Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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 to you, and you did not dance! We mourned to you, but you did not wail! 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 winebibber, a friend of tax-collectors and sinners. But wisdom was justified by her children.



Cross References

Matthew 3:4

And the same John had his clothing of camel's hair and a leather 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 neither drink wine nor strong drink. And he shall be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother's womb.

John 7:20

The crowd answered and said, You have a demon! Who seeks to kill you?

John 8:48

Then the Jews answered and said to Him, Do we not say well that you are a Samaritan and have a demon?

John 10:20

And many of them said, He has a demon and is insane. Why do you hear him?

2 Kings 9:11

And Jehu went out to the servants of his lord. And one said to him, Well? Why did this mad man come to you? And he said to them, You know the man and what he had to say.

Jeremiah 15:17

I did not sit in the circle of mockers, nor rejoice; I sat alone because of Your hand; for You have filled me with indignation.

Jeremiah 16:8-9

Also you shall not go into the house of feasting, to sit with them to eat and to drink.

Jeremiah 29:26

Jehovah has made you priest instead of Jehoiada the priest, to be officers in the house of Jehovah, over every madman who prophesies, that you should put him into the stocks and into the collar.

Hosea 9:7

The days of her judgment have come; the days of vengeance have come; Israel shall know it. The prophet is a fool, the spiritual man is insane, because of the greatness of your iniquity and the great hatred.

Matthew 10:25

It is enough for the disciple that he is like his master, and the servant like his lord. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebub, how much more those of his household?

Acts 26:24

And he defending himself with these things, Festus said with a loud voice, Paul, you rave! Your many letters turn you to insanity.

1 Corinthians 9:27

But I buffet my body, and lead it captive, lest proclaiming to others I myself might be rejected.

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