Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

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

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.

Amplified

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

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,

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
But
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

in this place
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 not read in the law of Moses that the priests in the Temple defiled the Sabbath day [i.e., by doing the 'work' of offering sacrifices] and were not held guilty [of wrongdoing]? [See Num. 28:9-10] 6 But I tell you, someone greater than the Temple is here [with you]. 7 If you had [fully] understood what this means: 'I desire mercy and not [only] sacrifice,' you would not have condemned someone who was not guilty [of wrongdoing].


Cross References

Matthew 12:41-42

The people of Nineveh will stand up on the judgment day along with the people of this generation and will condemn them because they repented [i.e., changed their hearts and lives] when hearing the preaching of Jonah [See Jonah 3:5-10], and [now] Someone greater than Jonah is here [i.e., Jesus].

Matthew 12:41

The people of Nineveh will stand up on the judgment day along with the people of this generation and will condemn them because they repented [i.e., changed their hearts and lives] when hearing the preaching of Jonah [See Jonah 3:5-10], and [now] Someone greater than Jonah is here [i.e., Jesus].

Matthew 12:41

The people of Nineveh will stand up on the judgment day along with the people of this generation and will condemn them because they repented [i.e., changed their hearts and lives] when hearing the preaching of Jonah [See Jonah 3:5-10], and [now] Someone greater than Jonah is here [i.e., Jesus].

Matthew 12:41-9

The people of Nineveh will stand up on the judgment day along with the people of this generation and will condemn them because they repented [i.e., changed their hearts and lives] when hearing the preaching of Jonah [See Jonah 3:5-10], and [now] Someone greater than Jonah is here [i.e., Jesus].

Matthew 23:17-21

You foolish, blind people! Which is greater, the gold or the Temple that makes its gold sacred?

John 2:19-21

Jesus answered them, "[If you] destroy this Temple, I will raise it up in three days."

Ephesians 2:20-22

[You are] built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets [See I Cor. 12:28], with Christ Jesus Himself being the principal stone by which the entire building is aligned.

Colossians 2:9

For all of the fullness of Deity lives in His body,

1 Peter 2:4-5

You should come to Him, who is a living stone, rejected by people, but chosen as precious in God's sight.

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