Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But they kept silent, for on the way they had discussed with one another which of them was the greatest.

King James Version

But they held their peace: for by the way they had disputed among themselves, who should be the greatest.

Holman Bible

But they were silent, because on the way they had been arguing with one another about who was the greatest.

International Standard Version

But they kept silent, because they had argued on the road with one another about who was the greatest.

A Conservative Version

But they were silent, for on the way they discussed among each other, who is greater.

American Standard Version

But they held their peace: for they had disputed one with another on the way, who was the greatest.

Amplified

But they kept quiet, because on the road they had discussed and debated with one another which one [of them] was the greatest.

An Understandable Version

But they kept quiet for they had been arguing with one another over which one of them was the greatest.

Anderson New Testament

But they were silent. For they had been disputing with one another along the road which was greatest.

Bible in Basic English

But they said nothing: because they had had an argument between themselves on the way, about who was the greatest.

Common New Testament

But they kept silent; for on the way they had discussed with one another who was the greatest.

Daniel Mace New Testament

at which they were silent, for upon the road they had disputed about precedency.

Darby Translation

And they remained silent, for by the way they had been reasoning with one another who was greatest.

Godbey New Testament

And they were silent: for they were disputing to one another in the way, who was the greater.

Goodspeed New Testament

But they made no answer, for on the way they had been discussing with one another which of them was the greatest.

John Wesley New Testament

But they held their peace; for they had been debating among themselves in the way, Who should be greatest?

Julia Smith Translation

And they were silent; for they discussed to one another in the way, who the greatest.

King James 2000

But they held their peace: for on the way they had disputed among themselves, who should be the greatest.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But they were silent, because they had argued with one another on the way [about] who [was] greatest.

Modern King James verseion

But they were silent. For in the way they had disputed among themselves who was the greatest.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they held their peace: for by the way they reasoned among themselves, who should be the chiefest.

Moffatt New Testament

They said nothing, for on the road they had been disputing about which of them was the greatest.

Montgomery New Testament

But they were silent, for on the road they were disputing together which one was greatest.

NET Bible

But they were silent, for on the way they had argued with one another about who was the greatest.

New Heart English Bible

But they were silent, for they had disputed one with another on the way about who was the greatest.

Noyes New Testament

But they were silent; for on the road they had been disputing with one another, who was greatest.

Sawyer New Testament

And they were silent; for they had disputed with each other on the way as to who was the greatest.

The Emphasized Bible

And they were silent; for, with one another, they had discussed in the way, who should be greatest.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But they held their peace. For they had been disputing with each other on the road, which was the greatest.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But they were silent; for on the way they had been arguing with one another which was the greatest.

Webster

But they held their peace: for by the way they had disputed among themselves, who should be the greatest.

Weymouth New Testament

But they remained silent; for on the way they had debated with one another who was the chief of them.

Williams New Testament

But they had nothing to say, for they had discussed with one another which of them was to be the greatest.

World English Bible

But they were silent, for they had disputed one with another on the way about who was the greatest.

Worrell New Testament

But they were silent; for they disputed with one another in the way, who was the greatest.

Worsley New Testament

But they held their peace; for they had been disputing with each other by the way who should be the greatest.

Youngs Literal Translation

and they were silent, for with one another they did reason in the way who is greater;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

σιωπάω 
Siopao 
Usage: 8

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

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

the way
ὁδός 
Hodos 
Usage: 75

διαλέγομαι 
Dialegomai 
Usage: 13

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

ἀλλήλων 
Allelon 
Usage: 85

who
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

References

Context Readings

The Question About Who Is Greatest

33 They came to Capernaum; and when He was in the house, He began to question them, “What were you discussing on the way?” 34 But they kept silent, for on the way they had discussed with one another which of them was the greatest. 35 Sitting down, He called the twelve and *said to them, If anyone wants to be first, he shall be last of all and servant of all.”


Cross References

Matthew 18:1-5

At that time the disciples came to Jesus and said, “Who then is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?”

Matthew 20:21-24

And He said to her, “What do you wish?” She *said to Him, “Command that in Your kingdom these two sons of mine may sit one on Your right and one on Your left.”

Mark 9:50

Salt is good; but if the salt becomes unsalty, with what will you make it salty again? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another.”

Luke 9:46-48

An argument started among them as to which of them might be the greatest.

Luke 22:24-30

And there arose also a dispute among them as to which one of them was regarded to be greatest.

Romans 12:10

Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor;

Philippians 2:3-7

Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves;

1 Peter 5:3

nor yet as lording it over those allotted to your charge, but proving to be examples to the flock.

3 John 1:9

I wrote something to the church; but Diotrephes, who loves to be first among them, does not accept what we say.

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