

since ye demand a proof that Christ speaketh in me, who to you-ward is not weak, but is mighty in you.

2 Corinthians 13:5

Examine yourselves, whether ye are in the faith; prove your ownselves: know ye not your ownselves, that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobate?

2 Corinthians 13:10

For this cause, though absent, I have written these things, that when I am present I may not use severity, according to the power which the Lord hath given me for edification, and not for destruction.

Philippians 1:7

as it is right for me to think this of you all, because I bear you on my heart, both in my bonds and in my defence and the confirmation of the gospel, as being all of you sharers in my grace.

Philippians 1:17

but the others of love, knowing that I am exposed for the defence of the gospel.

2 Timothy 4:16

At my first apology no man stood by me, but all forsook me: (may it not be imputed to them!)

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