Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

But I say unto you, that every one that is lightly angry with his brother shall be subject to the judgment; but whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be subject to be called before the sanhedrim; but whosoever shall say, Fool, shall be subject to the penalty of the hell of fire.

New American Standard Bible

"But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be guilty before the court; and whoever says to his brother, 'You good-for-nothing,' shall be guilty before the supreme court; and whoever says, 'You fool,' shall be guilty enough to go into the fiery hell.

King James Version

But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.

Holman Bible

But I tell you, everyone who is angry with his brother will be subject to judgment. And whoever says to his brother, ‘Fool!’ will be subject to the Sanhedrin. But whoever says, ‘You moron!’ will be subject to hellfire.

International Standard Version

But I say to you, anyone who is angry with his brother without a cause will be subject to punishment. And whoever says to his brother "Raka!' will be subject to the Council. And whoever says, "You fool!' will be subject to hell fire.

A Conservative Version

But I say to you, that every man who is angry at his brother without cause will be liable to the judgment, and whoever speaks an insult to his brother will be liable to the council, and whoever says, Foolish man, will be liable to

American Standard Version

but I say unto you, that every one who is angry with his brother shall be in danger of the judgment; and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council; and whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of the hell of fire.

Amplified

But I say to you that everyone who continues to be angry with his brother or harbors malice (enmity of heart) against him shall be liable to and unable to escape the punishment imposed by the court; and whoever speaks contemptuously and insultingly to his brother shall be liable to and unable to escape the punishment imposed by the Sanhedrin, and whoever says, You cursed fool! [You empty-headed idiot!] shall be liable to and unable to escape the hell (Gehenna) of fire.

An Understandable Version

But I say to you that every person who is angry toward his brother will be subject to judgment; and whoever calls his brother 'stupid idiot' is subject to [being sentenced by] the [Jewish] Council, and whoever says, 'go to hell' is subject to going to the fire of hell [himself].

Anderson New Testament

But I say to you, Whoever is angry with his brother without a cause, shall be liable to the sentence of the judges. And whoever shall say to his brother, Worthless fellow, shall be liable to the sentence of the Sanhedrin. But who ever shall say, Impious wretch, shall be in danger of hell-fire.

Bible in Basic English

But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be in danger of being judged; and he who says to his brother, Raca, will be in danger from the Sanhedrin; and whoever says, You foolish one, will be in danger of the hell of fire.

Common New Testament

But I say to you that anyone who is angry with his brother shall be subject to judgment. And whoever says to his brother, 'Raca,' shall be answerable to the council. But whoever says, 'You fool!' shall be in danger of the fire of hell.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but I say unto you, that whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause, shall be punish'd by the tribunal: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be punish'd by the Sanhedrim: but whosoever shall say, thou fool, shall be punish'd by the fire of Gehenna.

Godbey New Testament

but I say unto you that every one being angry with his brother, shall be in danger of the judgment; and whosoever may say to his brother, Thou scoundrel, shall be in danger of the council; and whosoever may say, Thou fool, shall be liable unto a hell of fire.

Goodspeed New Testament

But I tell you that anyone who gets angry with his brother will have to answer to the court, and anyone who speaks contemptuously to his brother will have to answer to the great council, and anyone who says to his brother 'You cursed fool!' will have to answer for it in the fiery pit!

John Wesley New Testament

But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother, shall be liable to the judgment; and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be liable to the council; but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be liable to hell-fire.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

but I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother out of control shall be in danger of the judgment, and whosoever shall insult his brother shall be in danger of the council, but whosoever shall say, Thou art impious, shall be in danger of hell.

Julia Smith Translation

But I say to you, That every one becoming angry with his brother, shall be subject to judgment: and whoever should say to his brother, Raca, should be, subject to the council: and whoever should say, O foolish, shall be subject to a hell of fire.

King James 2000

But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, You fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But I say to you that everyone who is angry at his brother will be subject to judgment, and whoever says to his brother, 'Stupid fool!' will be subject to the council, and whoever says, 'Obstinate fool!' will be subject to fiery hell.

Modern King James verseion

But I say to you that whoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be liable to the judgment. And whoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be liable to the sanhedrin; but whoever shall say, Fool! shall be liable to be thrown into the fire of hell.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But I say unto you, Whosoever is angry with his brother shall be in danger of judgment: whosoever sayeth unto his brother, 'Raca,' shall be in danger of a council: but whosoever sayeth, 'Thou fool,' shall be in danger of hell fire.

Moffatt New Testament

whoever maligns his brother must come before the San hedrin, whoever curses his brother must go to the fire of Gehenna.' But I tell you, whoever is angry with his brother [without cause] will be sentenced by God.

Montgomery New Testament

but I say to you that he who becomes angry with his brother shall be liable to condemnation by the court; and he who says to his brother 'Raca,' shall be liable to condemnation by the Sanhedrin, while he who curses his brother shall be liable to the Gehenna of Fire.

NET Bible

But I say to you that anyone who is angry with a brother will be subjected to judgment. And whoever insults a brother will be brought before the council, and whoever says 'Fool' will be sent to fiery hell.

New Heart English Bible

But I tell you, that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be in danger of the judgment; and whoever shall say to his brother, 'You good-for-nothing.' shall be in danger of the council; and whoever shall say, 'You fool.' shall be in danger of the fire of hell.

Noyes New Testament

But I say to you, that whoever is angry with his brother shall be in danger of the Judges; and whoever shall say to his brother, Simpleton! shall be in danger of the Council; and whoever shall say, Fool! shall be in danger of hellfire.

Sawyer New Testament

But I tell you, that every one who is angry with his brother shall be subject to the judgment; and whoever says to his brother, Worthless fellow, shall be subject to the Sanhedrim; and whoever says, You fool, shall be subject to the hell of fire.

The Emphasized Bible

But, I, say unto you, that, every one who is angry with his brother, shall be, liable, to judgment, - and, whosoever shall say to his brother, Worthless one!, shall be, liable, to the high council; and, whosoever shall say, Rebel!, shall be, liable, unto the fiery gehenna.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

but I say unto you, That every man who is angry with his brother without cause, shall be liable to the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be liable to the sanhedrim: but whosever shall say, Thou fool, shall be liable to be cast into hell fire.

Twentieth Century New Testament

I, however, say to you that any one who cherishes anger against his brother shall be liable to answer for it to the Court; and whoever pours contempt upon his brother shall be liable to answer for it to the High Council, while whoever calls down curses upon him shall be liable to answer for it in the fiery Pit.

Webster

But I say to you, That whoever is angry with his brother without a cause, shall be in danger of the judgment: and whoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell-fire.

Weymouth New Testament

But I say to you that every one who becomes angry with his brother shall be answerable to the magistrate; that whoever says to his brother 'Raca,' shall be answerable to the Sanhedrin; and that whoever says, 'You fool!' shall be liable to the Gehenna of Fire.

Williams New Testament

But I say to you: "Everyone who harbors malice against his brother, will have to answer to the court, and whoever speaks contemptuously to his brother, will have to answer to the supreme court; and whoever says to his brother, 'You cursed fool? will have to pay the penalty in the pit of torture.

World English Bible

But I tell you, that everyone who is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment; and whoever shall say to his brother, 'Raca!' shall be in danger of the council; and whoever shall say, 'You fool!' shall be in danger of the fire of Gehenna.

Worrell New Testament

But I say to you that every one who is angry with his brother shall be in danger of the judgment; and whosoever says to his brother Raca shall be in danger of the high-council; and whosoever shall say, O foolish one! shall be in danger of the Hell of fire.

Worsley New Testament

but I say unto you, that whosoever is angry with his brother without cause shall be liable to the judgment; and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be obnoxious to the council; but whosoever shall say, "Thou fool," shall be in danger of hell-fire.

Youngs Literal Translation

but I -- I say to you, that every one who is angry at his brother without cause, shall be in danger of the judgment, and whoever may say to his brother, Empty fellow! shall be in danger of the sanhedrim, and whoever may say, Rebel! shall be in danger of the gehenna of the fire.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

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

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

πᾶς 
Pas 
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 704
Usage: 980
Usage: 980

is angry
ὀργίζω 
Orgizo 
be angry, be wroth
Usage: 3

with
G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

his



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302
Usage: 302

εἰκῆ 
Eike 
Usage: 6

shall be
ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
Usage: 83
Usage: 83
Usage: 83

in danger
ἔνοχος 
Enochos 
ἔνοχος 
Enochos 
ἔνοχος 
Enochos 
in danger of, guilty of, subject to
in danger of, guilty of, subject to
in danger of, guilty of, subject to
Usage: 5
Usage: 5
Usage: 5

of the judgment
κρίσις 
Krisis 
Usage: 21

and
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἔπω 
Epo 
ἔπω 
Epo 
Usage: 824
Usage: 824

to
G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

ῥακά 
Rhaka 
Usage: 0

of the council
συνέδριον 
sunedrion 
Usage: 19

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

μωρός 
Moros 
Usage: 6

of
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

γέεννα 
Geenna 
Usage: 1

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: Anger Toward Others

21 Ye have heard that it was said to the ancients, Thou shalt not kill; but whosoever shall kill shall be subject to the judgment. 22 But I say unto you, that every one that is lightly angry with his brother shall be subject to the judgment; but whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be subject to be called before the sanhedrim; but whosoever shall say, Fool, shall be subject to the penalty of the hell of fire. 23 If therefore thou shouldest offer thy gift at the altar, and there shouldest remember that thy brother has something against thee,


Cross References

Matthew 26:59

And the chief priests and the elders and the whole sanhedrim sought false witness against Jesus, so that they might put him to death.

Matthew 10:28

And be not afraid of those who kill the body, but cannot kill the soul; but fear rather him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

Luke 12:5

But I will shew you whom ye shall fear: Fear him who after he has killed has authority to cast into hell; yea, I say to you, Fear him.

James 3:6

and the tongue is fire, the world of unrighteousness; the tongue is set in our members, the defiler of the whole body, and which sets fire to the course of nature, and is set on fire of hell.

Psalm 7:4

If I have rewarded evil to him that was at peace with me; (indeed I have freed him that without cause oppressed me;)

Matthew 10:17

But beware of men; for they will deliver you up to sanhedrims, and scourge you in their synagogues;

Matthew 18:8-9

And if thy hand or thy foot offend thee, cut it off and cast it from thee; it is good for thee to enter into life lame or maimed, rather than having two hands or two feet to be cast into eternal fire.

Matthew 25:41

Then shall he say also to those on the left, Go from me, cursed, into eternal fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:

Mark 14:55

And the chief priests and the whole sanhedrim sought testimony against Jesus to cause him to be put to death, and did not find any.

Mark 15:1

And immediately in the morning the chief priests, having taken counsel with the elders and scribes and the whole sanhedrim, bound Jesus and carried him away, and delivered him up to Pilate.

Luke 16:23-24

And in hades lifting up his eyes, being in torments, he sees Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.

John 11:47

The chief priests, therefore, and the Pharisees gathered a council, and said, What do we? for this man does many signs.

Revelation 20:14

and death and hades were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death, even the lake of fire.

Genesis 4:5-6

and upon Cain, and on his offering, he did not look. And Cain was very angry, and his countenance fell.

Genesis 37:4

And his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren, and they hated him, and could not greet him with friendliness.

Genesis 37:8

And his brethren said to him, Wilt thou indeed be a king over us? wilt thou indeed rule over us? And they hated him yet the more for his dreams and for his words.

Deuteronomy 15:11

For the needy shall never cease from within the land; therefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt open thy hand bountifully unto thy brother, to thy poor and to thy needy, in thy land.

Deuteronomy 18:18-19

A prophet will I raise up unto them from among their brethren, like unto thee, and will put my words in his mouth, and he shall speak unto them all that I shall command him.

1 Samuel 17:27-28

And the people told him after this manner, saying, So shall it be done to the man that smites him.

1 Samuel 18:8-9

And Saul was very wroth, and that saying was evil in his sight; and he said, They have ascribed to David ten thousands, but to me they have ascribed the thousands; and what is there more for him but the kingdom?

1 Samuel 20:30-33

And Saul's anger was kindled against Jonathan, and he said to him, Son of the perverse rebellious woman, do not I know that thou hast chosen the son of Jesse to thine own shame and to the shame of thy mother's nakedness?

1 Samuel 22:12-23

And Saul said, Hear now, son of Ahitub. And he answered, Here I am, my lord.

2 Samuel 6:20

And David returned to bless his household. And Michal the daughter of Saul came out to meet David, and said, How honourable did the king of Israel make himself to-day, who uncovered himself to-day in the eyes of the handmaids of his servants, as one of the lewd fellows shamelessly uncovers himself!

2 Samuel 16:7

And thus said Shimei as he cursed: Away, away, thou man of blood and man of Belial!

1 Kings 21:4

And Ahab came into his house sullen and vexed because of the word that Naboth the Jizreelite had spoken to him; for he had said, I will not give thee the inheritance of my fathers. And he lay down on his bed, and turned away his face, and ate no bread.

2 Chronicles 16:10

And Asa was wroth with the seer, and put him in the prison; for he was enraged with him because of this. And Asa oppressed some of the people at the same time.

Nehemiah 5:8

And I said to them, We, according to our ability, have redeemed our brethren the Jews, who were sold to the nations; and will ye even sell your brethren? or shall they be sold unto us? And they were silent and found no answer.

Esther 3:5-6

And when Haman saw that Mordecai bowed not, nor did him reverence, Haman was full of fury.

Psalm 14:1

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They have corrupted themselves, they have done abominable works: there is none that doeth good.

Psalm 25:3

Yea, none that wait on thee shall be ashamed: they shall be ashamed that deal treacherously without cause.

Psalm 35:19

Let not them that are wrongfully mine enemies rejoice over me; let them not wink with the eye that hate me without cause.

Psalm 37:8

Cease from anger, and forsake wrath; fret not thyself: it would be only to do evil.

Psalm 49:10

For he seeth that wise men die; all alike, the fool and the brutish perish, and they leave their wealth to others.

Psalm 69:4

They that hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of my head; they that would destroy me, being mine enemies wrongfully, are mighty: then I restored that which I took not away.

Psalm 92:6

A brutish man knoweth not, neither doth a fool understand it.

Psalm 109:3

And with words of hatred have they encompassed me; and they fight against me without a cause.

Proverbs 14:16

A wise man feareth and departeth from evil; but the foolish is overbearing and confident.

Proverbs 18:6

A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for stripes.

Jeremiah 17:11

As the partridge sitteth on eggs it hath not laid, so is he that getteth riches and not by right: in the midst of his days shall he leave them, and at his end shall be a fool.

Lamentations 3:52

They that are mine enemies without cause have chased me sore like a bird.

Daniel 2:12-13

For this cause the king was irritated and very wroth, and commanded to destroy all the wise men of Babylon.

Daniel 3:13

Then Nebuchadnezzar in rage and fury commanded to bring Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego. Then were these men brought before the king.

Daniel 3:19

Then was Nebuchadnezzar full of fury, and the form of his visage was changed against Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego. He spoke, and commanded that they should heat the furnace seven times more than it was wont to be heated.

Obadiah 1:10

Because of violence against thy brother Jacob, shame shall cover thee, and thou shalt be cut off for ever.

Obadiah 1:12

But thou shouldest not have looked on the day of thy brother in the day of his disaster; neither shouldest thou have rejoiced over the children of Judah in the day of their destruction; nor have opened wide thy mouth in the day of distress.

Matthew 3:17

and behold, a voice out of the heavens saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I have found my delight.

Matthew 5:23-24

If therefore thou shouldest offer thy gift at the altar, and there shouldest remember that thy brother has something against thee,

Matthew 5:28-30

But I say unto you, that every one who looks upon a woman to lust after her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

Matthew 5:34

But I say unto you, Do not swear at all; neither by the heaven, because it is the throne of God;

Matthew 5:44

But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who insult you and persecute you,

Matthew 11:18-19

For John has come neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He has a demon.

Matthew 12:24

But the Pharisees, having heard it, said, This man does not cast out demons, but by Beelzebub, prince of demons.

Matthew 17:5

While he was still speaking, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and lo, a voice out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I have found my delight: hear him.

Matthew 18:21

Then Peter came to him and said, Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me and I forgive him? until seven times?

Matthew 18:35

Thus also my heavenly Father shall do to you if ye forgive not from your hearts every one his brother.

Matthew 23:15

Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, for ye compass the sea and the dry land to make one proselyte, and when he is become such, ye make him twofold more the son of hell than yourselves.

Matthew 23:33

Serpents, offspring of vipers, how should ye escape the judgment of hell?

Mark 9:43-48

And if thy hand serve as a snare to thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter into life maimed, than having thy two hands to go away into hell, into the fire unquenchable;

John 7:20

The crowd answered and said, Thou hast a demon: who seeks to kill thee?

John 8:48

The Jews answered and said to him, Say we not well that thou art a Samaritan and hast a demon?

John 15:25

But that the word written in their law might be fulfilled, They hated me without a cause.

Acts 3:20-23

and he may send Jesus Christ, who was foreordained for you,

Acts 5:27

And they bring them and set them in the council. And the high priest asked them,

Acts 7:37

This is the Moses who said to the sons of Israel, A prophet shall God raise up to you out of your brethren like me him shall ye hear.

Acts 17:18

But some also of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers attacked him. And some said, What would this chatterer say? and some, He seems to be an announcer of foreign demons, because he announced the glad tidings of Jesus and the resurrection to them.

Romans 12:10

as to brotherly love, kindly affectioned towards one another: as to honour, each taking the lead in paying it to the other:

1 Corinthians 6:6

But brother prosecutes his suit with brother, and that before unbelievers.

1 Corinthians 6:10

nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor abusive persons, nor the rapacious, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

Ephesians 4:26-27

Be angry, and do not sin; let not the sun set upon your wrath,

Ephesians 4:31-32

Let all bitterness, and heat of passion, and wrath, and clamour, and injurious language, be removed from you, with all malice;

1 Thessalonians 4:6

not overstepping the rights of and wronging his brother in the matter, because the Lord is the avenger of all these things, even as we also told you before, and have fully testified.

Titus 3:2

to speak evil of no one, not to be contentious, to be mild, shewing all meekness towards all men.

Hebrews 5:9

and having been perfected, became to all them that obey him, author of eternal salvation;

Hebrews 12:25

See that ye refuse not him that speaks. For if those did not escape who had refused him who uttered the oracles on earth, much more we who turn away from him who does so from heaven:

James 2:20

But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?

1 Peter 2:23

who, when reviled, reviled not again; when suffering, threatened not; but gave himself over into the hands of him who judges righteously;

1 Peter 3:9

not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing; but on the contrary, blessing others, because ye have been called to this, that ye should inherit blessing.

1 John 2:9

He who says he is in the light, and hates his brother, is in the darkness until now.

1 John 3:10

In this are manifest the children of God and the children of the devil. Whoever does not practise righteousness is not of God, and he who does not love his brother.

1 John 3:14-15

We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love his brother abides in death.

1 John 4:20-21

If any one say, I love God, and hate his brother, he is a liar: for he that loves not his brother whom he has seen, how can he love God whom he has not seen?

1 John 5:16

If any one see his brother sinning a sin not unto death, he shall ask, and he shall give him life, for those that do not sin unto death. There is a sin to death: I do not say of that that he should make a request.

Jude 1:9

But Michael the archangel, when disputing with the devil he reasoned about the body of Moses, did not dare to bring a railing judgment against him, but said, The Lord rebuke thee.

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