Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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?

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 that which is thy duty, and go thy way. I will give unto this last, as much as to thee. 15 Is it not lawful for me to do as me listeth, with mine own? Is thine eye evil because I am good? 16 So the last shall be first, and the first shall be last. For many are called, and few be chosen."


Cross References

Deuteronomy 15:9

And beware that there be not a point of Belial in thine heart, that thou wouldest say, 'The seventh year, the year of freedom is at hand,' and therefore it grieve thee to look on thy poor brother and givest him nought and he then cry unto the LORD against thee and it be sin unto thee.

Matthew 6:23

But and if thine eye be wicked, then all thy body shall be full of darkness. Wherefore if the light that is in thee, be darkness: how great is that darkness?

Mark 7:22

theft, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, uncleanness, and a wicked eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness:

Proverbs 23:6

Eat not thou with the envious, and desire not his meat,

Romans 9:15-24

For he saith to Moses, "I will show mercy to whom I show mercy: And will have compassion on whom I have compassion."

Exodus 33:19

And he said, "I will make all my good go before thee, and I will be called in this name Jehovah before thee, and will show mercy to whom I show mercy, and will have compassion on whom I have compassion."

Deuteronomy 7:6-8

For thou art a holy nation unto the LORD thy God: the LORD thy God hath chosen thee to be a several people unto himself of all nations that are upon the earth.

Deuteronomy 28:54

so that it shall grieve the man that is tender, and exceeding delicate among you, to look on his brother and upon his wife that lieth in his bosom and on the remnant of his children, which he hath yet left -

1 Chronicles 28:4-5

Moreover, the LORD God of Israel chose me of all the house of my father, to be king over Israel forever, for he chose Judah to be a captain: and in the house of Judah the house of my father, and of the sons of my father he had a lust to me, to make me king over all Israel.

Proverbs 28:22

He that will be rich all too soon, hath an evil eye; and considereth not that poverty shall come upon him.

Jeremiah 27:5-7

I am he that made the earth, the men, and the cattle that are upon the ground, with my great power and outstretched arm, and have given it unto whom it pleased me.

Jonah 4:1-4

Therefore Jonah was sore discontent and angry.

Matthew 11:25

At that time, Jesus answered and said, "I praise thee, O father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast opened them unto babes,

John 17:2

As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him.

Acts 13:45

When the Jews saw the people, they were full of indignation and spake against those things which were spoken of Paul; speaking against it, and railing on it.

Romans 11:5-6

Even so at this time is there a remnant left through the election of grace.

1 Corinthians 4:7

For who preferreth thee? What hast thou, that thou hast not received? If thou have received it: why boastest thou as though thou hadst not received it?

Ephesians 1:11

in whom we are made heirs, and were thereto predestinate according to the purpose of him which worketh all things after the purpose of his own will:

Ephesians 2:1

And you hath he quickened also, that were dead in trespass and sin:

Ephesians 2:5

even when we were dead by sin, hath quickened us together in Christ - for by grace are ye saved -

James 1:18

Of his own will begat he us with the word of life, that we should be the first fruits of his creatures.

James 5:9

Grudge not one against another, brethren, lest ye be damned. Behold, the judge standeth before the door.

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