Parallel Verses

King James 2000

And they answered and said unto Jesus, We cannot tell. And Jesus answering said unto them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

New American Standard Bible

Answering Jesus, they *said, “We do not know.” And Jesus *said to them, “Nor will I tell you by what authority I do these things.”

King James Version

And they answered and said unto Jesus, We cannot tell. And Jesus answering saith unto them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Holman Bible

So they answered Jesus, “We don’t know.”

And Jesus said to them, “Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things.”

International Standard Version

So they answered Jesus, "We don't know." Then Jesus told them, "Then I won't tell you by what authority I'm doing these things."

A Conservative Version

And having answered, they say to Jesus, We do not know. And having answering, Jesus says to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

American Standard Version

And they answered Jesus and say, We know not. And Jesus saith unto them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things.

Amplified

So they replied to Jesus, “We do not know.” And Jesus said to them, “Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things.”

An Understandable Version

So, they answered Jesus and said, "We do not know [where John got his authority to immerse]." Jesus replied to them, " [Then] neither will I tell you by what authority I am doing these things [i.e., miracles and teaching]."

Anderson New Testament

And they answered and said to Jesus: We do not know. And Jesus answering, said to them: Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Bible in Basic English

And they said in answer to Jesus, We have no idea. And Jesus said to them, And I will not say to you by what authority I do these things.

Common New Testament

So they answered Jesus, "We do not know." And Jesus said to them, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things."

Daniel Mace New Testament

they therefore gave Jesus this answer, we cannot tell. neither do I, said Jesus, acquaint you by what authority I act thus.

Darby Translation

And they answering say to Jesus, We do not know. And Jesus answering says to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Godbey New Testament

And responding they say to Jesus, We do not know. And Jesus says to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I am doing these things.

Goodspeed New Testament

So they answered Jesus, "We do not know." Jesus said to them, "Nor will I tell you what authority I have for doing as I do."

John Wesley New Testament

And they answering say to Jesus, We cannot tell. And Jesus answering saith to them, Neither tell I you, by what authority I do these things.

Julia Smith Translation

And having answered they say to Jesus, We know not. And Jesus having answered, says to them, Neither say I to you by what power I do these things.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they replied to Jesus saying, "We do not know." And Jesus said to them, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I am doing these [things]."

Modern King James verseion

And they answered and said to Jesus, We cannot tell. And answering Jesus said to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they answered, and said unto Jesus, "We cannot tell." And Jesus answered, and said unto them, "Neither will I tell you, by what authority I do these things."

Moffatt New Testament

So they replied to Jesus, "We do not know." Jesus said to them, "No more will I tell you what authority I have for acting as I do."

Montgomery New Testament

So their answer to Jesus was, "We do not know." "Neither will I tell you," said Jesus, "by what authority I do these things."

NET Bible

So they answered Jesus, "We don't know." Then Jesus said to them, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I am doing these things."

New Heart English Bible

They answered and said to Jesus, "We do not know." Jesus said to them, "Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things."

Noyes New Testament

And they answered and said to Jesus, We do not know. And Jesus saith to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Sawyer New Testament

And they answered and said to Jesus, We do not know. And Jesus said to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

The Emphasized Bible

And, making answer unto Jesus, they say - We know not; and Jesus saith unto them - Neither do, I, tell you, by what authority, these things, I am doing.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And they answering said to Jesus, We do not know. And Jesus in reply said to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Twentieth Century New Testament

So their answer to Jesus was--"We do not know." "Then I," replied Jesus, "refuse to tell you what authority I have to do these things."

Webster

And they answered and said to Jesus, We cannot tell. And Jesus answering saith to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Weymouth New Testament

So they answered Jesus, "We do not know." "Nor do I tell you," said Jesus, "by what authority I do these things."

Williams New Testament

So they said to Jesus, "We do not know." Jesus also said to them, "Nor am I going to tell you what sort of authority I have for doing as I do."

World English Bible

They answered Jesus, "We don't know." Jesus said to them, "Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things."

Worrell New Testament

And, answering, they say to Jesus, "We do not know." And Jesus saith to them, "Neither do I tell you by what authority I am doing these things."

Worsley New Testament

and they answered and said unto Jesus, We cannot tell. And Jesus replied and said unto them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Youngs Literal Translation

and answering they say to Jesus, 'We have not known;' and Jesus answering saith to them, 'Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.'

Interlinear

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



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

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

and said
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

We
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

εἴδω 
Eido 
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 519
Usage: 1045

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045


Usage: 0

οὐδέ 
Oude 
neither, nor, not, no not, not so much as, then not, not tr,
Usage: 83

do I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

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

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

ποῖος 
Poios 
Usage: 19

ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
Usage: 79

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

Context Readings

Jesus' Authority Challenged

32 But if we shall say, Of men; they feared the people: for all men counted John, that he was a prophet indeed. 33 And they answered and said unto Jesus, We cannot tell. And Jesus answering said unto them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.


Cross References

Job 5:13

He takes the wise in their own craftiness: and the counsel of the cunning is quickly ended.

Proverbs 26:4-5

Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest you also be like unto him.

Isaiah 1:3

The ox knows his owner, and the donkey his master's crib: but Israel does not know, my people do not consider.

Isaiah 6:9-10

And he said, Go, and tell this people, Hear you indeed, but understand not; and see you indeed, but perceive not.

Isaiah 29:9-14

Stop, and wonder; cry you out, and cry: they are drunken, but not with wine; they stagger, but not with strong drink.

Isaiah 42:19-20

Who is blind, but my servant? or deaf, as my messenger whom I sent? who is blind as he who is perfect, and blind as the LORD's servant?

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen are blind: they are all ignorant, they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, loving to slumber.

Jeremiah 8:7-9

Yea, the stork in the heavens knows her appointed times; and the turtledove and the crane and the swallow observe the time of their coming; but my people know not the law of the LORD.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because you have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you, that you shall be no priest to me: because you have forgotten the law of your God, I will also forget your children.

Malachi 2:7-8

For the priest's lips should preserve knowledge, and they should seek the law from his mouth: for he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts.

Matthew 15:14

Let them alone: they are blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.

Matthew 16:4

A wicked and adulterous generation seeks after a sign; and there shall no sign be given unto it, but the sign of the prophet Jonah. And he left them, and departed.

Matthew 21:27

And they answered Jesus, and said, We cannot tell. And he said unto them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things.

Matthew 23:16-26

Woe unto you, you blind guides, who say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, he is bound!

Luke 10:21-22

In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hid these things from the wise and prudent, and have revealed them unto babes: even so, Father; for so it seemed good in your sight.

Luke 20:7-8

And they answered, that they could not tell from where it was.

Luke 22:66-69

And as soon as it was day, the elders of the people and the chief priests and the scribes came together, and led him into their council, saying,

John 3:10

Jesus answered and said unto him, Are you a Teacher of Israel, and know not these things?

John 9:27

He answered them, I have told you already, and you did not hear: why would you hear it again? will you also be his disciples?

Romans 1:18-22

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness;

Romans 1:28

And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not proper;

2 Corinthians 3:15

But even unto this day, when Moses is read, the veil is upon their hearts.

2 Corinthians 4:3-4

But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost:

2 Thessalonians 2:10-12

And with all deception of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.

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