Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

For you always have the poor with you, but you do not always have Me.”

New American Standard Bible

"For you always have the poor with you, but you do not always have Me."

King James Version

For the poor always ye have with you; but me ye have not always.

International Standard Version

because you will always have the destitute with you, but you won't always have me."

A Conservative Version

For ye always have the poor with you, but ye do not always have me.

American Standard Version

For the poor ye have always with you; but me ye have not always.

Amplified

You always have the poor with you, but you do not always have Me.

An Understandable Version

For you will always have poor people among you, but you will not always have me."

Anderson New Testament

For the poor you have always with you; but me you have not always.

Bible in Basic English

The poor you have ever with you, but me you have not for ever.

Common New Testament

The poor you always have with you, but you do not always have me."

Daniel Mace New Testament

the poor you will always have with you; but me you will not always have.

Darby Translation

for ye have the poor always with you, but me ye have not always.

Godbey New Testament

for you have the poor always with you; but you have not me always.

Goodspeed New Testament

for you always have the poor among you, but you will not always have me."

John Wesley New Testament

Ye have the poor always with you: but me ye have not always.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

for the poor ye always have with you, but ye shall not always have me.

Julia Smith Translation

For the poor have ye always with you;and me ye have not always.

King James 2000

For the poor always you have with you; but me you have not always.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For you have the poor with you always, but you do not always have me."

Modern King James verseion

For you have the poor with you always; but you do not always have Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The poor always shall ye have with you, but me shall ye not always have."

Moffatt New Testament

You have always the poor beside you, but you have not always me."

Montgomery New Testament

for the poor you have with you always, but me you have not always."

NET Bible

For you will always have the poor with you, but you will not always have me!"

New Heart English Bible

For you always have the poor with you, but you do not always have me."

Noyes New Testament

For the poor ye have always with you, but me ye have not always.

Sawyer New Testament

the poor you always have with you, but me you have not always.

The Emphasized Bible

For, the destitute, always, have ye with you, whereas, me, not always, have ye.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For the poor ye have always with you; but me ye have not always.

Twentieth Century New Testament

The poor you always have with you, but you will not always have me."

Webster

For the poor ye have always with you; but me ye have not always.

Weymouth New Testament

For the poor you always have with you, but you have not me always."

Williams New Testament

for you always have the poor among you, but you will not always have me."

World English Bible

For you always have the poor with you, but you don't always have me."

Worrell New Testament

for the poor ye always have with you, but Me ye have not always."

Worsley New Testament

For the poor ye have always with you, but me ye have not always.

Youngs Literal Translation

for the poor ye have always with yourselves, and me ye have not always.'

Interlinear

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

the poor
πτωχός 
Ptochos 
Usage: 16

πάντοτε 
Pantote 
Usage: 30

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

with
μετά 
meta 
with, after, among, hereafter , afterward , against, not tr,
Usage: 346

you
ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

me
ἐμέ 
Eme 
me, I, my, myself
Usage: 26

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

Context Readings

Jesus Is Anointed At Bethany

7 Jesus answered, “Leave her alone; she has kept it for the day of My burial. 8 For you always have the poor with you, but you do not always have Me.” 9 Then a large crowd of the Jews learned He was there. They came not only because of Jesus, but also to see Lazarus the one He had raised from the dead.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 15:11

For there will never cease to be poor people in the land; that is why I am commanding you, ‘You must willingly open your hand to your afflicted and poor brother in your land.’

Matthew 26:11

You always have the poor with you, but you do not always have Me.

Mark 14:7

You always have the poor with you, and you can do what is good for them whenever you want, but you do not always have Me.

Song of Songs 5:6

I opened to my love,
but my love had turned and gone away.
I was crushed that he had left.
I sought him, but did not find him.
I called him, but he did not answer.

John 8:21

Then He said to them again, “I’m going away; you will look for Me, and you will die in your sin. Where I’m going, you cannot come.”

John 12:35

Jesus answered, “The light will be with you only a little longer. Walk while you have the light so that darkness doesn’t overtake you. The one who walks in darkness doesn’t know where he’s going.

John 13:33

“Children, I am with you a little while longer. You will look for Me, and just as I told the Jews, ‘Where I am going you cannot come,’ so now I tell you.

John 16:5-7

“But now I am going away to Him who sent Me, and not one of you asks Me, ‘Where are You going?’

Acts 1:9-11

After He had said this, He was taken up as they were watching, and a cloud took Him out of their sight.

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