Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

For in the law of Moses has been written, Thou shalt not muzzle the mouth of the ox grinding. Is there not care to God for oxen?

New American Standard Bible

For it is written in the Law of Moses, “You shall not muzzle the ox while he is threshing.” God is not concerned about oxen, is He?

King James Version

For it is written in the law of Moses, Thou shalt not muzzle the mouth of the ox that treadeth out the corn. Doth God take care for oxen?

Holman Bible

For it is written in the law of Moses, Do not muzzle an ox while it treads out grain. Is God really concerned with oxen?

International Standard Version

For in the Law of Moses it is written, "You must not muzzle an ox while it is treading out the grain." God is not only concerned about oxen, is he?

A Conservative Version

For it is written in the law of Moses thou shall not muzzle an ox threshing grain. Is God concerned about oxen,

American Standard Version

For it is written in the law of Moses, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox when he treadeth out the corn. Is it for the oxen that God careth,

Amplified

For it is written in the Law of Moses, “You shall not muzzle an ox while it is treading out the grain [to keep it from eating the grain].” Is it [only] for oxen that God cares?

An Understandable Version

For it is written in the law of Moses [Deut. 25:4], "You should not put a muzzle on an ox while it tramples over the grain." Is it the oxen that God is concerned about?

Anderson New Testament

For it is written in the law of Moses: You shall not muzzle the ox that treads out the grain? Has God a care for oxen?

Bible in Basic English

For it says in the law of Moses, It is not right to keep the ox from taking the grain when he is crushing it. Is it for the oxen that God is giving orders?

Common New Testament

For it is written in the Law of Moses, "You shall not muzzle an ox while it is treading out the grain." Is it for oxen that God is concerned?

Daniel Mace New Testament

for it is written in the law of Moses, "thou shalt not muzzle the mouth of the ox that treadeth out the corn." are oxen the objects of divine care?

Darby Translation

For in the law of Moses it is written, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that is treading out corn. Is God occupied about the oxen,

Godbey New Testament

For in the law of Moses it has been written, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that plows. Is there a care to God for oxen,

Goodspeed New Testament

For in the Law of Moses it reads, "You shall not muzzle an ox that is treading out the grain." Is it about the oxen that God is concerned?

John Wesley New Testament

For it is written, in the law of Moses, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn? Doth God take care for oxen?

King James 2000

For it is written in the law of Moses, You shall not muzzle the mouth of the ox that treads out the grain. Does God care for oxen?

Lexham Expanded Bible

For in the law of Moses it is written, "You must not muzzle an ox [while it] is threshing." It is not about oxen God is concerned, is it?

Modern King James verseion

For it is written in the Law of Moses, "You shall not muzzle an ox threshing grain." Does God take care for oxen?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For it is written in the law of Moses, "Thou shall not muzzle the mouth of the ox that treadeth out the corn." Doth God take thought for oxen?

Moffatt New Testament

It is written in the law of Moses, You must not muzzle an ox when he is treading the grain. Is God thinking here about cattle?

Montgomery New Testament

Yea, in the Law of Moses it is written, Thou shalt not muzzle an ox while he is treading out the grain.

NET Bible

For it is written in the law of Moses, "Do not muzzle an ox while it is treading out the grain." God is not concerned here about oxen, is he?

New Heart English Bible

For it is written in the Law of Moses, "You shall not muzzle an ox while it treads out the grain." Is it for the oxen that God cares,

Noyes New Testament

For it is written in the law of Moses: "Thou shalt not muzzle an ox while treading out grain." Is it for oxen that God careth?

Sawyer New Testament

For it is written in the law of Moses, You shall not muzzle the ox that threshes. Does God care for oxen?

The Emphasized Bible

For, in the law of Moses, it is written - Thou shalt not muzzle an ox when it is treading out the corn: - Is it, for the oxen, God is caring?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

for in the law of Moses it is written, "Thou shalt not muzzle the mouth of the ox which treadeth out the corn." Doth God take care for oxen?

Twentieth Century New Testament

For in the Law of Moses it is said-'Thou shalt not muzzle a bullock while it is treading out the grain.' Is it the bullocks that God is thinking of?

Webster

For it is written in the law of Moses, Thou shalt not muzzle the mouth of the ox that treadeth out the corn. Doth God take care for oxen?

Weymouth New Testament

For in the Law of Moses it is written, "Thou shalt not muzzle an ox while it is treading out the grain."

Williams New Testament

For in the law of Moses it is written, "You must not muzzle an ox that is treading out your grain." Is it that God is concerned about oxen only?

World English Bible

For it is written in the law of Moses, "You shall not muzzle an ox while it treads out the grain." Is it for the oxen that God cares,

Worrell New Testament

For in the law of Moses it has been written, "You shall not muzzle an ox while treading out the grain." Doth God care for the oxen?

Worsley New Testament

or saith not the law the same also? for it is written in the law of Moses, "Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn." Now doth God take care for oxen,

Youngs Literal Translation

for in the law of Moses it hath been written, 'thou shalt not muzzle an ox treading out corn;' for the oxen doth God care?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

it is written
γράφω 
Grapho 
Usage: 149

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

of Moses
Μωσεύς Μωσῆς Μωΰσῆς 
Moseus 
Usage: 60

φιμόω 
Phimoo 
Usage: 4

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

muzzle the mouth of
φιμόω 
Phimoo 
Usage: 4

the ox
βοῦς 
Bous 
ox
Usage: 5

ἀλοάω 
Aloao 
Usage: 3

μέλω 
melo 
Usage: 9

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

μέλω 
melo 
Usage: 9

Images 1 Corinthians 9:9

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 9:9

Context Readings

Paul Gives Up His Rights As An Apostle

8 Not according to man do I speak these things: or does not the law also say these things? 9 For in the law of Moses has been written, Thou shalt not muzzle the mouth of the ox grinding. Is there not care to God for oxen? 10 Or does he say altogether on account of us? For it was written on account of us: that he ploughing ought to plough upon hope; and he grinding upon hope, to participate with his hope.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 25:4

Thou shalt not muzzle the ox treading.

1 Timothy 5:18

For the writing says, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox grinding. And, The laborer worthy of his hire.

Numbers 22:28-35

And Jehovah will open the mouth of the ass, and she will say to Balaam, What did I to thee that thou hast smitten me this three beats?

Deuteronomy 5:14

And the seventh day, the Sabbath to Jehovah thy God: thou shalt not do any work, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy servant, and thy maid, and thine ox, and thine ass, and all thy cattle, and thy stranger who is in thy gates; so that thy servant and thy maid shall rest like thyself.

Deuteronomy 22:1-4

Thou shalt not see the ox of thy brother or his sheep wandering, and thou shalt not hide from them: turning back, thou shalt turn them back to thy brother.

Psalm 104:27

They will all wait for thee to give their food in its time.

Psalm 145:15-16

The eyes of all hope for thee, and thou givest to them their food in its time.

Psalm 147:8-9

Covering the heavens with clouds, preparing rain for the earth, causing the grass to spring up on the mountains.

Jonah 4:11

And shall I not spare for Nineveh the great city which there is in it more than one hundred and twenty thousand men which knew not between his right hand to his left, and many cattle?

Matthew 6:26-30

Look ye upon the fowls of heaven; for they neither sow, nor reap, nor collect into stores; and your heavenly Father nourishes them. Do ye not rather differ from them

Luke 12:24-28

Consider the ravens: for they sow not neither do they reap; to them there is not store-house nor store; and God nourishes them: how much more have ye preeminence of the fowls?

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