Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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."

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 
Usage: 1045


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

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Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Herod Kills John The Baptist

3 For Herod had seized John, and had bound him and put him in prison on account of Herodias the wife of Philip his brother. 4 For John said to him, It is not lawful for thee to have her. 5 And while desiring to kill him, he feared the crowd, because they held him for a prophet.


Cross References

Leviticus 18:16

The nakedness of thy brother's wife shalt thou not uncover: it is thy brother's nakedness.

Leviticus 20:21

And if a man take his brother's wife, it is an unclean thing: he hath uncovered his brother's nakedness: they shall be childless.

Deuteronomy 25:5-6

If brethren dwell together, and one of them die, and have no son, the wife of the dead shall not marry a stranger abroad: her husband's brother shall go in unto her, and take her to him as wife, and perform the duty of a husband's brother unto her.

2 Samuel 12:7

And Nathan said to David, Thou art the man! Thus saith Jehovah the God of Israel: I anointed thee king over Israel, and I delivered thee out of the hand of Saul;

1 Kings 21:19

And thou shalt speak unto him saying, Thus saith Jehovah: Hast thou killed, and also taken possession? And thou shalt speak unto him saying, Thus saith Jehovah: In the place where the dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall the dogs lick thy blood, even thine.

2 Chronicles 26:18-19

and they withstood Uzziah the king, and said to him, It is not for thee, Uzziah, to burn incense to Jehovah, but for the priests the sons of Aaron, that are consecrated to burn incense. Go out of the sanctuary; for thou hast transgressed; neither shall it be for thine honour from Jehovah Elohim.

Proverbs 28:1

The wicked flee when no man pursueth; but the righteous are bold as a lion.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and the testimony! If they speak not according to this word, for them there is no daybreak.

Mark 6:18

For John said to Herod, It is not lawful for thee to have the wife of thy brother.

Acts 24:24-25

And after certain days, Felix having arrived with Drusilla his wife, who was a Jewess, he sent for Paul and heard him concerning the faith in Christ.

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