Mark 9:47



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"If your eye causes you to stumble, throw it out; it is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye, than, having two eyes, to be cast into hell,

King James Version

And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it out: it is better for thee to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire:

International Standard Version

And if your eye causes you to sin, tear it out. It's better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell.

A Conservative Version

And if thine eye may cause thee to stumble, pluck it out. It is good for thee to enter into the kingdom of God one-eyed, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the hell of fire,

American Standard Version

And if thine eye cause thee to stumble, cast it out: it is good for thee to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into hell;

Amplified

For everyone shall be salted with fire.

An Understandable Version

And if your eye becomes the occasion for falling away [from God] gouge it out; it would be better for you to enter the kingdom of God with [only] one eye, rather than keeping both eyes and being thrown into hell [i.e., all because one of them caused you to fall away from God].

Anderson New Testament

And if your eye ensnare you, pull it out: it is better for you to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, than having two eyes to be thrown into hell-fire,

Bible in Basic English

And if your eye is a cause of trouble to you, take it out: it is better for you to go into the kingdom of God with one eye than, having two eyes, to go into hell,

Common New Testament

And if your eye causes you to sin, pluck it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell,

Daniel Mace New Testament

and if your eye make you transgress, pull it out; it is better for you to enter into the kingdom of God, with but one eye, than to have two, and be thrown into the Gehenna of fire: where the worm does not die,

Darby Translation

And if thine eye serve as a snare to thee, cast it out: it is better for thee to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the hell of fire,

Godbey New Testament

If thine eye may offend thee, cast it from thee: it is good for thee entering into the kingdom of God having one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into hell;

Goodspeed New Testament

And if your eye makes you fall, tear it out. You might better get into the Kingdom of God with only one eye than be thrown with both your eyes into the pit,

Holman Bible

And if your eye causes your downfall, gouge it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell,

John Wesley New Testament

it is good for thee, to enter into the kingdom of God having one eye, than having two eyes to be cast into hell-fire:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And if thine eye causes thee to fall, pluck it out; it is better for thee to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye than having two eyes to be cast into hell,

Julia Smith Translation

And if thine eye offend thee, cast it out: it is good for thee, one eyed, to come into the kingdom of God, than having two eyes to be cast into a hell of fire:

King James 2000

And if your eye offend you, pluck it out: it is better for you to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And if your eye causes you to sin, tear it out! It is better [for] you to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye than, having two eyes, to be thrown into hell,

Modern King James verseion

And if your eye offends you, pluck it out. It is better for you to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye than to have two eyes to be cast into hell fire

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Even so, if thine eye offend thee, pluck him out. It is better for thee to go into the kingdom of God with one eye, than, having two eyes, to be cast into hell fire:

Moffatt New Testament

If your eye is a hindrance to you, tear it out: better get into God's Realm with one eye, than keep your two eyes and be thrown into Gehenna,

Montgomery New Testament

If your eye cause you to stumble, tear it out! It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God one-eyed that to keep both your eyes and be cast into hell,

NET Bible

If your eye causes you to sin, tear it out! It is better to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell,

New simplified Bible

If your eye causes you to stumble, cast it out. It is good for you to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be destroyed in the ever-burning trash fires in the valley of Hinnom.

Noyes New Testament

And if thine eye is causing thee to fall away, pluck it out; it is better for thee to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, than having two eyes to be cast into hell,

Sawyer New Testament

And if your eye offends you, pluck it out; it is better for you to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, than having two eyes to be cast into hell,

The Emphasized Bible

And, if thine eye be causing thee to stumble, thrust it out, - it is, seemly, for thee, one-eye, to enter into the kingdom of God, rather than having, two eyes, to be cast into gehenna,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And if thine eye cause thee to offend, pluck it out: it is better for thee to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, than having two eyes to be cast into the fire of hell:

Twentieth Century New Testament

If your eye proves a snare to you, tear it out. It would be better for you to enter the Kingdom of God with only one eye, than to have both eyes and be thrown into the Pit,

Webster

And if thy eye causeth thee to fall into sin, pluck it out: it is better for thee to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, than having two eyes, to be cast into hell-fire.

Weymouth New Testament

Or if your eye should cause you to sin, tear it out. It would be better for you to enter into the Kingdom of God half-blind than remain in possession of two eyes and be thrown into Gehenna,

Williams New Testament

And if your eye makes you do wrong, tear it out. You might better go into the kingdom of God with only one eye than keep both your eyes and be thrown into the pit,

World English Bible

If your eye causes you to stumble, cast it out. It is better for you to enter into the Kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the Gehenna of fire,

Worrell New Testament

And, if your eye causes you to stumble, tear it out; it is good for you to enter into the Kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into Hell,

Worsley New Testament

And if thine eye cause thee to offend, cast it out: it is better for thee to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, than having two eyes to be cast into hell-fire;

Youngs Literal Translation

And if thine eye may cause thee to stumble, cast it out; it is better for thee one-eyed to enter into the reign of God, than having two eyes, to be cast to the gehenna of the fire --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

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

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
if , whosoever 9 , whatsoever 9 , though ,
Usage: 155

σοῦ 
Sou 
thy , thee , thine , thine own , thou , not tr
Usage: 241

ὀφθαλμός 
Ophthalmos 
Usage: 57

σκανδαλίζω 
Skandalizo 
Usage: 10

σέ 
Se 
thee , thou , thy house , not tr
Usage: 110

ἐκβάλλω 
Ekballo 
Usage: 43

it

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

ἐκβάλλω 
Ekballo 
Usage: 43

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

καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

σοί 
Soi 
thee , thou , thy , thine own , not tr
Usage: 113

to enter
εἰσέρχομαι 
Eiserchomai 
enter , go , come in , go in , enter in , come , arise
Usage: 120

εἰς 
Eis 
εἰς 
Eis 
into , to , unto , for , in , on , toward , against ,
into , to , unto , for , in , on , toward , against ,
Usage: 1267
Usage: 1267

the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

with one eye
μονόφθαλμος 
Monophthalmos 
with one eye
Usage: 0

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

ἔχω 
Echo 
have , be , need , , vr have
Usage: 479

δύο 
Duo 
two , twain , both , two and two
Usage: 92

ὀφθαλμός 
Ophthalmos 
Usage: 57

to be cast
βάλλω 
Ballo 
cast , put , thrust , cast out , lay , lie ,
Usage: 66

γέεννα 
Geenna 
Usage: 1

Context Readings

Temptations To Sin

46 [where THEIR WORM DOES NOT DIE, AND THE FIRE IS NOT QUENCHED.] 47 "If your eye causes you to stumble, throw it out; it is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye, than, having two eyes, to be cast into hell, 48 where THEIR WORM DOES NOT DIE, AND THE FIRE IS NOT QUENCHED.


Cross References

Matthew 18:9

"If your eye causes you to stumble, pluck it out and throw it from you It is better for you to enter life with one eye, than to have two eyes and be cast into the fiery hell.

Matthew 5:22

"But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be guilty before the court; and whoever says to his brother, 'You good-for-nothing,' shall be guilty before the supreme court; and whoever says, 'You fool,' shall be guilty enough to go into the fiery hell.

Mark 9:43

"If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off; it is better for you to enter life crippled, than, having your two hands, to go into hell, into the unquenchable fire,

Genesis 3:6

When the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was desirable to make one wise, she took from its fruit and ate; and she gave also to her husband with her, and he ate.

Job 31:1

"I have made a covenant with my eyes; How then could I gaze at a virgin?

Psalm 119:37

Turn away my eyes from looking at vanity, And revive me in Your ways.

Matthew 5:28-29

but I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

Matthew 10:37-39

"He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me; and he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me.

Luke 14:26

"If anyone comes to Me, and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple.

Galatians 4:15

Where then is that sense of blessing you had? For I bear you witness that, if possible, you would have plucked out your eyes and given them to me.

Philippians 3:7-8

But whatever things were gain to me, those things I have counted as loss for the sake of Christ.



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