Mark 9:38
Modern Translations
New International Version
"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."

New Living Translation
John said to Jesus, “Teacher, we saw someone using your name to cast out demons, but we told him to stop because he wasn’t in our group.”

English Standard Version
John said to him, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him, because he was not following us.”

Berean Study Bible
John said to Him, “Teacher, we saw someone else driving out demons in Your name, and we tried to stop him, because he does not accompany us.”

New American Standard Bible
John said to Him, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in Your name, and we tried to prevent him because he was not following us.”

NASB 1995
John said to Him, "Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in Your name, and we tried to prevent him because he was not following us."

NASB 1977
John said to Him, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in Your name, and we tried to hinder him because he was not following us.”

Amplified Bible
John said to Him, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in Your name, and we tried to stop him because he was not accompanying us [as Your disciple].”

Christian Standard Bible
John said to him, “Teacher, we saw someone driving out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him because he wasn’t following us.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
John said to Him, "Teacher, we saw someone driving out demons in Your name, and we tried to stop him because he wasn't following us."

Contemporary English Version
John said, "Teacher, we saw a man using your name to force demons out of people. But he wasn't one of us, and we told him to stop."

Good News Translation
John said to him, "Teacher, we saw a man who was driving out demons in your name, and we told him to stop, because he doesn't belong to our group."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
John said to Jesus, "Teacher, we saw someone forcing demons out of a person by using the power and authority of your name. We tried to stop him because he was not one of us."

International Standard Version
John told Jesus, "Teacher, we saw someone driving out demons in your name. We tried to stop him, because he wasn't a follower like us."

NET Bible
John said to him, "Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him because he was not following us."
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And John answered him, saying, Master, we saw one casting out devils in thy name, and he followeth not us: and we forbad him, because he followeth not us.

New King James Version
Now John answered Him, saying, “Teacher, we saw someone who does not follow us casting out demons in Your name, and we forbade him because he does not follow us.”

King James 2000 Bible
And John answered him, saying, Teacher, we saw one casting out demons in your name, and he followed not us: and we forbade him, because he followed not us.

New Heart English Bible
John said to him, "Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name; and we forbade him, because he was not following us."

World English Bible
John said to him, "Teacher, we saw someone who doesn't follow us casting out demons in your name; and we forbade him, because he doesn't follow us."

American King James Version
And John answered him, saying, Master, we saw one casting out devils in your name, and he follows not us: and we forbade him, because he follows not us.

American Standard Version
John said unto him, Teacher, we saw one casting out demons in thy name; and we forbade him, because he followed not us.

A Faithful Version
Then John answered Him, saying, "Master, we saw someone who does not follow us casting out demons in Your name, and we forbad him because he does not follow us."

Darby Bible Translation
And John answered him saying, Teacher, we saw some one casting out demons in thy name, who does not follow us, and we forbad him, because he does not follow us.

English Revised Version
John said unto him, Master, we saw one casting out devils in thy name: and we forbade him, because he followed not us.

Webster's Bible Translation
And John answered him, saying, Master, we saw one casting out demons in thy name, and he followeth not us; and we forbad him, because he followeth not us.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Then Iohn answered him, saying, Master, we sawe one casting out deuils by thy Name, which followeth not vs, and we forbade him, because he followeth vs not.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Iohn aunswered him, saying: Maister, we sawe one caste out deuylles in thy name, & he foloweth not vs: and we forbad him, because he foloweth vs not.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Ihon answered him, and sayde: Master, we sawe one dryue out deuels in thy name, but he foloweth not vs, and we forbad him because he foloweth vs not.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
Iohn answered him sayinge: Master we sawe one castynge out devyls in thy name which foloweth not vs and we forbade him because he foloweth vs not.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And John answered Him, saying, “Teacher, we saw a certain one casting out demons in Your Name, who does not follow us, and we forbade him, because he does not follow us.”

Berean Literal Bible
John answered Him, "Teacher, we saw someone who does not follow us casting out demons in Your name, and we were forbidding him, because he was not following us."

Young's Literal Translation
And John did answer him, saying, 'Teacher, we saw a certain one in thy name casting out demons, who doth not follow us, and we forbade him, because he doth not follow us.'

Smith's Literal Translation
And John answered him, saying, Teacher, we saw a certain one casting out demons in thy name, who follows not us: and we checked him, for he follows not us.

Literal Emphasis Translation
John said to Him, Teacher, we saw someone in Your name casting out demons, who does not follow us and we forbade him, because he was not following us.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
John answered him, saying: Master, we saw one casting out devils in thy name, who followeth not us, and we forbade him.

Catholic Public Domain Version
John responded to him by saying, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name; he does not follow us, and so we prohibited him.”

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Yohannan said to him, “Rabbi, we saw a man casting out demons in your name, and we forbade him because he did not go out with us.”

Lamsa Bible
John said to him, Teacher, we saw a man casting out demons in your name; and we forbade him, because he did not follow us.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
And John answered him and said: Teacher, we saw one casting out demons in thy name, and he does not follow us: and we forbade him, because he does not follow us.

Godbey New Testament
And John responded to Him saying, Teacher, we saw one casting out demons in Thy name, who does not follow us; and we forbade him, because he does not follow us.

Haweis New Testament
Then John addressed him, saying, Master, we saw a person in thy name casting out devils, who followeth us not: and we forbad him, because he did not follow us.

Mace New Testament
Upon this occasion John address'd himself to Jesus, saying, master, we saw a man casting out demons in your name, tho' he did not belong to us, for which reason we opposed him.

Weymouth New Testament
"Rabbi," said John to Him, "we saw a man making use of your name to expel demons, and we tried to hinder him, on the ground that he did not follow us."

Worrell New Testament
John said to Him, "Teacher, we saw one casting out demons in Thy name; and we forbade him, because he was not following us."

Worsley New Testament
But John answered Him and said, Master, we saw one casting out demons in thy name, who doth not follow us; and we forbade him, because he followeth not us.








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