Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

but if it is of God, ye will not be able to overthrow them; lest haply ye be found even to be fighting against God.

New American Standard Bible

but if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them; or else you may even be found fighting against God.”

King James Version

But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.

Holman Bible

but if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them. You may even be found fighting against God.” So they were persuaded by him.

International Standard Version

However, if it's from God, you won't be able to stop them, and you may even discover that you are fighting against God!"

A Conservative Version

but if it is from God, ye cannot overthrow it, and perhaps ye may be found to be fighting against God.

Amplified

but if it is of God [and it appears that it is], you will not be able to stop them; or else you may even be found fighting against God!”

An Understandable Version

but if [it happens to be] of God, you will not be able to defeat them. And [if you try to], you may [actually] be fighting against [the work of] God."

Anderson New Testament

but if it is of God, you can not bring it to an end: and take heed, lest you be found fighting also against God.

Bible in Basic English

But if it is of God, you will not be able to overcome them, and you are in danger of fighting against God.

Common New Testament

but if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them; or else you may even be found fighting against God."

Daniel Mace New Testament

you cannot defeat it; perhaps you may be found warring against heaven." To him they agreed: and

Darby Translation

but if it be from God, ye will not be able to put them down, lest ye be found also fighters against God.

Godbey New Testament

but if it be of God, you will not be able to destroy them, lest perchance you may also be found fighting against God.

Goodspeed New Testament

but if it is from God, you will not be able to stop it. You may actually find yourselves fighting God!"

John Wesley New Testament

But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it, and take heed lest ye be found even fighting against God.

Julia Smith Translation

And if it is of God, ye cannot destroy it; lest ye also be found contenders against God.

King James 2000

But if it be of God, you cannot overthrow it; lest perhaps you be found even to fight against God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But if it is from God, you will not be able to overthrow them, lest you even be found fighting against God." So they were persuaded by him.

Modern King James verseion

But if it is of God, you cannot overthrow it, lest perhaps you be found even to fight against God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

but and if it be of God, ye cannot destroy it, lest haply ye be found to strive against God."

Moffatt New Testament

whereas, if it really springs from God, you will be unable to put them down. You may even find yourselves fighting God!"

Montgomery New Testament

"but if it is from God, you cannot put it down; you may even find yourselves fighting against God."

NET Bible

but if it is from God, you will not be able to stop them, or you may even be found fighting against God." He convinced them,

New Heart English Bible

But if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them, and you would be found even to be fighting against God."

Noyes New Testament

but if it be of God, ye will not be able to overthrow them; lest haply ye be found also fighting against God.

Sawyer New Testament

but if it is from God, you cannot destroy them; lest you be found at some time to be fighting against God.

The Emphasized Bible

But, if it is, of God, ye will not be able to overthrow them: lest once, even fighters against God, ye be found.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

but if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; and in that case would be found fighters against God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But, if they are of divine origin, you will be powerless to put an end to them--or else you may find yourselves fighting against God!"

Webster

But if it is from God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.

Weymouth New Testament

But if it is really from God, you will be powerless to put them down--lest perhaps you find yourselves to be actually fighting against God."

Williams New Testament

but if it has its origin in God, you can never stop it. It is to be feared that you may find yourselves fighting God."

World English Bible

But if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow it, and you would be found even to be fighting against God!"

Worrell New Testament

but, if it be of God, ye will not be able to overthrow them; lest perhaps ye be found even fighting against God."

Worsley New Testament

but if it be of God, ye cannot defeat it, least ye be found fighting even against God.

Youngs Literal Translation

and if it be of God, ye are not able to overthrow it, lest perhaps also ye be found fighting against God.'

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

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

it be
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

καταλύω 
Kataluo 
Usage: 12

it

Usage: 0

μήποτε μήποτε 
mepote 
lest, lest at any time, whether or not, lest haply , if peradventure, no ... not at all, not tr
Usage: 12

ye be found
εὑρίσκω 
heurisko 
find,
Usage: 130


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

References

Context Readings

Gamaliel's Advice

38 And now I say unto you, Refrain from these men, and let them alone: for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will be overthrown: 39 but if it is of God, ye will not be able to overthrow them; lest haply ye be found even to be fighting against God. 40 And to him they agreed: and when they had called the apostles unto them, they beat them and charged them not to speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go.



Cross References

Proverbs 21:30

There is no wisdom nor understanding Nor counsel against Jehovah.

Acts 7:51

Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Spirit: as your fathers did, so do ye.

Acts 11:17

If then God gave unto them the like gift as he did also unto us, when we believed on the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I, that I could withstand God?

Genesis 24:50

Then Laban and Bethuel answered and said, The thing proceedeth from Jehovah. We cannot speak unto thee bad or good.

Exodus 10:3-7

And Moses and Aaron went in unto Pharaoh, and said unto him, Thus saith Jehovah, the God of the Hebrews, How long wilt thou refuse to humble thyself before me? let my people go, that they may serve me.

2 Samuel 5:2

In times past, when Saul was king over us, it was thou that leddest out and broughtest in Israel: and Jehovah said to thee, Thou shalt be shepherd of my people Israel, and thou shalt be prince over Israel.

1 Kings 12:24

Thus saith Jehovah, Ye shall not go up, nor fight against your brethren the children of Israel: return every man to his house; for this thing is of me. So they hearkened unto the word of Jehovah, and returned and went their way, according to the word of Jehovah.

2 Kings 19:22

Whom hast thou defied and blasphemed? and against whom hast thou exalted thy voice and lifted up thine eyes on high? even against the Holy One of Israel.

Job 15:25-27

Because he hath stretched out his hand against God, And behaveth himself proudly against the Almighty;

Job 34:29

When he giveth quietness, who then can condemn? And when he hideth his face, who then can behold him? Alike whether it be done unto a nation, or unto a man:

Job 40:9-14

Or hast thou an arm like God? And canst thou thunder with a voice like him?

Isaiah 43:13

Yea, since the day was I am he; and there is none that can deliver out of my hand: I will work, and who can hinder it?

Isaiah 45:9

Woe unto him that striveth with his Maker! a potsherd among the potsherds of the earth! Shall the clay say to him that fashioneth it, What makest thou? or thy work, He hath no hands?

Isaiah 46:10

declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times things that are not yet done; saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure;

Daniel 4:35

And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing; and he doeth according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth; and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou?

Matthew 16:18

And I also say unto thee, that thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it.

Luke 21:15

for I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to withstand or to gainsay.

Acts 6:10

And they were not able to withstand the wisdom and the Spirit by which he spake.

Acts 9:5

And he said, Who art thou, Lord? And he'said , I am Jesus whom thou persecutest:

Acts 23:9

And there arose a great clamor: and some of the scribes of the Pharisees part stood up, and strove, saying, We find no evil in this man: and what if a spirit hath spoken to him, or an angel?

1 Corinthians 1:25

Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

1 Corinthians 10:22

Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?

Revelation 17:12-14

And the ten horns that thou sawest are ten kings, who have received no kingdom as yet; but they receive authority as kings, with the beast, for one hour.

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