Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

And he defending himself with these things, Festus said with a loud voice, Paul, you rave! Your many letters turn you to insanity.

New American Standard Bible

While Paul was saying this in his defense, Festus *said in a loud voice, “Paul, you are out of your mind! Your great learning is driving you mad.”

King James Version

And as he thus spake for himself, Festus said with a loud voice, Paul, thou art beside thyself; much learning doth make thee mad.

Holman Bible

As he was making his defense this way, Festus exclaimed in a loud voice, “You’re out of your mind, Paul! Too much study is driving you mad!”

International Standard Version

As he continued his defense, Festus shouted, "You're out of your mind, Paul! Too much education is driving you crazy!"

A Conservative Version

And while he made a defense by these things, Festus said in a loud voice, Paul, thou are mad. Much scholarship is driving thee into madness.

American Standard Version

And as he thus made his defense, Festus saith with a loud voice, Paul, thou art mad; thy much learning is turning thee mad.

Amplified

While Paul was making this defense, Festus said loudly, “Paul, you are out of your mind! Your great education is turning you toward madness.”

An Understandable Version

As Paul made his defense in this way, Festus said to him loudly, "Paul, you are crazy. All your education is driving you insane."

Anderson New Testament

And as he spoke these things in his defense, Festus said, with a loud voice; Paul, you are mad; much learning drives you to madness.

Bible in Basic English

And when he made his answer in these words, Festus said in a loud voice, Paul, you are off your head; your great learning has made you unbalanced.

Common New Testament

And as he was saying this in his defense, Festus said in a loud voice, "Paul, you are out of your mind! Your great learning is driving you mad."

Daniel Mace New Testament

As he was thus making his defence, Festus broke out into this exclamation, "Paul, you are mad: much study has turn'd your brain."

Darby Translation

And as he answered for his defence with these things, Festus says with a loud voice, Thou art mad, Paul; much learning turns thee to madness.

Godbey New Testament

And he making his defence to these things, Festus says with a loud voice, O Paul, thou art beside thyself; many writings turned thee into insanity.

Goodspeed New Testament

As he said this in his defense, Festus called out, "You are raving, Paul! Your great learning is driving you mad!"

John Wesley New Testament

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.

Julia Smith Translation

And he defending himself by these, Festus said with a great voice, Thou art frenzied, Paul; many letters turn thee to madness.

King James 2000

And as he thus spoke for himself, Festus said with a loud voice, Paul, you are beside yourself; much learning does make you mad.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And [as] he was saying these things in his defense, Festus said with a loud voice, "You are out of your mind, Paul! [Your] great learning {is driving} you {insane}!"

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

Moffatt New Testament

When he brought this forward in his defence, Festus called out, "Paul, you are quite mad! Your great learning is driving you insane."

Montgomery New Testament

As Paul thus made his defense, Festus exclaimed in a loud voice. "Paul, you are raving mad; your great learning is driving you mad."

NET Bible

As Paul was saying these things in his defense, Festus exclaimed loudly, "You have lost your mind, Paul! Your great learning is driving you insane!"

New Heart English Bible

As he thus made his defense, Festus said with a loud voice, "Paul, you are crazy. Your great learning is driving you insane."

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

And when Paul had said these words, Festus said with a loud voice, You are mad, Paul; much learning has driven you to madness.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, as he was saying these things in his defence, Festus, with a loud voice, saith - Thou art raving, Paul! Thy great learning, is turning thee round unto, raving madness.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

As thus he was proceeding in his defence, Festus with a loud voice said, Paul, thou art raving; much reading hath driven thee to madness.

Twentieth Century New Testament

While Paul was making this defense, Festus called out loudly: "You are mad, Paul; your great learning is driving you mad."

Webster

And as he was thus speaking for himself, Festus said with a loud voice, Paul, thou art beside thyself; much learning doth make thee insane.

Weymouth New Testament

As Paul thus made his defence, Festus exclaimed in a loud voice, "You are raving mad, Paul; and great learning is driving you mad."

Williams New Testament

As Paul continued to make his defense, Festus shouted aloud, "You are going crazy, Paul! That great learning of yours is driving you crazy!"

World English Bible

As he thus made his defense, Festus said with a loud voice, "Paul, you are crazy! Your great learning is driving you insane!"

Worrell New Testament

And, as he was saying these things in defense, Festus says with a loud voice, "Paul, you are mad! your much learning is turning you mad!"

Worsley New Testament

And as he was saying these things in his defence, Festus said with a loud voice, Paul, thou art beside thyself: much learning turns thy brain.

Youngs Literal Translation

And, he thus making a defence, Festus with a loud voice said, 'Thou art mad, Paul; much learning doth turn thee mad;'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

as he

Usage: 0

ταῦτα 
Tauta 
Usage: 188

ἀπολογέομαι 
Apologeomai 
Usage: 8

Φῆστος 
Phestos 
Usage: 13

φημί 
Phemi 
Usage: 54

with a loud
μέγας 
megas 
Usage: 167

φωνή 
Phone 
Usage: 128

Παῦλος 
Paulos 
Usage: 162

μαίνομαι 
Mainomai 
be mad, be beside self
Usage: 5

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

γράμμα 
Gramma 
Usage: 12

περιτρέπω 
Peritrepo 
Usage: 1

σέ 
Se 
thee, thou, thy house, not tr
Usage: 110

References

Context Readings

Not Quite Persuaded

23 whether the Christ was liable to suffer, whether first by a resurrection of the dead He was going to proclaim light to the people and to the nations. 24 And he defending himself with these things, Festus said with a loud voice, Paul, you rave! Your many letters turn you to insanity. 25 But he said, Not to insanity, most noble Festus, but I speak words of truth and sanity.



Cross References

1 Corinthians 4:10

We are fools for Christ's sake, but you are wise in Christ. We are weak, but you are strong. You are honorable, but we are despised.

2 Kings 9:11

And Jehu went out to the servants of his lord. And one said to him, Well? Why did this mad man come to you? And he said to them, You know the man and what he had to say.

Jeremiah 29:26

Jehovah has made you priest instead of Jehoiada the priest, to be officers in the house of Jehovah, over every madman who prophesies, that you should put him into the stocks and into the collar.

Mark 3:21

And hearing, those with Him went out to take hold of Him; for they said, He is insane.

Acts 17:32

And hearing of a resurrection of the dead, some indeed mocked; and others said, We will hear you again concerning this.

1 Corinthians 1:23

but we preach Christ crucified, to the Jews a stumbling block, and to the Greeks foolishness.

Hosea 9:7

The days of her judgment have come; the days of vengeance have come; Israel shall know it. The prophet is a fool, the spiritual man is insane, because of the greatness of your iniquity and the great hatred.

John 7:15

And the Jews marveled, saying, How does this man know letters, not being taught?

John 8:48

Then the Jews answered and said to Him, Do we not say well that you are a Samaritan and have a demon?

John 8:52

Then the Jews said to Him, Now we know that you have a demon. Abraham and the prophets are dead, and you say, If a man keeps my Word, he shall never taste of death.

John 10:20-21

And many of them said, He has a demon and is insane. Why do you hear him?

Acts 22:1

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

Acts 24:25

And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and the Judgment to come, Felix trembled and answered, Go for this time, but taking time later, I will call for you.

Acts 25:19-20

but they had certain questions about their own demon-worship, and about a certain Jesus dying, whom Paul affirmed to be alive.

Acts 26:11

And I punished them often in every synagogue; I compelled them to blaspheme; and being exceedingly furious against them, I persecuted them even to the outside cities.

1 Corinthians 2:13-14

These things we also speak, not in words which man's wisdom teaches, but which the Holy Spirit teaches, comparing spiritual things with spiritual.

2 Corinthians 5:13

For if we are out of our mind, it is to God; or if we are in our senses, it is for you.

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