Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

And he was saying unto them - Be taking heed what ye are hearing: - with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured unto you, and added unto you;

New American Standard Bible

And He was saying to them, “Take care what you listen to. By your standard of measure it will be measured to you; and more will be given you besides.

King James Version

And he said unto them, Take heed what ye hear: with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you: and unto you that hear shall more be given.

Holman Bible

Then He said to them, “Pay attention to what you hear. By the measure you use, it will be measured and added to you.

International Standard Version

He went on to say to them, "Pay attention to what you're hearing! You will be evaluated by the same standard with which you do your evaluating, and still more will be given to you,

A Conservative Version

And he said to them, Watch what ye hear. By what measure ye measure, it will be measured to you, and to those who hear, it will be added to you.

American Standard Version

And he said unto them, Take heed what ye hear: with what measure ye mete it shall be measured unto you; and more shall be given unto you.

Amplified

Then He said to them, “Pay attention to what you hear. By your own standard of measurement [that is, to the extent that you study spiritual truth and apply godly wisdom] it will be measured to you [and you will be given even greater ability to respond]—and more will be given to you besides.

An Understandable Version

And He said to them, "Pay attention to what you are hearing from me. The standard you use in giving [to others] is the standard they will use on you, with even more added.

Anderson New Testament

And he said to them: Take heed how you hear; with what measure you measure, it shall be measured to you; and to you that hear, more shall be given;

Bible in Basic English

And he said to them, Take care what you give ear to: in the same measure as you give you will get, and more will be given to you.

Common New Testament

Then he said to them, "Take heed what you hear. With the measure you use, it will be measured to you; and more will be given you.

Daniel Mace New Testament

And consider, said he, how you hear; for in proportion as you weigh what is communicated to you, new light shall be given:

Darby Translation

And he said to them, Take heed what ye hear; with what measure ye mete, it shall be meted to you; and there shall be more added to you.

Godbey New Testament

And He said to them. See what you hear: with what measure you measure it shall be measured unto you: and it shall be added unto you who hear.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Take care what you hear," he said to them. "The measure you give will be given to you, and even more besides.

John Wesley New Testament

And he said to them, Take heed what ye hear. With what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you, and to you that hear, shall more be given.

Julia Smith Translation

And he said to them, See ye how ye hear: with what measure ye measure, shall be measured to you: and to you hearing, shall be added.

King James 2000

And he said unto them, Take heed what you hear: with what measure you measure, it shall be measured to you: and unto you that hear shall more be given.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said to them, "Take care what you hear! With the measure by which you measure out, it will be measured out to you, and will be added to you.

Modern King James verseion

And He said to them, Take heed what you hear. With that measure which you measure, it shall be measured to you. And to you who hear, more shall be given.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said unto them, "Take heed what ye hear. With what measure ye mete, with the same shall it be measured unto you again. And unto you that hear, shall more be given.

Moffatt New Testament

Also he said to them, "Take care what you hear; the measure you deal out to others will be dealt out to yourselves, and you will receive extra.

Montgomery New Testament

And he said to them. "Take heed what you hear. With what measure you measure it will be measured to you, and more will be given to you.

NET Bible

And he said to them, "Take care about what you hear. The measure you use will be the measure you receive, and more will be added to you.

New Heart English Bible

And he said to them, "Take heed what you hear. With whatever measure you measure, it will be measured to you, and more will be given to you.

Noyes New Testament

And he said to them, Take heed what ye hear. With what measure ye mete, it will be measured to you, and more will be added to you.

Sawyer New Testament

And he said to them, Consider what you hear. With what measure you measure it shall be measured to you, and more shall be given you.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And he said unto them, Take heed what ye hear: with the measure ye mete, shall it be measured back to you; and something over shall be given to you that hear.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Take care what you listen to," said Jesus. "The measure you mete will be meted out to you, and more will be added for you.

Webster

And he said to them, Take heed what ye hear: With the measure which ye give, it shall be measured to you: and to you that hear shall more be given.

Weymouth New Testament

He also said to them, "Take care what you hear. With what measure you measure, it will be measured to you, and that with interest.

Williams New Testament

And He was saying to them: "Take care what you hear. The measure you give will come back to you, and more besides.

World English Bible

He said to them, "Take heed what you hear. With whatever measure you measure, it will be measured to you, and more will be given to you who hear.

Worrell New Testament

And He said to them, "Take heed what ye hear. With what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you; and more will be added.

Worsley New Testament

And mind what ye hear: for with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you; and more shall be imparted to you that are observant:

Youngs Literal Translation

And he said to them, 'Take heed what ye hear; in what measure ye measure, it shall be measured to you; and to you who hear it shall be added;

Interlinear

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

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

he said
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045


Usage: 0

βλέπω 
Blepo 
Usage: 85

τίς 
Tis 
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 344
Usage: 980

ye hear
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

with
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

μέτρον 
metron 
Usage: 8

ye mete
μετρέω 
metreo 
Usage: 6

it shall be measured
μετρέω 
metreo 
Usage: 6

to you
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

and

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

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

References

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Lamp

23 If any one hath ears to hear, let him hear. 24 And he was saying unto them - Be taking heed what ye are hearing: - with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured unto you, and added unto you; 25 For, he that hath, it shall be given, unto him, and, he that hath not, even what he hath, shall be taken from him.


Cross References

Matthew 7:2

For, with what judgment ye judge, shall ye be judged, - and, with what measure ye mete, shall it be measured unto you.

Proverbs 19:27

Cease, my son, to hear instruction that would cause thee to wander from the sayings of knowledge.

Isaiah 55:3

Incline your ear, and come unto me, Hearken, That your soul, may live, - That I may solemnise for you a covenant age-abiding, The Lovingkindness to David, well-assured.

Mark 9:7

And there came a cloud, overshadowing them, and there came a voice, out of the cloud, - This is, my Son, the Beloved, Be hearkening unto him.

Luke 6:37-38

And do not judge, and in nowise shall ye be judged; and do not condemn, and in nowise shall ye be condemned; release, and ye shall be released;

Luke 8:18

Be taking heed therefore how ye hear; for, whosoever shall have, it shall be given unto him; and, whosoever shall not have, even what he seemeth to have, shall be taken from him.

John 5:25

Verily, verily, I say unto you: There cometh an hour, and now is, when, the dead, shall hearken unto the voice of the Son of God, and, they who have hearkened, shall live.

John 10:16

And, other sheep, have I, which are not of this fold: those also, I must needs bring, and, unto my voice, will they hearken, and there shall come to be, One flock, One shepherd.

John 10:27

My sheep, unto my voice, hearken, - and, I, know, them, and they follow me, -

Acts 17:11

and, these, were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they welcomed the word with all readiness of mind, daily, searching the Scriptures, - whether these things could be so.

2 Corinthians 9:6

As to this, however, he that soweth sparingly, sparingly, also shall reap, and, he that soweth with blessings, with blessings, also shall reap:

Hebrews 2:1

For this cause, it behoveth us, with unwonted firmness, to be holding fast unto the things that have been heard, lest, at any time, we drift away.

1 Peter 2:2

As new-born babes, for the pure milk that is for the mind, eagerly crave, that, thereby, ye may grow unto salvation: -

2 Peter 2:1-3

But there arose false-prophets also among the people, as, among you also, there shall be, false-teachers, - men who will stealthily bring in destructive parties, even the Master that bought them, denying, bringing upon themselves speedy destruction;

1 John 4:1

Beloved! not in every spirit, believe ye, but test the spirits, whether they are, of God; because, many false prophets, have gone out into the world.

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