Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Simon answered and said, "I suppose the one whom he forgave more." And He said to him, "You have judged correctly."

King James Version

Simon answered and said, I suppose that he, to whom he forgave most. And he said unto him, Thou hast rightly judged.

Holman Bible

Simon answered, "I suppose the one he forgave more." "You have judged correctly," He told him.

International Standard Version

Simon answered, "I suppose the one who had the larger debt canceled." Jesus told him, "You have answered correctly."

A Conservative Version

And having answered, Simon said, I suppose that it was to whom he forgave more. And he said to him, Thou have judged correctly.

American Standard Version

Simon answered and said, He, I suppose, to whom he forgave the most. And he said unto him, Thou hast rightly judged.

Amplified

Simon answered, The one, I take it, for whom he forgave and cancelled more. And Jesus said to him, You have decided correctly.

An Understandable Version

Simon answered, "The one who had the largest debt canceled, I suppose." Jesus said to him, "You are right."

Anderson New Testament

Simon answered and said: I suppose he to whom he forgave the more. He said to him: You have decided correctly.

Bible in Basic English

Simon, in answer, said, It seems he whose debt was greater. And he said, Your decision is right.

Common New Testament

Simon answered, "I suppose the one to whom he forgave more." And he said to him, "You have judged rightly."

Daniel Mace New Testament

I think, said Simon, he that had the greatest debt remitted to him. you are in the right, said Jesus.

Darby Translation

And Simon answering said, I suppose he to whom he forgave the most. And he said to him, Thou hast rightly judged.

Godbey New Testament

Simon responding said, I perceive, that he, to whom he forgave the more. And He said to him, You answered correctly.

Goodspeed New Testament

Simon answered, "The one, I suppose, for whom he canceled most." "You are right," he said.

John Wesley New Testament

Simon answering said, I suppose, he to whom he forgave most. He said to him, Thou hast rightly judged.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Simon answered and said, I suppose that he to whom he forgave most. And he said unto him, Thou hast rightly judged.

Julia Smith Translation

And Simon, having answered, said, I suppose, that to whom he bestowed more favor. And he said to him, Thou hast judged rightly,

King James 2000

Simon answered and said, I suppose that he, to whom he forgave most. And he said unto him, You have rightly judged.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Simon answered [and] said, "I suppose that [it is the one] to whom he forgave more." And he said to him, "You have judged correctly."

Modern King James verseion

And answering, Simon said, I suppose that one to whom he forgave most. And He said to him, You have judged rightly.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Simon answered, and said, "I suppose that he to whom he forgave most." And he said unto him, "Thou hast truly judged."

Moffatt New Testament

"I suppose," said Simon, "the man who had most forgiven." "Quite right," he said.

Montgomery New Testament

"I take it," said Simon, "the one he forgave the most."

NET Bible

Simon answered, "I suppose the one who had the bigger debt canceled." Jesus said to him, "You have judged rightly."

New Heart English Bible

Simon answered, "He, I suppose, to whom he forgave the most." He said to him, "You have judged correctly."

Noyes New Testament

Simon answering said, He, I suppose, to whom he remitted the most. And he said to him, Thou hast judged rightly.

Sawyer New Testament

Simon answered and said, I suppose the one to whom he gave most. And he said to him, You have judged rightly.

The Emphasized Bible

Making answer, Simon said - I suppose, that he to whom, the more, he forgave. And, he, said unto him - Rightly, hast thou judged.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And Simon answering said, I suppose, he to whom he forgave most. And he said unto him, Thou hast judged rightly.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"I suppose," answered Simon, "it will be the man to whom he forgave the greater debt." "You are right," said Jesus,

Webster

Simon answered and said, I suppose that he, to whom he forgave most. And he said to him, Thou hast rightly judged.

Weymouth New Testament

"I suppose," replied Simon, "the one to whom he forgave most." "You have judged rightly," Jesus rejoined.

Williams New Testament

Simon answered, "The one, I suppose, for whom he canceled most." Then He said, "You are correct in your judgment."

World English Bible

Simon answered, "He, I suppose, to whom he forgave the most." He said to him, "You have judged correctly."

Worrell New Testament

Simon, answering, said, "He, I suppose, to whom he forgave the more." And He said to him, "Rightly did you judge."

Worsley New Testament

And Simon answered, I suppose he to whom he forgave most. And Jesus said unto him, Thou hast rightly judged:

Youngs Literal Translation

And Simon answering said, 'I suppose that to whom he forgave the more;' and he said to him, 'Rightly thou didst judge.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Σίμων 
Simon 
Usage: 65

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

and
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἔπω 
Epo 
Usage: 824

ὑπολαμβάνω 
Hupolambano 
Usage: 4

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

he, to whom
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

χαρίζομαι 
Charizomai 
Usage: 21

πλείων πλεῖον πλέον 
Pleion 
Usage: 40

δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

he said
ἔπω 
Epo 
Usage: 824


Usage: 0

κρίνω 
Krino 
Usage: 84

ὀρθῶς 
Orthos 
Usage: 2

Context Readings

A Sinful Woman Anoints Jesus' Feet

42 "When they were unable to repay, he graciously forgave them both. So which of them will love him more?" 43 Simon answered and said, "I suppose the one whom he forgave more." And He said to him, "You have judged correctly." 44 Turning toward the woman, He said to Simon, "Do you see this woman? I entered your house; you gave Me no water for My feet, but she has wet My feet with her tears and wiped them with her hair.


Cross References

Psalm 116:16-18

O LORD, surely I am Your servant, I am Your servant, the son of Your handmaid, You have loosed my bonds.

Mark 12:34

When Jesus saw that he had answered intelligently, He said to him, "You are not far from the kingdom of God." After that, no one would venture to ask Him any more questions.

Luke 7:47

"For this reason I say to you, her sins, which are many, have been forgiven, for she loved much; but he who is forgiven little, loves little."

Luke 10:38

Now as they were traveling along, He entered a village; and a woman named Martha welcomed Him into her home.

1 Corinthians 15:9-10

For I am the least of the apostles, and not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ controls us, having concluded this, that one died for all, therefore all died;

1 Timothy 1:13-16

even though I was formerly a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent aggressor Yet I was shown mercy because I acted ignorantly in unbelief;

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