Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Is it not lawful for me to do what I wish with what is my own? Or is your eye envious because I am generous?’

King James Version

Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good?

Holman Bible

Don’t I have the right to do what I want with my business? Are you jealous because I’m generous?’

International Standard Version

I am allowed to do what I want with my own money, am I not? Or are you envious because I'm generous?'

A Conservative Version

Is it not permitted for me to do what I want with my own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good?

American Standard Version

Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? or is thine eye evil, because I am good?

Amplified

Am I not lawfully permitted to do what I choose with what is mine? Or is your eye envious because I am generous?’

An Understandable Version

Is it against the law for me to do what I want with my own money? Or, is it that your eye is envious because I choose to be so generous?'

Anderson New Testament

Is it not allowed me to do what I will with my own? Or, is your eye envious, because I am good?

Bible in Basic English

Have I not the right to do as seems good to me in my house? or is your eye evil, because I am good?

Common New Testament

Is it not lawful for me to do what I want with my own money? Or are you envious because I am generous?'

Daniel Mace New Testament

can't I do what I will with my own? because I am bountiful, are you invidious?

Darby Translation

is it not lawful for me to do what I will in my own affairs? Is thine eye evil because I am good?

Godbey New Testament

Is it not lawful for me to do as I wish with mine own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good?

Goodspeed New Testament

Have I no right to do what I please with what is mine? Or do you begrudge my generosity?'

John Wesley New Testament

Is it not lawful for me, to do what I will with my own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? Is thine eye evil because I am good?

Julia Smith Translation

Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with my things? Or is thine eye evil because I am good

King James 2000

Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with my own? Is your eye evil, because I am good?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Is it not permitted for me to do whatever I want with [what is] mine? Or is your eye evil because I am generous?'

Modern King James verseion

Is it not lawful for me to do what I want with my own? Is your eye evil because I am good?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Is it not lawful for me to do as me listeth, with mine own? Is thine eye evil because I am good?

Moffatt New Testament

Can I not do as I please with what belongs to me? Have you a grudge because I am generous?'

Montgomery New Testament

"Have I not the right to do what I choose with my own property? Or is your eye evil because I am generous?'

NET Bible

Am I not permitted to do what I want with what belongs to me? Or are you envious because I am generous?'

New Heart English Bible

Is not it lawful for me to do what I want to with what I own? Or is your eye evil, because I am good?'

Noyes New Testament

Am I not free to do what I will with my own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good?

Sawyer New Testament

Is it not right for me to do what I will with my own? Is your eye evil because I am good?

The Emphasized Bible

Is it not allowed me to do, what I please, with my own? or is, thine eye, evil, because I good?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with my own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Have not I the right to do as I choose with what is mine? Are you envious because I am liberal?'

Webster

Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with my own? is thy eye evil because I am good?

Weymouth New Testament

Have I not a right to do what I choose with my own property? Or are you envious because I am generous?'

Williams New Testament

Have I not the right to do what I please with my own money? Or, is your eye causing you to be covetous, because I am generous?

World English Bible

Isn't it lawful for me to do what I want to with what I own? Or is your eye evil, because I am good?'

Worrell New Testament

Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with my own? Or is your eye evil, because I am good?'

Worsley New Testament

and may I not do what I will with my own?

Youngs Literal Translation

is it not lawful to me to do what I will in mine own? is thine eye evil because I am good?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Is it
ἔξεστι 
Exesti 
be lawful, may, let
Usage: 24

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ἔξεστι 
Exesti 
be lawful, may, let
Usage: 24

for me
μοί 
Moi 
me, my, I, mine
Usage: 152

to do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

I will
θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

with
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ἐμός 
Emos 
my, mine, mine own, of me, I
Usage: 25

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

σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

eye
ὀφθαλμός 
Ophthalmos 
Usage: 57

πονηρός 
Poneros 
Usage: 36

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

am
εἰμί 
Eimi 
I am , am, it is I , be, I was , have been, not tr
Usage: 72

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Workers In The Vineyard

14 'Take what is yours and go, but I wish to give to this last man the same as to you. 15 Is it not lawful for me to do what I wish with what is my own? Or is your eye envious because I am generous?’ 16 "So the last shall be first, and the first last."


Cross References

Deuteronomy 15:9

"Beware that there is no base thought in your heart, saying, 'The seventh year, the year of remission, is near,' and your eye is hostile toward your poor brother, and you give him nothing; then he may cry to the LORD against you, and it will be a sin in you.

Matthew 6:23

"But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light that is in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!

Mark 7:22

deeds of coveting and wickedness, as well as deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride and foolishness.

Proverbs 23:6

Do not eat the bread of a selfish man, Or desire his delicacies;

Romans 9:15-24

For He says to Moses, "I WILL HAVE MERCY ON WHOM I HAVE MERCY, AND I WILL HAVE COMPASSION ON WHOM I HAVE COMPASSION."

Exodus 33:19

And He said, "I Myself will make all My goodness pass before you, and will proclaim the name of the LORD before you; and I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will show compassion on whom I will show compassion."

Deuteronomy 7:6-8

"For you are a holy people to the LORD your God; the LORD your God has chosen you to be a people for His own possession out of all the peoples who are on the face of the earth.

Deuteronomy 28:54

"The man who is refined and very delicate among you shall be hostile toward his brother and toward the wife he cherishes and toward the rest of his children who remain,

1 Chronicles 28:4-5

"Yet, the LORD, the God of Israel, chose me from all the house of my father to be king over Israel forever For He has chosen Judah to be a leader; and in the house of Judah, my father's house, and among the sons of my father He took pleasure in me to make me king over all Israel.

Proverbs 28:22

A man with an evil eye hastens after wealth And does not know that want will come upon him.

Jeremiah 27:5-7

"I have made the earth, the men and the beasts which are on the face of the earth by My great power and by My outstretched arm, and I will give it to the one who is pleasing in My sight.

Jonah 4:1-4

But it greatly displeased Jonah and he became angry.

Matthew 11:25

At that time Jesus said, "I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants.

John 17:2

even as You gave Him authority over all flesh, that to all whom You have given Him, He may give eternal life.

Acts 13:45

But when the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and began contradicting the things spoken by Paul, and were blaspheming.

Romans 11:5-6

In the same way then, there has also come to be at the present time a remnant according to God's gracious choice.

1 Corinthians 4:7

For who regards you as superior? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast as if you had not received it?

Ephesians 1:11

also we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to His purpose who works all things after the counsel of His will,

Ephesians 2:1

And you were dead in your trespasses and sins,

Ephesians 2:5

even when we were dead in our transgressions, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved),

James 1:18

In the exercise of His will He brought us forth by the word of truth, so that we would be a kind of first fruits among His creatures.

James 5:9

Do not complain, brethren, against one another, so that you yourselves may not be judged; behold, the Judge is standing right at the door.

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