Parallel Verses

Moffatt New Testament

So they answered that they did not know where it came from.

New American Standard Bible

So they answered that they did not know where it came from.

King James Version

And they answered, that they could not tell whence it was.

Holman Bible

So they answered that they did not know its origin.

International Standard Version

So they answered that they didn't know where it was from.

A Conservative Version

And they replied not to know from where.

American Standard Version

And they answered, that they knew not whence it was .

Amplified

So they replied that they did not know from where it came.

An Understandable Version

Then they answered Jesus that they did not know [who authorized John's immersion].

Anderson New Testament

And they answered, that they knew not whence it was.

Bible in Basic English

And they made answer that they had no idea where it came from.

Common New Testament

So they answered that they did not know where it was from.

Daniel Mace New Testament

they answer'd then, they did not know which it was.

Darby Translation

And they answered, they did not know whence.

Godbey New Testament

And they responded, We do not know whence it is.

Goodspeed New Testament

So they answered that they did not know where it came from.

John Wesley New Testament

for they are persuaded that John was a prophet.

Julia Smith Translation

And they answered not to know from whence.

King James 2000

And they answered, that they could not tell from where it was.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they replied [that they] did not know where [it was] from.

Modern King James verseion

And they answered that they could not tell from where it was.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they answered that they could not tell whence it was.

Montgomery New Testament

So they answered that they did not know whence it was.

NET Bible

So they replied that they did not know where it came from.

New Heart English Bible

They answered that they did not know where it was from.

Noyes New Testament

And they answered, that they did not know whence it was.

Sawyer New Testament

And they answered, They did not know whence.

The Emphasized Bible

And they answered, that they knew not whence.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And they answered, We know not from whence.

Twentieth Century New Testament

So they answered that they did not know its origin.

Webster

And they answered, that they could not tell whence it was.

Weymouth New Testament

And they answered that they did not know the origin of it.

Williams New Testament

So they answered and said that they did not know where it was from.

World English Bible

They answered that they didn't know where it was from.

Worrell New Testament

And they answered that they knew not whence it was;

Worsley New Testament

And they answered, they did not know whence it was.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they answered, that they knew not whence it was,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

πόθεν 
Pothen 
Usage: 17

Verse Info

Context Readings

Jesus' Authority Challenged

6 And if we say, 'From men,' the whole of the people will stone us, for they are convinced John was a prophet." 7 So they answered that they did not know where it came from. 8 Jesus said to them, "No more will I tell you what authority I have for acting as I do."


Cross References

John 3:19-20

And this is the sentence of condemnation, that the Light has entered the world and yet men have preferred darkness to light. It is because their actions have been evil;

John 9:39

Then said Jesus, "It is for judgment that I have come into this world, to make the sightless see, to make the seeing blind."

2 Thessalonians 2:10-12

and with the full deceitfulness of evil for those who are doomed to perish, since they refuse to love the Truth that would save them.

2 Timothy 3:8-9

For these guides of theirs are hostile to the Truth, just as Jannes and Jambres were hostile to Moses; they are depraved in mind and useless for all purposes of faith.

2 Peter 3:3

To begin with, you know that mockers will come with their mockeries in the last days, men who go by their own passions,

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