Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

But if we shall say, From men; all the people will stone us: for they are persuaded that John was a prophet.

New American Standard Bible

But if we say, ‘From men,’ all the people will stone us to death, for they are convinced that John was a prophet.”

King James Version

But and if we say, Of men; all the people will stone us: for they be persuaded that John was a prophet.

Holman Bible

But if we say, ‘From men,’ all the people will stone us, because they are convinced that John was a prophet.”

International Standard Version

But if we say, "From humans,' all the people will stone us to death, because they are convinced that John was a prophet."

A Conservative Version

But if we say, From men, all the people will stone us, for they are convinced John is a prophet.

Amplified

But if we say, ‘From men,’ all the people will stone us to death, for they are firmly convinced that John was a prophet.”

An Understandable Version

But if we say 'from men,' all the people will stone us, for they are convinced that John was a prophet."

Anderson New Testament

But if we say, From men, all the people will stone us; for they believe that John was a prophet.

Bible in Basic English

But if we say, Of men; we will be stoned by the people, for they are certain that John was a prophet.

Common New Testament

But if we say, 'From men,' all the people will stone us, for they are persuaded that John was a prophet."

Daniel Mace New Testament

if we should assert, it was a human contrivance, the populace would stone us; for they are persuaded that John was a prophet.

Darby Translation

but if we should say, Of men, the whole people will stone us, for they are persuaded that John was a prophet.

Godbey New Testament

And if we may say, From men; all the people will stone us: for they are persuaded that John was a prophet.

Goodspeed New Testament

But if we say, 'From men,' all the people will stone us to death, for they are convinced that John was a prophet."

John Wesley New Testament

But if we say of men, all the people will stone us;

Julia Smith Translation

And if we say, Of men; all the people will stone us: for they are persuaded John to be a prophet.

King James 2000

But if we say, Of men; all the people will stone us: for they are persuaded that John was a prophet.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But if we say, 'From men,' all the people will stone us to death, because they are convinced [that] John was a prophet."

Modern King James verseion

But if we say, From men, then all the people will stone us, for they are persuaded that John was a prophet.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But and if we shall say, 'Of men,' all the people will stone us. For they surely be persuaded that John is a prophet."

Moffatt New Testament

And if we say, 'From men,' the whole of the people will stone us, for they are convinced John was a prophet."

Montgomery New Testament

"And if we say, 'From man,' all the people will stone us, for they were persuaded that John was a prophet."

NET Bible

But if we say, 'From people,' all the people will stone us, because they are convinced that John was a prophet."

New Heart English Bible

But if we say, 'From man,' all the people will stone us, for they are persuaded that John was a prophet."

Noyes New Testament

But if we say, From men, all the people will stone us; for they are persuaded that John was a prophet.

Sawyer New Testament

But if we say, From men, all the people will stone us; for they are persuaded that John is a prophet.

The Emphasized Bible

But, if we say, Of men, the people, one and all, will stone us, for, persuaded, they are, that, John, was, a prophet.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But if we say, Of men; all the people will stone us: for they are persuaded that John was a prophet.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But, if we say 'human,' the people will all stone us, for they are persuaded that John was a Prophet."

Webster

But if we say, From men; all the people will stone us: for they are persuaded that John was a prophet.

Weymouth New Testament

And if we say, 'human,' the people will all stone us; for they are thoroughly convinced that John was a Prophet."

Williams New Testament

But if we say, 'From men,' all the people will stone us to death, for they are convinced that John was a prophet."

World English Bible

But if we say, 'From men,' all the people will stone us, for they are persuaded that John was a prophet."

Worrell New Testament

and if we say, 'From men,' all the people will stone us; for they are persuaded that John was a prophet."

Worsley New Testament

but if we say, Of men, the people will all stone us: for they are persuaded that John was a prophet.

Youngs Literal Translation

and if we may say, From men, all the people will stone us, for they are having been persuaded John to be a prophet.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But and
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

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

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

men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

the people
λαός 
Laos 
Usage: 137

will stone
καταλιθάζω 
Katalithazo 
Usage: 1

us
ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
us, we, our, us-ward 9, not tr
Usage: 170

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

they be
εἶναι 
Einai 
to be, be, was, is, am, are, were, not tr,
Usage: 97

πείθω 
Peitho 
Usage: 52

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

was
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

Context Readings

Jesus' Authority Challenged

5 And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say, Why did ye not believe him? 6 But if we shall say, From men; all the people will stone us: for they are persuaded that John was a prophet. 7 And they answered, that they knew not whence it was .


Cross References

Matthew 21:26

But if we shall say, From men; we fear the multitude; for all hold John as a prophet.

Matthew 11:9

But wherefore went ye out? to see a prophet? Yea, I say unto you, and much more than a prophet.

Matthew 14:5

And when he would have put him to death, he feared the multitude, because they counted him as a prophet.

Matthew 21:46

And when they sought to lay hold on him, they feared the multitudes, because they took him for a prophet.

Matthew 26:5

But they said, Not during the feast, lest a tumult arise among people.

Mark 12:12

And they sought to lay hold on him; and they feared the multitude; for they perceived that he spake the parable against them: and they left him, and went away.

Luke 1:76

Yea and thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Most High: For thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to make ready his ways;

Luke 7:26-29

But what went ye out to see? a prophet? Yea, I say unto you, and much more than a prophet.

John 10:41

And many came unto him; and they said, John indeed did no sign: but all things whatsoever John spake of this man were true.

Acts 5:26

Then went the captain with the officers, and brought them, but without violence; for they feared the people, lest they should be stoned.

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