Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Again you say, "Whoever swears an oath by the altar is excused, but whoever swears by the gift that is on it must keep his oath.'

New American Standard Bible

"And, 'Whoever swears by the altar, that is nothing, but whoever swears by the offering on it, he is obligated.'

King James Version

And, Whosoever shall swear by the altar, it is nothing; but whosoever sweareth by the gift that is upon it, he is guilty.

Holman Bible

Also, ‘Whoever takes an oath by the altar, it means nothing. But whoever takes an oath by the gift that is on it is bound by his oath.’

A Conservative Version

And, Whoever may swear by the altar, it is nothing, but whoever may swear by the gift upon it, he is obligated.

American Standard Version

And, Whosoever shall swear by the altar, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gift that is upon it, he is a debtor.

Amplified

You say too, Whoever swears by the altar is not duty bound; but whoever swears by the offering on the altar, his oath is binding.

An Understandable Version

And [you say], whoever takes an oath 'by the Altar,' it does not [really] mean anything, but whoever takes an oath 'by the gift on the Altar,' he is obligated to [fulfill] the oath.

Anderson New Testament

And, Whoever shall swear by the altar, it is nothing; but whoever shall swear by the gift that is on it, becomes a debtor.

Bible in Basic English

And, Whoever takes an oath by the altar, it is nothing; but whoever takes an oath by the offering which is on it, he is responsible.

Common New Testament

And you say, 'If anyone swears by the altar, it means nothing; but if anyone swears by the gift that is on it, he is bound by his oath.'

Daniel Mace New Testament

again, if any one swear by the altar he is under no engagement but if he swear by the gift that is upon it, he is bound thereby.

Darby Translation

And, Whosoever shall swear by the altar, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gift that is upon it is a debtor.

Godbey New Testament

And, Whosoever may swear by the altar, it is nothing; but whosoever may swear by the gift upon it, is debtor.

Goodspeed New Testament

You say, 'If anyone swears by the altar, it does not matter, but if anyone swears by the offering that is on it, it is binding.'

John Wesley New Testament

And whosoever shall swear by the altar, ye say, it is nothing: but whosoever shall swear by the gift that is upon it, is bound.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And, Whosoever shall swear by the altar, it is nothing; but whosoever swears by the gift that is upon it, he is a debtor.

Julia Smith Translation

And, Whoever should swear by the altar, it is nothing; and whoever should swear by the gift above it, he is indebted.

King James 2000

And, Whosoever shall swear by the altar, it is nothing; but whosoever swears by the gift that is upon it, he is bound.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And, 'Whoever swears by the altar, it is nothing! But whoever swears by the gift [that is] on it is bound [by his oath].'

Modern King James verseion

And, Whoever shall swear by the altar, it is nothing; but whoever swears by the gift that is on it, he is a debtor!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And, 'Whosoever sweareth by the altar it is nothing: but whosoever sweareth by the offering that lieth on the altar offendeth.'

Moffatt New Testament

You say again, 'Swear by the altar, and it means nothing; but swear by the gift upon it, and the oath is binding.'

Montgomery New Testament

"You say, too, that whoever swears by the offering that is upon it, his oath is binding.

NET Bible

And, 'Whoever swears by the altar is bound by nothing. But if anyone swears by the gift on it he is bound by the oath.'

New Heart English Bible

'Whoever swears by the altar, it is nothing; but whoever swears by the gift that is on it, he is obligated?'

Noyes New Testament

And, Whoever sweareth by the altar, it is nothing; but whoever sweareth by the gift that is upon it, is bound.

Sawyer New Testament

If a man swears by the altar, it is nothing; but if be swears by the gift which is on it, he is bound.

The Emphasized Bible

And, whosoever shall swear by the altar, it is, nothing, but, whosoever shall swear by the gift that is upon it, is bound:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And again, Whosoever shall swear by the altar, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gift that is upon it, it is binding.

Twentieth Century New Testament

You say, too, 'If any one swears by the altar, his oath counts for nothing, but, if any one swears by the offering placed on it, his oath is binding on him'!

Webster

And whoever shall swear by the altar, it is nothing; but whoever sweareth by the gift that is upon it, he is guilty.

Weymouth New Testament

And you say, "'Whoever swears by the altar, it is nothing; but whoever swears by the offering lying on it is bound by the oath.'

Williams New Testament

You say, 'Whoever swears by the altar is not duty-bound, but whoever swears by the offering on the altar is duty-bound!'

World English Bible

'Whoever swears by the altar, it is nothing; but whoever swears by the gift that is on it, he is obligated?'

Worrell New Testament

'And whosoever swears by the altar, it is nothing; but whosoever swears by the gift that is upon it, is a debtor!'

Worsley New Testament

And, If any one swear by the altar, it is nothing; but if any one swear by the gift upon it, he is bound.

Youngs Literal Translation

And, whoever may swear by the altar, it is nothing; but whoever may swear by the gift that is upon it -- is debtor!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

ὀμνύω 
Omnuo 
Usage: 15

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

the altar
θυσιαστήριον 
Thusiasterion 
Usage: 16

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

οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
Usage: 160

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ὀμνύω 
Omnuo 
Usage: 15

the gift
δῶρον 
Doron 
Usage: 9

that is upon
ἐπάνω 
Epano 
Usage: 12

it

Usage: 0

References

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Jesus Condemns Their Hypocrisy

17 You blind fools! What is more important, the gold or the sanctuary that made the gold holy? 18 Again you say, "Whoever swears an oath by the altar is excused, but whoever swears by the gift that is on it must keep his oath.' 19 You blind men! Which is more important, the gift or the altar that makes the gift holy?



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