Parallel Verses

Sawyer New Testament

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

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."

Noyes New Testament

For John said to him, It is not lawful for thee 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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Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Herod Kills John The Baptist

3 For Herod having seized John, had bound him, and put him in prison, on account of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife. 4 For John had said to him, It is not lawful for you to have her. 5 And he wished to kill him; but feared the people, because they regarded him as a prophet.


Cross References

Mark 6:18

For John said to Herod, It is not lawful for you to have your brother's wife.

Acts 24:24-25

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

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