Matthew 7:13



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it.

King James Version

Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat:

Holman Bible

"Enter through the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the road is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who go through it.

International Standard Version

"Go in through the narrow gate, because the gate is wide and the road is spacious that leads to destruction, and many people are entering by it.

A Conservative Version

Enter ye in by the narrow gate, because wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leads to destruction, and many are they who enter through it.

American Standard Version

Enter ye in by the narrow gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many are they that enter in thereby.

Amplified

Enter through the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and spacious and broad is the way that leads away to destruction, and many are those who are entering through it.

An Understandable Version

"You should enter [God's kingdom] by means of the narrow door, for the wide door and the broad road are the ones that lead to [spiritual and physical] destruction. And many people will enter [that wide door].

Anderson New Testament

Enter in through the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leads to destruction; and many there are that go in through it.

Bible in Basic English

Go in by the narrow door; for wide is the door and open is the way which goes to destruction, and great numbers go in by it.

Common New Testament

"Enter by the narrow gate; for the gate is wide, and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and many are those who enter by it.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Enter ye in at the strait gate; the gate that leadeth to destruction is broad, and the way is open, and they who pass through are numerous.

Darby Translation

Enter in through the narrow gate, for wide the gate and broad the way that leads to destruction, and many are they who enter in through it.

Godbey New Testament

Enter ye in through the narrow gate: because wide is the gate and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there are, who are going in through it.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Go in at the narrow gate. For the road that leads to destruction is broad and spacious, and there are many who go in by it.

John Wesley New Testament

Enter ye in thro' the straight gate: for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leadeth to destruction, and many there are that go in thro' it:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Enter ye in at the narrow gate, for the way that leads to destruction is wide and spacious, and those who follow it are many;

Julia Smith Translation

Enter ye in through the strait gate, for broad the gate and spacious the way leading to destruction, and many are they coming in through it.

King James 2000

Enter in at the narrow gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leads to destruction, and many there be who go in there:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Enter through the narrow gate, because broad [is] the gate and spacious [is] the road that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it,

Modern King James verseion

Go in through the narrow gate, for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and many there are who go in through it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Enter in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat:

Moffatt New Testament

Enter by the narrow gate: for [the gate] is broad and the road is wide that leads to destruction, and many enter that way.

Montgomery New Testament

"Enter by the narrow gate; for broad is the gate and wide the road that leads to destruction, and many are they who go in by it;

NET Bible

"Enter through the narrow gate, because the gate is wide and the way is spacious that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it.

New Heart English Bible

"Enter in by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and many are those who enter in by it.

New simplified Bible

Enter through the narrow gate, since the gate to destruction is wide and the road that leads to destruction is wide and many enter through it.

Noyes New Testament

Enter in at the strait gate; for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction; and many are they who go in thereat.

Sawyer New Testament

Enter in through the narrow gate, for wide is the gate; and spacious the way which leads to destruction, and many are they that enter in by it;

The Emphasized Bible

Enter ye in at, the narrow gate; because broad and roomy is the way that leadeth unto destruction, - and, many, are they who enter thereby:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Enter in through the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and spacious the road, which leadeth to perdition, and they are many who enter that way:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Go in by the small gate. Broad and spacious is the road that leads to destruction, and those that go in by it are many;

Webster

Enter ye in at the strait gate; for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there are who go in by it.

Weymouth New Testament

"Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad the road which leads to ruin, and many there are who enter by it;

Williams New Testament

"Go in by the narrow gate, for broad and roomy is the road that leads to destruction, and many are going in by it.

World English Bible

"Enter in by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and many are those who enter in by it.

Worrell New Testament

"Enter ye in through the narrow gate; because wide is the gate, and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and many are those who enter through it;

Worsley New Testament

Enter ye in at the strait gate; for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be who go in thereat:

Youngs Literal Translation

Go ye in through the strait gate, because wide is the gate, and broad the way that is leading to the destruction, and many are those going in through it;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Enter ye
εἰσέρχομαι 
Eiserchomai 
enter , go , come in , go in , enter in , come , arise
Usage: 120

in at
διά 
Dia 
by , through , with , for , for ... sake , therefore , for this cause , because ,
Usage: 527

the strait
στενός 
Stenos 
Usage: 0

πύλη 
Pule 
Usage: 4

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
that , for , because , how that , how ,
Usage: 764

πλατύς 
Platus 
Usage: 0

is the gate
πύλη 
Pule 
Usage: 4

and



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

εὐρύχωρος 
Euruchoros 
Usage: 0

is the way
ὁδός 
Hodos 
Usage: 75

ἀπάγω 
Apago 
Usage: 11

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

ἀπώλεια 
Apoleia 
Usage: 18

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
many , much , great ,
Usage: 292

there be
εἰσί 
Eisi 
are , be , were , have , not tr ,
Usage: 97

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 7:13

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Context Readings

The Golden Rule

12 "In everything, therefore, treat people the same way you want them to treat you, for this is the Law and the Prophets. 13 "Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it. 14 "For the gate is small and the way is narrow that leads to life, and there are few who find it.



Cross References

Matthew 3:2

"Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."

Galatians 5:24

Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.

Luke 13:24-25

"Strive to enter through the narrow door; for many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able.

2 Thessalonians 1:8-9

dealing out retribution to those who do not know God and to those who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.

1 Peter 4:17-18

For it is time for judgment to begin with the household of God; and if it begins with us first, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey the gospel of God?

1 John 5:19

We know that we are of God, and that the whole world lies in the power of the evil one.

Revelation 12:9

And the great dragon was thrown down, the serpent of old who is called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world; he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.

Revelation 13:8

All who dwell on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name has not been written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who has been slain.

Revelation 20:3

and he threw him into the abyss, and shut it and sealed it over him, so that he would not deceive the nations any longer, until the thousand years were completed; after these things he must be released for a short time.

Revelation 20:15

And if anyone's name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.

Genesis 6:5

Then the LORD saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

Genesis 6:12

God looked on the earth, and behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted their way upon the earth.

Psalm 14:2-3

The LORD has looked down from heaven upon the sons of men To see if there are any who understand, Who seek after God.

Proverbs 7:27

Her house is the way to Sheol, Descending to the chambers of death.

Proverbs 9:6

"Forsake your folly and live, And proceed in the way of understanding."

Proverbs 16:25

There is a way which seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death.

Isaiah 1:9

Unless the LORD of hosts Had left us a few survivors, We would be like Sodom, We would be like Gomorrah.

Isaiah 55:7

Let the wicked forsake his way And the unrighteous man his thoughts; And let him return to the LORD, And He will have compassion on him, And to our God, For He will abundantly pardon.

Ezekiel 18:27-32

"Again, when a wicked man turns away from his wickedness which he has committed and practices justice and righteousness, he will save his life.

Matthew 3:8

"Therefore bear fruit in keeping with repentance;

Matthew 18:2-3

And He called a child to Himself and set him before them,

Matthew 23:13

"But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you shut off the kingdom of heaven from people; for you do not enter in yourselves, nor do you allow those who are entering to go in.

Matthew 25:41

"Then He will also say to those on His left, 'Depart from Me, accursed ones, into the eternal fire which has been prepared for the devil and his angels;

Matthew 25:46

"These will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life."

Luke 9:33

And as these were leaving Him, Peter said to Jesus, "Master, it is good for us to be here; let us make three tabernacles: one for You, and one for Moses, and one for Elijah"--not realizing what he was saying.

Luke 14:33

"So then, none of you can be My disciple who does not give up all his own possessions.

John 10:9

"I am the door; if anyone enters through Me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture.

John 14:6

Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.

Acts 2:38-40

Peter said to them, "Repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 3:19

"Therefore repent and return, so that your sins may be wiped away, in order that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord;

Romans 3:9-19

What then? Are we better than they? Not at all; for we have already charged that both Jews and Greeks are all under sin;

Romans 9:22

What if God, although willing to demonstrate His wrath and to make His power known, endured with much patience vessels of wrath prepared for destruction?

2 Corinthians 4:4

in whose case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving so that they might not see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

2 Corinthians 6:17

"Therefore, COME OUT FROM THEIR MIDST AND BE SEPARATE," says the Lord. "AND DO NOT TOUCH WHAT IS UNCLEAN; And I will welcome you.

Ephesians 2:2-3

in which you formerly walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, of the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience.

Philippians 3:19

whose end is destruction, whose god is their appetite, and whose glory is in their shame, who set their minds on earthly things.



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