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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."

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.”

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.

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.

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 Although it is the smallest of all seeds, when it is fully grown it is larger than the garden plants and becomes a tree, and the birds in the sky come and nest in its branches." 33  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." 34 Jesus told the crowds all these things in parables. He did not tell them anything without using a parable.


Cross References

Luke 13:21

It's like yeast that a woman took and mixed with three measures of flour until all of it was leavened."

Galatians 5:9

A little yeast spreads through the whole batch of dough.

Genesis 18:6

Abraham hurried into the tent and told Sarah, "Quick! Take three measures of the best flour, knead it, and make some flat bread."

Job 17:9

But the righteous person will hold to his way, and those with clean hands will grow stronger and stronger."

Proverbs 4:18

The path of the righteous is like the light of dawn that grows brighter until the full light of day.

Hosea 6:3

Let us know, let us pursue knowledge of the LORD; his coming is as certain as the dawn. He will come to us like the rain, like the autumn and spring rains come on the earth.

Matthew 13:24

He presented another parable to them: "The kingdom from heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field.

Mark 13:20

If the Lord had not shortened those days, no one would be saved. But for the sake of the elect whom he has chosen, he has shortened those days.

John 15:2

He cuts off every branch that does not produce fruit in me, and he cuts back every branch that does produce fruit, so that it might produce more fruit.

John 16:12-13

"I still have a lot to say to you, but you cannot bear it now.

1 Corinthians 5:6-7

Your boasting is not good. You know that a little yeast leavens the whole batch of dough, don't you?

Philippians 1:6

I am convinced of this, that the one who began a good action among you will bring it to completion by the Day of the Messiah Jesus.

Philippians 1:9

And this is my prayer, that your love will keep on growing more and more with full knowledge and insight,

Philippians 2:13-15

For it is God who is producing in you both the desire and the ability to do what pleases him.

1 Thessalonians 5:23-24

May the God of peace himself make you holy in every way. And may your whole being spirit, soul, and body remain blameless when our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, appears.

2 Peter 3:18

Instead, continue to grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus, the Messiah. Glory belongs to him both now and on that eternal day! Amen.

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