Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For John had been saying to him, "It is not lawful for you to have her."

King James Version

For John said unto him, It is not lawful for thee to have her.

Holman Bible

since John had been telling him, "It's not lawful for you to have her!"

International Standard Version

John had been telling him, "It is not lawful for you to have her."

A Conservative Version

For John said to him, It is not permitted for thee to have her.

American Standard Version

For John said unto him, It is not lawful for thee to have her.

Amplified

For John had said to him, It is not lawful or right for you to have her.

An Understandable Version

For John had said to him, "It is not lawful for you to be married to her."

Anderson New Testament

For John said to him: It is not lawful for you to have her.

Bible in Basic English

Because John had said to him, It is not right for you to have her.

Common New Testament

because John had said to him, "It is not lawful for you to have her."

Daniel Mace New Testament

for John had said to him, it is not lawful for thee to have her.

Darby Translation

For John said to him, It is not lawful for thee to have her.

Godbey New Testament

For John said to him, It is not lawful for thee to have her.

Goodspeed New Testament

for John said to him, "It is not right for you to be living with her."

John Wesley New Testament

For John had said to him, It is not lawful for thee to have her.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For John said unto him, It is not lawful for thee to have her.

Julia Smith Translation

For John said to him, It is not lawful for thee to have her:

King James 2000

For John said unto him, It is not lawful for you to have her.

Lexham Expanded Bible

because John had been saying to him, "It is not permitted for you to have her."

Modern King James verseion

For John said to him, It is not lawful for you to have her.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For John said unto him, "It is not lawful for thee to have her."

Moffatt New Testament

since John had told him, "You have no right to her."

Montgomery New Testament

because John kept telling him, "It is not right for you to have her."

NET Bible

because John had repeatedly told him, "It is not lawful for you to have her."

New Heart English Bible

For John said to him, "It is not lawful for you to have her."

New simplified Bible

For John had said to him: It is not lawful for you to have her.

Noyes New Testament

For John said to him, It is not lawful for thee to have her.

Sawyer New Testament

For John had said to him, It is not lawful for you to have her.

The Emphasized Bible

for John had been saying to him, It is not allowed thee, to have her.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For John said unto him, It is unlawful for thee to have her.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For John had said to him 'You have no right to be living with her.'

Webster

For John had said to him, It is not lawful for thee to have her.

Weymouth New Testament

because John had persistently said to him, "It is not lawful for you to have her."

Williams New Testament

for John had said to him, "It is not right for you to have her as wife."

World English Bible

For John said to him, "It is not lawful for you to have her."

Worrell New Testament

For John said to him, "It is not lawful for you to have her."

Worsley New Testament

for John said to Him, It is not lawful for thee to have her: and he would have put him to death,

Youngs Literal Translation

for John was saying to him, 'It is not lawful to thee to have her,'

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

λέγω 
Lego 
say , speak , call , tell ,
Usage: 1045


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

It is
ἔξεστι 
Exesti 
be lawful , may , let
Usage: 24

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

ἔξεστι 
Exesti 
be lawful , may , let
Usage: 24

σοί 
Soi 
thee , thou , thy , thine own , not tr
Usage: 113

to have
ἔχω 
Echo 
have , be , need , , vr have
Usage: 479

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Herod Kills John The Baptist

3 For when Herod had John arrested, he bound him and put him in prison because of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip. 4 For John had been saying to him, "It is not lawful for you to have her." 5 Although Herod wanted to put him to death, he feared the crowd, because they regarded John as a prophet.


Cross References

Leviticus 18:16

'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your brother's wife; it is your brother's nakedness.

Leviticus 20:21

'If there is a man who takes his brother's wife, it is abhorrent; he has uncovered his brother's nakedness. They will be childless.

Deuteronomy 25:5-6

"When brothers live together and one of them dies and has no son, the wife of the deceased shall not be married outside the family to a strange man. Her husband's brother shall go in to her and take her to himself as wife and perform the duty of a husband's brother to her.

2 Samuel 12:7

Nathan then said to David, "You are the man! Thus says the LORD God of Israel, 'It is I who anointed you king over Israel and it is I who delivered you from the hand of Saul.

1 Kings 21:19

"You shall speak to him, saying, 'Thus says the LORD, "Have you murdered and also taken possession?"' And you shall speak to him, saying, 'Thus says the LORD, "In the place where the dogs licked up the blood of Naboth the dogs will lick up your blood, even yours."'"

2 Chronicles 26:18-19

They opposed Uzziah the king and said to him, "It is not for you, Uzziah, to burn incense to the LORD, but for the priests, the sons of Aaron who are consecrated to burn incense. Get out of the sanctuary, for you have been unfaithful and will have no honor from the LORD God."

Proverbs 28:1

The wicked flee when no one is pursuing, But the righteous are bold as a lion.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because they have no dawn.

Mark 6:18

For John had been saying to Herod, "It is not lawful for you to have your brother's wife."

Acts 24:24-25

But some days later Felix arrived with Drusilla, his wife who was a Jewess, and sent for Paul and heard him speak about faith in Christ Jesus.

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