Parallel Verses

World English Bible

But give for gifts to the needy those things which are within, and behold, all things will be clean to you.

New American Standard Bible

"But give that which is within as charity, and then all things are clean for you.

King James Version

But rather give alms of such things as ye have; and, behold, all things are clean unto you.

Holman Bible

But give from what is within to the poor, and then everything is clean for you.

International Standard Version

So give what is inside to the poor, and then everything will be clean for you.

A Conservative Version

But give compassion, things that are inside, and behold, all things are clean to you.

American Standard Version

But give for alms those things which are within; and behold, all things are clean unto you.

Amplified

But [dedicate your inner self and] give as donations to the poor of those things which are within [of inward righteousness] and behold, everything is purified and clean for you.

An Understandable Version

But you should give to poor people what you have inside. [Note: This means either what is inside the dish, or what is inside your heart]. And [then] you will see that everything is [ceremonially] clean to you [as well].

Anderson New Testament

But give as charity the contents of the cup, and behold, all things are clean for you.

Bible in Basic English

But if you give to the poor such things as you are able, then all things are clean to you.

Common New Testament

But give for alms those things which are within; and behold, everything is clean for you.

Daniel Mace New Testament

be but charitable to the utmost of your ability, and every thing will be pure to you.

Darby Translation

But rather give alms of what ye have, and behold, all things are clean to you.

Godbey New Testament

Therefore give alms of your substance; and behold all things are pure unto you.

Goodspeed New Testament

But give your inmost life as charity, and you will immediately find everything clean.

John Wesley New Testament

But give what is in them in alms, and behold all things are clean to you.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But rather give alms of such things as ye have; and, behold, all things are clean unto you.

Julia Smith Translation

But of the things being, give alms; and, behold, all things are clean to you.

King James 2000

But rather give alms of such things as you have; and, behold, all things are clean unto you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But give [as] charitable giving the things that are within, and behold, everything is clean for you.

Modern King James verseion

But give alms of such things as you have, and behold, all things are clean to you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Nevertheless, ye give alms of that ye have, and behold: all is clean to you.

Moffatt New Testament

Better cleanse what is within; then nothing will be unclean for you.

Montgomery New Testament

"Better cleanse what is within, and nothing will be unclean for you.

NET Bible

But give from your heart to those in need, and then everything will be clean for you.

New Heart English Bible

But give for gifts to the needy those things which are within, and see, all things will be clean to you.

Noyes New Testament

But give what they contain in alms, and lo! all is clean to you.

Sawyer New Testament

But give the things within in charity, and behold, all things are pure to you.

The Emphasized Bible

Notwithstanding, as to the things within, give alms, and lo! everything, is, pure unto you.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But give what is within them for alms; and, lo! all will be pure unto you.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Only give away what is in them in charity, and at once you have the whole clean.

Webster

But rather give alms of such things as ye have; and behold, all things are clean to you.

Weymouth New Testament

But as to what is within, give alms, and instantly all is clean in you.

Williams New Testament

But dedicate once for all your inner self, and at once you will have everything clean.

Worrell New Testament

But give as alms the things within; and, behold, all things are clean to you.

Worsley New Testament

and behold all things are clean to you.

Youngs Literal Translation

But what ye have give ye as alms, and, lo, all things are clean to you.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
πλήν 
Plen 
Usage: 11

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

ἐλεημοσύνη 
Eleemosune 
Usage: 8

of such things as ye have
ἔνειμι 
Eneimi 
Usage: 0

and

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

ἰδού 
Idou 
behold, lo, see
Usage: 140

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

are
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

καθαρός 
Katharos 
Usage: 21

Context Readings

Pharisees And Legal Experts Denounced

40 You foolish ones, didn't he who made the outside make the inside also? 41 But give for gifts to the needy those things which are within, and behold, all things will be clean to you. 42 But woe to you Pharisees! For you tithe mint and rue and every herb, but you bypass justice and the love of God. You ought to have done these, and not to have left the other undone.


Cross References

Luke 12:33

Sell that which you have, and give gifts to the needy. Make for yourselves purses which don't grow old, a treasure in the heavens that doesn't fail, where no thief approaches, neither moth destroys.

Luke 16:9

I tell you, make for yourselves friends by means of unrighteous mammon, so that when you fail, they may receive you into the eternal tents.

Titus 1:15

To the pure, all things are pure; but to those who are defiled and unbelieving, nothing is pure; but both their mind and their conscience are defiled.

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable to you, and break off your sins by righteousness, and your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor; if there may be a lengthening of your tranquility.

Acts 10:15

A voice came to him again the second time, "What God has cleansed, you must not call unclean."

Deuteronomy 15:8-10

but you shall surely open your hand to him, and shall surely lend him sufficient for his need [in that] which he wants.

Psalm 41:1

Blessed is he who considers the poor. Yahweh will deliver him in the day of evil.

Psalm 112:9

He has dispersed, he has given to the poor. His righteousness endures forever. His horn will be exalted with honor.

Proverbs 14:31

He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for his Maker, but he who is kind to the needy honors him.

Proverbs 19:17

He who has pity on the poor lends to Yahweh; he will reward him.

Ecclesiastes 11:1-2

Cast your bread on the waters; for you shall find it after many days.

Isaiah 58:7-11

Isn't it to distribute your bread to the hungry, and that you bring the poor who are cast out to your house? When you see the naked, that you cover him; and that you not hide yourself from your own flesh?

Matthew 5:42

Give to him who asks you, and don't turn away him who desires to borrow from you.

Matthew 6:1-4

"Be careful that you don't do your charitable giving before men, to be seen by them, or else you have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 25:34-40

Then the King will tell those on his right hand, 'Come, blessed of my Father, inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world;

Luke 14:12-14

He also said to the one who had invited him, "When you make a dinner or a supper, don't call your friends, nor your brothers, nor your kinsmen, nor rich neighbors, or perhaps they might also return the favor, and pay you back.

Luke 18:22

When Jesus heard these things, he said to him, "You still lack one thing. Sell all that you have, and distribute it to the poor. You will have treasure in heaven. Come, follow me."

Luke 19:8

Zacchaeus stood and said to the Lord, "Behold, Lord, half of my goods I give to the poor. If I have wrongfully exacted anything of anyone, I restore four times as much."

Acts 9:36-39

Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which when translated, means Dorcas. This woman was full of good works and acts of mercy which she did.

2 Corinthians 8:7-9

But as you abound in everything, in faith, utterance, knowledge, all earnestness, and in your love to us, see that you also abound in this grace.

2 Corinthians 8:12

For if the readiness is there, it is acceptable according to what you have, not according to what you don't have.

2 Corinthians 9:6-15

Remember this: he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly. He who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unrighteous, so as to forget your work and the labor of love which you showed toward his name, in that you served the saints, and still do serve them.

Hebrews 13:16

But don't forget to be doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

James 1:27

Pure religion and undefiled before our God and Father is this: to visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.

James 2:14-16

What good is it, my brothers, if a man says he has faith, but has no works? Can faith save him?

1 John 3:16-17

By this we know love, because he laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.

Job 13:16-20

This also shall be my salvation, that a godless man shall not come before him.

Matthew 26:11

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

Acts 10:31-32

and said, 'Cornelius, your prayer is heard, and your gifts to the needy are remembered in the sight of God.

Acts 11:29

As any of the disciples had plenty, each determined to send relief to the brothers who lived in Judea;

Acts 24:17

Now after some years, I came to bring gifts for the needy to my nation, and offerings;

Romans 14:14-18

I know, and am persuaded in the Lord Jesus, that nothing is unclean of itself; except that to him who considers anything to be unclean, to him it is unclean.

Ephesians 4:28

Let him who stole steal no more; but rather let him labor, working with his hands the thing that is good, that he may have something to give to him who has need.

1 Timothy 4:4-5

For every creature of God is good, and nothing is to be rejected, if it is received with thanksgiving.

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