Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And Jesus said to His disciples, "Truly I say to you, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.

King James Version

Then said Jesus unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, That a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Holman Bible

Then Jesus said to His disciples, "I assure you: It will be hard for a rich person to enter the kingdom of heaven!

International Standard Version

Then Jesus told his disciples, "I tell all of you with certainty, it will be hard for a rich person to get into the kingdom from heaven.

A Conservative Version

And Jesus said to his disciples, Truly I say to you, that a rich man will enter into the kingdom of the heavens difficultly.

American Standard Version

And Jesus said unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, It is hard for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Amplified

And Jesus said to His disciples, Truly I say to you, it will be difficult for a rich man to get into the kingdom of heaven.

An Understandable Version

Jesus said to His disciples, "Truly I tell you, it is difficult for a rich person to enter the kingdom of heaven.

Anderson New Testament

Jesus said to his disciples: Verily I say to you, A rich man will with difficulty enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Bible in Basic English

And Jesus said to his disciples, Truly I say to you, It is hard for a man with much money to go into the kingdom of heaven.

Common New Testament

Then Jesus said to his disciples, "Truly I say to you, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.

Daniel Mace New Testament

then said Jesus to his disciples, I declare unto you, it will be difficult for a rich man to enter into the gospel kingdom.

Darby Translation

And Jesus said to his disciples, Verily I say unto you, A rich man shall with difficulty enter into the kingdom of the heavens;

Godbey New Testament

And Jesus said to His disciples, Truly I say unto you, that a rich man will hardly enter into the kingdom of the heavens.

Goodspeed New Testament

Jesus said to his disciples, "I tell you, it will be hard for a rich man to get into the Kingdom of Heaven!

John Wesley New Testament

Then said Jesus to his disciples, Verily I say to you, a rich man shall with difficulty enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then said Jesus unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, It is difficult that a rich man shall enter into the kingdom of the heavens.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jesus said to his disciples, Truly I say to you, That with difficulty shall a rich one come into the kingdom of the heavens.

King James 2000

Then said Jesus unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, That a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Jesus said to his disciples, "Truly I say to you that with difficulty a rich person will enter into the kingdom of heaven!

Modern King James verseion

Then Jesus said to His disciples, Truly I say to you that a rich man will with great difficulty enter into the kingdom of Heaven.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then Jesus said then unto his disciples: "Verily I say unto you, it is hard for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Moffatt New Testament

And Jesus said to his disciples, "I tell you truly, it will be difficult for a rich man to get into the Realm of heaven.

Montgomery New Testament

So Jesus said to his disciples. "In solemn truth I tell you that a rich man will find it difficult to enter the kingdom of heaven.

NET Bible

Then Jesus said to his disciples, "I tell you the truth, it will be hard for a rich person to enter the kingdom of heaven!

New Heart English Bible

Jesus said to his disciples, "Truly I say to you, a rich man will enter into the Kingdom of Heaven with difficulty.

New simplified Bible

Jesus said to his disciples: Truly I tell you, it is hard for a man with much money to go into the kingdom of heaven.

Noyes New Testament

Then Jesus said to his disciples, Truly do I say to you, it will be hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.

Sawyer New Testament

And Jesus said to his disciples, I tell you truly, that a rich man will enter into the kingdom of heaven with difficulty.

The Emphasized Bible

And, Jesus, said unto his disciples - Verily, I say unto you, A rich man, with difficulty, shall enter into the kingdom of the heavens.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then Jesus said to his disciples, Verily I say unto you, That very difficultly shall a rich man enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Twentieth Century New Testament

At this, Jesus said to his disciples: "I tell you that a rich man will find it hard to enter the Kingdom of Heaven!

Webster

Then said Jesus to his disciples, Verily I say to you, that a rich man shall with difficulty enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Weymouth New Testament

So Jesus said to His disciples, "I solemnly tell you that it is with difficulty that a rich man will enter the Kingdom of the Heavens.

Williams New Testament

Jesus said to His disciples, "I solemnly say to you, it will be hard for a rich man to get into the kingdom of heaven.

World English Bible

Jesus said to his disciples, "Most certainly I say to you, a rich man will enter into the Kingdom of Heaven with difficulty.

Worrell New Testament

And Jesus said to His disciples, "Verily I say to you, that with difficulty shall a rich man enter into the Kingdom of Heaven.

Worsley New Testament

Then said Jesus to his disciples, Verily I tell you, that a rich man shall with difficulty enter into the kingdom of heaven:

Youngs Literal Translation

and Jesus said to his disciples, 'Verily I say to you, that hardly shall a rich man enter into the reign of the heavens;

Interlinear

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

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

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

his

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

ἀμήν 
amen 
Usage: 48

I say
λέγω 
Lego 
say , speak , call , tell ,
Usage: 1045

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you , ye , your , not tr ,
Usage: 293

ὅτι 
Hoti 
that , for , because , how that , how ,
Usage: 764

a rich man
πλούσιος 
Plousios 
Usage: 15

εἰσέρχομαι 
Eiserchomai 
enter , go , come in , go in , enter in , come , arise
Usage: 120

δυσκόλως 
Duskolos 
Usage: 0

εἰσέρχομαι 
Eiserchomai 
enter , go , come in , go in , enter in , come , arise
Usage: 120

εἰς 
Eis 
into , to , unto , for , in , on , toward , against ,
Usage: 1267

the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

References

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Context Readings

A Rich Young Man

22 But when the young man heard this statement, he went away grieving; for he was one who owned much property. 23 And Jesus said to His disciples, "Truly I say to you, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. 24 "Again I say to you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God."



Cross References

Matthew 13:22

"And the one on whom seed was sown among the thorns, this is the man who hears the word, and the worry of the world and the deceitfulness of wealth choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.

Mark 10:23

And Jesus, looking around, said to His disciples, "How hard it will be for those who are wealthy to enter the kingdom of God!"

Luke 18:24

And Jesus looked at him and said, "How hard it is for those who are wealthy to enter the kingdom of God!

1 Corinthians 1:26

For consider your calling, brethren, that there were not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble;

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge men into ruin and destruction.

Deuteronomy 6:10-12

"Then it shall come about when the LORD your God brings you into the land which He swore to your fathers, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, to give you, great and splendid cities which you did not build,

Deuteronomy 8:10-18

"When you have eaten and are satisfied, you shall bless the LORD your God for the good land which He has given you.

Job 31:24-25

"If I have put my confidence in gold, And called fine gold my trust,

Psalm 49:6-7

Even those who trust in their wealth And boast in the abundance of their riches?

Psalm 49:16-19

Do not be afraid when a man becomes rich, When the glory of his house is increased;

Proverbs 11:28

He who trusts in his riches will fall, But the righteous will flourish like the green leaf.

Proverbs 30:8-9

Keep deception and lies far from me, Give me neither poverty nor riches; Feed me with the food that is my portion,

Matthew 5:20

"For I say to you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 18:3

and said, "Truly I say to you, unless you are converted and become like children, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 21:31

"Which of the two did the will of his father?" They said, "The first." Jesus said to them, "Truly I say to you that the tax collectors and prostitutes will get into the kingdom of God before you.

Luke 12:15-21

Then He said to them, "Beware, and be on your guard against every form of greed; for not even when one has an abundance does his life consist of his possessions."

Luke 16:13-14

"No servant can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or else he will be devoted to one and despise the other You cannot serve God and wealth."

Luke 16:19-28

"Now there was a rich man, and he habitually dressed in purple and fine linen, joyously living in splendor every day.

John 3:3

Jesus answered and said to him, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God."

John 3:5

Jesus answered, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

Acts 14:22

strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying, "Through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God."

James 1:9-11

But the brother of humble circumstances is to glory in his high position;

James 2:6

But you have dishonored the poor man. Is it not the rich who oppress you and personally drag you into court?

James 5:1-4

Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries which are coming upon you.



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