Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

He also said to them, “You completely invalidate God’s command in order to maintain your tradition!

New American Standard Bible

He was also saying to them, "You are experts at setting aside the commandment of God in order to keep your tradition.

King James Version

And he said unto them, Full well ye reject the commandment of God, that ye may keep your own tradition.

International Standard Version

Then he told them, "You have such a fine way of rejecting the commandment of God in order to keep your own tradition!

A Conservative Version

And he said to them, Well do ye reject the commandment of God, so that ye may keep your tradition.

American Standard Version

And he said unto them, Full well do ye reject the commandment of God, that ye may keep your tradition.

Amplified

And He said to them, You have a fine way of rejecting [thus thwarting and nullifying and doing away with] the commandment of God in order to keep your tradition (your own human regulations)!

An Understandable Version

And He said to them, "You are good at rejecting the commandment of God so you can keep your traditions.

Anderson New Testament

And he said to them: Well do you reject the commandment of God, that you may keep your own tradition.

Bible in Basic English

And he said to them, Truly you put on one side the law of God, so that you may keep the rules which have been handed down to you.

Common New Testament

And he said to them, "You have a fine way of rejecting the commandment of God, in order to keep your tradition!

Daniel Mace New Testament

You are in the right, said he, to abolish the laws of God, to make way for such traditions.

Darby Translation

And he said to them, Well do ye set aside the commandment of God, that ye may observe what is delivered by yourselves to keep.

Godbey New Testament

And He said to them, Truly, you make void the commandment of God, that you may hold your own tradition.

Goodspeed New Testament

"How skilful you are," he said to them, "in nullifying what God has commanded in order to observe what has been handed down to you.

John Wesley New Testament

And he said to them, Full well ye abolish the commandment of God, that ye may keep your own tradition.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he also said unto them, Full well ye reject the commandment of God, that ye may keep your own tradition.

Julia Smith Translation

And he said to them, Well do ye abrogate the command of God, that ye might keep your tradition.

King James 2000

And he said unto them, Full well you reject the commandment of God, that you may keep your own tradition.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said to them, "You splendidly ignore the commandment of God so that you can keep your tradition.

Modern King James verseion

And He said to them, Do you do well to set aside the commandment of God, so that you may keep your own tradition?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said unto them, "Well, ye cast aside the commandment of God, to maintain your own traditions.

Moffatt New Testament

Yes, forsooth," he added, "you set aside what God commands, so as to maintain your own tradition.

Montgomery New Testament

"It is praiseworthy, is it," he exclaimed, "to reject the command of God that you may keep your tradition!

NET Bible

He also said to them, "You neatly reject the commandment of God in order to set up your tradition.

New Heart English Bible

He said to them, "Full well do you reject the commandment of God, that you may keep your tradition.

Noyes New Testament

And he said to them, Full well do ye reject the commandment of God, that ye may keep your tradition!

Sawyer New Testament

And he said to them, Well do you reject the commandment of God, to keep your tradition;

The Emphasized Bible

And he was saying to them - Well, do ye set aside the commandment of God, that, your own tradition, ye may observe;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And he said to them, Strangely do ye make void the command of God, that ye may observe your tradition.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Wisely do you set aside God's commandments," he exclaimed, "to keep your own traditions!

Webster

And he said to them, Full well ye reject the commandment of God, that ye may keep your own tradition,

Weymouth New Testament

"Praiseworthy indeed!" He added, "to set at nought God's Commandment in order to observe your own traditions!

Williams New Testament

you cling to what men hand down. You are fine teachers to cancel what God commanded, in order to keep what men have handed down!

World English Bible

He said to them, "Full well do you reject the commandment of God, that you may keep your tradition.

Worrell New Testament

And He said to them, "Well do ye reject the commandment of God, that ye may hold your tradition!

Worsley New Testament

And ye expressly annul the commandment of God, that ye may retain your own tradition;

Youngs Literal Translation

And he said to them, 'Well do ye put away the command of God that your tradition ye may keep;

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

καλῶς 
Kalos 
Usage: 26

ye reject
ἀθετέω 
Atheteo 
Usage: 10

ἐντολή 
Entole 
Usage: 47

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

ye may keep
τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

References

Context Readings

Human Traditions And God's Commandments

8 Disregarding the command of God, you keep the tradition of men.” 9 He also said to them, “You completely invalidate God’s command in order to maintain your tradition! 10 For Moses said:Honor your father and your mother;and
Whoever speaks evil of father or mother
must be put to death.


Cross References

Mark 7:13

You revoke God’s word by your tradition that you have handed down. And you do many other similar things.”

Galatians 2:21

I do not set aside the grace of God, for if righteousness comes through the law, then Christ died for nothing.

2 Kings 16:10-16

King Ahaz went to Damascus to meet Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria. When he saw the altar that was in Damascus, King Ahaz sent a model of the altar and complete plans for its construction to Uriah the priest.

Psalm 119:126

It is time for the Lord to act,
for they have violated Your instruction.

Isaiah 24:5

The earth is polluted by its inhabitants,
for they have transgressed teachings,
overstepped decrees,
and broken the everlasting covenant.

Isaiah 29:13

The Lord said:Because these people approach Me with their mouths
to honor Me with lip-service
yet their hearts are far from Me,
and their worship consists of man-made rules
learned by rote—

Jeremiah 44:16-17

“As for the word you spoke to us in the name of Yahweh, we are not going to listen to you!

Daniel 7:25

He will speak words against the Most High and oppress the holy ones of the Most High. He will intend to change religious festivals and laws, and the holy ones will be handed over to him for a time, times, and half a time.

Daniel 11:36

“Then the king will do whatever he wants. He will exalt and magnify himself above every god, and he will say outrageous things against the God of gods. He will be successful until the time of wrath is completed, because what has been decreed will be accomplished.

Matthew 15:3-6

He answered them, “And why do you break God’s commandment because of your tradition?

Mark 7:3

(For the Pharisees, in fact all the Jews, will not eat unless they wash their hands ritually, keeping the tradition of the elders.

Romans 3:31

Do we then cancel the law through faith? Absolutely not! On the contrary, we uphold the law.

2 Thessalonians 2:4

He opposes and exalts himself above every so-called god or object of worship, so that he sits in God’s sanctuary, publicizing that he himself is God.

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