Matthew 21:25
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English Standard Version
The baptism of John, from where did it come? From heaven or from man?” And they discussed it among themselves, saying, “If we say, ‘From heaven,’ he will say to us, ‘Why then did you not believe him?’

King James Bible
The baptism of John, whence was it? from heaven, or of men? And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say unto us, Why did ye not then believe him?

American Standard Version
The baptism of John, whence was it? from heaven or from men? And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say unto us, Why then did ye not believe him?

Douay-Rheims Bible
The baptism of John, whence was it? from heaven or from men? But they thought within themselves, saying:

English Revised Version
The baptism of John, whence was it? from heaven or from men? And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say unto us, Why then did ye not believe him?

Webster's Bible Translation
The baptism of John, whence was it? from heaven, or from men? And they reasoned with themselves, saying, if we shall say, From heaven; he will say to us, Why then did ye not believe him?

Weymouth New Testament
John's Baptism, whence was it? --had it a heavenly or a human origin?" So they debated the matter among themselves. "If we say 'a heavenly origin,'" they argued, "he will say, 'Why then did you not believe him?'

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baptism.

Matthew 3:1 In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea,

*etc:

Matthew 11:7-15 And as they departed, Jesus began to say to the multitudes concerning John, What went you out into the wilderness to see...

Matthew 17:12,13 But I say to you, That Elias is come already, and they knew him not, but have done to him whatever they listed...

Mark 1:1-11 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God...

Mark 11:27-33 And they come again to Jerusalem: and as he was walking in the temple, there come to him the chief priests, and the scribes...

Luke 1:11-17,67-80 And there appeared to him an angel of the Lord standing on the right side of the altar of incense...

Luke 3:2-20 Annas and Caiaphas being the high priests, the word of God came to John the son of Zacharias in the wilderness...

Luke 7:28-35 For I say to you, Among those that are born of women there is not a greater prophet than John the Baptist...

John 1:6,15,25-34 There was a man sent from God, whose name was John...

John 3:26-36 And they came to John, and said to him, Rabbi, he that was with you beyond Jordan, to whom you bore witness, behold, the same baptizes...

Why.

Luke 20:5 And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say, Why then believed you him not?

John 3:18 He that believes on him is not condemned: but he that believes not is condemned already...

John 5:33-36,44-47 You sent to John, and he bore witness to the truth...

John 10:25,26 Jesus answered them, I told you, and you believed not: the works that I do in my Father's name, they bear witness of me...

John 12:37-43 But though he had done so many miracles before them, yet they believed not on him...

1 John 3:20 For if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart, and knows all things.

Cross References
Matthew 16:7
And they began discussing it among themselves, saying, "We brought no bread."

Matthew 21:24
Jesus answered them, "I also will ask you one question, and if you tell me the answer, then I also will tell you by what authority I do these things.

Matthew 21:26
But if we say, 'From man,' we are afraid of the crowd, for they all hold that John was a prophet."

Luke 20:5
And they discussed it with one another, saying, "If we say, 'From heaven,' he will say, 'Why did you not believe him?'

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