New Living Translation
Jesus replied, "If I said anything wrong, you must prove it. But if I'm speaking the truth, why are you beating me?"
King James Bible
Jesus answered him, If I have spoken evil, bear witness of the evil: but if well, why smitest thou me?
Darby Bible Translation
Jesus answered him, If I have spoken evil, bear witness of the evil; but if well, why smitest thou me?
World English Bible
Jesus answered him, "If I have spoken evil, testify of the evil; but if well, why do you beat me?"
Young's Literal Translation
Jesus answered him, 'If I spake ill, testify concerning the ill; and if well, why me dost thou smite?'
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Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am a king! To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth: every one that is of the truth heareth my voice.--John xviii. 37. Pilate asks Jesus if he is a king. The question is called forth by what the Lord had just said concerning his kingdom, closing with the statement that it was not of this world. He now answers Pilate that he is a king indeed, but shows him that his kingdom …
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