Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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

But a controversy arose among them as to which of them might be the greatest [surpassing the others in excellence, worth, 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.

Common New Testament

And an argument arose among them as to 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.

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?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then there arose a dispute among them, which of them should be 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 understood not this saying, and it was hid from them that they should not perceive it. And they feared to ask him concerning this saying. 46 And a reasoning came in amongst them, who should be the greatest of them. 47 And Jesus, seeing the reasoning of their heart, having taken a little child set it by him,


Cross References

Matthew 18:1-5

In that hour the disciples came to Jesus saying, Who then is greatest in the kingdom of the heavens?

Mark 9:33-37

And he came to Capernaum, and being in the house, he asked them, Of what were ye reasoning by the way?

Matthew 20:20-22

Then came to him the mother of the sons of Zebedee, with her sons, doing homage, and asking something of him.

Matthew 23:6-7

and love the chief place in feasts and the first seats in the synagogues,

Luke 14:7-11

And he spoke a parable to those that were invited, remarking how they chose out the first places, saying to them,

Luke 22:24-27

And there was also a strife among them which of them should be held to be the greatest.

Romans 12:3

For I say, through the grace which has been given to me, to every one that is among you, not to have high thoughts above what he should think; but to think so as to be wise, as God has dealt to each a measure of faith.

Romans 12:10

as to brotherly love, kindly affectioned towards one another: as to honour, each taking the lead in paying it to the other:

Galatians 5:20-21

idolatry, sorcery, hatred, strifes, jealousies, angers, contentions, disputes, schools of opinion,

Galatians 5:25-26

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

Philippians 2:3

let nothing be in the spirit of strife or vain glory, but, in lowliness of mind, each esteeming the other as more excellent than themselves;

Philippians 2:14

Do all things without murmurings and reasonings,

3 John 1:9

I wrote something to the assembly; but Diotrephes, who loves to have the first place among them, receives us not.

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