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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.

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.

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.

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

Usage: 0

μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

ἀμήν 
amen 
Usage: 48

I say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

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

ὅτι 
Hoti 
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

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Context Readings

A Rich Young Man

22 But hearing these words the young man went away sorrowing: for he had much property. 23 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. 24 And again I say to you, It is simpler for a camel to go through a needle's eye, than for a man with much money to go into the kingdom of God.



Cross References

Matthew 13:22

And that which was dropped among the thorns, this is he who has the word; and the cares of this life, and the deceits of wealth, put a stop to the growth of the word and it gives no fruit.

Mark 10:23

And Jesus, looking round about, said to his disciples, How hard it is for those who have wealth to come into the kingdom of God!

Luke 18:24

And Jesus, looking at him, said, How hard it is for those who have wealth to get into the kingdom of God!

1 Corinthians 1:26

For you see God's design for you, my brothers, that he has not taken a great number of the wise after the flesh, not the strong, not the noble:

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But those who have a desire for wealth are falling into danger, and are taken as in a net by a number of foolish and damaging desires, through which men are overtaken by death and destruction.

Deuteronomy 6:10-12

And when the Lord your God has taken you into the land which he gave his oath to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, that he would give you; with great and fair towns which were not of your building;

Deuteronomy 8:10-18

And you will have food enough and be full, praising the Lord your God for the good land he has given you.

Job 31:24-25

If I made gold my hope, or if I ever said to the best gold, I have put my faith in you;

Psalm 49:6-7

Even of those whose faith is in their wealth, and whose hearts are lifted up because of their stores.

Psalm 49:16-19

Have no fear when wealth comes to a man, and the glory of his house is increased;

Proverbs 11:28

He who puts his faith in wealth will come to nothing; but the upright man will be full of growth like the green leaf.

Proverbs 30:8-9

Put far from me all false and foolish things: do not give me great wealth or let me be in need, but give me only enough food:

Matthew 5:20

For I say to you, If your righteousness is not greater than the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never go into the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 18:3

And said, Truly, I say to you, If you do not have a change of heart and become like little children, you will not go into the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 21:31

Which of the two did his father's pleasure? They say, The first. Jesus said to them, Truly I say to you, that tax-farmers and loose women are going into the kingdom of God before you.

Luke 12:15-21

And he said to them, Take care to keep yourselves free from the desire for property; for a man's life is not made up of the number of things which he has.

Luke 16:13-14

No man may be a servant to two masters: for he will have hate for the one and love for the other; or he will keep to the one and have no respect for the other. You may not be servants of God and of wealth.

Luke 16:19-28

Now there was a certain man of great wealth, who was dressed in fair clothing of purple and delicate linen, and was shining and glad every day.

John 3:3

Jesus said to him, Truly, I say to you, Without a new birth no man is able to see the kingdom of God.

John 3:5

Jesus said in answer, Truly, I say to you, If a man's birth is not from water and from the Spirit, it is not possible for him to go into the kingdom of God.

Acts 14:22

Making strong the souls of the disciples, saying to them that they were to keep the faith, and that we have to go through troubles of all sorts to come into the kingdom of God.

James 1:9-11

But let the brother of low position be glad that he is lifted up;

James 2:6

But you have put the poor man to shame. Are not the men of wealth rulers over you? do they not take you by force before their judges?

James 5:1-4

Come now, you men of wealth, give yourselves to weeping and crying because of the bitter troubles which are coming to you.

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