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Mark 11:28–30

28 And say unto him, By what authority doest thou these things? and who gave thee this authority to do these things? 29 And Jesus answered and said unto them, I will also ask of you one ||question, and answer me, and I will tell you by what authority I do these things. 30 The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or of men? answer me.

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Mark 11:28–30 — The New International Version (NIV)

28 “By what authority are you doing these things?” they asked. “And who gave you authority to do this?”

29 Jesus replied, I will ask you one question. Answer me, and I will tell you by what authority I am doing these things. 30 John’s baptismwas it from heaven, or of human origin? Tell me!”

Mark 11:28–30 — English Standard Version (ESV)

28 and they said to him, “By what authority are you doing these things, or who gave you this authority to do them?” 29 Jesus said to them, I will ask you one question; answer me, and I will tell you by what authority I do these things. 30 Was the baptism of John from heaven or from man? Answer me.”

Mark 11:28–30 — New Living Translation (NLT)

28 They demanded, “By what authority are you doing all these things? Who gave you the right to do them?”

29 I’ll tell you by what authority I do these things if you answer one question,” Jesus replied. 30 Did John’s authority to baptize come from heaven, or was it merely human? Answer me!”

Mark 11:28–30 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

28 And they said to Him, “By what authority are You doing these things? And who gave You this authority to do these things?”

29 But Jesus answered and said to them, I also will ask you one question; then answer Me, and I will tell you by what authority I do these things: 30 The baptism of Johnwas it from heaven or from men? Answer Me.”

Mark 11:28–30 — New Century Version (NCV)

28 They said to him, “What authority do you have to do these things? Who gave you this authority?”

29 Jesus answered, “I will ask you one question. If you answer me, I will tell you what authority I have to do these things. 30 Tell me: When John baptized people, was that authority from God or just from other people?”

Mark 11:28–30 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

28 and they said unto him, By what authority doest thou these things? or who gave thee this authority to do these things? 29 And Jesus said unto them, I will ask of you one question, and answer me, and I will tell you by what authority I do these things. 30 The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or from men? answer me.

Mark 11:28–30 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

28 and they say to him, By what authority doest thou these things? and who gave thee this authority, that thou shouldest do these things? 29 And Jesus answering said to them, I also will ask you one thing, and answer me, and I will tell you by what authority I do these things: 30 The baptism of John, was it of heaven, or of men? answer me.

Mark 11:28–30 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

28 They asked him, “What gives you the right to do these things? Who told you that you could do this?”

29 Jesus said to them, “I’ll ask you a question. Answer me, and then I’ll tell you why I have the right to do these things. 30 Did John’s right to baptize come from heaven or from humans? Answer me!”

Mark 11:28–30 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

28 and asked Him, “By what authority are You doing these things? Who gave You this authority to do these things?”

29 Jesus said to them, I will ask you one question; then answer Me, and I will tell you by what authority I am doing these things. 30 Was John’s baptism from heaven or from men? Answer Me.”

Mark 11:28–30 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

28 and said, “By what authority are you doing these things? Who gave you this authority to do them?” 29 Jesus said to them, I will ask you one question; answer me, and I will tell you by what authority I do these things. 30 Did the baptism of John come from heaven, or was it of human origin? Answer me.”

Mark 11:28–30 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

28 and said to him, “By what authority are you doing these things, or who gave you this authority that you do these things?” 29 So Jesus said to them, “I will ask you one question. Answer me and I will tell you by what authority I am doing these things. 30 The baptism of John—was it from heaven or from men? Answer me!”

Mark 11:28–30 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

28 “By what authority are you doing these things?” they asked. “Who gave you authority to do this?”

29 Jesus replied, “I will ask you one question. Answer me, and I will tell you by what authority I am doing these things. 30 Was John’s baptism from heaven? Or did it come from men? Tell me!”

Mark 11:28–30 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

28 and began saying to Him, “By what authority are You doing these things, or who gave You this authority to do these things?”

29 And Jesus said to them, I will ask you one question, and you answer Me, and then I will tell you by what authority I do these things.

30 Was the baptism of John from heaven, or from men? Answer Me.”