Luke 20:21
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English Standard Version
So they asked him, “Teacher, we know that you speak and teach rightly, and show no partiality, but truly teach the way of God.

King James 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:

American Standard Version
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:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they asked him, saying: Master, we know that thou speakest and teachest rightly: and thou dost not respect any person, but teachest the way of God in truth.

English Revised Version
And they asked him, saying, Master, we know that thou sayest and teachest rightly, and acceptest not the person of any, but of a truth teachest the way of God:

Webster's Bible Translation
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:

Weymouth New Testament
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.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Acceptest not the person

See on James 2:1.

Luke 20:21 Parallel Commentaries

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Master.

Psalm 12:2 They speak vanity every one with his neighbor: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak.

Psalm 55:21 The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in his heart: his words were softer than oil, yet were they drawn swords.

Jeremiah 42:2,3 And said to Jeremiah the prophet, Let, we beseech you, our supplication be accepted before you, and pray for us to the LORD your God...

Matthew 22:16 And they sent out to him their disciples with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that you are true...

Matthew 26:49,50 And immediately he came to Jesus, and said, Hail, master; and kissed him...

Mark 12:14 And when they were come, they say to him, Master, we know that you are true, and care for no man: for you regard not the person of men...

John 3:2 The same came to Jesus by night, and said to him, Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God...

sayest.

2 Corinthians 2:17 For we are not as many, which corrupt the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ.

Galatians 1:10 For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.

1 Thessalonians 2:4,5 But as we were allowed of God to be put in trust with the gospel, even so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God...

acceptest.

2 Chronicles 19:7 Why now let the fear of the LORD be on you; take heed and do it: for there is no iniquity with the LORD our God, nor respect of persons...

Job 34:19 How much less to him that accepts not the persons of princes, nor regards the rich more than the poor?...

Acts 10:34,35 Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons...

Galatians 2:6 But of these who seemed to be somewhat, (whatever they were, it makes no matter to me...

truly. or, of a truth.

Cross References
Matthew 22:16
And they sent their disciples to him, along with the Herodians, saying, "Teacher, we know that you are true and teach the way of God truthfully, and you do not care about anyone's opinion, for you are not swayed by appearances.

Luke 20:20
So they watched him and sent spies, who pretended to be sincere, that they might catch him in something he said, so as to deliver him up to the authority and jurisdiction of the governor.

Luke 20:22
Is it lawful for us to give tribute to Caesar, or not?"

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