Luke 3:12
Strong's Lexicon
Even
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

tax collectors
τελῶναι (telōnai)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 5057: A publican, collector of taxes. From telos and oneomai; a tax-farmer, i.e. Collector of public revenue.

came
Ἦλθον (Ēlthon)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 2064: To come, go.

to be baptized.
βαπτισθῆναι (baptisthēnai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Passive
Strong's Greek 907: Lit: I dip, submerge, but specifically of ceremonial dipping; I baptize.

“Teacher,
Διδάσκαλε (Didaskale)
Noun - Vocative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 1320: A teacher, master. From didasko; an instructor.

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

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

should we do ?
ποιήσωμεν (poiēsōmen)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Active - 1st Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4160: (a) I make, manufacture, construct, (b) I do, act, cause. Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they asked him, “ Teacher, what should we do? ”

New American Standard Bible
And [some] tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what shall we do?"

King James Bible
Then came also publicans to be baptized, and said unto him, Master, what shall we do?
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Even tax collectors came to be baptized. "Teacher," they asked, "what should we do?"

New Living Translation
Even corrupt tax collectors came to be baptized and asked, "Teacher, what should we do?"

English Standard Version
Tax collectors also came to be baptized and said to him, “Teacher, what shall we do?”

New American Standard Bible
And some tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what shall we do?"

King James Bible
Then came also publicans to be baptized, and said unto him, Master, what shall we do?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they asked him, "Teacher, what should we do?"

International Standard Version
Even some tax collectors came to be baptized. They asked him, "Teacher, what should we do?"

NET Bible
Tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what should we do?"

American Standard Version
And there came also publicans to be baptized, and they said unto him, Teacher, what must we do?

English Revised Version
And there came also publicans to be baptized, and they said unto him, Master, what must we do?

Young's Literal Translation
And there came also tax-gatherers to be baptised, and they said unto him, 'Teacher, what shall we do?'






Cross References
Matthew 5:46
For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same?

Matthew 21:32
For John came unto you in the way of righteousness, and ye believed him not: but the publicans and the harlots believed him: and ye, when ye had seen it, repented not afterward, that ye might believe him.

Luke 3:10
And the people asked him, saying, What shall we do then?

Luke 3:13
And he said unto them, Exact no more than that which is appointed you.

Luke 7:29
And all the people that heard him, and the publicans, justified God, being baptized with the baptism of John.

Acts 2:37
Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do?

Luke 1:1
Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us,

Luke 3:11
He answereth and saith unto them, He that hath two coats, let him impart to him that hath none; and he that hath meat, let him do likewise.

Luke 3:9
And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees: every tree therefore which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

Luke 3:14
And the soldiers likewise demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said unto them, Do violence to no man, neither accuse any falsely; and be content with your wages.

Luke 3:15
And as the people were in expectation, and all men mused in their hearts of John, whether he were the Christ, or not;
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