Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

For John the Baptist did not come eating bread or drinking wine, and you say, ‘He has a demon!’

New American Standard Bible

"For John the Baptist has come eating no bread and drinking no wine, and you say, 'He has a demon!'

King James Version

For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine; and ye say, He hath a devil.

International Standard Version

Because John the Baptist has come neither eating bread nor drinking wine, yet you say, "He has a demon!'

A Conservative Version

For John the immerser has come neither eating bread nor drinking wine, and ye say, He has a demon.

American Standard Version

For John the Baptist is come eating no bread nor drinking wine; and ye say, He hath a demon.

Amplified

For John the Baptist has come neither eating bread nor drinking wine, and you say, He has a demon.

An Understandable Version

For when John the Immerser came, he did not eat bread or drink wine [on festive occasions] and you said, 'He is dominated by an evil spirit.'

Anderson New Testament

For John the Immerser came, neither eating bread nor drinking wine, and you say, He has a demon.

Bible in Basic English

For John the Baptist came, taking no food or drink, and you say, He has an evil spirit.

Common New Testament

For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine, and you say, 'He has a demon.'

Daniel Mace New Testament

for John the Baptist, when he came, abstain'd from bread and wine; yet you say, he is possess'd with a demon.

Darby Translation

For John the baptist has come neither eating bread nor drinking wine, and ye say, He has a demon.

Godbey New Testament

For John the Baptist has come neither eating bread nor drinking wine; and you say, He has a demon.

Goodspeed New Testament

"For when John the Baptist came, he did not eat any bread or drink any wine, and you said, 'He has a demon!'

John Wesley New Testament

For John the Baptist came neither eating bread, nor drinking wine; and ye say, He hath a devil.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine, and ye say, He has a demon.

Julia Smith Translation

For John the Immerser came, neither eating bread, nor drinking wine, and ye say, He has a demon.

King James 2000

For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine; and you say, He has a demon.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For John the Baptist has come not eating bread or drinking wine, and you say, 'He has a demon!'

Modern King James verseion

For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine, and you say, He has a demon.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For John Baptist came unto you neither eating bread, nor drinking wine, and ye say, 'He hath the devil.'

Moffatt New Testament

For John the Baptist has come, eating no bread and drinking no wine, and you say, 'He has a devil';

Montgomery New Testament

"For John the Baptist has come eating no bread and drinking no wine, and you say, 'He has a demon!'

NET Bible

For John the Baptist has come eating no bread and drinking no wine, and you say, 'He has a demon!'

New Heart English Bible

For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine, and you say, 'He has a demon.'

Noyes New Testament

For John the Baptist hath come not eating bread, nor drinking wine; and ye say, He hath a demon.

Sawyer New Testament

For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine, and you say, He has a demon.

The Emphasized Bible

For John the Immerser hath come, neither eating bread nor drinking wine, and ye say - A demon, he hath:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For John the Baptist came neither eating bread, nor drinking wine; and ye say, He hath a devil.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For now that John the Baptist has come, not eating bread or drinking wine, you are saying 'He has a demon in him';

Webster

For John the Baptist came neither eating bread, nor drinking wine; and ye say, He hath a demon.

Weymouth New Testament

For John the Baptist has come eating no bread and drinking no wine, and you say, 'He has a demon!'

Williams New Testament

"For John the Baptist came eating no bread and drinking no wine, and yet you say, 'He has a demon!'

World English Bible

For John the Baptizer came neither eating bread nor drinking wine, and you say, 'He has a demon.'

Worrell New Testament

For John, the Immerser, has come, neither eating bread, nor drinking wine; and ye say, 'He has a demon.'

Worsley New Testament

for John the baptist came neither eating bread, nor drinking wine, and ye say, he hath a demon:

Youngs Literal Translation

'For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine, and ye say, He hath a demon;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

Ἰωάννης 
Ioannes 
John , John , John , John
Usage: 116

the Baptist
Βαπτιστής 
Baptistes 
Usage: 10

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

μήτε 
mete 
neither, nor, so much as, or
Usage: 24

ἐσθίω 
Esthio 
Usage: 52

ἄρτος 
Artos 
Usage: 61

nor
μήτε 
mete 
neither, nor, so much as, or
Usage: 24

πίνω πίω πόω 
Pino 
drink, drink of
Usage: 31

οἶνος 
Oinos 
Usage: 21

and

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

ye say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

He hath
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

References

American

Easton

Watsons

Context Readings

A Question From John The Baptist

32 They are like children sitting in the marketplace and calling to each other:We played the flute for you,
but you didn’t dance;
we sang a lament,
but you didn’t weep!
33 For John the Baptist did not come eating bread or drinking wine, and you say, ‘He has a demon!’ 34 The Son of Man has come eating and drinking, and you say, ‘Look, a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’


Cross References

Luke 1:15

For he will be great in the sight of the Lord
and will never drink wine or beer.
He will be filled with the Holy Spirit
while still in his mother’s womb.

Matthew 3:4

John himself had a camel-hair garment with a leather belt around his waist, and his food was locusts and wild honey.

Mark 1:6

John wore a camel-hair garment with a leather belt around his waist and ate locusts and wild honey.

Jeremiah 16:8-10

You must not enter the house where feasting is taking place to sit with them to eat and drink.

Matthew 10:25

It is enough for a disciple to become like his teacher and a slave like his master. If they called the head of the house ‘Beelzebul,’ how much more the members of his household!

John 8:48

The Jews responded to Him, “Aren’t we right in saying that You’re a Samaritan and have a demon?”

John 8:52

Then the Jews said, “Now we know You have a demon. Abraham died and so did the prophets. You say, ‘If anyone keeps My word, he will never taste death—ever!’

John 10:20

Many of them were saying, “He has a demon and He’s crazy! Why do you listen to Him?”

Acts 2:13

But some sneered and said, “They’re full of new wine!”

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