Parallel Verses

World English Bible

But Jesus said, "Allow the little children, and don't forbid them to come to me; for the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to ones like these."

New American Standard Bible

But Jesus said, "Let the children alone, and do not hinder them from coming to Me; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these."

King James Version

But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.

Holman Bible

Then Jesus said, “Leave the children alone, and don’t try to keep them from coming to Me, because the kingdom of heaven is made up of people like this.”

International Standard Version

Jesus, however, said, "Let the little children come to me, and stop keeping them away, because the kingdom from heaven belongs to people like these."

A Conservative Version

But Jesus said, Allow the children, and do not forbid them to come to me, for of such kind is the kingdom of the heavens.

American Standard Version

But Jesus said, Suffer the little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for to such belongeth the kingdom of heaven.

Amplified

But He said, Leave the children alone! Allow the little ones to come to Me, and do not forbid or restrain or hinder them, for of such [as these] is the kingdom of heaven composed.

An Understandable Version

But Jesus said, "Allow these little children to come to me and stop trying to prevent them. For the kingdom of heaven belongs to such [humble ones] as these." [See 18:4].

Anderson New Testament

But Jesus said: Let the little children come to me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.

Bible in Basic English

But Jesus said, Let the little ones come to me, and do not keep them away: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.

Common New Testament

But Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them; for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven."

Daniel Mace New Testament

but Jesus said, let the children alone, and don't hinder them from coming to me: for of such does the gospel-kingdom consist.

Darby Translation

But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and do not hinder them from coming to me; for the kingdom of the heavens is of such:

Godbey New Testament

But Jesus said, Suffer the little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of the heavens.

Goodspeed New Testament

But Jesus said, "Let the children alone, and do not try to keep them from coming to me, for the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to such as they are."

John Wesley New Testament

But Jesus said, Suffer little children to come to me, and forbid them not; for of such is the kingdom of heaven.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But Jesus said, Suffer the little children to come unto me and forbid them not, for of such is the kingdom of the heavens.

Julia Smith Translation

But Jesus said, Let go the young children, and hinder them not, to come to me: for of such is the kingdom of the heavens.

King James 2000

But Jesus said, Allow little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But Jesus said, "Allow the children, and do not forbid them to come to me, {for to such belongs} the kingdom of heaven."

Modern King James verseion

But Jesus said, Allow the little children to come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of Heaven.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But Jesus said unto them, "Suffer the children, and forbid them not to come to me, for of such is the kingdom of heaven."

Moffatt New Testament

but Jesus said to them, "Let the children alone, do not stop them from coming to me: the Realm of heaven belongs to such as these."

Montgomery New Testament

"Let the little children come to me, and forbid them not; for it is to the childlike that the kingdom of heaven belongs."

NET Bible

But Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me and do not try to stop them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these."

New Heart English Bible

But Jesus said, "Allow the little children, and do not forbid them to come to me; for the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to ones like these."

Noyes New Testament

But Jesus said to them, Suffer the children, and forbid them not to come to me; for to such belongeth the kingdom of heaven.

Sawyer New Testament

But Jesus said, Suffer the little children to come to me, and forbid them not, for of such is the kingdom of heaven.

The Emphasized Bible

But, Jesus, said - Suffer the children - and do not hinder them - to come unto me, - for, of such, is the kingdom of the heavens.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then said Jesus, Permit little children, and hinder them not from coming to me; for of such is the kingdom of heaven.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Jesus, however, said: "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for it is to the childlike that the Kingdom of Heaven belongs."

Webster

But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not to come to me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.

Weymouth New Testament

Jesus however said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them; for it is to those who are childlike that the Kingdom of the Heavens belongs."

Williams New Testament

But Jesus said, "Let the little children alone, and stop preventing them from coming to me, for to such as these the kingdom of heaven belongs."

Worrell New Testament

But Jesus said, "Permit the little children??nd do not forbid them??o come to Me; for of such is the Kingdom of Heaven."

Worsley New Testament

but Jesus said, Suffer the children to come to me, and do not hinder them: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.

Youngs Literal Translation

But Jesus said, 'Suffer the children, and forbid them not, to come unto me, for of such is the reign of the heavens;'

Verse Picture

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

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

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

ἀφίημι 
Aphiemi 
Usage: 57

παιδίον 
Paidion 
Usage: 35

and

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

κωλύω 
Koluo 
Usage: 15


Usage: 0

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

to come
ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

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

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

of such
τοιοῦτος 
Toioutos 
Usage: 51

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 19:14

References

Hastings

Images Matthew 19:14

Context Readings

Little Children Brought To Jesus

13 Then little children were brought to him, that he should lay his hands on them and pray; and the disciples rebuked them. 14 But Jesus said, "Allow the little children, and don't forbid them to come to me; for the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to ones like these." 15 He laid his hands on them, and departed from there.


Cross References

Matthew 18:3

and said, "Most certainly I tell you, unless you turn, and become as little children, you will in no way enter into the Kingdom of Heaven.

Luke 18:16-17

Jesus summoned them, saying, "Allow the little children to come to me, and don't hinder them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as these.

1 Corinthians 14:20

Brothers, don't be children in thoughts, yet in malice be babies, but in thoughts be mature.

Genesis 17:7-8

I will establish my covenant between me and you and your seed after you throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God to you and to your seed after you.

Genesis 17:24-26

Abraham was ninety-nine years old, when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.

Genesis 21:4

Abraham circumcised his son, Isaac, when he was eight days old, as God had commanded him.

Judges 13:7

but he said to me, 'Behold, you shall conceive, and bear a son; and now drink no wine nor strong drink, and eat not any unclean thing; for the child shall be a Nazirite to God from the womb to the day of his death.'"

1 Samuel 1:11

She vowed a vow, and said, "Yahweh of Armies, if you will indeed look on the affliction of your handmaid, and remember me, and not forget your handmaid, but will give to your handmaid a boy, then I will give him to Yahweh all the days of his life, and no razor shall come on his head."

1 Samuel 1:22

But Hannah didn't go up; for she said to her husband, "Not until the child is weaned; then I will bring him, that he may appear before Yahweh, and stay there forever."

1 Samuel 1:24

When she had weaned him, she took him up with her, with three bulls, and one ephah of meal, and a bottle of wine, and brought him to Yahweh's house in Shiloh. The child was young.

1 Samuel 2:18

But Samuel ministered before Yahweh, being a child, clothed with a linen ephod.

Matthew 11:25

At that time, Jesus answered, "I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you hid these things from the wise and understanding, and revealed them to infants.

Mark 10:14

But when Jesus saw it, he was moved with indignation, and said to them, "Allow the little children to come to me! Don't forbid them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as these.

1 Peter 2:1-2

Putting away therefore all wickedness, all deceit, hypocrisies, envies, and all evil speaking,

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