Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

for we cannot stop speaking about what we have seen and heard."

King James Version

For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.

Holman Bible

for we are unable to stop speaking about what we have seen and heard."

International Standard Version

for we cannot stop talking about what we've seen and heard."

A Conservative Version

For we are not able not to speak what we saw and heard.

American Standard Version

for we cannot but speak the things which we saw and heard.

Amplified

But we [ourselves] cannot help telling what we have seen and heard.

An Understandable Version

we cannot help but speak about the things we have seen and heard."

Anderson New Testament

For we can not but speak the things that we have seen and heard.

Bible in Basic English

For it is not possible for us to keep from saying what we have seen and have knowledge of.

Common New Testament

for we cannot stop speaking about what we have seen and heard."

Daniel Mace New Testament

for we cannot avoid publishing what we have seen and heard.

Darby Translation

for as for us we cannot refrain from speaking of the things which we have seen and heard.

Godbey New Testament

for we are not able not to speak those things which we have seen and heard.

Goodspeed New Testament

for we cannot help telling of what we have seen and heard."

John Wesley New Testament

For we cannot but speak the things, which we have seen and heard.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.

Julia Smith Translation

For we cannot, the things we have seen and heard, not speak.

King James 2000

For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For we are not able to refrain from speaking about [the things] that we have seen and heard."

Modern King James verseion

For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For we cannot but speak that which we have seen and heard."

Moffatt New Testament

Certainly we cannot give up speaking of what we have seen and heard."

Montgomery New Testament

but for our part, we cannot help speaking about what we have seen and heard."

NET Bible

for it is impossible for us not to speak about what we have seen and heard."

New Heart English Bible

for we cannot help telling the things which we saw and heard."

Noyes New Testament

For we cannot but speak the things which we saw and heard.

Sawyer New Testament

for we cannot but tell what we have seen and heard.

The Emphasized Bible

For, we, cannot but be speaking the things which we have seen and heard.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For we cannot refrain from speaking the things which we have seen and heard.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Judge for yourselves, for we cannot help speaking of what we have seen and heard."

Webster

For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.

Weymouth New Testament

As for us, what we have seen and heard we cannot help speaking about."

Williams New Testament

for we cannot keep from telling what we have seen and heard."

World English Bible

for we can't help telling the things which we saw and heard."

Worrell New Testament

for we cannot but speak the things which we saw and heard."

Worsley New Testament

for we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.

Youngs Literal Translation

for we cannot but speak what we did see and hear.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

we
ἡμεῖς 
hemeis 
we, us, we ourselves
Usage: 120

οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

but
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

and

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

References

Context Readings

Peter And John On Trial Before The Sanhedrin

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 stop speaking about what we have seen and heard." 21 When they had threatened them further, they let them go (finding no basis on which to punish them) on account of the people, because they were all glorifying God for what had happened;



Cross References

Acts 22:15

'For you will be a witness for Him to all men of what you have seen and heard.

1 John 1:1-3

What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and touched with our hands, concerning the Word of Life--

Numbers 22:38

So Balaam said to Balak, "Behold, I have come now to you! Am I able to speak anything at all? The word that God puts in my mouth, that I shall speak."

Numbers 23:20

"Behold, I have received a command to bless; When He has blessed, then I cannot revoke it.

2 Samuel 23:2

"The Spirit of the LORD spoke by me, And His word was on my tongue.

Job 32:18-20

"For I am full of words; The spirit within me constrains me.

Jeremiah 1:7

But the LORD said to me, "Do not say, 'I am a youth,' Because everywhere I send you, you shall go, And all that I command you, you shall speak.

Jeremiah 1:17-19

"Now, gird up your loins and arise, and speak to them all which I command you Do not be dismayed before them, or I will dismay you before them.

Jeremiah 4:19

My soul, my soul! I am in anguish! Oh, my heart! My heart is pounding in me; I cannot be silent, Because you have heard, O my soul, The sound of the trumpet, The alarm of war.

Jeremiah 6:11

But I am full of the wrath of the LORD; I am weary with holding it in "Pour it out on the children in the street And on the gathering of young men together; For both husband and wife shall be taken, The aged and the very old.

Jeremiah 20:9

But if I say, "I will not remember Him Or speak anymore in His name," Then in my heart it becomes like a burning fire Shut up in my bones; And I am weary of holding it in, And I cannot endure it.

Ezekiel 3:11

"Go to the exiles, to the sons of your people, and speak to them and tell them, whether they listen or not, 'Thus says the Lord GOD.'"

Ezekiel 3:14-21

So the Spirit lifted me up and took me away; and I went embittered in the rage of my spirit, and the hand of the LORD was strong on me.

Micah 3:8

On the other hand I am filled with power-- With the Spirit of the LORD-- And with justice and courage To make known to Jacob his rebellious act, Even to Israel his sin.

Luke 1:2

just as they were handed down to us by those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and servants of the word,

Acts 1:8

but you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth."

Acts 1:22

beginning with the baptism of John until the day that He was taken up from us--one of these must become a witness with us of His resurrection."

Acts 2:4

And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit was giving them utterance.

Acts 2:32

"This Jesus God raised up again, to which we are all witnesses.

Acts 3:15

but put to death the Prince of life, the one whom God raised from the dead, a fact to which we are witnesses.

Acts 5:32

"And we are witnesses of these things; and so is the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those who obey Him."

Acts 10:39-41

"We are witnesses of all the things He did both in the land of the Jews and in Jerusalem They also put Him to death by hanging Him on a cross.

Acts 17:16-17

Now while Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his spirit was being provoked within him as he was observing the city full of idols.

Acts 18:5

But when Silas and Timothy came down from Macedonia, Paul began devoting himself completely to the word, solemnly testifying to the Jews that Jesus was the Christ.

1 Corinthians 9:16-17

For if I preach the gospel, I have nothing to boast of, for I am under compulsion; for woe is me if I do not preach the gospel.

Hebrews 2:3-4

how will we escape if we neglect so great a salvation? After it was at the first spoken through the Lord, it was confirmed to us by those who heard,

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