Parallel Verses

Common New Testament

And an argument arose among them as to which of them would be the greatest.

New American Standard Bible

An argument started among them as to which of them might be the greatest.

King James Version

Then there arose a reasoning among them, which of them should be greatest.

Holman Bible

Then an argument started among them about who would be the greatest of them.

International Standard Version

Later, an argument started among the disciples as to which of them might be the greatest.

A Conservative Version

But a thought entered among them, which of them may be greater.

American Standard Version

And there arose a reasoning among them, which of them was the greatest.

Amplified

An argument started among them as to which of them might be the greatest [surpassing the others in esteem and authority].

An Understandable Version

Then a dispute developed among Jesus' disciples as to which one of them was the greatest.

Anderson New Testament

And there arose a contention among them, which of them should be greatest.

Bible in Basic English

Now there was a discussion among them about which of them would be the greatest.

Daniel Mace New Testament

At length they enter'd into a debate, which of them should be the greatest.

Darby Translation

And a reasoning came in amongst them, who should be the greatest of them.

Godbey New Testament

And a dispute came in among them, as to which one of them might be the greater.

Goodspeed New Testament

A discussion arose among them as to which of them would be the greatest.

John Wesley New Testament

And there arose a reasoning among them, which of them was the greatest?

Julia Smith Translation

And there came up a conference among them, thus, which of them should be the greatest.

King James 2000

Then there arose a reasoning among them, as to which of them should be greatest.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And an argument developed among them as to who of them might be greatest.

Modern King James verseion

And an argument came in among them, who might be the greater of them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then there arose a disputation among them: who should be the greatest.

Moffatt New Testament

A dispute arose among them as to which of them was the greatest.

Montgomery New Testament

Now there arose a dispute among them as to which one of them was the greatest.

NET Bible

Now an argument started among the disciples as to which of them might be the greatest.

New Heart English Bible

There arose an argument among them about which of them was the greatest.

Noyes New Testament

And there arose a reasoning among them, which of them was greatest.

Sawyer New Testament

And there arose a debate among them, which of them should be the greatest.

The Emphasized Bible

But there entered a reasoning among them, as to who of them should be greatest.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then a dispute sprang up among them, which of them should be the greatest.

Twentieth Century New Testament

A discussion arose among the disciples as to which of them was the greatest;

Webster

Then there arose a reasoning among them, which of them should be greatest.

Weymouth New Testament

Now there arose a dispute among them, which of them was to be the greatest.

Williams New Testament

Now a controversy sprang up among them as to which of them might be the greatest.

World English Bible

There arose an argument among them about which of them was the greatest.

Worrell New Testament

And there entered a reasoning among them, as to which of them should be greatest.

Worsley New Testament

Then a dispute rose among them, which of them should be greatest.

Youngs Literal Translation

And there entered a reasoning among them, this, Who may be greater of them?

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

εἰσέρχομαι 
Eiserchomai 
enter, go, come in, go in, enter in, come, arise
Usage: 120

διαλογισμός 
Dialogismos 
Usage: 11

ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128


Usage: 0

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

of them

Usage: 0

should be
εἴην 
Eien 
should be, be, meant, might be, should mean, wert, not tr
Usage: 9

References

Context Readings

The Question About Who Is Greatest

45 But they did not understand this saying, and it was hidden from them so that they did not perceive it; and they were afraid to ask him about this saying. 46 And an argument arose among them as to which of them would be the greatest. 47 Jesus, perceiving the thought of their heart, took a little child and set him by him,


Cross References

Matthew 18:1-5

At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, "Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?"

Mark 9:33-37

And they came to Capernaum. When he was in the house, he asked them, "What were you discussing on the road?"

Matthew 20:20-22

Then the mother of Zebedee's sons came to him with her sons and, kneeling down, asked something of him.

Matthew 23:6-7

And they love the place of honor at feasts and the best seats in the synagogues,

Luke 14:7-11

So he told a parable to those who were invited, when he noted how they chose the places of honor, saying to them:

Luke 22:24-27

A dispute also arose among them, which of them was to be considered the greatest.

Romans 12:3

For by the grace given to me I say to every one among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith which God has assigned him.

Romans 12:10

Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; outdo one another in showing honor.

Galatians 5:20-21

idolatry, sorcery, hatred, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, disputes, dissensions, factions,

Galatians 5:25-26

If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk by the Spirit.

Philippians 2:3

Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.

Philippians 2:14

Do all things without grumbling or arguing,

3 John 1:9

I wrote something to the church; but Diotrephes, who loves to be first among them, does not accept what we say.

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