Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

he is not to honor his father or his mother.’ And by this you invalidated the word of God for the sake of your tradition.

King James Version

And honour not his father or his mother, he shall be free. Thus have ye made the commandment of God of none effect by your tradition.

Holman Bible

he does not have to honor his father.’ In this way, you have revoked God’s word because of your tradition.

International Standard Version

does not have to honor his father.' Because of your tradition, then, you have disregarded the authority of God's word.

A Conservative Version

And he will, no, not honor his father or mother. And ye have annulled the command of God because of your tradition.

American Standard Version

he shall not honor his father. And ye have made void the word of God because of your tradition.

Amplified

he is not to honor his father or his mother [by helping them with their need].’ So by this you have invalidated the word of God [depriving it of force and authority and making it of no effect] for the sake of your tradition [handed down by the elders].

An Understandable Version

this person does not honor his father [or mother]. You have made God's message useless by [thus enforcing] your traditions.

Anderson New Testament

and you make the commandment of God of no effect for the sake of your tradition.

Bible in Basic English

There is no need for him to give honour to his father. And you have made the word of God without effect because of your teaching.

Common New Testament

he is not to honor his father with it. Thus you have made the word of God of no effect for the sake of your tradition.

Daniel Mace New Testament

thus have ye disannull'd the commandment of God by your tradition.

Darby Translation

and he shall in no wise honour his father or his mother; and ye have made void the commandment of God on account of your traditional teaching.

Godbey New Testament

You made void the commandment of God by your tradition.

Goodspeed New Testament

does not have to provide for his father.' So you have nullified what God has said, for the sake of what has been handed down to you.

John Wesley New Testament

Let him not honour his father or his mother. Thus have ye made void the command of God thro' your tradition.

Julia Smith Translation

And should not honour his father or his mother. And ye have annulled the command of God by your tradition.

King James 2000

And honors not his father or his mother, he shall be free. Thus have you made the commandment of God void by your tradition.

Lexham Expanded Bible

need not honor his father,' and you make void the word of God for the sake of your tradition.

Modern King James verseion

and in no way he honors his father or his mother. And you voided the commandment of God by your tradition.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And so shall he not honour his father or his mother. And thus have ye made, that the commandment of God is without effect, through your traditions.

Moffatt New Testament

need not honour his father or mother. So you have repealed the law of God to suit your own tradition.

Montgomery New Testament

is in no way bound to honor his father. Thus do you make void the word of God by your tradition!

NET Bible

he does not need to honor his father.' You have nullified the word of God on account of your tradition.

New Heart English Bible

he shall not honor his father or mother.' You have made the word of God void because of your tradition.

Noyes New Testament

he shall not honor his father or his mother. Thus have ye made void the law of God for the sake of your tradition.

Sawyer New Testament

then he shall not honor his father or his mother; and you have made the law of God of no effect by your tradition.

The Emphasized Bible

in nowise, shall honour his father or his mother - and so ye have cancelled, the word of God, for the sake of your, tradition.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

then he shall not with it honour his father and mother: so have ye vacated the command of God by your tradition.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He is in no way bound to honor his father.' In this way you have nullified the words of God on account of your traditions.

Webster

And honor not his father or his mother, he shall be free. Thus have ye made the commandment of God of no effect by your tradition.

Weymouth New Testament

he shall be absolved from honouring his father'; and so you have abrogated God's Word for the sake of your tradition.

Williams New Testament

is under no obligation at all to help his parent.' So you have set aside what God has said for the sake of what has been handed down to you.

World English Bible

he shall not honor his father or mother.' You have made the commandment of God void because of your tradition.

Worrell New Testament

shall in no wise honor his father; and ye made void the word of God because of your tradition.

Worsley New Testament

and so honour not his father or his mother, he shall be free. And thus have ye made void the commandment of God by your tradition.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he may not honour his father or his mother, and ye did set aside the command of God because of your tradition.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

τιμάω 
Timao 
Usage: 7

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

his



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

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

μήτηρ 
meter 
Usage: 55

he shall be free. Thus

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

have ye made
ἀκυρόω 
Akuroo 
Usage: 1

ἐντολή 
Entole 
Usage: 47

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ἀκυρόω 
Akuroo 
Usage: 1

by
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 15:6

References

Images Matthew 15:6

Prayers for Matthew 15:6

Context Readings

Human Traditions And God's Commandments

5 But you say, ‘Whoever says to his father or mother, “Whatever I have that would help you has been given to God,” 6 he is not to honor his father or his mother.’ And by this you invalidated the word of God for the sake of your tradition. 7 You hypocrites, rightly did Isaiah prophesy of you:


Cross References

Psalm 119:126

It is time for the Lord to act,
For they have broken Your law.

Psalm 119:139

My zeal has consumed me,
Because my adversaries have forgotten Your words.

Jeremiah 8:8

How can you say, ‘We are wise,
And the law of the Lord is with us’?
But behold, the lying pen of the scribes
Has made it into a lie.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.
Because you have rejected knowledge,
I also will reject you from being My priest.
Since you have forgotten the law of your God,
I also will forget your children.

Malachi 2:7-9

For the lips of a priest should preserve knowledge, and men should seek instruction from his mouth; for he is the messenger of the Lord of hosts.

Mark 7:13

thus invalidating the word of God by your tradition which you have handed down; and you do many things such as that.”

Romans 3:31

Do we then nullify the Law through faith? May it never be! On the contrary, we establish the Law.

1 Timothy 5:3-4

Honor widows who are widows indeed;

1 Timothy 5:8

But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

1 Timothy 5:16

If any woman who is a believer has dependent widows, she must assist them and the church must not be burdened, so that it may assist those who are widows indeed.

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