Parallel Verses

King James 2000

What I tell you in darkness, that speak in light: and what you hear in the ear, that preach upon the housetops.

New American Standard Bible

"What I tell you in the darkness, speak in the light; and what you hear whispered in your ear, proclaim upon the housetops.

King James Version

What I tell you in darkness, that speak ye in light: and what ye hear in the ear, that preach ye upon the housetops.

Holman Bible

What I tell you in the dark, speak in the light. What you hear in a whisper, proclaim on the housetops.

International Standard Version

What I tell you in darkness you must speak in the daylight, and what is whispered in your ear you must shout from the housetops.

A Conservative Version

What I tell you in the darkness, speak ye in the light, and what ye hear in the ear, proclaim upon the housetops.

American Standard Version

What I tell you in the darkness, speak ye in the light; and what ye hear in the ear, proclaim upon the house-tops.

Amplified

What I say to you in the dark, tell in the light; and what you hear whispered in the ear, proclaim upon the housetops.

An Understandable Version

What I am telling you in the darkness [i.e., in obscurity], you tell it in the light [i.e., openly]. And what you hear [whispered] in your ear [you should] declare it from the housetops.

Anderson New Testament

"What I tell you in darkness, speak in the light: and what you hear in the ear, preach on the house-tops.

Bible in Basic English

What I say to you in the dark, say in the light: and what comes to your ear secretly, say publicly from the house-tops.

Common New Testament

What I tell you in the dark, speak in the light; and what you hear whispered in your ear, proclaim on the housetops.

Daniel Mace New Testament

what I tell you in private, declare it in publick: and what is whisper'd in the ear, proclaim from the battlements of the house.

Darby Translation

What I say to you in darkness speak in the light, and what ye hear in the ear preach upon the houses.

Godbey New Testament

What I say unto you in the darkness, speak ye in the light: and whatsoever you hear in the ear, proclaim upon the housetops.

Goodspeed New Testament

What I tell you in the dark you must say in the light, and what you hear whispered in your ear, you must proclaim from the housetops.

John Wesley New Testament

What I tell you in darkness, speak ye in the light; and what ye hear in the ear, proclaim on the house-tops.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

What I tell you in darkness, that speak ye in light, and what ye hear in the ear, that preach ye from the housetops.

Julia Smith Translation

What I say to you in darkness, speak ye in light: and what ye hear in the ear, proclaim upon the houses.

Lexham Expanded Bible

What I say to you in the dark, tell in the light, and what you hear in your ear, proclaim on the housetops.

Modern King James verseion

What I tell you in darkness, speak in the light; and what you hear, proclaim on the housetops.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

What I tell you in darkness, that speak ye in light: and what ye hear in the ear, that preach ye on the housetops.

Moffatt New Testament

what I tell you in the dark, you must utter in the open, what you hear in a whisper you must proclaim on the housetop.

Montgomery New Testament

"What I am telling you is in the darkness, do you speak in the light; and what is whispered in your ear, proclaim upon the housetops.

NET Bible

What I say to you in the dark, tell in the light, and what is whispered in your ear, proclaim from the housetops.

New Heart English Bible

What I tell you in the darkness, speak in the light; and what you hear whispered in the ear, proclaim on the housetops.

Noyes New Testament

What I say to you in darkness, speak ye in the light; and what ye hear in the ear, proclaim ye upon the housetops.

Sawyer New Testament

What I tell you in darkness, speak in the light, and what you hear in the ear, preach on the house-tops.

The Emphasized Bible

What I am saying to you in the darkness, tell ye in the light, - and, what whispered into the ear ye are hearing, proclaim ye on the housetops.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

What I say unto you in the dark, publish in the light: and what ye hear whispered into the ear, proclaim upon the roofs.

Twentieth Century New Testament

What I tell you in the dark, say again in the light; and what is whispered in your ear, proclaim upon the housetops.

Webster

What I tell you in darkness, that speak ye in light: and what ye hear in the ear, that publish ye upon the house-tops.

Weymouth New Testament

What I tell you in the dark, speak in the light; and what is whispered into your ear, proclaim upon the roofs of the houses.

Williams New Testament

What I speak to you in the dark, tell in the light, and what you hear whispered in your ears, you must proclaim from housetops.

World English Bible

What I tell you in the darkness, speak in the light; and what you hear whispered in the ear, proclaim on the housetops.

Worrell New Testament

What I am saying to you in the darkness, speak ye in the light; and what ye hear in the ear, preach on the housetops.

Worsley New Testament

What I say to you in private, declare ye in public: and what ye hear as in the ear, preach ye as from the house-tops.

Youngs Literal Translation

that which I tell you in the darkness, speak in the light, and that which you hear at the ear, proclaim on the house-tops.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

I tell
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

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

in
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
εἰς 
Eis 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128
Usage: 1267

σκοτία 
Skotia 
Usage: 10

that speak ye
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

φῶς 
Phos 
Usage: 44

and

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

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ye hear
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

the ear
οὖς 
Ous 
ear
Usage: 14

κηρύσσω 
Kerusso 
Usage: 49

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 10:27

References

Morish

Watsons

Images Matthew 10:27

Context Readings

Fear God Rather Than People

26 Fear them not therefore: for there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; and hid, that shall not be known. 27  What I tell you in darkness, that speak in light: and what you hear in the ear, that preach upon the housetops. 28 And fear not them who kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.


Cross References

Acts 5:20

Go, stand and speak in the temple to the people all the words of this life.

Proverbs 1:20-23

Wisdom cries aloud outside; she raises her voice in the open square:

Proverbs 8:1-5

Does not wisdom cry? and understanding put forth her voice?

Matthew 13:1-17

The same day went Jesus out of the house, and sat by the sea side.

Matthew 13:34-35

All these things spoke Jesus unto the multitude in parables; and without a parable spoke he not unto them:

Luke 8:10

And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to others in parables; that seeing they might not see, and hearing they might not understand.

John 16:1

These things have I spoken unto you, that you should not be offended.

John 16:13

But when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will show you things to come.

John 16:25

These things have I spoken unto you in proverbs: but the time comes, when I shall no more speak unto you in proverbs, but I shall show you plainly of the Father.

John 16:29

His disciples said unto him, Lo, now speak you plainly, and speak no proverb.

Acts 5:28

Saying, Did not we strictly command you that you should not teach in this name? and, behold, you have filled Jerusalem with your doctrine, and intend to bring this man's blood upon us.

Acts 17:17

Therefore disputed he in the synagogue with the Jews, and with the devout persons, and in the market daily with them that met with him.

2 Corinthians 3:12

Seeing then that we have such hope, we use great plainness of speech:

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