Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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,

Julia Smith Translation

Was the immersion of John of heaven, or of men

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?"

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 He answered them, "I will also ask you a question, and you tell me: 4 John's baptism -- was it from heaven or from people?" 5 So they discussed it with one another, saying, "If we say, 'From heaven,' he will say, 'Why did you not believe him?'


Cross References

Luke 15:18

I will get up and go to my father and say to him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you.

Daniel 4:25-26

You will be driven from human society, and you will live with the wild animals. You will be fed grass like oxen, and you will become damp with the dew of the sky. Seven periods of time will pass by for you, before you understand that the Most High is ruler over human kingdoms and gives them to whomever he wishes.

Matthew 11:7-19

While they were going away, Jesus began to speak to the crowd about John: "What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind?

Matthew 17:11-12

He answered, "Elijah does indeed come first and will restore all things.

Matthew 21:25-32

Where did John's baptism come from? From heaven or from people?" They discussed this among themselves, saying, "If we say, 'From heaven,' he will say, 'Then why did you not believe him?'

Luke 7:28-35

I tell you, among those born of women no one is greater than John. Yet the one who is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he is."

John 1:6

A man came, sent from God, whose name was John.

John 1:19-28

Now this was John's testimony when the Jewish leaders sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, "Who are you?"

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