Repent Or Perish

1 It was at this time that some people came to tell him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices.

1 Now on the same occasion there were some present who reported to Him about the Galileans whose blood (A)Pilate had (a)mixed with their sacrifices.

1 There were present at that season some that told him of the Galilaeans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices.

1 At that time,(A) some people came and reported to Him about the Galileans(B) whose blood Pilate(C) had mixed with their sacrifices.

1 At that time, some people who were there told Jesus about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mixed with their sacrifices.

2 But he replied to them, "Do you think, because they suffered this, that these Galileans were worse sinners than the rest of the Galileans?

2 And Jesus said to them, (B)Do you suppose that these Galileans were greater sinners than all other Galileans because they suffered this fate?

2 And Jesus answering said unto them, Suppose ye that these Galilaeans were sinners above all the Galilaeans, because they suffered such things?

2 And He(a) responded to them, “Do you think that these Galileans were more sinful than all Galileans because they suffered these things?(D)

2 He asked them, "Do you think that these Galileans were more sinful than all the other Galileans because they suffered like this?

3 I tell you, no; unless you repent you will all perish as they did.

3 I tell you, no, but unless you (b)repent, you will all likewise perish.

3 I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.

3 No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all perish as well!

3 Absolutely not, I tell you! But if you don't repent, then you, too, will all die.

4 Or those eighteen men killed by the fall of the tower at Siloam? do you think they were worse offenders than the rest of the residents in Jerusalem?

4 Or do you suppose that those eighteen on whom the tower in (C)Siloam fell and killed them were worse (c)(D)culprits than all the men who live in Jerusalem?

4 Or those eighteen, upon whom the tower in Siloam fell, and slew them, think ye that they were sinners above all men that dwelt in Jerusalem?

4 Or those 18 that the tower in Siloam(E) fell on and killed—do you think they were more sinful than all the people who live in Jerusalem?

4 What about those eighteen people who were killed when the tower at Siloam fell on them? Do you think they were worse offenders than all the other people living in Jerusalem?

5 I tell you, no; unless you repent you will all perish as they did."

5 I tell you, no, but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.”

5 I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.

5 No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all perish as well!”

5 Absolutely not, I tell you! But if you don't repent, then you, too, will all die."

The Parable Of The Barren Fig Tree

6 And he told this parable. "A man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; he came in search of fruit on it but he found none.

6 And He began telling this parable: “A man had (E)a fig tree which had been planted in his vineyard; and he came looking for fruit on it and did not find any.

6 He spake also this parable; A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came and sought fruit thereon, and found none.

6 And He told this parable:(F) “A man had a fig tree that was planted in his vineyard. He came looking for fruit on it and found none.(G)

6 Then Jesus told them this parable: "A man had a fig tree that had been planted in his vineyard. He went to look for fruit on it but didn't find any.

7 So he said to the vinedresser, 'Here have I come for three years in search of fruit on this fig tree without finding any; cut it down, why should it take up space?'

7 And he said to the vineyard-keeper, ‘Behold, for three years I have come looking for fruit on this fig tree (d)without finding any. (F)Cut it down! Why does it even use up the ground?’

7 Then said he unto the dresser of his vineyard, Behold, these three years I come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and find none: cut it down; why cumbereth it the ground?

7 He told the vineyard worker, ‘Listen, for three years I have come looking for fruit on this fig tree and haven’t found any. Cut it down!(H) Why should it even waste the soil?’(I)

7 So he told the gardener, "Look here! For three years I've been coming to look for fruit on this tree but I haven't found any. Cut it down! Why should it waste the soil?'

8 But the man replied, 'Leave it for this year, sir, till I dig round about it and put in manure.

8 And he answered and said to him, ‘Let it alone, sir, for this year too, until I dig around it and put in fertilizer;

8 And he answering said unto him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about it, and dung it:

8 “But he replied to him, ‘Sir,(b) leave it this year also, until I dig around it and fertilize it.(J)

8 But the gardener replied, "Sir, leave it alone for one more year, until I dig around it and fertilize it.

9 Then it may bear fruit next year. If not, you can have it cut down.'"

9 and if it bears fruit next year, fine; but if not, cut it down.’”

9 And if it bear fruit, well: and if not, then after that thou shalt cut it down.

9 Perhaps it will bear fruit next year, but if not, you can cut it down.’”

9 Maybe next year it will bear fruit. If not, then cut it down.'"

A Woman With A Disabling Spirit Healed

10 When he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath,

10 And He was (G)teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath.

10 And he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath.

10 As He was teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath,(K)

10 Jesus was teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath.

11 there was a woman who for eighteen years had suffered weakness from an evil spirit; indeed she was bent double and quite unable to raise herself.

11 And there was a woman who for eighteen years had had (H)a sickness caused by a spirit; and she was bent double, and could not straighten up at all.

11 And, behold, there was a woman which had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and was bowed together, and could in no wise lift up herself.

11 a woman was there who had been disabled by a spirit(c)(L) for over 18 years. She was bent over and could not straighten up at all.(d)

11 A woman was there who had a spirit that had disabled her for eighteen years. She was hunched over and completely unable to stand up straight.

12 Jesus noticed her and called to her, "Woman, you are released from your weakness."

12 When Jesus saw her, He called her over and said to her, “Woman, you are freed from your sickness.”

12 And when Jesus saw her, he called her to him, and said unto her, Woman, thou art loosed from thine infirmity.

12 When Jesus saw her, He called out to her,(e) “Woman, you are free of your disability.”

12 When Jesus saw her, he called to her and said, "Woman, you are free from your illness."

13 He laid his hands on her, and instantly she became erect and glorified God.

13 And He (I)laid His hands on her; and immediately she was made erect again and began (J)glorifying God.

13 And he laid his hands on her: and immediately she was made straight, and glorified God.

13 Then He laid His hands on her,(M) and instantly she was restored(N) and began to glorify God.(O)

13 Then he placed his hands on her, and immediately she stood up straight and began praising God.

14 But the president of the synagogue was annoyed at Jesus healing on the sabbath, and he said to the crowd, "There are six days for work to be done; come during them to get healed, instead of on the sabbath."

14 But (K)the synagogue official, indignant because Jesus (L)had healed on the Sabbath, began saying to the crowd in response, “(M)There are six days in which work should be done; so come during them and get healed, and not on the Sabbath day.”

14 And the ruler of the synagogue answered with indignation, because that Jesus had healed on the sabbath day, and said unto the people, There are six days in which men ought to work: in them therefore come and be healed, and not on the sabbath day.

14 But the leader of the synagogue, indignant(P) because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, responded by telling the crowd, “There are six days when work should be done;(Q) therefore come on those days and be healed and not on the Sabbath day.”

14 But the synagogue leader, indignant because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, told the crowd, "There are six days when work is to be done. So come on those days to be healed, and not on the Sabbath day."

15 The Lord replied to him, "You hypocrites, does not each of you untether his ox or ass from the stall on the sabbath and lead it away to drink?

15 But (N)the Lord answered him and said, “You hypocrites, (O)does not each of you on the Sabbath untie his ox or his donkey from the stall and lead him away to water him?

15 The Lord then answered him, and said, Thou hypocrite, doth not each one of you on the sabbath loose his ox or his ass from the stall, and lead him away to watering?

15 But the Lord answered him and said, “Hypocrites!(R) Doesn’t each one of you untie his ox(S) or donkey from the feeding trough(T) on the Sabbath and lead it to water?(U)

15 The Lord replied to him, "You hypocrites! Doesn't each of you on the Sabbath untie his ox or donkey and lead it out of its stall to give it some water?

16 And this woman, a daughter of Abraham, bound by Satan for all these eighteen years, was she not to be freed from her bondage on the sabbath?"

16 And this woman, (P)a daughter of Abraham as she is, whom (Q)Satan has bound for eighteen long years, should she not have been released from this bond on the Sabbath day?”

16 And ought not this woman, being a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan hath bound, lo, these eighteen years, be loosed from this bond on the sabbath day?

16 Satan(V) has bound(W) this woman, a daughter of Abraham,(X) for 18 years—shouldn’t she be untied from this bondage on the Sabbath day?”

16 Shouldn't this woman, a descendant of Abraham whom Satan has kept bound for eighteen long years, be set free from this bondage on the Sabbath day?"

17 As he said this, all his opponents were put to shame, but all the crowd rejoiced over all his splendid doings.

17 As He said this, all His opponents were being humiliated; and (R)the entire crowd was rejoicing over all the glorious things being done by Him.

17 And when he had said these things, all his adversaries were ashamed: and all the people rejoiced for all the glorious things that were done by him.

17 When He had said these things, all His adversaries(Y) were humiliated,(Z) but the whole crowd was rejoicing over all the glorious things He was doing.(AA)

17 Even as he was saying this, all of his opponents were blushing with shame. But the rest of the crowd was rejoicing at all the wonderful things he was doing.

The Parable Of The Mustard Seed

18 So he said, "What is the Reign of God like? to what shall I compare it?

18 So (S)He was saying, (T)What is the kingdom of God like, and to what shall I compare it?

18 Then said he, Unto what is the kingdom of God like? and whereunto shall I resemble it?

18 He said, therefore, “What is the kingdom of God like,(AB) and what can I compare it to?

18 So Jesus went on to say, "What is the kingdom of God like? What can I compare it to?

19 It is like a grain of mustard-seed which a man took and put into his orchard, where it grew up and became a tree, and the wild birds roosted in its branches."

19 It is like a mustard seed, which a man took and threw into his own garden; and it grew and became a tree, and (U)the birds of the (e)air nested in its branches.”

19 It is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and cast into his garden; and it grew, and waxed a great tree; and the fowls of the air lodged in the branches of it.

19 It’s like a mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his garden. It grew and became a tree, and the birds of the sky nested in its branches.”

19 It is like a mustard seed that someone took and planted in his garden. It grew and became a tree, and the birds of the sky nested in its branches."

The Parable Of The Yeast

20 He added, "To what shall I compare the Reign of God?

20 And again He said, (V)To what shall I compare the kingdom of God?

20 And again he said, Whereunto shall I liken the kingdom of God?

20 Again He said, “What can I compare the kingdom of God(AC) to?

20 Again he said, "To what can I compare the kingdom of God?

21 It is like dough which a woman took and buried in three pecks of flour, till all of it was leavened."

21 (W)It is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in (X)three (f)pecks of flour until it was all leavened.”

21 It is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened.

21 It’s like yeast(AD) that a woman took and mixed into 50 pounds(f) of flour until it spread through the entire mixture.”(g)

21 It's like yeast that a woman took and mixed with three measures of flour until all of it was leavened."

The Narrow Door

22 On he went, teaching from one town and village to another, as he made his way to Jerusalem.

22 And He was passing through from one city and village to another, teaching, and (Y)proceeding on His way to Jerusalem.

22 And he went through the cities and villages, teaching, and journeying toward Jerusalem.

22 He went through one town and village after another, teaching and making His way to Jerusalem.(AE)

22 Then Jesus taught in one town and village after another as he made his way to Jerusalem.

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

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

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

23 “Lord,” someone asked Him, “are there few being saved?”(h)(AF)He said to them,

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

24 "Strive to get in through the narrow door, for I tell you many will try to get in and not be able,

24 (Z)Strive to enter through the narrow door; for many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able.

24 Strive to enter in at the strait gate: for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able.

24 “Make every effort to enter through the narrow door,(AG) because I tell you, many will try to enter and won’t be able

24 He told them, "Keep on struggling to enter through the narrow door, because I tell you that many people will try to enter, but won't be able to do so.

25 once the master of the House has got up and closed the door. You may stand outside and knock at the door, crying, 'Lord, open for us,' but he will answer you, 'I do not know where you come from.'

25 Once the head of the house gets up and (AA)shuts the door, and you begin to stand outside and knock on the door, saying, ‘(AB)Lord, open up to us!’ then He will answer and say to you, ‘(AC)I do not know where you are from.’

25 When once the master of the house is risen up, and hath shut to the door, and ye begin to stand without, and to knock at the door, saying, Lord, Lord, open unto us; and he shall answer and say unto you, I know you not whence ye are:

25 once the homeowner gets up and shuts the door.(AH) Then you will stand(i) outside and knock on the door, saying, ‘Lord, open up for us!’ He will answer you, ‘I don’t know you or where you’re from.’

25 After the homeowner gets up and closes the door, you can stand outside, knock on the door, and say again and again, "Lord, open the door for us!' But he will answer you, "I don't know where you come from.'

26 You will then proceed to say, 'But we ate and drank in your presence, and you taught in our streets!'

26 Then you will (AD)begin to say, ‘We ate and drank in Your presence, and You taught in our streets’;

26 Then shall ye begin to say, We have eaten and drunk in thy presence, and thou hast taught in our streets.

26 Then you will say,(j) ‘We ate and drank in Your presence, and You taught in our streets!’

26 Then you will say, "We ate and drank with you, and you taught in our streets.'

27 'I tell you,' he will say, 'I do not know where you come from; begone everyone of you, you evildoers.'

27 and He will say, ‘I tell you, (AE)I do not know where you are from; (AF)depart from Me, all you evildoers.’

27 But he shall say, I tell you, I know you not whence ye are; depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity.

27 But He will say, ‘I tell you, I don’t know you or where you’re from. Get away from Me,(AI) all you workers of unrighteousness!’

27 But he will tell you, "I don't know where you come from. Get away from me, all you who practice evil!'

28 There you will wail and gnash your teeth, to see Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and all the prophets inside the Realm of God and yourselves put outside.

28 (AG)In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth when you see Abraham and Isaac and Jacob and all the prophets in the kingdom of God, but yourselves being thrown out.

28 There shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth, when ye shall see Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, and all the prophets, in the kingdom of God, and you yourselves thrust out.

28 There will be weeping and gnashing of teeth(AJ) in that place,(AK) when you see Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and all the prophets in the kingdom of God,(AL) but yourselves thrown out.

28 In that place there will be crying and gnashing of teeth when you see Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and all the prophets in the kingdom of God, and you yourselves being driven away on the outside.

29 Yes, and people will come from east and west and north and south to their places at the feast within the Realm of God.

29 And they (AH)will come from east and west and from north and south, and will recline at the table in the kingdom of God.

29 And they shall come from the east, and from the west, and from the north, and from the south, and shall sit down in the kingdom of God.

29 They will come from east and west, from north and south, and recline at the table(AM) in the kingdom of God.

29 People will come from east and west, and from north and south, and will eat in the kingdom of God.

30 Some are last who will be first, and some are first who will be last."

30 And behold, (AI)some are last who will be first and some are first who will be last.”

30 And, behold, there are last which shall be first, and there are first which shall be last.

30 Note this: Some are last who will be first, and some are first who will be last.”(AN)

30 You see, some who are last will be first, and some who are first will be last.

The Lament Over Jerusalem

31 Just then some Pharisees came up to tell him, "Get away from here, for Herod intends to kill you."

31 Just at that time some Pharisees approached, saying to Him, “Go away, leave here, for (AJ)Herod wants to kill You.”

31 The same day there came certain of the Pharisees, saying unto him, Get thee out, and depart hence: for Herod will kill thee.

31 At that time some Pharisees came and told Him, “Go, get out of here! Herod(AO) wants to kill You!”(AP)

31 At that hour some Pharisees came and told Jesus, "Leave and get away from here, because Herod wants to kill you!"

32 "Go and tell that fox," he replied, "I cast out daemons and perform cures to-day and to-morrow, and on the third day I complete my task!

32 And He said to them, “Go and tell that fox, ‘Behold, I cast out demons and perform cures today and tomorrow, and the third day I (g)(AK)reach My goal.’

32 And he said unto them, Go ye, and tell that fox, Behold, I cast out devils, and I do cures to day and to morrow, and the third day I shall be perfected.

32 He said to them, “Go tell that fox, ‘Look! I’m driving out demons and performing healings today and tomorrow, and on the third day(k) I will complete My work.’(l)(AQ)

32 He told them, "Go and tell that fox, "Listen! I am driving out demons and healing today and tomorrow, and on the third day I will finish my work.

33 But I must journey on, to-day, to-morrow, and the next day; it would never do for a prophet to perish except in Jerusalem!

33 Nevertheless (AL)I must journey on today and tomorrow and the next day; for it cannot be that a (AM)prophet would perish outside of Jerusalem.

33 Nevertheless I must walk to day, and to morrow, and the day following: for it cannot be that a prophet perish out of Jerusalem.

33 Yet I must(AR) travel today, tomorrow, and the next day, because it is not possible for a prophet(AS) to perish(AT) outside of Jerusalem!

33 But I must be on my way today, tomorrow, and the next day, because it's not possible for a prophet to be killed outside of Jerusalem.'

34 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, slaying the prophets and stoning those who have been sent to you! How often I would fain have gathered your children as a fowl gathers her brood under her wings! But you would not have it!

34 (AN)O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, (AO)just as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you would not have it!

34 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which killest the prophets, and stonest them that are sent unto thee; how often would I have gathered thy children together, as a hen doth gather her brood under her wings, and ye would not!

34 “Jerusalem, Jerusalem!(AU) She who kills the prophets and stones(AV) those who are sent to her.(AW) How often I wanted to gather your children(AX) together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings,(AY) but you were not willing!(AZ)

34 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones to death those who have been sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you people were unwilling!

35 See, your House is left to yourselves. I tell you, you will never see me till the day comes when you say, Blessed be he who comes in the Lord's name."

35 Behold, your house is left to you desolate; and I say to you, you will not see Me until the time comes when you say, ‘(AP)Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!’”

35 Behold, your house is left unto you desolate: and verily I say unto you, Ye shall not see me, until the time come when ye shall say, Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord.

35 See, your house(m) is abandoned to you.(BA) And I tell you, you will not see Me until the time comes when you say, ‘He who comes in the name of the Lord is the blessed One’!”(BB)(n)

35 Look! Your house is left vacant to you. I tell you, you will not see me again until you say, "How blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord!'"

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