Parallel Verses

Montgomery New Testament

For the Scripture says, You must not muzzle an ox when he is treading out the grain, and The worker is worth his wages.

New American Standard Bible

For the Scripture says, “You shall not muzzle the ox while he is threshing,” and “The laborer is worthy of his wages.”

King James Version

For the scripture saith, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn. And, The labourer is worthy of his reward.

Holman Bible

For the Scripture says:

Do not muzzle an ox
while it is treading out the grain, and,
the worker is worthy of his wages.

International Standard Version

For the Scripture says, "You must not muzzle an ox while it is treading out grain," and, "A worker deserves his pay."

A Conservative Version

For the scripture says thou shall not muzzle an ox that is threshing. And the workman is worthy of his wage.

American Standard Version

For the scripture saith, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox when he treadeth out the corn. And, The laborer is worthy of his hire.

Amplified

For the Scripture says, “You shall not muzzle the ox while it is treading out the grain [to keep it from eating],” and, “The worker is worthy of his wages [he deserves fair compensation].”

An Understandable Version

For the Scripture says [Deut. 25:4], "You should not put a muzzle on the ox while it tramples over the grain." And [Luke 10:7], "The worker deserves his wages."

Anderson New Testament

For the scripture says: You shall not muzzle the ox that treads out the grain; and, The laborer is worthy of his hire.

Bible in Basic English

For the Writings say, It is not right to keep the ox from taking the grain when he is crushing it. And, The worker has a right to his reward.

Common New Testament

For the scripture says, "You shall not muzzle an ox while it is treading out the grain," and, "The laborer deserves his wages."

Daniel Mace New Testament

for the scripture says, "thou shalt not muzzle the ox, when he treads the corn." and, "the labourer is worthy of his reward."

Darby Translation

for the scripture says, Thou shalt not muzzle an ox that treadeth out corn, and, The workman is worthy of his hire.

Godbey New Testament

For the scripture says, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn: and, The laborer is worthy of his hire.

Goodspeed New Testament

For the Scripture says, "You must not muzzle an ox when it is treading out the grain," and the workman deserves his wages.

John Wesley New Testament

For the scripture saith, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn: and, The labourer is worthy of his reward.

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

For the scripture says, You shall not muzzle the ox that treads out the grain. And, The laborer is worthy of his reward.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the scripture says, "You must not muzzle an ox [while it] is threshing," and "The worker [is] worthy of his wages."

Modern King James verseion

For the Scripture says, "You shall not muzzle the ox treading out grain," and, "The laborer is worthy of his reward."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the scripture saith, "Thou shalt not muzzle the mouth of the ox that treadeth out the corn." And, "the laborer is worthy of his reward."

Moffatt New Testament

Scripture says, You must not muzzle an ox when he is treading the grain, and A workman deserves his wages.

NET Bible

For the scripture says, "Do not muzzle an ox while it is treading out the grain," and, "The worker deserves his pay."

New Heart English Bible

For the Scripture says, "You shall not muzzle the ox when it treads out the grain." And, "The laborer is worthy of his wages."

Noyes New Testament

For the Scripture saith, "Thou shalt not muzzle the ox while he is treading out the grain"; and, "The laborer is worthy of his wages."

Sawyer New Testament

For the Scripture says, You shall not muzzle the ox that threshes; and, The laborer is worthy of his reward.

The Emphasized Bible

For the scripture saith - A threshing ox, shalt thou not muzzle, and - Worthy, is the workman, of his hire.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For the Scripture saith, "Thou shalt not muzzle the ox while he treadeth out the corn." And again, "The labourer is worthy of his hire."

Twentieth Century New Testament

The words of Scripture are-- 'Thou shalt not muzzle the ox while it is treading out the grain.' and again-- 'The worker is worth his wages.'

Webster

For the scripture saith, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn. And, The laborer is worthy of his reward.

Weymouth New Testament

For the Scripture says, "You are not to muzzle the ox while it is treading out the grain;" and the workman deserves his pay.

Williams New Testament

For the Scripture says, "You must not muzzle an ox when he is treading out the grain," and, "The workman deserves his pay."

World English Bible

For the Scripture says, "You shall not muzzle the ox when it treads out the grain." And, "The laborer is worthy of his wages."

Worrell New Testament

For the Scripture says, "You shall not muzzle the ox while threshing," and "The laborer is worthy of his wages."

Worsley New Testament

For the scripture saith, "Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn:" and, "The workman is worthy of his hire."

Youngs Literal Translation

for the Writing saith, 'An ox treading out thou shalt not muzzle,' and 'Worthy is the workman of his reward.'

Interlinear

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

the scripture
γραφή 
Graphe 
Usage: 37

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

φιμόω 
Phimoo 
Usage: 4

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

φιμόω 
Phimoo 
Usage: 4

the ox
βοῦς 
Bous 
ox
Usage: 5

ἀλοάω 
Aloao 
Usage: 3

And

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

ἐργάτης 
Ergates 
Usage: 6

is worthy
ἄξιος 
Axios 
Usage: 28

of his

Usage: 0

Context Readings

Honoring Worthy Elders And Dealing With Sinners

17 Let the elders who fill their offices well, be held worthy of twofold honor; especially those who have the task of preaching and teaching. 18 For the Scripture says, You must not muzzle an ox when he is treading out the grain, and The worker is worth his wages. 19 Do not receive an accusation against an elder, except on the testimony of two or three witnesses.


Cross References

Matthew 10:10

"not even a bag for the journey, or a change of clothes, or sandals, or even a stick; for the worker is worth his rations.

Luke 10:7

"Stay in that same house, eating and drinking what they give. for the laborer is worthy of his hire. Do not go from house to house.

1 Corinthians 9:14

Even so the Lord ordained that those who proclaim the gospel should get their living by the gospel.

1 Corinthians 9:14-15

Even so the Lord ordained that those who proclaim the gospel should get their living by the gospel.

1 Corinthians 9:7-10

What soldier ever serves at his own expense? What farmer ever plants a vineyard and his flock and does not taste the milk?

Romans 4:3

For what does Scripture say? And Abraham believed God, and it was set down to his account as righteousness.

Romans 9:17

For the Scripture says to Pharaoh, It is for this very purpose that I have raised you up, To show in you my power, And to proclaim my name far and wide, in all the earth.

Romans 10:11

The Scriptures say, Whoever believes in Him will not be put to shame.

Romans 11:2

God did not cast off his people whom he foreknew. For do you not know what is said in the Scripture about Elijah? how he pleaded with God against Israel, saying,

Galatians 3:8

And the Scripture, anticipating God's justification of the Gentiles by faith, announced the gospel to Abraham beforehand in the words, In thee shall all the Gentiles be blessed.

James 4:5

Or do you suppose that it is in vain that the Scripture says, "The spirit which has its home in us yearns over us unto jealousy?"

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