Parallel Verses

John Wesley New Testament

Men, brethren, and fathers, hear ye now my defence 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."

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.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Ye men, brethren, and fathers, hear mine answer which I make unto 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 Men, brethren, and fathers, hear ye now my defence unto you. 2 (And when they heard that he addressed them in the Hebrew tongue, they kept the more silence:



Cross References

Acts 7:2

The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham, being in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Haran, And said to him,

Luke 12:11

But when they bring you to the synagogues and to magistrates and powers,

Luke 21:14

Settle it therefore in your hearts, not to premeditate what to answer. For I will give you a mouth and wisdom,

Acts 13:26

Men, brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and those among you who fear God, to you is the word of this salvation sent.

Acts 19:33

And they thrust Alexander forward from among the multitude, the Jews pushing him on; and Alexander, waving with his hand, would have made a defence to the people.

Acts 23:1

And Paul earnestly beholding the council, said, Men and brethren, I have lived in all good conscience before God till this day.

Acts 23:6

But Paul perceiving, that the one part were Saducees, and the other Pharisees, cried out in the council, Men and brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee; for the hope of the resurrection of the dead am I called in question.

Acts 24:10

Then Paul, after the governor had made a sign to him to speak, answered, Knowing thou hast been for several years a judge to this nation, I the more chearfully answer for myself:

Acts 25:8

While he answered for himself, Neither against the law of the Jews, nor against the temple, nor against Cesar have I offended at all.

Acts 25:16

To whom I answered, It is not the custom of the Romans, to give up any man, till he that is accused have the accusers face to face, and have liberty to make his defence, touching the crime laid to his charge.

Acts 26:1-2

Then Agrippa said to Paul, It is permitted thee to speak for thyself.

Acts 26:24

And as he was thus making his defence, Festus said with a loud voice, Paul, thou art beside thyself, much learning doth make thee mad.

Acts 28:17

And after three days, Paul called the chief of the Jews together. And when they were come together, he said to them, Brethren, though I have done nothing against the people, or the customs of our fathers, yet have I been delivered a prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans:

Romans 2:15

Who shew the work of the law written upon their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts among themselves accusing or even defending them,

1 Corinthians 9:3

My answer to them who examine me is this.

2 Corinthians 7:11

For behold, this very thing, that ye sorrowed after a godly manner, what diligence it wrought in you, yea, what clearing of yourselves, yea, what indignation, yea, what fear, yea, what vehement desire, yea, what zeal, yea, what revenge? In all things ye have approved yourselves to be pure in this matter.

2 Corinthians 12:19

Think ye that we again excuse ourselves to you? We speak before God in Christ, and all things, beloved, for your edification.

Philippians 1:7

As it is right for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart, who were all partakers of my grace, both in my bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel.

Philippians 1:17

But the others out of love, knowing that I am set for the defence of the gospel.

2 Timothy 4:16

At my first defence no man was with me, but all forsook me: may it not be laid to their charge?

1 Peter 3:15

And be always ready to give an answer to every one that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear:

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