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

for we, on our part, cannot stop telling [people] about 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.

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.'

Themes

Caiaphas » Peter and other disciples accused before

Christian ministers » Faithful » Apostles

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

Courage » Examples of » Christ

Courage » Instances of personal bravery » Peter and other disciples

Courageous reformers » Peter and john before the sanhedrin

Court » Accused spoke in his own defense

Duty » Pressure of » It makes the message imperative

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

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

Missionary-work by ministers » Obligations to engage in

Peter » Courage

Peter » Empowered » Enduing him with boldness and courage

Peter » Accused by the council; his defense

Power » Of testimony » Becomes irrepressible

Pressure of duty » It makes the message imperative

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

religious Testimony » Withheld special marks of true » Becomes irrepressible

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
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

we have seen
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

and

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

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Peter And John On Trial Before The Sanhedrin

19 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. 20 for we cannot stop speaking about what we have seen and heard.” 21 So when they had further threatened them, they let them go, finding no way how they might punish them because of the people, for everyone glorified God for that which was done.



Cross References

Acts 22:15

For thou shalt be his witness unto all men of what thou hast seen and heard.

1 John 1:1-3

That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life

Numbers 22:38

And Balaam said unto Balak, Behold, I am come unto thee; may I now say something? The word that God puts in my mouth, that shall I speak.

Numbers 23:20

Behold, I have received blessing; and he has blessed; and I cannot reverse it.

2 Samuel 23:2

(The Spirit of the LORD has spoken by me, and his word has been in 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 unto me, Do not say, I am a child; for thou shalt go to all that I shall send thee, and whatsoever I command thee thou shalt speak.

Jeremiah 1:17-19

Thou therefore gird up thy loins, and thou shalt arise and speak unto them all that I shall command thee; do not fear them lest I confound thee before them.

Jeremiah 4:19

My bowels, my bowels! I am pained at my very heart; my heart makes a noise in me; I cannot hold my peace because thou hast heard, O my soul, the sound of the shofar, the alarm of war.

Jeremiah 6:11

Therefore I am full of the fury of the LORD; I have worked hard to hold myself in from pouring it out upon the children in the street, and upon the assembly of young men together; for the husband with the wife shall also be taken, the aged with him that is full of days.

Jeremiah 20:9

And I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name. But he was in my heart as a burning fire and within my bones; I tried to forbear, and I could not.

Ezekiel 3:11

And go, and enter in among the captives, unto the sons of thy people, and thou shalt speak unto them, and tell them, Thus hath the Lord GOD said, They will not hear, nor forbear.

Ezekiel 3:14-21

And the Spirit lifted me up and took me away, and I went in bitterness, in the heat of my spirit; but the hand of the LORD was strong upon me.

Micah 3:8

But truly I am full of power by the Spirit of the LORD, and of judgment, and of might, to declare unto Jacob his rebellion, and to Israel his sin.

Luke 1:2

even as those who were eyewitnesses from the beginning taught us and thus were ministers of the word,

Acts 1:8

But ye shall receive the virtue of the Holy Spirit which shall come upon you, and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem and in all Judaea and in Samaria and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

Acts 1:22

beginning from the baptism of John unto that same day that he was received on high from among us, that one must be ordained to be a witness with us of his resurrection.

Acts 2:4

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

Acts 2:32

This Jesus God has raised up, of whom we all are witnesses.

Acts 3:15

and killed the Author of life, whom God has raised from the dead, of which we are witnesses.

Acts 5:32

And we are his witnesses of these things, and so is also the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those that persuade him.

Acts 10:39-41

And we are witnesses of all things which he did both in the land of Judea and in Jerusalem, whom they slew hanging him on a tree.

Acts 17:16-17

Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred in him when he saw the city completely given over to idolatry.

Acts 18:5

And when Silas and Timothy were come from Macedonia, Paul was impressed by the Spirit and testified to the Jews that Jesus was the Christ.

1 Corinthians 9:16-17

For though I preach the gospel, I have no reason to glory, for it is an obligation laid upon me; for woe is me, if I do not preach the gospel!

Hebrews 2:3-4

how shall we escape, if we belittle such great saving health? Which, having begun to be published by the Lord, has been confirmed unto us by those that heard him,

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