Parallel Verses

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.

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?’ say, ‘The Lord needs it’; and immediately he will send it here.”

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.

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.

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 
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 
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 
Usage: 232

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

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

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

χρεία 
Chreia 
Usage: 36

of him

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

Usage: 0

References

Easton

Morish

Context Readings

The Triumphal Entry

2 And said unto them, Go your way into the village opposite you: and as soon as you are entered into it, you shall find a colt tied, on which never man sat; loose him, and bring him. 3  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. 4 And they went their way, and found the colt tied by the door outside in a place where two ways met; and they loosed him.


Cross References

1 Chronicles 29:12-18

Both riches and honor come from you, and you reign over all; and in your hand is power and might; and in your hand it is to make great, and to give strength unto all.

Psalm 24:1

[A Psalm of David.] The earth is the LORD'S, and the fullness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.

Psalm 110:3

Your people shall be willing in the day of your power, in the beauties of holiness from the womb of the morning: you have the dew of your youth.

Mark 14:15

And he will show you a large upper room furnished and prepared: there make ready for us.

Acts 1:24

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

Acts 10:36

The word which God sent unto the children of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ: (he is Lord of all:)

Acts 17:25

Neither is worshiped with men's hands, as though he needed anything, seeing he gives to all 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 sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might be rich.

Hebrews 2:7-9

You made him a little lower than the angels; you crowned him with glory and honor, and did set him over the works of your hands:

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