Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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.

New American Standard Bible

"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."

King James Version

And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

Holman Bible

Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God.”

International Standard Version

Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to squeeze through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to get into the kingdom of God."

A Conservative Version

And again I say to you, it is easier for a camel to pass through the hole of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

American Standard Version

And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

Amplified

Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to go into the kingdom of heaven.

An Understandable Version

And again I tell you, it is [actually] easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle, than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God."

Anderson New Testament

And 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 into the kingdom of God.

Common New Testament

Again I tell 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."

Daniel Mace New Testament

I tell you again, it is easier for a cable to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the divine kingdom.

Darby Translation

and again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to enter a needle's eye than a rich man into the kingdom of God.

Godbey New Testament

And 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 go into the kingdom of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

And again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to get through a needle's eye than for a rich man to get into the Kingdom of God!"

John Wesley New Testament

And again I say to you, It is easier for a camel to go thro' the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And again I say unto you, It is easier to put a cable through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

Julia Smith Translation

And again I say to you, It is of easier labor for a camel to pass through the hole of a needle, than for a rich one to come into the kingdom of God.

King James 2000

And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And again I say to you, it is easier [for] a camel to go through the eye of a needle than a rich person into the kingdom of God."

Modern King James verseion

And 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 into the kingdom of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And moreover I say unto you: it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God."

Moffatt New Testament

I tell you again, it is easier for a camel to get through a needle's eye than for a rich man to get into the Realm of God."

Montgomery New Testament

"I tell you again, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven."

NET Bible

Again I say, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter into the kingdom of God."

New Heart English Bible

Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter into the Kingdom of God."

Noyes New Testament

And 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 heaven.

Sawyer New Testament

And again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

The Emphasized Bible

Again I say unto you - Easier, is it for, a camel, through the eye of a needle, to enter, than a rich man - into the kingdom of God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And again I repeat it to you, It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

I say again, it is easier for a camel to get through a needle's eye than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven!"

Webster

And 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 into the kingdom of God.

Weymouth New Testament

Yes, I tell 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."

Williams New Testament

Again, I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye than for a rich man to get into the kingdom of heaven."

World English Bible

Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter into the Kingdom of God."

Worrell New Testament

And 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 into the Kingdom of God."

Worsley New Testament

and again I tell you, It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

and again I say to you, it is easier for a camel through the eye of a needle to go, than for a rich man to enter into the reign of God.'

Interlinear

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

πάλιν 
Palin 
Usage: 120

I say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

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

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

εὐκοπώτερος 
Eukopoteros 
Usage: 0

for
διέρχομαι 
Dierchomai 
εἰσέρχομαι 
Eiserchomai 
pass, pass through, go, go over, go through, walk, , vr to go
enter, go, come in, go in, enter in, come, arise
Usage: 37
Usage: 120

a camel
κάμηλος 
Kamelos 
Usage: 2

to go
διέρχομαι 
Dierchomai 
pass, pass through, go, go over, go through, walk, , vr to go
Usage: 37

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

the eye
τρύπημα 
Trupema 
eye
Usage: 0

of a needle
ῥαφίς 
Rhaphis 
Usage: 0

ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

a rich man
πλούσιος 
Plousios 
Usage: 15

to enter
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

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

A Rich Young Man

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. 25 And the disciples, hearing this, were greatly surprised, saying, Who then may have salvation?



Cross References

Jeremiah 13:23

Is it possible for the skin of the Ethiopian to be changed, or the markings on the leopard? Then it might be possible for you to do good, who have been trained to do evil.

Matthew 19:26

And Jesus, looking at them, said, With men this is not possible; but with God all things are possible.

Mark 10:24-25

And the disciples were full of wonder at his words. But Jesus said to them again, Children, how hard it is for those who put faith in wealth to come into the kingdom of God!

Luke 18:25

It is simpler for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a man who has much money to come into the kingdom of God.

Matthew 23:24

You blind guides, who take out a fly from your drink, but make no trouble over a camel.

John 5:44

How is it possible for you to have faith while you take honour one from another and have no desire for the honour which comes from the only God?

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