Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Even some tax collectors came to be baptized. They asked him, "Teacher, what should we do?"

New American Standard Bible

And some tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what shall we do?"

King James Version

Then came also publicans to be baptized, and said unto him, Master, what shall we do?

Holman Bible

Tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they asked him, “Teacher, what should we do?”

A Conservative Version

And tax collectors also came to be immersed, and they said to him, Teacher, what should we do?

American Standard Version

And there came also publicans to be baptized, and they said unto him, Teacher, what must we do?

Amplified

Even tax collectors came to be baptized, and they said to him, Teacher, what shall we do?

An Understandable Version

Then some tax collectors came to him to be immersed and asked him, "Teacher, what must we do [i.e., to demonstrate our repentance]?"

Anderson New Testament

And the publicans also came to be immersed, and they said to him: Teacher, what shall we do?

Bible in Basic English

Then tax-farmers came to him for baptism and said to him, Master, what have we to do?

Common New Testament

Tax collectors also came to be baptized, and said to him, "Teacher, what shall we do?"

Daniel Mace New Testament

the Publicans likewise came to be baptized, and said to him, master, how are we to act?

Darby Translation

And tax-gatherers came also to be baptised, and they said to him, Teacher, what should we do?

Godbey New Testament

And the publicans came also to be baptized, and said to him; Teacher, what shall we do!

Goodspeed New Testament

Even tax-collectors came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Master, what ought we to do?"

John Wesley New Testament

And publicans also came to be baptized, and said to him, Master, what shall we do?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then the publicans also came to be baptized and said unto him, Master, what shall we do?

Julia Smith Translation

And publicans came to be immersed, and said to him, Teacher, what shall we do?

King James 2000

Then came also tax collectors to be baptized, and said unto him, Teacher, what shall we do?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what should we do?"

Modern King James verseion

And tax-collectors also came to be baptized and said to him, Teacher, what shall we do?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then came there publicans to be baptised, and said unto him, "Master, what shall we do?"

Moffatt New Testament

Taxgatherers also came to get baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what are we to do?"

Montgomery New Testament

There came to him publicans also to be baptized, and they said to him, "Master, what must we do?"

NET Bible

Tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what should we do?"

New Heart English Bible

Tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what must we do?"

Noyes New Testament

And there came also publicans to be baptized, and said to him, Teacher, what must we do?

Sawyer New Testament

And publicans, also, came to be baptized, and said to him, Teacher, what shall we do?

The Emphasized Bible

And there came, even tax-collectors, to be immersed; and they said unto him - Teacher! what, shall we, do?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then came also the farmers of the taxes to be baptised, and they said unto him, Master, what shall we do?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Even tax-gatherers came to be baptized, and said to John: "Teacher, what are we to do?"

Webster

Then came also publicans to be baptized, and said to him, Master, what shall we do?

Weymouth New Testament

There came also a party of tax-gatherers to be baptized, and they asked him, "Rabbi, what are we to do?"

Williams New Testament

Then even the tax-collectors came to be baptized, and said to him, "Teacher, what ought we to do?"

World English Bible

Tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what must we do?"

Worrell New Testament

And there came also tax-collectors to be immersed, and they said to him, "Teacher, what shall we do?"

Worsley New Testament

And there came publicans to be baptized, and said unto him, Master, what shall we do?

Youngs Literal Translation

And there came also tax-gatherers to be baptised, and they said unto him, 'Teacher, what shall we do?'

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

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424


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

τελώνης 
Telones 
Usage: 12

to be baptized
βαπτίζω 
Baptizo 
Usage: 65

and

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

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

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

him

Usage: 0

διδάσκαλος 
Didaskalos 
Usage: 48

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

References

Context Readings

John The Baptist Begins His Ministry

11 He answered them, "The person who has two coats must share with the one who doesn't have any, and the person who has food must do the same." 12 Even some tax collectors came to be baptized. They asked him, "Teacher, what should we do?" 13 He told them, "Stop collecting more money than the amount you are told to collect."


Cross References

Luke 7:29

By having been baptized with John's baptism, all the people who listened, including the tax collectors, acknowledged God's justice.

Matthew 21:31-32

Which of the two did the father's will?" They answered, "The first one."

Luke 15:1-2

Now all the tax collectors and sinners kept coming to listen to Jesus.

Luke 18:13

"But the tax collector stood at a distance and would not even look up to heaven. Instead, he continued to beat his chest and said, "O God, be merciful to me, the sinner that I am!'

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