Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But they were startled and frightened and thought that they were seeing a spirit.

King James Version

But they were terrified and affrighted, and supposed that they had seen a spirit.

Holman Bible

But they were startled and terrified and thought they were seeing a ghost.

International Standard Version

They were startled and terrified, thinking they were seeing a ghost.

A Conservative Version

But having seen startled, and having become frightened, they presumed to see a spirit.

American Standard Version

But they were terrified and affrighted, and supposed that they beheld a spirit.

Amplified

But they were so startled and terrified that they thought they saw a spirit.

An Understandable Version

But they became frightened and [even] terrified, and assumed they were seeing a spirit.

Anderson New Testament

But they were terrified and frightened, and thought that they saw a spirit.

Bible in Basic English

But they were full of fear, being of the opinion that they were seeing a spirit.

Common New Testament

But they were startled and frightened, and supposed that they saw a spirit.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but they were in a consternation and fright, imagining, that they saw a spirit.

Darby Translation

But they, being confounded and being frightened, supposed they beheld a spirit.

Godbey New Testament

and they being affrighted and filled with fear, thought they saw a spirit.

Goodspeed New Testament

They were startled and panic-stricken, and thought they saw a ghost.

John Wesley New Testament

But being terrified and affrighted, they thought they saw a spirit.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But they were terrified and frightened, and supposed that they were seeing a spirit.

Julia Smith Translation

And they, struck with awe and being afraid, thought to see a spirit.

King James 2000

But they were terrified and frightened, and supposed that they had seen a spirit.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But they were startled and became terrified, [and] thought [they] had seen a ghost.

Modern King James verseion

But they were terrified and filled with fear, for they thought they saw a spirit.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they were abashed, and afraid, supposing that they had seen a spirit.

Moffatt New Testament

They were scared and terrified, imagining it was a ghost they saw;

Montgomery New Testament

They were startled and terrified and thought that they were seeing a ghost.

NET Bible

But they were startled and terrified, thinking they saw a ghost.

New Heart English Bible

But they were terrified and filled with fear, and supposed that they had seen a spirit.

Noyes New Testament

But they were terrified and affrighted, and supposed that they beheld a spirit.

Sawyer New Testament

and they being terrified and afraid, thought they saw a spirit.

The Emphasized Bible

But, being agitated and becoming, afraid, they began to imagine, that, upon a spirit, they were looking.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But terrified and affrighted, they thought they saw a spirit.

Twentieth Century New Testament

In their terror and alarm they thought they saw a spirit,

Webster

But they were terrified and affrighted, and supposed that they had seen a spirit.

Weymouth New Testament

Startled, and in the utmost alarm, they thought they were looking at a spirit;

Williams New Testament

and they were so startled and terror-stricken that they were beginning to think that they saw a ghost.

World English Bible

But they were terrified and filled with fear, and supposed that they had seen a spirit.

Worrell New Testament

But, being terrified and frightened, they were supposing that they were beholding a spirit.

Worsley New Testament

But they being terrified and frighted, thought they saw a spirit.

Youngs Literal Translation

and being amazed, and becoming affrighted, they were thinking themselves to see a spirit.

Interlinear

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

πτοέω 
Ptoeo 
Usage: 1

and

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

ἔμφοβος 
Emphobos 
Usage: 6

δοκέω 
Dokeo 
Usage: 45

θεωρέω 
theoreo 
Usage: 40

Context Readings

Jesus Appears To His Disciples

36 While they were telling these things, He Himself stood in their midst and said to them, "Peace be to you." 37 But they were startled and frightened and thought that they were seeing a spirit. 38 And He said to them, "Why are you troubled, and why do doubts arise in your hearts?



Cross References

1 Samuel 28:13

The king said to her, "Do not be afraid; but what do you see?" And the woman said to Saul, "I see a divine being coming up out of the earth."

Job 4:14-16

Dread came upon me, and trembling, And made all my bones shake.

Matthew 14:26-27

When the disciples saw Him walking on the sea, they were terrified, and said, "It is a ghost!" And they cried out in fear.

Mark 6:49-50

But when they saw Him walking on the sea, they supposed that it was a ghost, and cried out;

Luke 16:30

"But he said, 'No, father Abraham, but if someone goes to them from the dead, they will repent!'

Acts 12:15

They said to her, "You are out of your mind!" But she kept insisting that it was so. They kept saying, "It is his angel."

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