Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

Was John's baptism from heaven or from men? Answer me."

New American Standard Bible

Was the baptism of John from heaven, or from men? Answer Me.”

King James Version

The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or of men? answer me.

Holman Bible

Was John’s baptism from heaven or from men? Answer Me.”

International Standard Version

Was John's authority to baptize from heaven or from humans? Answer me."

A Conservative Version

The immersion of John, was it from heaven, or from men? Answer me.

American Standard Version

The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or from men? answer me.

Amplified

Was the baptism of John [the Baptist] from heaven [that is, ordained by God] or from men? Answer Me.”

An Understandable Version

Was the immersion of John [authorized] from heaven or from men? Give me an answer."

Anderson New Testament

Was the immersion of John from heaven, or from men? answer me.

Bible in Basic English

The baptism of John, was it from heaven or from men? give me an answer.

Common New Testament

The baptism of Johnwas it from heaven or from men? Answer me."

Daniel Mace New Testament

the baptism of John, was it of divine, or of human institution?

Darby Translation

The baptism of John, was it of heaven, or of men? answer me.

Godbey New Testament

Was the baptism of John from heaven, or from men? answer me.

John Wesley New Testament

Was the baptism of John of heaven or of men?

Julia Smith Translation

Was the immersion of John from heaven, or from men ? answer me.

King James 2000

The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or of men? answer me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The baptism of John--was [it] from heaven or from men? Answer me!"

Modern King James verseion

The baptism of John, was it from Heaven, or from men? Answer Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The baptism of John: was it from heaven, or of men? Answer me."

Moffatt New Testament

What about the baptism of John? Was it from heaven or from men?"

Montgomery New Testament

The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or from men? Answer me!"

NET Bible

John's baptism -- was it from heaven or from people? Answer me."

New Heart English Bible

The baptism of John?was it from heaven, or from man? Answer me."

Noyes New Testament

The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or from men? Answer me.

Sawyer New Testament

The baptism of John; was it from heaven, or of men? answer me.

The Emphasized Bible

The immersion by John, Of heaven, was it, or, of men? Answer me!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

The baptism of John, was it of heaven, or of men? answer me.

Twentieth Century New Testament

It is about John's baptism. Was it of divine or human origin? Answer me that."

Webster

The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or from men? answer me.

Weymouth New Testament

John's Baptism--was it of Heavenly or of human origin? Answer me."

Williams New Testament

Was John's baptism from heaven or from men? Answer me."

World English Bible

The baptism of John -- was it from heaven, or from men? Answer me."

Worrell New Testament

The immersion of John, was it from Heaven, or from men? Answer Me."

Worsley New Testament

The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or from men? answer me.

Youngs Literal Translation

the baptism of John -- from heaven was it? or from men? answer me.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
βάπτισμα 
Baptisma 
Usage: 14

of John
Ἰωάννης 
Ioannes 
John , John , John , John
Usage: 116

was
ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

it from
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

or
ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

Context Readings

Jesus' Authority Challenged

29 Jesus said to them, "Let me ask you one question, and if you answer me, I will tell you what authority I have for doing as I do. 30  Was John's baptism from heaven or from men? Answer me." 31 And they argued with one another, "If we say, 'It was from heaven,' he will say, 'Then why did you not believe him?'


Cross References

Matthew 3:1-17

In those days John the Baptist appeared, and preached in the desert of Judea.

Mark 1:1-11

The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ.

Mark 9:13

Why, I tell you, not only has Elijah come, but people have treated him just as they pleased, as the Scripture says about him."

Luke 3:1-20

In the fifteenth year of the reign of the Emperor Tiberius, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, and Herod governor of Galilee, while his brother Philip was governor of the territory of Iturea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias was the governor of Abilene,

John 1:6-8

There appeared a man by the name of John, with a message from God.

John 1:15-36

(John testified to him and cried out??or it was he who said it??He who was to come after me is now ahead of me

John 3:25-36

So a discussion arose between John's disciples and a man from Judea, about purification.

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