Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

You blind guides, who strain out a gnat, and swallow a camel.

New American Standard Bible

You blind guides, who strain out a gnat and swallow a camel!

King James Version

Ye blind guides, which strain at a gnat, and swallow a camel.

Holman Bible

Blind guides! You strain out a gnat, yet gulp down a camel!

International Standard Version

You blind guides! You filter out a gnat, yet swallow a camel!

A Conservative Version

Ye blind guides, who strain out the gnat, and swallow the camel.

American Standard Version

Ye blind guides, that strain out the gnat, and swallow the camel!

Amplified

You [spiritually] blind guides, who strain out a gnat [consuming yourselves with miniscule matters] and swallow a camel [ignoring and violating God’s precepts]!

An Understandable Version

You blind leaders, who strain out a [tiny] gnat [i.e., from your drinking water] and [yet] swallow a [whole] camel.

Anderson New Testament

Blind guides! who strain out a gnat, but swallow a camel.

Bible in Basic English

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

Common New Testament

You blind guides, who strain out a gnat and swallow a camel!

Daniel Mace New Testament

ye blind guides, who strain your liquor for a gnat, and swallow a beetle.

Darby Translation

Blind guides, who strain out the gnat, but drink down the camel.

Godbey New Testament

Ye blind guides, who strain out the gnat, and swallow down the camel.

Goodspeed New Testament

You blind guides! straining out the gnat, and yet swallowing the camel!

John Wesley New Testament

Ye blind guides, who strain out a gnat, and swallow a camel.

Julia Smith Translation

Blind guides, straining a gnat, and swallowing down a camel.

King James 2000

You blind guides, who strain out a gnat, and swallow a camel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Blind guides who filter out a gnat and swallow a camel!

Modern King James verseion

Blind guides who strain out a gnat and swallow a camel!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Ye blind guides, which strain out a gnat, and swallow a camel.

Moffatt New Testament

Blind guides that you are, filtering away the gnat and swallowing the camel!

Montgomery New Testament

"You blind guides! who strain out the gnat and swallow the camel!

NET Bible

Blind guides! You strain out a gnat yet swallow a camel!

Noyes New Testament

Blind guides! who strain out a gnat, and swallow a camel.

Sawyer New Testament

Blind guides! who strain out a gnat and swallow down a camel.

The Emphasized Bible

Blind guides! Straining out the gnat, but, the camel, swallowing.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Ye blind guides! who strain out a gnat, but gulp down a camel.

Twentieth Century New Testament

You blind guides, to strain out a gnat and to swallow a camel!

Webster

Ye blind guides, who strain out a gnat, and swallow a camel.

Weymouth New Testament

You blind guides, straining out the gnat while you gulp down the camel!

Williams New Testament

You blind leaders, who are straining out the gnat but gulping down the camel!

World English Bible

You blind guides, who strain out a gnat, and swallow a camel!

Worrell New Testament

Blind guides! straining out the gnat, and swallowing the camel!

Worsley New Testament

Blind guides, who strain out a gnat, and swallow a camel!

Youngs Literal Translation

'Blind guides! who are straining out the gnat, and the camel are swallowing.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ye blind
τυφλός 
Tuphlos 
Usage: 34

ὁδηγός 
Hodegos 
Usage: 2

διῦλίζω 
Diulizo 
strain at
Usage: 0

a gnat
κώνωψ 
Konops 
Usage: 0

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

καταπίνω 
Katapino 
Usage: 6

Context Readings

Jesus Condemns Their Hypocrisy

23 "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites. For you tithe mint, dill, and cumin, and have left undone the weightier matters of the Law: justice, mercy, and faith. But you ought to have done these, and not to have left the other undone. 24 You blind guides, who strain out a gnat, and swallow a camel. 25 "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites. For you clean the outside of the cup and of the platter, but within they are full of extortion and self-indulgence.



Cross References

Matthew 19:24

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."

Matthew 7:4

Or how will you tell your brother, 'Let me remove the speck from your eye;' and look, the log is in your own eye?

Matthew 15:2-6

"Why do your disciples disobey the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat bread."

Matthew 23:16

"Woe to you, you blind guides, who say, 'Whoever swears by the temple, it is nothing; but whoever swears by the gold of the temple, he is obligated.'

Matthew 27:6-8

The chief priests took the pieces of silver, and said, "It's not lawful to put them into the treasury, since it is the price of blood."

Luke 6:7-10

The scribes and the Pharisees watched him, to see whether he would heal on the Sabbath, that they might find an accusation against him.

John 18:28

They led Jesus therefore from Caiaphas into the Praetorium. It was early, and they themselves did not enter into the Praetorium, that they might not be defiled, but might eat the Passover.

John 18:40

Then they shouted again, saying, "Not this man, but Barabbas." Now Barabbas was a robber.

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