Parallel Verses

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 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.

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.

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.

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 In the same way, let your light shine before people, so that they can see your good deeds and give honor to your Father in heaven. 17 "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. 18 I tell you the truth, until heaven and earth pass away not the smallest letter or stroke of a letter will pass from the law until everything takes place.


Cross References

Romans 3:31

Do we then nullify the law through faith? Absolutely not! Instead we uphold the law.

Romans 10:4

For Christ is the end of the law, with the result that there is righteousness for everyone who believes.

Psalm 40:6-8

Receiving sacrifices and offerings are not your primary concern. You make that quite clear to me! You do not ask for burnt sacrifices and sin offerings.

Isaiah 42:21

The Lord wanted to exhibit his justice by magnifying his law and displaying it.

Matthew 3:15

So Jesus replied to him, "Let it happen now, for it is right for us to fulfill all righteousness." Then John yielded to him.

Matthew 7:12

In everything, treat others as you would want them to treat you, for this fulfills the law and the prophets.

Luke 16:17

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one tiny stroke of a letter in the law to become void.

John 8:5

In the law Moses commanded us to stone to death such women. What then do you say?"

Acts 6:13

They brought forward false witnesses who said, "This man does not stop saying things against this holy place and the law.

Acts 18:13

saying, "This man is persuading people to worship God in a way contrary to the law!"

Acts 21:28

shouting, "Men of Israel, help! This is the man who teaches everyone everywhere against our people, our law, and this sanctuary! Furthermore he has brought Greeks into the inner courts of the temple and made this holy place ritually unclean!"

Romans 8:4

so that the righteous requirement of the law may be fulfilled in us, who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.

Galatians 3:17-24

What I am saying is this: The law that came four hundred thirty years later does not cancel a covenant previously ratified by God, so as to invalidate the promise.

Galatians 4:4-5

But when the appropriate time had come, God sent out his Son, born of a woman, born under the law,

Colossians 2:16-17

Therefore do not let anyone judge you with respect to food or drink, or in the matter of a feast, new moon, or Sabbath days --

Hebrews 10:3-12

But in those sacrifices there is a reminder of sins year after year.

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