Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

for I say to you, that many prophets and kings wished to see the things which you see, and did not see them, and to hear the things which you hear, and did not hear them."

King James Version

For I tell you, that many prophets and kings have desired to see those things which ye see, and have not seen them; and to hear those things which ye hear, and have not heard them.

Holman Bible

For I tell you that many prophets and kings wanted to see the things you see yet didn't see them; to hear the things you hear yet didn't hear them."

International Standard Version

Because I tell you, many prophets and kings wanted to see the things you see but didn't see them, and to hear the things you hear but didn't hear them."

A Conservative Version

For I say to you, that many prophets and kings desired to see what ye see, and did not see, and to hear what ye hear, and did not hear.

American Standard Version

for I say unto you, that many prophets and kings desired to see the things which ye see, and saw them not; and to hear the things which ye hear, and heard them not.

Amplified

For I tell you that many prophets and kings longed to see what you see and they did not see it, and to hear what you hear and they did not hear it.

An Understandable Version

for I tell you, many prophets and kings wanted to see the things that you see, but did not [get to] see them. And [they wanted] to hear the things that you hear, but did not [get to] hear them."

Anderson New Testament

For I say to you, that many prophets and kings desired to see what you see, and did not see; and to hear what you hear, and did not hear.

Bible in Basic English

For I say to you that numbers of prophets and kings have had a desire to see the things which you see, and have not seen them, and to have knowledge of the things which have come to your ears, and they had it not.

Common New Testament

For I tell you that many prophets and kings desired to see what you see, and did not see it, and to hear what you hear, and did not hear it."

Daniel Mace New Testament

for I assure you, that many prophets and princes have desired to see what you now behold, but they never saw it; and to hear what you have heard, which they never did.

Darby Translation

For I say to you that many prophets and kings have desired to see the things which ye behold, and did not see them; and to hear the things which ye hear, and did not hear them.

Godbey New Testament

For I say unto you, that many kings and prophets desired to see those things which you see, and saw them not; and to hear those things which you hear, and heard them not.

Goodspeed New Testament

For I tell you, many prophets and kings have wished to see what you see, and could not see it, and to hear what you hear, and could not hear it!"

John Wesley New Testament

For I tell you, many prophets and kings have desired to see the things which ye see, and have not seen them, and to hear the things which ye hear, and have not heard them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

for I tell you that many prophets and kings desired to see those things which ye see and did not see them and to hear those things which ye hear and did not hear them.

Julia Smith Translation

For I say to you, that many prophets and kings wished to behold what ye see, and saw not; and to hear what ye hear, and heard not.

King James 2000

For I tell you, that many prophets and kings have desired to see those things which you see, and have not seen them; and to hear those things which you hear, and have not heard them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For I tell you that many prophets and kings desired to see [the things] which you see, and did not see [them], and to hear [the things] which you hear, and did not hear [them]."

Modern King James verseion

For I tell you that many prophets and kings have desired to see what you see, and have not seen them, and to hear what you hear, and have not heard them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For I tell you that many prophets and kings have desired to see those things which ye see, and have not seen them: And to hear those things which ye hear, and have not heard them."

Moffatt New Testament

For I tell you many prophets and kings have desired to see what you see, but they have not seen it: and to hear what you hear, but they have not heard it."

Montgomery New Testament

"For I tell you that many prophets and kings have longed to see what you see, and have seen it; and to hear what you hear, and have heard it not.'

NET Bible

For I tell you that many prophets and kings longed to see what you see but did not see it, and to hear what you hear but did not hear it."

New Heart English Bible

for I tell you that many prophets and kings desired to see the things which you see, and did not see them, and to hear the things which you hear, and did not hear them."

Noyes New Testament

For I tell you that many prophets and kings desired to see the things which ye are seeing, and saw them not; and to hear the things which ye are hearing, and heard them not.

Sawyer New Testament

For I tell you that many prophets and kings have desired to see the things which you see, and have not seen them, and to hear the things which you hear, and have not heard them.

The Emphasized Bible

For I tell you, Many prophets and kings, have desired to see what, ye, see, and they saw not, and to hear what ye hear, and they heard not.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

for I tell you, that many prophets and kings have desired to see the things which ye see, and have not seen them; and to hear the things which ye hear, and have not heard them.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For, I tell you, many Prophets and Kings wished for the sight of the things which you are seeing, yet never heard them."

Webster

For I tell you, that many prophets and kings have desired to see the things which ye see, and have not seen them; and to hear the things which ye hear, and have not heard them.

Weymouth New Testament

For I tell you that many Prophets and kings have desired to see the things you see, and have not seen them, and to hear the things you hear, and have not heard them."

Williams New Testament

For I tell you, many prophets and kings have wished to see what you are seeing, but they did not, and to hear what you are hearing, but they did not."

World English Bible

for I tell you that many prophets and kings desired to see the things which you see, and didn't see them, and to hear the things which you hear, and didn't hear them."

Worrell New Testament

for I say to you, that many prophets and kings desired to see what ye are beholding, and did not see them; and to hear what ye are hearing, and heard them not."

Worsley New Testament

for many prophets and kings desired to see the things which ye see, and did not see them; and to hear what ye hear, but did not hear them.

Youngs Literal Translation

for I say to you, that many prophets and kings did wish to see what ye perceive, and did not see, and to hear what ye hear, and did not hear.'

Interlinear

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

I tell
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

you
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

προφήτης 
Prophetes 
Usage: 105

and





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

βασιλεύς 
Basileus 
Usage: 99

θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

to see
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980
Usage: 980

ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120

see
βλέπω 
Blepo 
Usage: 85

εἴδω 
Eido 
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 519
Usage: 313

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

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

them and

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

to hear
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

ye hear
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

References

American

Context Readings

Jesus Rejoices And Prays

23 Turning to the disciples, He said privately, "Blessed are the eyes which see the things you see, 24 for I say to you, that many prophets and kings wished to see the things which you see, and did not see them, and to hear the things which you hear, and did not hear them." 25 And a lawyer stood up and put Him to the test, saying, "Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"


Cross References

John 8:56

"Your father Abraham rejoiced to see My day, and he saw it and was glad."

Hebrews 11:13

All these died in faith, without receiving the promises, but having seen them and having welcomed them from a distance, and having confessed that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.

Hebrews 11:39

And all these, having gained approval through their faith, did not receive what was promised,

1 Peter 1:10-12

As to this salvation, the prophets who prophesied of the grace that would come to you made careful searches and inquiries,

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