Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

A priest happened to be going down that road. When he saw him, he passed by on the other side.

New American Standard Bible

"And by chance a priest was going down on that road, and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.

King James Version

And by chance there came down a certain priest that way: and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.

International Standard Version

By chance, a priest was traveling along that road. When he saw the man, he went by on the other side.

A Conservative Version

And by coincidence a certain priest was going down on that road, and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.

American Standard Version

And by chance a certain priest was going down that way: and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.

Amplified

Now by coincidence a certain priest was going down along that road, and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.

An Understandable Version

And it just happened that a certain priest was traveling down that [same] road, and when he saw the [injured] man, he went around him on the opposite side of the road.

Anderson New Testament

And by chance a certain priest went down along that road, and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.

Bible in Basic English

And by chance a certain priest was going down that way: and when he saw him, he went by on the other side.

Common New Testament

Now by chance a priest was going down that road, and when he saw him he passed by on the other side.

Daniel Mace New Testament

a certain priest happen'd to be travelling that way, who look'd upon him, and then pass'd on.

Darby Translation

And a certain priest happened to go down that way, and seeing him, passed on on the opposite side;

Godbey New Testament

And by chance a certain priest came down that way: and seeing him, passed by on the other side.

Goodspeed New Testament

Now a priest happened to be going that way, and when he saw him, he went by on the other side of the road.

John Wesley New Testament

And it came to pass that a certain priest came down that way, and seeing him, passed by on the other side.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it so happened that a certain priest came down that way; and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.

Julia Smith Translation

And by accident a certain priest went down in that way : and having seen him, went on the opposite side.

King James 2000

And by chance there came down a certain priest that way: and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now by coincidence a certain priest was going down on that road, and [when he] saw him, he passed by on the opposite side.

Modern King James verseion

And by coincidence a certain priest came down that way and seeing him, he passed by on the opposite side.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And by chance, there came a certain priest that same way, and when he saw him, he passed by.

Moffatt New Testament

Now it so chanced that a priest was going down the same road, but on seeing him he went past on the opposite side.

Montgomery New Testament

"Now a certain priest chanced to be going down that way, but on seeing him he passed on the other side.

NET Bible

Now by chance a priest was going down that road, but when he saw the injured man he passed by on the other side.

New Heart English Bible

By chance a certain priest was going down that way. When he saw him, he passed by on the other side.

Noyes New Testament

And by chance a certain priest was going down on that road; and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.

Sawyer New Testament

And, providentially, a certain priest went down that way, and seeing him passed by on the other side.

The Emphasized Bible

And, by chance, a certain priest, was coming down by that road, and, seeing him, passed by, on the opposite side.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And it so fell out, that a certain priest went down that way, and seeing him, he kept the opposite side of the road.

Twentieth Century New Testament

As it chanced, a priest was going down by that road. He saw the man, but passed by on the opposite side.

Webster

And by chance there came down a certain priest that way; and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.

Weymouth New Testament

Now a priest happened to be going down that way, and on seeing him passed by on the other side.

Williams New Testament

Now a priest happened to be going that way, but when he saw him, he went by on the other side of the road.

World English Bible

By chance a certain priest was going down that way. When he saw him, he passed by on the other side.

Worrell New Testament

And by chance, a certain priest was going down that way; and, seeing him, he passed by on the opposite side.

Worsley New Testament

And by chance a certain priest came down that way, and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.

Youngs Literal Translation

'And by a coincidence a certain priest was going down in that way, and having seen him, he passed over on the opposite side;

Interlinear

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

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

συγκυρία 
Sugkuria 
Usage: 0

καταβαίνω 
Katabaino 
Usage: 63

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

ἱερεύς 
Hiereus 
Usage: 22

ἐκεῖνος 
Ekeinos 
that, those, he, the same, they,
Usage: 148

way
ὁδός 
Hodos 
Usage: 75

and

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

when he saw
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

him

Usage: 0

References

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Context Readings

Parable Of The Good Samaritan

30 Jesus took up the question and said: “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho and fell into the hands of robbers. They stripped him, beat him up, and fled, leaving him half dead. 31 A priest happened to be going down that road. When he saw him, he passed by on the other side. 32 In the same way, a Levite, when he arrived at the place and saw him, passed by on the other side.



Cross References

Ruth 2:3

So Ruth left and entered the field to gather grain behind the harvesters. She happened to be in the portion of land belonging to Boaz, who was from Elimelech’s family.

2 Samuel 1:6

“I happened to be on Mount Gilboa,” he replied, “and there was Saul, leaning on his spear. At that very moment the chariots and the cavalry were closing in on him.

Job 6:14-21

A despairing man should receive loyalty from his friends,
even if he abandons the fear of the Almighty.

Psalm 38:10-11

My heart races, my strength leaves me,
and even the light of my eyes has faded.

Psalm 69:20

Insults have broken my heart,
and I am in despair.
I waited for sympathy,
but there was none;
for comforters, but found no one.

Psalm 142:4

Look to the right and see:
no one stands up for me;
there is no refuge for me;
no one cares about me.

Proverbs 21:13

The one who shuts his ears to the cry of the poor
will himself also call out and not be answered.

Proverbs 24:11-12

Rescue those being taken off to death,
and save those stumbling toward slaughter.

Ecclesiastes 9:11

Again I saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift, or the battle to the strong, or bread to the wise, or riches to the discerning, or favor to the skillful; rather, time and chance happen to all of them.

Jeremiah 5:31

The prophets prophesy falsely,
and the priests rule by their own authority.
My people love it like this.
But what will you do at the end of it?

Hosea 5:1

Hear this, priests!
Pay attention, house of Israel!
Listen, royal house!
For the judgment applies to you
because you have been a snare at Mizpah
and a net spread out on Tabor.

Hosea 6:9

Like raiders who wait in ambush for someone,
a band of priests murders on the road to Shechem.
They commit atrocities.

Malachi 1:10

“I wish one of you would shut the temple doors, so you would no longer kindle a useless fire on My altar! I am not pleased with you,” says the Lord of Hosts, “and I will accept no offering from your hands.

James 2:13-16

For judgment is without mercy to the one who hasn’t shown mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.

1 John 3:16-18

This is how we have come to know love: He laid down His life for us. We should also lay down our lives for our brothers.

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