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Luke 20:1-6 - Interlinear Bible

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Jesus' Authority Questioned

1 On one of the days while He was teaching the people in the temple and preaching the gospel, the chief priests and the scribes with the elders confronted Him,
Kai; {CONJ} ejgevneto {V-2ADI-3S} ejn {PREP} mia'/ {N-DSF} tw'n {T-GPF} hJmerw'n {N-GPF} didavskonto? {V-PAP-GSM} aujtou' {P-GSM} to;n {T-ASM} lao;n {N-ASM} ejn {PREP} tw'/ {T-DSN} iJerw'/ {N-DSN} kai; {CONJ} eujaggelizomevnou {V-PMP-GSM} ejpevsthsan {V-2AAI-3P} oiJ {T-NPM} ajrcierei'? {N-NPM} kai; {CONJ} oiJ {T-NPM} grammatei'? {N-NPM} su;n {PREP} toi'? {T-DPM} presbutevroi?, {A-DPM}
2 and they spoke, saying to Him, "Tell us by what authority You are doing these things, or who is the one who gave You this authority?"
kai; {CONJ} ei\pan {V-2AAI-3P} levgonte? {V-PAP-NPM} pro;? {PREP} aujtovn, {P-ASM} Eijpo;n {V-2AAI-3P} hJmi'n {P-1DP} ejn {PREP} poiva/ {I-DSF} ejxousiva/ tau'ta {D-APN} poiei'?, {V-PAI-2S} h^ {PRT} tiv? {I-NSM} ejstin {V-PXI-3S} oJ {T-NSM} douv? {V-2AAP-NSM} soi {P-2DS} th;n {T-ASF} ejxousivan tauvthn. {D-ASF}
3 Jesus answered and said to them, "I will also ask you a question, and you tell Me:
ajpokriqei;? {V-AOP-NSM} de; {CONJ} ei\pen {V-2AAI-3S} pro;? {PREP} aujtouv?, {P-APM} #Erwthvsw {V-FAI-1S} uJma'? {P-2AP} kajgw; {P-1NS} lovgon, {N-ASM} kai; {CONJ} ei~patev {V-2AAM-2P} moi: {P-1DS}
4 "Was the baptism of John from heaven or from men?"
To; {T-NSN} bavptisma {N-NSN} #Iwavnnou {N-GSM} ejx oujranou' {N-GSM} h\n {V-IXI-3S} h^ {PRT} ejx ajnqrwvpwn; {N-GPM}
5 They reasoned among themselves, saying, "If we say, 'From heaven,' He will say, 'Why * did you not believe him?'
oiJ {T-NPM} de; {CONJ} sunelogivsanto {V-ADI-3P} pro;? {PREP} eJautou;? {F-3APM} levgonte? {V-PAP-NPM} o&ti {CONJ} #Ea;n {COND} ei~pwmen, {V-2AAS-1P} #Ex oujranou', {N-GSM} ejrei', {V-FAI-3S} Dia; {PREP} tiv {I-ASN} oujk {PRT} ejpisteuvsate {V-AAI-2P} aujtw'/; {P-DSM}
6 "But if we say, 'From men,' all the people will stone us to death, for they are convinced that John was a prophet."
eja;n {COND} de; {CONJ} ei~pwmen, {V-2AAS-1P} #Ex ajnqrwvpwn, {N-GPM} oJ {T-NSM} lao;? {N-NSM} a&pa? {A-NSM} kataliqavsei {V-FAI-3S} hJma'?, {P-1AP} pepeismevno? {V-RPP-NSM} gavr {CONJ} ejstin {V-PXI-3S} #Iwavnnhn {N-ASM} profhvthn {N-ASM} ei\nai. {V-PXN}