Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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."

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 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, 20 for we can't help telling the things which we saw and heard." 21 When they had further threatened them, they let them go, finding no way to punish them, because of the people; for everyone glorified God for that which was done.



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

That which was from the beginning, that which we have heard, that which we have seen with our eyes, that which we saw, and our hands touched, concerning the Word of life

Numbers 22:38

Balaam said to Balak, "Behold, I have come to you: have I now any power at all to speak anything? The word that God puts in my mouth, that shall I speak."

Numbers 23:20

Behold, I have received a command to bless. He has blessed, and I can't reverse it.

2 Samuel 23:2

"The Spirit of Yahweh spoke by me. 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 Yahweh said to me, "Don't say, 'I am a child;' for to whoever I shall send you, you shall go, and whatever I shall command you, you shall speak.

Jeremiah 1:17-19

"You therefore put your belt on your waist, arise, and speak to them all that I command you. Don't be dismayed at them, lest I dismay you before them.

Jeremiah 4:19

My anguish, my anguish! I am pained at my very heart; my heart is disquieted in me; I can't hold my peace; because you have heard, O my soul, the sound of the trumpet, the alarm of war.

Jeremiah 6:11

Therefore I am full of the wrath of Yahweh. I am weary with holding in. "Pour it out on the children in the street, and on the assembly of young men together; for even the husband with the wife shall be taken, the aged with him who is full of days.

Jeremiah 20:9

If I say, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name, then there is in my heart as it were a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I am weary with forbearing, and I can't [contain].

Ezekiel 3:11

Go to them of the captivity, to the children of your people, and speak to them, and tell them, Thus says the Lord Yahweh; whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear.

Ezekiel 3:14-21

So the Spirit lifted me up, and took me away; and I went in bitterness, in the heat of my spirit; and the hand of Yahweh was strong on me.

Micah 3:8

But as for me, I am full of power by the Spirit of Yahweh, and of judgment, and of might, to declare to Jacob his disobedience, and to Israel his sin.

Luke 1:2

even as those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and servants of the word delivered them to us,

Acts 1:8

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you. You will be witnesses to me in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the uttermost parts of the earth."

Acts 1:22

beginning from the baptism of John, to the day that he was received up from us, of these one must become a witness with us of his resurrection."

Acts 2:4

They were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other languages, as the Spirit gave them the ability to speak.

Acts 2:32

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

Acts 3:15

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

Acts 5:32

We are His witnesses of these things; and so also is the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those who obey him."

Acts 10:39-41

We are witnesses of everything he did both in the country of the Jews, and in Jerusalem; whom they also killed, hanging him on a tree.

Acts 17:16-17

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

Acts 18:5

But when Silas and Timothy came down from Macedonia, Paul was compelled by the Spirit, testifying to the Jews that Jesus was the Christ.

1 Corinthians 9:16-17

For if I preach the Good News, I have nothing to boast about; for necessity is laid on me; but woe is to me, if I don't preach the Good News.

Hebrews 2:3-4

how will we escape if we neglect so great a salvation -- which at the first having been spoken through the Lord, was confirmed to us by those who heard;

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