Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

And he said to them, 'All do not receive this word, but those to whom it hath been given;

New American Standard Bible

But He said to them, "Not all men can accept this statement, but only those to whom it has been given.

King James Version

But he said unto them, All men cannot receive this saying, save they to whom it is given.

Holman Bible

But He told them, “Not everyone can accept this saying, but only those it has been given to.

International Standard Version

"Not everyone can accept this saying," he replied, "except those to whom celibacy has been granted,

A Conservative Version

But he said to them, Not all men can accommodate this saying, but to whom it has been given.

American Standard Version

But he said unto them, Not all men can receive this saying, but they to whom it is given.

Amplified

But He said to them, Not all men can accept this saying, but it is for those to whom [the capacity to receive] it has been given.

An Understandable Version

But He replied, "Not all men can accept such an arrangement [i.e., not marrying], but it is [only] for those who have the capacity for accepting it.

Anderson New Testament

But he said to them: All can not accept this saying; only those to whom it is given.

Bible in Basic English

But he said to them, Not all men are able to take in this saying, but only those to whom it is given.

Common New Testament

But he said to them, "Not all men can accept this saying, but only those to whom it has been given.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but he reply'd, 'tis not everyman can live single, but only such as have the gift of continency.

Darby Translation

And he said to them, All cannot receive this word, but those to whom it has been given;

Godbey New Testament

And He said to them, All do not receive this word, but those to whom it has been given.

Goodspeed New Testament

He said to them, "It is not everyone who can accept that, but only those who have a special gift.

John Wesley New Testament

But he said to them, All men cannot receive this saying, but they to whom it is given.

Julia Smith Translation

And he said to them, All have not room for this word, but to whom it is given.

King James 2000

But he said unto them, All men cannot receive this saying, only they to whom it is given.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But he said to them, "Not everyone can accept this saying but [those] to whom it has been given.

Modern King James verseion

But He said to them, Not all receive this word, except those to whom it is given.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He said unto them, "All men cannot away with that saying, save they to whom it is given.

Moffatt New Testament

He said to them, "True, but this truth is not practicable for everyone, it is only for those who have the gift.

Montgomery New Testament

He answered them. "Not all are accepting this teaching, but only those to whom it has been granted.

NET Bible

He said to them, "Not everyone can accept this statement, except those to whom it has been given.

New Heart English Bible

But he said to them, "Not all men can receive this saying, but those to whom it is given.

Noyes New Testament

But he said to them, All cannot receive this saying, but they only to whom it is given.

Sawyer New Testament

And he said to them, All do not receive this word, but those to whom it is given.

The Emphasized Bible

But, he, said unto them - Not all, find room for he word, save they to whom it hath been given;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then he said to them, All men are not capable of receiving this saying, but they to whom it is given.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"It is not every one," replied Jesus, "who can accept this teaching, but only those who have been enabled to do so.

Webster

But he said to them, All men cannot receive this saying, save they to whom it is given.

Weymouth New Testament

"It is not every man," He replied, "who can receive this teaching, but only those on whom the grace has been bestowed.

Williams New Testament

He said to them, "It is not every man who has the capacity to carry out this saying, but it is for those to whom the capacity has been given.

World English Bible

But he said to them, "Not all men can receive this saying, but those to whom it is given.

Worrell New Testament

But He said to them, "Not all can receive this saying, but those to whom it has been given;

Worsley New Testament

but He said unto them, All men cannot receive this saying of yours, but those only who have the gift of continence:

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

he said
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824


Usage: 0

All
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

χωρέω 
Choreo 
Usage: 5

τοῦτον 
Touton 
Usage: 50

λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

they to whom
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

References

Context Readings

On Divorce

10 His disciples say to him, 'If the case of the man with the woman is so, it is not good to marry.' 11 And he said to them, 'All do not receive this word, but those to whom it hath been given; 12 for there are eunuchs who from the mother's womb were so born; and there are eunuchs who were made eunuchs by men; and there are eunuchs who kept themselves eunuchs because of the reign of the heavens: he who is able to receive it -- let him receive.'


Cross References

1 Corinthians 7:17

if not, as God did distribute to each, as the Lord hath called each -- so let him walk; and thus in all the assemblies do I direct:

Matthew 13:11

And he answering said to them that -- 'To you it hath been given to know the secrets of the reign of the heavens, and to these it hath not been given,

1 Corinthians 7:2

and because of the whoredom let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her proper husband;

1 Corinthians 7:7-9

for I wish all men to be even as I myself am; but each his own gift hath of God, one indeed thus, and one thus.

1 Corinthians 7:35

And this for your own profit I say: not that I may cast a noose upon you, but for the seemliness and devotedness to the Lord, undistractedly,

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