Parallel Verses

King James 2000

No man also sews a piece of new cloth on an old garment: else the new piece that filled it up tears away from the old, and the tear is made worse.

New American Standard Bible

"No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment; otherwise the patch pulls away from it, the new from the old, and a worse tear results.

King James Version

No man also seweth a piece of new cloth on an old garment: else the new piece that filled it up taketh away from the old, and the rent is made worse.

Holman Bible

No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment. Otherwise, the new patch pulls away from the old cloth, and a worse tear is made.

International Standard Version

"No one patches an old garment with a piece of unshrunk cloth. If he does, the patch pulls away from it the new from the old and a worse tear is made.

A Conservative Version

And no man sews a new patch of cloth on an old garment, otherwise the patch of it pulls away, the new from the old, and a tear becomes worse.

American Standard Version

No man seweth a piece of undressed cloth on an old garment: else that which should fill it up taketh from it, the new from the old, and a worse rent is made.

Amplified

No one sews a patch of unshrunken (new) goods on an old garment; if he does, the patch tears away from it, the new from the old, and the rent (tear) becomes bigger and worse [than it was before].

An Understandable Version

"No one sows a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment, because what was supposed to cover the hole [actually] makes it larger. The new [piece of cloth] tears away from the old one and the hole is made worse.

Anderson New Testament

No one sews a patch of new cloth on an old garment; if so, the new piece which fills it up, takes from the old, and a worse rent is made.

Bible in Basic English

No man puts a bit of new cloth on an old coat: or the new, by pulling away from the old, makes a worse hole.

Common New Testament

"No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment; if he does, the new piece will pull away from the old, and the tear is made worse.

Daniel Mace New Testament

indeed no man ever sews a piece of new cloth on an old garment: because the new piece that is patch'd on, draws the old, and rends it still worse.

Darby Translation

No one sews a patch of new cloth on an old garment: otherwise its new filling-up takes from the old stuff, and there is a worse rent.

Godbey New Testament

No one putteth a piece of new cloth on an old garment: lest the new take its fullness from the old, and the rent is made worse.

Goodspeed New Testament

No one sews a patch of unshrunken cloth on an old coat; or if he does, the patch tears away, the new from the old, and makes the hole worse than ever.

John Wesley New Testament

No man seweth a piece of new cloth on an old garment: else the new piece that filleth it up taketh away from the old, and the rent is made worse.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

No one mends an old garment with a new piece of cloth, or else the new piece that filled it up tears away from the old, and the rent is made worse.

Julia Smith Translation

And none sews a piece of uncombed fragment upon an old garment; and lest its new filling-up take away from the old, and the splitting be worse.

Lexham Expanded Bible

No one sews a patch of unshrunken cloth on an old garment. {Otherwise} the patch pulls away from it--the new from the old--and the tear becomes worse.

Modern King James verseion

And no one sews a patch of new cloth on an old garment, else it takes away from its fullness, the new from the old, and a worse tear occurs.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Also no man seweth a piece of new cloth unto an old garment, for then taketh he away the new piece from the old, and so is the rent worse.

Moffatt New Testament

No one stitches a piece of undressed cloth on an old coat, otherwise the patch breaks away, the new from the old, and the tear is made worse:

Montgomery New Testament

No one ever sews a piece of unshrunk cloth onto an old garment, otherwise the patch tears away from it??he new from the old??nd a worse tear is made.

NET Bible

No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment; otherwise, the patch pulls away from it, the new from the old, and the tear becomes worse.

New Heart English Bible

No one sews a piece of unshrunk cloth on an old garment, or else the patch shrinks and the new tears away from the old, and a worse hole is made.

Noyes New Testament

No one seweth a patch of undressed cloth on an old garment; for the new piece teareth away from the old garment, and a worse rent is made.

Sawyer New Testament

No one sews a piece of undressed cloth on an old garment; if he does the new piece takes away its fullness from the old, and the rent is made worse.

The Emphasized Bible

No one, seweth a patch of unshrunk cloth upon an old mantle, - otherwise, at least, the shrinking teareth away from it - the new from the old - and, a worse rent is made.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And no man seweth on a patch of cloth undressed upon an old garment: but if otherwise, the new piece supplied taketh away from the old, and the rent is made worse.

Twentieth Century New Testament

No man ever sews a piece of unshrunk cloth on an old garment; if he does, the patch tears away from it--the new from the old-- and a worse rent is made.

Webster

No man also seweth a piece of new cloth on an old garment: else the new piece that filled it up, taketh away from the old, and the rent is made worse.

Weymouth New Testament

No one mends an old garment with a piece of unshrunk cloth. Otherwise, the patch put on would tear away from it--the new from the old--and a worse hole would be made.

Williams New Testament

No one sews a patch of brand-new goods on an old coat; or, if he does, the patch tears away, the new from the old, and the hole becomes bigger than ever.

World English Bible

No one sews a piece of unshrunk cloth on an old garment, or else the patch shrinks and the new tears away from the old, and a worse hole is made.

Worrell New Testament

No one sews a piece of unshrunk cloth on an old garment; else the patch takes from it, the new from the old, and a worse rent is made.

Worsley New Testament

No man seweth a piece of new cloth on an old garment; otherwise, it's new patch teareth from the old, and the rent is made worse:

Youngs Literal Translation

And no one a patch of undressed cloth doth sew on an old garment, and if not -- the new filling it up doth take from the old and the rent doth become worse;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
Usage: 160


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

ἐπιῤῥάπτω 
Epirrhapto 
sew
Usage: 0

a piece
ἐπίβλημα 
Epiblema 
Usage: 0

of new
G46
ἄγναφος 
Agnaphos 
new
Usage: 0

ῥάκος 
Rhakos 
Usage: 0

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

an
ἱμάτιον 
himation 
Usage: 44

old
παλαιός 
Palaios 
Usage: 8

ἱμάτιον 
himation 
Usage: 44

εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

the new piece
καινός 
Kainos 
new
Usage: 24

πλήρωμα 
Pleroma 
Usage: 14

it

Usage: 0

up
πλήρωμα 
Pleroma 
Usage: 14

αἴρω 
Airo 
take up, take away, take, away with, lift up, bear,
Usage: 52

the old
παλαιός 
Palaios 
Usage: 8

and

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

the rent
σχίσμα 
Schisma 
Usage: 6

is made
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

Context Readings

On Fasting

20 But the days will come, when the bridegroom shall be taken away from them, and then shall they fast in those days. 21  No man also sews a piece of new cloth on an old garment: else the new piece that filled it up tears away from the old, and the tear is made worse. 22 And no man puts new wine into old wineskins: else the new wine does burst the wineskins, and the wine is spilled, and the wineskins will be ruined: but new wine must be put into new wineskins.


Cross References

Psalm 103:13-15

Like as a father pities his children, so the LORD pities them that fear him.

Isaiah 57:16

For I will not contend forever, neither will I be always angry: for the spirit should fail before me, and the souls which I have made.

Matthew 9:16

No man puts a piece of new cloth onto an old garment, for that which is put on to fill it up takes from the garment, and the tear is made worse.

1 Corinthians 10:13

There has no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted above that you are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that you may be able to bear it.

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