Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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.”

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God.”

International Standard Version

It's easier for a camel to squeeze through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to get into the kingdom of God."

A Conservative Version

It is easier for a camel to go through the hole of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

American Standard Version

It is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

Amplified

It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man [who places his faith in wealth or status] to enter the kingdom of God.”

An Understandable Version

It is [actually] easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God."

Anderson New Testament

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.

Bible in Basic English

It is simpler for a camel to go through a needle's eye, than for a man of wealth to come into the kingdom of God.

Common New Testament

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."

Daniel Mace New Testament

it is easier for a cable to pass thro' the eye of a needle, than for such a rich man to enter into the divine kingdom.

Darby Translation

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.

Godbey New Testament

It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to go into the kingdom of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

It is easier for a camel to get through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to get into the Kingdom of God!"

John Wesley New Testament

It is easier for a camel to go thro' the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

Julia Smith Translation

It is easier labor for a camel to come through the hole of a needle, than for a rich one to come into the kingdom of God.

King James 2000

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

It is easier [for] a camel to go through the eye of a needle than [for] a rich person to enter into the kingdom of God."

Modern King James verseion

It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich one to enter into the kingdom of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of an needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God."

Moffatt New Testament

It is easier for a camel to get through a needle's eye than for a rich man to get into the Realm of God."

Montgomery New Testament

"My sons, how hard it is for those who trust in money to enter the kingdom of God. It is easier for a camel to get through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven."

NET Bible

It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God."

New Heart English Bible

It is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye than for a rich man to enter into the Kingdom of God."

Noyes New Testament

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.

Sawyer New Testament

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of the needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

The Emphasized Bible

It is, easier, for a camel, through the eye of a needle, to pass, than for, a rich man, into the kingdom of God, to enter.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

It is easier for a camel to get through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of God."

Webster

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.

Weymouth New Testament

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."

Williams New Testament

It is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye than for a rich man to get into the kingdom of God."

World English Bible

It is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye than for a rich man to enter into the Kingdom of God."

Worrell New Testament

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."

Worsley New Testament

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

It is easier for a camel through the eye of the needle to enter, than for a rich man to enter into the reign of God.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
It is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

εὐκοπώτερος 
Eukopoteros 
Usage: 0

κάμηλος 
Kamelos 
Usage: 2

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

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

the eye
τρυμαλιά 
Trumalia 
eye
Usage: 0

of a needle
ῥαφίς 
Rhaphis 
Usage: 0

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

πλούσιος 
Plousios 
Usage: 15

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

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

A Rich Young Man

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! 25 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.” 26 They were even more astonished and said to Him, “Then who can be saved?”


Cross References

Jeremiah 13:23

Can the Ethiopian change his skin
Or the leopard his spots?
Then you also can do good
Who are accustomed to doing evil.

Matthew 7:3-5

Why do you look at the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye?

Matthew 19:24-25

Again I say to you, 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.”

Matthew 23:24

You blind guides, who strain out a gnat and swallow a camel!

Luke 18:25

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.”

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