Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Was the immersion of John of heaven, or of men

New American Standard Bible

Was the baptism of John from heaven or from men?”

King James Version

The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or of men?

Holman Bible

was the baptism of John from heaven or from men?”

International Standard Version

Was John's authority to baptize from heaven or from humans?"

A Conservative Version

The immersion of John, was it from heaven or from men?

American Standard Version

The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or from men?

Amplified

The baptism of John [the Baptist]—was it from heaven [that is, ordained by God] or from men?”

An Understandable Version

was the immersion of John [authorized] from heaven or from men?"

Anderson New Testament

Was the immersion of John from heaven, or from men?

Bible in Basic English

The baptism of John, was it from heaven or of men?

Common New Testament

the baptism of Johnwas it from heaven or from men?"

Daniel Mace New Testament

tell me, the baptism of John, was it a divine or a human institution?

Darby Translation

The baptism of John, was it of heaven or of men?

Godbey New Testament

Was the baptism of John from heaven, or from men?

Goodspeed New Testament

Tell me, did John's baptism come from heaven or from men?"

John Wesley New Testament

And they reasoned among themselves,

King James 2000

The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or of men?

Lexham Expanded Bible

The baptism of John--was [it] from heaven or from men?

Modern King James verseion

The baptism of John, was it from Heaven or from men?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The baptism of John: was it from heaven, or of men?"

Moffatt New Testament

did the baptism of John come from heaven or from men?"

Montgomery New Testament

"Was John's baptism from heaven or from man?"

NET Bible

John's baptism -- was it from heaven or from people?"

New Heart English Bible

the baptism of John, was it from heaven, or from man?"

Noyes New Testament

The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or from men?

Sawyer New Testament

Was the baptism of John from heaven, or from men?

The Emphasized Bible

The immersion of John, Of heaven, was it, or of men?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or of men?

Twentieth Century New Testament

It is about John's baptism--was it of divine or of human origin?"

Webster

The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or from men?

Weymouth New Testament

"was John's baptism of Heavenly or of human origin?"

Williams New Testament

was John's baptism from heaven or from men?"

World English Bible

the baptism of John, was it from heaven, or from men?"

Worrell New Testament

The immersion of John, was it from Heaven, or of men?"

Worsley New Testament

Was the baptism of John from heaven or from men?

Youngs Literal Translation

the baptism of John, from heaven was it, or from men?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
βάπτισμα 
Baptisma 
Usage: 14

of John
Ἰωάννης 
Ioannes 
John , John , John , John
Usage: 116

was it
ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

or
ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

Context Readings

Jesus' Authority Challenged

3 And having answered he said to them, I will ask you one word; and tell me: 4 Was the immersion of John of heaven, or of men 5 And they reckoned up together to themselves, saying, That if we say, Of heaven; he will say, Why then did ye not believe him?


Cross References

Luke 15:18

Having risen, I will go to my father, and say to him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before thee,

Daniel 4:25-26

And for thee driving from men, and with the beasts of the open field to be thy dwelling, and they shall feed to thee grass as oxen, and wetting to thee from the dew of the heavens, and seven times shall pass over thee till that thou shalt know that the Most High rules in the kingdom of men, and to whom that he will, he will give it

Matthew 11:7-19

And these going forth, Jesus began to say to the crowds concerning John, What went ye forth into the desert to see? A reed shaken by the wind?

Matthew 17:11-12

And Jesus having answered, said to them, Elias truly comes first and will re-establish all things.

Matthew 21:25-32

The baptism of John, whence was it of heaven or of men And they reasoned by themselves, saying, If we say, Of heaven; he will say to us, Why, then, believed ye him not?

Luke 7:28-35

For I say to you, Among the begotten of women none is a greater prophet than John the Immerser; and the less in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.

John 1:6

A man was sent from God, the name to him John.

John 1:19-28

And this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem that they might ask him, Who art thou?

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