John 18:23

“Jesus answered him, If I have spoken evil, bear witness of the evil: but if well, why smitest thou me?

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for John 18:23

Iesus answered him, If I haue spoken euill, beare witnesse of the euill: but if well, why smitest thou me?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Jesus answered him, "If I have spoken wrongly, testify of the wrong; but if rightly, why do you strike Me?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jesus answered him, If I have spoken evil, bear witness of the evil: but if well, why smitest thou me?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Jesus said in answer, If I have said anything evil, give witness to the evil: but if I said what is true, why do you give me blows?
- Basic English Bible

Jesus answered him, If I have spoken evil, bear witness of the evil; but if well, why smitest thou me?
- Darby Bible

Jesus answered him, If I have spoken evil, bear testimony of the evil: but if well, why smitest thou me?
- Webster's Bible

If I have spoken wrongly, replied Jesus, "bear witness to it as wrong; but if rightly, why that blow?"
- Weymouth Bible

Jesus answered him, "If I have spoken evil, testify of the evil; but if well, why do you beat me?"
- World English Bible

Jhesus answeride to hym, If Y haue spokun yuel, bere thou witnessyng of yuel; but if Y seide wel, whi smytist thou me?
- Wycliffe Bible

Jesus answered him, `If I spake ill, testify concerning the ill; and if well, why me dost thou smite?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for John 18:23

Wesley's Notes for John 18:23


18:21 Why askest thou me - Whom thou wilt not believe?

18:22 Answerest thou the high priest so? - With so little reverence?

18:24 Now Annas had sent him to Caiaphas - As is implied #John 18:13|. Bound - Being still bound, #John 18:12|.


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