Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

the baptism of John, from heaven was it, or from 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,

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?"

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?

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 he answering said unto them, 'I will question you -- I also -- one thing, and tell me: 4 the baptism of John, from heaven was it, or from men?' 5 And they reasoned with themselves, saying -- 'If we may say, From heaven, he will say, Wherefore, then, did ye not believe him?


Cross References

Luke 15:18

having risen, I will go on unto my father, and will say to him, Father, I did sin -- to the heaven, and before thee,

Daniel 4:25-26

and they are driving thee away from men, and with the beast of the field is thy dwelling, and the herb as oxen they do cause thee to eat, and by the dew of the heavens they are wetting thee, and seven times do pass over thee, till that thou knowest that the Most High is ruler in the kingdom of men, and to whom He willeth He giveth it.

Matthew 11:7-19

And as they are going, Jesus began to say to the multitudes concerning John, 'What went ye out to the wilderness to view? -- a reed shaken by the wind?

Matthew 17:11-12

And Jesus answering said to them, 'Elijah doth indeed come first, and shall restore all things,

Matthew 21:25-32

the baptism of John, whence was it? -- from heaven, or from men?' And they were reasoning with themselves, saying, 'If we should say, From heaven; he will say to us, Wherefore, then, did ye not believe him?

Luke 7:28-35

for I say to you, a greater prophet, among those born of women, than John the Baptist there is not; but the least in the reign of God is greater than he.'

John 1:6

There came a man -- having been sent from God -- whose name is John,

John 1:19-28

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

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