Parallel Verses

Sawyer New Testament

And he said to them, You are they that justify yourselves before men; but God knows your hearts; for that which is high among men is an abomination before God.

New American Standard Bible

And He said to them, “You are those who justify yourselves in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts; for that which is highly esteemed among men is detestable in the sight of God.

King James Version

And he said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.

Holman Bible

And He told them: “You are the ones who justify yourselves in the sight of others, but God knows your hearts. For what is highly admired by people is revolting in God’s sight.

International Standard Version

So he told them, "You try to justify yourselves in front of people, but God knows your hearts, because what is highly valued by people is detestable to God.

A Conservative Version

And he said to them, Ye are those who declare yourselves righteous in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts. Because what is lofty among men is an abomination in the sight of God.

American Standard Version

And he said unto them, Ye are they that justify yourselves in the sight of men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is exalted among men is an abomination in the sight of God.

Amplified

So He said to them, “You are the ones who declare yourselves just and upright in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts [your thoughts, your desires, your secrets]; for that which is highly esteemed among men is detestable in the sight of God.

An Understandable Version

And He said to them, "You are people who claim to be just in the eyes of [other] people, but God knows [what is in] your hearts. For that which is held up as most important among people [i.e., fame or fortune ?] is disgusting in the eyes of God.

Anderson New Testament

And he said to them: You set yourselves forth as righteous before men, but God knows your hearts; for that which is highly esteemed among men, is detestable in the sight of God.

Bible in Basic English

And he said, You take care to seem right in the eyes of men, but God sees your hearts: and those things which are important in the opinion of men, are evil in the eyes of God.

Common New Testament

He said to them, "You are those who justify yourselves before men, but God knows your hearts. For what is highly esteemed among men is an abomination in the sight of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but he said to them, you pretend to piety before men, which, however they may admire, is an abomination to God, who knows your real temper.

Darby Translation

And he said to them, Ye are they who justify themselves before men, but God knows your hearts; for what amongst men is highly thought of is an abomination before God.

Godbey New Testament

And He said to them, Ye are those who justify yourselves before the people; but God knows your hearts: because that which is exalted among the people is abomination in the sight of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

And he said to them, "You are the men who parade your uprightness before people, but God knows your hearts. For what men consider great is detestable in the sight of God.

John Wesley New Testament

And he said to them, Ye are they who justify yourselves before men: but God knoweth your hearts: And that which is highly esteemed among men, is an abomination before God.

Julia Smith Translation

And he said to them, Ye are they justifying yourselves before men; and God knows your hearts: for the high with men is abomination before God.

King James 2000

And he said unto them, You are they who justify yourselves before men; but God knows your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said to them, "You are the ones who justify themselves in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts! For [what is] [considered] exalted among men [is] an abomination in the sight of God.

Modern King James verseion

And He said to them, You are those who justify yourselves before men, but God knows your hearts. For that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and he said unto them, "Ye are they, which justify yourselves before men: but God knoweth your hearts. For that which is highly esteemed among men is abominable in the sight of God.

Moffatt New Testament

So he told them, "You are the people who get men to think you are good, but God knows what your hearts are! What is lofty in the view of man is loathsome in the eyes of God.

Montgomery New Testament

He said to them. "You are those that justify themselves in the eyes of men; but God knows you hearts; for that which is lofty in the eyes of men is abomination in the eyes of God.

NET Bible

But Jesus said to them, "You are the ones who justify yourselves in men's eyes, but God knows your hearts. For what is highly prized among men is utterly detestable in God's sight.

New Heart English Bible

He said to them, "You are those who justify yourselves in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts. For that which is exalted among men is an abomination in the sight of God.

Noyes New Testament

And he said to them, Ye are they who justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts; for that which is highly exalted among men is an abomination before God.

The Emphasized Bible

And he said unto them - Ye, are they who justify themselves before men, but, God, knoweth your hearts; because, that which amongst men is lofty, is an abomination before God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And he said unto them, Ye are they who affect to be righteous persons before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men, is an abomination in the sight of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"You," said Jesus, "are the men who justify themselves before the world, but God can read your hearts; and what is highly esteemed among men may be an abomination in the sight of God.

Webster

And he said to them, Ye are they who justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men, is abomination in the sight of God.

Weymouth New Testament

"You are they," He said to them, "who boast of their own goodness before men, but God sees your hearts; for that which holds a proud position among men is detestable in God's sight.

Williams New Testament

Then He said to them, "You are the men who exhibit your uprightness before the public, but God knows your hearts. For what stands high in the sight of men is detestable in the sight of God.

World English Bible

He said to them, "You are those who justify yourselves in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts. For that which is exalted among men is an abomination in the sight of God.

Worrell New Testament

And He said to them, "Ye are those who justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts; because that which is exalted among men is an abomination before God.

Worsley New Testament

And He said unto them, Ye justify yourselves before men, but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he said to them, 'Ye are those declaring yourselves righteous before men, but God doth know your hearts; because that which among men is high, is abomination before God;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

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


Usage: 0

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

are
ἐστέ 
Este 
are, be, is, belong to, have been, not tr
Usage: 53


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

δικαιόω 
Dikaioo 
Usage: 35

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

ἐνώπιον 
Enopion 
before, in the sight of, in the presence of, in sight, in presence, to, not tr
Usage: 78

men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
man, not tr,
Usage: 316
Usage: 316

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

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

καρδία 
Kardia 
Usage: 116

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764


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

ὑψηλός 
Hupselos 
Usage: 10

ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

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

βδέλυγμα 
Bdelugma 
Usage: 3

in the sight
ἐνώπιον 
Enopion 
before, in the sight of, in the presence of, in sight, in presence, to, not tr
Usage: 78

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Hypocrisy, Law, And The Kingdom Of God

14 And the Pharisees, who are avaricious, heard all these things, and derided him. 15 And he said to them, You are they that justify yourselves before men; but God knows your hearts; for that which is high among men is an abomination before God. 16 The law and the prophets were till John; since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every one presses violently into it.


Cross References

Luke 10:29

But he, wishing to justify himself, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbor?

Luke 10:29

But he, wishing to justify himself, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbor?

Luke 10:29

But he, wishing to justify himself, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbor?

Luke 10:29

But he, wishing to justify himself, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbor?

1 Peter 3:4

but let the hidden man of the heart be adorned with the imperishable [ornaments] of a meek and quiet spirit, which are of great price before God.

Revelation 2:23

And her children will I kill with pestilence, and all the churches shall know that I am he that searches the minds and hearts, and I will give you each one according to your works.

Revelation 2:23

And her children will I kill with pestilence, and all the churches shall know that I am he that searches the minds and hearts, and I will give you each one according to your works.

Revelation 2:23

And her children will I kill with pestilence, and all the churches shall know that I am he that searches the minds and hearts, and I will give you each one according to your works.

Revelation 2:23

And her children will I kill with pestilence, and all the churches shall know that I am he that searches the minds and hearts, and I will give you each one according to your works.

Revelation 2:23

And her children will I kill with pestilence, and all the churches shall know that I am he that searches the minds and hearts, and I will give you each one according to your works.

Revelation 2:23

And her children will I kill with pestilence, and all the churches shall know that I am he that searches the minds and hearts, and I will give you each one according to your works.

Revelation 2:23

And her children will I kill with pestilence, and all the churches shall know that I am he that searches the minds and hearts, and I will give you each one according to your works.

Revelation 2:23-2

And her children will I kill with pestilence, and all the churches shall know that I am he that searches the minds and hearts, and I will give you each one according to your works.

Revelation 2:23

And her children will I kill with pestilence, and all the churches shall know that I am he that searches the minds and hearts, and I will give you each one according to your works.

Revelation 2:23-14

And her children will I kill with pestilence, and all the churches shall know that I am he that searches the minds and hearts, and I will give you each one according to your works.

Revelation 2:23-22

And her children will I kill with pestilence, and all the churches shall know that I am he that searches the minds and hearts, and I will give you each one according to your works.

Revelation 2:23

And her children will I kill with pestilence, and all the churches shall know that I am he that searches the minds and hearts, and I will give you each one according to your works.

Matthew 6:2

When, therefore, you give in charity, sound not a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do, in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be glorified by men. I tell you truly, they have their reward.

Matthew 6:5

And when you pray, be not like the hypocrites; for they love to pray standing in the synagogues, and at the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by men. I tell you truly, they have their reward.

Matthew 6:16

And when you fast, be not like the hypocrites, of a sad countenance; for they disfigure their faces that they may appear to men to fast. I tell you truly, they have their reward.

Matthew 23:5

And they do all their works to be seen by men. For they make broad their prayer fillets, and enlarge the fringes,

Matthew 23:25-27

Woe to you scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you cleanse the outside of the cup and platter, but within they are full of plunder and excess.

Luke 11:39

And the Lord said to him, Now you Pharisees cleanse the outside of the cup and plate, but your inside is full of plunder and wickedness.

Luke 18:11

The Pharisee, standing by himself, offered this prayer; God, I thank thee that I am not as other men, rapacious, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican;

Luke 18:21

And he said, All these have I kept from my youth.

Luke 20:20

And they sent spies to watch him, who pretended to be righteous men, that they might take advantage of his speech, to deliver him to the power and authority of the procurator.

Luke 20:47

who devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayers; they shall receive a greater judgment.

John 2:25

for he had no need that any should testify of man, for he knew what was in man.

John 21:17

He said to him a third time; Simon, son of John, are you a friend to me? Peter was grieved that he said to him the third time, Are you a friend to me? and he said to him, Lord you know all things; you know that I am a friend to you. Jesus said to him, Feed my sheep.

Acts 1:18

This man therefore purchased a field with the price of the wickedness, and falling headlong burst in the middle and all his bowels were poured out;

Acts 15:8

And the heart-searching God testified to them, giving to them the Holy Spirit even as to us,

Romans 3:20

Wherefore by the works of the law there shall no flesh be justified is his sight, for by the law there is an acknowledgment of sin.

1 Corinthians 4:5

Judge nothing therefore before the time, till the Lord comes, who will both bring to light the hidden deeds of darkness, and make known the purposes of the hearts; and then shall each one have praise from God.

James 2:21-25

Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he offered up Isaac his son on the altar?

1 Peter 5:5

Let the younger in like manner be subject to the elder, and do you all be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility; for God resists the proud but gives grace to the humble.

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