Parallel Verses

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;'

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.

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."

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."

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.

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 were brought near to him children that he might put hands on them and pray, and the disciples rebuked them. 14 But Jesus said, 'Suffer the children, and forbid them not, to come unto me, for of such is the reign of the heavens;' 15 and having laid on them his hands, he departed thence.


Cross References

Matthew 18:3

and said, 'Verily I say to you, if ye may not be turned and become as the children, ye may not enter into the reign of the heavens;

Luke 18:16-17

and Jesus having called them near, said, 'Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not, for of such is the reign of God;

1 Corinthians 14:20

Brethren, become not children in the understanding, but in the evil be ye babes, and in the understanding become ye perfect;

Genesis 17:7-8

'And I have established My covenant between Me and thee, and thy seed after thee, to their generations, for a covenant age-during, to become God to thee, and to thy seed after thee;

Genesis 17:24-26

And Abraham is a son of ninety and nine years in the flesh of his foreskin being circumcised;

Genesis 21:4

and Abraham circumciseth Isaac his son, being a son of eight days, as God hath commanded him.

Judges 13:7

and he saith to me, Lo, thou art pregnant, and bearing a son, and now do not drink wine and strong drink, and do not eat any unclean thing, for a Nazarite to God is the youth from the womb till the day of his death.'

1 Samuel 1:11

and voweth a vow, and saith, 'Jehovah of Hosts, if Thou dost certainly look on the affliction of Thy handmaid, and hast remembered me, and dost not forget Thy handmaid, and hast given to Thy handmaid seed of men -- then I have given him to Jehovah all days of his life, and a razor doth not go up upon his head.'

1 Samuel 1:22

And Hannah hath not gone up, for she said to her husband, 'Till the youth is weaned -- then I have brought him in, and he hath appeared before the face of Jehovah, and dwelt there -- unto the age.'

1 Samuel 1:24

and she causeth him to go up with her when she hath weaned him, with three bullocks, and one ephah of flour, and a bottle of wine, and she bringeth him into the house of Jehovah at Shiloh, and the youth is but a youth.

1 Samuel 2:18

And Samuel is ministering in the presence of Jehovah, a youth girt with an ephod of linen;

Matthew 11:25

At that time Jesus answering said, 'I do confess to Thee, Father, Lord of the heavens and of the earth, that thou didst hide these things from wise and understanding ones, and didst reveal them to babes.

Mark 10:14

and Jesus having seen, was much displeased, and he said to them, 'Suffer the children to come unto me, and forbid them not, for of such is the reign of God;

1 Peter 2:1-2

Having put aside, then, all evil, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envyings, and all evil speakings,

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