Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 against him shall be guilty before the court; and whoever speaks [contemptuously and insultingly] to his brother, ‘Raca (You empty-headed idiot)!’ shall be guilty before the supreme court (Sanhedrin); and whoever says, ‘You fool!’ shall be in danger of the fiery hell.

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.

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.

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.

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 "You have heard that it was told those who lived long ago, "You are not to commit murder,' and, "Whoever murders will be subject to punishment.' 22 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. 23 "So if you are presenting your gift at the altar and remember there that your brother has something against you,


Cross References

Matthew 26:59

Meanwhile, the high priests and the whole Council were looking for false testimony against Jesus in order to have him put to death.

Matthew 10:28

Stop being afraid of those who kill the body but can't kill the soul. Instead, be afraid of the one who can destroy both body and soul in hell.

Luke 12:5

I'll show you the one you should be afraid of. Be afraid of the one who has the authority to throw you into hell after killing you. Yes, I tell you, be afraid of him!

James 3:6

The tongue is a fire, a world of evil. Placed among the parts of our bodies, the tongue contaminates the whole body and sets on fire the course of life, and is itself set on fire by hell.

Psalm 7:4

if I have rewarded those who did me good with evil, if I have plundered my enemy without justification,

Matthew 10:17

Watch out for people who will hand you over to the local councils and whip you in their synagogues.

Matthew 18:8-9

"So if your hand or your foot causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away. It is better for you to enter life injured or crippled than to have two hands or two feet and be thrown into eternal fire.

Matthew 25:41

"Then he will say to those on his left, "Get away from me, you who are accursed, into the eternal fire that has been prepared for the Devil and his angels!

Mark 14:55

Meanwhile, the high priests and the whole Council were looking for some testimony against Jesus in order to have him put to death, but they couldn't find any.

Mark 15:1

As soon as it was morning, the high priests convened a meeting with the elders and scribes and the whole Council. They bound Jesus with chains, led him away, and handed him over to Pilate.

Luke 16:23-24

In the afterlife, where he was in constant torment, he looked up and saw Abraham far away and Lazarus by his side.

John 11:47

So the high priests and the Pharisees assembled the Council and said, "What are we going to do? This man is performing many signs.

Revelation 20:14

Death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. (This is the second death the lake of fire.)

Genesis 4:5-6

but he did not look favorably upon Cain and his offering.

Genesis 37:4

When Joseph's brothers realized that their father loved him more than all of his brothers, they hated him so much that they were unable to speak politely to him.

Genesis 37:8

At this, his brothers replied, "Do you really think you're going to rule us or lord it over us?" So they hated him even more because of his dreams and his interpretations of them.

Deuteronomy 15:11

Since poor people won't cease to exist in the land, therefore I'm commanding you: Be sure to be generous to your poor and needy relatives in your land."

Deuteronomy 18:18-19

I will raise up a prophet like you from among their relatives, and I will place my words in his mouth so that he may expound everything that I have commanded to them.

1 Samuel 17:27-28

The people also told him the same thing, saying, "This is what will be done for the man who kills him."

1 Samuel 18:8-9

Saul was very angry and he did not like what the women sang. He told himself, "They have attributed tens of thousands to David, but to me they have attributed thousands. What else can he have but the kingdom?"

1 Samuel 20:30-33

Saul flew into a rage and told Jonathan, "You son of a perverse and rebellious woman! Don't I know that you have chosen Jesse's son to your shame and to the shame of your mother who bore you?

1 Samuel 22:12-23

Saul said, "Listen, son of Ahitub!" And he said, "Here I am, your majesty."

2 Samuel 6:20

When David returned to bless his household, Saul's daughter Michal came out to meet him and called out, "How the king of Israel honored himself today by undressing himself right in front of his women staff members, just like any pervert would dare to expose himself!"

2 Samuel 16:7

"Get out of here! Get out!" Shimei yelled as he cursed. "You murderer! You who think you're above the law!

1 Kings 21:4

Ahab went back to his palace, sullen and in a foul mood, because Naboth the Jezreelite had turned down Ahab's offer by saying "I will not transfer my ancestors' inheritance to you!" He laid down on his bed, curled up with his face to the wall, and refused to eat.

2 Chronicles 16:10

In response, Asa flew into a rage and locked up the seer in stocks in the palace prison because of what Hanani had told him. Asa also tortured some of the people of Israel at that time.

Nehemiah 5:8

I accused them, "To the best of our ability, we've been buying back our fellow Jews who had been sold to foreigners. Even now you're selling your fellow countrymen, only for them to be sold back to us!" They kept quiet and never spoke a word.

Esther 3:5-6

When Haman saw that Mordecai would not kneel and bow down to him, he flew into a rage.

Psalm 14:1

Fools say to themselves, "There is no God." They are corrupt and commit evil deeds; not one of them practices what is good.

Psalm 25:3

Indeed, no one who waits on you will be ashamed, but those who offend for no reason will be put to shame.

Psalm 35:19

Do not let my deceitful enemies gloat over me, nor let those who hate me without justification mock me with their eyes.

Psalm 37:8

Calm your anger and abandon wrath. Don't be angry it only leads to evil.

Psalm 49:10

Indeed, he will see wise people die; the stupid and the senseless will meet their doom and leave their wealth to others.

Psalm 69:4

Those who hate me without cause are more than the hairs of my head. My persecutors are mighty, and they want to destroy me. Must I be forced to return what I did not steal?

Psalm 92:6

A stupid man doesn't know, and a fool can't comprehend this:

Psalm 109:3

They surround me with hate-filled words, attacking me for no reason.

Proverbs 14:16

The wise person fears and turns away from evil, but a fool is reckless and overconfident.

Proverbs 18:6

A fool's words bring strife, and his mouth invites fighting.

Jeremiah 17:11

As a partridge gathers together eggs that it didn't lay, so is a person who amasses wealth unjustly. In the middle of his life it will leave him, and in the end he will prove to be a fool."

Lamentations 3:52

My enemies hunted me like a bird, viciously and without justification.

Daniel 2:12-13

At this point, the king flew into a rage and issued an order to destroy all the advisors of Babylon.

Daniel 3:13

Nebuchadnezzar flew into a rage and furiously ordered that Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego be brought before him.

Daniel 3:19

Out of control with rage, Nebuchadnezzar's facial expression changed toward Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, and he ordered that the furnace be heated seven times hotter than usual.

Obadiah 1:10

"Shame will overwhelm you because of the violence you inflicted on your brother Jacob, and you will be excluded forever.

Obadiah 1:12

"You should not have gloated over your brother, on the day of his calamity. You should not have rejoiced when the descendants of Judah were perishing. You should not have boasted when they were in distress.

Matthew 3:17

Then a voice from heaven said, "This is my Son, whom I love. I am pleased with him!"

Matthew 5:23-24

"So if you are presenting your gift at the altar and remember there that your brother has something against you,

Matthew 5:28-30

But I say to you, anyone who stares at a woman with lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

Matthew 5:34

But I tell you not to swear at all, neither by heaven, because it is God's throne,

Matthew 5:44

But I say to you, love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you,

Matthew 11:18-19

Because John didn't come eating or drinking, yet people say, "He has a demon!'

Matthew 12:24

But when the Pharisees heard this, they said, "This man drives out demons only by Beelzebul, the ruler of the demons."

Matthew 17:5

He was still speaking when a bright cloud suddenly overshadowed them. A voice from the cloud said, "This is my Son, whom I love. I am pleased with him. Keep on listening to him!"

Matthew 18:21

Then Peter came up and asked him, "Lord, how many times may my brother sin against me and I have to forgive him? Seven times?"

Matthew 18:35

This is how my heavenly Father will treat each one of you unless you forgive your brother from your hearts."

Matthew 23:15

"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You travel over land and sea to make a single convert, and when this happens you make him twice as fit for hell as you are.

Matthew 23:33

You snakes, you children of serpents! How can you escape being condemned to hell?

Mark 9:43-48

So if your hand causes you to sin, cut it off. It's better for you to enter life injured than to have two hands and go to hell, to the fire that cannot be put out.

John 7:20

The crowd answered, "You have a demon! Who is trying to kill you?"

John 8:48

The Jewish leaders replied to him, "Surely we're right in saying that you are a Samaritan and have a demon, aren't we?"

John 15:25

But this happened so that what has been written in their Law might be fulfilled: "They hated me for no reason.'

Acts 3:20-23

so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord and so that he may send you Jesus, whom he appointed long ago to be the Messiah.

Acts 5:27

When they brought them back, they made them stand before the Council, and the high priest began to question them.

Acts 7:37

It was this Moses who told the Israelis, "God will raise up a prophet for you from among your own brothers, just as he did me.'

Acts 17:18

Some Epicurean and Stoic philosophers also debated with him. Some asked, "What is this blabbermouth trying to say?" while others said, "He seems to be preaching about foreign gods." This was because Paul was telling the good news about Jesus and the resurrection.

Romans 12:10

Be devoted to each other with mutual affection. Excel at showing respect for each other.

1 Corinthians 6:6

Instead, one brother goes to court against another brother, and before unbelieving judges, at that!

1 Corinthians 6:10

thieves, greedy people, drunks, slanderers, and robbers will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Ephesians 4:26-27

"Be angry, yet do not sin." Do not let the sun set while you are still angry,

Ephesians 4:31-32

Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, quarreling, and slander be put away from you, along with all hatred.

1 Thessalonians 4:6

Furthermore, you must never take advantage of or exploit a brother in this regard, because the Lord avenges all these things, just as we already told you and warned you.

Titus 3:2

They are not to insult anyone or be argumentative. Instead, they are to be gentle and perfectly courteous to everyone.

Hebrews 5:9

and, once made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him,

Hebrews 12:25

See to it that you do not ignore the one who is speaking. For if the hearers did not escape when they ignored the one who warned them on earth, how much less will we escape if we turn away from the one who is from heaven!

James 2:20

Do you want proof, you foolish person, that faith without actions is worthless?

1 Peter 2:23

When he was insulted, he did not retaliate. When he suffered, he did not threaten. It was his habit to commit the matter to the one who judges fairly.

1 Peter 3:9

Do not pay others back evil for evil or insult for insult. Instead, keep blessing them, because you were called to inherit a blessing.

1 John 2:9

The person who says that he is in the light but hates his brother is still in the darkness.

1 John 3:10

This is how God's children and the Devil's children are distinguished. No person who fails to practice righteousness and to love his brother is from God.

1 John 3:14-15

We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love one another. The person who does not love remains spiritually dead.

1 John 4:20-21

Whoever says, "I love God," but hates his brother is a liar. The one who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love the God whom he has not seen.

1 John 5:16

If anyone sees his brother committing a sin that does not lead to death, he should pray that God would give him life. This applies to those who commit sins that do not lead to death. There is a sin that leads to death. I am not telling you to pray about that.

Jude 1:9

Even the archangel Michael, when he argued with the Devil and fought over the body of Moses, did not dare to bring a slanderous accusation against him. Instead, he said, "May the Lord rebuke you!"

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