Parallel Verses

Worsley New Testament

John answered and said, A man can take nothing upon him, unless it be given him from heaven.

New American Standard Bible

John answered and said, “A man can receive nothing unless it has been given him from heaven.

King James Version

John answered and said, A man can receive nothing, except it be given him from heaven.

Holman Bible

John responded, “No one can receive a single thing unless it’s given to him from heaven.

International Standard Version

John replied, "No one can receive anything unless it has been given to them from heaven.

A Conservative Version

John answered and said, A man can receive nothing unless it is given to him from heaven.

American Standard Version

John answered and said, A man can receive nothing, except it have been given him from heaven.

Amplified

John replied, “A man can receive nothing [he can claim nothing at all] unless it has been granted to him from heaven [for there is no other source than the sovereign will of God].

An Understandable Version

John replied to them, "A person cannot receive anything, unless it has been given to him from [God in] heaven.

Anderson New Testament

John answered and said: A man can receive nothing unless it be given to him from heaven.

Bible in Basic English

And this was John's answer: A man is unable to have anything if it is not given to him from heaven.

Common New Testament

John answered, "A man can receive only what is given to him from heaven.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but John made them this answer, a man can have no authority, but what he derives from heaven.

Darby Translation

John answered and said, A man can receive nothing unless it be given him out of heaven.

Godbey New Testament

John responded and said, No man is able to receive anything, unless it may have been given unto him from heaven.

Goodspeed New Testament

John answered, "A man cannot get anything unless it is given to him from heaven.

John Wesley New Testament

John answered and said, A man can receive nothing, unless it be given him from heaven.

Julia Smith Translation

John answered and said, No man can receive anything except it be given him from heaven.

King James 2000

John answered and said, A man can receive nothing, except it be given him from heaven.

Lexham Expanded Bible

John answered and said, "A man can receive not one [thing] unless it is granted to him from heaven!

Modern King James verseion

And John answered and said, A man can receive nothing unless it is given to him from Heaven.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

John answered, and said, "A man can receive nothing at all except it be given him from heaven.

Moffatt New Testament

John answered, "No one can receive anything except as a gift from heaven.

Montgomery New Testament

In reply John said: "A man cannot obtain anything unless it has been granted to him from heaven.

NET Bible

John replied, "No one can receive anything unless it has been given to him from heaven.

New Heart English Bible

John answered, "A man can receive nothing, unless it has been given to him from heaven.

Noyes New Testament

John answered and said, A man can receive nothing, unless it be given him from heaven.

Sawyer New Testament

John answered and said, A man can receive nothing unless it is given him from heaven.

The Emphasized Bible

John answered, and said - A man can receive, nothing, except it have been given him out of heaven.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

John answered and said, A man cannot assume any thing, except it be given him from heaven.

Twentieth Century New Testament

John's answer was--"A man can gain nothing but what is given him from Heaven.

Webster

John answered and said, A man can receive nothing, except it be given him from heaven.

Weymouth New Testament

"A man cannot obtain anything," replied John, "unless it has been granted to him from Heaven.

Williams New Testament

John answered, "A man cannot get anything, unless it is given to him from heaven.

World English Bible

John answered, "A man can receive nothing, unless it has been given him from heaven.

Worrell New Testament

John answered and said, "A man can receive nothing, unless it has been given to him from Heaven.

Youngs Literal Translation

John answered and said, 'A man is not able to receive anything, if it may not have been given him from the heaven;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ἰωάννης 
Ioannes 
John , John , John , John
Usage: 116

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

and

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

ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

A man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

can
δύναμαι 
Dunamai 
can , cannot , be able, may , able,
Usage: 140

λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
Usage: 160

μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

it be
ὦ 
be, may be, should be, is, might be, were, not tr,
Usage: 41

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

him

Usage: 0

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

References

Easton

Context Readings

Additional Testimony By John The Baptist About Jesus

26 And they came to John, and said unto him, Rabbi, He that was with thee on the other side Jordan, to whom thou barest testimony, behold, He baptizeth and all the people come to Him. 27 John answered and said, A man can take nothing upon him, unless it be given him from heaven. 28 Ye your selves bear me witness, that I said, I am not the Christ, but am sent before Him.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 4:7

For who maketh thee to differ? and what hast thou, which thou didst not receive? And if thou didst receive it, why dost thou glory as if thou hadst not received it?

James 1:17

and every perfect gift, but no evil one, is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation, nor shadow of turning:

Matthew 21:25

The baptism of John, whence was it? from heaven, or of men? And they reasoned with themselves saying, If we say, from heaven, He will reply, Why then did ye not believe him?

Matthew 21:25-11

The baptism of John, whence was it? from heaven, or of men? And they reasoned with themselves saying, If we say, from heaven, He will reply, Why then did ye not believe him?

Matthew 21:25

The baptism of John, whence was it? from heaven, or of men? And they reasoned with themselves saying, If we say, from heaven, He will reply, Why then did ye not believe him?

Matthew 21:25-5

The baptism of John, whence was it? from heaven, or of men? And they reasoned with themselves saying, If we say, from heaven, He will reply, Why then did ye not believe him?

Matthew 21:25

The baptism of John, whence was it? from heaven, or of men? And they reasoned with themselves saying, If we say, from heaven, He will reply, Why then did ye not believe him?

Matthew 21:25

The baptism of John, whence was it? from heaven, or of men? And they reasoned with themselves saying, If we say, from heaven, He will reply, Why then did ye not believe him?

Matthew 21:25

The baptism of John, whence was it? from heaven, or of men? And they reasoned with themselves saying, If we say, from heaven, He will reply, Why then did ye not believe him?

Matthew 25:15

to another two, and to another one; to each according to his ability: and then he took his journey.

Mark 11:30-31

The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or from men? answer me.

Mark 13:34

as a man travelling abroad, who left his house, and gave charge to his servants, to each his work, and bid the porter be watchful.

Romans 1:5

by whom we have received grace and apostleship to preach the obedience of faith for his name's sake, to all nations;

Romans 12:6

But having different gifts, according to the grace conferred upon us, whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of our faith:

1 Corinthians 1:1

Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother, to the church of God which is in Corinth,

1 Corinthians 2:12-14

Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit of God; that we might know the things that are graciously bestowed upon us by God:

1 Corinthians 3:5

Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whose means ye embraced the faith, even as the Lord gave success to each of them?

1 Corinthians 12:11

but all these worketh that one and the same Spirit distributing to every one in particular as He sees fit.

1 Corinthians 15:10

But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his favor to me was not in vain; but I laboured more abundantly than they all; yet not I, but the grace of God that was with me.

Galatians 1:1

Paul an apostle (not from men, nor by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised Him from the dead),

Ephesians 1:1

Paul an apostle of Jesus Christ, by the will of God, to the saints, who are at Ephesus, even the faithful in Christ Jesus;

Ephesians 3:7-8

of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God conferred on me by the effectual operation of his power.

1 Timothy 2:7

for which I was appointed a herald and an apostle. I speak the truth in Christ, I lie not; I am a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.

Hebrews 5:4-5

And no one taketh this honor to himself, but he that is called by God, as Aaron was.

1 Peter 4:10-11

as every one hath received a gift, imparting it to each other, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.

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