Mark 14:56
New International Version
Many testified falsely against him, but their statements did not agree.

New Living Translation
Many false witnesses spoke against him, but they contradicted each other.

English Standard Version
For many bore false witness against him, but their testimony did not agree.

Berean Study Bible
For many bore false witness against Jesus, but their testimony was inconsistent.

Berean Literal Bible
For many were bearing false testimony against Him, but their testimonies were not alike.

King James Bible
For many bare false witness against him, but their witness agreed not together.

New King James Version
For many bore false witness against Him, but their testimonies did not agree.

New American Standard Bible
For many people were giving false testimony against Him, and so their testimonies were not consistent.

NASB 1995
For many were giving false testimony against Him, but their testimony was not consistent.

NASB 1977
For many were giving false testimony against Him, and yet their testimony was not consistent.

Amplified Bible
For many [people] were giving false testimony against Him, but their testimonies were not consistent.

Christian Standard Bible
For many were giving false testimony against him, and the testimonies did not agree.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For many were giving false testimony against Him, but the testimonies did not agree.

American Standard Version
For many bare false witness against him, and their witness agreed not together.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For many were testifying against him, but their testimony was not worthy.

Contemporary English Version
Many people did tell lies against Jesus, but they did not agree on what they said.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For many bore false witness against him, and their evidences were not agreeing.

English Revised Version
For many bare false witness against him, and their witness agreed not together.

Good News Translation
Many witnesses told lies against Jesus, but their stories did not agree.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Many gave false testimony against him, but their statements did not agree.

International Standard Version
Although many people gave false testimony against him, their testimony didn't agree.

Literal Standard Version
for many were bearing false testimony against Him, and their testimonies were not alike.

NET Bible
Many gave false testimony against him, but their testimony did not agree.

New Heart English Bible
For many gave false testimony against him, and their testimony did not agree with each other.

Weymouth New Testament
for though many gave false testimony against Him, their statements did not tally.

World English Bible
For many gave false testimony against him, and their testimony didn't agree with each other.

Young's Literal Translation
for many were bearing false testimony against him, and their testimonies were not alike.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jesus Faces the Sanhedrin
55Now the chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were seeking testimony against Jesus to put Him to death, but they did not find any. 56For many bore false witness against Jesus, but their testimony was inconsistent. 57Then some men stood up and testified falsely against Him:…

Cross References
Mark 14:55
Now the chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were seeking testimony against Jesus to put Him to death, but they did not find any.

Mark 14:57
Then some men stood up and testified falsely against Him:


Treasury of Scripture

For many bore false witness against him, but their witness agreed not together.









(56) Their witness agreed not together.--St. Mark gives what St. Matthew only implies as the cause of the failure.

Verse 56. - For many bare false witness against him, and their witness agreed not together. Whatever things these witnesses brought forward were either false, or self-contradictory, or beside the purpose.

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

many
πολλοὶ (polloi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 4183: Much, many; often.

bore false witness
ἐψευδομαρτύρουν (epseudomartyroun)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 5576: To testify falsely, bear false witness. From pseudomartur; to be an untrue testifier, i.e. Offer falsehood in evidence.

against
κατ’ (kat’)
Preposition
Strong's 2596: A primary particle; down, in varied relations (genitive, dative or accusative) with which it is joined).

[Jesus],
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.

but
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

their
αἱ (hai)
Article - Nominative Feminine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

testimony
μαρτυρίαι (martyriai)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Plural
Strong's 3141: Witness, evidence, testimony, reputation. From martus; evidence given.

was
ἦσαν (ēsan)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

inconsistent.
ἴσαι (isai)
Adjective - Nominative Feminine Plural
Strong's 2470: Equal, equivalent, identical. Probably from eido; similar.


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