Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Holman Bible

He also said to them, "You completely invalidate God's command in order to maintain your 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.

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 Abandoning the commandment of God, you hold fast to the tradition of men." 9 And he said to them, "You splendidly ignore the commandment of God so that you can keep your tradition. 10 For Moses said, 'Honor your father and your mother,' and, 'The one who speaks evil of father or mother {must certainly die}.'


Cross References

Mark 7:13

[thus] making void the word of God by your tradition that you have handed down, and you do many similar [things] such as this."

Galatians 2:21

I do not declare invalid the grace of God, for if righteousness [is] through the law, then Christ died to no purpose.

2 Kings 16:10-16

So King Ahaz went to meet Tiglath-Pileser the king of Assyria [in] Damascus, and he saw the altar which [was] in Damascus, so King Ahaz sent to Uriah the priest the builder's plan of the altar and the {exact model of how it had been made}.

Psalm 119:126

[It is] time for Yahweh to act, [for] they have broken your law.

Isaiah 24:5

and the earth is defiled beneath its inhabitants. For they have transgressed laws; they have passed by statutes; they have broken [the] everlasting covenant.

Isaiah 29:13

And the Lord said, "Because this people draw near with its mouth, and with its lips it honors me, and its heart is far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment of men that has been taught,

Jeremiah 44:16-17

"[Concerning] the word that you have spoken to us in the name of Yahweh, we [are] not going to listen to you!

Daniel 7:25

And he will speak words against the Most High, and he will wear out [the] holy ones of the Most High, and he will attempt to change times and law, and they will be given into his hand for a time and two times and half a time.

Daniel 11:36

"Then the king will do {as he pleases}, and he will exalt himself and will consider himself above any god, and he will speak horrendous things {against} [the] God of gods, yet he will succeed until [the period] of anger is finished, for [what] is determined will be done.

Matthew 15:3-6

So he answered [and] said to them, "Why do you also break the commandment of God because of your tradition?

Mark 7:3

(For the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they wash their hands {ritually}, [thus] holding fast to the traditions of the elders.

Romans 3:31

Therefore, do we nullify the law through faith? May it never be! But we uphold the law.

2 Thessalonians 2:4

who opposes and who exalts himself over every so-called god or object of worship, so that he sits down in the temple of God, proclaiming that he himself is God.

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