'Answered' in the Bible
"Master," answered Peter, "if it is you, bid me come to you upon the water."
"Are even you," He answered, "still without intellingence?
But He answered her not a word. Then the disciples interposed, and begged Him, saying, "Send her away because she keeps crying behind us."
"I do not say seven times," answered Jesus, "but seventy times seven times.
"Which Commandments?" he asked. Jesus answered, "'Thou shalt not kill;' 'Thou shalt not commit adultery;' 'Thou shalt not steal;' 'Thou shalt not lie in giving evidence;'
"'My friend,' he answered to one of them, 'I am doing you no injustice. Did you not agree with me for a shilling?
So they answered Jesus, "We do not know." "Nor do I tell you," He replied, "by what authority I do these things."
"'Thou shalt love the Lord thy God,'" He answered, "'with thy whole heart, thy whole soul, thy whole mind.'
"Take care that no one misleads you," answered Jesus;
"The one who has dipped his fingers in the bowl with me," He answered, "is the man who will betray me.
Meanwhile Jesus was brought before the Governor, and the latter put the question, "Are you the King of the Jews?" "I am their King," He answered.
"Where can we possibly get bread here in this remote place to satisfy such a crowd?" answered His disciples.
"And when the seven for the 4,000, how many hampers full of portions did you take away?" "Seven," they answered.
Then He asked them pointedly, "But you yourselves, who do you say that I am?" "You are the Christ," answered Peter.
"Rabbi," answered one of the crowd, "I have brought you my son. He has a dumb spirit in him;
"An evil spirit of this kind," He answered, "can only be driven out by prayer."
"What rule did Moses lay down for you?" He answered.
So they answered Jesus, "We do not know." "Nor do I tell you," said Jesus, "by what authority I do these things."
Perceiving that the Scribe had answered wisely Jesus said to him, "You are not far from the Kingdom of God." No one from that time forward ventured to put any question to Him.
"Shall I release for you the King of the Jews?" answered Pilate.
"I am Gabriel, who stand in the presence of God," answered the angel, "and I have been sent to talk with you and tell you this good news.
The angel answered, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; and for this reason your holy offspring will be called 'the Son of God.'
"Let the man who has two coats," he answered, "give one to the man who has none; and let the man who has food share it with others."
he answered the question by saying to them all, "As for me, I am baptizing you with water, but One mightier than I is coming, whose very sandal-strap I am not worthy to unfasten: He will baptize you in the Holy Spirit and with fire.
Jesus answered him, "It is written, 'To the Lord thy God thou shalt do homage, and to Him alone shalt thou render worship.'"
Well aware of their reasonings, Jesus answered their questions by asking in turn, "What is this that you are debating in your hearts?
"Have you never read so much as this," answered Jesus--"what David did when he and his followers were hungry;
Then He answered the messengers, "Go and report to John what you have seen and heard. Blind men receive sight, the lame walk, lepers are purified, deaf persons hear, the dead are raised to life, the poor have the Good News proclaimed to them.
Jesus answered him, "No one who has put his hand to the plough, and then looks behind him, is fit for the Kingdom of God.
"Strain every nerve to force your way in through the narrow gate," He answered; "for multitudes, I tell you, will endeavour to find a way in and will not succeed.
Being asked by the Pharisees when the Kingdom of God was coming, He answered, "The Kingdom of God does not so come that you can stealthily watch for it.
And they answered that they did not know the origin of it.
Thereupon they cried out with one voice, "You, then, are the Son of God?" "It is as you say," He answered; "I am He."
Then one of them, named Cleopas, answered, "Are you a stranger lodging alone in Jerusalem, that you have known nothing of the things that have lately happened in the city?"
"What then?" they inquired; "are you Elijah?" "I am not," he said. "Are you the Prophet?" "No," he answered.
"I baptize in water only," John answered, "but in your midst stands One whom you do not know--
"In most solemn truth I tell you," answered Jesus, "that unless a man is born anew he cannot see the Kingdom of God."
Jesus answered their question by saying, "My teaching does not belong to me, but comes from Him who sent me.
"We are descendants of Abraham," they answered, "and have never at any time been in slavery to any one. What do those words of yours mean, 'You shall become free'?"
"Are we not right," answered the Jews, "in saying that you are a Samaritan and are possessed by a demon?"
"Were I to glorify myself," answered Jesus, "I should have no real glory. There is One who glorifies me--namely my Father, who you say is your God.
"In most solemn truth," answered Jesus, "I tell you that before Abraham came into existence, I am."
"Neither he nor his parents sinned," answered Jesus, "but he was born blind in order that God's mercy might be openly shown in him.
"He whose name is Jesus," he answered, "made clay and smeared my eyes with it, and then told me to go to Siloam and wash. So I went and washed and obtained sight."
"If you were blind," answered Jesus, "you would have no sin; but as a matter of fact you boast that you see. So your sin remains!"
"I have told you," answered Jesus, "and you do not believe. The deeds that I do in my Father's name--they give testimony about me.
The crowd answered Him, "We have heard out of the Law that the Christ remains for ever. In what sense do you say that the Son of Man must be lifted up? Who is that Son of Man?"
"What I am doing," answered Jesus, "for the present you do not know, but afterwards you shall know."
"It is the one," answered Jesus, "for whom I shall dip this piece of bread and to whom I shall give it." Accordingly He dipped the piece of bread, and took it and gave it to Judas, the son of the Iscariot Simon.
"Have I been so long among you," Jesus answered, "and yet you, Philip, do not know me? He who has seen me has seen the Father. How can *you* ask me, 'Cause us to see the Father'?
This caused a storm of outcries, "Away with him! Away with him! Crucify him!" "Am I to crucify your king?" Pilate asked. "We have no king, except Caesar," answered the High Priests.
He called to them. "Children," He said, "have you any food there?" "No," they answered.
"Pray, both of you, to the Lord for me," answered Simon, "that nothing of what you have said may come upon me."
Now in Damascus there was a disciple of the name of Ananias. The Lord spoke to him in a vision, saying, "Ananias!" "I am here, Lord," he answered.
"Lord," answered Ananias, "I have heard about that man from many, and I have heard of the great mischief he has done to Thy people in Jerusalem;
"But a voice answered, speaking a second time from the sky, "'What God has purified, you must not regard as unholy.'
"Jesus I know," the evil spirit answered, "and Paul I have heard of, but who are you?"
Then, at a sign from the Governor, Paul answered, "Knowing, Sir, that for many years you have administered justice to this nation, I cheerfully make my defence.