John 6:6 This he said to prove him. For he himself knew what he would do.


Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This he said to prove him. For he himself knew what he would do.

New American Standard Bible

This He was saying to test him, for He Himself knew what He was intending to do.

King James Version

And this he said to prove him: for he himself knew what he would do.

Holman Bible

He asked this to test him, for He Himself knew what He was going to do.

International Standard Version

Jesus said this to test him, because he himself knew what he was going to do.

A Conservative Version

But he said this testing him, for he himself knew what he was going to do.

American Standard Version

And this he said to prove him: for he himself knew what he would do.

Amplified

But He said this to prove (test) him, for He well knew what He was about to do.

An Understandable Version

Now He said this to test Philip, for He [already] knew what He was going to do.

Anderson New Testament

But this he said to try him; for he himself knew what he was about to do.

Bible in Basic English

This he said, testing him: for he had no doubt what he himself would do.

Common New Testament

But this he said to test him, for he himself knew what he would do.

Daniel Mace New Testament

(this he said to prove Philip: for he himself knew what he had to do.)

Darby Translation

But this he said trying him, for he knew what he was going to do.

Godbey New Testament

He spoke this testing him; for He knew what He was about to do.

Goodspeed New Testament

Now he said this to test him, for he knew what he meant to do.

John Wesley New Testament

(But this he said, trying him; for he himself knew what he intended to do.)

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But he said this to prove him, for he knew what he would do.

Julia Smith Translation

And this he said trying him: for himself knew what he was about to do.

King James 2000

And this he said to test him: for he himself knew what he would do.

Lexham Expanded Bible

(Now he said this to test him, because he knew what he was going to do.)

Modern King James verseion

And He said this to test him, for He Himself knew what He would do.

Moffatt New Testament

(He said this to test Philip, for he knew what he was going to do himself.)

Montgomery New Testament

He said this to test him, for he himself knew what he intended to do.

NET Bible

(Now Jesus said this to test him, for he knew what he was going to do.)

New Heart English Bible

This he said to test him, for he himself knew what he would do.

Noyes New Testament

But this he said to try him; for he himself knew what he was going to do.

Sawyer New Testament

But this he said to try him; for he knew what he was about to do.

The Emphasized Bible

But, this, he was saying, to test him; for, he himself, knew, what he was about to do.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And this he said to try him: for himself knew what he would do.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He said this to test him, for he himself knew what he meant to do.

Webster

(And this he said to prove him: for he himself knew what he would do.)

Weymouth New Testament

He said this to put Philip to the test, for He Himself knew what He was going to do.

Williams New Testament

He was saying this to test him for He knew Himself what He was going to do.

World English Bible

This he said to test him, for he himself knew what he would do.

Worrell New Testament

And this He said, proving him; for He Himself knew what He was about to do.

Worsley New Testament

(and this He said to try him, for He knew what He was going to do:)

Youngs Literal Translation

and this he said, trying him, for he himself had known what he was about to do.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

he said
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

to prove
πειράζω 
Peirazo 
Usage: 33


Usage: 0

γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825


Usage: 0

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

he would
μέλλω 
mello 
shall, should, would, to come, will, things to come, not tr,
Usage: 90

Context Readings

The Feeding Of Five Thousand

5 Then Jesus lift up his eyes, and saw a great company come unto him, and said unto Philip, "Whence shall we buy bread that these might eat?" 6 This he said to prove him. For he himself knew what he would do. 7 Philip answered him, "Two hundred pennyworth of bread are not sufficient for them, that every man have a little."


Cross References

Genesis 22:1

After these deeds, God did prove Abraham and said unto him, "Abraham." And he answered, "Here am I."

Deuteronomy 8:2

And think on all the ways which the LORD thy God led thee this forty years in the wilderness, for to humble thee and to prove thee, to wete what was in thine heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments or no.

Deuteronomy 8:16

which fed thee in the wilderness with Manna whereof thy fathers knew not, for to humble thee and to prove thee, that he might do thee good at thy latter end.

Deuteronomy 13:3

hearken not unto the words of that prophet or dreamer of dreams. For the LORD thy God tempteth you, to wete whether ye love the LORD your God with all your hearts and with all your souls.

Deuteronomy 33:8

And unto Levi he said, "Thy perfectness and thy light be according unto the man of thy mercy, who thou hast tempted at Massah, when ye strove by the waters of strife.

2 Chronicles 32:31

But when the ambassadors of the lords of Babylon were sent to him to enquire of the wonder that chanced in the land, God left him: to tempt him, that all that was in his heart might be known.



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