Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He has a devil.

New American Standard Bible

"For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, 'He has a demon!'

King James Version

For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He hath a devil.

Holman Bible

For John did not come eating or drinking, and they say, ‘He has a demon!’

International Standard Version

Because John didn't come eating or drinking, yet people say, "He has a demon!'

A Conservative Version

For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He has a demon.

American Standard Version

For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He hath a demon.

Amplified

For John came neither eating nor drinking [with others], and they say, He has a demon!

An Understandable Version

For when John came, he did not eat or drink [on festive occasions] and people said, 'He is dominated by an evil spirit.'

Anderson New Testament

For John came, neither eating nor drinking, and they say: He has a demon.

Bible in Basic English

For John came, taking no food or drink, and they say, He has an evil spirit.

Common New Testament

For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, 'He has a demon.'

Daniel Mace New Testament

so John came with fasting and abstinence, and they say, he is mad.

Darby Translation

For John has come neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He has a demon.

Godbey New Testament

For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He has a demon.

Goodspeed New Testament

For when John came, he neither ate nor drank, and people said, 'He has a demon!'

John Wesley New Testament

For John came neither eating nor drinking; and they say, He hath a devil.

Julia Smith Translation

For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He has an evil spirit.

King James 2000

For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He has a demon.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, 'He has a demon!'

Modern King James verseion

For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He has a demon.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For John came, neither eating nor drinking, and they say, he hath the devil.

Moffatt New Testament

For John has come neither eating nor drinking, and men say, 'He has a devil';

Montgomery New Testament

"For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they said, 'He has a demon';

NET Bible

For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, 'He has a demon!'

New Heart English Bible

For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, 'He has a demon.'

Noyes New Testament

For John came neither eating nor drinking; and they say, He hath a demon.

Sawyer New Testament

For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He has a demon;

The Emphasized Bible

For, John, came, neither eating nor drinking, and they say - A demon, he hath!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He hath a devil:

Twentieth Century New Testament

For, when John came, neither eating nor drinking, men said 'He has a demon in him';

Webster

For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He hath a demon.

Weymouth New Testament

"For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, 'He has a demon.'

Williams New Testament

For John came neither eating nor drinking with others, and yet they said, 'He has a demon.'

World English Bible

For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, 'He has a demon.'

Worrell New Testament

For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, 'He has a demon.'

Worsley New Testament

for John came neither eating nor drinking as others do, and they say, He is beside himself:

Youngs Literal Translation

'For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He hath a demon;

Interlinear

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

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

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

μήτε 
mete 
neither, nor, so much as, or
Usage: 24

ἐσθίω 
Esthio 
Usage: 52

nor
μήτε 
mete 
neither, nor, so much as, or
Usage: 24

πίνω πίω πόω 
Pino 
drink, drink of
Usage: 31

and

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

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

He hath
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

References

Fausets

Hastings

Joy

Watsons

Context Readings

A Question From John The Baptist

17 and saying, We have piped unto you, and ye have not danced; we have mourned unto you, and ye have not lamented. 18 For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He has a devil. 19 The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a gluttonous man and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners. But wisdom is justified by her children.



Cross References

Matthew 3:4

And the same John had his raiment of camel's hair and a leathern girdle about his loins, and his food was locusts and wild honey.

Luke 1:15

For he shall be great in the sight of the Lord and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink; and he shall be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother's womb.

John 7:20

The people answered and said, Thou hast a demon; who goes about to kill thee?

John 8:48

Then the Jews answered, and said unto him, Do we not say well that thou art a Samaritan and hast a demon?

John 10:20

And many of them said, He has a demon and is beside himself; why do ye hear him?

2 Kings 9:11

Then Jehu came forth to the slaves of his lord, and one said unto him, Is there peace? Why did this mad fellow come to thee? And he said unto them, Ye know the man and his communication.

Jeremiah 15:17

I did not sit in the assembly of the mockers, nor did I become puffed up by reason of thy prophecy; I sat alone because thou hast filled me with indignation.

Jeremiah 16:8-9

In the same manner thou shalt not go into the house of feasting, to sit with them to eat and to drink.

Jeremiah 29:26

The LORD has made thee priest in the stead of Jehoiada the priest, that ye should preside in the house of the LORD over every man that is furious and prophesies, putting him in the prison and in the stocks.

Hosea 9:7

The days of visitation are come, the days of recompense are come; Israel shall know it; the prophet is a fool, the spiritual man is a fool, for the multitude of thine iniquity, and the great hatred.

Matthew 10:25

It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master, and the slave as his lord. If they have called the husband of the house Beelzebub, how much more shall they call those of his household?

Acts 26:24

And as he spoke these things and answered for himself, Festus said with a loud voice, Paul, thou art beside thyself; much learning doth make thee mad.

1 Corinthians 9:27

but I keep my body under, and bring it into subjection, lest preaching to others, I myself should become reprobate.

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