Parallel Verses

Sawyer New Testament

And they answered Jesus, and said, We do not know. And he said to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

New American Standard Bible

And answering Jesus, they said, “We do not know.” He also said to them, “Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things.

King James Version

And they answered Jesus, and said, We cannot tell. And he said unto them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things.

Holman Bible

So they answered Jesus, “We don’t know.”

And He said to them, “Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things.

International Standard Version

So they told Jesus, "We don't know." He in turn told them, "Then I won't tell you by what authority I am doing these things."

A Conservative Version

And having answered Jesus, they said, We know not. He said to them, And neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

American Standard Version

And they answered Jesus, and said, We know not. He also said unto them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things.

Amplified

So they answered Jesus, “We do not know.” And He said to them, “Neither will I tell you by what [kind of] authority I do these things.”

An Understandable Version

So, they answered Jesus, "We do not know [where John got the authority for his immersion]." Jesus then replied to them, "[Then] neither will I tell you by what authority I am doing these things [i.e., miracles and teaching].

Anderson New Testament

And they answered and said to Jesus: We know not. And he said to them: Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Bible in Basic English

And they made answer and said, We have no idea. Then he said to them, And I will not say to you by what authority I do these things.

Common New Testament

So they answered Jesus, "We do not know." And he said to them, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Daniel Mace New Testament

so they made answer, we cannot tell. and Jesus said, neither shall I tell you, by what authority I do these things.

Darby Translation

And answering Jesus they said, We do not know. He also said to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Godbey New Testament

And responding they said to Jesus, We do not know. He also said to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I am doing these things.

Goodspeed New Testament

And they answered Jesus, "We do not know." He said to them, "Nor will I tell you what authority I have for doing as I do.

John Wesley New Testament

And they answering said to Jesus, We cannot tell. And he said to them, Neither tell I you, by what authority I do these things.

Julia Smith Translation

And having answered Jesus, they said, We know not. And he said to them, Neither do I say to you by what authority I do these.

King James 2000

And they answered Jesus, and said, We cannot tell. And he said unto them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they answered [and] said to Jesus, "We do not know." And he said to them, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I am doing these [things].

Modern King James verseion

And they answered Jesus and said, We cannot tell. And He said to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they answered Jesus, and said, "We cannot tell." And he likewise said unto them, "Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things.

Moffatt New Testament

So they answered Jesus, "We do not know." He said to them, "No more will I tell you what authority I have for acting as I do.

Montgomery New Testament

So they answered Jesus, "We do not know." He said to them, "Nor am I going to tell you in what authority I do these deeds.

NET Bible

So they answered Jesus, "We don't know." Then he said to them, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I am doing these things.

New Heart English Bible

They answered Jesus, and said, "We do not know." He also said to them, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Noyes New Testament

And they answered Jesus and said, We do not know. And he said to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

The Emphasized Bible

And, making answer to Jesus, they said - We know not. He also, said unto them - Neither do, I, tell, you, by what authority, these things, I am doing.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

So they answered Jesus, and said, We cannot tell. Then said he also to them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things.

Twentieth Century New Testament

So the answer they gave Jesus was--"We do not know." "Then I," he said, "refuse to tell you what authority I have to do these things.

Webster

And they answered Jesus, and said, We cannot tell. And he said to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Weymouth New Testament

So they answered Jesus, "We do not know." "Nor do I tell you," He replied, "by what authority I do these things."

Williams New Testament

So they answered Jesus, "We do not know." He also answered them, "Nor am I going to tell you what sort of authority I have for doing as I do.

World English Bible

They answered Jesus, and said, "We don't know." He also said to them, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Worrell New Testament

And, answering Jesus, they said, "We do not know." He also said to them, "Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things."

Worsley New Testament

And therefore in answer to Jesus, they said, We do not know: and He said unto them, Neither do I tell you, by what authority I do these things.

Youngs Literal Translation

And answering Jesus they said, 'We have not known.' He said to them -- he also -- 'Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And



and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

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

We
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

εἴδω 
Eido 
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 519
Usage: 1045

he

Usage: 0

φημί 
Phemi 
Usage: 54


Usage: 0

οὐδέ 
Oude 
neither, nor, not, no not, not so much as, then not, not tr,
Usage: 83

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

you
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

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

26 But if we say from men, we fear the multitude, for all regard John as a prophet. 27 And they answered Jesus, and said, We do not know. And he said to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things. 28 But what do you think? A man had two sons; and he went to the first, and said, Son, go and work to-day in the vineyard.


Cross References

Matthew 15:14

Let them go; they are blind guides of the blind. But if the blind lead the blind, they will both fall into the pit.

Matthew 16:3

and in the morning, It will rain to-day for the sky is red and lowering. You know how to distinguish the face of the sky, but you cannot distinguish the signs of the times.

Matthew 23:16-28

Woe to you blind guides, who say, Whoever swears by the temple, it is nothing; but whoever swears by the gold of the temple, he is bound.

Luke 20:7-8

And they answered, They did not know whence.

John 9:30

The man answered and said to them, It is a strange thing, that you know not whence he is, and he has opened my eyes.

John 9:40-41

And the Pharisees who were with him heard these things and said to him, Are we also blind?

Romans 1:18-22

FOR the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all impiety and wickedness of men who hold the truth in wickedness,

Romans 1:28

And as they did not choose to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them up to a reprobate mind, to do things which are not proper,

2 Corinthians 4:3

But if our gospel is vailed it is vailed among the lost,

2 Thessalonians 2:9-10

whose coming is according to the power of Satan, with all power and miracles and false prodigies

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