Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

His disciples said, "Lo, now You are speaking plainly and are not using a figure of speech.

King James Version

His disciples said unto him, Lo, now speakest thou plainly, and speakest no proverb.

Holman Bible

"Ah!" His disciples said. "Now You're speaking plainly and not using any figurative language.

International Standard Version

Jesus' disciples said, "Well, now you're speaking plainly and not using figurative language.

A Conservative Version

His disciples say to him, Lo, now thou speak plainly, and speak not one veiled word.

American Standard Version

His disciples say, Lo, now speakest thou plainly, and speakest no dark saying.

Amplified

His disciples said, Ah, now You are speaking plainly to us and not in parables (veiled language and figures of speech)!

An Understandable Version

[Then] Jesus' disciples said [to Him], "Look, you are speaking plainly now, and not in figurative language.

Anderson New Testament

His disciples said to him: Lo, now thou speakest plainly, and speakest no parable.

Bible in Basic English

His disciples said, Now you are talking clearly and not in veiled language.

Common New Testament

His disciples said, "See, now you are speaking plainly, and not using a figure of speech!

Daniel Mace New Testament

His disciples said to him, what you say now is plain, and not enigmatical.

Darby Translation

His disciples say to him, Lo, now thou speakest openly and utterest no allegory.

Godbey New Testament

His disciples say; Behold, now you are talking openly, and speaking no parable.

Goodspeed New Testament

His disciples said, " Why, now you are talking plainly and not speaking figuratively at all.

John Wesley New Testament

His disciples say to him, Lo now speakest thou plainly, and speakest no parable.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

His disciples said unto him, Behold, now thou speakest plainly and speakest no proverb.

Julia Smith Translation

His disciples say to him, See, now thou speakest with freedom of speech, and sayest no proverb.

King James 2000

His disciples said unto him, Lo, now speak you plainly, and speak no proverb.

Lexham Expanded Bible

His disciples said, "Behold, now you are speaking {plainly} and are telling [us] no figurative saying!

Modern King James verseion

The disciples said to Him, Lo, now You speak plainly and speak no parable.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

His disciples said unto him, "Lo, now speakest thou plainly, and thou usest no proverb.

Moffatt New Testament

His disciples said, "Now, you are talking plainly at last, not speaking in figures.

Montgomery New Testament

"Ah," said the disciples, "now you are speaking plain language, and not using figures.

NET Bible

His disciples said, "Look, now you are speaking plainly and not in obscure figures of speech!

New Heart English Bible

His disciples said to him, "Look, now you are speaking plainly and not in any figure of speech.

Noyes New Testament

His disciples say, Lo! now thou speakest plainly, and speakest no parable.

Sawyer New Testament

Then his disciples said to him, Behold, now you speak plainly, and say no parable;

The Emphasized Bible

His disciples say - See! now, openly, art thou speaking, and, not a single similitude, art thou using:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

His disciples said unto him, Lo! now thou speakest plainly, and speakest in no-wise proverbial.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"At last," exclaimed the disciples, "you are using plain words and not speaking in figures at all.

Webster

His disciples said to him, Lo, now speakest thou plainly, and speakest no proverb.

Weymouth New Testament

"Ah, now you are using plain language," said His disciples, "and are uttering no figure of speech!

Williams New Testament

His disciples said to Him, "Now you are talking plainly and not in allegory at all.

World English Bible

His disciples said to him, "Behold, now you speak plainly, and speak no figures of speech.

Worrell New Testament

His disciples say, "Lo, now Thou talkest plainly, and speakest no proverb:

Worsley New Testament

His disciples said unto Him, Now indeed Thou speakest plainly, and usest no parable.

Youngs Literal Translation

His disciples say to him, 'Lo, now freely thou dost speak, and no similitude speakest thou;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

Usage: 0

μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045


Usage: 0

Lo
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

νῦν 
Nun 
Usage: 102

speakest thou
λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

παῤῥησία 
Parrhesia 
Usage: 29

and

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

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

no
οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
Usage: 160

Context Readings

Jesus' Victory Over The World

28 "I came forth from the Father and have come into the world; I am leaving the world again and going to the Father." 29 His disciples said, "Lo, now You are speaking plainly and are not using a figure of speech. 30 "Now we know that You know all things, and have no need for anyone to question You; by this we believe that You came from God."


Cross References

John 16:25

"These things I have spoken to you in figurative language; an hour is coming when I will no longer speak to you in figurative language, but will tell you plainly of the Father.



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