Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And the disciples were amazed at his words. And Jesus again answering says to them, Children, how difficult it is that those who trust in riches should enter into the kingdom of God!

New American Standard Bible

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!

King James Version

And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answereth again, and saith unto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God!

Holman Bible

But the disciples were astonished at His words. Again Jesus said to them, "Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God!

International Standard Version

The disciples were startled by these words, but Jesus told them again, "Children, how hard it is for those who trust in their wealth to get into the kingdom of God!

A Conservative Version

And the disciples were astonished at his words. But again having answered, Jesus says to them, Children, how difficult it is for those who trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God.

American Standard Version

And the disciples were amazed at his words. But Jesus answereth again, and saith unto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God!

Amplified

And the disciples were amazed and bewildered and perplexed at His words. But Jesus said to them again, Children, how hard it is for those who trust (place their confidence, their sense of safety) in riches to enter the kingdom of God!

An Understandable Version

And His disciples were amazed at what He said. But Jesus spoke to them again and said, "How difficult it is [for anyone] to enter the kingdom of God

Anderson New Testament

And his disciples were amazed at his words. But Jesus, answering again, said to them: Children, how hard it is for those who trust in riches to enter the kingdom of God!

Bible in Basic English

And the disciples were full of wonder at his words. But Jesus said to them again, Children, how hard it is for those who put faith in wealth to come into the kingdom of God!

Common New Testament

And the disciples were amazed at his words. But Jesus said to them again, "Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God!

Daniel Mace New Testament

at this expression the disciples were much surpriz'd. but Jesus reassum'd the discourse, and said, how difficult a thing is it for those, who place their trust in riches, to enter into the divine kingdom?

Godbey New Testament

And the disciples were astonished at His words, and Jesus again responding, says to them, Children, how difficult it is to enter into the kingdom of God!

Goodspeed New Testament

But the disciples were amazed at what he said. And Jesus said to them again, "My children, how hard it is to enter the Kingdom of God!

John Wesley New Testament

And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answering again saith to them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches, to enter into the kingdom of God?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answered again and said unto them, Children, how hard is it for those that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God!

Julia Smith Translation

And his disciples were amazed at his words. And Jesus again having answered, says to them, How difficult, children, is it for those trusting in property to enter into the kingdom of God!

King James 2000

And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answered again, and said unto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God!

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the disciples were astounded at his words. But Jesus answered [and] said to them again, "Children, how difficult it is to enter into the kingdom of God!

Modern King James verseion

And the disciples were astonished at His words. But Jesus answering again said to them, Children, how hard it is for those who trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And his disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answered again, and said unto them, "Children: how hard is it for them, that trust in their riches, to enter into the kingdom of God?

Moffatt New Testament

The disciples were amazed at what he said; so he repeated, "My sons, how difficult it is [for those who rely on money] to get into the Realm of God!

Montgomery New Testament

The disciples were amazed at his words. Jesus looked around and said again to them.

NET Bible

The disciples were astonished at these words. But again Jesus said to them, "Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God!

New Heart English Bible

The disciples were amazed at his words. But Jesus answered again, "Children, how hard is it to enter into the Kingdom of God.

Noyes New Testament

And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answering again saith to them, Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God!

Sawyer New Testament

And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answered again and said to them, Children, with what difficulty shall those who trust in riches enter into the kingdom of God!

The Emphasized Bible

And, the disciples, were in amazement, because of the words. But, Jesus, again answering, saith unto them - Children! how difficult, it is, to enter, into the kingdom of God!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then his disciples were astonished at these words. But Jesus again addressing them, said unto them, Children, how difficult is it for those who trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God!

Twentieth Century New Testament

The disciples were amazed at his words. But Jesus said again: "My children, how hard a thing it is to enter the Kingdom of God!

Webster

And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answereth again, and saith to them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God!

Weymouth New Testament

The disciples were amazed at His words. Jesus, however, said again, "Children, how hard a struggle is it for those who trust in riches to enter the Kingdom of God!

Williams New Testament

His disciples were startled at this statement. But Jesus again said to them as He continued the topic, "My children, how hard it is to get into the kingdom of God!

World English Bible

The disciples were amazed at his words. But Jesus answered again, "Children, how hard is it for those who trust in riches to enter into the Kingdom of God!

Worrell New Testament

And the disciples were astonished at His words. But Jesus, again answering, saith to them, "Children, how difficult it is [for those who trust in riches] to enter into the Kingdom of God!

Worsley New Testament

And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus repeating it, saith unto them, Children, how hard is it for them, that trust in riches, to enter into the kingdom of God!

Youngs Literal Translation

And the disciples were astonished at his words, and Jesus again answering saith to them, 'Children, how hard is it to those trusting on the riches to enter into the reign of God!

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

the disciples
μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

θαμβέω 
Thambeo 
Usage: 4

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

his

Usage: 0

λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

πάλιν 
Palin 
Usage: 120

and saith
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045


Usage: 0

τέκνον 
Teknon 
Usage: 69

how
πῶς 
Pos 
Usage: 65

δύσκολος 
Duskolos 
Usage: 0

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

πείθω 
Peitho 
Usage: 52

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

χρῆμα 
Chrema 
Usage: 4

to enter
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

Hastings

Context Readings

A Rich Young Man

23 And Jesus looking around says to his disciples, How difficultly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God! 24 And the disciples were amazed at his words. And Jesus again answering says to them, Children, how difficult it is that those who trust in riches should enter into the kingdom of God! 25 It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.


Cross References

Psalm 52:7

Behold the man that made not God his strength, but put confidence in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his avarice.

Proverbs 11:28

He that trusteth in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a leaf.

John 13:33

Children, yet a little while I am with you. Ye shall seek me; and, as I said to the Jews, Where I go ye cannot come, I say to you also now.

John 21:5

Jesus therefore says to them, Children, have ye anything to eat? They answered him, No.

1 Timothy 6:17

Enjoin on those rich in the present age not to be high-minded, nor to trust on the uncertainty of riches; but in the God who affords us all things richly for our enjoyment;

Job 31:24-25

If I have made gold my hope, or said to the fine gold, My confidence!

Psalm 17:14

From men who are thy hand, O Jehovah, from men of this age: their portion is in this life, and their belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure; they have their fill of sons, and leave the rest of their substance to their children.

Psalm 49:6-7

They depend upon their wealth, and boast themselves in the abundance of their riches. ...

Psalm 62:10

Put not confidence in oppression, and become not vain in robbery; if wealth increase, set not your heart upon it.

Proverbs 18:11

The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as a high wall in his own imagination.

Proverbs 23:5

wilt thou set thine eyes upon it, it is gone; for indeed it maketh itself wings and it flieth away as an eagle towards the heavens.

Jeremiah 9:23

Thus saith Jehovah: Let not the wise glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty glory in his might; let not the rich glory in his riches:

Ezekiel 28:4-5

by thy wisdom and by thine understanding thou hast gotten thee riches, and hast gotten gold and silver into thy treasures;

Habakkuk 2:9

Woe to him that getteth iniquitous gain to his house, that he may set his nest on high, that he may be delivered from the grasp of evil!

Zephaniah 1:18

their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them, in the day of Jehovah's wrath; but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy: for a full end, yea, a sudden end, shall he make of all them that dwell in the land.

Matthew 19:25

And when the disciples heard it they were exceedingly astonished, saying, Who then can be saved?

Luke 12:16-21

And he spoke a parable to them, saying, The land of a certain rich man brought forth abundantly.

Luke 16:14

And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things, and mocked him.

Luke 18:26-27

And those who heard it said, And who can be saved?

John 6:60

Many therefore of his disciples having heard it said, This word is hard; who can hear it?

Galatians 4:19

my children, of whom I again travail in birth until Christ shall have been formed in you:

James 5:1-3

Go to now, ye rich, weep, howling over your miseries that are coming upon you.

1 John 2:1

My children, these things I write to you in order that ye may not sin; and if any one sin, we have a patron with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous;

1 John 4:4

Ye are of God, children, and have overcome them, because greater is he that is in you than he that is in the world.

1 John 5:21

Children, keep yourselves from idols.

Revelation 3:17

Because thou sayest, I am rich, and am grown rich, and have need of nothing, and knowest not that thou art the wretched and the miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked;

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