Bible ~~- Newer Testament ~~- John ~~- chapter 1 of 21 (51 verses.)

John 1:22Wrench

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Then, 😇, the religionists [scream at] JAHn, “Who are you?
Give us an answer to report back to the [power-brokers] who sent us.
What do you say about yourself?”

Shrewdness / Craftiness

Other English Bible translations of John 1:22:

Complete Jewish Bible (Sacred Name Version)CJB-SNSo they said to him, "Who are you? — so that we can give an answer to the people who sent us. What do you have to say about yourself?"
New International Version (Sacred Name)NIV-SRFinally they said, 'Who are you? Give us an answer to take back to those who sent us. What do you say about yourself?'
New International Readers Version (Sacred Name)NIRV-SNThey asked one last time, 'Who are you? Give us an answer to take back to those who sent us. What do you say about yourself?'
New Living Translation (Sacred Name Version)NLT-SN'Then who are you? Tell us, so we can give an answer to those who sent us. What do you have to say about yourself?'
New Revised Standard (Sacred Name Edition)NRSV-SNThen they said to him, "Who are you? Let us have an answer for those who sent us. What do you say about yourself?"
The Message (Sacred Name Version)MSG-SNExasperated, they said, 'Who, then? We need an answer for those who sent us. Tell us something--anything!-about yourself.'
Good News Translation (Sacred Name)GNT-SN"Then tell us who you are," they said. "We have to take an answer back to those who sent us. What do you say about yourself?"
New American Standard (Sacred Name Bible)NASB-SNThen they said to him, 'Who are you, so that we may give an answer to those who sent us? What do you say about yourself?'
King James Version (unedited)KJVThen said they unto him, Who art thou? that we may give an answer to them that sent us. What sayest thou of thyself?