Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

But Peter and John answered them, “Whether it’s right in the sight of God for us to listen to you rather than to God, you decide;

New American Standard Bible

But Peter and John answered and said to them, "Whether it is right in the sight of God to give heed to you rather than to God, you be the judge;

King James Version

But Peter and John answered and said unto them, Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge ye.

International Standard Version

But Peter and John answered them, "You must decide whether it is right in the sight of God to listen to you rather than God,

A Conservative Version

But Peter and John having replied to them, they said, Whether it is right in the sight of God to hearken to you rather than God, judge ye.

American Standard Version

But Peter and John answered and said unto them, Whether it is right in the sight of God to hearken unto you rather than unto God, judge ye:

Amplified

But Peter and John replied to them, Whether it is right in the sight of God to listen to you and obey you rather than God, you must decide (judge).

An Understandable Version

But Peter and John replied, "You decide whether it is right before God to listen to you men or to Him;

Anderson New Testament

Bat Peter and John answering them, said: Whether it is right in the sight of God to obey you rather than God, judge you.

Bible in Basic English

But Peter and John in answer said to them, It is for you to say if it is right in the eyes of God to give attention to you more than to God:

Common New Testament

But Peter and John answered them, "Whether it is right in the sight of God to listen to you rather than to God, you must judge;

Daniel Mace New Testament

but Peter and John made answer, do you yourselves judge, whether it be right in the sight of God, to obey you rather than God.

Darby Translation

But Peter and John answering said to them, If it be righteous before God to listen to you rather than to God, judge ye;

Godbey New Testament

And Peter and John responding said to them, Whether it is right in the sight of God to hearken unto you rather than God, judge ye;

Goodspeed New Testament

But Peter and John answered them, "You must decide whether it is right in the sight of God to obey you instead of him,

John Wesley New Testament

But Peter and John answering, said to them, Whether it be righteous in the sight of God, to obey you rather than God, judge ye.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Peter and John answered and said unto them, Judge whether it is right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God.

Julia Smith Translation

And Peter and John having answered to them, said, If it is just before God to hear you rather than God, judge ye.

King James 2000

But Peter and John answered and said unto them, Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But Peter and John answered [and] said to them, "Whether it is right in the sight of God to listen to you rather than God, you decide!

Modern King James verseion

But Peter and John answered and said to them, Whether it is right before God to listen to you more than to God, you judge.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But Peter and John answered unto them and said, "Whether it be right in the sight of God to obey you more than God, judge ye.

Moffatt New Testament

But Peter and John replied, "Decide for yourselves whether it is right before God to obey you rather than God.

Montgomery New Testament

But Peter and John said in reply. "Do you decide whether in the sight of God it is right to obey you rather than God;

NET Bible

But Peter and John replied, "Whether it is right before God to obey you rather than God, you decide,

New Heart English Bible

But Peter and John answered them, "Whether it is right in the sight of God to listen to you rather than to God, judge for yourselves,

Noyes New Testament

But Peter and John answered and said to them, Whether it is right in the sight of God to hearken to you rather than to God, judge ye.

Sawyer New Testament

But Peter and John answered and said to them, Whether it is right in the sight of God to obey you rather than God, judge;

The Emphasized Bible

But, Peter and John, answering, said unto them - Whether it be right in presence of God, unto you, to be hearkening, rather than unto God, judge!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But Peter and John, answering them, said, If it be right in the sight of God to obey you rather than God, be yourselves the judges.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But Peter and John replied: "Whether it is right, in the sight of God, to listen to you rather than to him--

Webster

But Peter and John answered and said to them, Whether it is right in the sight of God to hearken to you rather than to God, judge ye.

Weymouth New Testament

But Peter and John replied, "Judge whether it is right in God's sight to listen to you instead of listening to God.

Williams New Testament

But Peter and John answered them, "You must decide whether it is right in the sight of God to obey you instead of Him,

World English Bible

But Peter and John answered them, "Whether it is right in the sight of God to listen to you rather than to God, judge for yourselves,

Worrell New Testament

But Peter and John, answering, said to them, "Whether it is right in the sight of God to hearken to you, rather than to God, judge ye;

Worsley New Testament

But Peter and John answered them, and said, Whether it be right in the sight of God to obey you rather than God, judge ye:

Youngs Literal Translation

and Peter and John answering unto them said, 'Whether it is righteous before God to hearken to you rather than to God, judge ye;

Themes

holy Boldness » Produced by » The fear of God

Caiaphas » Peter and other disciples accused before

Christian ministers » Faithful » Apostles

Conscience » Faithful » Of peter, in declaring the whole counsel of God

Courage » Instances of personal bravery » Peter and other disciples

Courage » Instances of the courage of conviction » Peter and john, in refusing to obey men, rather than God

Courageous reformers » Peter and john before the sanhedrin

Court » Accused spoke in his own defense

Government » Mosaic » Constitutes, with priests and scribes, a court for the trial of both civil and ecclesiastical causes

religious Intolerance » The jewish leaders » In persecuting the disciples

John » The apostle » Imprisoned by the rulers of the jews

Leaders » Courageous reformers, rebuke sinful rulers » Peter and john before the sanhedrin

Missionary-work by ministers » Obligations to engage in

Obedience to God » Obligations to

Peter » Courage

Peter » Empowered » Enduing him with boldness and courage

Peter » Accused by the council; his defense

Priest » Miscellaneous facts concerning » Reprove and threaten peter and john

Courageous reformers » Rebuke sinful rulers » Peter and john before the sanhedrin

Religious » Reformers courageous reformers, rebuke sinful rulers » Peter and john before the sanhedrin

Religious » Courageous reformers, rebuke sinful rulers » Peter and john before the sanhedrin

Seven » Example of steadfastness » Peter and john

Stability » Seven notable examples of » Peter and john

Steadfastness » Seven notable examples of » Peter and john

Interlinear

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

Πέτρος 
Petros 
Usage: 160

and

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

Ἰωάννης 
Ioannes 
John , John , John , John
Usage: 116

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

and said
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

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


Usage: 0

εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

it be
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

δίκαιος 
Dikaios 
Usage: 57

in the sight of
ἐνώπιον 
Enopion 
before, in the sight of, in the presence of, in sight, in presence, to, not tr
Usage: 78

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

to hearken
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

μᾶλλον 
Mallon 
more, rather, the more, better ,
Usage: 66

ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Peter And John On Trial Before The Sanhedrin

18 So they called for them and ordered them not to preach or teach at all in the name of Jesus. 19 But Peter and John answered them, “Whether it’s right in the sight of God for us to listen to you rather than to God, you decide; 20 for we are unable to stop speaking about what we have seen and heard.”



Cross References

Acts 5:29

But Peter and the apostles replied, “We must obey God rather than men.

Exodus 1:17

The Hebrew midwives, however, feared God and did not do as the king of Egypt had told them; they let the boys live.

Daniel 3:18

But even if He does not rescue us, we want you as king to know that we will not serve your gods or worship the gold statue you set up.”

1 Kings 12:30

This led to sin; the people walked in procession before one of the calves all the way to Dan.

1 Kings 14:16

He will give up Israel because of Jeroboam’s sins that he committed and caused Israel to commit.”

1 Kings 21:11

The men of his city, the elders and nobles who lived in his city, did as Jezebel had commanded them, as was written in the letters she had sent them.

1 Kings 22:14

But Micaiah said, “As the Lord lives, I will say whatever the Lord says to me.”

2 Kings 16:15

Then King Ahaz commanded Uriah the priest, “Offer on the great altar the morning burnt offering, the evening grain offering, and the king’s burnt offering and his grain offering. Also offer the burnt offering of all the people of the land, their grain offering, and their drink offerings. Sprinkle on the altar all the blood of the burnt offering and all the blood of sacrifice. The bronze altar will be for me to seek guidance.”

2 Chronicles 26:16-20

But when he became strong, he grew arrogant and it led to his own destruction. He acted unfaithfully against the Lord his God by going into the Lord’s sanctuary to burn incense on the incense altar.

Psalm 58:1

For the choir director: “Do Not Destroy.” A Davidic Miktam.Do you really speak righteously, you mighty ones?
Do you judge people fairly?

Daniel 6:10

When Daniel learned that the document had been signed, he went into his house. The windows in its upper room opened toward Jerusalem, and three times a day he got down on his knees, prayed, and gave thanks to his God, just as he had done before.

Hosea 5:11

Ephraim is oppressed, crushed in judgment,
for he is determined to follow what is worthless.

Amos 7:16

Now hear the word of the Lord. You say:Do not prophesy against Israel;
do not preach against the house of Isaac.

Micah 6:16

The statutes of Omri
and all the practices of Ahab’s house
have been observed;
you have followed their policies.
Therefore, I will make you a desolate place
and the city’s residents an object of contempt;
you will bear the scorn of My people.”

Matthew 22:21

“Caesar’s,” they said to Him.Then He said to them, “Therefore give back to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.”

John 7:24

Stop judging according to outward appearances; rather judge according to righteous judgment.”

1 Corinthians 10:15

I am speaking as to wise people. Judge for yourselves what I say.

2 Corinthians 4:2

Instead, we have renounced shameful secret things, not walking in deceit or distorting God’s message, but commending ourselves to every person’s conscience in God’s sight by an open display of the truth.

Ephesians 6:1

Children, obey your parents as you would the Lord, because this is right.

1 Timothy 2:3

This is good, and it pleases God our Savior,

Hebrews 11:23

By faith, after Moses was born, he was hidden by his parents for three months, because they saw that the child was beautiful, and they didn’t fear the king’s edict.

James 2:4

haven’t you discriminated among yourselves and become judges with evil thoughts?

Revelation 13:3-10

One of his heads appeared to be fatally wounded, but his fatal wound was healed. The whole earth was amazed and followed the beast.

Revelation 14:9-12

And a third angel followed them and spoke with a loud voice: “If anyone worships the beast and his image and receives a mark on his forehead or on his hand,

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