Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

A little leaven leavens the whole lump of dough.

King James Version

A little leaven leaveneth the whole lump.

Holman Bible

A little yeast leavens the whole lump of dough.

International Standard Version

A little yeast spreads through the whole batch of dough.

A Conservative Version

A little leaven leavens the whole lump.

American Standard Version

A little leaven leaveneth the whole lump.

Amplified

A little leaven (a slight inclination to error, or a few false teachers) leavens the whole lump [it perverts the whole conception of faith or misleads the whole church].

An Understandable Version

A little bit of yeast permeates the whole batch of dough [i.e., a few people can influence everyone else to do the wrong thing in this matter].

Anderson New Testament

A little leaven leavens the whole mass.

Bible in Basic English

A little leaven makes a change in all the mass.

Common New Testament

A little leaven leavens the whole lump of dough.

Daniel Mace New Testament

a little leaven affects the whole mass.

Darby Translation

A little leaven leavens the whole lump.

Godbey New Testament

A little leaven leavens the whole lump.

Goodspeed New Testament

A little yeast will make all the dough rise.

John Wesley New Testament

A little leaven leaveneth the whole lump.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

A little leaven leavens the whole lump.

Julia Smith Translation

A little leaven leavens the whole mixture.

King James 2000

A little leaven leavens the whole lump.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A little leaven leavens the whole batch of dough.

Modern King James verseion

A little leaven leavens all the lump.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A little leaven doth leaven the whole lump of dough.

Moffatt New Testament

(A morsel of dough will leaven the whole lump.)

Montgomery New Testament

A little leaven is leavening the whole lump.

NET Bible

A little yeast makes the whole batch of dough rise!

New Heart English Bible

A little yeast grows through the whole lump.

Noyes New Testament

A little leaven leaveneth the whole lump.

Sawyer New Testament

A little leaven leavens the whole mass.

The Emphasized Bible

A little leaven, leaveneth, the whole lump.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

A little leaven leaveneth the whole mass.

Twentieth Century New Testament

A little leaven leavens all the dough.

Webster

A little leaven leaveneth the whole lump.

Weymouth New Testament

A little yeast corrupts the whole of the dough.

Williams New Testament

A little yeast will transform the whole dough.

World English Bible

A little yeast grows through the whole lump.

Worrell New Testament

A little leaven leavens the whole lump.

Worsley New Testament

I have confidence in you however through the Lord,

Youngs Literal Translation

a little leaven the whole lump doth leaven;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A little
μικρός μικρότερος 
Mikros 
Usage: 15

ζύμη 
Zume 
Usage: 6

ζυμόω 
Zumoo 
Usage: 2

the
φύραμα 
Phurama 
Usage: 5

ὅλος 
Holos 
Usage: 83

References

Context Readings

Live In Freedom And Love One Another

8 This persuasion did not come from Him who calls you. 9 A little leaven leavens the whole lump of dough. 10 I have confidence in you in the Lord that you will adopt no other view; but the one who is disturbing you will bear his judgment, whoever he is.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 15:33

Do not be deceived: "Bad company corrupts good morals."

Matthew 16:6-12

And Jesus said to them, "Watch out and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees."

Matthew 23:33

"You serpents, you brood of vipers, how will you escape the sentence of hell?

Mark 8:15

And He was giving orders to them, saying, "Watch out! Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod."

Luke 12:1

Under these circumstances, after so many thousands of people had gathered together that they were stepping on one another, He began saying to His disciples first of all, "Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.

Luke 13:21

"It is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three pecks of flour until it was all leavened."

1 Corinthians 5:6-7

Your boasting is not good Do you not know that a little leaven leavens the whole lump of dough?

2 Timothy 2:17

and their talk will spread like gangrene. Among them are Hymenaeus and Philetus,

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