Parallel Verses

Amplified

And someone asked Him, Lord, will only a few be saved (rescued, delivered from the penalties of the last judgment, and made partakers of the salvation by Christ)? And He said to them,

New American Standard Bible

And someone said to Him, "Lord, are there just a few who are being saved?" And He said to them,

King James Version

Then said one unto him, Lord, are there few that be saved? And he said unto them,

Holman Bible

“Lord,” someone asked Him, “are there few being saved?”He said to them,

International Standard Version

Someone asked him, "Lord, are only a few people going to be saved?"

A Conservative Version

And a certain man said to him, Lord, are they few who are being saved? And he said to them,

American Standard Version

And one said unto him, Lord, are they few that are saved? And he said unto them,

An Understandable Version

[Along the way] someone asked Him, "Lord, will [only] a few people be saved?" And He answered them,

Anderson New Testament

And a certain man said to him: Lord, are there few that are saved? And he said to them:

Bible in Basic English

And someone said to him, Lord, will only a small number have salvation? And he said to them,

Common New Testament

Then one said to him, "Lord, will those who are saved be few?" And he said to them,

Daniel Mace New Testament

and somebody ask'd him, Lord, will there be but few people saved? to which he answered,

Darby Translation

And one said to him, Sir, are such as are to be saved few in number? But he said unto them,

Godbey New Testament

And one said to Him, Lord, are the saved few? And He said to them,

Goodspeed New Testament

And someone said to him, "Are only a few to be saved, Master?" He said to them,

John Wesley New Testament

Then said one to him, Lord, are there few that are saved?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then someone said unto him, Lord, are there few that are saved? And he said unto them,

Julia Smith Translation

And a certain said to him, Lord, if few saved? And he said to them,

King James 2000

Then said one unto him, Lord, are there few that be saved? And he said unto them,

Lexham Expanded Bible

And someone said to him, "Lord, {are there only} a few who are saved?" And he said to them,

Modern King James verseion

And one said to Him, Lord, are the ones being saved few? And He said to them,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said one unto him, "Lord, are there few that shall be saved?" And he said unto them,

Moffatt New Testament

A man said to him, "Is it only a few, sir, who are saved?" So he said to them,

Montgomery New Testament

teaching as he journeyed toward Jerusalem. And a man came behind him and said, "Lord are there but few that are saved?"

NET Bible

Someone asked him, "Lord, will only a few be saved?" So he said to them,

New Heart English Bible

One said to him, "Lord, are they few who are saved?" He said to them,

Noyes New Testament

And one said to him, Lord, are there few that are to be saved? And he said to them,

Sawyer New Testament

And some one said to him, Lord, are there few who are saved? And he said to them,

The Emphasized Bible

And one said unto him - Lord! are they, few, who are being saved? And, he, said unto them -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And a person said to him, Lord, are the saved few? And he said unto them,

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Master," some one asked, "are there but few in the path of Salvation?" And Jesus answered:

Webster

Then said one to him, Lord, are there few that are saved? And he said to them,

Weymouth New Testament

when some one asked Him, "Sir, are there but few who are to be saved?"

Williams New Testament

And someone asked Him, "Lord, are only a few to be saved?" And He said to them,

World English Bible

One said to him, "Lord, are they few who are saved?" He said to them,

Worrell New Testament

And a certain one said, "Are there few who are saved?"

Worsley New Testament

And one said to Him, Lord, are there but few that shall be saved?

Youngs Literal Translation

and a certain one said to him, 'Sir, are those saved few?' and he said unto them,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

one
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373


Usage: 0

κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

few
ὀλίγος 
Oligos 
Usage: 28


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

be saved
σώζω 
Sozo 
Usage: 79

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

he said
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

References

Fausets

Smith

Context Readings

The Narrow Door

22 [Jesus] journeyed on through towns and villages, teaching, and making His way toward Jerusalem. 23 And someone asked Him, Lord, will only a few be saved (rescued, delivered from the penalties of the last judgment, and made partakers of the salvation by Christ)? And He said to them, 24 Strive to enter by the narrow door [force yourselves through it], for many, I tell you, will try to enter and will not be able.


Cross References

Matthew 7:14

But the gate is narrow (contracted by pressure) and the way is straitened and compressed that leads away to life, and few are those who find it.

Matthew 19:25

When the disciples heard this, they were utterly puzzled (astonished, bewildered), saying, Who then can be saved [ from eternal death]?

Matthew 20:16

So those who [now] are last will be first [then], and those who [now] are first will be last [then]. For many are called, but few chosen.

Matthew 22:14

For many are called (invited and summoned), but few are chosen.

Matthew 24:3-5

While He was seated on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to Him privately and said, Tell us, when will this take place, and what will be the sign of Your coming and of the end (the completion, the consummation) of the age?

Mark 13:4-5

Tell us when is this to take place and what will be the sign when these things, all [of them], are about to be accomplished?

Luke 12:13-15

Someone from the crowd said to Him, Master, order my brother to divide the inheritance and share it with me.

Luke 21:7-8

And they asked Him, Teacher, when will this happen? And what sign will there be when this is about to occur?

John 21:21-22

When Peter saw him, he said to Jesus, Lord, what about this man?

Acts 1:7-8

He said to them, It is not for you to become acquainted with and know what time brings [the things and events of time and their definite periods] or fixed years and seasons (their critical niche in time), which the Father has appointed (fixed and reserved) by His own choice and authority and personal power.

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