Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And he said to them, "Collect no more than what you have been ordered to."

King James Version

And he said unto them, Exact no more than that which is appointed you.

Holman Bible

He told them, "Don't collect any more than what you have been authorized."

International Standard Version

He told them, "Stop collecting more money than the amount you are told to collect."

A Conservative Version

And he said to them, Collect not one thing more than from what has been appointed for you.

American Standard Version

And he said unto them, Extort no more than that which is appointed you.

Amplified

And he said to them, Exact and collect no more than the fixed amount appointed you.

An Understandable Version

And he answered them, "Do not collect any more [tax money] than you are required to."

Anderson New Testament

And he said to them: Exact no more than that which is appointed you.

Bible in Basic English

And he said to them, Do not make an attempt to get more money than the right amount.

Common New Testament

And he said to them, "Collect no more than is appointed you."

Daniel Mace New Testament

exact, said he, no more than what the law requires.

Darby Translation

And he said to them, Take no more money than what is appointed to you.

Godbey New Testament

And he said to them, Exact no more than that which has been appointed unto you.

Goodspeed New Testament

He said to them, "Do not collect any more than you are authorized to."

John Wesley New Testament

And he said to them, Exact no more than what is appointed you.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he said unto them, Exact no more than that which is appointed you.

Julia Smith Translation

And he said to them, Do nothing more than that appointed you

King James 2000

And he said unto them, Exact no more than that which is appointed you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said to them, "Collect no more than {what you are ordered to}."

Modern King James verseion

And he said to them, Continue to do no more than that commanded to you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said unto them, "Require no more than that which is appointed unto you."

Moffatt New Testament

He said to them, "Never exact more than your fixed rate."

Montgomery New Testament

And he said to them, "Exact no more than the sum allowed you."

NET Bible

He told them, "Collect no more than you are required to."

New Heart English Bible

He said to them, "Collect no more than that which is appointed to you."

Noyes New Testament

And he said to them, Exact no more than hath been ordered you.

Sawyer New Testament

And he said to them, Do nothing more than is appointed for you.

The Emphasized Bible

And, he, said unto them, Nothing more than what is appointed you, exact ye.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

He said unto them, Exact nothing more than is appointed for you.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Do not collect more than you have authority to demand," John answered.

Webster

And he said to them, Exact no more than that which is appointed you.

Weymouth New Testament

"Do not exact more than the legal amount," he replied.

Williams New Testament

So he said to them, "Stop collecting any more than is prescribed for you."

World English Bible

He said to them, "Collect no more than that which is appointed to you."

Worrell New Testament

And he said to them, "Exact no more than that which has been appointed you."

Worsley New Testament

And He said unto them, Exact no more than what is appointed you.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he said unto them, 'Exact no more than that directed you.'

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

he said
ἔπω 
Epo 
Usage: 824

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


Usage: 0

πράσσω 
Prasso 
Usage: 35

no
μηδείς μηδεμία μηδέν 
medeis 
no man, nothing, no, none, not, anything,
Usage: 79

πλείων πλεῖον πλέον 
Pleion 
Usage: 40

παρά 
Para 
of, with, from, by ... side, at, than,
Usage: 145

διατάσσω 
Diatasso 
Usage: 14

Context Readings

John The Baptist Begins His Ministry

12 And some tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what shall we do?" 13 And he said to them, "Collect no more than what you have been ordered to." 14 Some soldiers were questioning him, saying, "And what about us, what shall we do?" And he said to them, "Do not take money from anyone by force, or accuse anyone falsely, and be content with your wages."


Cross References

Luke 19:8

Zaccheus stopped and said to the Lord, "Behold, Lord, half of my possessions I will give to the poor, and if I have defrauded anyone of anything, I will give back four times as much."

Psalm 18:23

I was also blameless with Him, And I kept myself from my iniquity.

Proverbs 28:13

He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper, But he who confesses and forsakes them will find compassion.

Isaiah 1:16-17

"Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; Remove the evil of your deeds from My sight Cease to do evil,

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek the LORD while He may be found; Call upon Him while He is near.

Ezekiel 18:21-22

"But if the wicked man turns from all his sins which he has committed and observes all My statutes and practices justice and righteousness, he shall surely live; he shall not die.

Ezekiel 18:27-28

"Again, when a wicked man turns away from his wickedness which he has committed and practices justice and righteousness, he will save his life.

Micah 6:8

He has told you, O man, what is good; And what does the LORD require of you But to do justice, to love kindness, And to walk humbly with your God?

Matthew 7:12

"In everything, therefore, treat people the same way you want them to treat you, for this is the Law and the Prophets.

1 Corinthians 6:10

nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, will inherit the kingdom of God.

Ephesians 4:28

He who steals must steal no longer; but rather he must labor, performing with his own hands what is good, so that he will have something to share with one who has need.

Titus 2:11-12

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,

Hebrews 12:1

Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,

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