Luke 16:17



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one stroke of a letter of the Law to fail.

King James Version

And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one tittle of the law to fail.

International Standard Version

However, it is easier for heaven and earth to disappear than for one stroke of a letter in the Law to be dropped.

A Conservative Version

But it is easier for the heaven and the earth to pass away, than for one tittle of the law to fall.

American Standard Version

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one tittle of the law to fall.

Amplified

Yet it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one dot of the Law to fail and become void.

An Understandable Version

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away [i.e., to be destroyed. See II Pet. 3:3], than for one portion of a letter of the law of Moses to be dropped.

Anderson New Testament

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one point of the law to fail.

Bible in Basic English

But heaven and earth will come to an end before the smallest letter of the law may be dropped out.

Common New Testament

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one dot of the law to fail.

Daniel Mace New Testament

yet heaven and earth may sooner pass away, than any part of the law be unaccomplish'd.

Darby Translation

But it is easier that the heaven and the earth should pass away than that one tittle of the law should fail.

Godbey New Testament

And it is easier that heaven and earth pass away, than one tittle fall from the law.

Goodspeed New Testament

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one dotting of an i in the Law to go unfulfilled.

Holman Bible

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one stroke of a letter in the law to drop out.

John Wesley New Testament

Yet it is easier for heaven and earth to pass, than for one tittle of the law to fail.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass than one tittle of the law to fail.

Julia Smith Translation

And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one horn of the law to fall.

King James 2000

And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one dot of the law to fail.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But it is easier [for] heaven and earth to pass away than [for] one stroke of a letter of the law to become invalid.

Modern King James verseion

And it is easier for the heaven and earth to pass than for one tittle of the Law to fail.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Sooner shall heaven and earth perish, than one tittle of the law shall perish.

Moffatt New Testament

Yet it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for an iota of the Law to lapse.

Montgomery New Testament

"Yet it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away then for one title of the law to fail.

NET Bible

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one tiny stroke of a letter in the law to become void.

New Heart English Bible

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one tiny stroke of a pen in the Law to become void.

New simplified Bible

It is easier for heaven and earth to disappear than for the smallest detail of the Law to be eliminated.

Noyes New Testament

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one tittle of the law to fail.

Sawyer New Testament

And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one point of the law to fail.

The Emphasized Bible

But it is, easier, for heaven and earth to pass away, than that, of the law, one little point, should fail.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one tittle of the law to fail.

Twentieth Century New Testament

It would be easier for the heavens and the earth to disappear than for one stroke of a letter in the Law to be lost.

Webster

And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than one tittle of the law to fail.

Weymouth New Testament

But it is easier for earth and sky to pass away than for one smallest detail of the Law to fall to the ground.

Williams New Testament

It is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one dotting of an 'i' in the law to fail.

World English Bible

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one tiny stroke of a pen in the law to fall.

Worrell New Testament

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one tittle of the law to fall.

Worsley New Testament

Though it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than one tittle of the law to fail.

Youngs Literal Translation

and it is easier to the heaven and the earth to pass away, than of the law one tittle to fall.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

it is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is , are , was , be , have , not tr , , vr is
Usage: 585

εὐκοπώτερος 
Eukopoteros 
Usage: 0

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

γῆ 
Ge 
Usage: 186

to pass
παρέρχομαι 
Parerchomai 
Usage: 13

ἤ 
or , than , either , or else , nor , not tr ,
Usage: 199

εἷς 
heis 
one , a , other , some , not tr ,
Usage: 188

κεραία 
Keraia 
Usage: 0

of the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
Usage: 179

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Additional Teachings

16 "The Law and the Prophets were proclaimed until John; since that time the gospel of the kingdom of God has been preached, and everyone is forcing his way into it. 17 "But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one stroke of a letter of the Law to fail. 18 "Everyone who divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery, and he who marries one who is divorced from a husband commits adultery.



Cross References

Matthew 5:18

"For truly I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not the smallest letter or stroke shall pass from the Law until all is accomplished.

Psalm 102:25-27

"Of old You founded the earth, And the heavens are the work of Your hands.

Isaiah 40:8

The grass withers, the flower fades, But the word of our God stands forever.

Isaiah 51:6

"Lift up your eyes to the sky, Then look to the earth beneath; For the sky will vanish like smoke, And the earth will wear out like a garment And its inhabitants will die in like manner; But My salvation will be forever, And My righteousness will not wane.

Luke 21:33

"Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will not pass away.

Romans 3:31

Do we then nullify the Law through faith? May it never be! On the contrary, we establish the Law.

1 Peter 1:25

BUT THE WORD OF THE LORD ENDURES FOREVER " And this is the word which was preached to you.

2 Peter 3:10

But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, in which the heavens will pass away with a roar and the elements will be destroyed with intense heat, and the earth and its works will be burned up.

Revelation 20:11

Then I saw a great white throne and Him who sat upon it, from whose presence earth and heaven fled away, and no place was found for them.

Revelation 21:1

Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth passed away, and there is no longer any sea.

Revelation 21:4

and He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be any death; there will no longer be any mourning, or crying, or pain; the first things have passed away."



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