Parallel Verses

Godbey New Testament

For you bring certain strange things to our hearing: therefore we desire to know what these things wish to be.

New American Standard Bible

For you are bringing some strange things to our ears; so we want to know what these things mean.”

King James Version

For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears: we would know therefore what these things mean.

Holman Bible

For what you say sounds strange to us, and we want to know what these ideas mean.”

International Standard Version

It sounds rather strange to our ears, and we would like to know what it means."

A Conservative Version

For thou bring some surprising things to our ears. Therefore, we want to know whatever these things aim to be.

American Standard Version

For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears: we would know therefore what these things mean.

Amplified

For you are bringing some startling and strange things to our ears; so we want to know what they mean.”

An Understandable Version

You are telling us some very unusual things and we would like to know what they mean."

Anderson New Testament

For you bring some strange things to our ears: we wish to understand then what these things mean.

Bible in Basic English

For you seem to us to say strange things, and we have a desire to get the sense of them.

Common New Testament

For you are bringing some strange things to our ears; so we want to know what these things mean."

Daniel Mace New Testament

for what you say sounds so very strange, we should be glad to know what it means.

Darby Translation

For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears. We wish therefore to know what these things may mean.

Goodspeed New Testament

Some of the things you tell us sound strange to us, and we want to know just what they mean."

John Wesley New Testament

For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears; we would therefore know, what these things mean?

Julia Smith Translation

For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears: we wish therefore to know what these things may be.

King James 2000

For you bring certain strange things to our ears: we would know therefore what these things mean.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For you are bringing some astonishing things to our ears. Therefore we want to know what {these things mean}."

Modern King James verseion

For you bring certain strange things to our ears, therefore we are minded to know what these things mean.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For thou bringest strange tidings to our ears. We would know therefore what these things mean."

Moffatt New Testament

You talk of some things that sound strange to us; so we want to know what they mean."

Montgomery New Testament

"For you are bringing certain strange things to our ears. We want to know, therefore, what these things mean."

NET Bible

For you are bringing some surprising things to our ears, so we want to know what they mean."

New Heart English Bible

For you bring certain strange things to our ears. We want to know therefore what these things mean."

Noyes New Testament

For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears. We would know therefore what these things mean.

Sawyer New Testament

for you bring certain strange things to our ears; we wish therefore to know what these things mean.

The Emphasized Bible

For, certain foreign things, art thou bringing into our hearing: We are minded to get to know, therefore, what these things please to be!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For thou bringest some strange stories to our ears; we wish therefore to know what these things mean.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For you are bringing some strange things to our notice, and we should like to know what they mean."

Webster

For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears; we would know therefore what these things mean.

Weymouth New Testament

For the things you are saying sound strange to us. We should therefore like to be told exactly what they mean."

Williams New Testament

For some of the things you bring sound startling to us; so we want to know just what they mean."

World English Bible

For you bring certain strange things to our ears. We want to know therefore what these things mean."

Worrell New Testament

for you bring to our ears certain strange things; we wish, therefore, to know what these things mean."

Worsley New Testament

For thou bringest strange things to our ears; we would therefore know what these things mean.

Youngs Literal Translation

for certain strange things thou dost bring to our ears? we wish, then, to know what these things would wish to be;'

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

thou bringest
εἰσφέρω 
Eisphero 
Usage: 5

ξενίζω 
Xenizo 
Usage: 10

things to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

ἀκοή 
Akoe 
Usage: 21

we would
βούλομαι 
Boulomai 
will, would, be minded, intend, be disposed, be willing, list, of his own will
Usage: 31

γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

ταῦτα 
Tauta 
Usage: 188

Context Readings

Paul In Athens

19 And taking him, they led him to the Areopagus, saying; Are we able to know what is this new teaching, spoken by thee? 20 For you bring certain strange things to our hearing: therefore we desire to know what these things wish to be. 21 But all the Athenians and itinerant strangers were accustomed to devote their time to nothing else, than to tell something new, or to hear something.


Cross References

1 Peter 4:4

in which they are astonished you not running to the same excess of wrath, blaspheming;

Matthew 19:23-25

And Jesus said to His disciples, Truly I say unto you, that a rich man will hardly enter into the kingdom of the heavens.

Mark 9:10

And they held the word to themselves, inquiring, what it is to rise from the dead.

Mark 10:24-26

And the disciples were astonished at His words, and Jesus again responding, says to them, Children, how difficult it is to enter into the kingdom of God!

John 6:60

Then many of His disciples, hearing, said, This is a hard sermon; who is able to hear it?

John 7:35-36

Then the Jews said to themselves, Where is He about to go, that we shall not find Him? is He about to go into the Dispersion of the Greek, and teach the Greeks?

Acts 2:12

And all were astounded and bewildered, saying one to another, What does this wish to be?

Acts 10:17

And while Peter was at a loss within himself, as to what the vision he saw might be, behold, the men having been sent by Cornelius, making inquiry for the house of Simon, stood at the gate,

1 Corinthians 1:18

For the word of the cross is foolishness indeed to those who are lost; but to those who are saved it is the power of God.

1 Corinthians 1:23

but we preach Christ having been crucified, to the Jews indeed a stumbling block, and to the Gentiles foolishness;

1 Corinthians 2:14

But the intellectual man receives not the things of the Spirit of God; for they are foolishness unto him; and he is not able to know them, because they are spiritually discerned.

Hebrews 5:11

Concerning whom there is much word to us, and difficult to speak, since you are dull of hearing.

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