Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

all, then, as much as they may say to you to observe, observe and do, but according to their works do not, for they say, and do not;

New American Standard Bible

therefore all that they tell you, do and observe, but do not do according to their deeds; for they say things and do not do them.

King James Version

All therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do; but do not ye after their works: for they say, and do not.

Holman Bible

Therefore do whatever they tell you, and observe it. But don’t do what they do, because they don’t practice what they teach.

International Standard Version

so do whatever they tell you and follow it, but stop doing what they do, because they don't do what they say.

A Conservative Version

All things therefore, however many they may tell you to observe, observe and do, but do not ye according to their works, for they say, and do not.

American Standard Version

all things therefore whatsoever they bid you, these do and observe: but do not ye after their works; for they say, and do not.

Amplified

so practice and observe everything they tell you, but do not do as they do; for they preach [things], but do not practice them.

An Understandable Version

Therefore, observe and practice everything they urge upon you, but do not follow their example [of living] because they say [the right things] but do not do them.

Anderson New Testament

therefore, all things that they command you to observe, observe and do. But do not according to their works: for they command, and do not.

Bible in Basic English

All things, then, which they give you orders to do, these do and keep: but do not take their works as your example, for they say and do not.

Common New Testament

So you must observe and do whatever they tell you. But do not do what they do; for they preach, but do not practice.

Daniel Mace New Testament

therefore whatever moral precepts they bid you observe, those observe and practise; but don't follow their example: for they preach one thing, and practise another.

Darby Translation

all things therefore, whatever they may tell you, do and keep. But do not after their works, for they say and do not,

Godbey New Testament

therefore do and keep all things so many as they may speak to you, but do not according to their works; for they say, and do not.

Goodspeed New Testament

So do everything they tell you, and observe it all, but do not do as they do, for they talk but do not act.

John Wesley New Testament

but do not ye after their works; for they say and do not.

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore all whatever they say to you to keep, keep and do; and according to their works do not, for they say and do not.

King James 2000

All therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do; but do not according to their works: for they say, and do not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore do and observe everything that they tell you, but do not do as {they do}, for they tell [others to do something] and do not do [it themselves].

Modern King James verseion

Therefore whatever they tell you to observe, observe and do. But do not do according to their works; for they say, and do not do.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

All therefore, whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do: but after their works do not: for they say, and do not.

Moffatt New Testament

so do whatever they tell you, obey them, but do not do as they do. They talk but they do not act.

Montgomery New Testament

"therefore do and observe whatever they bid you; but do not do as they do, for they preach, but do not practise.

NET Bible

Therefore pay attention to what they tell you and do it. But do not do what they do, for they do not practice what they teach.

New Heart English Bible

All which they will say unto you, observe and do; but their works do not do, because they say, and do not do.

Noyes New Testament

All, therefore, whatever they bid you, do and observe; but do not according to their works; for they say, and do not.

Sawyer New Testament

All things therefore which they tell you, do and keep. But do not their works. For they say and do not,

The Emphasized Bible

All things, therefore, whatsoever they tell you, do and observe, - but, according to their works, do ye not, for they, say, and do not, perform.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

all things therefore which they prescribe for you to observe, observe and practise; but do not according to their works, for they say, yet do not practise.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore practice and lay to heart everything that they tell preach but do not practice.

Webster

All therefore, whatever they bid you observe, that observe and do: but do not ye according to their works: for they say, and do not.

Weymouth New Testament

Therefore do and observe everything that they command you; but do not imitate their lives, for though they tell others what to do, they do not do it themselves.

Williams New Testament

So everything they tell you, do and practice, but stop doing what they do, for they preach but do not practice.

World English Bible

All things therefore whatever they tell you to observe, observe and do, but don't do their works; for they say, and don't do.

Worrell New Testament

All, therefore, whatsoever they bid you, do and observe; but do not according to their works; for they say and do not.

Worsley New Testament

observe therefore and do all things whatsoever they tell you to observe; but do not ye according to their works, for they say and do not:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
All
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

ὅσος 
Hosos 
Usage: 76

ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

you
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

and



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

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

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

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

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

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428


Usage: 0

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Seven Woes Pronounced On The Scribes And Pharisees

2 saying, 'On the seat of Moses sat down the scribes and the Pharisees; 3 all, then, as much as they may say to you to observe, observe and do, but according to their works do not, for they say, and do not; 4 for they bind together burdens heavy and grievous to be borne, and lay upon the shoulders of men, but with their finger they will not move them.


Cross References

Exodus 18:19-20

'Now, hearken to my voice, I counsel thee, and God is with thee: be thou for the people over-against God, and thou hast brought in the things unto God;

Exodus 18:23

If thou dost this thing, and God hath commanded thee, then thou hast been able to stand, and all this people also goeth in unto its place in peace.'

Deuteronomy 4:5

See, I have taught you statutes and judgments, as Jehovah my God hath commanded me -- to do so, in the midst of the land whither ye are going in to possess it;

Deuteronomy 5:27

Draw near thou, and hear all that which Jehovah our God saith, and thou, thou dost speak unto us all that which Jehovah our God speaketh unto thee, and we have hearkened, and done it.

Deuteronomy 17:9-12

and hast come in unto the priests, the Levites, and unto the judge who is in those days, and hast inquired, and they have declared to thee the word of judgment,

2 Chronicles 30:12

Also, in Judah hath the hand of God been to give to them one heart to do the command of the king and of the heads, in the matter of Jehovah;

Psalm 50:16-20

And to the wicked hath God said: What to thee -- to recount My statutes? That thou liftest up My covenant on thy mouth?

Matthew 15:2-9

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

Matthew 21:30

And having come to the second, he said in the same manner, and he answering said, I go, sir, and went not;

Acts 5:29

And Peter and the apostles answering, said, 'To obey God it behoveth, rather than men;

Romans 2:19-24

and hast confidence that thou thyself art a leader of blind ones, a light of those in darkness,

Romans 13:1

Let every soul to the higher authorities be subject, for there is no authority except from God, and the authorities existing are appointed by God,

2 Timothy 3:5

having a form of piety, and its power having denied; and from these be turning away,

Titus 1:16

God they profess to know, and in the works they deny Him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work disapproved.

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