Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And I said unto them, If ye think good, give me my hire; and if not, forbear. And they weighed for my hire thirty silver-pieces.

New American Standard Bible

I said to them, "If it is good in your sight, give me my wages; but if not, never mind!" So they weighed out thirty shekels of silver as my wages.

King James Version

And I said unto them, If ye think good, give me my price; and if not, forbear. So they weighed for my price thirty pieces of silver.

Holman Bible

Then I said to them, “If it seems right to you, give me my wages; but if not, keep them.” So they weighed my wages, 30 pieces of silver.

International Standard Version

I told them, "If it's alright with you, pay me what I've earned. But if it isn't, don't." So they paid out what I had earned 30 pieces of silver.

A Conservative Version

And I said to them, If ye think good, give me my wage, and if not, forbear. So they weighed for my wage thirty [pieces] of silver.

American Standard Version

And I said unto them, If ye think good, give me my hire; and if not, forbear. So they weighed for my hire thirty pieces of silver.

Amplified

And I said to them, If it seems just and right to you, give me my wages; but if not, withhold them. So they weighed out for my price thirty pieces of silver.

Bible in Basic English

And I said to them, If it seems good to you, give me my payment; and if not, do not give it. So they gave me my payment by weight, thirty shekels of silver.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And I said unto them, If ye think good, give me my wages; and if not, forbear. So they weighed for my wages thirty pieces of silver.

Julia Smith Translation

And saying to them, If good in your eyes, give ye my hire; and if not, desist. And they will weigh my hire, thirty of silver.

King James 2000

And I said unto them, If you think it good, give me my price; and if not, forbear. So they weighed for my price thirty pieces of silver.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I said to them, "If {it seems right to you}, give [me] my wages, but if not, {keep them}." And they weighed out my wages, thirty silver [shekels].

Modern King James verseion

And I said to them, If it is good, give My price; and if not, let it go. So they weighed My price thirty pieces of silver.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And I said unto them, "If ye think it good, bring hither my price: if no, then leave." So they weighed down thirty silver pens, the value that I was prized at.

NET Bible

Then I said to them, "If it seems good to you, pay me my wages, but if not, forget it." So they weighed out my payment -- thirty pieces of silver.

New Heart English Bible

I said to them, "If you think it best, give me my wages; and if not, keep them." So they weighed for my wages thirty pieces of silver.

The Emphasized Bible

Then said I unto them, If it be good in your eyes, give me my wage, and, if not, forbear. So they weighed out my wage, thirty pieces of silver.

Webster

And I said to them, If ye think good, give me my price; and if not, forbear. So they weighed for my price thirty pieces of silver.

World English Bible

I said to them, "If you think it best, give me my wages; and if not, keep them." So they weighed for my wages thirty pieces of silver.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I say unto them: 'If good in your eyes, give my hire, and if not, forbear;' and they weigh out my hire -- thirty silverlings.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
unto them, If ye think
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

יהב 
Yahab 
give, go to, Bring, ascribe, come on, give out, Set, take
Usage: 34

me my price
שׂכר 
Sakar 
Usage: 28

שׁקל 
Shaqal 
Usage: 22

for my price
שׂכר 
Sakar 
Usage: 28

שׁלשׁים שׁלושׁים 
Sh@lowshiym 
Usage: 172

Context Readings

Israel's Shepherds: Good And Bad

11 And it was broken in that day; and so the poor of the flock that gave heed to me knew that it was the word of Jehovah. 12 And I said unto them, If ye think good, give me my hire; and if not, forbear. And they weighed for my hire thirty silver-pieces. 13 And Jehovah said unto me, Cast it unto the potter: a goodly price that I was prized at by them. And I took the thirty silver-pieces, and cast them to the potter in the house of Jehovah.



Cross References

Matthew 26:15

and said, What are ye willing to give me, and I will deliver him up to you? And they appointed to him thirty pieces of silver.

Exodus 21:32

If the ox gore a bondman or a handmaid, he shall give to their master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned.

Genesis 37:28

And Midianitish men, merchants, passed by; and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and sold Joseph to the Ishmaelites for twenty silver-pieces; and they brought Joseph to Egypt.

Mark 14:10-11

And Judas Iscariote, one of the twelve, went away to the chief priests that he might deliver him up to them;

Luke 22:3-6

And Satan entered into Judas, who was surnamed Iscariote, being of the number of the twelve.

1 Kings 21:2

And Ahab spoke to Naboth saying, Give me thy vineyard, that I may have it for a garden of herbs, for it is near, by the side of my house; and I will give thee for it a better vineyard than it; if it seem good to thee, I will give thee its value in money.

2 Chronicles 30:4

And the thing pleased the king and the whole congregation.

John 13:2

And during supper, the devil having already put it into the heart of Judas son of Simon, Iscariote, that he should deliver him up,

John 13:27-30

And, after the morsel, then entered Satan into him. Jesus therefore says to him, What thou doest, do quickly.

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