Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And Jesus looked at him and said, "How hard it is for those who are wealthy to enter the kingdom of God!

King James Version

And when Jesus saw that he was very sorrowful, he said, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!

Holman Bible

Seeing that he became sad, Jesus said, “How hard it is for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God!

International Standard Version

So when Jesus saw how sad he was, he said, "How hard it is for rich people to get into the kingdom of God!

A Conservative Version

And having seen him become very sorrowful, Jesus said, How difficultly those who have riches will enter into the kingdom of God.

American Standard Version

And Jesus seeing him said, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!

Amplified

Jesus, observing him, said, How difficult it is for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God!

An Understandable Version

Now Jesus looked at him and said, "How difficult [it is] for those who are wealthy to enter the kingdom of God!

Anderson New Testament

When Jesus saw that he was very sad, he said: How difficult it is for those who have riches to enter into the kingdom of God!

Bible in Basic English

And Jesus, looking at him, said, How hard it is for those who have wealth to get into the kingdom of God!

Common New Testament

Jesus looked at him and said, "How hard it is for those who have riches to enter the kingdom of God!

Daniel Mace New Testament

Jesus perceiving him so very dejected, said, how difficult is it for those, who have riches, to enter into the kingdom of God!

Darby Translation

But when Jesus saw that he became very sorrowful, he said, How difficultly shall those who have riches enter into the kingdom of God;

Godbey New Testament

Jesus seeing him said, How hardly will those having riches enter into the kingdom of God!

Goodspeed New Testament

And when Jesus saw it, he said, "How hard it will be for those who have money to get into the Kingdom of God!

John Wesley New Testament

And Jesus seeing that he was very sorrowful, said, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And when Jesus saw that he was very sorrowful, he said, How difficult it is for those that have riches to enter into the kingdom of God!

Julia Smith Translation

And Jesus having seen him being sorely grieved, said, With how much difficulty shall they having possessions come into the kingdom of God!

King James 2000

And when Jesus saw that he was very sorrowful, he said, How hard it is for those that have riches to enter into the kingdom of God!

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Jesus took notice of him [and] said, "How {difficult it is for} those who possess wealth to enter into the kingdom of God!

Modern King James verseion

And when Jesus saw that he was very sorrowful, He said, How hardly those having riches shall enter into the kingdom of God!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When Jesus saw him mourn, he said, "With what difficulty shall they that have riches, enter into the kingdom of God:

Moffatt New Testament

So Jesus looked at him and said, "How difficult it is for those who have money to enter the Realm of God!

Montgomery New Testament

Jesus looked at him and said: "How hard it is for those who have money to enter into the kingdom of God!

NET Bible

When Jesus noticed this, he said, "How hard it is for the rich to enter the kingdom of God!

New Heart English Bible

Jesus, seeing that he became very sad, said, "How hard it is for those who have riches to enter into the Kingdom of God.

Noyes New Testament

And Jesus seeing him said, How hardly do they that have riches enter the kingdom of God!

Sawyer New Testament

And Jesus seeing him, said, With what difficulty do those who have riches enter into the kingdom of God!

The Emphasized Bible

And Jesus, beholding him, said - With what difficulty, shall, they who have money, enter, into the kingdom of God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then Jesus, observing that he was very sorrowful, said, How difficultly shall they who have riches, enter into the kingdom of God!

Twentieth Century New Testament

Seeing this, Jesus said to his disciples: "How hard it is for men of wealth to enter the Kingdom of God!

Webster

And when Jesus saw that he was very sorrowful, he said, How hardly will they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!

Weymouth New Testament

Jesus saw his sorrow, and said, "With how hard a struggle do the possessors of riches ever enter the Kingdom of God!

Williams New Testament

So when Jesus saw it, He said, "How hard it is for those who have money to get into the kingdom of God!

World English Bible

Jesus, seeing that he became very sad, said, "How hard it is for those who have riches to enter into the Kingdom of God!

Worrell New Testament

And Jesus, seeing him, said, "With what difficulty do those having riches enter into the Kingdom of God!

Worsley New Testament

And when Jesus saw that he was very sorrowful, He said, How difficultly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God?

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jesus having seen him become very sorrowful, said, 'How hardly shall those having riches enter into the reign of God!

Interlinear

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

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

he

Usage: 0

was
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

περίλυπος 
Perilupos 
Usage: 3

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

How
πῶς 
Pos 
Usage: 65

δυσκόλως 
Duskolos 
Usage: 0

εἰσέρχομαι 
Eiserchomai 
enter, go, come in, go in, enter in, come, arise
Usage: 120


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

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

χρῆμα 
Chrema 
Usage: 4

εἰσέρχομαι 
Eiserchomai 
enter, go, come in, go in, enter in, come, arise
Usage: 120

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

the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

A Rich Young Man

23 But when he had heard these things, he became very sad, for he was extremely rich. 24 And Jesus looked at him and said, "How hard it is for those who are wealthy to enter the kingdom of God! 25 "For it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God."


Cross References

Proverbs 11:28

He who trusts in his riches will fall, But the righteous will flourish like the green leaf.

Deuteronomy 6:10-12

"Then it shall come about when the LORD your God brings you into the land which He swore to your fathers, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, to give you, great and splendid cities which you did not build,

Deuteronomy 8:11-17

"Beware that you do not forget the LORD your God by not keeping His commandments and His ordinances and His statutes which I am commanding you today;

Psalm 10:3

For the wicked boasts of his heart's desire, And the greedy man curses and spurns the LORD.

Psalm 73:5-12

They are not in trouble as other men, Nor are they plagued like mankind.

Proverbs 18:11

A rich man's wealth is his strong city, And like a high wall in his own imagination.

Proverbs 30:9

That I not be full and deny You and say, "Who is the LORD?" Or that I not be in want and steal, And profane the name of my God.

Jeremiah 2:31

"O generation, heed the word of the LORD. Have I been a wilderness to Israel, Or a land of thick darkness? Why do My people say, 'We are free to roam; We will no longer come to You'?

Jeremiah 5:5

"I will go to the great And will speak to them, For they know the way of the LORD And the ordinance of their God " But they too, with one accord, have broken the yoke And burst the bonds.

Matthew 19:23-25

And Jesus said to His disciples, "Truly I say to you, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.

Mark 6:26

And although the king was very sorry, yet because of his oaths and because of his dinner guests, he was unwilling to refuse her.

Mark 10:23-27

And Jesus, looking around, said to His disciples, "How hard it will be for those who are wealthy to enter the kingdom of God!"

1 Corinthians 1:26-27

For consider your calling, brethren, that there were not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble;

2 Corinthians 7:9-10

I now rejoice, not that you were made sorrowful, but that you were made sorrowful to the point of repentance; for you were made sorrowful according to the will of God, so that you might not suffer loss in anything through us.

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge men into ruin and destruction.

James 2:5-7

Listen, my beloved brethren: did not God choose the poor of this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him?

James 5:1-6

Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries which are coming upon you.

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