Parallel Verses

King James 2000

And Zachariah said unto the angel, How shall I know this? for I am an old man, and my wife well advanced in years.

New American Standard Bible

Zacharias said to the angel, "How will I know this for certain? For I am an old man and my wife is advanced in years."

King James Version

And Zacharias said unto the angel, Whereby shall I know this? for I am an old man, and my wife well stricken in years.

Holman Bible

"How can I know this?" Zechariah asked the angel. "For I am an old man, and my wife is well along in years."

International Standard Version

Then Zechariah asked the angel, "How can I be sure of this, since I am an old man, and my wife is getting older?"

A Conservative Version

And Zacharias said to the agent, How will I know this? For I am aged, and my wife is advanced in her days.

American Standard Version

And Zacharias said unto the angel, Whereby shall I know this? for I am an old man, and my wife well stricken in years.

Amplified

And Zachariah said to the angel, By what shall I know and be sure of this? For I am an old man, and my wife is well advanced in years.

An Understandable Version

And Zacharias said to the angel, "How will I know this? For I am an old man and my wife is [also] very old."

Anderson New Testament

And Zachariah said to the angel: By what sign shall I know this? for I am old, and my wife is advanced in years.

Bible in Basic English

And Zacharias said to the angel, How may I be certain of this? For I am an old man, and my wife is far on in years.

Common New Testament

And Zechariah said to the angel, "How shall I know this? For I am an old man, and my wife is well advanced in years."

Daniel Mace New Testament

But Zacharias said to the angel, by what sign shall I know this? for I am old, and my wife is of a great age.

Darby Translation

And Zacharias said to the angel, How shall I know this, for I am an old man, and my wife advanced in years?

Godbey New Testament

And Zacharias said to the angel: According to what shall I know this? for I am old and my wife advanced in her days.

Goodspeed New Testament

Zechariah said to the angel, "How am I to know that this is so? For I am an old man, and my wife is advanced in life."

John Wesley New Testament

And Zacharias said to the angel, Whereby shall I know this? For I am an old man, and my wife advanced in years.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Zacharias said unto the angel, Whereby shall I know this? for I am an old man, and my wife is well advanced in years.

Julia Smith Translation

And Zacharias said to the messenger, By what shall I know this? for I am an old man, and my wife advanced in her days.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Zechariah said to the angel, "By what will I know this? For I am an old man, and my wife is advanced {in years}!"

Modern King James verseion

And Zacharias said to the angel, By what shall I know this? For I am old, and my wife is advanced in her days.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Zacharias said unto the angel, "Whereby shall I know this? Seeing that I am old, and my wife well stricken in years."

Moffatt New Testament

Zechariah said to the angel, "But how am I to be sure of this? I am an old man myself, and my wife is advanced in years."

Montgomery New Testament

"How shall I be sure of this?" said Zachariah to the Angel. "For I am an old man and my wife is advanced in years."

NET Bible

Zechariah said to the angel, "How can I be sure of this? For I am an old man, and my wife is old as well."

New Heart English Bible

Zechariah said to the angel, "How can I be sure of this? For I am an old man, and my wife is well advanced in years."

Noyes New Testament

And Zachariah said to the angel, Whereby shall I know this? for I am an old man, and my wife is far advanced in years.

Sawyer New Testament

And Zachariah said to the angel, By what shall I know this? for I am an old man, and my wife advanced in years.

The Emphasized Bible

And Zachariah said unto the messenger - Whereby, shall I know this? for, I, am, aged, and, my wife, advanced in her days.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And Zacharias said to the angel, By what shall I know this? for I am old, and my wife far advanced in her age.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"How can I be sure of this?" Zechariah asked the angel. "For I am an old man and my wife is advanced in years."

Webster

And Zacharias said to the angel, By what shall I know this? for I am an old man, and my wife far advanced in years.

Weymouth New Testament

"By what proof," asked Zechariah, "shall I know this? For I am an old man, and my wife is far advanced in years."

Williams New Testament

Then Zechariah said to the angel, "How shall I know that this is so? For I am an old man, and my wife is far advanced in years."

World English Bible

Zacharias said to the angel, "How can I be sure of this? For I am an old man, and my wife is well advanced in years."

Worrell New Testament

And Zacharias said to the angel, "By what shall I know this? for I am an old man, and my wife is far advanced in her days."

Worsley New Testament

And Zacharias said unto the angel, Whereby shall I know this? for I am an old man, and my wife far advanced in years.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Zacharias said unto the messenger, 'Whereby shall I know this? for I am aged, and my wife is advanced in her days?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

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

Ζαχαρίας 
Zacharias 
Usage: 10

ἔπω 
Epo 
Usage: 824

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

the angel
ἄγγελος 
Aggelos 
Usage: 153

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

am
εἰμί 
Eimi 
I am , am, it is I , be, I was , have been, not tr
Usage: 72

an old man
πρεσβύτης 
Presbutes 
Usage: 3

and

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

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

προβαίνω 
Probaino 
be well stricken, go on, go farther, be of ... age Trans
Usage: 5

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

References

Context Readings

The Prediction Of John The Baptist's Birth

17 And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord. 18 And Zachariah said unto the angel, How shall I know this? for I am an old man, and my wife well advanced in years. 19 And the angel answering said unto him, I am Gabriel, that stands in the presence of God; and am sent to speak unto you, and to show you these glad tidings.


Cross References

Genesis 17:17

Then Abraham fell upon his face, and laughed, and said in his heart, Shall a child be born unto him that is a hundred years old? and shall Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear?

Genesis 15:8

And he said, Lord GOD, how shall I know that I shall inherit it?

Luke 1:34

Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man?

Genesis 18:12

Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I have grown old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?

Numbers 11:21-23

And Moses said, The people, among whom I am, are six hundred thousand footmen; and you have said, I will give them flesh, that they may eat a whole month.

Judges 6:36-40

And Gideon said unto God, If you will save Israel by my hand, as you have said,

2 Kings 7:2

Then a lord on whose hand the king leaned answered the man of God, and said, Behold, if the LORD would make windows in heaven, might this thing be? And he said, Behold, you shall see it with your eyes, but shall not eat of it.

Isaiah 38:22

Hezekiah also had said, What is the sign that I shall go up to the house of the LORD?

Luke 1:7

And they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and they both were now well advanced in years.

Romans 4:19

And being not weak in faith, he considered not his own body as now dead, when he was about a hundred years old, neither yet the deadness of Sarah's womb:



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