Luke 20:8
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New International Version
Jesus said, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I am doing these things."

New Living Translation
And Jesus responded, "Then I won't tell you by what authority I do these things."

English Standard Version
And Jesus said to them, “Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things.”

Berean Study Bible
And Jesus replied, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I am doing these things."

Berean Literal Bible
And Jesus said to them, "Neither do I tell you by what authority I am doing these things."

New American Standard Bible
And Jesus said to them, "Nor will I tell you by what authority I do these things."

King James Bible
And Jesus said unto them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And Jesus said to them, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things."

International Standard Version
Then Jesus told them, "Then I won't tell you by what authority I'm doing these things."

NET Bible
Then Jesus said to them, "Neither will I tell you by whose authority I do these things."

New Heart English Bible
Jesus said to them, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Yeshua said to them, “Neither do I say to you by what authority I do these things.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jesus told them, "Then I won't tell you why I have the right to do these things."

New American Standard 1977
And Jesus said to them, “Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then Jesus said unto them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

King James 2000 Bible
And Jesus said unto them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

American King James Version
And Jesus said to them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things.

American Standard Version
And Jesus said unto them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Jesus said to them: Neither do I tell thee by what authority I do these things.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jesus said to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

English Revised Version
And Jesus said unto them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Jesus said to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Weymouth New Testament
"Nor will I tell you," said Jesus, "by what authority I do these things."

World English Bible
Jesus said to them, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things."

Young's Literal Translation
and Jesus said to them, 'Neither do I say to you by what authority I do these things.'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
20:1-8 Men often pretend to examine the evidences of revelation, and the truth of the gospel, when only seeking excuses for their own unbelief and disobedience. Christ answered these priests and scribes with a plain question about the baptism of John, which the common people could answer. They all knew it was from heaven, nothing in it had an earthly tendency. Those that bury the knowledge they have, are justly denied further knowledge. It was just with Christ to refuse to give account of his authority, to those who knew the baptism of John to be from heaven, yet would not believe in him, nor own their knowledge.
Study Bible
Jesus' Authority Challenged
7So they answered that they did not know where it was from. 8And Jesus replied, “Neither will I tell you by what authority I am doing these things.” 9Then He proceeded to tell the people this parable: “A man planted a vineyard, rented it out to some tenants, and went away for a long time.…
Cross References
Luke 20:7
So they answered that they did not know where it was from.

Luke 20:9
Then He proceeded to tell the people this parable: "A man planted a vineyard, rented it out to some tenants, and went away for a long time.
Treasury of Scripture

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