Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

So for the sake of your tradition (the rules handed down by your forefathers), you have set aside the Word of God [depriving it of force and authority and making it of no effect].

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and now has no need to honour his father or his mother with succour. Thus ye have made the commandment of God of no effect by 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



him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
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 
God , god , godly , God-ward ,
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

Prayers for Matthew 15:6

Context Readings

Human Traditions And God's Commandments

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; 6 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. 7 Ye hypocrites, well did Esaias prophesy of you, saying,


Cross References

Psalm 119:126

It is time for thee, LORD, to work: for they have made void thy law.

Psalm 119:139

My zeal hath consumed me, because mine enemies have forgotten thy words.

Jeremiah 8:8

How do ye say, We are wise, and the law of the LORD is with us? Lo, certainly in vain made he it; the pen of the scribes is in vain.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.

Malachi 2:7-9

For the priest's lips should keep knowledge, and they should seek the law at his mouth: for he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts.

Mark 7:13

Making the word of God of none effect through your tradition, which ye have delivered: and many such like things do ye.

Romans 3:31

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

1 Timothy 5:3-4

Honour widows that are widows indeed.

1 Timothy 5:8

But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.

1 Timothy 5:16

If any man or woman that believeth have widows, let them relieve them, and let not the church be charged; that it may relieve them that are widows indeed.



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