Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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 saying, 'We played the flute for you and you did not dance; we sang a lament and you did not mourn.' 18 For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, 'He has a demon!' 19 The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, 'Behold, a man [who is] a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!' But wisdom is vindicated by her deeds."



Cross References

Matthew 3:4

Now John himself had his clothing made from camel's hair and a belt made of leather around his waist, and his food was locusts and wild honey.

Luke 1:15

For he will be great in the sight of the Lord, and he must never drink wine or beer, and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit [while he is] still in his mother's womb.

John 7:20

The crowd replied, "You have a demon! Who is seeking to kill you?"

John 8:48

The Jews answered and said to him, "Do we not correctly say that you are a Samaritan and have a demon?"

John 10:20

And many of them were saying, "He has a demon and is out of his mind! Why do you listen to him?"

2 Kings 9:11

Then Jehu came out to the officers of his master, and they said to him, "Peace? Why did this madman come to you?" And he said to them, "You know the man and his foolish talk."

Jeremiah 15:17

I sat not in the assembly of jokers, [nor did] I exult. Because of the {presence} of your hand I sat alone, for you filled me [with] indignation.

Jeremiah 16:8-9

And you shall not enter [the] house of [the] banquet, to sit with them, to eat and drink."

Jeremiah 29:26

"Yahweh made you priest instead of Jehoiada the priest, so that there are overseers [in] the house of Yahweh over any mad man [who] exhibits the behavior of a prophet, and you must put him into the stocks and into the neck iron,

Hosea 9:7

The days of punishment have come; the days of retribution have come; Israel knows! The prophet [is] a fool, the man of the spirit [is] acting like a madman. Because of the greatness of your sin, [your] hostility [is] great.

Matthew 10:25

[It is] enough for the disciple that he become like his teacher, and the slave like his master. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebul, how much more the members of his household?

Acts 26:24

And [as] he was saying these things in his defense, Festus said with a loud voice, "You are out of your mind, Paul! [Your] great learning {is driving} you {insane}!"

1 Corinthians 9:27

But I discipline my body and subjugate [it], lest somehow [after] preaching to others, myself should become disqualified.

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