Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Then they bribed men, who said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against God.

New American Standard Bible

Then they secretly induced men to say, “We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and against God.”

King James Version

Then they suborned men, which said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against God.

Holman Bible

Then they persuaded some men to say, “We heard him speaking blasphemous words against Moses and God!”

International Standard Version

So they secretly got some men to say, "We have heard him speaking blasphemous words against Moses and God."

A Conservative Version

Then they instigated men who said, We have heard him speaking blasphemous sayings against Moses and God.

American Standard Version

Then they suborned men, who said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against God.

Amplified

Then [to attack him another way] they secretly instructed men to say, “We have heard this man [Stephen] speak blasphemous (slanderous, sacrilegious, abusive) words against Moses and against God.”

An Understandable Version

Then they enlisted men to say [i.e., to testify falsely against Stephen, verse 13], "We heard him criticizing Moses and [even] God."

Anderson New Testament

Then they instigated men to say: We have heard him speak impious words against Moses, and against God.

Bible in Basic English

Then they got men to say, He has said evil against Moses and against God, in our hearing.

Common New Testament

Then they secretly induced men to say, "We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and against God."

Daniel Mace New Testament

they suborned men, who said, we have heard him speak irreverently of Moses, and of God.

Darby Translation

Then they suborned men, saying, We have heard him speaking blasphemous words against Moses and God.

Godbey New Testament

Then they bribed men, saying, that we have heard him speaking words blasphemous against Moses and God.

Goodspeed New Testament

So they instigated people to say, "We have heard him use abusive language about Moses and about God."

John Wesley New Testament

Then they suborned men who said, We have heard him speaking blasphemous words against Moses and against God.

Julia Smith Translation

Then they put under men, saying, That we have heard him speaking defaming words against Moses, and God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then they secretly instigated men who said, "We have heard him speaking blasphemous words against Moses and God!"

Modern King James verseion

And they induced men to be saying, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then sent they in men which said, "We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against God,"

Moffatt New Testament

They then instigated people to say, "We have heard him talking blasphemy against Moses and God."

Montgomery New Testament

Then they instigated some to say, "We have heard him speaking blasphemy against Moses and against God;" and in this way they excited the people.

NET Bible

Then they secretly instigated some men to say, "We have heard this man speaking blasphemous words against Moses and God."

New Heart English Bible

Then they secretly induced men to say, "We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and God."

Noyes New Testament

Then they suborned men, who said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and God.

Sawyer New Testament

Then they bribed men who said, We heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and God.

The Emphasized Bible

Then, they set on men who were saying - We have heard him speaking profane things against Moses and God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then they suborned men to say, We heard him speak blasphemous things against Moses, and against God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Then they induced some men to assert that they had heard Stephen saying blasphemous things against Moses, and against God;

Webster

Then they suborned men, who said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against God.

Weymouth New Testament

Then they privately put forward men who declared, "We have heard him speak blasphemous things against Moses and against God."

Williams New Testament

So they instigated men to say, "We have heard him speaking abusive words against Moses and God."

World English Bible

Then they secretly induced men to say, "We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and God."

Worrell New Testament

Then they suborned men, who said, "We have heard him speaking blasphemous words against Moses and against God."

Worsley New Testament

Then they suborned men to say, we heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and against God.

Youngs Literal Translation

then they suborned men, saying -- 'We have heard him speaking evil sayings in regard to Moses and God.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
τότε 
Tote 
then, that time, when, not tr
Usage: 105

ὑποβάλλω 
Hupoballo 
Usage: 1

men
ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

We have heard
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

him

Usage: 0

λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

βλάσφημος 
Blasphemos 
Usage: 5

ῥῆμα 
Rhema 
word, saying, thing, no thing Trans, not tr
Usage: 57

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

Μωσεύς Μωσῆς Μωΰσῆς 
Moseus 
Usage: 60

and

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

References

American

Fausets

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Stephen Arrested

10 And they were not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit by which he spoke. 11 Then they bribed men, who said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against God. 12 And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and came upon him, and caught him, and brought him to the council,


Cross References

Matthew 26:59-60

Now the chief priests, and elders, and all the council, sought false witness against Jesus, to put him to death;

Leviticus 24:16

And he that blasphemes the name of the LORD, he shall surely be put to death, and all the congregation shall certainly stone him: as well the stranger, as he that is born in the land, when he blasphemes the name of the LORD, shall be put to death.

1 Kings 21:10-13

And set two men, sons of Belial, before him, to bear witness against him, saying, You did blaspheme God and the king. And then carry him out, and stone him, that he may die.

Matthew 28:12-15

And when they were assembled with the elders, and had taken counsel, they gave much money unto the soldiers,

John 1:17

For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

John 5:45-47

Do not think that I will accuse you to the Father: there is one that accuses you, even Moses, in whom you trust.

John 9:29

We know that God spoke unto Moses: as for this fellow, we know not from where he is.

John 10:33-36

The Jews answered him, saying, For a good work we stone you not; but for blasphemy; and because that you, being a man, make yourself God.

John 16:3

And these things will they do unto you, because they have not known the Father, nor me.

Acts 6:13

And set up false witnesses, who said, This man ceases not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law:

Acts 7:37-39

This is that Moses, who said unto the children of Israel, A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me; him shall you hear.

Acts 15:21

For Moses of old time has in every city them that preach him, being read in the synagogues every sabbath day.

Acts 18:6

And when they opposed themselves, and blasphemed, he shook his clothes, and said unto them, Your blood be upon your own heads; I am clean: from henceforth I will go unto the Gentiles.

Acts 21:20-22

And when they heard it, they glorified the Lord, and said unto him, You see, brother, how many thousands of Jews there are who believe; and they are all zealous of the law:

Acts 21:28

Crying out, Men of Israel, help: This is the man, that teaches all men everywhere against the people, and the law, and this place: and further brought Greeks also into the temple, and has polluted this holy place.

Acts 23:12-15

And when it was day, certain of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul.

Acts 24:1-13

And after five days Ananias the high priest descended with the elders, and with a certain orator named Tertullus, who informed the governor against Paul.

Acts 25:3

And desired a favor from him, that he would send for him to Jerusalem, plotting to kill him along the way.

Acts 25:7

And when he was come, the Jews who came down from Jerusalem stood round about, and laid many serious complaints against Paul, which they could not prove.

Acts 26:11

And I punished them often in every synagogue, and compelled them to blaspheme; and being exceedingly mad against them, I persecuted them even unto foreign cities.

Romans 3:8

And not rather, (as we are slanderously reported, and as some affirm that we say,) Let us do evil, that good may come? whose condemnation is just.

1 Timothy 1:13

Who was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and insolent: but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.

Hebrews 3:2-5

Who was faithful to him that appointed him, as also Moses was faithful in all his house.

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