Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Therefore, salt is good; but if even salt has become tasteless, with what will it be seasoned?

King James Version

Salt is good: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be seasoned?

Holman Bible

“Now, salt is good, but if salt should lose its taste, how will it be made salty?

International Standard Version

"Now, salt is good. But if the salt should lose its taste, how can its flavor be restored?

A Conservative Version

The salt material is good, but if the salt material becomes tasteless, by what will it be seasoned?

American Standard Version

Salt therefore is good: but if even the salt have lost its savor, wherewith shall it be seasoned?

Amplified

Salt is good [an excellent thing], but if salt has lost its strength and has become saltless (insipid, flat), how shall its saltness be restored?

An Understandable Version

Therefore salt is good, but if it loses its flavoring [ability], how will it ever get it back again?

Anderson New Testament

Salt is good; but if the salt become taste less, by what means shall it become salt again?

Bible in Basic English

For salt is good, but if the taste goes from it, of what use is it?

Common New Testament

Salt is good; but if the salt has lost its taste, how shall it be seasoned?

Daniel Mace New Testament

salt is good, but if the salt has lost its savour, with what shall it be recovered?

Darby Translation

Salt then is good, but if the salt also has become savourless, wherewith shall it be seasoned?

Godbey New Testament

Therefore salt is good: but if the salt may lose its savor, with what shall it be salted?

Goodspeed New Testament

Salt is good; but if salt loses its strength, what can it be seasoned with?

John Wesley New Testament

Salt is good: but if the salt have lost its savour, wherewith shall it be seasoned?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Salt is good; but if the salt has lost its savour, with what shall it be seasoned?

Julia Smith Translation

Salt good: but if salt be rendered insipid, with what shall it be fitted?

King James 2000

Salt is good: but if the salt has lost its taste, how shall it be restored?

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Now salt [is] good, but if salt becomes tasteless, with what will it be made salty?

Modern King James verseion

Salt is good, but if the salt has become tasteless, with what shall it be seasoned?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Salt is good, but if salt have lost her saltiness, what shall be seasoned therewith?

Moffatt New Testament

Salt is excellent indeed: but if salt becomes insipid, what will restore its flavour?

Montgomery New Testament

"Salt is good, but if even the salt have lost its flavor, with what shall it be seasoned?

NET Bible

"Salt is good, but if salt loses its flavor, how can its flavor be restored?

New Heart English Bible

Salt is good, but if the salt becomes flat and tasteless, with what do you season it?

Noyes New Testament

Salt then is good; but if the salt itself have lost its savor, wherewith shall it be seasoned?

Sawyer New Testament

Salt, therefore, is good; but if the salt has lost its strength, with what shall it be seasoned?

The Emphasized Bible

Good, therefore is the salt; but, if, even the salt, become tasteless, wherewith shall it be seasoned?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Salt is good: but if the salt become insipid, by what shall it be seasoned?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Yes, salt is good; but, if the salt itself should lose its strength, what shall be used to season it?

Webster

Salt is good: but if the salt hath lost its savor, with what shall it be seasoned?

Weymouth New Testament

"Salt is good: but if even the salt has become tasteless, what will you use to season it?

Williams New Testament

Salt is good, but if salt itself loses its strength, how can that strength be restored?

World English Bible

Salt is good, but if the salt becomes flat and tasteless, with what do you season it?

Worrell New Testament

Salt, therefore, is good; but if even the salt become tasteless, with what shall it be seasoned?

Worsley New Testament

Salt is good; but if the salt have lost it's savor, wherewith shall it be seasoned?

Youngs Literal Translation

The salt is good, but if the salt doth become tasteless, with what shall it be seasoned?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἅλας 
Halas 
Usage: 1

is good
καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

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

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

the salt
ἅλας 
Halas 
Usage: 1

μωραίνω 
Moraino 
Usage: 2

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

References

American

Morish

Context Readings

Salt Without Taste Is Worthless

33 "So then, none of you can be My disciple who does not give up all his own possessions. 34 "Therefore, salt is good; but if even salt has become tasteless, with what will it be seasoned? 35 "It is useless either for the soil or for the manure pile; it is thrown out. He who has ears to hear, let him hear."



Cross References

Matthew 5:13

"You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has become tasteless, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled under foot by men.

Mark 9:49-50

"For everyone will be salted with fire.

Colossians 4:6

Let your speech always be with grace, as though seasoned with salt, so that you will know how you should respond to each person.

Hebrews 2:4-8

God also testifying with them, both by signs and wonders and by various miracles and by gifts of the Holy Spirit according to His own will.

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