Parallel Verses

King James Version

And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? none is good, save one, that is, God.

New American Standard Bible

And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call Me good? No one is good except God alone.

Holman Bible

“Why do you call Me good?” Jesus asked him. “No one is good but One—God.

International Standard Version

"Why do you call me good?" Jesus asked him. "Nobody is good except for one God.

A Conservative Version

And Jesus said to him, Why do thou call me good? None is good except one, God.

American Standard Version

And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? none is good, save one, even God.

Amplified

Jesus said to him, “Why do you call Me good? No one is [essentially and morally] good except God alone.

An Understandable Version

Jesus answered him, "Why do you call me 'good'? No one is good except God only.

Anderson New Testament

And Jesus said to him: Why do you call me good? None is good but one, that is God.

Bible in Basic English

And Jesus said to him, Why do you say that I am good? No one is good, but only God.

Common New Testament

So Jesus said to him, "Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Jesus replied, why do you call me good? there is but one who is good, that is God.

Darby Translation

But Jesus said to him, Why callest thou me good? There is none good but one, God.

Godbey New Testament

And Jesus said to him, Why do you call me good? No one is good, except One, God.

Goodspeed New Testament

Jesus said to him, "Why do you call me good? No one is good but God himself.

John Wesley New Testament

But Jesus said to him, Why callest thou me good?

Julia Smith Translation

And Jesus said to him, Why sayest thou me good? none good except the one God.

King James 2000

And Jesus said unto him, Why call me good? none is good, except one, that is, God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Jesus said to him, "Why do you call me good? No one [is] good except God alone.

Modern King James verseion

And Jesus said to him, Why do you call Me good? None is good except One, God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Jesus said unto him, "Why callest thou me good? None is good, save God only.

Moffatt New Testament

Jesus said to him, "Why call me 'good'? No one is good, no one but God.

Montgomery New Testament

"Why are you calling me 'good'?" said Jesus to him; "no one is good but God.

NET Bible

Jesus said to him, "Why do you call me good? No one is good except God alone.

New Heart English Bible

Jesus asked him, "Why do you call me good? No one is good, except one?God.

Noyes New Testament

And Jesus said to him, Why dost thou call me good? None is good but one, that is, God.

Sawyer New Testament

And Jesus said to him, Why do you call me good? There is none good but one, God.

The Emphasized Bible

But Jesus said to him - Why, callest thou me, good? None, is good, save one - God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good, but one, even God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Why do you call me good?" answered Jesus. "No one is good but God.

Webster

And Jesus said to him, Why callest thou me good? none is good, save one, that is God.

Weymouth New Testament

"Why do you call me good?" replied Jesus; "there is no one good but One, namely God.

Williams New Testament

Jesus said to him, "Why do you call me perfectly good? No one is perfectly good but God Himself.

World English Bible

Jesus asked him, "Why do you call me good? No one is good, except one -- God.

Worrell New Testament

And Jesus said to him, "Why do you call Me good? No one is good, but One??od.

Worsley New Testament

And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is God.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jesus said to him, 'Why me dost thou call good? no one is good, except One -- God;

Verse Picture

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

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

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


Usage: 0

Why
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

callest thou
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

me
μέ 
me 
me, I, my, not tr
Usage: 122

G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
Usage: 160

is good
G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

one
εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188

Devotionals

Devotionals about Luke 18:19

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

A Rich Young Man

18 And a certain ruler asked him, saying, Good Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life? 19 And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? none is good, save one, that is, God. 20 Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honour thy father and thy mother.


Cross References

Job 14:4

Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? not one.

Job 15:14-16

What is man, that he should be clean? and he which is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

Job 25:4

How then can man be justified with God? or how can he be clean that is born of a woman?

Luke 1:35

And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.

Luke 11:13

If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?

1 Timothy 3:16

And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.

Hebrews 7:26

For such an high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;

James 1:17

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.

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