Luke 16:16



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"The Law and the Prophets were proclaimed until John; since that time the gospel of the kingdom of God has been preached, and everyone is forcing his way into it.

King James Version

The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presseth into it.

Holman Bible

"The Law and the Prophets were until John; since then, the good news of the kingdom of God has been proclaimed, and everyone is strongly urged to enter it.

International Standard Version

"The Law and the Prophets remained until John. Since then, the good news about the kingdom of God has been proclaimed, and everyone entering it is under attack.

A Conservative Version

The law and the prophets were until John. From that time the kingdom of God is proclaimed good-news, and every man in it is treated aggressively.

American Standard Version

The law and the prophets were until John: from that time the gospel of the kingdom of God is preached, and every man entereth violently into it.

Amplified

Until John came, there were the Law and the Prophets; since then the good news (the Gospel) of the kingdom of God is being preached, and everyone strives violently to go in [would force his own way rather than God's way into it].

An Understandable Version

The law of Moses and the prophets prophesied [See Matt. 11:13] until [the time of] John [the Immerser]. From that time onward the good news of the [coming] kingdom of God is [being] preached, and everyone is [attempting to] enter it forcibly [i.e., before its appointed time. See Acts 1:6-7].

Anderson New Testament

The law and the prophets were till John. Since that time, the kingdom of God is preached, and every one enters it by force.

Bible in Basic English

The law and the prophets were till John: but then came the preaching of the kingdom of God, and everyone makes his way into it by force.

Common New Testament

The law and the prophets were until John. Since that time the good news of the kingdom of God is preached, and everyone is forcing his way into it.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the law and the prophets were the only rule till John's time: since when, the kingdom of God has been proclaim'd, and all sorts of people strive to be members.

Darby Translation

The law and the prophets were until John: from that time the glad tidings of the kingdom of God are announced, and every one forces his way into it.

Godbey New Testament

The law and the prophets were until John: from that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every one presses into it.

Goodspeed New Testament

Until John came, it was the Law and the Prophets. From that time the Kingdom of God has been proclaimed, and everyone has been crowding into it.

John Wesley New Testament

The law and the Prophets were until John: from that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man forceth into it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The law and the prophets were until John; since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and whosoever will presses into it.

Julia Smith Translation

The law and the prophets until John: from then the kingdom of God announces good news, and every one is forced into it.

King James 2000

The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presses into it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"The law and the prophets [were] until John; from that time [on] the kingdom of God has been proclaimed, and everyone is urgently pressed into it.

Modern King James verseion

The Law and the Prophets were until John. Since that time the kingdom of God is proclaimed, and everyone is pressing into it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The law, and the prophets reigned until the time of John: and since that time, the kingdom of God is preached, and every man striveth to go in.

Moffatt New Testament

The Law and the prophets lasted till John; since then the good news of the Realm of God is preached, and anyone presses in.

Montgomery New Testament

"The Law and the Prophet lasted until John; since then the gospel of the kingdom of God is preached, and any one presses in.

NET Bible

"The law and the prophets were in force until John; since then, the good news of the kingdom of God has been proclaimed, and everyone is urged to enter it.

New Heart English Bible

The Law and the Prophets were until John. From that time the Good News of the Kingdom of God is preached, and everyone is forcing his way into it.

New simplified Bible

The Law of Moses and the writings of the prophets was in effect until John the Baptist. From that time on the Good News about the Kingdom of God is being taught.

Noyes New Testament

The Law and the Prophets were till John; from that time the glad tidings of the kingdom of God have been published, and every one is forcing his way into it.

Sawyer New Testament

The law and the prophets were till John; since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every one presses violently into it.

The Emphasized Bible

The law and the prophets, were until John, - from that time, the good news of the kingdom of God, is being proclaimed, and, everyone, thereinto, is forcing his way.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

The law and the prophets were until John: since that the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presseth into it.

Twentieth Century New Testament

The Law and the Prophets sufficed until the time of John. Since then the Good News of the Kingdom of God has been told, and everybody has been forcing his way into it.

Webster

The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presseth into it.

Weymouth New Testament

The Law and the Prophets continued until John came: from that time the Good News of the Kingdom of God has been spreading, and all classes have been forcing their way into it.

Williams New Testament

It was the law and the prophets until John, but ever since that time the good news of the kingdom of God has been proclaimed, and everybody has been taking it by storm.

World English Bible

The law and the prophets were until John. From that time the Good News of the Kingdom of God is preached, and everyone is forcing his way into it.

Worrell New Testament

"The law and the prophets were until John; from that time the Gospel of the Kingdom of God is proclaimed, and every one presses into it by force!

Worsley New Testament

The law and the prophets continued until John: from that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every one presseth into it.

Youngs Literal Translation

the law and the prophets are till John; since then the reign of God is proclaimed good news, and every one doth press into it;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

and



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

the prophets
προφήτης 
Prophetes 
Usage: 105

ἕως 
heos 
till , unto , until , to , till 9 ,
Usage: 74

Ἰωάννης 
Ioannes 
John , John , John , John
Usage: 116

ἀπό 
Apo 
from , of , out of , for , off , by , at , in , since 9 , on , not tr. , .
Usage: 490

τότε 
Tote 
then , that time , when , not tr
Usage: 105

the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

of God
θεός 
theos 
God , god , godly , God-ward ,
Usage: 1151

εὐαγγελίζω 
Euaggelizo 
Usage: 50

πᾶς 
Pas 
all , all things , every , all men , whosoever , everyone , whole , all manner of , every man , no Trans , every thing , any , whatsoever , whosoever 9 , always , daily , any thing , no , not tr ,
Usage: 704

βιάζω 
Biazo 
Usage: 0

εἰς 
Eis 
into , to , unto , for , in , on , toward , against ,
Usage: 1267

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Context Readings

Additional Teachings

15 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. 16 "The Law and the Prophets were proclaimed until John; since that time the gospel of the kingdom of God has been preached, and everyone is forcing his way into it. 17 "But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one stroke of a letter of the Law to fail.



Cross References

Matthew 3:2

"Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."

Matthew 4:17

From that time Jesus began to preach and say, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."

Matthew 4:23

Jesus was going throughout all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every kind of disease and every kind of sickness among the people.

Matthew 10:7

"And as you go, preach, saying, 'The kingdom of heaven is at hand.'

Matthew 11:9-14

"But what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and one who is more than a prophet.

Matthew 21:32

"For John came to you in the way of righteousness and you did not believe him; but the tax collectors and prostitutes did believe him; and you, seeing this, did not even feel remorse afterward so as to believe him.

Mark 1:14

Now after John had been taken into custody, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of God,

Mark 1:45

But he went out and began to proclaim it freely and to spread the news around, to such an extent that Jesus could no longer publicly enter a city, but stayed out in unpopulated areas; and they were coming to Him from everywhere.

Luke 7:26-29

"But what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I say to you, and one who is more than a prophet.

Luke 9:2

And He sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to perform healing.

Luke 10:9

and heal those in it who are sick, and say to them, 'The kingdom of God has come near to you.'

Luke 10:11

'Even the dust of your city which clings to our feet we wipe off in protest against you; yet be sure of this, that the kingdom of God has come near.'

Luke 16:29

"But Abraham said, 'They have Moses and the Prophets; let them hear them.'

Luke 16:31

"But he said to him, 'If they do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be persuaded even if someone rises from the dead.'"

John 1:45

Philip found Nathanael and said to him, "We have found Him of whom Moses in the Law and also the Prophets wrote--Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph."

John 11:48

"If we let Him go on like this, all men will believe in Him, and the Romans will come and take away both our place and our nation."

John 12:19

So the Pharisees said to one another, "You see that you are not doing any good; look, the world has gone after Him."

Acts 3:18

"But the things which God announced beforehand by the mouth of all the prophets, that His Christ would suffer, He has thus fulfilled.

Acts 3:24-25

"And likewise, all the prophets who have spoken, from Samuel and his successors onward, also announced these days.



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