Parallel Verses

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.'

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.

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.

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.

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 may say, From heaven, he will say, Wherefore, then, did ye not believe him? 6 and if we may say, From men, all the people will stone us, for they are having been persuaded John to be a prophet.' 7 And they answered, that they knew not whence it was,


Cross References

Matthew 21:26

and if we should say, From men, we fear the multitude, for all hold John as a prophet.'

Matthew 11:9

But what went ye out to see? -- a prophet? yes, I say to you, and more than a prophet,

Matthew 14:5

and, willing to kill him, he feared the multitude, because as a prophet they were holding him.

Matthew 21:46

and seeking to lay hold on him, they feared the multitudes, seeing they were holding him as a prophet.

Matthew 26:5

and they said, 'Not in the feast, that there may not be a tumult among the people.'

Mark 12:12

And they were seeking to lay hold on him, and they feared the multitude, for they knew that against them he spake the simile, and having left him, they went away;

Luke 1:76

And thou, child, Prophet of the Highest Shalt thou be called; For thou shalt go before the face of the Lord, To prepare His ways.

Luke 7:26-29

'But what have ye gone forth to see? a prophet? Yes, I say to you, and much more than a prophet:

John 10:41

and many came unto him, and said -- 'John, indeed, did no sign, and all things, as many as John said about this one were true;'

Acts 5:26

then the magistrate having gone away with officers, brought them without violence, for they were fearing the people, lest they should be stoned;

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