Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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 a man without giving him a hearing and finding out what he has done?

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?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

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

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 
judge , determine , condemn , go to law , call in question , esteem ,
Usage: 84

ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man , not tr ,
Usage: 316

πρότερον 
Proteron 
before Trans , first , former , before , at the first
Usage: 9

it hear
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

him

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

and

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

γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

τίς 
Tis 
what , who , why , whom , which ,
Usage: 344

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Debate Over Jesus' Claims

50 Nicodemus, the one who came to him previously--who was one of them--said to them, 51 "Our law does not condemn a man unless it first hears from him and knows what he is doing, [does it]?" 52 They answered and said to him, "You are not also from Galilee, [are you]? Investigate and see that a prophet does not arise from Galilee!" [[



Cross References

Proverbs 18:13

He who returns a word before he will hear, folly itself [belongs] to him as well as shame.

Deuteronomy 1:17

You must not {be partial} {in your judgment}; hear [out] the small [person] as [also] the great [person]; {do not be intimidated by any person}, because the judgment [is] God's; and the case that is too difficult for you, bring [it] to me, and I will hear it [out].'

Deuteronomy 17:6

{On the evidence of} two or three witnesses {the person shall be put to death}. The person shall not be put to death by the mouth of one witness.

Deuteronomy 17:8-11

"{If a matter is too difficult for you}, [for example disputes] between blood and blood, between legal claim and legal claim and between assault and assault [and between] matters of discernment in your {towns}, then you shall get up and you shall go to the place that Yahweh your God will choose;

Deuteronomy 19:15-19

{The testimony of a single witness may not be used to convict} [with respect to] any crime and for any wrongdoing in any offense that a person committed; on the {evidence} of two witnesses or on the {evidence} of three witnesses {a charge shall be sustained}.

Acts 23:3

Then Paul said to him, "God is going to strike you, [you] whitewashed wall! And are you sitting [there] judging me according to the law, and acting contrary to the law do you order me to be struck?"

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