Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For no one does anything in secret when he himself seeks to be known publicly. If You do these things, show Yourself to the world.”

King James Version

For there is no man that doeth any thing in secret, and he himself seeketh to be known openly. If thou do these things, shew thyself to the world.

Holman Bible

For no one does anything in secret while he’s seeking public recognition. If You do these things, show Yourself to the world.”

International Standard Version

since no one acts in secret if he wants to be known publicly. If you're going to do these things, you should reveal yourself to the world!"

A Conservative Version

For no man does anything in secret, and he himself seeks to be in public. If thou do these things, show thyself to the world.

American Standard Version

For no man doeth anything in secret, and himself seeketh to be known openly. If thou doest these things, manifest thyself to the world.

Amplified

No one does anything in secret when he wants to be known publicly. If You [must] do these things, show Yourself openly to the world and make Yourself known!”

An Understandable Version

For no one does things secretly if he wants to become known publicly. Since you are doing such things, show yourself to the world."

Anderson New Testament

for no one does any thing in secret, while he himself seeks to be before the public. If you do these things, show yourself to the world.

Bible in Basic English

Because no man does things secretly if he has a desire that men may have knowledge of him. If you do these things, let yourself be seen by all men.

Common New Testament

For no one works in secret if he seeks to be known openly. If you do these things, show yourself to the world."

Daniel Mace New Testament

for no body acts in private, that designs to distinguish himself: since you do such things, shew yourself to the world.

Darby Translation

for no one does anything in secret and himself seeks to be known in public. If thou doest these things, manifest thyself to the world:

Godbey New Testament

If thou doest these things, show thyself to the world.

Goodspeed New Testament

For no one acts in secret when he desires to be publicly known. If you are going to do these things, let the world see you."

John Wesley New Testament

For no man doth any thing in secret, but desireth to be publickly known: if thou dost these things, shew thyself to the world.

Julia Smith Translation

For none does any thing in secret, and seeks himself to be in freedom of speech. If thou do these, make thyself manifest to the world.

King James 2000

For there is no man that does anything in secret, when he himself seeks to be known openly. If you do these things, show yourself to the world.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For no one does anything in secret and [yet] he himself desires to be {publicly recognized}. If you are doing these [things], reveal yourself to the world!"

Modern King James verseion

For no one does anything in secret, while he himself seeks to be in public. If you do these things, reveal yourself to the world.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For there is no man that doeth any thing secretly, and he himself seeketh to be known. If thou do such things, show thyself to the world."

Moffatt New Testament

for nobody who aims at public recognition ever keeps his actions secret. Since you can do these deeds, display yourself to the world"

Montgomery New Testament

"For no one ever does anything in secret if he himself seeks to be known publicly. If you are performing these signs, show yourself openly to the world."

NET Bible

For no one who seeks to make a reputation for himself does anything in secret. If you are doing these things, show yourself to the world."

New Heart English Bible

For no one does anything in secret, and himself seeks to be known openly. If you do these things, reveal yourself to the world."

Noyes New Testament

For no one doeth anything in secret, and yet himself seeketh to be known openly. If thou doest these things, manifest thyself to the world.

Sawyer New Testament

for no one does any thing in secret, and seeks himself to be in public. If you do these things, show yourself to the world.

The Emphasized Bible

For, no one, anything in secret, doeth, and yet is seeking, himself, to be well-known. If, these things, thou art doing, manifest thyself unto the world.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For no man doeth any thing in secret, yet seeketh himself to appear publicly: if thou doest these things, exhibit thyself to the world.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For no one does a thing privately, if he is seeking to be widely known. Since you do these things, you should show yourself publicly to the world."

Webster

For there is no man that doeth any thing in secret, and he himself seeketh to be known openly. If thou doest these things, show thyself to the world.

Weymouth New Testament

For no one acts in secret, desiring all the while to be himself known publicly. Since you are doing these things, show yourself openly to the world."

Williams New Testament

for no one does anything in secret when he is trying to be known to the public. If you are going to do this, show yourself publicly to the world."

World English Bible

For no one does anything in secret, and himself seeks to be known openly. If you do these things, reveal yourself to the world."

Worrell New Testament

for no one does anything in secret, and himself seeks to he known openly. If Thou doest these things, manifest Thyself to the world."

Worsley New Testament

For no man doth any thing in secret, who is himself desirous to be known in public. As thou dost these wonderful things, make thyself known to the world.

Youngs Literal Translation

for no one in secret doth anything, and himself seeketh to be in public; if thou dost these things -- manifest thyself to the world;'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

there is no man
οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
Usage: 160

ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

κρυπτός 
Kruptos 
Usage: 8

and

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

he
ζητέω 
Zeteo 
Usage: 79


Usage: 0

ζητέω 
Zeteo 
Usage: 79

to be known
εἶναι 
Einai 
to be, be, was, is, am, are, were, not tr,
Usage: 97

παῤῥησία 
Parrhesia 
Usage: 29

If
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

thou do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

ταῦτα 
Tauta 
Usage: 188

φανερόω 
Phaneroo 
Usage: 44

σεαυτοῦ σεαυτῷ σεαυτόν σαυτοῦ σαυτῷ σα
Seautou 
Usage: 31

Context Readings

Jesus' Brothers Do Not Believe In Him

3 Therefore His brothers said to Him, “Leave here and go into Judea, so that Your disciples also may see Your works which You are doing. 4 For no one does anything in secret when he himself seeks to be known publicly. If You do these things, show Yourself to the world.” 5 For not even His brothers were believing in Him.


Cross References

John 18:20

Jesus answered him, “I have spoken openly to the world; I always taught in synagogues and in the temple, where all the Jews come together; and I spoke nothing in secret.

1 Kings 22:13

Then the messenger who went to summon Micaiah spoke to him saying, “Behold now, the words of the prophets are uniformly favorable to the king. Please let your word be like the word of one of them, and speak favorably.”

Proverbs 18:1-2

He who separates himself seeks his own desire,
He quarrels against all sound wisdom.

Matthew 4:6

and *said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, throw Yourself down; for it is written,
He will command His angels concerning You’;
andOn their hands they will bear You up,
So that You will not strike Your foot against a stone.’”

Matthew 6:1-2

“Beware of practicing your righteousness before men to be noticed by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 6:5

“When you pray, you are not to be like the hypocrites; for they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and on the street corners so that they may be seen by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.

Matthew 6:16

Whenever you fast, do not put on a gloomy face as the hypocrites do, for they neglect their appearance so that they will be noticed by men when they are fasting. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.

Matthew 23:5

But they do all their deeds to be noticed by men; for they broaden their phylacteries and lengthen the tassels of their garments.

Luke 6:45

The good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth what is good; and the evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth what is evil; for his mouth speaks from that which fills his heart.

Acts 2:4-12

And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit was giving them utterance.

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