Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"If anyone says to you, 'Why are you doing this?' you say, 'The Lord has need of it'; and immediately he will send it back here."

King James Version

And if any man say unto you, Why do ye this? say ye that the Lord hath need of him; and straightway he will send him hither.

Holman Bible

If anyone says to you, 'Why are you doing this?' say, 'The Lord needs it and will send it back here right away.' "

International Standard Version

If anyone asks you, "Why are you doing this?,' say, "The Lord needs it,' and he will send it back here at once."

A Conservative Version

And if any man should say to you, Why are ye doing this? say ye, The Lord has need of it, and straightaway he sends it here.

American Standard Version

And if any one say unto you, Why do ye this? say ye, The Lord hath need of him; and straightway he will send him back hither.

Amplified

If anyone asks you, Why are you doing this? answer, The Lord needs it, and He will send it back here presently.

An Understandable Version

And if anyone says to you, "Why are you doing this?" you should say, "The Lord needs it," and immediately he will send it back here.

Anderson New Testament

And if any say to you: "Why are you doing this? say that the Lord has need of him; and he will immediately send him hither.

Bible in Basic English

And if anyone says to you, Why are you doing this? say, The Lord has need of him and will send him back straight away.

Common New Testament

If anyone says to you, 'Why are you doing this?' say, 'The Lord has need of it and will send it back here immediately.'"

Daniel Mace New Testament

if any one should ask you, why you do so? tell him, the Lord has occasion for it, and immediately he will send it hither.

Darby Translation

And if any one say to you, Why do ye this? say, The Lord has need of it; and straightway he sends it hither.

Godbey New Testament

And if any one may say to you, Why do you this? say to him, that the Lord hath need of him; and immediately he sends him hither.

Goodspeed New Testament

And if anybody says to you, 'Why are you doing that?' say, 'The Master needs it, and will send it back here directly.' "

John Wesley New Testament

And if any say to you, Why do ye this? Say, The Lord hath need of him; and straightway he will send him hither.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And if anyone says unto you, Why do ye this? say ye that the Lord has need of him, and straightway he will send him here.

Julia Smith Translation

And if any say to you, Why do ye this? say ye that the Lord has need of him; and quickly will he send him here.

King James 2000

And if any man say unto you, Why do you this? say that the Lord has need of him; and immediately he will send him here.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And if anyone says to you, 'Why are you doing this?' say 'The Lord has need of it, and will send it here again at once.'"

Modern King James verseion

And if anyone says to you, Why do you do this? Say that the Lord has need of him, and immediately he will send him here.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And if any man say unto you, 'Why do ye so?' say that the Lord hath need of him: and straightway he will send him hither."

Moffatt New Testament

If anyone asks you, 'Why are you doing that?' say, 'The Lord needs it,' and he will send it back immediately."

Montgomery New Testament

And if any man asks you, 'Why are you doing that?" answer, 'The Lord has need of him, and he will immediately send him back.'"

NET Bible

If anyone says to you, 'Why are you doing this?' say, 'The Lord needs it and will send it back here soon.'"

New Heart English Bible

If anyone asks you, 'Why are you doing this?' say, 'The Lord needs him;' and immediately he will send him back here."

Noyes New Testament

And if any one say to you, Why do ye this? say, The Lord hath need of it, and will immediately send it back hither.

Sawyer New Testament

And if any one says to you, Why do you do this? say, The Lord has need of him, and he will immediately send him.

The Emphasized Bible

And, if anyone unto you should say - Why are ye doing this? say - The Lord, of him hath need; and, straightway, he sendeth him off again here.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And if any man say to you, Why do ye this? say, That the Lord hath need of it; and immediately he will send it hither.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And, if any one says to you 'Why are you doing that?', say 'The Master wants it, and will be sure to send it back here at once.'"

Webster

And if any man shall say to you, Why do ye this? say ye that the Lord hath need of him; and immediately he will send him hither.

Weymouth New Testament

And if any one asks you, 'Why are you doing that?' say, 'The Master needs it, and will send it back here without delay.'"

Williams New Testament

And if anyone asks you, 'Why are you doing that?' answer, 'The Lord needs it, and will soon send it back here.'"

World English Bible

If anyone asks you, 'Why are you doing this?' say, 'The Lord needs him;' and immediately he will send him back here."

Worrell New Testament

And, if any one say to you, 'Why do ye this?' say ye, 'The Lord hath need of him;' and straight-way he will send him back hither."

Worsley New Testament

And if any one say to you, Why do ye so? tell him, that the Lord hath need of it, and he will immediately send it hither.

Youngs Literal Translation

and if any one may say to you, Why do ye this? say ye that the lord hath need of it, and immediately he will send it hither.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
if , whosoever 9 , whatsoever 9 , though ,
Usage: 155

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

say
ἔπω 
Epo 
say , speak , tell , command , bid , , vr say
Usage: 824

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you , ye , your , not tr ,
Usage: 293

Why
τίς 
Tis 
what , who , why , whom , which ,
Usage: 344

do ye
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do , make , bring forth , commit , cause , work , show , bear , keep , fulfil , deal , perform , not tr , , vr do
Usage: 372

τοῦτο 
Touto 
this , therefore Trans , that , for this cause , wherefore , it , not tr ,
Usage: 232

say ye
ἔπω 
Epo 
say , speak , tell , command , bid , , vr say
Usage: 824

ὅτι 
Hoti 
that , for , because , how that , how ,
Usage: 764

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Lord , lord , master , sir , Sir ,
Usage: 643

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

χρεία 
Chreia 
Usage: 36

of him

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

and

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

εὐθέως 
Eutheos 
Usage: 61

he will send
ἀποστέλλω 
Apostello 
Usage: 73

him

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

References

Easton

Morish

Context Readings

The Triumphal Entry

2 and said to them, "Go into the village opposite you, and immediately as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, on which no one yet has ever sat; untie it and bring it here. 3 "If anyone says to you, 'Why are you doing this?' you say, 'The Lord has need of it'; and immediately he will send it back here." 4 They went away and found a colt tied at the door, outside in the street; and they untied it.


Cross References

1 Chronicles 29:12-18

"Both riches and honor come from You, and You rule over all, and in Your hand is power and might; and it lies in Your hand to make great and to strengthen everyone.

Psalm 24:1

The earth is the LORD'S, and all it contains, The world, and those who dwell in it.

Psalm 110:3

Your people will volunteer freely in the day of Your power; In holy array, from the womb of the dawn, Your youth are to You as the dew.

Mark 14:15

"And he himself will show you a large upper room furnished and ready; prepare for us there."

Acts 1:24

And they prayed and said, "You, Lord, who know the hearts of all men, show which one of these two You have chosen

Acts 10:36

"The word which He sent to the sons of Israel, preaching peace through Jesus Christ (He is Lord of all)--

Acts 17:25

nor is He served by human hands, as though He needed anything, since He Himself gives to all people life and breath and all things;

2 Corinthians 8:9

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, so that you through His poverty might become rich.

Hebrews 2:7-9

"YOU HAVE MADE HIM FOR A LITTLE WHILE LOWER THAN THE ANGELS; YOU HAVE CROWNED HIM WITH GLORY AND HONOR, AND HAVE APPOINTED HIM OVER THE WORKS OF YOUR HANDS;



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