Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 truly I tell you, until the sky and earth pass away and perish, not one smallest letter nor one little hook [identifying certain Hebrew letters] will pass from the Law until all things [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.

Bible in Basic English

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For verily I say unto you, Until heaven and earth pass away, not one jot or one tittle shall pass from the law until all is fulfilled.

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

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Devotionals about Matthew 5:18

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Context Readings

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

17 "Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I didn't come to destroy them, but to fulfill them, 18 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. 19 So whoever sets aside one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will be called least in the kingdom from heaven. But whoever does them and teaches them will be called great in the kingdom from heaven


Cross References

Luke 16:17

However, it is easier for heaven and earth to disappear than for one stroke of a letter in the Law to be dropped.

Psalm 102:26

They will perish, but you will remain; and they all will become worn out, like a garment. You will change them like clothing, and they will pass away.

Psalm 119:89-90

Your word is forever, LORD; it is firmly established in heaven.

Psalm 119:152

I discovered long ago about your decrees that you have confirmed them forever. Resh

Isaiah 40:8

Grass withers and flowers fade away, when the LORD's breath blows on them, but the word of our God will stand forever."

Isaiah 51:6

"Lift up your eyes, you heavens and look to the earth beneath; and see who created these. Its inhabitants will die just like this; but my salvation will be forever, and my deliverance will never fail.

Matthew 5:26

I tell you with certainty, you will not get out of there until you pay back the last dollar!"

Matthew 6:2

So whenever you give to the poor, don't blow a trumpet before you like the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets so that they will be praised by people. I tell all of you with certainty, they have their full reward!

Matthew 6:16

"Whenever you fast, don't be gloomy like the hypocrites, because they put on sad faces to show others they are fasting. I tell all of you with certainty, they have their full reward!

Matthew 8:10

When Jesus heard this, he was amazed and told those who were following him, "I tell all of you with certainty, not even in Israel have I found this kind of faith!

Matthew 10:15

I tell all of you with certainty, it will be more bearable for the region of Sodom and Gomorrah on the day of judgment than for that town!"

Matthew 10:23

So when they persecute you in one town, flee to the next, because I tell all of you with certainty that you will not have gone through the towns of Israel before the Son of Man comes.

Matthew 10:42

I tell all of you with certainty, whoever gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones because he is a disciple will never lose his reward."

Matthew 11:11

I tell all of you with certainty, among those born of women no one has appeared who is greater than John the Baptist. Yet even the least important person in the kingdom from heaven is greater than he.

Matthew 13:17

I tell all of you with certainty, many prophets and righteous people longed to see the things you see but did not see them, and to hear the things you hear but did not hear them."

Matthew 16:28

I tell all of you with certainty, some people standing here will not experience death before they see the Son of Man coming in his kingdom."

Matthew 17:20

He told them, "Because of your lack of faith. I tell all of you with certainty, if you have faith like a grain of mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, "Move from here to there,' and it will move, and nothing will be impossible for you.

Matthew 18:3

Then he said, "I tell all of you with certainty, unless you change and become like little children, you will never get into the kingdom from heaven.

Matthew 18:18

"I tell all of you with certainty, whatever you prohibit on earth will have been prohibited in heaven, and whatever you permit on earth will have been permitted in heaven.

Matthew 19:23

Then Jesus told his disciples, "I tell all of you with certainty, it will be hard for a rich person to get into the kingdom from heaven.

Matthew 19:28

Jesus told them, "I tell all of you with certainty, when the Son of Man sits on his glorious throne in the renewed creation, you who have followed me will also sit on twelve thrones, governing the twelve tribes of Israel.

Matthew 21:21

Jesus answered them, "I tell all of you with certainty, if you have faith and do not doubt, not only will you be able to do what has been done to the fig tree, but you will also say to this mountain, "Be removed and thrown into the sea,' and it will happen.

Matthew 21:31

Which of the two did the father's will?" They answered, "The first one."

Matthew 23:36

I tell all of you with certainty, all these things will happen to those living today."

Matthew 24:2

But he told them, "You see all these things, don't you? I tell all of you with certainty, there isn't a single stone here that will be left standing on top of another. They will all be torn down."

Matthew 24:34-35

I tell all of you with certainty, this generation won't disappear until these things happen.

Matthew 24:47

I tell all of you with certainty, he will put him in charge of all his property.

Matthew 25:12

"But he replied, "I tell all of you with certainty, I don't know you!'

Matthew 25:40

The king will answer them, "I tell all of you with certainty, since you did it for one of the least important of these brothers of mine, you did it for me.'

Matthew 25:45

Then he will say to them, "I tell all of you with certainty, since you didn't do it for one of the least important of these, you didn't do it for me.'

Matthew 26:13-14

I tell all of you with certainty, wherever this gospel is proclaimed throughout the whole world, what she has done will also be told as a memorial to her."

Mark 3:28

I tell all of you with certainty, people will be forgiven their sins and whatever blasphemies they utter.

Mark 6:11

If any place will not welcome you and the people refuse to listen to you, when you leave, shake its dust off your feet as a testimony against them."

Mark 8:12

He sighed deeply in his spirit and remarked, "Why do those living today demand a sign? I tell all of you with certainty, no sign will be given to this generation."

Mark 8:12

He sighed deeply in his spirit and remarked, "Why do those living today demand a sign? I tell all of you with certainty, no sign will be given to this generation."

Mark 9:41

I tell all of you with certainty, whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because you belong to the Messiah will never lose his reward."

Mark 10:15

I tell all of you with certainty, whoever doesn't receive the kingdom of God as a little child will never enter it."

Mark 10:29

Jesus said, "I tell all of you with certainty, there is no one who has left his home, brothers, sisters, mother, father, children, or fields because of me and the gospel

Mark 11:23

I tell all of you with certainty, if anyone says to this mountain, "Be lifted up and thrown into the sea,' if he doesn't doubt in his heart but believes that what he says will happen, it will be done for him.

Mark 12:43

He called his disciples and told them, "I tell all of you with certainty, this destitute widow has dropped in more than everyone who is contributing to the offering box,

Mark 13:30

I tell all of you with certainty, this generation will not disappear until all these things take place.

Mark 14:9

I tell all of you with certainty, wherever the gospel is proclaimed in the whole world, what she has done will also be told as a memorial to her."

Mark 14:18

While they were at the table eating, Jesus said, "I tell all of you with certainty, one of you is going to betray me, one who is eating with me."

Mark 14:25

I tell all of you with certainty, I'll never again drink the product of the vine until that day when I drink it new in the kingdom of God."

Mark 14:30

Jesus told him, "I tell you with certainty, today, this very night, before a rooster crows twice, you'll deny me three times."

Luke 4:24

He added, "I tell all of you with certainty, a prophet is not accepted in his hometown.

Luke 11:51

from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zechariah, who died between the altar and the sanctuary. Yes, I tell you, it will be charged against this generation!

Luke 12:37

How blessed are those servants whom the master finds watching for him when he comes! I tell all of you with certainty, he himself will put on an apron, make them sit down at the table, and go around and serve them.

Luke 13:35

Look! Your house is left vacant to you. I tell you, you will not see me again until you say, "How blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord!'"

Luke 18:17

I tell all of you with certainty, whoever doesn't receive the kingdom of God as a little child will never get into it at all."

Luke 18:29

Jesus told them, "I tell all of you with certainty, there is no one who has left his home, wife, brothers, parents, or children because of the kingdom of God

Luke 21:32-33

I tell all of you with certainty, this generation won't disappear until all these things take place.

Luke 23:43

Jesus told him, "I tell you with certainty, today you will be with me in Paradise."

John 1:51

Then he told him, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, you will see heaven standing open and the angels of God going up and coming down to the Son of Man."

John 3:3

Jesus replied to him, "Truly, I tell you emphatically, unless a person is born from above he cannot see the kingdom of God."

John 3:5

Jesus answered, "Truly, I tell you emphatically, unless a person is born of water and Spirit he cannot enter the kingdom of God.

John 3:11

Truly, I tell you emphatically, we know what we're talking about, and we testify about what we've seen. Yet you people do not accept our testimony.

John 5:19

Jesus told them, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, the Son can do nothing on his own accord, but only what he sees the Father doing, What the Father does, the Son does likewise.

John 5:24-25

"Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, whoever hears what I say and believes in the one who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged, but has passed from death to life.

John 6:26

Jesus replied to them, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, you are looking for me, not because you saw signs, but because you ate the loaves and were completely satisfied.

John 6:32

Jesus told them, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, it was not Moses who gave you the bread from heaven, but it is my Father who gives you the true bread from heaven.

John 6:47

Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, the one who believes in me has eternal life.

John 6:53

So Jesus told them, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you don't have life in yourselves.

John 8:34

Jesus answered them, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, that everyone who commits sin is a slave of sin.

John 8:51

Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, if anyone keeps my word, he will never see death."

John 8:58

Jesus told them, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, before there was an Abraham, I AM!"

John 10:1

"Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, the person who doesn't enter the sheepfold through the gate, but climbs in by some other way, is a thief and a bandit.

John 10:7

So again Jesus said, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, I'm the gate for the sheep.

John 12:24

Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains alone. But if it dies, it produces a lot of grain.

John 13:16

Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, a servant isn't greater than his master, and a messenger isn't greater than the one who sent him.

John 13:20-21

Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, the one who receives whomever I send receives me, and the one who receives me receives the one who sent me."

John 13:38

Jesus answered him, "Would you lay down your life for me? I tell you emphatically, a rooster will not crow until you have denied me three times."

John 14:12

Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, the one who believes in me will also do what I'm doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I'm going to the Father.

John 16:20

Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, you'll cry and mourn, but the world will rejoice. You'll be deeply distressed, but your pain will turn into joy.

John 16:23

On that day, you won't ask me for anything. Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, whatever you ask the Father for in my name, he will give it to you.

John 21:18

Jesus told him, "Feed my sheep. "Truly, I tell you emphatically, when you were young, you would fasten your belt and go wherever you liked. But when you get old, you will stretch out your hands, and someone else will fasten your belt and take you where you don't want to go."

Hebrews 1:11-12

They will come to an end, but you will remain forever. They will all wear out like clothes.

1 Peter 1:25

but the word of the Lord lasts forever." Now this word is the good news that was announced to you.

2 Peter 3:10-13

But the Day of the Lord will come like a thief. On that day the heavens will disappear with a roaring sound, the elements will be destroyed by fire, and the earth and everything done on it will be exposed.

Revelation 20:11

Then I saw a large, white throne and the one who was sitting on it. The earth and the heavens fled from his presence, and no place was found for them.

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