Luke 20:21

“And they asked him, saying, Master, we know that thou sayest and teachest rightly, neither acceptest thou the person of any, but teachest the way of God truly:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they asked him, saying, Master, we know that thou sayest and teachest rightly, neither acceptest thou the person of any, but teachest the way of God truely.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They questioned Him, saying, "Teacher, we know that You speak and teach correctly, and You are not partial to any, but teach the way of God in truth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they asked him, saying, Teacher, we know that thou sayest and teachest rightly, and acceptest not the person `of any', but of a truth teachest the way of God:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they put a question to him, saying, Master, we are certain that your teaching and your words are right, and that you have no respect for a man's position, but you are teaching the true way of God:
- Basic English Bible

And they asked him saying, Teacher, we know that thou sayest and teachest rightly, and acceptest no [man's] person, but teachest with truth the way of God:
- Darby Bible

And they asked him, saying, Master, we know that thou sayest and teachest rightly, neither acceptest thou the person of any, but teachest the way of God truly:
- Webster's Bible

So they put a question to Him. "Rabbi," they said, "we know that you say and teach what is right and that you make no distinctions between one man and another, but teach God's way truly.
- Weymouth Bible

They asked him, "Teacher, we know that you say and teach what is right, and aren't partial to anyone, but truly teach the way of God.
- World English Bible

And thei axiden hym, and seiden, Maister, we witen, that riytli thou seist and techist; and thou takist not the persoone of man, but thou techist in treuthe the weie of God.
- Wycliffe Bible

and they questioned him, saying, `Teacher, we have known that thou dost say and teach rightly, and dost not accept a person, but in truth the way of God dost teach;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 20:21


20:21 Thou speakest - In private, and teachest - In public.


Discussion for Luke 20:21

  • Brianna for verse 21
    This scripture is interesting. Even his enemies couldn 't deny Jesus truthful teachings. Perhaps they were trying to flatter him, or appease the crowd, but they understood that Jesus taught the truth. Because he taught the truth , he gained so much criticism from the Pharisees.

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