Matthew 15:4



Parallel Verses

King James Version

For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death.

New American Standard Bible

"For God said, 'HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER,' and, 'HE WHO SPEAKS EVIL OF FATHER OR MOTHER IS TO BE PUT TO DEATH.'

International Standard Version

Because God said, "You are to honor your father and your mother,' and, "Whoever curses father or mother must certainly be put to death.'

A Conservative Version

For God commanded, saying, Honor thy father and thy mother, and, He who speaks evil of father or mother, let him perish in death.

American Standard Version

For God said, Honor thy father and thy mother: and, He that speaketh evil of father or mother, let him die the death.

Amplified

For God commanded, Honor your father and your mother, and, He who curses or reviles or speaks evil of or abuses or treats improperly his father or mother, let him surely come to his end by death.

An Understandable Version

For God said, [Ex. 20:12], 'Give honor to your father and mother.' and [Ex. 21:17], 'Whoever says bad things about his father or mother should surely be put to death.'

Anderson New Testament

For God commanded, saying, Honor your father and your mother; and, He that curses father or mother shall surely be put to death.

Bible in Basic English

For God said, Give honour to your father and mother: and, He who says evil of father or mother will be put to death.

Common New Testament

For God commanded, 'Honor your father and your mother'; and, 'He who curses father or mother, let him be put to death.'

Daniel Mace New Testament

for this is a commandment of God, "honour thy father and mother; and, he that curses father or mother, let him be punish'd with death."

Darby Translation

For God commanded saying, Honour father and mother; and, He that speaks ill of father or mother, let him die the death.

Godbey New Testament

For God commanded saying, Honor thy father and mother: and, He that speaketh evil of father or mother, let him die with death.

Goodspeed New Testament

For God said, 'Honor your father and mother,' and 'He who abuses his father or mother must be put to death.'

Holman Bible

For God said: Honor your father and your mother; and, The one who speaks evil of father or mother must be put to death.

John Wesley New Testament

For God commanded, Honour thy father and mother: and He that revileth father or mother, let him die the death.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother, and, He that curses father or mother, let him die without recourse.

Julia Smith Translation

For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother: and, he calumniating father or mother, in death let him die.

King James 2000

For God commanded, saying, Honor your father and mother: and, He that curses father or mother, let him die the death.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For God said, 'Honor your father and your mother,' and 'The one who speaks evil of father or mother {must certainly die}.'

Modern King James verseion

For God commanded, saying, "Honor your father and mother"; and, "He who speaks evil of father or mother, let him die by death."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For God commanded, saying, 'Honour thy father and mother,' and, 'He that curseth father or mother, shall suffer death.'

Moffatt New Testament

God enjoined, Honour your father and mother, and, He who curses his father or mother is to suffer death.

Montgomery New Testament

"For God said, Honor your father and mother, and, Let him who reviles father or mother be put to death;

NET Bible

For God said, 'Honor your father and mother' and 'Whoever insults his father or mother must be put to death.'

New Heart English Bible

For God said, 'Honor your father and your mother,' and, 'He who speaks evil of father or mother, let him be put to death.'

New simplified Bible

God said, 'Honor your father and mother.' 'He who says evil of father or mother will be put to death.'

Noyes New Testament

For God commanded, saying, "Honor thy father and thy mother;" and, "He that curseth father or mother, let him surely die."

Sawyer New Testament

For God said, Honor your father and mother; and he that reviles father or mother, let him surely die.

The Emphasized Bible

For, God, said - Honour thy father and thy mother, and - He that revileth father or mother, let him, surely die!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For God commanded, saying "Honour thy father and thy mother:" and, He that curseth father or mother, let him surely die.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For God said--'Honor thy father and mother,' and 'Let him who reviles his father or mother suffer death,'

Webster

For God commanded, saying, Honor thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death.

Weymouth New Testament

For God said, 'Honour thy father and thy mother'; and 'Let him who reviles father or mother be certainly put to death';

Williams New Testament

For God said, 'Honor your father and mother,' and 'Whoever curses his father or mother must certainly be put to death.'

World English Bible

For God commanded, 'Honor your father and your mother,' and, 'He who speaks evil of father or mother, let him be put to death.'

Worrell New Testament

For God said, 'Honor your father and your mother,' and 'He that speaks evil of father or mother, let him surely die,'

Worsley New Testament

For God commanded saying, Honour thy father and thy mother; and, He that revileth father or mother, let him be put to death:

Youngs Literal Translation

for God did command, saying, Honour thy father and mother; and, He who is speaking evil of father or mother -- let him die the death;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γάρ 
Gar 
for , , not tr
Usage: 825

θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ἐντέλλομαι 
Entellomai 
Usage: 10

λέγω 
Lego 
say , speak , call , tell ,
Usage: 1045

τιμάω 
Timao 
Usage: 7

σοῦ 
Sou 
thy , thee , thine , thine own , thou , not tr
Usage: 241

πατήρ 
Pater 
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180
Usage: 180

and



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

μήτηρ 
meter 
μήτηρ 
meter 
Usage: 55
Usage: 55

κακολογέω 
Kakologeo 
Usage: 1

or
ἤ 
or , than , either , or else , nor , not tr ,
Usage: 199

τελευτάω 
Teleutao 
die , be dead , decrease
Usage: 7

Context Readings

Human Traditions And God's Commandments

3 But he answered and said unto them, Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God by your tradition? 4 For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death. 5 But ye say, Whosoever shall say to his father or his mother, It is a gift, by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by me;


Cross References

Exodus 20:12

Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

Exodus 21:17

And he that curseth his father, or his mother, shall surely be put to death.

Deuteronomy 5:16

Honour thy father and thy mother, as the LORD thy God hath commanded thee; that thy days may be prolonged, and that it may go well with thee, in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

Leviticus 20:9

For every one that curseth his father or his mother shall be surely put to death: he hath cursed his father or his mother; his blood shall be upon him.

Matthew 19:19

Honour thy father and thy mother: and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

Leviticus 19:3

Ye shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and keep my sabbaths: I am the LORD your God.

Deuteronomy 21:18-21

If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, which will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and that, when they have chastened him, will not hearken unto them:

Deuteronomy 27:16

Cursed be he that setteth light by his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Proverbs 20:20

Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness.

Proverbs 23:22

Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old.

Proverbs 30:17

The eye that mocketh at his father, and despiseth to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.

Matthew 4:10

Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.

Matthew 5:17-19

Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil.

Romans 3:31

Do we then make void the law through faith? God forbid: yea, we establish the law.

Ephesians 6:1

Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.



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