Parallel Verses

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,

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.

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;

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

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Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Peter And John On Trial Before The Sanhedrin

18 So they called Peter and John back in and ordered them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus. 19 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, 20 for we cannot stop talking about what we've seen and heard."



Cross References

Acts 5:29

But Peter and the apostles answered, "We must obey God rather than men!

Exodus 1:17

But the midwives feared God and didn't do what the king of Egypt told them. Instead, they let the boys live.

Daniel 3:18

But if not, rest assured, your majesty, that we won't serve your gods, and we won't worship the golden statue that you have set up."

1 Kings 12:30

Doing this was sinful, because the people traveled as far as Dan to appear before one of their idols.

1 Kings 14:16

He will give up Israel because of Jeroboam's sins that he committed and by which Jeroboam caused Israel to sin."

1 Kings 21:11

So the leading men of the city, along with the elders and nobles who lived there, did precisely what Jezebel had directed them to do. They followed the instructions that she had set forth in the memos:

1 Kings 22:14

"As the LORD lives," Micaiah replied, "I'll say what my God tells me to say."

2 Kings 16:15

and issued these orders to Uriah the priest: "Burn the morning burnt offering, the evening grain offering, the king's burnt offering and grain offering, the whole burnt offering, the grain offering, and the drink offering on behalf of all the people of the land on the large altar. And sprinkle all the blood from the burnt offering and from the sacrifice. But I will use the bronze altar to ask God questions."

2 Chronicles 26:16-20

But after he had become strong, in his arrogance he acted corruptly and became unfaithful to the LORD his God, and he dared to enter the LORD's Temple to burn incense on the incense altar.

Psalm 58:1

How is it that by remaining silent you can speak righteously? How can you judge people fairly?

Daniel 6:10

When Daniel learned that the written document had been signed, he went to an upstairs room in his house that had windows opened facing Jerusalem. Three times a day he would kneel down, pray, and give thanks to his God, just as he had previously done.

Hosea 5:11

Ephraim is crushed, broken by judgment, because he willingly pursued idols.

Amos 7:16

"Very well then, hear this message from the LORD: "You are saying, "Don't prophesy against Israel, and don't preach against the house of Isaac."

Micah 6:16

You keep Omri's statutes and observe the customs of the house of Ahab. Because you live according to their advice, I'll make you desolate and turn your inhabitants into an object of scorn. Therefore you will bear the shame of my people."

Matthew 22:21

They told him, "Caesar's." So he told them, "Then give back to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's."

John 7:24

Stop judging by appearances, but judge with righteous judgment!"

1 Corinthians 10:15

I am talking to sensible people. Apply what I am saying to yourselves.

2 Corinthians 4:2

Instead, we have renounced secret and shameful ways. We do not use trickery or pervert God's word. By clear statements of the truth we commend ourselves to everyone's conscience before God.

Ephesians 6:1

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is the right thing to do.

1 Timothy 2:3

This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior,

Hebrews 11:23

By faith Moses was hidden by his parents for three months after he was born, because they saw that he was a beautiful child and were not afraid of the king's order.

James 2:4

then you will have made false distinctions among yourselves and will have judged from evil motives, will you not?

Revelation 13:3-10

One of the beast's heads looked like it had sustained a mortal wound, but its fatal wound was healed. Rapt with amazement, the whole world followed the beast.

Revelation 14:9-12

Then another angel, a third one, followed them, saying in a loud voice, "Whoever worships the beast and its image and receives a mark on his forehead or his hand

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