Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

for he taught like a person who had authority, instead of like their experts in the law of Moses.

New American Standard Bible

for He was teaching them as one having authority, and not as their scribes.

King James Version

For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.

Holman Bible

because He was teaching them like one who had authority, and not like their scribes.

International Standard Version

because he was teaching them like a person who had authority, and not like their scribes.

A Conservative Version

for he was teaching them as having authority, and not as their scholars.

American Standard Version

for he taught them as one having authority, and not as their scribes.

Amplified

for He was teaching them as one who had authority [to teach entirely of His own volition], and not as their scribes [who relied on others to confirm their authority].

Anderson New Testament

for he taught them as one that had authority, and not as the scribes.

Bible in Basic English

for he was teaching as one having authority, and not as their scribes.

Common New Testament

for he taught them as one who had authority, and not as their scribes.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for he taught them, as one having authority, and not as the scribes.

Darby Translation

for he taught them as having authority, and not as their scribes.

Godbey New Testament

for He was teaching them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.

Goodspeed New Testament

for he taught them like one who had authority and not like their scribes.

John Wesley New Testament

and not as the scribes.

Julia Smith Translation

For he was teaching them as having power, and not as the scribes.

King James 2000

For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.

Lexham Expanded Bible

because he was teaching them like one who had authority, and not like their scribes.

Modern King James verseion

For He taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For he taught them as one having power, and not as the scribes.

Moffatt New Testament

for he taught them like an authority, not like their own scribes.

Montgomery New Testament

for he was teaching them as one having authority, and not as their scribes taught them.

NET Bible

because he taught them like one who had authority, not like their experts in the law.

New Heart English Bible

for he taught them with authority, and not like their scribes.

Noyes New Testament

For he taught them as having authority, and not as their scribes.

Sawyer New Testament

for he taught them as having authority, and not as their scribes.

The Emphasized Bible

for he was teaching them as one having, authority, and not as their Scribes.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

for he taught them as having authority, and not as the scribes.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For he taught them like one who had authority, and not like their Teachers of the Law.

Webster

For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.

Weymouth New Testament

for He had been teaching them as one who had authority, and not as their Scribes taught.

Williams New Testament

for He was teaching them as one who had authority to teach, and not as their scribes did.

World English Bible

for he taught them with authority, and not like the scribes.

Worrell New Testament

for He was teaching them as One having authority, and not as the scribes.

Worsley New Testament

for he taught them as one who had authority, and not as the scribes.

Youngs Literal Translation

for he was teaching them as having authority, and not as the scribes.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

he
ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

διδάσκω 
Didasko 
Usage: 82


Usage: 0

as
ὡς 
Hos 
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417
Usage: 417

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

ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
Usage: 79

and

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

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

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: Response

28 And so it happened when Jesus had finished [speaking] these words, the crowds were amazed at his teaching, 29 for he taught like a person who had authority, instead of like their experts in the law of Moses.


Cross References

Matthew 5:20

For I say to you people, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven unless what you do that is right excels what the experts in the law of Moses and the Pharisees [i.e., a strict sect of the Jewish religion] do that is right.

Matthew 5:28

But I say to you, everyone who looks at a woman with an improper sexual desire for her [body], has already been sexually unfaithful to his mate in his heart.

Matthew 5:32

But I say to you, every person who divorces his wife makes her become sexually unfaithful to him [i.e., since she will probably marry someone else], unless the reason for the divorce is that she had [already] become sexually unfaithful to him. And whoever marries a woman who has been divorced commits sexual sin with her [i.e., because she is still rightfully married to her first husband].

Matthew 5:44

But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Matthew 15:1-9

Then some Pharisees and experts in the law of Moses came to Jesus from Jerusalem and said,

Matthew 21:23-27

When He had come into the Temple, the leading priests and elders of the [Jewish] people came to Him while He was teaching, and said, "By what authority are you doing these things [i.e., miracles and teaching]? And who gave you this authority?"

Matthew 23:2-6

saying, "The experts in the law of Moses and the Pharisees teach by the authority of Moses.

Matthew 23:15-24

"It is too bad for you hypocritical experts in the law of Moses and [you] Pharisees! For you travel over land and sea [in hope of] making one person a proselyte [i.e., a convert to the Jewish religion]. And when you do convert one, you make him twice as deserving of hell as yourselves.

Matthew 28:18

Then Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, "I have been given all authority in heaven and on earth.

Mark 7:5-13

The Pharisees and experts in the law of Moses asked Jesus, "Why do your disciples not live according to the traditions of the Jewish elders, but [instead] eat their food with contaminated [i.e., ceremonially unwashed] hands?"

Luke 20:8

So, Jesus said to them, " [Then] neither will I tell you by what authority I am doing these things."

Luke 20:46-47

"Look out for the experts in the law of Moses, who like to walk [around] in long [flowing] robes and love the special greetings they receive at the open shopping markets, and the principal seats in the synagogues, and the head places at dinner tables.

Luke 21:15

for I will give you a mouth [i.e., the ability to speak properly] and wisdom [i.e., the knowledge of what to say], which none of your opponents will be able to resist or speak against.

Acts 3:22-23

Moses [expressed it when he] said [Deut. 18:15], 'The Lord God will raise up a prophet for you from among your brothers; He will be like me [in some ways] and you must all pay attention to Him in everything He says to you.'

Acts 6:10

But they could not stand up to the wisdom and [power of] the Holy Spirit by which Stephen spoke.

Hebrews 4:12-13

For God's word is alive and active and sharper than any double-edged sword. It penetrates [deep enough] even to divide [a person's] soul [from his] spirit, and his joints [from his] bone marrow [Note: This is figurative language describing the penetrating effect of God's word into a person's spiritual, inner being] and is able to judge the thoughts and intentions of a person's heart.

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