Matthew 4:17



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

International Standard Version

From then on, Jesus began to announce, "Repent, because the kingdom from heaven is near!"

A Conservative Version

From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent ye, for the kingdom of the heavens has approached.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

From that time Jesus began to preach, crying out, Repent ( change your mind for the better, heartily amend your ways, with abhorrence of your past sins), for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

An Understandable Version

From that time onward Jesus began to preach, saying, "You people [must] repent [i.e., change your hearts and lives], for the kingdom of heaven is near."

Anderson New Testament

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

Bible in Basic English

From that time Jesus went about preaching and saying, Let your hearts be turned from sin, for the kingdom of heaven is near.

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

from that time Jesus began to preach, "Repent, said he, for the kingdom of the Messiah draws nigh."

Darby Translation

From that time began Jesus to preach and to say, Repent, for the kingdom of the heavens has drawn nigh.

Godbey New Testament

From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent; for the kingdom of the heavens draweth nigh.

Goodspeed New Testament

From that time Jesus began to preach and say, "Repent! for the Kingdom of Heaven is coming!"

Holman Bible

From then on Jesus began to preach, "Repent, because the kingdom of heaven has come near!"

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

From then Jesus began to proclaim, and to say, Repent: for the kingdom of the heavens has drawn near.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

From that time [on], Jesus began to preach and to say, "Repent, because the kingdom of heaven is near."

Modern King James verseion

From that time Jesus began to preach and to say, Repent! For the kingdom of Heaven is at hand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

Moffatt New Testament

From that day Jesus began to preach, saying, "Repent, the Reign of heaven is near."

Montgomery New Testament

From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, "Repent for the kingdom of heaven is near."

NET Bible

From that time Jesus began to preach this message: "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is near."

New Heart English Bible

From that time, Jesus began to proclaim, and to say, "Repent. For the Kingdom of Heaven is near."

New simplified Bible

From that time on Jesus preached this message: Repent for the Kingdom of heaven is near.

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Change your minds; for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

The Emphasized Bible

From that time, began Jesus to be making proclamation, and saying, - Repent ye, for the kingdom of the heavens hath drawn near.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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

Twentieth Century New Testament

At that time Jesus began to proclaim-- "Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand."

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

From that time Jesus began to preach. "Repent," He said, "for the Kingdom of the Heavens is now close at hand."

Williams New Testament

From that time Jesus continued to preach and say, "Repent! For the kingdom of heaven is near."

World English Bible

From that time, Jesus began to preach, and to say, "Repent! For the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand."

Worrell New Testament

From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, "Repent ye; for the Kingdom of Heaven has drawn near."

Worsley New Testament

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

Youngs Literal Translation

From that time began Jesus to proclaim and to say, 'Reform ye, for come nigh hath the reign of the heavens.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀπό 
Apo 
from , of , out of , for , off , by , at , in , since 9 , on , not tr. , .
Usage: 490

τότε 
Tote 
then , that time , when , not tr
Usage: 105

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

ἄρχομαι 
Archomai 
Usage: 69

to preach
κηρύσσω 
Kerusso 
Usage: 49

and

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

to say
λέγω 
Lego 
say , speak , call , tell ,
Usage: 1045

μετανοέω 
metanoeo 
Usage: 13

γάρ 
Gar 
for , , not tr
Usage: 825

the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

of heaven
οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

Context Readings

Jesus Chooses Some Followers

16 "THE PEOPLE WHO WERE SITTING IN DARKNESS SAW A GREAT LIGHT, AND THOSE WHO WERE SITTING IN THE LAND AND SHADOW OF DEATH, UPON THEM A LIGHT DAWNED." 17 From that time Jesus began to preach and say, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand." 18 Now as Jesus was walking by the Sea of Galilee, He saw two brothers, Simon who was called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen.



Cross References

Matthew 3:2

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

Mark 1:14-15

Now after John had been taken into custody, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of God,

Luke 24:47

and that repentance for forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in His name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

Acts 2:38

Peter said to them, "Repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 11:18

When they heard this, they quieted down and glorified God, saying, "Well then, God has granted to the Gentiles also the repentance that leads to life."

Acts 17:30

"Therefore having overlooked the times of ignorance, God is now declaring to men that all people everywhere should repent,

Acts 20:21

solemnly testifying to both Jews and Greeks of repentance toward God and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.

Matthew 9:13

"But go and learn what this means: 'I DESIRE COMPASSION, AND NOT SACRIFICE,' for I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners."

Matthew 10:7

"And as you go, preach, saying, 'The kingdom of heaven is at hand.'

Matthew 11:12

"From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and violent men take it by force.

Matthew 13:9

"He who has ears, let him hear."

Matthew 13:11

Jesus answered them, "To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been granted.

Matthew 13:24

Jesus presented another parable to them, saying, "The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field.

Matthew 13:47

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a dragnet cast into the sea, and gathering fish of every kind;

Matthew 25:1

"Then the kingdom of heaven will be comparable to ten virgins, who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.

Luke 5:32

"I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance."

Luke 9:2

And He sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to perform healing.

Luke 10:11-14

'Even the dust of your city which clings to our feet we wipe off in protest against you; yet be sure of this, that the kingdom of God has come near.'

Luke 15:7

"I tell you that in the same way, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance.

Luke 15:10

"In the same way, I tell you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents."

Acts 3:19

"Therefore repent and return, so that your sins may be wiped away, in order that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord;

Acts 26:20

but kept declaring both to those of Damascus first, and also at Jerusalem and then throughout all the region of Judea, and even to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, performing deeds appropriate to repentance.

2 Timothy 2:25-26

with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition, if perhaps God may grant them repentance leading to the knowledge of the truth,

Hebrews 6:1

Therefore leaving the elementary teaching about the Christ, let us press on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God,



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