Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Our law judges not a man, except it first hear from him, and know what he does.

New American Standard Bible

Our Law does not judge a man unless it first hears from him and knows what he is doing, does it?”

King James Version

Doth our law judge any man, before it hear him, and know what he doeth?

Holman Bible

“Our law doesn’t judge a man before it hears from him and knows what he’s doing, does it?”

International Standard Version

"Surely our Law does not condemn a person without first hearing from him and finding out what he is doing, does it?"

A Conservative Version

Does our law judge a man, unless it first may hear from himself and know what he does?

American Standard Version

Doth our law judge a man, except it first hear from himself and know what he doeth?

Amplified

“Does our Law convict someone without first giving him a hearing and finding out what he is [accused of] doing?”

An Understandable Version

"Does our law pass judgment on a man before first hearing from him and learning what he did?"

Anderson New Testament

Does our law condemn a man unless it first hear from him, and know what he does?

Bible in Basic English

Is a man judged by our law before it has given him a hearing and has knowledge of what he has done?

Common New Testament

"Does our law judge a man without first giving him a hearing and learning what he is doing?"

Daniel Mace New Testament

said to them, said to them, doth our law condemn any man before he is heard, without knowing the fact?

Darby Translation

Does our law judge a man before it have first heard from himself, and know what he does?

Godbey New Testament

Whether does our law judge a man, until it may first hear from him and know what he does?

Goodspeed New Testament

"Does our Law condemn the accused without first hearing what he has to say, and finding out what he has done?"

John Wesley New Testament

Doth our law judge a man before it hear him, and know what he doth?

King James 2000

Does our law judge any man, before it hears him, and knows what he does?

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Our law does not condemn a man unless it first hears from him and knows what he is doing, [does it]?"

Modern King James verseion

Does our law judge the Man before it hears Him and knows what He does?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Doth our law judge any man, before it hear him and know what he hath done?"

Moffatt New Testament

"But surely our Law does not condemn the accused before hearing what he has to say and ascertaining his offence?"

Montgomery New Testament

"Our law does not condemn the accused, does it, before hearing his defense, and finding out what he is doing?"

NET Bible

"Our law doesn't condemn a man unless it first hears from him and learns what he is doing, does it?"

New Heart English Bible

"Does our Law judge a man, unless it first hears from him personally and knows what he does?"

Noyes New Testament

Doth our law judge a man, unless it first hear from him, and know what he doeth?

Sawyer New Testament

Does our law judge a man unless it first hears from him and knows what he does?

The Emphasized Bible

Surely, our law, doth not judge the man, unless it hear first from him, and get to know what he is doing?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Doth our law condemn a man, without first hearing his defence, and knowing what he hath done?

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Does our Law pass judgment on a man without first giving him a hearing, and finding out what he has been doing?"

Webster

Doth our law judge any man before it heareth him, and knoweth what he doeth?

Weymouth New Testament

"Does our Law," he asked, "judge a man without first hearing what he has to say and ascertaining what his conduct is?"

Williams New Testament

"Our law does not condemn a man before it hears what he has to say and finds out what he is doing, does it?"

World English Bible

"Does our law judge a man, unless it first hears from him personally and knows what he does?"

Worrell New Testament

"Does our law judge a man, unless it first hear from him, and know what he does?"

Worsley New Testament

being one of them, saith to them, Doth our law judge any man, before it hear him, and know what he hath done?

Youngs Literal Translation

'Doth our law judge the man, if it may not hear from him first, and know what he doth?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

κρίνω 
Krino 
Usage: 84

ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

πρότερον 
Proteron 
Usage: 9

it hear
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

him

Usage: 0

and

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

γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Debate Over Jesus' Claims

50 Nicodemus says to them, (he having come to him by night, being one of them,) 51 Our law judges not a man, except it first hear from him, and know what he does. 52 They answered and said to him, And art thou not of Galilee? Search, and see: for a prophet has not risen out of Galilee.



Cross References

Proverbs 18:13

He turning back the word before he shall hear it, is folly and shame to him.

Deuteronomy 1:17

Ye shall not look upon faces in judgment; as the small so the great shall ye hear; ye shall not be afraid of the face of man, for the judgment is to God; and the word which shall be hard for you, ye shall bring to me and I heard it

Deuteronomy 17:6

At the mouth of two witnesses or three witnesses they shall be put to death; they shall not die by the mouth of one witness.

Deuteronomy 17:8-11

When a word shall be hard for thee for judging between blood to blood, between controversy to controversy, and between blow to blow, words of contention in thy gates; and thou didst arise and go up to the place which Jehovah thy God shall choose in it;

Deuteronomy 19:15-19

One witness shall not rise up against a man for any iniquity, and for any sin, in any sin which he shall sin; by the mouth of two witnesses or by the mouth of three witnesses the word shall be established.

Acts 23:3

Then said Paul to him, God is about to strike thee, thou wall covered with dust: and sittest thou judging me according to law, and commanded me to be struck illegally?

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