Matthew 10:20
New International Version
for it will not be you speaking, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you.

New Living Translation
For it is not you who will be speaking—it will be the Spirit of your Father speaking through you.

English Standard Version
For it is not you who speak, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you.

Berean Study Bible
For it will not be you speaking, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you.

Berean Literal Bible
for you are not those speaking, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you.

King James Bible
For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father which speaketh in you.

New King James Version
for it is not you who speak, but the Spirit of your Father who speaks in you.

New American Standard Bible
For it is not you who are speaking, but it is the Spirit of your Father who is speaking in you.

NASB 1995
"For it is not you who speak, but it is the Spirit of your Father who speaks in you.

NASB 1977
“For it is not you who speak, but it is the Spirit of your Father who speaks in you.

Amplified Bible
for it is not you speaking, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you.

Christian Standard Bible
because it isn’t you speaking, but the Spirit of your Father is speaking through you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
because you are not speaking, but the Spirit of your Father is speaking through you.

American Standard Version
For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father that speaketh in you.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“For it will not be you speaking, but The Spirit of your Father speaking in you.”

Contemporary English Version
But you will not really be the one speaking. The Spirit from your Father will tell you what to say.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For it is not you that speak, but the Spirit of your Father that speaketh in you.

English Revised Version
For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father that speaketh in you.

Good News Translation
For the words you will speak will not be yours; they will come from the Spirit of your Father speaking through you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Indeed, you're not the ones who will be speaking. The Spirit of your Father will be speaking through you.

International Standard Version
It won't be you speaking, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you.

Literal Standard Version
for you are not the speakers, but the Spirit of your Father that is speaking in you.

NET Bible
For it is not you speaking, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you.

New Heart English Bible
For it is not you who speak, but the Spirit of your Father who speaks in you.

Weymouth New Testament
for it is not you who will speak: it will be the Spirit of your Father speaking through you.

World English Bible
For it is not you who speak, but the Spirit of your Father who speaks in you.

Young's Literal Translation
for ye are not the speakers, but the Spirit of your Father that is speaking in you.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Sheep among Wolves
19But when they hand you over, do not worry about how to respond or what to say. In that hour you will be given what to say. 20For it will not be you speaking, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you. 21Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; children will rise against their parents and have them put to death.…

Cross References
Exodus 4:12
Now go! I will help you as you speak, and I will teach you what to say."

Luke 12:12
For at that time the Holy Spirit will teach you what you should say."

Acts 2:4
And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them.

Acts 4:8
Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, "Rulers and elders of the people!

Acts 13:9
Then Saul, who was also called Paul, filled with the Holy Spirit, looked directly at Elymas

2 Corinthians 13:3
since you are demanding proof that Christ is speaking through me. He is not weak in dealing with you, but is powerful among you.

1 Thessalonians 2:13
And we continually thank God because, when you received the word of God that you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men, but as the true word of God--the word which is now at work in you who believe.


Treasury of Scripture

For it is not you that speak, but the Spirit of your Father which speaks in you.

but.

2 Samuel 23:2
The Spirit of the LORD spake by me, and his word was in my tongue.

Mark 12:36
For David himself said by the Holy Ghost, The LORD said to my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, till I make thine enemies thy footstool.

Luke 11:13
If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?

your.

Matthew 6:32
(For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.

Luke 12:30-32
For all these things do the nations of the world seek after: and your Father knoweth that ye have need of these things…









(20) It is not ye that speak.--The words are strong. Human thoughts and purposes seem as if utterly suppressed, and the inspiring agency alone is recognised. It would be obviously beside the drift of our Lord's discourse to make this promise of special aid in moments of special danger the groundwork of a theory of inspiration as affecting the written records of the work of the disciples.



Parallel Commentaries ...


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

it will not be
ἐστε (este)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd 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.

you
ὑμεῖς (hymeis)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

speaking,
λαλοῦντες (lalountes)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 2980: A prolonged form of an otherwise obsolete verb; to talk, i.e. Utter words.

but
ἀλλὰ (alla)
Conjunction
Strong's 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

the
τὸ (to)
Article - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Spirit
Πνεῦμα (Pneuma)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's 4151: Wind, breath, spirit.

of
τοῦ (tou)
Article - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

your
ὑμῶν (hymōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

Father
Πατρὸς (Patros)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 3962: Father, (Heavenly) Father, ancestor, elder, senior. Apparently a primary word; a 'father'.

speaking
λαλοῦν (laloun)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's 2980: A prolonged form of an otherwise obsolete verb; to talk, i.e. Utter words.

through
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

you.
ὑμῖν (hymin)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.


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