New International Version
"Master," said John, "we saw someone driving out demons in your name and we tried to stop him, because he is not one of us."
King James Bible
And John answered and said, Master, we saw one casting out devils in thy name; and we forbad him, because he followeth not with us.
Darby Bible Translation
And John answering said, Master, we saw some one casting out demons in thy name, and we forbad him, because he follows not with us.
World English Bible
John answered, "Master, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we forbade him, because he doesn't follow with us."
Young's Literal Translation
And John answering said, 'Master, we saw a certain one in thy name casting forth the demons, and we forbade him, because he doth not follow with us;'
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We forbade him - See this subject considered on Mark 9:38 (note), etc.
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But John tried to deter him, saying, "I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?"
"Teacher," said John, "we saw someone driving out demons in your name and we told him to stop, because he was not one of us."
Simon answered, "Master, we've worked hard all night and haven't caught anything. But because you say so, I will let down the nets."
As the men were leaving Jesus, Peter said to him, "Master, it is good for us to be here. Let us put up three shelters--one for you, one for Moses and one for Elijah." (He did not know what he was saying.)
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