Luke 7:29
Good News Translation
All the people heard him; they and especially the tax collectors were the ones who had obeyed God's righteous demands and had been baptized by John.

Contemporary English Version
Everyone had been listening to John. Even the tax collectors had obeyed God and had done what was right by letting John baptize them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And all the people hearing, and the publicans, justified God, being baptized with John's baptism.

New American Bible
(All the people who listened, including the tax collectors, and who were baptized with the baptism of John, acknowledged the righteousness of God;

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And all the people hearing, and the publicans, justified God, being baptized with John's baptism.

justified.

Luke 7:35 And wisdom is justified by all her children.

Judges 1:7 And Adonibezec said: Seventy kings, having their fingers and toes cut off, gathered up the leavings of the meat under my table: as I have done, so hath God requited me. And they brought him to Jerusalem, and he died there.

Psalm 51:4 To thee only have I sinned, and have done evil before thee: that thou mayst be justified in thy words, and mayst overcome when thou art judged.

Romans 3:4-6 But God is true and every man a liar, as it is written: That thou mayest be justified in thy words and mayest overcome when thou art judged. . . .

Romans 10:3 For they, not knowing the justice of God and seeking to establish their own, have not submitted themselves to the justice of God.

Revelation 15:3 And singing the canticle of Moses, the servant of God, and the canticle of the Lamb, saying: Great and wonderful are thy works, O Lord God Almighty. Just and true are thy ways, O King of ages.

Revelation 16:5 And I heard the angel of the waters saying: Thou art just, O Lord, who art and who wast, the Holy One, because thou hast judged these things.

being.

Luke 3:12 And the publicans also came to be baptized and said to him: Master, what shall we do?

Matthew 3:5,6 Then went out to him Jerusalem and all Judea, and all the country about Jordan: . . .

Matthew 21:31,32 Which of the two did the father's will? They say to him: The first. Jesus saith to them: Amen I say to you that the publicans and the harlots shall go into the kingdom of God before you. . . .

Context
Jesus Testifies about John
28For I say to you: Amongst those that are born of men, there is not a greater prophet than John the Baptist. But he that is the lesser in the kingdom of God is greater than he. 29And all the people hearing, and the publicans, justified God, being baptized with John's baptism. 30But the Pharisees and the lawyers despised the counsel of God against themselves, being not baptized by him.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:46
For if you love them that love you, what reward shall you have? do not even the publicans this?

Matthew 21:31
Which of the two did the father's will? They say to him: The first. Jesus saith to them: Amen I say to you that the publicans and the harlots shall go into the kingdom of God before you.

Matthew 21:32
For John came to you in the way of justice: and you did not believe him. But the publicans and the harlots believed him: but you, seeing it, did not even afterwards repent, that you might believe him.

Luke 3:12
And the publicans also came to be baptized and said to him: Master, what shall we do?

Luke 7:28
For I say to you: Amongst those that are born of men, there is not a greater prophet than John the Baptist. But he that is the lesser in the kingdom of God is greater than he.

Luke 7:35
And wisdom is justified by all her children.

Luke 20:6
But if we say, of men: the whole people will stone us. For they are persuaded that John was a prophet.

Acts 18:25
This man was instructed in the way of the Lord: and being fervent in spirit, spoke and taught diligently the things that are of Jesus, knowing only the baptism of John.

Acts 19:3
And he said: In what then were you baptized? Who said: In John's baptism.

Additional Translations
All the people who heard this, even the tax collectors, acknowledged God’s justice. For they had received the baptism of John.

And all the people having heard, even the tax collectors, declared God righteous, having been baptized with the baptism of John.

And all the people that heard him, and the publicans, justified God, being baptized with the baptism of John.

And all the people when they heard, and the publicans, justified God, being baptized with the baptism of John.

(And all the people who heard [it], and the tax-gatherers, justified God, having been baptised with the baptism of John;

And all the people when they heard, and the publicans, justified God, being baptized with the baptism of John.

And all the people that heard him, and the publicans, justified God, being baptized with the baptism of John.

And all the people, including the tax-gatherers, when they listened to him upheld the righteousness of God, by being baptized with John's baptism.

When all the people and the tax collectors heard this, they declared God to be just, having been baptized with John's baptism.

And all the people having heard, and the tax-gatherers, declared God righteous, having been baptized with the baptism of John,
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