Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Ye men, brethren, and fathers, hear mine answer which I make unto you."

New American Standard Bible

Brethren and fathers, hear my defense which I now offer to you.”

King James Version

Men, brethren, and fathers, hear ye my defence which I make now unto you.

Holman Bible

“Brothers and fathers, listen now to my defense before you.”

International Standard Version

"Brothers and fathers, listen to the defense that I am now making before you."

A Conservative Version

Men, brothers, and fathers, hear now my defense to you.

American Standard Version

Brethren and fathers, hear ye the defence which I now make unto you.

Amplified

“Brethren and fathers (kinsmen), hear my defense which I now offer to you.”

An Understandable Version

"Brothers and fathers, listen to the defense I want to make to you."

Anderson New Testament

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

Bible in Basic English

My brothers and fathers, give ear to the story of my life which I now put before you.

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

My brethren, and fathers, pray hear what I have to say for my self.

Darby Translation

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

Godbey New Testament

Men, brethren, and fathers, hear now my apology unto you.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Brothers and fathers," he said, "listen to what I have to say in my defense."

John Wesley New Testament

Men, brethren, and fathers, hear ye now my defence unto you.

Julia Smith Translation

Men, brethren, and fathers, hear my defence to you.

King James 2000

Men, brethren, and fathers, hear you my defense which I make now unto you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Men--brothers and fathers--listen to my defense to you now!"

Modern King James verseion

Men, brothers and fathers! Hear my defense now to you.

Moffatt New Testament

"Brothers and fathers, listen to the defence I now make before you."

Montgomery New Testament

"Brothers and fathers, listen to the defense which I now make in your presence."

NET Bible

"Brothers and fathers, listen to my defense that I now make to you."

New Heart English Bible

"Brothers and fathers, listen to the defense which I now make to you."

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

Men, brothers and fathers, hear my present defense before you.

The Emphasized Bible

Brethren and fathers! Hear ye, the defence, which I now make unto you: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Brothers and Father, listen to the defense which I am about to make."

Webster

Men, brethren, and fathers, hear ye my defense which I make now to you.

Weymouth New Testament

"Brethren and fathers," he said, "listen to my defence which I now make before you."

Williams New Testament

"Brothers and fathers, listen now to what I have to say in my defense."

World English Bible

"Brothers and fathers, listen to the defense which I now make to you."

Worrell New Testament

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

Worsley New Testament

Brethren, and Fathers, hear now my apology to you,

Youngs Literal Translation

Men, brethren, and fathers, hear my defence now unto you;' --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Men
ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

hear ye
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

ἀπολογία 
Apologia 
Usage: 8

νῦν 
Nun 
Usage: 102

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Man

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Paul Defends Himself

1 "Ye men, brethren, and fathers, hear mine answer which I make unto you." 2 When they heard that he spake in the Hebrew tongue to them, they kept the more silence.



Cross References

Acts 7:2

And he said, "Ye men, brethren, and fathers, hearken to. The God of glory appeared unto our father Abraham while he was yet in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Haran,

Luke 12:11

When they bring you unto the synagogues, and unto the rulers, and officers, take no thought how or what thing ye shall answer, or what ye shall speak.

Luke 21:14

Let it stick therefore fast in your hearts, not once to study before, what ye shall answer for yourselves:

Acts 13:26

Ye men and brethren, children of the generation off Abraham, and whosoever among you feareth God, to you is this word of salvation sent.

Acts 19:33

Some of the company drew forth Alexander, the Jews thrusting him forwards. Alexander beckoned with the hand, and would have given the people an answer.

Acts 23:1

Paul beheld the council and said, "Men and brethren, I have lived in all good conscience before God until this day."

Acts 23:6

When Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, "Men and brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee. Of hope, and of resurrection from death I am judged."

Acts 24:10

Then Paul, after that the ruler himself had beckoned unto him that he should speak, answered, "I shall with a more quiet mind answer for myself, forasmuch as I understand that thou hast been of many years a judge unto this people,

Acts 25:8

as long as he answered for himself, that he had neither against the law of the Jews, neither against the temple, nor yet against Caesar offended anything at all.

Acts 25:16

To whom I answered, 'It is not the manner of the Romans to deliver any man that he should perish, before that he which is accused, have the accusers before him, and have license to answer for himself, concerning the crime laid against him.'

Acts 26:1-2

Agrippa said unto Paul, "Thou art permitted to speak for thyself." Then Paul stretched forth the hand, and answered for himself,

Acts 26:24

As he thus answered for himself: Festus said with a loud voice, "Paul, thou art besides thyself. Much learning hath made thee mad."

Acts 28:17

And it fortuned, after three days, that Paul called the chief of the Jews together. And when they were come, he said unto them, "Men and brethren, though I have committed no thing against the people, or laws of our fathers: yet was I delivered prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans.

Romans 2:15

which show the deed of the law written in their hearts: While their conscience beareth witness unto them, and also their thoughts, accusing one another, or excusing,

1 Corinthians 9:3

Mine answer to them that ask me, is this:

2 Corinthians 7:11

Behold what diligence this godly sorrow that ye took hath wrought in you: yea it caused you to clear yourselves. It caused indignation, it caused fear, it caused desire, it caused a fervent mind, it caused punishment. For in all things ye have showed yourselves that ye were clear in that matter.

2 Corinthians 12:19

Again, think ye that we excuse ourselves? We speak in Christ in the sight of God. But we do all things, dearly beloved, for your edifying.

Philippians 1:7

as it becometh me so to judge of you all, because I have you in my heart, and have you also every one companions of grace with me, even in my bonds as I defend, and establish the gospel.

Philippians 1:17

The other part of love, because they see that I am set to defend the gospel.

2 Timothy 4:16

At my first answering for myself, no man assisted me, but all forsook me. I pray God, that it may not be laid to their charges:

1 Peter 3:15

but sanctify the Lord God in your hearts. Be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you, and that with meekness and fear:

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