Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool: neither by Jerusalem; for it is the city of the great King.

New American Standard Bible

or by the earth, for it is the footstool of His feet, or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King.

King James Version

Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool: neither by Jerusalem; for it is the city of the great King.

Holman Bible

or by the earth, because it is His footstool; or by Jerusalem, because it is the city of the great King.

International Standard Version

nor by the earth, because it is his footstool, nor by Jerusalem, because it is the city of the Great King.

A Conservative Version

nor by the earth, because it is the footstool of his feet, nor by Jerusalem, because it is the city of the great King.

American Standard Version

nor by the earth, for it is the footstool of his feet; nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King.

Amplified

Or by the earth, for it is the footstool of His feet; or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the Great King.

An Understandable Version

nor 'by earth,' for it is the footstool for His feet; nor 'by Jerusalem,' for it is the city of the great King [i.e., God].

Anderson New Testament

nor by the earth, for it is his footstool; nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King:

Bible in Basic English

Or by the earth, because it is the resting-place for his foot; or by Jerusalem, because it is the town of the great King.

Common New Testament

or by the earth, for it is his footstool; or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the Great King.

Daniel Mace New Testament

nor by the earth, for it is his footstool: nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King.

Darby Translation

nor by the earth, because it is the footstool of his feet; nor by Jerusalem, because it is the city of the great King.

Godbey New Testament

nor by the earth, because it is the footstool of His feet; neither by Jerusalem, because it is the city of the great King.

Goodspeed New Testament

or by the earth, for it is his footstool, or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great king.

John Wesley New Testament

Nor by the earth, for it is his footstool; neither by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King.

Julia Smith Translation

Neither by the earth; for it is the footstool of his feet: neither by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great kings

Lexham Expanded Bible

or by the earth, because it is the footstool of his feet, or by Jerusalem, because it is the city of the great king.

Modern King James verseion

not by the earth, for it is the footstool of His feet; not by Jerusalem, because it is the city of the great King;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

nor yet by the earth; for it is His footstool: neither by Jerusalem; for it is the city of that great King:

Moffatt New Testament

nor by earth, for it is the footstool of his feet, nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King;

Montgomery New Testament

"nor by the earth, for it is the footstool of his feet; nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the Great King.

NET Bible

not by earth, because it is his footstool, and not by Jerusalem, because it is the city of the great King.

New Heart English Bible

nor by the earth, for it is the footstool of his feet; nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King.

Noyes New Testament

nor by the earth, for it is his footstool; nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the Great King;

Sawyer New Testament

nor by the earth, for it is his footstool, nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King;

The Emphasized Bible

Nor by the earth, because it is his, footstool; nor by Jerusalem, because, it is the, city, of the Great King;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

nor by the earth; for it is the footstool of his feet: nor by Jerusalem; for it is the city of the great King:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Or by the earth, since that is his footstool, or by Jerusalem, since that is the city of the Great King.

Webster

Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool: neither by Jerusalem; for it is the city of the great King,

Weymouth New Testament

nor by the earth, for it is the footstool under His feet; nor by Jerusalem, for it is the City of the Great King.

Williams New Testament

or by the earth, for it is His footstool, or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the Great King.

World English Bible

nor by the earth, for it is the footstool of his feet; nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King.

Worrell New Testament

nor by the earth, because it is His footstool; nor by Jerusalem, because it is the Great King's city;

Worsley New Testament

nor by the earth, for it is his footstool; nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King: neither shalt thou swear by thy head,

Youngs Literal Translation

nor by the earth, because it is His footstool, nor by Jerusalem, because it is a city of a great king,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Nor
μήτε 
mete 
neither, nor, so much as, or
Usage: 24

by
ἐν 
En 
εἰς 
Eis 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 2128
Usage: 1267

the earth
γῆ 
Ge 
Usage: 186

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764
Usage: 764

it is
ἐστί 
Esti 
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585
Usage: 585

his

Usage: 0

ὑποπόδιον 
Hupopodion 
Usage: 5

μήτε 
mete 
neither, nor, so much as, or
Usage: 24

Ἱεροσόλυμα 
Hierosoluma 
Usage: 54

the city
πόλις 
Polis 
Usage: 132

of the
βασιλεύς 
Basileus 
Usage: 99

μέγας 
megas 
Usage: 167

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: Taking Oaths

34 But I say unto you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven; for it is God's throne: 35  Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool: neither by Jerusalem; for it is the city of the great King. 36 Neither shall you swear by your head, because you can not make one hair white or black.


Cross References

Psalm 48:2

Beautiful for elevation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.

2 Chronicles 6:6

But I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.

Psalm 87:2

The LORD loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob.

Psalm 99:5

Exalt you the LORD our God, and worship at his footstool; for he is holy.

Malachi 1:14

But cursed be the deceiver, who has in his flock a male, and vows, and sacrifices unto the Lord a corrupt thing: for I am a great King, says the LORD of hosts, and my name is feared among the nations.

Revelation 21:2

And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.

Revelation 21:10

And he carried me away in the spirit to a great and high mountain, and showed me that great city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God,

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