Parallel Verses

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;

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 judge [for yourselves];

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.

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 And they called them and commanded them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus. 19 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; 20 For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.



Cross References

Acts 5:29

Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We must persuade God rather than men.

Exodus 1:17

But the midwives feared God and did not do as the king of Egypt commanded them but gave the men children their lives.

Daniel 3:18

But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not worship thy god, nor honour the statue which thou hast raised up.

1 Kings 12:30

And this became an occasion for sin, for the people went to worship before the one, even unto Dan.

1 Kings 14:16

And he shall give Israel up because of the sins of Jeroboam, who sinned and who has made Israel sin.

1 Kings 21:11

And the men of his city, even the elders and the nobles who were the inhabitants in his city, did as Jezebel had sent unto them and as it was written in the letters which she had sent unto them.

1 Kings 22:14

And Micaiah said, As the LORD lives, all that the LORD says unto me, that will I speak.

2 Kings 16:15

And King Ahaz commanded Urijah, the priest, saying, Upon the great altar burn the morning burnt offering and the evening present and the king's burnt sacrifice and his present, and likewise the burnt offering of all the people of the land and their present and their drink offerings, and sprinkle upon it all the blood of the burnt offering and all the blood of the sacrifice; and the brasen altar shall be mine to enquire by.

2 Chronicles 26:16-20

But when he was strengthened, his heart lifted itself up unto corruption, for he rebelled against the LORD his God, entering into the temple of the LORD to burn incense upon the altar of incense.

Psalm 58:1

Do ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of Adam?

Daniel 6:10

Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he entered into his house; and with the windows open toward Jerusalem in his dining chamber, he knelt three times a day and prayed and gave thanks before his God as he was used to doing before.

Hosea 5:11

Ephraim is oppressed and broken in judgment because he wanted to walk after commandments.

Amos 7:16

Now therefore hear thou the word of the LORD: Thou sayest, Do not prophesy against Israel and do not drop thy word against the house of Isaac.

Micah 6:16

For the statutes of Omri have been kept and all the works of the house of Ahab, and ye have walked in their counsels that I should make thee a desolation, and the inhabitants thereof a hissing: therefore ye shall bear the reproach of my people.

Matthew 22:21

They say unto him, Caesar's. Then said he unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's and unto God the things that are God's.

John 7:24

Judge not according to the appearance, but judge with righteous judgment.

1 Corinthians 10:15

I speak as to wise men; judge ye what I say.

2 Corinthians 4:2

but remove from ourselves every hidden shameful thing, not walking in craftiness, nor adulterating the word of God, but in the manifestation of the truth, commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.

Ephesians 6:1

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

1 Timothy 2:3

For this is good and pleasing in the sight of God our Saviour,

Hebrews 11:23

By faith Moses, when he was born, was hid three months by his parents because they saw he was a beautiful child, and they were not afraid of the king's commandment.

James 2:4

Are ye not then judging in yourselves and are become judges of evil thoughts?

Revelation 13:3-10

And I saw one of its heads as it were wounded to death; and its deadly wound was healed; and all the earth marveled, and followed the beast.

Revelation 14:9-12

And the third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, If anyone worships the beast and its image and receives the mark in his forehead or in his hand,

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