Luke 22:71
New International Version
Then they said, "Why do we need any more testimony? We have heard it from his own lips."

New Living Translation
“Why do we need other witnesses?” they said. “We ourselves heard him say it.”

English Standard Version
Then they said, “What further testimony do we need? We have heard it ourselves from his own lips.”

Berean Study Bible
“Why do we need any more testimony?” they declared. “We have heard it for ourselves from His own lips.”

Berean Literal Bible
And they said, "What need do we have of any more witness? For we ourselves have heard it from His mouth."

King James Bible
And they said, What need we any further witness? for we ourselves have heard of his own mouth.

New King James Version
And they said, “What further testimony do we need? For we have heard it ourselves from His own mouth.”

New American Standard Bible
And then they said, “What further need do we have of testimony? For we have heard it ourselves from His own mouth!”

NASB 1995
Then they said, "What further need do we have of testimony? For we have heard it ourselves from His own mouth."

NASB 1977
And they said, “What further need do we have of testimony? For we have heard it ourselves from His own mouth.”

Amplified Bible
Then they asked, “What further need of testimony do we have? For we ourselves have heard it from His own mouth.”

Christian Standard Bible
“Why do we need any more testimony,” they said, “since we’ve heard it ourselves from his mouth? ”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Why do we need any more testimony," they said, "since we've heard it ourselves from His mouth?"

American Standard Version
And they said, What further need have we of witness? for we ourselves have heard from his own mouth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And they were saying, “Why do we need witnesses again, for we hear from his own mouth?”

Contemporary English Version
They replied, "Why do we need more witnesses? He said it himself!"

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they said: What need we any further testimony? for we ourselves have heard it from his own mouth.

English Revised Version
And they said, What further need have we of witness? for we ourselves have heard from his own mouth.

Good News Translation
And they said, "We don't need any witnesses! We ourselves have heard what he said!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then they said, "Why do we need any more testimony? We've heard him say it ourselves."

International Standard Version
"Why do we need any more testimony?" they asked. "We have heard it ourselves from his own mouth!"

Literal Standard Version
and they said, “What need do we have yet of testimony? For we ourselves heard [it] from His mouth.”

NET Bible
Then they said, "Why do we need further testimony? We have heard it ourselves from his own lips!"

New Heart English Bible
They said, "Why do we need any more witness? For we ourselves have heard from his own mouth."

Weymouth New Testament
"What need have we of further evidence?" they said; "for we ourselves have heard it from his own lips."

World English Bible
They said, "Why do we need any more witness? For we ourselves have heard from his own mouth!"

Young's Literal Translation
and they said, 'What need yet have we of testimony? for we ourselves did hear it from his mouth.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jesus Faces the Council
70So they all asked, “Are You then the Son of God?” He replied, “You say that I am.” 71“Why do we need any more testimony?” they declared. “We have heard it for ourselves from His own lips.”

Cross References
Luke 22:70
So they all asked, "Are You then the Son of God?" He replied, "You say that I am."

Luke 23:1
Then the whole council rose and led Jesus away to Pilate.


Treasury of Scripture

And they said, What need we any further witness? for we ourselves have heard of his own mouth.

Matthew 26:65,66
Then the high priest rent his clothes, saying, He hath spoken blasphemy; what further need have we of witnesses? behold, now ye have heard his blasphemy…

Mark 14:63,64
Then the high priest rent his clothes, and saith, What need we any further witnesses? …











Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
“Why
Τί (Ti)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 5101: Who, which, what, why. Probably emphatic of tis; an interrogative pronoun, who, which or what.

do we need
ἔχομεν (echomen)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 1st Person Plural
Strong's 2192: To have, hold, possess. Including an alternate form scheo skheh'-o; a primary verb; to hold.

any more
ἔτι (eti)
Adverb
Strong's 2089: (a) of time: still, yet, even now, (b) of degree: even, further, more, in addition. Perhaps akin to etos; 'yet, ' still.

testimony?”
μαρτυρίας (martyrias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 3141: Witness, evidence, testimony, reputation. From martus; evidence given.

they declared.
εἶπαν (eipan)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

“We have heard [it]
ἠκούσαμεν (ēkousamen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 1st Person Plural
Strong's 191: To hear, listen, comprehend by hearing; pass: is heard, reported. A primary verb; to hear.

for
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

ourselves
αὐτοὶ (autoi)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative Masculine 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

from
ἀπὸ (apo)
Preposition
Strong's 575: From, away from. A primary particle; 'off, ' i.e. Away, in various senses.

His own
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

lips.”
στόματος (stomatos)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's 4750: The mouth, speech, eloquence in speech, the point of a sword.


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