Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And they were unable to catch Him in a saying in the presence of the people; and being amazed at His answer, they became silent.

King James Version

And they could not take hold of his words before the people: and they marvelled at his answer, and held their peace.

Holman Bible

They were not able to catch Him in what He said in public, and being amazed at His answer, they became silent.

International Standard Version

So they couldn't catch him before the people in what he said. Amazed at his answer, they became silent.

A Conservative Version

And they were unable to lay hold of his word before the people. And having marveled at his answer, they were silent.

American Standard Version

And they were not able to take hold of the saying before the people: and they marvelled at his answer, and held their peace.

Amplified

So they could not in the presence of the people take hold of anything He said to turn it against Him; but marveling at His reply, they were silent.

An Understandable Version

And they were not able to get hold of anything Jesus said in front of the people. And they marveled at His answer and did not say anything [further].

Anderson New Testament

And they were not able to take hold of his words before the people. And they were astonished at his answer, and were silent.

Bible in Basic English

And they were not able to get anything from these words before the people: but they were full of wonder at his answer, and said nothing.

Common New Testament

And they were not able in the presence of the people to catch him by what he said. But marveling at his answer they were silent.

Daniel Mace New Testament

so not being able to take any advantage from his words, before the people, they said no more, being surpriz'd at his answer.

Darby Translation

And they were not able to take hold of him in his expressions before the people, and, wondering at his answer, they were silent.

Godbey New Testament

And they were not able to criticise His word before the people: and being astonished at His answer, they were silent.

Goodspeed New Testament

So they could not fasten on what he said before the people, and they were amazed at his answer, and said nothing more.

John Wesley New Testament

And they could not take hold of his words before the people; and marvelling at his answer, they held their peace.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And they could not take hold of his words before the people, and they marvelled at his answer and were silent.

Julia Smith Translation

And they were not able to seize upon his word before the people: and having wondered at his answer, they were silent.

King James 2000

And they could not take hold of his words before the people: and they marveled at his answer, and held their peace.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they were not able to catch [him] in a statement in the sight of the people, and astonished at his answer, they became silent.

Modern King James verseion

And they could not take hold of His words before the people. And they marveled at His answer and were silent.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they could not reprove his saying before the people. But they marveled at his answer, and held their peace.

Moffatt New Testament

So they could not seize on what he said before the people, and marvelling at his reply they said nothing.

Montgomery New Testament

So they could not lay hold of his sayings before the people; and marveling at his answer, they held their peace.

NET Bible

Thus they were unable in the presence of the people to trap him with his own words. And stunned by his answer, they fell silent.

New Heart English Bible

They weren't able to trap him in his words before the people. They marveled at his answer, and were silent.

New simplified Bible

They were not able to apprehend him in front of the people. They were amazed by his answer and kept quiet.

Noyes New Testament

And they could not take hold of his words before the people; and marveling at his answer, they held their peace.

Sawyer New Testament

And they were not able to take advantage of his word before the people; and they wondered at his answer, and were silent.

The Emphasized Bible

And they could not lay hold of the saying, before the people; and, marvelling at his answer, they held their peace.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And they were unable to lay hold of a single expression of his before the people: and marvelling at his answer, they were silenced.

Twentieth Century New Testament

They could not lay hold of this answer before the people; and, in their wonder at his reply, they held their tongues.

Webster

And they could not take hold of his words before the people: and they marveled at his answer, and held their peace.

Weymouth New Testament

There was nothing here that they could lay hold of before the people, and marvelling at His answer they said no more.

Williams New Testament

So they could not use what he said before the people, and in astonishment at His answer they said no more.

World English Bible

They weren't able to trap him in his words before the people. They marveled at his answer, and were silent.

Worrell New Testament

And they were not able to lay hold of any saying of His before the people; and, marvelling at His answer, they were silent.

Worsley New Testament

And they could not take hold of his word before the people: and they marvelled at his answer and said no more.

Youngs Literal Translation

and they were not able to take hold on his saying before the people, and having wondered at his answer, they were silent.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

ἰσχύω 
Ischuo 
can , be able , avail , prevail , be whole , cannot , can do , may ,
Usage: 19

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not , no , cannot ,
Usage: 1032

take hold of
ἐπιλαμβάνομαι 
Epilambanomai 
take , take by , catch , take on , lay hold on , take hold of , lay hold upon
Usage: 19

his



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

ῥῆμα 
Rhema 
word , saying , thing , no thing Trans , not tr
Usage: 57

ἐναντίον 
Enantion 
before , in the sight of
Usage: 5

the people
λαός 
Laos 
Usage: 137

and

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

θαυμάζω 
Thaumazo 
Usage: 42

at
ἐπί 
Epi 
on , in , upon , unto , to ,
Usage: 644

ἀπόκρισις 
Apokrisis 
Usage: 4

Context Readings

Paying Taxes To Caesar

25 And He said to them, "Then render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's." 26 And they were unable to catch Him in a saying in the presence of the people; and being amazed at His answer, they became silent. 27 Now there came to Him some of the Sadducees (who say that there is no resurrection),


Cross References

Luke 20:20

So they watched Him, and sent spies who pretended to be righteous, in order that they might catch Him in some statement, so that they could deliver Him to the rule and the authority of the governor.

Job 5:12-13

"He frustrates the plotting of the shrewd, So that their hands cannot attain success.

Proverbs 26:4-5

Do not answer a fool according to his folly, Or you will also be like him.

Matthew 22:12

and he said to him, 'Friend, how did you come in here without wedding clothes?' And the man was speechless.

Matthew 22:22

And hearing this, they were amazed, and leaving Him, they went away.

Matthew 22:34

But when the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered themselves together.

Luke 13:17

As He said this, all His opponents were being humiliated; and the entire crowd was rejoicing over all the glorious things being done by Him.

Luke 20:39-40

Some of the scribes answered and said, "Teacher, You have spoken well."

Romans 3:19

Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God;

2 Timothy 3:8-9

Just as Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, so these men also oppose the truth, men of depraved mind, rejected in regard to the faith.

Titus 1:10

For there are many rebellious men, empty talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision,



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