No one could say a word in reply, and from that day on no one dared to ask him any more questions.
to answer him
a word nor from that day
did anyone dare
to ask him
any more questions
He spoke plainly about this, and Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him.
he said this plainly
. And Peter took him
aside and began
to rebuke him
When Jesus saw that he had answered wisely, he said to him, ‘You are not far from the kingdom of God.’
And from then on no one dared ask him any more questions.
when Jesus saw that he answered wisely
, he said
, “You are not far from the kingdom of God.” And
after that no one dared to
any more questions
Joseph of Arimathea, a prominent member of the Council, who was himself waiting for the kingdom of God, went boldly to Pilate and asked for Jesus’ body.
Joseph of Arimathea
member of the council
, who was also
himself looking for
, took courage
and went to Pilate and asked for
And no one dared to ask him any more questions.
they no longer dared
to ask him
No one who wants to become a public figure acts in secret. Since you are doing these things, show yourself to the world.’
no one works in secret if he seeks
to be known openly
these things show yourself
to the world
But no one would say anything publicly about him for fear of the leaders.
Yet for fear
of the Jews
no one spoke openly of him
Here he is, speaking publicly, and they are not saying a word to him. Have the authorities really concluded that he is the Messiah?
he is, speaking openly
they say nothing
! Can it be
that the authorities really know that this is
The Jews who were there gathered round him, saying, ‘How long will you keep us in suspense? If you are the Messiah, tell us plainly.’
the Jews gathered around him and said
, “How long
will you keep us
? If you are
the Christ tell us plainly
So then he told them plainly, ‘Lazarus is dead,
Then Jesus told them plainly
, “Lazarus has died,
Therefore Jesus no longer moved about publicly among the people of Judea. Instead he withdrew to a region near the wilderness, to a village called Ephraim, where he stayed with his disciples.
no longer walked openly among
, but went
from there to
the region near
a town called Ephraim
, and there
he stayed with the disciples
‘Though I have been speaking figuratively, a time is coming when I will no longer use this kind of language but will tell you plainly about my Father. (ESV)
“I have said these things to you in figures of speech. The hour is coming when I will no longer speak to you in figures of speech but will tell you plainly about the Father.
Then Jesus’ disciples said, ‘Now you are speaking clearly and without figures of speech.
His disciples said
you are speaking plainly and not using
‘I have spoken openly to the world,’(ESV)
Jesus replied.‘I always taught in synagogues or at the temple, where all the Jews come together. I said nothing in secret.
Jesus answered him
, “I have spoken openly to the world. I have always taught in synagogues and in the temple, where all Jews come together. I have said nothing in secret.
Jesus said to them,‘Come and have breakfast.’
None of the disciples dared ask him, ‘Who are you?’ They knew it was the Lord.
, “Come and have breakfast.” Now none
of the disciples dared ask him
, “Who are you
?” They knew
‘Fellow Israelites, I can tell you confidently that the patriarch David died and was buried, and his tomb is here to this day.
, I may say to you with confidence about
the patriarch David that
he both died and
, and his tomb is with us to this day
When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realised that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus.
when they saw
of Peter and John
, and perceived that
they were uneducated
, common men
, they were astonished
. And they recognized that
they had been with Jesus
Now, Lord, consider their threats and enable your servants to speak your word with great boldness.
, Lord look upon their threats and grant
to your servants
to continue to speak your word with all boldness
After they prayed, the place where they were meeting was shaken. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word of God boldly.
the place in which
they were gathered together
they were all filled
with the Holy Spirit and
continued to speak
of God with boldness
No one else dared join them, even though they were highly regarded by the people.
of the rest dared join them
in high esteem
“I am the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.” Moses trembled with fear and did not dare to look.
am the God
of your fathers
, the God
of Abraham and
of Isaac and
.’ And Moses trembled
and did not dare
He proclaimed the kingdom of God and taught about the Lord Jesus Christ – with all boldness and without hindrance!
of God and teaching about
the Lord Jesus Christ with all boldness
and without hindrance
Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die.
will scarcely die for
a righteous person
—though perhaps for
a good person
one would dare even
And Isaiah boldly says,
‘I was found by those who did not seek me;
I revealed myself to those who did not ask for me.’
is so bold as
“I have been found
by those who did not seek me
I have shown
myself to those who did not ask
I will not venture to speak of anything except what Christ has accomplished through me in leading the Gentiles to obey God by what I have said and done –
I will not venture
of anything except
has accomplished through me to
bring the Gentiles
—by word and deed
If any of you has a dispute with another, do you dare to take it before the ungodly for judgment instead of before the Lord’s people?
of you has
a grievance against another
, does he dare
go to law before
the unrighteous instead of
Therefore, since we have such a hope, we are very bold.
we have such
we are very bold
I have spoken to you with great frankness; I take great pride in you. I am greatly encouraged; in all our troubles my joy knows no bounds.
am acting with great boldness toward you
have great pride in you
; I am filled
. In all our affliction
, I am overflowing
I beg you that when I come I may not have to be as bold as I expect to be towards some people who think that we live by the standards of this world.
of you that when I am present
I may not
have to show boldness
with such confidence as
I count on showing against some who suspect us of walking according
to the flesh
We do not dare to classify or compare ourselves with some who commend themselves. When they measure themselves by themselves and compare themselves with themselves, they are not wise.
to classify or compare ourselves
of those who are commending themselves
when they measure themselves by one another and compare themselves
with one another
, they are without understanding
To my shame I admit that we were too weak for that!
Whatever anyone else dares to boast about – I am speaking as a fool – I also dare to boast about.
, I must say we
were too weak
for that! But whatever anyone
else dares to boast of
—I am speaking
as a fool
dare to boast
In him and through faith in him we may approach God with freedom and confidence.
we have boldness and access with confidence through
Pray also for me, that whenever I speak, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel,
and also for me
, that words
may be given
to me in opening my mouth boldly
of the gospel
And because of my chains, most of the brothers and sisters have become confident in the Lord and dare all the more to proclaim the gospel without fear.
of the brothers
, having become confident in
by my imprisonment
, are much more bold
the word without fear
I eagerly expect and hope that I will in no way be ashamed, but will have sufficient courage so that now as always Christ will be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death.
as it is my eager expectation and hope that
I will not be at all ashamed
that with full courage now as always Christ
will be honored in my body
, whether by life or by death
And having disarmed the powers and authorities, he made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them by the cross.
the rulers and authorities
and put them
to open shame
, by triumphing over them in him
Those who have served well gain an excellent standing and great assurance in their faith in Christ Jesus.
those who serve well
as deacons gain
a good standing
for themselves and
also great confidence in
the faith that
is in Christ Jesus
Therefore, although in Christ I could be bold and order you to do what you ought to do,
though I am bold enough in Christ
to command you
to do what is required
But Christ is faithful as the Son over God’s house. And we are his house, if indeed we hold firmly to our confidence and the hope in which we glory.
is faithful over God’s house as
. And we are his house if indeed
we hold fast
our confidence and
in our hope
Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.
Let us then with confidence draw near
to the throne
we may receive mercy and find grace
to help in
time of need
Therefore, brothers and sisters, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus,
since we have confidence to enter
the holy places by
So do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded.
do not throw away your confidence
, which has
a great reward
This is especially true of those who follow the corrupt desire of the flesh and despise authority.
Bold and arrogant, they are not afraid to heap abuse on celestial beings;
those who indulge in
of defiling passion and despise authority
, they do not tremble
as they blaspheme
the glorious ones
And now, dear children, continue in him, so that when he appears we may be confident and unashamed before him at his coming.
, little children
, abide in him
, so that when
we may have confidence and not shrink from him
in shame at his coming
Dear friends, if our hearts do not condemn us, we have confidence before God
if our heart
does not condemn us
we have confidence before God
This is how love is made complete among us so that we will have confidence on the day of judgment: in this world we are like Jesus.
By this is love perfected
with us, so that
we may have confidence for
, because as he is
so also are we in this world
This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.
And this is
the confidence that
we have toward him
, that if
we ask anything according
to his will
he hears us
But even the archangel Michael, when he was disputing with the devil about the body of Moses, did not himself dare to condemn him for slander but said, ‘The Lord rebuke you!’
the archangel Michael
with the devil
, was disputing about
, he did not
presume to pronounce
a blasphemous judgment
, but said
“The Lord rebuke you
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