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Truly I say to you, Till heaven and earth come to an end, not the smallest letter or part of a letter will in any way be taken from the law, till all things are done.

New American Standard Bible

For truly I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not the smallest letter or stroke shall pass from the Law until all is accomplished.

King James Version

For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.

Holman Bible

For I assure you: Until heaven and earth pass away, not the smallest letter or one stroke of a letter will pass from the law until all things are accomplished.

International Standard Version

because I tell all of you with certainty that until heaven and earth disappear, not one letter or one stroke of a letter will disappear from the Law until everything has been accomplished.

A Conservative Version

For truly I say to you, until the heaven and the earth pass away, one iota or one tittle will, no, not pass away from the law, until all things come to pass.

American Standard Version

For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass away, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass away from the law, till all things be accomplished.

Amplified

For I assure you and most solemnly say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not the smallest letter or stroke [of the pen] will pass from the Law until all things [which it foreshadows] are accomplished.

An Understandable Version

For it is true when I say, not one little letter or even a portion of a letter will be removed from the law of Moses until everything is accomplished [that is required by them]. [When that happens, then] heaven and earth will pass away [i.e., be destroyed. See II Peter 3:12].

Anderson New Testament

For verily I say to you, Till heaven and earth pass away, one yod or one point shall in no way pass from the law till all be fulfilled.

Common New Testament

For truly, I say to you, till heaven and earth pass away, not an iota, not a dot, will by any means pass from the Law until all is accomplished.

Daniel Mace New Testament

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.

Darby Translation

For verily I say unto you, Until the heaven and the earth pass away, one iota or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law till all come to pass.

Godbey New Testament

For truly I say unto you, Until heaven and earth may pass away, one jot or tittle can not pass from the law, until all things may be accomplished.

Goodspeed New Testament

For I tell you, as long as heaven and earth endure, not one dotting of an i or crossing of a t will be dropped from the Law until it is all observed.

John Wesley New Testament

For verily I say to you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all things be effected.

Julia Smith Translation

For verily I say to you, Till heaven pass away, and earth, one iota, or one mark, should not pass away from the law, till all should be

King James 2000

For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass away, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For truly I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not one tiny letter or one stroke of a letter will pass away from the law until all takes place.

Modern King James verseion

For truly I say to you, Till the heaven and the earth pass away, not one jot or one tittle shall in any way pass from the Law until all is fulfilled.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For truly I say unto you, till heaven and earth perish, one jot or one tittle of the law shall not escape till all be fulfilled.

Moffatt New Testament

(I tell you truly, till heaven and earth pass away not an iota, not a comma, will pass from the Law until it is all in force.

Montgomery New Testament

"In solemn truth I tell you that until heaven and earth pass away, not an iota, not a comma, will pass from the Law until all has taken place.

NET Bible

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.

New Heart English Bible

For truly, I tell you, until heaven and earth pass away, not even one smallest letter or one tiny pen stroke shall in any way pass away from the Law, until all things are accomplished.

Noyes New Testament

For truly do I say to you, Not till heaven and earth pass away, shall one jot or one tittle pass from the Law, till all be fulfilled.

Sawyer New Testament

For I tell you truly, that till heaven and earth pass away, one iota or one point shall by no means pass away from the law till all things are accomplished.

The Emphasized Bible

For, verily, I say unto you, until the heaven and the earth shall pass away, one least letter, or one point, may in nowise pass away from the law, till all be accomplished.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For I tell you assuredly, that till heaven and earth pass away, not one iota, or the smallest stroke of a letter, shall pass from the law, until all things shall be accomplished.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For I tell you, until the heavens and the earth disappear, not even the smallest letter, nor one stroke of a letter, shall disappear from the Law until all is done.

Webster

For verily I say to you, Till heaven and earth shall pass away, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.

Weymouth New Testament

Solemnly I tell you that until Heaven and earth pass away, not one iota or smallest detail will pass away from the Law until all has taken place.

Williams New Testament

I have not come to set them aside but to fill them up to the brim. For I solemnly say to you, heaven and earth would sooner pass away than the dotting of an 'i' or the crossing of a 't' from the law, until it all becomes in force.

World English Bible

For most certainly, I tell you, until heaven and earth pass away, not even one smallest letter or one tiny pen stroke shall in any way pass away from the law, until all things are accomplished.

Worrell New Testament

For verily I say to you, till the heaven and the earth pass away, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass away from the law, till all things be accomplished.

Worsley New Testament

for verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass away, not one jot nor one tittle shall pass from the law, till all be compleated.

Youngs Literal Translation

for, verily I say to you, till that the heaven and the earth may pass away, one iota or one tittle may not pass away from the law, till that all may come to pass.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

ἀμήν 
amen 
Usage: 48

I say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

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

ἕως 
heos 
till, unto, until, to, till 9,
Usage: 74

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

and

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

γῆ 
Ge 
Usage: 186

παρέρχομαι 
Parerchomai 
παρέρχομαι 
Parerchomai 
Usage: 13
Usage: 13

one
εἷς 
heis 
εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188
Usage: 188

jot
ἰῶτα 
Iota 
jot
Usage: 0

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

κεραία 
Keraia 
Usage: 0

παρέρχομαι 
Parerchomai 
Usage: 13

in no
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

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

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

ἕως 
heos 
till, unto, until, to, till 9,
Usage: 74

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 5:18

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Prayers for Matthew 5:18

Context Readings

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

17 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. 18 Truly I say to you, Till heaven and earth come to an end, not the smallest letter or part of a letter will in any way be taken from the law, till all things are done. 19 Whoever then goes against the smallest of these laws, teaching men to do the same, will be named least in the kingdom of heaven; but he who keeps the laws, teaching others to keep them, will be named great in the kingdom of heaven.


Cross References

Luke 16:17

But heaven and earth will come to an end before the smallest letter of the law may be dropped out.

Luke 16:17

But heaven and earth will come to an end before the smallest letter of the law may be dropped out.

Psalm 119:89-90

For ever, O Lord, your word is fixed in heaven.

Psalm 119:152

I have long had knowledge that your unchanging word is for ever.

Isaiah 40:8

The grass is dry, the flower is dead; but the word of our God is eternal.

Isaiah 51:6

Let your eyes be lifted up to the heavens, and turned to the earth which is under them: for the heavens will go in flight like smoke, and the earth will become old like a coat, and its people will come to destruction like insects: but my salvation will be for ever, and my righteousness will not come to an end.

Matthew 5:26

Truly I say to you, You will not come out from there till you have made payment of the very last farthing.

Matthew 6:2

When then you give money to the poor, do not make a noise about it, as the false-hearted men do in the Synagogues and in the streets, so that they may have glory from men. Truly, I say to you, They have their reward.

Matthew 6:16

And when you go without food, be not sad-faced as the false-hearted are. For they go about with changed looks, so that men may see that they are going without food. Truly I say to you, They have their reward.

Matthew 8:10

And when these words came to the ears of Jesus he was surprised, and said to those who came after him, Truly I say to you, I have not seen such great faith, no, not in Israel.

Matthew 10:15

Truly I say to you, It will be better for the land of Sodom and Gomorrah in the day of God's judging than for that town.

Matthew 10:23

But when they are cruel to you in one town, go in flight to another: for truly, I say to you, You will not have gone through the towns of Israel before the Son of man comes.

Matthew 10:42

And whoever gives to one of these little ones a cup of cold water only, in the name of a disciple, truly I say to you, he will not go without his reward.

Matthew 11:11

Truly I say to you, Among the sons of women there has not been a greater than John the Baptist: but he who is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.

Matthew 13:17

For truly, I say to you that prophets and upright men had a desire to see the things which you see, and saw them not; and to have knowledge of the words which have come to your ears, and they had it not.

Matthew 16:28

Truly I say to you, There are some of those here who will not have a taste of death, till they see the Son of man coming in his kingdom.

Matthew 17:20

And he says to them, Because of your little faith: for truly I say to you, If you have faith as a grain of mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, Be moved from this place to that; and it will be moved; and nothing will be impossible to you.

Matthew 18:3

And said, Truly, I say to you, If you do not have a change of heart and become like little children, you will not go into the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 18:18

Truly I say to you, Whatever things are fixed by you on earth will be fixed in heaven: and whatever you make free on earth will be made free in heaven.

Matthew 19:23

And Jesus said to his disciples, Truly I say to you, It is hard for a man with much money to go into the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 19:28

And Jesus said to them, Truly I say to you that in the time when all things are made new, and the Son of man is seated in his glory, you who have come after me will be seated on twelve seats, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

Matthew 21:21

And Jesus in answer said to them, Truly I say to you, If you have faith, without doubting, not only may you do what has been done to the fig-tree, but even if you say to this mountain, Be taken up and put into the sea, it will be done.

Matthew 21:31

Which of the two did his father's pleasure? They say, The first. Jesus said to them, Truly I say to you, that tax-farmers and loose women are going into the kingdom of God before you.

Matthew 23:36

Truly I say to you, All these things will come on this generation

Matthew 24:2

But he, answering, said to them, See you not all these things? truly I say to you that here there will not be one stone resting on another, which will not be pulled down.

Matthew 24:34-35

Truly I say to you, This generation will not come to an end till all these things are complete.

Matthew 24:47

Truly, I say to you, he will put him over all he has.

Matthew 25:12

But he made answer and said, Truly I say to you, I have no knowledge of you.

Matthew 25:40

And the King will make answer and say to them, Truly I say to you, Because you did it to the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.

Matthew 25:45

Then will he make answer to them, saying, Truly I say to you, Because you did it not to the least of these, you did it not to me.

Matthew 26:13-14

Truly I say to you, Wherever this good news goes out in all the world, what this woman has done will be talked of in memory of her.

Mark 3:28

Truly, I say to you, The sons of men will have forgiveness for all their sins and for all the evil words they say:

Mark 6:11

And whatever place will not take you in and will not give ear to you, when you go away, put off the dust from your feet as a witness against them.

Mark 8:12

And he was very sad in spirit, and said, Why is this generation looking for a sign? truly, I say to you, No sign will be given to this generation.

Mark 9:1

And he said to them, Truly I say to you, There are some here who will have no taste of death till they see the kingdom of God come with power.

Mark 9:41

Whoever gives you a cup of water, because you are Christ's, truly I say to you, he will in no way be without his reward.

Mark 10:15

Truly I say to you, Whoever does not put himself under the kingdom of God like a little child, will not come into it at all.

Mark 10:29

Jesus said, Truly I say to you, There is no man who has given up house, or brothers, or sisters, or mother, or father, or children, or land, because of me and the good news,

Mark 11:23

Truly I say to you, Whoever says to this mountain, Be taken up and be put into the sea; and has no doubt in his heart, but has faith that what he says will come about, he will have his desire.

Mark 12:43

And he made his disciples come to him, and said to them, Truly I say to you, This poor widow has put in more than all those who are putting money into the box:

Mark 13:30

Truly, I say to you, This generation will not come to an end till all these things are complete.

Mark 14:9

And truly I say to you, Wherever the good news goes out through all the earth, what this woman has done will be talked of in memory of her.

Mark 14:18

And while they were seated taking food, Jesus said, Truly I say to you, One of you will be false to me, one who is taking food with me.

Mark 14:25

Truly I say to you, I will take no more of the fruit of the vine till the day when I take it new in the kingdom of God.

Mark 14:30

And Jesus said to him, Truly, I say to you that you, today, even this night, before the cock's second cry, will say three times that you have no knowledge of me.

Luke 4:24

And he said to them, Truly I say to you, No prophet is honoured in his country.

Luke 11:51

From the blood of Abel to the blood of Zachariah, who was put to death between the altar and the Temple. Yes, I say to you, It will come on this generation.

Luke 12:37

Happy are those servants who are watching when the lord comes; truly I say to you, he will make himself their servant and, placing them at the table, he will come out and give them food.

Luke 13:35

Now see, your house is waste, and I say to you, You will not see me again till you say, A blessing on him who comes in the name of the Lord.

Luke 18:17

Truly I say to you, Whoever does not put himself under the kingdom of God like a little child, will not come into it at all.

Luke 18:29

And he said to them, Truly I say to you, There is no man who has given up house or wife or brothers or father or mother or children, because of the kingdom of God,

Luke 21:32-33

Truly I say to you, This generation will not come to an end till all things are complete.

Luke 23:43

And he said to him, Truly I say to you, Today you will be with me in Paradise.

John 1:51

And he said to him, Truly I say to you all, You will see heaven opening and God's angels going up and coming down on the Son of man.

John 3:3

Jesus said to him, Truly, I say to you, Without a new birth no man is able to see the kingdom of God.

John 3:5

Jesus said in answer, Truly, I say to you, If a man's birth is not from water and from the Spirit, it is not possible for him to go into the kingdom of God.

John 3:11

Truly, I say to you, We say that of which we have knowledge; we give witness of what we have seen; and you do not take our witness to be true.

John 5:19

So Jesus made answer and said, Truly I say to you, The Son is not able to do anything himself; he is able to do only what he sees the Father doing; whatever the Father does the Son does it in the same way.

John 5:24-25

Truly I say to you, The man whose ears are open to my word and who has faith in him who sent me, has eternal life; he will not be judged, but has come from death into life.

John 6:26

Jesus, answering them, said, Truly I say to you, You come after me, not because you saw signs, but because you were given the bread and had enough.

John 6:32

Jesus then said to them, Truly I say to you, What Moses gave you was not the bread from heaven; it is my Father who gives you the true bread from heaven.

John 6:47

Truly I say to you, He who has faith in me has eternal life.

John 6:53

Then Jesus said to them, Truly I say to you, If you do not take the flesh of the Son of man for food, and if you do not take his blood for drink, you have no life in you.

John 8:34

And this was the answer Jesus gave them: Truly I say to you, Everyone who does evil is the servant of sin.

John 8:51

Truly I say to you, If a man keeps my word he will never see death.

John 8:58

Jesus said to them, Truly I say to you, Before Abraham came into being, I am.

John 10:1

Truly I say to you, He who does not go through the door into the place where the sheep are kept, but gets in by some other way, is a thief and an outlaw.

John 10:7

So Jesus said again, Truly I say to you, I am the door of the sheep.

John 12:24

Truly I say to you, If a seed of grain does not go into the earth and come to an end, it is still a seed and no more; but through its death it gives much fruit.

John 13:16

Truly I say to you, A servant is not greater than his lord; and he who is sent is not greater than the one who sent him.

John 13:20-21

Truly I say to you, He who takes to his heart anyone whom I send, takes me to his heart; and he who so takes me, takes him who sent me.

John 13:38

Jesus said in answer, Will you give up your life for me? Truly I say to you, Before the cry of the cock you will have said three times that you are not my disciple.

John 14:12

Truly I say to you, He who puts his faith in me will do the very works which I do, and he will do greater things than these, because I am going to my Father.

John 16:20

Truly I say to you, You will be weeping and sorrowing, but the world will be glad: you will be sad, but your sorrow will be turned into joy.

John 16:23

And on that day you will put no questions to me. Truly I say to you, Whatever request you make to the Father, he will give it to you in my name.

John 21:18

Truly I say to you, When you were young, you made yourself ready and went wherever you had a desire to go: but when you are old, you will put out your hands and another will make you ready, and you will be taken where you have no desire to go.

Hebrews 1:11-12

They will come to their end; but you are for ever; they will become old as a robe;

1 Peter 1:25

But the word of the Lord is eternal. And this is the word of the good news which was given to you.

2 Peter 3:10-13

But the day of the Lord will come like a thief; and in that day the heavens will be rolled up with a great noise, and the substance of the earth will be changed by violent heat, and the world and everything in it will be burned up.

Revelation 20:11

And I saw a great white seat, and him who was seated on it, before whose face the earth and the heaven went in flight; and there was no place for them.

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