Parallel Verses

Sawyer New Testament

Jesus answered and said to them, I also will ask you one question, which, if you tell me, I will tell you by what authority I do these things.

New American Standard Bible

Jesus said to them, “I will also ask you one thing, which if you tell Me, I will also tell you by what authority I do these things.

King James Version

And Jesus answered and said unto them, I also will ask you one thing, which if ye tell me, I in like wise will tell you by what authority I do these things.

Holman Bible

Jesus answered them, “I will also ask you one question, and if you answer it for Me, then I will tell you by what authority I do these things.

International Standard Version

Jesus answered them, "I, too, will ask you one question. If you answer it for me, I will also tell you by what authority I am doing these things.

A Conservative Version

And having answered, Jesus said to them, I also will ask you one word, which if ye tell me, I also will tell you by what authority I do these things.

American Standard Version

And Jesus answered and said unto them, I also will ask you one question, which if ye tell me, I likewise will tell you by what authority I do these things.

Amplified

Jesus replied to them, “I will also ask you a question, and if you tell Me the answer, then I will tell you by what authority I do these things.

An Understandable Version

Jesus answered them, "Let me also ask you a question. If you answer it, then I will tell you by what authority I am doing these things.

Anderson New Testament

Jesus answered and said to them: I also will ask you one thing, which if you will tell me, I also will tell you by what authority I do these things.

Bible in Basic English

And Jesus said to them in answer, I will put one question to you, and if you give me the answer, I will say by what authority I do these things.

Common New Testament

Jesus answered them, "I also will ask you one question; and if you tell me the answer, then I also will tell you by what authority I do these things.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and Jesus answered them, let me ask you one question, if ye answer me that, I shall likewise satisfy you by what authority I do these things.

Darby Translation

And Jesus answering said to them, I also will ask you one thing, which if ye tell me, I also will tell you by what authority I do these things:

Godbey New Testament

And Jesus responding, said to them, I ask you also one word, which if you may speak to me, I also will tell you by what authority I am doing these things:

Goodspeed New Testament

Jesus answered, "Let me ask you one question, and if you answer it, I will tell you what authority I have for doing as I do.

John Wesley New Testament

And Jesus answering said to them, I will also ask you one thing, which if ye tell me, I will likewise tell you, by what authority I do these things.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jesus, having answered, said to them, I will also ask you one word, which if ye tell me, I also will tell you by what authority I do these.

King James 2000

And Jesus answered and said unto them, I also will ask you one thing, which if you tell me, I likewise will tell you by what authority I do these things.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Jesus answered [and] said to them, "I also will ask you one question. If you tell [the answer] to me, I also will tell you by what authority I am doing these [things].

Modern King James verseion

And Jesus answered and said to them, I will also ask you one thing; which if you tell Me, I likewise will tell you by what authority I do these things.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Jesus answered, and said unto them, "I also will ask of you a certain question, which, if ye assoil me, I in like wise will tell you by what authority I do these things.

Moffatt New Testament

Jesus replied, "Well, I will ask you a question, and if you answer me, then I will tell you what authority I have for acting as I do.

Montgomery New Testament

Jesus answered. "I also will put a question to you, which, if you tell me, I also will tell you by what authority I am doing these things.

NET Bible

Jesus answered them, "I will also ask you one question. If you answer me then I will also tell you by what authority I do these things.

New Heart English Bible

Jesus answered them, "I also will ask you one question, which if you tell me, I likewise will tell you by what authority I do these things.

Noyes New Testament

And Jesus answering said to them, I also will ask you one question; which if ye answer me, I too will tell you by what authority I do these things.

The Emphasized Bible

And, making answer, Jesus said unto them - I also, will ask, you, one thing, - which if ye tell me, I also, will tell, you, by what authority, these things, I am doing: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then Jesus answering, said to them, I also will ask you one question, which if ye answer me, then will I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"I, too," said Jesus in reply, "will ask you one question; if you will give me an answer to it, then I, also, will tell you what authority I have to act as I do.

Webster

And Jesus answered and said to them, I also will ask you one thing, which if ye tell me, I also will tell you by what authority I do these things.

Weymouth New Testament

"And I also have a question to ask *you*," replied Jesus, "and if you answer me, I in turn will tell you by what authority I do these things.

Williams New Testament

Jesus answered them, "Let me too ask you just one question, and if you answer it, I will tell you what sort of authority I have for doing as I do.

World English Bible

Jesus answered them, "I also will ask you one question, which if you tell me, I likewise will tell you by what authority I do these things.

Worrell New Testament

And Jesus, answering, said, "I also will ask you one thing, which if ye tell Me, I also will tell you by what authority I do these things:

Worsley New Testament

but Jesus answered them, I also will ask you one question, which if ye tell me, I will likewise tell you by what authority I do these things.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jesus answering said to them, 'I will ask you -- I also -- one word, which if ye may tell me, I also will tell you by what authority I do these things;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

and said
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824


Usage: 0

I also
κἀγώ κἀμοί κἀμέ 
Kago 
and I, I also, so I, I, even I, me also,
Usage: 39

will ask
ἐρωτάω 
Erotao 
Usage: 42

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 314
Usage: 293

one
εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188

λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

ye tell
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

me
μοί 
Moi 
me, my, I, mine
Usage: 152

I in like wise
κἀγώ κἀμοί κἀμέ 
Kago 
and I, I also, so I, I, even I, me also,
Usage: 39

will tell
ἐρέω 
Ereo 
Usage: 41

by
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ποῖος 
Poios 
Usage: 19

ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
Usage: 79

I do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Jesus' Authority Challenged

23 AND Jesus having gone into the temple, the chief priests and elders of the people came to him as he was teaching, and said, By what authority do you do these things? and who gave you this authority? 24 Jesus answered and said to them, I also will ask you one question, which, if you tell me, I will tell you by what authority I do these things. 25 Whence was the baptism of John? from heaven or from men? And they reasoned within themselves, saying, If we say from heaven, he will say to us, Why did you not believe him?


Cross References

Matthew 10:16

Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves; be therefore wise as serpents and harmless as doves.

Luke 6:9

And Jesus said to them, I will ask you whether it is lawful on the sabbath to do good or to do evil? to save a life or to destroy?

Colossians 4:6

Let your words always be with kindness, seasoned with salt, that you may know how to answer every one.

Colossians 4:6-5

Let your words always be with kindness, seasoned with salt, that you may know how to answer every one.

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