Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

And Jesus looked round about, and saith unto his disciples, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!

Holman Bible

Jesus looked around and said to His disciples, “How hard it is for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God!”

International Standard Version

Then Jesus looked around and told his disciples, "How hard it will be for those who are wealthy to enter the kingdom of God!"

A Conservative Version

And Jesus having looked around, he says to his disciples, How difficultly those who have riches will enter into the kingdom of God.

American Standard Version

And Jesus looked round about, and saith unto his disciples, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!

Amplified

Jesus looked around and said to His disciples, “How difficult it will be for those who are wealthy [and cling to possessions and status as security] to enter the kingdom of God!”

An Understandable Version

Then Jesus looked around Him and said to His disciples, "How difficult it is for rich people to enter the kingdom of God "

Anderson New Testament

And Jesus looked around, and said to his disciples: With what difficulty will those who have riches enter into the kingdom of God!

Bible in Basic English

And Jesus, looking round about, said to his disciples, How hard it is for those who have wealth to come into the kingdom of God!

Common New Testament

Then Jesus looked around and said to his disciples, "How hard it is for those who have riches to enter the kingdom of God!"

Daniel Mace New Testament

then Jesus looking round about, said to his disciples, how difficult a thing is it for those who have riches to enter into the gospel kingdom!

Darby Translation

And Jesus looking around says to his disciples, How difficultly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!

Godbey New Testament

And Jesus looking around, says to His disciples; How hardly shall those having riches enter into the kingdom of God!

Goodspeed New Testament

And Jesus looked around and said to his disciples, "How hard it will be for those who have money to enter the Kingdom of God!"

John Wesley New Testament

And Jesus looking round said to his disciples, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God?

Julia Smith Translation

And Jesus having looked round, said to his disciples, With what difficulty shall they having property enter into the kingdom of God

King James 2000

And Jesus looked round about, and said unto his disciples, How hard for those that have riches to enter into the kingdom of God!

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Jesus looked around [and] said to his disciples, "How {difficult it is for} those who possess wealth to enter into the kingdom of God!"

Modern King James verseion

And Jesus looked around and said to His disciples, How hardly those having riches will enter into the kingdom of God!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Jesus looked round about, and said unto his disciples, "What a hard thing it is for them that have riches enter into the kingdom of God."

Moffatt New Testament

Jesus looked round and said to his disciples, "How difficult it is for those who have money to get into the Realm of God!"

Montgomery New Testament

Then Jesus looked round on his disciples and said, "How hard it is for those who have wealth to enter into the kingdom of God!"

NET Bible

Then Jesus looked around and said to his disciples, "How hard it is for the rich to enter the kingdom of God!"

New Heart English Bible

Jesus looked around, and said to his disciples, "How difficult it is for those who have riches to enter into the Kingdom of God."

Noyes New Testament

And Jesus, looking round, saith to his disciples, How hardly shall they who have riches enter the kingdom t of God!

Sawyer New Testament

And Jesus looking around said to his disciples, With what difficulty shall those having riches enter into the kingdom of God!

The Emphasized Bible

And, looking around, Jesus saith unto his disciples - With what difficulty, shall, they who have money, enter, into the kingdom of God!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And Jesus looking round, said to his disciples, How difficultly shall they who have riches enter into the kingdom of God!

Twentieth Century New Testament

Then Jesus looked round, and said to his disciples: "How hard it will be for men of wealth to enter the Kingdom of God!"

Webster

And Jesus looked around, and saith to his disciples, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!

Weymouth New Testament

Then looking round on His disciples Jesus said, "With how hard a struggle will the possessors of riches enter the Kingdom of God!"

Williams New Testament

Then Jesus looked around and said to His disciples, "How hard it will be for those who have money to get into the kingdom of God!"

World English Bible

Jesus looked around, and said to his disciples, "How difficult it is for those who have riches to enter into the Kingdom of God!"

Worrell New Testament

And, looking around, Jesus saith to His disciples, "With what difficulty shall those who have riches enter into the Kingdom of God!"

Worsley New Testament

And Jesus looking round about saith to his disciples, How difficultly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jesus having looked round, saith to his disciples, 'How hardly shall they who have riches enter into the reign of God!'

Interlinear

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

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

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

περιβλέπω 
Periblepo 
Usage: 7

and saith
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

his

Usage: 0

μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

How
πῶς 
Pos 
Usage: 65

δυσκόλως 
Duskolos 
Usage: 0

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

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

Context Readings

A Rich Young Man

22 But at these words he was saddened, and he went away grieving, for he was one who owned much property. 23 And Jesus, looking around, *said to His disciples, How hard it will be for those who are wealthy to enter the kingdom of God!” 24 The disciples were amazed at His words. But Jesus *answered again and *said to them, “Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God!


Cross References

Mark 3:5

After looking around at them with anger, grieved at their hardness of heart, He *said to the man, “Stretch out your hand.” And he stretched it out, and his hand was restored.

1 Corinthians 1:26

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

Matthew 18:3

and said, “Truly I say to you, unless you are converted and become like children, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 19:23-26

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 5:32

And He looked around to see the woman who had done this.

Mark 10:15

Truly I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child will not enter it at all.”

Luke 18:24

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

John 3:5

Jesus answered, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

James 2:5

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 4:4

You adulteresses, do you not know that friendship with the world is hostility toward God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.

2 Peter 1:11

for in this way the entrance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will be abundantly supplied to you.

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