Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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!

New Heart English Bible

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

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! because ye give tithe of the mint, and the dill, and the cumin, and did neglect the weightier things of the Law -- the judgment, and the kindness, and the faith; these it behoved you to do, and those not to neglect. 24 'Blind guides! who are straining out the gnat, and the camel are swallowing. 25 'Woe to you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye make clean the outside of the cup and the plate, and within they are full of rapine and incontinence.



Cross References

Matthew 19:24

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.'

Matthew 7:4

or, how wilt thou say to thy brother, Suffer I may cast out the mote from thine eye, and lo, the beam is in thine own eye?

Matthew 15:2-6

'Wherefore do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they do not wash their hands when they may eat bread.'

Matthew 23:16

Woe to you, blind guides, who are saying, Whoever may swear by the sanctuary, it is nothing, but whoever may swear by the gold of the sanctuary -- is debtor!

Matthew 27:6-8

And the chief priests having taken the silverlings, said, 'It is not lawful to put them to the treasury, seeing it is the price of blood;'

Luke 6:7-10

and the scribes and the Pharisees were watching him, if on the sabbath he will heal, that they might find an accusation against him.

John 18:28

They led, therefore, Jesus from Caiaphas to the praetorium, and it was early, and they themselves did not enter into the praetorium, that they might not be defiled, but that they might eat the passover;

John 18:40

therefore they all cried out again, saying, 'Not this one -- but Barabbas;' and Barabbas was a robber.

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