Parallel Verses

Amplified

But I tell you, Something greater and more exalted and more majestic than the temple is here!

New American Standard Bible

"But I say to you that something greater than the temple is here.

King James Version

But I say unto you, That in this place is one greater than the temple.

Holman Bible

But I tell you that something greater than the temple is here!

International Standard Version

But I tell you, something greater than the Temple is here!

A Conservative Version

But I say to you, that a greater than the temple is here.

American Standard Version

But I say unto you, that one greater than the temple is here.

An Understandable Version

But I tell you, someone greater than the Temple is here [with you].

Anderson New Testament

But I say to you, that something greater than the temple is here.

Bible in Basic English

But I say to you that a greater thing than the Temple is here.

Common New Testament

I tell you that one greater than the temple is here.

Daniel Mace New Testament

now I tell you, that the work now in hand, is of greater consequence than that of the temple.

Darby Translation

But I say unto you, that there is here what is greater than the temple.

Godbey New Testament

But I say unto you, that there is One here greater than the temple.

Goodspeed New Testament

But I tell you, there is something greater than the Temple here!

John Wesley New Testament

But I say to you, That one greater than the temple is here. And if ye had known what that meaneth,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But I say unto you, That in this place is one greater than the temple.

Julia Smith Translation

But I say to you, That he here is greater than the temple.

King James 2000

But I say unto you, That in this place is one greater than the temple.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But I tell you that [something] greater than the temple is here!

Modern King James verseion

But I say to you that One greater than the temple is in this place.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But I say unto you, that here is one greater than the temple.

Moffatt New Testament

I tell you, One is here who is greater than the temple.

Montgomery New Testament

"But I tell you that One is here who is greater than the temple.

NET Bible

I tell you that something greater than the temple is here.

New Heart English Bible

But I tell you that something greater than the temple is here.

Noyes New Testament

But I say to you, that something greater than the temple is here.

Sawyer New Testament

But I tell you that here is an object greater than the temple.

The Emphasized Bible

But I say unto you, - Something greater than the Temple, is here!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now I tell you, That one greater than the temple is here.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Here, however, I tell you, there is something greater than the Temple!

Webster

But I say to you, that in this place is one greater than the temple.

Weymouth New Testament

But I tell you that there is here that which is greater than the Temple.

Williams New Testament

But I tell you, there is something greater than the temple here!

World English Bible

But I tell you that one greater than the temple is here.

Worrell New Testament

But I say to you, a greater than the temple is here.

Worsley New Testament

But I tell you, that a greater than the temple is here:

Youngs Literal Translation

and I say to you, that a greater than the temple is here;

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

I say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

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

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

ὧδε 
Hode 
Usage: 33

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

μείζων 
meizon 
Usage: 19

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Plucking Grain On The Sabbath

5 Or have you never read in the Law that on the Sabbath the priests in the temple violate the sanctity of the Sabbath [breaking it] and yet are guiltless? 6 But I tell you, Something greater and more exalted and more majestic than the temple is here! 7 And if you had only known what this saying means, I desire mercy [readiness to help, to spare, to forgive] rather than sacrifice and sacrificial victims, you would not have condemned the guiltless.


Cross References

Matthew 12:41-42

The men of Nineveh will stand up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it; for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and behold, Someone more and greater than Jonah is here!

2 Chronicles 6:18

But will God actually dwell with men on the earth? Behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens cannot contain You; how much less this house which I have built!

Malachi 3:1

Behold, I send My messenger, and he shall prepare the way before Me. And the Lord [the Messiah], Whom you seek, will suddenly come to His temple; the Messenger or Angel of the covenant, Whom you desire, behold, He shall come, says the Lord of hosts.

Haggai 2:7-9

And I will shake all nations and the desire and the precious things of all nations shall come in, and I will fill this house with splendor, says the Lord of hosts.

Matthew 23:17-21

You blind fools! For which is greater: the gold, or the sanctuary of the temple that has made the gold sacred?

John 2:19-21

Jesus answered them, Destroy (undo) this temple, and in three days I will raise it up again.

Ephesians 2:20-22

You are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets with Christ Jesus Himself the chief Cornerstone.

Colossians 2:9

For in Him the whole fullness of Deity (the Godhead) continues to dwell in bodily form [giving complete expression of the divine nature].

1 Peter 2:4-5

Come to Him [then, to that] Living Stone which men tried and threw away, but which is chosen [and] precious in God's sight.



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