Parallel Verses

Worrell New Testament

My defense to those examining 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 defense to those who would put me on trial and interrogate me [concerning my authority as an apostle]:

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:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

My apology to those who interrogate 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.

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 to others I am not an apostle, yet to you at least I am; for the seal of my apostleship are ye in the Lord. 3 My defense to those examining me is this. 4 Have we no right to eat, and to drink?


Cross References

Acts 22:1

"Brethren and fathers, hear my defense which I now make to you."

Acts 25:16

to whom I made answer, It is not a custom with Romans to grant as a favor any man, before the accused has the accuser face to face, and has opportunity to answer for himself concerning the charge laid against him.

1 Corinthians 14:37

If anyone thinks himself to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him acknowledge the things that I write to you, that they are the Lord's commandment;

2 Corinthians 10:7-8

Ye look at things according to appearance. If anyone has trusted to himself that he is Christ's, let him consider this again with himself, that, as he is Christ's, so also are we.

2 Corinthians 12:16-19

But be it so, I did not burden you; but, being crafty, I caught you with guile.

2 Corinthians 13:3

since ye seek a proof of Christ's speaking in me, Who toward you is not weak, but is powerful in you;

2 Corinthians 13:5

Try yourselves, whether ye are in the faith; prove yourselves. Or know ye not as to yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you, unless ye be rejected?

2 Corinthians 13:10

For this cause, I write these things while absent; that I may not, when present, deal sharply according to the authority which the Lord gave me for building up, and not casting down.

Philippians 1:7

even as it is right for me to think this in behalf of you all; because ye have me in your heart, both in my bonds and in the defense and confirmation of the Gospel, all of you being partakers with me of the grace.

Philippians 1:17

but the other proclaim Christ of contention, not sincerely, thinking to add tribulation to my bonds.

2 Timothy 4:16

In my first defense, no one stood by me, but all forsook me. May it not be laid to their account!

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