Mark 7:7



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'BUT IN VAIN DO THEY WORSHIP ME, TEACHING AS DOCTRINES THE PRECEPTS OF MEN.'

King James Version

Howbeit in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.

International Standard Version

Their worship of me is worthless, because they teach human rules as doctrines.'

A Conservative Version

But in vain they worship me, teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.

American Standard Version

But in vain do they worship me, Teaching as their doctrines the precepts of men.

Amplified

In vain (fruitlessly and without profit) do they worship Me, ordering and teaching [to be obeyed] as doctrines the commandments and precepts of men.

An Understandable Version

They are worshiping me for nothing because they are teaching principles which are [merely] the requirements of men.'

Anderson New Testament

In vain do they worship me, teaching precepts, the commandments of men.

Bible in Basic English

But their worship is to no purpose, while they give as their teaching the rules of men.

Common New Testament

In vain they worship me, teaching as doctrines the precepts of men.'

Daniel Mace New Testament

in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the institutions of men."

Darby Translation

But in vain do they worship me, teaching as their teachings commandments of men.

Godbey New Testament

In vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.

Goodspeed New Testament

But their worship of me is all in vain, For the lessons they teach are but human precepts.'

Holman Bible

They worship Me in vain, teaching as doctrines the commands of men.

John Wesley New Testament

But in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Howbeit in vain do they honor me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.

Julia Smith Translation

And in vain they revere me, teaching doctrines the commands of men.

King James 2000

But in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they worship me in vain, teaching [as] doctrines the commandments of men.'

Modern King James verseion

However, they worship Me in vain, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

In vain they worship me, teaching doctrines which are nothing but the commandments of men,

Moffatt New Testament

vain is their worship of me, for the doctrines they teach are but human precepts.

Montgomery New Testament

But in vain do they worship me, For their teaching is only human precepts.'"

NET Bible

They worship me in vain, teaching as doctrine the commandments of men.'

New Heart English Bible

But in vain do they worship me, teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.'

New simplified Bible

They worship me in vain teaching as doctrines the commands of men.'

Noyes New Testament

But in vain do they worship me, teaching as doctrines the commandments of men."

Sawyer New Testament

but in vain do they worship me, teaching for teachings the commandments of men;

The Emphasized Bible

But, in vain, do they pay devotions unto me, teaching for teachings, the commandments of men;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now vainly do they worship me, while teaching doctrines the commandments of men."

Twentieth Century New Testament

But vainly do they worship me, For they teach but the precepts of men.'

Webster

But, in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.

Weymouth New Testament

But idle is their devotion while they lay down precepts which are mere human rules.'

Williams New Testament

Their worship of me is but an empty show; the things they teach are but men's precepts.'

World English Bible

But in vain do they worship me, teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.'

Worrell New Testament

But in vain do they worship Me, teaching as their doctrines the precepts of men.

Worsley New Testament

and in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the injunctions of men.

Youngs Literal Translation

and in vain do they worship Me, teaching teachings, commands of men;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

in vain
μάτην 
Maten 
in vain
Usage: 0

σέβομαι 
Sebomai 
Usage: 8

me
μέ 
me 
me , I , my , not tr
Usage: 122

διδάσκω 
Didasko 
Usage: 82

διδασκαλία 
Didaskalia 
Usage: 19

ἔνταλμα 
Entalma 
Usage: 1

Context Readings

Human Traditions And God's Commandments

6 And He said to them, "Rightly did Isaiah prophesy of you hypocrites, as it is written: 'THIS PEOPLE HONORS ME WITH THEIR LIPS, BUT THEIR HEART IS FAR AWAY FROM ME. 7 'BUT IN VAIN DO THEY WORSHIP ME, TEACHING AS DOCTRINES THE PRECEPTS OF MEN.' 8 "Neglecting the commandment of God, you hold to the tradition of men."


Cross References

Matthew 6:7

"And when you are praying, do not use meaningless repetition as the Gentiles do, for they suppose that they will be heard for their many words.

Colossians 2:22

(which all refer to things destined to perish with use)--in accordance with the commandments and teachings of men?

Deuteronomy 12:32

"Whatever I command you, you shall be careful to do; you shall not add to nor take away from it.

1 Samuel 12:21

"You must not turn aside, for then you would go after futile things which can not profit or deliver, because they are futile.

Isaiah 29:13

Then the Lord said, "Because this people draw near with their words And honor Me with their lip service, But they remove their hearts far from Me, And their reverence for Me consists of tradition learned by rote,

Malachi 3:14

"You have said, 'It is vain to serve God; and what profit is it that we have kept His charge, and that we have walked in mourning before the LORD of hosts?

Matthew 15:9

'BUT IN VAIN DO THEY WORSHIP ME, TEACHING AS DOCTRINES THE PRECEPTS OF MEN.'"

1 Corinthians 15:14

and if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is vain, your faith also is vain.

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.

1 Timothy 4:1-3

But the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,

Titus 3:9

But avoid foolish controversies and genealogies and strife and disputes about the Law, for they are unprofitable and worthless.

James 1:26

If anyone thinks himself to be religious, and yet does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this man's religion is worthless.

James 2:20

But are you willing to recognize, you foolish fellow, that faith without works is useless?

Revelation 14:11-12

"And the smoke of their torment goes up forever and ever; they have no rest day and night, those who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name."

Revelation 22:18

I testify to everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues which are written in this book;



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