Parallel Verses

Daniel Mace New Testament

Don't think that I am come to abolish the law or the prophets: I am not come to abolish, but to complete them.

New American Standard Bible

“Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish but to fulfill.

King James Version

Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil.

Holman Bible

“Don’t assume that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill.

International Standard Version

"Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I didn't come to destroy them, but to fulfill them,

A Conservative Version

Think not that I came to abolish the law or the prophets. I came not to abolish, but to fulfill.

American Standard Version

Think not that I came to destroy the law or the prophets: I came not to destroy, but to fulfil.

Amplified

“Do not think that I came to do away with or undo the Law [of Moses] or the [writings of the] Prophets; I did not come to destroy but to fulfill.

An Understandable Version

"Do not think that I came to do away with the law of Moses or the prophets. I did not come to do away with them, but to fulfill them [i.e., their requirements and predictions].

Anderson New Testament

Think not that I have come to make the law or the prophets of no effect. I have not come to make them of no effect, but to give them their full efficiency.

Bible in Basic English

Let there be no thought that I have come to put an end to the law or the prophets. I have not come for destruction, but to make complete.

Common New Testament

"Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.

Darby Translation

Think not that I am come to make void the law or the prophets; I am not come to make void, but to fulfil.

Godbey New Testament

Think not that I came to destroy the law of the prophets: I came not to destroy, but to fulfill.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Do not suppose that I have come to do away with the Law or the Prophets. I have not come to do away with them but to enforce them.

John Wesley New Testament

Think not that I am come to destroy the law or the prophets: I am not come to destroy but to fulfill.

Julia Smith Translation

Think not that I have come to abolish the law, or the prophets: for I have come not abolish, but to complete.

King James 2000

Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Do not think that I have come to destroy the law or the prophets. I have not come to destroy [them] but to fulfill [them].

Modern King James verseion

Do not think that I have come to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I have not come to destroy but to fulfill.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Think not that I am come to destroy the law or the Prophets: No, I am not come to destroy them but to fulfill them.

Moffatt New Testament

Do not imagine I have come to destroy the Law or the prophets; I have not come to destroy but to fulfil.

Montgomery New Testament

"Do not suppose that I am come to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I am come not to destroy, but to fulfil.

NET Bible

"Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets. I have not come to abolish these things but to fulfill them.

New Heart English Bible

"Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy, but to fulfill.

Noyes New Testament

Think not that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets: I came not to destroy, but to fulfill.

Sawyer New Testament

Think not that I have come to destroy the law or the prophets; I have not come to destroy but to complete.

The Emphasized Bible

Do not think, that I came to pull down the law, or the prophets, - I came not to pull down, but to fulfil.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Think not that I am come to destroy the law and the prophets: I came not to destroy, but to fulfil.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not think that I have come to do away with the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to do away with them, but to complete them.

Webster

Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill.

Weymouth New Testament

"Do not for a moment suppose that I have come to abrogate the Law or the Prophets: I have not come to abrogate them but to give them their completion.

Williams New Testament

"Do not suppose that I have come to set aside the law or the prophets.

World English Bible

"Don't think that I came to destroy the law or the prophets. I didn't come to destroy, but to fulfill.

Worrell New Testament

"Think not that I came to destroy the law, or the prophets; I came not to destroy, but to fulfill.

Worsley New Testament

Think not that I am come to abrogate the law, or the prophets: I am not come to abolish, but to compleat them:

Youngs Literal Translation

Do not suppose that I came to throw down the law or the prophets -- I did not come to throw down, but to fulfil;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
νομίζω 
Nomizo 
Usage: 12

not
μή 
me 
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 493
Usage: 1032

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

I am come
ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

to destroy
καταλύω 
Kataluo 
καταλύω 
Kataluo 
Usage: 12
Usage: 12

the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

or
ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

the prophets
προφήτης 
Prophetes 
Usage: 105

I am
ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 5:17

Images Matthew 5:17

Prayers for Matthew 5:17

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: The Law And The Prophets Fulfilled

16 even so let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your father who is in heaven. 17 Don't think that I am come to abolish the law or the prophets: I am not come to abolish, but to complete them. 18 I assure you, heaven and earth may as well cease to be, as that one jot or one tittle of the law should fail of its completion.


Cross References

Romans 3:31

do we then make the law useless by our doctrine of faith? by no means; on the contrary, it is we that observe the law.

Romans 10:4

for the end of the law was to bring men to Christ, that every one who believeth, might be justified.

Romans 10:4-8

for the end of the law was to bring men to Christ, that every one who believeth, might be justified.

Romans 10:4

for the end of the law was to bring men to Christ, that every one who believeth, might be justified.

Matthew 3:15

and Jesus answer'd, Let it be so for the present, for it becometh us to do whatever is right. then John consented.

Matthew 7:12

Let your actions be such, with regard to others, as you should think reasonable with regard to yourselves, for this is the substance of the law and the prophets.

Luke 16:17

yet heaven and earth may sooner pass away, than any part of the law be unaccomplish'd.

John 8:5

now Moses has ordain'd in the law, that such criminals should be stoned: but what is your opinion?

Acts 6:13

where they produc'd false witnesses, who said, this man is continually inveighing against the holy place, and against the law.

Acts 18:13

this fellow, said they, would persuade us to set up a way of worship inconsistent with our law.

Acts 21:28

bawling out, "men of Israel, help: this is the man that every where inveighs upon all occasions against the people, against the law, and against this place, where they have brought Greeks too to profane this holy place."

Romans 8:4

so that the moral obligations of the law might be fulfilled by us, in living according to the spiritual, and not the carnal tenor thereof:

Galatians 3:17-24

this therefore I say, that the law, which was not till four hundred and thirty years after, cannot disannul the promise, that was ratified before by God, so as to set the promise afoot.

Galatians 4:4-5

God sent forth his own son born of a woman, and subject to the law, to redeem those,

Colossians 2:16-17

Let no man therefore condemn you for meats or drinks, or in respect of feasts, or new moons, or sabbaths:

Hebrews 10:3-12

whereas their annual sacrifices were accompanied with an anniversary commemoration of their sins.

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