Parallel Verses

Worsley New Testament

and saying, Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand:

New American Standard Bible

Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”

King James Version

And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

Holman Bible

and saying, “Repent, because the kingdom of heaven has come near!”

International Standard Version

"Repent, because the kingdom from heaven is near!"

A Conservative Version

Repent ye, for the kingdom of the heavens has approached.

American Standard Version

Repent ye; for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

Amplified

Repent [change your inner self—your old way of thinking, regret past sins, live your life in a way that proves repentance; seek God’s purpose for your life], for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”

An Understandable Version

"You must repent [i.e., change your hearts and lives], for the kingdom of heaven will soon be here."

Anderson New Testament

and saying: Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

Bible in Basic English

Saying, Let your hearts be turned from sin; for the kingdom of heaven is near.

Common New Testament

and saying, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."

Daniel Mace New Testament

and saying, "Repent ye: for the kingdom of the Messiah draws nigh."

Darby Translation

and saying, Repent, for the kingdom of the heavens has drawn nigh.

Godbey New Testament

saying, Repent ye, for the kingdom of the heavens is at hand.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Repent!" he said, "for the Kingdom of Heaven is coming!"

John Wesley New Testament

And saying, Repent ye; for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

Julia Smith Translation

And saying, Repent, for the kingdom of the heavens has drawn near.

King James 2000

And saying, Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and saying, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near!"

Modern King James verseion

and saying, Repent, for the kingdom of Heaven is at hand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

saying, "Repent: the kingdom of heaven is at hand."

Moffatt New Testament

"Repent, the Reign of heaven is near."

Montgomery New Testament

"Repent," said he, "for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."

NET Bible

"Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is near."

New Heart English Bible

"Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is near."

Noyes New Testament

saying, Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

Sawyer New Testament

Change your minds, for the kingdom of Heaven is at hand.

The Emphasized Bible

saying, Repent ye, - for the kingdom of the heavens hath drawn near.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and saying, Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is nigh.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand."

Webster

And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

Weymouth New Testament

"Repent," he said, "for the Kingdom of the Heavens is now close at hand."

Williams New Testament

and saying, "Repent! For the kingdom of heaven is near."

World English Bible

"Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!"

Worrell New Testament

saying, "Repent ye for the Kingdom of Heaven has drawn near;

Youngs Literal Translation

and saying, 'Reform, for come nigh hath the reign of the heavens,'

Interlinear

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

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

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

Repent ye
μετανοέω 
metanoeo 
Usage: 13

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

of heaven
οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 3:2

Devotionals containing Matthew 3:2

Images Matthew 3:2

Prayers for Matthew 3:2

Context Readings

John The Baptist Begins His Ministry

1 Now in those days came John the baptist preaching in the desert part of Judea, 2 and saying, Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand: 3 for this is He who was spoken of by Esaias the prophet, saying, The voice of one crying in the desert, "Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight."


Cross References

Matthew 4:17

From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

Matthew 4:17

From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

Matthew 6:10

"Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come; thy will be done, as in heaven so also upon earth;

Matthew 10:7

And as ye go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand: and in confirmation of your doctrine heal the sick,

Mark 1:15

and saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent, and believe the gospel.

Matthew 5:10

Blessed are they, who are persecuted for righteousness sake; for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 5:19-20

Whosoever therefore shall break one of the left of these commandments, and thereby teach men so to do, he shall be esteemed very little in the kingdom of heaven: but whoever shall do as well as teach them, he shall be accounted great in the kingdom of heaven.

Luke 6:20

And lifting up his eyes on his disciples He said, Blessed are ye though poor; for the kingdom of God is yours.

Luke 6:20

And lifting up his eyes on his disciples He said, Blessed are ye though poor; for the kingdom of God is yours.

Luke 6:20

And lifting up his eyes on his disciples He said, Blessed are ye though poor; for the kingdom of God is yours.

Luke 6:20

And lifting up his eyes on his disciples He said, Blessed are ye though poor; for the kingdom of God is yours.

Matthew 5:3

Blessed are the poor in spirit; for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 6:33

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these shall be superadded unto you.

Matthew 11:11-12

For I assure you that in the whole human race there hath not risen a greater than John the baptist: though the lest in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he:

Matthew 11:20

Then began He to upbraid the cities, in which most of his miracles were wrought; because they did not repent.

Matthew 12:41

So that the men of Nineveh will rise up in the judgement against this generation, and condemn it; for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and behold a greater than Jonas is here.

Matthew 13:11

And He answered them, saying, Because it is granted unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not granted:

Matthew 13:24

Another parable propounded He unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is like a man, who sowed good grain in his ground:

Matthew 13:31

Another parable delivered He unto them, saying, The gospel-kingdom is like a grain of mustard-seed, which a man took and sowed in his field.

Matthew 13:33

Another parable spake He unto them, saying, The gospel-kingdom is like leaven, which a woman took and put into a large quantity of dough, till the whole was leavened.

Matthew 13:44-45

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like treasure hid in a field, which a man having found conceals, and being rejoiced at it goes and sells all that he has, and purchases that field.

Matthew 13:47

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a net, that was cast into the sea, and inclosed fishes of various sorts;

Matthew 13:52

Therefore every teacher, who has been thus instructed in the knowledge of the kingdom of heaven, is like a master of a family, who brings forth out of his store things new and old.

Matthew 18:1-4

At that time came the disciples to Jesus, saying, Who is to be the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?

Matthew 18:23

And therefore the gospel-kingdom is like unto a king, who had a mind to settle accounts with his servants:

Matthew 20:1

For the gospel-kingdom is like the master of a family, who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard:

Matthew 21:29-32

and he answered I will not; but afterwards repenting, he went.

Matthew 22:2

saying, The kingdom of heaven is like a certain king, who made a wedding-feast for his son;

Matthew 23:13

But wo unto you scribes and pharisees, hypocrites, who shut up the kingdom of heaven against men: for ye neither go in yourselves, nor suffer those that are entering to go in.

Matthew 25:1

Then will the kingdom of heaven be like ten virgins, who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom: and five of them were wise,

Matthew 25:14

For as a man, who was going to travel abroad, called his servants, and delivered to them his stock: and to one he gave five talents,

Mark 1:4

and preaching the baptism of repentance in order to the remission of sins;

Mark 6:12

And they went forth, and preached that men should repent.

Luke 9:2

and He sent them forth to preach the kingdom of God, and to heal the sick.

Luke 10:9-11

and heal those in it that are sick, and say unto them, The kingdom of God is come unto you.

Luke 11:20

But if I cast out demons by the power of God, you may be sure the kingdom of God is come unto you:

Luke 13:3

I tell you, No: but, unless ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.

Luke 13:5

I tell you, No: but, unless ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.

Luke 15:7

Thus, I tell you, there shall be joy in heaven over one repenting sinner, more than over ninety-nine righteous persons, that have no need of repentance.

Luke 15:10

Thus, I tell you, there is joy among the angels of God over one repenting sinner.

Luke 16:30

and he said, Nay, father Abraham, but if one went to them from the dead, they will repent.

Luke 21:31

so likewise know ye, when ye see these things coming to pass, that the kingdom of God is at hand.

Luke 24:47

and that in his name should be preached repentance and remission of sins to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

John 3:3-5

Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily verily I tell thee, Unless a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

Acts 2:38

And Peter said unto them, Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ, for the remission of your sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the holy Spirit:

Acts 3:19

Repent therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out: that seasons of refreshing may come upon you from the presence of the Lord;

Acts 11:18

And when they heard these things they acquiesced, and glorified God, saying, Then hath God given to the Gentiles also repentance unto life.

Acts 17:30

Wherefore though God overlooked the times of this ignorance, He now requireth all men every where to repent.

Acts 20:21

testifying both to the Jews and Greeks, repentance towards God, and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.

Acts 26:20

but declared first to those in Damascus and Jerusalem, and through all the country of Judea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent, and turn unto God, performing works suitable to repentance.

2 Corinthians 7:10

For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.

Colossians 1:13

who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath transferred us into the kingdom of his beloved Son:

2 Timothy 2:25

with meekness instructing those of different sentiments, not knowing but God may give them repentance to the acknowledgement of the truth;

Hebrews 6:1

Wherefore omitting the discourse about the first principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us proceed to perfection: not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works,

2 Peter 3:9

The Lord is not slow as to his promise (as some count it slowness) but is long-suffering towards us, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

Revelation 2:5

Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works: else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of its place, if thou repent not.

Revelation 2:21

And I gave her time to repent of her fornication, and she repented not.

Revelation 2:21-32

And I gave her time to repent of her fornication, and she repented not.

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