Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For he did not know what to answer; for they became terrified.

King James Version

For he wist not what to say; for they were sore afraid.

Holman Bible

because he did not know what he should say, since they were terrified.

International Standard Version

(Peter didn't know how to respond, because they were terrified.)

A Conservative Version

For he knew not what he would say, for they were frightened.

American Standard Version

For he knew not what to answer; for they became sore afraid.

Amplified

For he did not [really] know what to say, for they were in a violent fright ( aghast with dread).

An Understandable Version

For he did not know what to say, because they [all] became very afraid.

Anderson New Testament

For he knew not what to say, for they were greatly afraid.

Bible in Basic English

Because he was not certain what to say, for they were in great fear.

Common New Testament

For he did not know what to say, for they were greatly afraid.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for he knew not what he said, they were all so frightned.

Darby Translation

For he knew not what he should say, for they were filled with fear.

Godbey New Testament

for he did not know what he might say; for they were afraid.

Goodspeed New Testament

For he did not know what to say, they were so frightened.

John Wesley New Testament

For he knew not what to say; for they were sore afraid.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For he knew not what he was saying, for he was beside himself.

Julia Smith Translation

For he knew not what he said; for they were terrified.

King James 2000

For he knew not what to say; for they were much afraid.

Lexham Expanded Bible

(For he did not know what he should answer, because they were terrified.)

Modern King James verseion

For he did not know what to say, for they were very much afraid.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And wist not what he said, for they were afraid.

Moffatt New Testament

(for he did not know what to say, they were so terrified).

Montgomery New Testament

(For he did not know what to say, they were so awestruck.)

NET Bible

(For they were afraid, and he did not know what to say.)

New Heart English Bible

For he did not know what to say, for they became very afraid.

Noyes New Testament

For he knew not what to answer; for they were struck with terror.

Sawyer New Testament

for he knew not what he answered, for they were afraid.

The Emphasized Bible

for he knew not what he should answer, for, greatly affrighted, had they become.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For he knew not what he should say: for they were very much affrighted.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For he did not know what to say, because they were much afraid.

Webster

For he knew not what to say: for they were greatly terrified.

Weymouth New Testament

For he knew not what to say: they were filled with such awe.

Williams New Testament

For he did not really know what to say, he was so frightened.

World English Bible

For he didn't know what to say, for they were very afraid.

Worrell New Testament

for he knew not what to answer, for they became much afraid.

Worsley New Testament

for he knew not what to say, for they were sore afraid.

Youngs Literal Translation

for he was not knowing what he might say, for they were greatly afraid.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

he wist
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

to say
λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

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

Context Readings

The Transfiguration

5 Peter said to Jesus, "Rabbi, it is good for us to be here; let us make three tabernacles, one for You, and one for Moses, and one for Elijah." 6 For he did not know what to answer; for they became terrified. 7 Then a cloud formed, overshadowing them, and a voice came out of the cloud, "This is My beloved Son, listen to Him!"


Cross References

Daniel 10:15-19

When he had spoken to me according to these words, I turned my face toward the ground and became speechless.

Mark 16:5-8

Entering the tomb, they saw a young man sitting at the right, wearing a white robe; and they were amazed.

Revelation 1:17

When I saw Him, I fell at His feet like a dead man And He placed His right hand on me, saying, "Do not be afraid; I am the first and the last,

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