Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And he said, Watch that ye may not be led astray, for many will come in my name, saying, I am, and, The time has come near. Go ye not therefore after them.

New American Standard Bible

And He said, “See to it that you are not misled; for many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am He,’ and, ‘The time is near.’ Do not go after them.

King James Version

And he said, Take heed that ye be not deceived: for many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and the time draweth near: go ye not therefore after them.

Holman Bible

Then He said, “Watch out that you are not deceived. For many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am He,’ and, ‘The time is near.’ Don’t follow them.

International Standard Version

He said, "Be careful that you are not deceived, because many will come in my name and say, "I AM' and, "The time has come.' Don't follow them.

American Standard Version

And he said, Take heed that ye be not led astray: for many shall come in my name, saying, I am he ; and, The time is at hand: go ye not after them.

Amplified

He said, “Be careful and see to it that you are not misled; for many will come in My name [appropriating for themselves the name Messiah which belongs to Me alone], saying, ‘I am He,’ and, ‘The time is near!’ Do not follow them.

An Understandable Version

And He replied, "Pay attention, so that you are not led astray [from the truth]. For many [false teachers] will come, claiming to be me, and saying, 'I am [the Christ],' and 'The time is near.' [But] do not go after them.

Anderson New Testament

He replied: Take heed that you be not deceived; for many will come in my name, saying: I am he; and, The time is near. Go not, therefore, after them.

Bible in Basic English

And he said, Take care that you are not tricked: for a number of people will come in my name, saying, I am he; and, The time is near: do not go after them.

Common New Testament

And he said: "Take heed that you not are deceived. For many will come in my name, saying, 'I am he,' and, 'The time is near.' Do not go after them.

Daniel Mace New Testament

he answered, take care, that you be not seduced: for many shall come in my name, saying, I am the Christ. it won't be long e'er this happens, therefore do not follow them.

Darby Translation

And he said, See that ye be not led astray, for many shall come in my name, saying, I am he, and the time is drawn nigh: go ye not therefore after them.

Godbey New Testament

And He said, See that you are not deceived. For many will come in my name, saying, I am He; and The time is at hand: go ye not after them.

Goodspeed New Testament

And he said, "Take care not to be misled. For many will come under my name, and say, 'I am he,' and 'The time is at hand.' Do not follow them.

John Wesley New Testament

And he said, Take heed that ye be not deceived: for many shall come in my name, saying, I am the Christ: And the time is near.

Julia Smith Translation

And he said, See ye, be not deceived: for many shall come in my name,. saying, That I am; and the time has drawn near: therefore go not after them.

King James 2000

And he said, Take heed that you be not deceived: for many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and the time draws near: go not therefore after them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said, Watch out that you are not deceived! For many will come in my name, saying, 'I am [he],' and 'The time is near!' Do not go after them!

Modern King James verseion

And He said, Take heed that you are not deceived, for many shall come in My name, saying, I AM! Also, The time has come! Do not go after them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said, "Take heed, that ye be not deceived. For many will come in my name, saying of themselves, 'I am he.' And the time draweth near. Follow ye not them, therefore.

Moffatt New Testament

He said, "Take care that you are not misled; for many will come in my name saying, 'I am he' and 'the time is near' ??do not go after them.

Montgomery New Testament

"Take heed," he answered, "that you are not led astray, for many will come in my name, saying, 'I am he,' and 'The time is close at hand.' Do not go and follow them.

NET Bible

He said, "Watch out that you are not misled. For many will come in my name, saying, 'I am he,' and, 'The time is near.' Do not follow them!

New Heart English Bible

He said, "Watch out that you do not get led astray, for many will come in my name, saying, 'I am he,' and, 'The time is near.' Therefore do not follow them.

Noyes New Testament

And he said, Take heed that ye be not deceived. For many will come in my name, saying, I am He, and the time is at hand. Go not after them.

Sawyer New Testament

And he said, See that you be not deceived; for many shall come in my name, saying, I am [Christ], and the time is at hand; go not after them.

The Emphasized Bible

And, he, said - Be taking heed ye be not deceived; for, many, will come upon my name, saying - I, am he, - and - The season, hath drawn near! Do not go after them.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then he said, Take heed that ye be not deluded: for many will come in my name, saying, I am he; and the period approaches: go not therefore after them.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And Jesus said: "See that you are not led astray; for many will take my name, and come saying 'I am He,' and 'The time is close at hand.' Do not follow them.

Webster

And he said, Take heed that ye be not deceived: for many will come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and the time draweth near: therefore go ye not after them.

Weymouth New Testament

"See to it," He replied, "that you are not misled; for many will come assuming my name and professing, 'I am He,' or saying, 'The time is close at hand.' Do not go and follow them.

Williams New Testament

So He said, "You must take care not to be misled about it! For many will come bearing the name of Messiah, and saying, 'I am He,' and, 'The time is near.' Do not go after them.

World English Bible

He said, "Watch out that you don't get led astray, for many will come in my name, saying, 'I am he,' and, 'The time is at hand.' Therefore don't follow them.

Worrell New Testament

And He said, "Take heed that ye be not led astray; for many will come in My name, saying, 'I am He,' and, 'The season has drawn near!' Go not after them.

Worsley New Testament

And He said, Take heed that ye be not deceived; for many shall come in my name, saying, I am the Christ; and the time is near: but do not therefore go after them.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he said, 'See -- ye may not be led astray, for many shall come in my name, saying -- I am he, and the time hath come nigh; go not on then after them;

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

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

βλέπω 
Blepo 
Usage: 85

ye be
πλανάω 
Planao 
deceive, err, go astray, seduce, wander, be out of the way
Usage: 25

not
μή 
me 
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493
Usage: 493

πλανάω 
Planao 
deceive, err, go astray, seduce, wander, be out of the way
Usage: 25

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

in
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

ὄνομα 
Onoma 
name, named, called, surname , named , not tr
Usage: 162

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

am
εἰμί 
Eimi 
I am , am, it is I , be, I was , have been, not tr
Usage: 72

Christ and

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

the time
καιρός 
Kairos 
Usage: 63

ἐγγίζω 
Eggizo 
Usage: 28

go ye
πορεύομαι 
Poreuomai 
go, depart, walk, go way,
Usage: 101

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

ὄπίσω 
Opiso 
Usage: 20

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Signs Of The End Of The Age

7 And they questioned him, saying, Teacher, when therefore will these things be? And what is the sign when these things are going to happen? 8 And he said, Watch that ye may not be led astray, for many will come in my name, saying, I am, and, The time has come near. Go ye not therefore after them. 9 And when ye may hear of wars and tumults, do not be alarmed, for these things must first happen, but the end is not straightaway.


Cross References

Jeremiah 29:8

For thus says LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: Let not your prophets who are in the midst of you, and your diviners, deceive you, nor hearken ye to your dreams which ye cause to be dreamed.

Matthew 3:2

Repent ye, for the kingdom of the heavens has approached.

Matthew 4:17

From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent ye, for the kingdom of the heavens has approached.

Ephesians 5:6

Let no man deceive you by empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.

2 Thessalonians 2:3

Let not any man deceive you in any way, because if not, the defection may come first, and he may be revealed--the man of sin, the son of destruction,

Matthew 24:4-5

And having answered, Jesus said to them, See that not any man may lead you astray.

Matthew 24:11

And many FALSE prophets will arise, and will lead many astray.

Matthew 24:23-25

Then if any man should say to you, Lo, here is the Christ, or, Here, believe ye not.

Mark 13:5-6

And having answered them, Jesus began to say to them, Watch that not any man lead you astray.

Mark 13:21-23

And then if any man should say to you, Lo, here is the Christ, or, Lo, there, do not believe.

Luke 17:23

And they will say to you, Lo, here! Lo, there! Do not depart, nor pursue.

John 5:43

I have come in my Father's name, and ye do not accept me. If another man should come in his own name, ye will accept that man.

John 8:24

I said therefore to you that ye will die in your sins. For unless ye believe that I am he, ye will die in your sins.

Acts 5:36-37

For before these days Theudas rose up saying himself to be somebody, to whom a number of men, about four hundred, bonded themselves, who was killed. And all, as many as were persuaded by him, were dispersed and developed into nothi

Acts 8:9-10

But a certain man in the city, Simon by name, was formerly practicing sorcery, and fascinating the nation of Samaria, saying himself to be some great man,

2 Corinthians 11:13-15

For such men are FALSE apostles, deceitful workmen, disguising themselves into apostles of Christ.

2 Thessalonians 2:9-11

Whose coming is according to the working of Satan with all power and signs and marvels of deceit,

2 Timothy 3:13

But evil men and impostors will go forward to worse, leading astray and being led astray.

1 John 4:1

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but examine the spirits, whether they are of God, because many FALSE prophets have gone out into the world.

2 John 1:7

Because many deceivers have gone forth into the world, those not acknowledging Jesus Christ coming in flesh. This is the deceiver and the antichrist.

Revelation 1:3

Blessed is he who reads, and those who hear the words of the prophecy, and who keep the things written in it, for the time is near.

Revelation 12:9

And the great dragon was cast out, the ancient serpent, called the Devil and Satan, he who leads the whole world astray. He was cast out to the earth, and his agents were cast out with him.

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