Parallel Verses

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.

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 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 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 said to the ancients, "You shall not kill" --and, "Whoever shall kill shall be liable to the judgment." 22 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. 23 Therefore if you offer your gift on the altar, and there remember that your brother has anything against you,


Cross References

Matthew 26:59

And the chief priests and the elders and all the sanhedrin sought false witness against Jesus, in order to put Him to death.

Matthew 10:28

And do not fear those who kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul. But rather fear Him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.

Luke 12:5

But I will warn you of whom you 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 a fire, a world of iniquity. So the tongue is set among our members, spotting all the body and inflaming the course of nature, and being inflamed by hell.

Psalm 7:4

if I have rewarded evil to my friend, or if I have delivered one oppressing me without cause;

Matthew 10:17

But beware of men, for they will deliver you up to the sanhedrins, and they will scourge you in their synagogues.

Matthew 18:8-9

And if your hand or your foot causes you to offend, cut them off and throw them from you. It is better for you to enter into life lame or maimed, rather than having two hands or two feet to be cast into everlasting fire.

Matthew 25:41

Then He also shall say to those on the left hand, Depart from Me, you cursed, into everlasting fire prepared for the Devil and his angels.

Mark 14:55

And the chief priests and all the sanhedrin sought for witness against Jesus, to put Him to death. And they found none.

Mark 15:1

And immediately in the morning the chief priests held a consultation with the elders and scribes and the whole council. And they bound Jesus and led Him away and delivered Him to Pilate.

Luke 16:23-24

And in hell he lifted up his eyes, being in torments, and saw Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.

John 11:47

Then the chief priests and Pharisees gathered a sanhedrin, and said, What can we do? For this man does many miracles.

Revelation 20:14

And death and hell were cast into the Lake of Fire. This is the second death.

Genesis 4:5-6

but He did not have respect to Cain and to his offering. And Cain glowed with anger, and his face fell.

Genesis 37:4

And when his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably to him.

Genesis 37:8

And his brothers said to him, Shall you indeed reign over us? Or shall you indeed have the rule over us? And they hated him still more for his dreams and for his words.

Deuteronomy 15:11

For the poor shall never cease out of the land. Therefore, I command you saying, You shall open your hand wide to your brother, to your poor, and to your needy, in your land.

Deuteronomy 18:18-19

I will raise them up a Prophet from among their brothers, one like you, and will put My words in His mouth. And He shall speak to them all that I shall command Him.

1 Samuel 17:27-28

And the people answered him in this way, saying, So shall it be done to the man who kills him.

1 Samuel 18:8-9

And Saul was very angry, and this thing was evil in his eyes. And he said, They have given David ten thousands, and to me they have given only thousands. And what more can he have but the kingdom?

1 Samuel 20:30-33

And Saul's anger was kindled against Jonathan, and he said to him, You son of a perverse, rebellious woman, do I not know that you have chosen the son of Jesse to your own confusion, and to the shame of your mother's nakedness?

1 Samuel 22:12-23

And Saul said, Hear now, you 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 glorious was the king of Israel today, who uncovered himself today in the eyes of the handmaids of his servants, as one of the vain fellows shamelessly uncovers himself!

2 Samuel 16:7

And Shimei said this in his cursing, Go out, O man of blood, O man of Belial.

1 Kings 21:4

And Ahab came to his house heavy and displeased because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him. For he had said, I will not give you the inheritance of my fathers. And he lay on his bed and turned away his face, and would not eat food.

2 Chronicles 16:10

And Asa was angry with the seer and put him in a prison-house. For he was in a rage with him because of this. And Asa oppressed some of the people at that time.

Nehemiah 5:8

And I said to them, According to our ability we have redeemed our brothers, the Jews who were sold to the nations. And will you even sell your brothers? Or shall they be sold to us? And they were silent and did not find an answer.

Esther 3:5-6

And when Haman saw that Mordecai did not bow nor worship him, then Haman was full of wrath.

Psalm 14:1

To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David. The fool has said in his heart, There is no God! They acted corruptly; they have done abominable works, there is none who does good.

Psalm 25:3

Yea, let none who wait on You be ashamed; let them be ashamed who sin without cause.

Psalm 35:19

Let not those who are my lying enemies rejoice over me, those who hate me without cause wink with the eye.

Psalm 37:8

Cease from anger, and forsake wrath; do not fret yourself to do evil.

Psalm 49:10

For he sees wise men die; likewise the fool and the animal-like ones perish, and leave their wealth to others.

Psalm 69:4

They who hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of my head; they who would destroy me are mighty, my lying enemies. Then I restored what I did not take away.

Psalm 92:6

A beastly man does not know; nor does a fool understand this.

Psalm 109:3

And they surrounded me with words of hatred; and fought against me without a cause.

Proverbs 14:16

A wise one fears and departs from evil, but the fool rages and is sure.

Proverbs 18:6

A fool's lips enter into argument, and his mouth calls for strokes.

Jeremiah 17:11

The quail sits on eggs and does not hatch them; in the same way he who gets riches, and not by right, shall leave them in the middle of his days, and in his end he shall be a fool.

Lamentations 3:52

My haters have hunted me, like a bird, without cause.

Daniel 2:12-13

For this cause the king was enraged and angered, and commanded all the wise men of Babylon to be destroyed.

Daniel 3:13

Then Nebuchadnezzar in anger and wrath commanded them to bring Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. Then they brought these men before the king.

Daniel 3:19

Then Nebuchadnezzar was filled with wrath, and the form of his face was changed against Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. He spoke and commanded that they should heat the furnace seven times more than it was usually heated.

Obadiah 1:10

Shame shall cover you from the violence against your brother Jacob, and you shall be cut off forever.

Obadiah 1:12

But you should not have looked on the day of your brother on the day of his alienation; nor should you have rejoiced over the sons of Judah in the day of their ruin; nor should you have enlarged your mouth in the day of distress.

Matthew 3:17

And lo, a voice from Heaven, saying, This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.

Matthew 5:23-24

Therefore if you offer your gift on the altar, and there remember that your brother has anything against you,

Matthew 5:28-30

But I say to you that whoever looks on a woman to lust after her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

Matthew 5:34

But I say to you, Do not swear at all! Not by Heaven, because it is God's throne;

Matthew 5:44

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

Matthew 11:18-19

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

Matthew 12:24

But when the Pharisees heard, they said, This one does not cast out demons except by Beelzebub the ruler of the demons.

Matthew 17:5

While he yet spoke, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them. And behold a voice out of the cloud which said, This is My beloved Son in whom I am well pleased, 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

So likewise shall My heavenly Father do also to you, unless each one of you from your hearts forgive his brother their trespasses.

Matthew 23:15

Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you compass sea and the dry land to make one proselyte, and when he is made, you make him twofold more the child of hell than yourselves.

Matthew 23:33

Serpents! Offspring of vipers! How can you escape the condemnation of hell?

Mark 9:43-48

And if your hand offends you, cut it off. It is better for you to enter into life maimed than to have two hands to go into hell, into the fire that never shall be quenched

John 7:20

The crowd answered and said, You have a demon! Who seeks to kill you?

John 8:48

Then the Jews answered and said to Him, Do we not say well that you are a Samaritan and have a demon?

John 15:25

But that the Word might be fulfilled that is written in their Law, "They hated Me without a cause."

Acts 3:20-23

And He shall send Jesus Christ, who before was proclaimed to you,

Acts 5:27

And bringing them, they stood in the sanhedrin. And the high priest asked them,

Acts 7:37

This is that Moses who said to the sons of Israel, "The Lord your God shall raise up a Prophet to you from your brothers, One like me; you shall hear Him."

Acts 17:18

And certain philosophers from the Epicureans and from the Stoics met him. And some said, What will this babbler say? And others said, He seems to be an announcer of foreign demons (because he preached Jesus and the resurrection to them).

Romans 12:10

in brotherly love to one another, loving fervently, having led one another in honor.

1 Corinthians 6:6

But brother goes to law with brother, and that before the unbelievers.

1 Corinthians 6:10

nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

Ephesians 4:26-27

Be angry, and do not sin. Do not let the sun go down upon your wrath,

Ephesians 4:31-32

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and tumult and evil speaking be put away from you, with all malice.

1 Thessalonians 4:6

not to go beyond and defraud his brother in this matter (because the Lord is the avenger concerning all these, as we also have forewarned you and testified).

Titus 3:2

to speak evil of no one, not being quarrelsome, but forbearing, showing all meekness to all men.

Hebrews 5:9

And being perfected, He became the Author of eternal salvation to all those who obey Him,

Hebrews 12:25

See that you do not refuse Him who speaks. For if they did not escape, those who refused him that spoke on earth, much more we shall not escape if we turn away from Him who speaks from Heaven,

James 2:20

But will you know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?

1 Peter 2:23

who when He was reviled did not revile in return. When He suffered, He did not threaten, but gave Himself up to Him who judges righteously.

1 Peter 3:9

Never give back evil for evil, or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, giving blessing, knowing that you are called to this so that you might inherit blessing.

1 John 2:9

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

1 John 3:10

In this the children of God are revealed, and the children of the Devil: everyone not practicing righteousness is not of God, also 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 brothers. He who does not love his brother abides in death.

1 John 4:20-21

If anyone says, I love God, and hates his brother, he is a liar. For if he does not love his brother whom he has seen, how can he love God whom he has not seen?

1 John 5:16

If anyone sees his brother sin a sin not to death, he shall ask, and He shall give him life for those that do not sin to death. There is a sin to death, I do not say that he shall pray for it.

Jude 1:9

But Michael, the archangel, when contending with the Devil, he argued about the body of Moses, he dared not bring a judgment of blasphemy, but said, Let the Lord rebuke you!

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