Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Do not fear those who kill the body but are unable to kill the soul; but rather fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

King James Version

And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

Holman Bible

Don't fear those who kill the body but are not able to kill the soul; rather, fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

International Standard Version

Stop being afraid of those who kill the body but can't kill the soul. Instead, be afraid of the one who can destroy both body and soul in hell.

A Conservative Version

And be not afraid of those 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.

American Standard Version

And be not afraid of them that 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.

Amplified

And do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul; but rather be afraid of Him who can destroy both soul and body in hell (Gehenna).

An Understandable Version

And do not be afraid of those who can kill your body but not your soul. Instead, fear Him [i.e., God] who is able to destroy both your soul and body in hell. [See note on 5:29].

Anderson New Testament

And fear not them that 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.

Bible in Basic English

And have no fear of those who put to death the body, but are not able to put to death the soul. But have fear of him who has power to give soul and body to destruction in hell.

Common New Testament

And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. But rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.

Daniel Mace New Testament

fear not those who can only kill the body, but cannot hurt the soul: rather fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in Gehenna.

Darby Translation

And be not afraid of those who kill the body, but cannot kill the soul; but fear rather him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

Godbey New Testament

Be not afraid of those who kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but fear ye, rather him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

Goodspeed New Testament

Have no fear of those who kill the body, but cannot kill the soul. You had better be afraid of one who can destroy both soul and body in the pit.

John Wesley New Testament

And be not afraid of them who kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul; but rather be afraid of him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And fear not those 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.

Julia Smith Translation

And fear not from those killing the body, and not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him able to destroy also soul and body in hell.

King James 2000

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And do not be afraid of those who kill the body but are not able to kill the soul, but instead be afraid of the one who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

Modern King James verseion

And do not fear those who kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul. But rather fear Him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And fear ye not them which kill the body, and be not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body into hell.

Moffatt New Testament

Have no fear of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul: rather fear Him who can destroy both soul and body in Gehenna.

Montgomery New Testament

"Do not be afraid of those who kill the body, but cannot kill the soul; but fear rather him who can destroy both soul and body in Gehenna.

NET Bible

Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Instead, fear the one who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

New Heart English Bible

And do not be afraid of those who kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul. Rather, fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

Noyes New Testament

And fear not those 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.

Sawyer New Testament

And fear not those who kill the body and are not able to kill the soul; but rather fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

The Emphasized Bible

And be not in fear, by reason of them that are killing the body, - and, the soul, are not able to kill. But fear, rather, him who is able, both soul and body, to destroy in gehenna!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And be not afraid of those who kill the body, and cannot kill the soul: but fear him rather who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And do not be afraid of those who kill the body, but are unable to kill the soul; rather be afraid of him who is able to destroy both soul and body in the Pit.

Webster

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.

Weymouth New Testament

"And do not fear those who kill the body, but cannot kill the soul; but rather fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in Gehenna.

Williams New Testament

You must never be afraid of those who kill the body, but cannot kill the soul. But rather you must keep on fearing Him who can destroy both soul and body in the pit.

World English Bible

Don't be afraid of those who kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul. Rather, fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in Gehenna.

Worrell New Testament

And be not afraid of those 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.

Worsley New Testament

And be not afraid of them, who can only 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.

Youngs Literal Translation

'And be not afraid of those killing the body, and are not able to kill the soul, but fear rather Him who is able both soul and body to destroy in gehenna.

Interlinear

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

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

φοβέω 
Phobeo 
φοβέω 
Phobeo 
fear , be afraid , be afraid of , reverence ,
fear , be afraid , be afraid of , reverence ,
Usage: 68
Usage: 68

not
μή 
me 
μή 
me 
not , no , that not , God forbid 9 , lest , neither , no man , but , none , not translated ,
not , no , that not , God forbid 9 , lest , neither , no man , but , none , not translated ,
Usage: 493
Usage: 493

ἀποκτείνω 
Apokteino 
kill , slay , put to death
Usage: 40

the body
σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123

but
δέ 
De 
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184
Usage: 2184

are
δύναμαι 
Dunamai 
can , cannot , be able , may , able ,
Usage: 140

δύναμαι 
Dunamai 
can , cannot , be able , may , able ,
Usage: 140

to kill
ἀποκτείνω 
Apokteino 
kill , slay , put to death
Usage: 40

the soul
ψυχή 
Psuche 
soul , life , mind , heart , heartily Trans , not tr
Usage: 62

μᾶλλον 
Mallon 
more , rather , the more , better ,
Usage: 66

δύναμαι 
Dunamai 
can , cannot , be able , may , able ,
Usage: 140

to destroy
ἀπόλλυμι 
Apollumi 
perish , destroy , lose , be lost , lost ,
Usage: 37


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

ψυχή 
Psuche 
soul , life , mind , heart , heartily Trans , not tr
Usage: 62

and

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

σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123

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

References

Context Readings

Fear God Rather Than People

27 "What I tell you in the darkness, speak in the light; and what you hear whispered in your ear, proclaim upon the housetops. 28 "Do not fear those who kill the body but are unable to kill the soul; but rather fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell. 29 "Are not two sparrows sold for a cent? And yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father.


Cross References

Isaiah 8:12-13

"You are not to say, 'It is a conspiracy!' In regard to all that this people call a conspiracy, And you are not to fear what they fear or be in dread of it.

Isaiah 51:12

"I, even I, am He who comforts you Who are you that you are afraid of man who dies And of the son of man who is made like grass,

Matthew 25:46

"These will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life."

Luke 12:4-5

"I say to you, My friends, do not be afraid of those who kill the body and after that have no more that they can do.

Luke 16:22-26

"Now the poor man died and was carried away by the angels to Abraham's bosom; and the rich man also died and was buried.

2 Thessalonians 1:8-10

dealing out retribution to those who do not know God and to those who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.

1 Peter 3:14

But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed AND DO NOT FEAR THEIR INTIMIDATION, AND DO NOT BE TROUBLED,

Psalm 119:120

My flesh trembles for fear of You, And I am afraid of Your judgments.

Ecclesiastes 5:7

For in many dreams and in many words there is emptiness. Rather, fear God.

Ecclesiastes 8:12-13

Although a sinner does evil a hundred times and may lengthen his life, still I know that it will be well for those who fear God, who fear Him openly.

Isaiah 51:7

"Listen to Me, you who know righteousness, A people in whose heart is My law; Do not fear the reproach of man, Nor be dismayed at their revilings.

Isaiah 66:2

"For My hand made all these things, Thus all these things came into being," declares the LORD "But to this one I will look, To him who is humble and contrite of spirit, and who trembles at My word.

Jeremiah 5:22

'Do you not fear Me?' declares the LORD 'Do you not tremble in My presence? For I have placed the sand as a boundary for the sea, An eternal decree, so it cannot cross over it. Though the waves toss, yet they cannot prevail; Though they roar, yet they cannot cross over it.

Daniel 3:10-18

"You, O king, have made a decree that every man who hears the sound of the horn, flute, lyre, trigon, psaltery, and bagpipe and all kinds of music, is to fall down and worship the golden image.

Matthew 5:22

"But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be guilty before the court; and whoever says to his brother, 'You good-for-nothing,' shall be guilty before the supreme court; and whoever says, 'You fool,' shall be guilty enough to go into the fiery hell.

Matthew 10:26

"Therefore do not fear them, for there is nothing concealed that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known.

Mark 9:43-48

"If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off; it is better for you to enter life crippled, than, having your two hands, to go into hell, into the unquenchable fire,

John 5:29

and will come forth; those who did the good deeds to a resurrection of life, those who committed the evil deeds to a resurrection of judgment.

Acts 20:23-24

except that the Holy Spirit solemnly testifies to me in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions await me.

Acts 21:13

Then Paul answered, "What are you doing, weeping and breaking my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but even to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus."

Romans 8:35-39

Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?

2 Timothy 4:6-8

For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure has come.

Hebrews 10:31

It is a terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the living God.

Hebrews 11:35

Women received back their dead by resurrection; and others were tortured, not accepting their release, so that they might obtain a better resurrection;

Hebrews 12:28-29

Therefore, since we receive a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us show gratitude, by which we may offer to God an acceptable service with reverence and awe;

James 4:12

There is only one Lawgiver and Judge, the One who is able to save and to destroy; but who are you who judge your neighbor?

Revelation 2:10

'Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to cast some of you into prison, so that you will be tested, and you will have tribulation for ten days Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.

Revelation 20:10-15

And the devil who deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are also; and they will be tormented day and night forever and ever.



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