Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

Why does this one speak such blasphemies? Who can forgive sins except God only?

New American Standard Bible

“Why does this man speak that way? He is blaspheming; who can forgive sins but God alone?”

King James Version

Why doth this man thus speak blasphemies? who can forgive sins but God only?

Holman Bible

“Why does He speak like this? He’s blaspheming! Who can forgive sins but God alone?”

International Standard Version

"Why does this man talk this way? He is blaspheming! Who can forgive sins but God alone?"

A Conservative Version

Why does this man speak blasphemies this way. Who can forgive sins but one, God?

American Standard Version

Why doth this man thus speak? he blasphemeth: who can forgive sins but one, even God?

Amplified

“Why does this man talk that way? He is blaspheming; who can forgive sins [remove guilt, nullify sin’s penalty, and assign righteousness] except God alone?”

An Understandable Version

"Why does this man talk this way? He is speaking against God. Who can forgive sins except one, that is, God?"

Anderson New Testament

Why does this man thus speak impiously? Who can forgive sins but God only?

Bible in Basic English

Why does this man say such things? he has no respect for God: from whom does forgiveness come but from God only?

Common New Testament

"Why does this man speak like this? He is blaspheming! Who can forgive sins but God alone?"

Daniel Mace New Testament

why doth this man speak such blasphemies? who can forgive sins but God?

Darby Translation

Why does this man thus speak? he blasphemes. Who is able to forgive sins except God alone?

Godbey New Testament

Why does He speak blasphemies? Who is able to forgive sins, except the one God?

Goodspeed New Testament

"Why does this man talk so? This is blasphemy. Who can forgive sins but God alone?"

John Wesley New Testament

Who can forgive sins, but God only?

Julia Smith Translation

Why does this thus speak blasphemies? who can remit sins but the one God

King James 2000

Why does this man thus speak blasphemies? who can forgive sins but God only?

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Why does this man speak like this? He is blaspheming! Who is able to forgive sins except God alone?"

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"How doth this fellow so blaspheme? Who can forgive sins, but God only?"

Moffatt New Testament

"What does the man mean by talking like this? It is blasphemy! Who can forgive sins, who but God alone?"

Montgomery New Testament

"Why does this man speak like this? He blasphemes. Who is able to forgive sins but One, God himself?"

NET Bible

"Why does this man speak this way? He is blaspheming! Who can forgive sins but God alone?"

New Heart English Bible

"Why does this man speak like that? He is blaspheming; who can forgive sins but God alone?"

Noyes New Testament

Why doth this man speak thus? He blasphemeth; who can forgive sins but God only?

Sawyer New Testament

Why does this man speak so? he blasphemes. Who can forgive sins but God alone?

The Emphasized Bible

Why doth, this, man thus talk? he is speaking profanely! Who can forgive sins, save one, God?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Why doth this man thus speak blasphemies? who can forgive sins but the one God?

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Why does this man speak like this? He is blaspheming! Who can forgive sins except God?"

Webster

Why doth this man thus speak blasphemies? who can forgive sins but God only?

Weymouth New Testament

"Why does this man use such words?" they said; "he is blaspheming. Who can pardon sins but One--that is, God?"

Williams New Testament

"Why is He talking this way? He is blaspheming. Who can forgive sins but God alone?"

World English Bible

"Why does this man speak blasphemies like that? Who can forgive sins but God alone?"

Worrell New Testament

"Why doth this Man speak thus? He blasphemeth! Who can forgive sins but One, God?"

Worsley New Testament

Why doth this man thus speak blasphemies? who can forgive sins but God?

Youngs Literal Translation

Why doth this one thus speak evil words? who is able to forgive sins except one -- God?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Why
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

βλασφημία 
Blasphemia 
Usage: 13

who
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

can
δύναμαι 
Dunamai 
can , cannot , be able, may , able,
Usage: 140

ἀφίημι 
Aphiemi 
Usage: 57

ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

but
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

Context Readings

A Paralytic Healed

6 But some of the scribes were sitting there, and reasoning in their hearts, 7 Why does this one speak such blasphemies? Who can forgive sins except God only? 8 And instantly knowing in His spirit that they reasoned so within themselves, He said to them, Why do you reason these things in your heart?


Cross References

Isaiah 43:25

I, I am He who blots out your sins for My own sake, and will not remember your sins.

Mark 14:64

You have heard the blasphemy; what do you think? And they all condemned Him to be guilty of death.

John 10:36

do you say of Him whom the Father has sanctified and sent into the world, You blaspheme, because I said, I am the Son of God?

Job 14:4

Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? No one!

Psalm 130:4

But there is forgiveness with You, that You may be feared.

Daniel 9:9

To the Lord our God belong mercies and forgivenesses, though we have rebelled against Him.

Micah 7:18

Who is a God like You, who pardons iniquity and passes by the transgression of the remnant of His heritage? He does not keep His anger forever, because He delights in mercy.

Matthew 9:3

And lo, some of the scribes said within themselves, This one blasphemes.

Matthew 26:65

Then the high priest tore his clothes, saying, He has spoken blasphemy! What further need do we have of witnesses? Behold, now you have heard his blasphemy.

Luke 5:21

And the scribes and Pharisees began to reason, saying, Who is this who speaks blasphemies? Who can forgive sins, except God alone?

Luke 7:49

And those reclining with Him began to say within themselves, Who is this who even forgives sins?

John 10:33

The Jews answered Him, saying, We do not stone you for a good work, but for blasphemy, and because you, being a man, make yourself God.

John 20:20-23

And when He had said this, He showed them His hands and His side. Then the disciples were glad when they saw the Lord.

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