Parallel Verses

Amplified

If a kingdom is divided [split into factions and rebelling] against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

New American Standard Bible

If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

King James Version

And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

Holman Bible

If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

International Standard Version

If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

A Conservative Version

And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

American Standard Version

And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

An Understandable Version

And if a kingdom is plagued by internal division, it will never survive.

Anderson New Testament

And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom can not stand.

Bible in Basic English

If there is division in a kingdom, that kingdom will come to destruction;

Common New Testament

If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

Daniel Mace New Testament

if a kingdom be divided against it self, that kingdom cannot last.

Darby Translation

And if a kingdom has become divided against itself, that kingdom cannot subsist.

Godbey New Testament

And if a kingdom may be divided against itself, that kingdom is not able to stand,

Goodspeed New Testament

If a kingdom is disunited, that kingdom cannot last.

John Wesley New Testament

If a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

Julia Smith Translation

And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

King James 2000

And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And if a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom is not able to stand.

Modern King James verseion

And if a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For if a realm be divided against itself, that realm cannot endure.

Moffatt New Testament

If a realm is divided against itself, that realm cannot stand:

Montgomery New Testament

If a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand;

NET Bible

If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom will not be able to stand.

New Heart English Bible

And if a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

Noyes New Testament

And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand;

Sawyer New Testament

And if a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand;

The Emphasized Bible

And, if a kingdom against itself be divided, that kingdom cannot be made to stand;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Even if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand:

Twentieth Century New Testament

When a kingdom is divided against itself, it cannot last;

Webster

And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

Weymouth New Testament

For if civil war breaks out in a kingdom, nothing can make that kingdom last;

Williams New Testament

If a kingdom is disunited, that kingdom cannot last.

World English Bible

If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

Worrell New Testament

And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

Worsley New Testament

If a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand:

Youngs Literal Translation

and if a kingdom against itself be divided, that kingdom cannot be made to stand;

Interlinear

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

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

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

be divided
μερίζω 
merizo 
Usage: 8

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

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

ἐκεῖνος 
Ekeinos 
that, those, he, the same, they,
Usage: 148

βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

References

Hastings

Context Readings

A House Divided Cannot Stand

23 So He called them to Himself and spoke to them in parables, “How can Satan drive out Satan? 24 If a kingdom is divided [split into factions and rebelling] against itself, that kingdom cannot stand. 25 And if a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand.


Cross References

Judges 9:23-57

Then God sent an evil spirit between Abimelech and the leaders of Shechem; and the leaders of Shechem acted treacherously against Abimelech,

Judges 12:1-6

The men of [the tribe of] Ephraim were summoned [to action], and they crossed over to Zaphon and said to Jephthah, “Why did you cross over to fight with the Ammonites without calling us to go with you? [For that] we will burn your house down upon you.”

2 Samuel 20:1

There happened to be there a worthless and wicked man named Sheba the son of Bichri, a Benjamite. He blew a trumpet [to call Israel to revolt] and said,“We have no portion in David
And no inheritance in the son of Jesse,
Every man to his tents, O Israel!”

2 Samuel 20:6

And David said to Abishai [his nephew], “Now Sheba the son of Bichri will do us more harm than Absalom did. Take your lord’s servants and pursue him, so that he does not find fortified cities for himself and escape from our sight.”

1 Kings 12:16-20

So when all [the ten northern tribes of] Israel saw that the king did not listen to them, the people replied to the king, saying,“What portion do we have in David?
We have no inheritance in the son of Jesse;
To your tents, O Israel!
Look now after your own house, David!”
Then Israel went back to their tents.

Isaiah 9:20-21


They slice off [in discord] what is on the right hand but are still hungry,
And they eat what is on the left hand but they are not satisfied;
Each eats the flesh of his own arm.

Isaiah 19:2-3


“So I will provoke Egyptians against Egyptians;
And they will fight, each one against his brother and each one against his neighbor,
City against city, kingdom against kingdom.

Ezekiel 37:22

and I will make them one nation in the land, on the mountains of Israel; and one king will be king over all of them; and they will no longer be two nations, and will no longer be divided into two kingdoms.

Zechariah 11:14

Then I broke my second staff, Union, into pieces to break the brotherhood between Judah (the Southern Kingdom) and Israel (the Northern Kingdom).

John 17:21

that they all may be one; just as You, Father, are in Me and I in You, that they also may be one in Us, so that the world may believe [without any doubt] that You sent Me.

1 Corinthians 1:10-13

But I urge you, believers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you be in full agreement in what you say, and that there be no divisions or factions among you, but that you be perfectly united in your way of thinking and in your judgment [about matters of the faith].

Ephesians 4:3-6

Make every effort to keep the oneness of the Spirit in the bond of peace [each individual working together to make the whole successful].

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