Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

King James 2000

Then they bribed men, who said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against 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 with which he was speaking. 11 Then they secretly instigated men who said, "We have heard him speaking blasphemous words against Moses and God!" 12 And they incited the people and the elders and the scribes, and they came up [and] seized him and brought [him] to the Sanhedrin.


Cross References

Matthew 26:59-60

Now the chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were looking for false testimony against Jesus in order that they could put him to death.

Leviticus 24:16

And he who blasphemes Yahweh's name certainly shall be put to death; the whole community certainly shall stone him. As the alien, so the native shall be put to death at blaspheming his name.

1 Kings 21:10-13

Seat two men, {scoundrels}, opposite him. Let them witness against him saying, 'You cursed God and the king.' Then you shall bring him out and stone him so that he dies."

Matthew 28:12-15

And [after they] had assembled with the elders and had taken counsel, they gave a rather large sum of money to the soldiers,

John 1:17

For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came about through Jesus Christ.

John 5:45-47

Do not think that I will accuse you before the Father! The one who accuses you is Moses, in whom you have put your hope!

John 9:29

We know that God has spoken to Moses, but we do not know where this man is from."

John 10:33-36

The Jews answered him, "We are not going to stone you concerning a good deed, but concerning blasphemy, and because you, [although you] are a man, make yourself [to be] God!"

John 16:3

And they will do these [things] because they do not know the Father or me.

Acts 6:13

And they put forward false witnesses who said, "This man does not stop speaking words against the holy place and the law!

Acts 7:37-39

"This is the Moses who said to the sons of Israel, 'God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among your brothers.'

Acts 15:21

For Moses has those who proclaim him in every city from ancient generations, [because he] is read aloud in the synagogues on every Sabbath."

Acts 18:6

And [when] they resisted and reviled [him], he shook out [his] clothes [and] said to them, "Your blood [be] on your [own] heads! I [am] guiltless! From now on I will go to the Gentiles!"

Acts 21:20-22

And [when] they heard [this], they began to glorify God. And they said to him, "You see, brother, how many ten thousands there are among the Jews who have believed, and they are all zealous adherents of the law.

Acts 21:28

shouting, "Israelite men, help! This is the man who is teaching everyone everywhere against the people and the law and this place! And furthermore he also brought Greeks into the temple, and has defiled this holy place!"

Acts 23:12-15

And [when it] was day, the Jews made a conspiracy [and] bound themselves under a curse, saying [they would] neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul.

Acts 24:1-13

And after five days the high priest Ananias came down with some elders and an attorney, a certain Tertullus, all of whom brought charges against Paul to the governor.

Acts 25:3

asking for a favor against him, that he summon him to Jerusalem, [because they] were preparing an ambush to do away with him along the way.

Acts 25:7

And [when] he arrived, the Jews who had come down from Jerusalem stood around him, bringing many and serious charges that they were not able to prove,

Acts 26:11

And throughout all the synagogues I punished them often [and] tried to force [them] to blaspheme, and [because I] was enraged at them beyond measure, I was pursuing [them] even as far as to foreign cities.

Romans 3:8

And [why] not (as we are slandered, and as some affirm that we say), "Let us do evil, in order that good may come [of it]? Their condemnation is just!

1 Timothy 1:13

[although I] was formerly a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent man, but I was shown mercy because I acted ignorantly in unbelief,

Hebrews 3:2-5

who was faithful to the one who appointed him, as Moses also [was] in his household.

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