Parallel Verses

Webster

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

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."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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.'"

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

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Human Traditions And God's Commandments

8 This people draw nigh to me with their mouth, and honor me with their lips; but their heart is far from me. 9 But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men. 10 And he called the multitude, and said to them, Hear, and understand:


Cross References

Isaiah 29:13

Wherefore the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people draw near me with their mouth, and with their lips do honor me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their fear towards me is taught by the precept of men:

Titus 1:14

Not giving heed to Jewish 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

I also will do this to you, I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning ague, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart: and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Leviticus 26:20

And your strength shall be spent in vain: for your land shall not yield her increase, neither shall the trees of the land yield their fruits.

Deuteronomy 12:32

Whatever thing I command you, observe to do it: thou shalt not add to it, nor diminish from it.

1 Samuel 25:21

(Now David had said, Surely in vain have I kept all that this man hath in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that pertained to him: and he hath requited me evil for good.

Psalm 39:6

Surely every man walketh in a vain show: surely they are disquieted in vain: he heapeth up riches, and knoweth not who shall gather them.

Psalm 73:13

Verily I have cleansed my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocence.

Proverbs 30:5-6

Every word of God is pure: he is a shield to them that put their trust in him.

Ecclesiastes 5:2-7

Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thy heart be hasty to utter any thing before God: for God is in heaven, and thou upon earth: therefore let thy words be few.

Isaiah 1:13-15

Bring no more vain oblations; incense is an abomination to me; the new moons and sabbaths, the calling of assemblies, I cannot endure; it is iniquity, even the solemn meeting.

Isaiah 58:1-3

Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and show my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins.

Malachi 3:14

Ye have said, It is vain to serve God: and what profit is it that we have kept his ordinance, and that we have walked mournfully before the LORD of hosts?

Mark 7:7

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

1 Corinthians 15:2

By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached to you, unless ye have believed in vain.

Colossians 2:18-22

Let no man beguile you of your reward in a voluntary humility and worshiping of angels, intruding into those things which he hath not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind,

1 Timothy 1:4

Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which minister questions, rather than godly edifying which is in faith; so do.

1 Timothy 4:1-3

Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some will depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits and doctrines of demons;

1 Timothy 4:6-7

If thou shalt put the brethren in remembrance of these things, thou wilt be a good minister of Jesus Christ, nourished by the words of faith and of good doctrine, to which thou hast attained.

Hebrews 13:9

Be not carried about with divers and strange doctrines: for it is a good thing that the heart be established with grace; not with meats, which have not profited them that have been occupied in them.

James 2:20

But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?

Revelation 22:18

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

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