Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass than one tittle of the law to fail.

New American Standard Bible

"But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one stroke of a letter of the Law to fail.

King James Version

And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one tittle of the law to fail.

Holman Bible

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one stroke of a letter in the law to drop out.

International Standard Version

However, it is easier for heaven and earth to disappear than for one stroke of a letter in the Law to be dropped.

A Conservative Version

But it is easier for the heaven and the earth to pass away, than for one tittle of the law to fall.

American Standard Version

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one tittle of the law to fall.

Amplified

Yet it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one dot of the Law to fail and become void.

An Understandable Version

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away [i.e., to be destroyed. See II Pet. 3:3], than for one portion of a letter of the law of Moses to be dropped.

Anderson New Testament

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one point of the law to fail.

Bible in Basic English

But heaven and earth will come to an end before the smallest letter of the law may be dropped out.

Common New Testament

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one dot of the law to fail.

Daniel Mace New Testament

yet heaven and earth may sooner pass away, than any part of the law be unaccomplish'd.

Darby Translation

But it is easier that the heaven and the earth should pass away than that one tittle of the law should fail.

Godbey New Testament

And it is easier that heaven and earth pass away, than one tittle fall from the law.

Goodspeed New Testament

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one dotting of an i in the Law to go unfulfilled.

John Wesley New Testament

Yet it is easier for heaven and earth to pass, than for one tittle of the law to fail.

Julia Smith Translation

And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one horn of the law to fall.

King James 2000

And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one dot of the law to fail.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But it is easier [for] heaven and earth to pass away than [for] one stroke of a letter of the law to become invalid.

Modern King James verseion

And it is easier for the heaven and earth to pass than for one tittle of the Law to fail.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Sooner shall heaven and earth perish, than one tittle of the law shall perish.

Moffatt New Testament

Yet it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for an iota of the Law to lapse.

Montgomery New Testament

"Yet it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away then for one title of the law to fail.

NET Bible

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one tiny stroke of a letter in the law to become void.

New Heart English Bible

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one tiny stroke of a pen in the Law to become void.

Noyes New Testament

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one tittle of the law to fail.

Sawyer New Testament

And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one point of the law to fail.

The Emphasized Bible

But it is, easier, for heaven and earth to pass away, than that, of the law, one little point, should fail.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one tittle of the law to fail.

Twentieth Century New Testament

It would be easier for the heavens and the earth to disappear than for one stroke of a letter in the Law to be lost.

Webster

And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than one tittle of the law to fail.

Weymouth New Testament

But it is easier for earth and sky to pass away than for one smallest detail of the Law to fall to the ground.

Williams New Testament

It is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one dotting of an 'i' in the law to fail.

World English Bible

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one tiny stroke of a pen in the law to fall.

Worrell New Testament

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one tittle of the law to fall.

Worsley New Testament

Though it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than one tittle of the law to fail.

Youngs Literal Translation

and it is easier to the heaven and the earth to pass away, than of the law one tittle to fall.

Interlinear

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

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

εὐκοπώτερος 
Eukopoteros 
Usage: 0

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

and

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

γῆ 
Ge 
Usage: 186

to pass
παρέρχομαι 
Parerchomai 
Usage: 13

ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

one
εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188

κεραία 
Keraia 
Usage: 0

of the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Additional Teachings

16 The law and the prophets were until John; since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and whosoever will presses into it. 17 And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass than one tittle of the law to fail. 18 Whosoever puts away his wife and marries another commits adultery, and whosoever marries her that is put away of her husband commits adultery.



Cross References

Matthew 5:18

For verily I say unto you, Until heaven and earth pass away, not one jot or one tittle shall pass from the law until all is fulfilled.

Psalm 102:25-27

Of old thou hast laid the foundation of the earth; and the heavens are the work of thy hands.

Isaiah 40:8

The grass withers, the open flower fades; but the word of our God shall stand for ever.

Isaiah 51:6

Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath; for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall wax old like a garment, and those that dwell therein shall perish in like manner; but my saving health shall be for ever, and my righteousness shall never perish.

Luke 21:33

The heaven and the earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.

Romans 3:31

Do we then make void the law through faith? No, in no wise; to the contrary, we establish the law.

1 Peter 1:25

but the word of the Lord endures for ever. And this is the word which by the gospel is preached unto you.

2 Peter 3:10

But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night, in which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements, burning, shall be dissolved, and the earth and the works that are in it shall be burned up.

Revelation 20:11

And I saw a great white throne and him that was seated upon it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and their place was not found.

Revelation 21:1

And I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea.

Revelation 21:4

And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and death shall be no more neither shall there be any more sorrow nor crying nor pain; for the former things are passed away.

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