Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But wishing to justify himself, he said to Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?"

King James Version

But he, willing to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbour?

Holman Bible

But wanting to justify himself, he asked Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?"

International Standard Version

But the man wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?"

A Conservative Version

But he, wanting to justify himself, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbor?

American Standard Version

But he, desiring to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbor?

Amplified

And he, determined to acquit himself of reproach, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbor?

An Understandable Version

But, wanting to justify himself, the teacher of the law of Moses asked Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?"

Anderson New Testament

But, wishing to justify himself, he said to Jesus: And who is my neighbor?

Bible in Basic English

But he, desiring to put himself in the right, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbour?

Common New Testament

But he, wanting to justify himself, said to Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?"

Daniel Mace New Testament

but he being desirous to clear himself, said to Jesus, but what is meant by our neighbour?

Darby Translation

But he, desirous of justifying himself, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbour?

Godbey New Testament

But he, wishing to justify himself, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbor?

Goodspeed New Testament

But he, wishing to justify his question, said, "And who is my neighbor?"

John Wesley New Testament

But he willing to justify himself, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbour?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But he, desiring to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbour?

Julia Smith Translation

And he, wishing to justify himself, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbor

King James 2000

But he, willing to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbor?

Lexham Expanded Bible

But he, wanting to justify himself, said to Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?"

Modern King James verseion

But he, willing to justify himself, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbor?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He, willing to justify himself, said unto Jesus, "Who is then my neighbor?"

Moffatt New Testament

Anxious to make an excuse for himself, however, he said to Jesus, "But who is my neighbour?"

Montgomery New Testament

But he, determined to justify himself, said to Jesus, "But who is my neighbor?" Jesus answered.

NET Bible

But the expert, wanting to justify himself, said to Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?"

New Heart English Bible

But he, desiring to justify himself, asked Jesus, "Who is my neighbor?"

Noyes New Testament

But he, wishing to justify himself, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbor?

Sawyer New Testament

But he, wishing to justify himself, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbor?

The Emphasized Bible

But, he, wishing to justify himself, said unto Jesus - And, who is, my, neighbour?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then he, desirous to make himself appear a righteous person, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbour?

Twentieth Century New Testament

But the man, wanting to justify himself, said to Jesus: "And who is my neighbor?"

Webster

But he, willing to justify himself, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbor?

Weymouth New Testament

But he, desiring to justify himself, said, "But what is meant by my 'fellow man'?"

Williams New Testament

But he, as he wished to justify his question, said, "But who is my neighbor?"

World English Bible

But he, desiring to justify himself, asked Jesus, "Who is my neighbor?"

Worrell New Testament

But he, wishing to justify himself, said to Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?"

Worsley New Testament

But he willing to justify himself said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbor?

Youngs Literal Translation

And he, willing to declare himself righteous, said unto Jesus, 'And who is my neighbour?'

Interlinear

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

he
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

to justify
δικαιόω 
Dikaioo 
Usage: 35

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

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

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

And

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

who
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

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

References

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Good Samaritan

28 And He said to him, "You have answered correctly; DO THIS AND YOU WILL LIVE." 29 But wishing to justify himself, he said to Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?" 30 Jesus replied and said, "A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among robbers, and they stripped him and beat him, and went away leaving him half dead.


Cross References

Luke 16:15

And He said to them, "You are those who justify yourselves in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts; for that which is highly esteemed among men is detestable in the sight of God.

Leviticus 19:34

'The stranger who resides with you shall be to you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt; I am the LORD your God.

Job 32:2

But the anger of Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the family of Ram burned; against Job his anger burned because he justified himself before God.

Matthew 5:43-44

"You have heard that it was said, 'YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR and hate your enemy.'

Luke 10:36

"Which of these three do you think proved to be a neighbor to the man who fell into the robbers' hands?"

Luke 18:9-11

And He also told this parable to some people who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and viewed others with contempt:

Romans 4:2

For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not before God.

Romans 10:3

For not knowing about God's righteousness and seeking to establish their own, they did not subject themselves to the righteousness of God.

Galatians 3:11

Now that no one is justified by the Law before God is evident; for, "THE RIGHTEOUS MAN SHALL LIVE BY FAITH."

James 2:24

You see that a man is justified by works and not by faith alone.

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