Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But in vain they worship me, teaching doctrines which are nothing but men's precepts.'"

New American Standard Bible

But in vain do they worship Me,
Teaching as doctrines the precepts of men.’”

King James Version

But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.

Holman Bible

They worship Me in vain,
teaching as doctrines the commands of men.

International Standard Version

Their worship of me is empty, because they teach human rules as doctrines.'"

A Conservative Version

And in vain they worship me, teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.

American Standard Version

But in vain do they worship me, Teaching as their doctrines the precepts of men.

Amplified


But in vain do they worship Me,
For they teach as doctrines the precepts of men.’”

An Understandable Version

They are worshiping me for nothing [because they are] teaching principles that are [merely] the requirements of men.'"

Anderson New Testament

But in vain, do they worship me, teaching precepts, the commandments of men.

Bible in Basic English

But their worship is to no purpose, while they give as their teaching the rules of men.

Common New Testament

In vain do they worship me, teaching as doctrines the precepts of men.'"

Daniel Mace New Testament

but in vain they worship me, teaching for doctrines the institutions of men."

Darby Translation

but in vain do they worship me, teaching as teachings commandments of men.

Godbey New Testament

But in vain they worship me, teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.

Goodspeed New Testament

But their worship of me is all in vain, For the lessons they teach are but human precepts.' "

John Wesley New Testament

But in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.

Julia Smith Translation

But they worship me in vain, teaching doctrines the commands of men.

King James 2000

But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and they worship me in vain, teaching [as] doctrines the commandments of men.'"

Modern King James verseion

But in vain they worship Me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men."

Moffatt New Testament

vain is their worship of me, for the doctrines they teach are but human precepts."

Montgomery New Testament

In vain do they worship me, While they teach doctrines that are the commands of men."

NET Bible

and they worship me in vain, teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.'"

New Heart English Bible

And in vain do they worship me, teaching as doctrine rules made by men.'"

Noyes New Testament

But in vain do they worship me, teaching as doctrines the commandments of men."

Sawyer New Testament

But in vain do they worship me, teaching teachings and commandments of men.

The Emphasized Bible

But, in vain, do they pay devotions unto me, teaching, for teachings, the commandments of men.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But in vain do they worship me, teaching doctrines the commandments of men.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But vainly do they worship me, For they teach but the precepts of men.'"

Webster

But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.

Weymouth New Testament

but it is in vain they worship Me, while they lay down precepts which are mere human rules.'"

Williams New Testament

Their worship of me is an empty show; the things they teach are only men's precepts.'"

World English Bible

And in vain do they worship me, teaching as doctrine rules made by men.'"

Worrell New Testament

But in vain do they worship Me, teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.'"

Worsley New Testament

but in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the injunctions of men.

Youngs Literal Translation

and in vain do they worship Me, teaching teachings -- commands of men.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

in vain
μάτην 
Maten 
in vain
Usage: 0

σέβομαι 
Sebomai 
Usage: 8

me
μέ 
me 
me, I, my, not tr
Usage: 122

διδάσκω 
Didasko 
Usage: 82

διδασκαλία 
Didaskalia 
Usage: 19

ἔνταλμα 
Entalma 
Usage: 1

References

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Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Human Traditions And God's Commandments

8 'This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouths, and honoureth me with their lips, howbeit their hearts are far from me: 9 But in vain they worship me, teaching doctrines which are nothing but men's precepts.'" 10 And he called the people unto him, and said to them, "Hear and understand.


Cross References

Isaiah 29:13

Therefore thus sayeth the LORD, "Forsomuch as this people, when they be in trouble, do honor me with their mouth, and with their lips, whereas their heart nevertheless is far from me; and the fear which they owe unto me, that turn they to men's laws and doctrines;

Titus 1:14

and not taking heed to Jews fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the truth.

Exodus 20:7

"Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain, for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

Leviticus 26:16

then I will do this again unto you: I will visit you with vexations, swelling, and fevers, that shall make your eyes dazzle; and with sorrows of heart. And ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Leviticus 26:20

And so your labour shall be spent in vain. For your land shall not give her increase, neither the trees of the land shall give their fruits.

Deuteronomy 12:32

But whatsoever I command you, that take heed ye do: and put nought thereto, nor take ought therefrom.

1 Samuel 25:21

And David said, "In vain have I kept all that this fellow had in the wilderness: so that nought was missed that pertained unto him, for he hath quite me with evil for good.

Psalm 39:6

Yea every man walketh as it were a shadow, and disquieteth himself in vain: he heapeth up riches, and cannot tell who shall gather them.

Psalm 73:13

and I said, "Then have I cleansed my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocency?

Proverbs 30:5-6

All the words of God are pure and clean, for he is a shield unto all them that put their trust in him.

Ecclesiastes 5:2-7

and let not thine heart speak anything rashly before God. For God is in heaven, and thou upon earth, therefore let thy words be few.

Isaiah 1:13-15

Offer me no more oblations, for it is but lost labour. I abhor your incense. I may not away with your new moons, your Sabbaths and solemn days. Your fastings are also in vain.

Isaiah 58:1-3

Cry with the throat and spare not. Lift up thy voice as a trumpet, and tell my people their offences and the house of Jacob their sins.

Malachi 3:14

Ye have said, 'It is but lost labour, to serve God: What profit have we for keeping his commandments, and for walking humbly before the LORD of Hosts?

Mark 7:7

In vain they worship me, teaching doctrines which are nothing but the commandments of men,

1 Corinthians 15:2

by the which also ye are saved - I do you to know, after what manner I preached unto you - if ye keep it, except ye have believed in vain.

Colossians 2:18-22

Let no man make you shoot at a wrong mark, which after his own imagination walketh in the humbleness and holiness of angels, things which he never saw: causeless, puffed up with his fleshly mind,

1 Timothy 1:4

neither give heed to fables and genealogies, which are endless, and breed doubts, more than Godly edifying which is by faith:

1 Timothy 4:1-3

The spirit speaketh evidently that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, and shall give heed unto spirits of error,

1 Timothy 4:6-7

If thou shalt put the brethren in remembrance of these things, thou shalt be a good minister of Jesus Christ which hast been nourished up in the words of the faith, and good doctrine, which doctrine thou hast continually followed.

Hebrews 13:9

Be not carried about with divers and strange learning. For it is a good thing that the heart be established with grace, and not with meats, which have not profited them that have had their pastime in them.

James 2:20

Wilt thou understand, o thou vain man, that faith without deeds is dead?

Revelation 22:18

I testify unto every man that heareth the words of prophecy of this book: if any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book.

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