Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

He spoke another parable to them: The kingdom of the heavens is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal until it had been all leavened.

New American Standard Bible

He spoke another parable to them, "The kingdom of heaven is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three pecks of flour until it was all leavened."

King James Version

Another parable spake he unto them; The kingdom of heaven is like unto leaven, which a woman took, and hid in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened.

Holman Bible

He told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed into 50 pounds of flour until it spread through all of it.”

International Standard Version

He told them another parable: "The kingdom from heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed with three measures of flour until all of it was leavened."

A Conservative Version

He spoke another parable to them. The kingdom of the heavens is like leaven, which having taken, a woman hid in three measures of meal until it was all leavened.

American Standard Version

Another parable spake he unto them; The kingdom of heaven is like unto leaven, which a woman took, and hid in three measures of meal, till it was all leavened.

Amplified

He told them another parable: The kingdom of heaven is like leaven ( sour dough) which a woman took and covered over in three measures of meal or flour till all of it was leavened.

An Understandable Version

Then He told them another parable: "The kingdom of heaven is similar to yeast, which a woman worked into a batch of dough [i.e., the amount was over half a bushel], until [the dough] was completely leavened [by it]."

Anderson New Testament

He spoke another parable to them: The kingdom of. heaven is like leaven which a woman took and hid in three measures of flour, till the whole was leavened.

Bible in Basic English

Another story he gave to them: The kingdom of heaven is like leaven, which a woman took, and put in three measures of meal, till it was all leavened.

Common New Testament

He told them another parable: "The kingdom of heaven is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of flour till it was all leavened."

Daniel Mace New Testament

Another of his parables was this; the gospel-state is like unto leaven, which a woman took and mixt with three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened.

Godbey New Testament

And he spake another parable unto them; The kingdom of the heavens is like unto the leaven, which a woman took, and hid in three measures of meal, until the whole was leavened.

Goodspeed New Testament

Another figure which he used with them was this: "The Kingdom of Heaven is like yeast, which a woman took and buried in a bushel of flour until it had all risen."

John Wesley New Testament

He spake another parable to them: the kingdom of heaven is like leaven, which a woman taking, covered up in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He spoke another parable unto them: The kingdom of the heavens is like unto leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal until the whole was leavened.

Julia Smith Translation

Another parable spake he to them; The kingdom of the heavens is like to leaven, which a woman having taken, hid in three measures of wheaten flour, till the whole was leavened.

King James 2000

Another parable spoke he unto them; The kingdom of heaven is like unto leaven, which a woman took, and hid in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He told them another parable: "The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took [and] put into three measures of wheat flour until the whole [batch] was leavened."

Modern King James verseion

He spoke another parable to them: The kingdom of Heaven is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal until the whole was leavened.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Another similitude said he to them, "The kingdom of heaven is like unto leaven which a woman taketh and hideth in three pecks of meal, till all be leavened."

Moffatt New Testament

He told them another parable. "The Realm of heaven," he said, "is like dough which a woman took and buried in three pecks of flour, till all of it was leavened."

Montgomery New Testament

He told them another parable. He said, "The kingdom of heaven is like leaven which a woman took and hid in three measures of flour, until the whole was leavened."

NET Bible

He told them another parable: "The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed with three measures of flour until all the dough had risen."

New Heart English Bible

He spoke another parable to them. "The Kingdom of Heaven is like yeast, which a woman took, and hid in three measures of meal, until it was all leavened."

Noyes New Testament

Another parable he spoke to them: The kingdom of heaven is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened.

Sawyer New Testament

He spoke another parable to them; The kingdom of heaven is like leaven which a woman took and hid in three sata [33 quarts] of flour, till the whole was leavened.

The Emphasized Bible

Another parable, spake he unto them: - The kingdom of the heavens is like, unto leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of flour until, the whole, was leavened.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Another parable spake he to them: The kingdom of heaven is like leaven, which a woman took and covered up in three measures of flour, until the whole was leavened.

Twentieth Century New Testament

This was another parable which Jesus related-- "The Kingdom of Heaven is like some yeast which a woman took and covered up in three pecks of flour, until the whole had risen."

Webster

Another parable he spoke to them; The kingdom of heaven is like leaven, which a woman took, and hid in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened.

Weymouth New Testament

Another parable He spoke to them. "The Kingdom of the Heavens," He said, "is like yeast which a woman takes and buries in a bushel of flour, for it to work there till the whole mass has risen."

Williams New Testament

He told another story: "The kingdom of heaven may be compared to yeast which a woman took and worked into a bushel of flour until it all had risen."

World English Bible

He spoke another parable to them. "The Kingdom of Heaven is like yeast, which a woman took, and hid in three measures of meal, until it was all leavened."

Worrell New Testament

Another parable He spake to them: "The Kingdom of Heaven is like leaven, which a woman, taking, hid in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened."

Worsley New Testament

Another parable spake He unto them, saying, The gospel-kingdom is like leaven, which a woman took and put into a large quantity of dough, till the whole was leavened.

Youngs Literal Translation

Another simile spake he to them: 'The reign of the heavens is like to leaven, which a woman having taken, hid in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἄλλος 
Allos 
Usage: 119

παραβολή 
Parabole 
Usage: 38

spake he
λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235


Usage: 0

βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

of heaven
οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

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

ὅμοιος 
Homoios 
Usage: 26

ζύμη 
Zume 
Usage: 6

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

a woman
γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

and hid
ἐγκρύπτω 
Ekgrupto 
hide in
Usage: 0

in
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

τρεῖς τρία 
Treis 
Usage: 51

σάτον 
Saton 
Usage: 0

of meal
ἄλευρον 
Aleuron 
Usage: 0

ἕως 
heos 
till, unto, until, to, till 9,
Usage: 74

the whole
ὅλος 
Holos 
Usage: 83

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Yeast

32 which is less indeed than all seeds, but when it is grown is greater than herbs, and becomes a tree, so that the birds of heaven come and roost in its branches. 33 He spoke another parable to them: The kingdom of the heavens is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal until it had been all leavened. 34 All these things Jesus spoke to the crowds in parables, and without a parable he did not speak to them,


Cross References

Luke 13:21

It is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal until the whole was leavened.

Galatians 5:9

A little leaven leavens the whole lump.

Genesis 18:6

And Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah, and said, Knead quickly three seahs of wheaten flour, and make cakes.

Job 17:9

But the righteous shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall increase in strength.

Proverbs 4:18

But the path of the righteous is as the shining light, going on and brightening until the day be fully come.

Hosea 6:3

and we shall know, we shall follow on to know Jehovah: his going forth is assured as the morning dawn; and he will come unto us as the rain, as the latter rain which watereth the earth.

Matthew 13:24

Another parable set he before them, saying, The kingdom of the heavens has become like a man sowing good seed in his field;

Mark 13:20

and if the Lord had not cut short those days, no flesh should have been saved; but on account of the elect whom he has chosen, he has cut short those days.

John 15:2

As to every branch in me not bearing fruit, he takes it away; and as to every one bearing fruit, he purges it that it may bring forth more fruit.

John 16:12-13

I have yet many things to say to you, but ye cannot bear them now.

1 Corinthians 5:6-7

Your boasting is not good. Do ye not know that a little leaven leavens the whole lump?

Philippians 1:6

having confidence of this very thing, that he who has begun in you a good work will complete it unto Jesus Christ's day:

Philippians 1:9

And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in full knowledge and all intelligence,

Philippians 2:13-15

for it is God who works in you both the willing and the working according to his good pleasure.

1 Thessalonians 5:23-24

Now the God of peace himself sanctify you wholly: and your whole spirit, and soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Peter 3:18

but grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.

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