Parallel Verses

Amplified

Do not gather and heap up and store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust and worm consume and destroy, and where thieves break through and steal.

New American Standard Bible

"Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.

King James Version

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:

Holman Bible

“Don’t collect for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal.

International Standard Version

"Stop storing up treasures for yourselves on earth, where moths and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal.

A Conservative Version

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where moth and rust deteriorates, and where thieves break through and steal,

American Standard Version

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where moth and rust consume, and where thieves break through and steal:

An Understandable Version

"Do not store your valuables [here] on earth, where moths can eat them and where rust can corrode them, and where burglars can break in and steal [them].

Anderson New Testament

Lay not up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and rust consume, and where thieves break through and steal.

Bible in Basic English

Make no store of wealth for yourselves on earth, where it may be turned to dust by worms and weather, and where thieves may come in by force and take it away.

Common New Testament

"Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal,

Daniel Mace New Testament

Lay not up for your selves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal.

Darby Translation

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where moth and rust spoils, and where thieves dig through and steal;

Godbey New Testament

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where moth and rust corrupt, and thieves break through and steal:

Goodspeed New Testament

"Do not store up your riches on earth, where moths and rust destroy them, and where thieves break in and steal them,

John Wesley New Testament

Lay not up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust consume, and where thieves break thro' and steal:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where moth and rust corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal;

Julia Smith Translation

Treasure not up to you treasures upon earth, where moth and gnawing destroy, and thieves dig through and steal:

King James 2000

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust does corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and consuming [insect] destroy and where thieves break in and steal,

Modern King James verseion

Do not lay up treasures on earth for yourselves, where moth and rust corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"See that ye gather not treasure together upon the earth, where rust and moths corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:

Moffatt New Testament

Store up no treasures for yourselves on earth, where moth and rust corrode, where thieves break in and steal:

Montgomery New Testament

"Store up for yourselves no treasures on earth, where moth and rust consume, and where thieves break through and steal;

NET Bible

"Do not accumulate for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal.

New Heart English Bible

"Do not lay up treasures for yourselves on the earth, where moth and rust consume, and where thieves break through and steal;

Noyes New Testament

Lay not up for yourselves treasures on earth, where the moth and rust consume, and where thieves break through and steal;

Sawyer New Testament

Lay not up for yourselves treasures on the earth, where a moth and corrosion destroy, and where thieves dig through and steal.

The Emphasized Bible

Be not laying up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where, moth and rust, do tarnish, and where, thieves, dig through and steal;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where the rust and canker spoil, and where thieves dig through and steal:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not store up treasures for yourselves on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.

Webster

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:

Weymouth New Testament

"Do not lay up stores of wealth for yourselves on earth, where the moth and wear-and-tear destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.

Williams New Testament

"Stop storing up your riches on earth where moths and rust make away with them, and where thieves break in and steal them.

World English Bible

"Don't lay up treasures for yourselves on the earth, where moth and rust consume, and where thieves break through and steal;

Worrell New Testament

"Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where moth and rust consume, and where thieves break through, and steal;

Worsley New Testament

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust corrupts, and where thieves break through and steal:

Youngs Literal Translation

'Treasure not up to yourselves treasures on the earth, where moth and rust disfigure, and where thieves break through and steal,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Lay
θησαυρίζω 
thesaurizo 
Usage: 5

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

up
θησαυρίζω 
thesaurizo 
Usage: 5

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

θησαυρός 
thesauros 
Usage: 4

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

γῆ 
Ge 
Usage: 186

ὅπου 
Hopou 
ὅπου 
Hopou 
Usage: 42
Usage: 42

σής 
Ses 
Usage: 0

and





and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

βρῶσις 
Brosis 
Usage: 5

ἀφανίζω 
Aphanizo 
Usage: 2

κλέπτης 
Kleptes 
Usage: 6

διορύσσω 
Diorusso 
Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 6:19

Devotionals containing Matthew 6:19

Images Matthew 6:19

Prayers for Matthew 6:19

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: Treasure In Heaven

18 So that your fasting may not be noticed by men but by your Father, Who sees in secret; and your Father, Who sees in secret, will reward you in the open. 19 Do not gather and heap up and store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust and worm consume and destroy, and where thieves break through and steal. 20 But gather and heap up and store for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust nor worm consume and destroy, and where thieves do not break through and steal;


Cross References

Hebrews 13:5

Let your character or moral disposition be free from love of money [including greed, avarice, lust, and craving for earthly possessions] and be satisfied with your present [circumstances and with what you have]; for He [God] Himself has said, I will not in any way fail you nor give you up nor leave you without support. [I will] not, [I will] not, [I will] not in any degree leave you helpless nor forsake nor let [you] down ( relax My hold on you)! [ Assuredly not!]

Luke 12:21

So it is with the one who continues to lay up and hoard possessions for himself and is not rich [in his relation] to God [this is how he fares].

1 Timothy 6:17

As for the rich in this world, charge them not to be proud and arrogant and contemptuous of others, nor to set their hopes on uncertain riches, but on God, Who richly and ceaselessly provides us with everything for [our] enjoyment.

Job 31:24

If I have made gold my trust and hope or have said to fine gold, You are my confidence,

Psalm 39:6

Surely every man walks to and fro -- "like a shadow in a pantomime; surely for futility and emptiness he is in turmoil; each one heaps up riches, not knowing who will gather them.

Psalm 62:10

Trust not in and rely confidently not on extortion and oppression, and do not vainly hope in robbery; if riches increase, set not your heart on them.

Proverbs 11:4

Riches provide no security in any day of wrath and judgment, but righteousness (uprightness and right standing with God) delivers from death.

Proverbs 16:16

How much better it is to get skillful and godly Wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.

Proverbs 23:4-5

Weary not yourself to be rich; cease from your own [human] wisdom.

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For to the person who pleases Him God gives wisdom and knowledge and joy; but to the sinner He gives the work of gathering and heaping up, that he may give to one who pleases God. This also is vanity and a striving after the wind and a feeding on it.

Ecclesiastes 5:10-14

He who loves silver will not be satisfied with silver, nor he who loves abundance with gain. This also is vanity (emptiness, falsity, and futility)!

Zephaniah 1:18

Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of the Lord's indignation and wrath. But the whole earth shall be consumed in the fire of His jealous wrath, for a full, yes, a sudden, end will He make of all the inhabitants of the earth.

Matthew 19:21

Jesus answered him, If you would be perfect [that is, have that spiritual maturity which accompanies self-sacrificing character], go and sell what you have and give to the poor, and you will have riches in heaven; and come, be My disciple [side with My party and follow Me].

Luke 12:33

Sell what you possess and give donations to the poor; provide yourselves with purses and handbags that do not grow old, an unfailing and inexhaustible treasure in the heavens, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys.

Luke 18:22

And when Jesus heard it, He said to him, One thing you still lack. Sell everything that you have and divide [the money] among the poor, and you will have [rich] treasure in heaven; and come back [and] follow Me [become My disciple, join My party, and accompany Me].

Luke 18:24

Jesus, observing him, said, How difficult it is for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God!

1 Timothy 6:8-10

But if we have food and clothing, with these we shall be content (satisfied).

James 5:1-3

Come now, you rich [people], weep aloud and lament over the miseries (the woes) that are surely coming upon you.

1 John 2:15-16

Do not love or cherish the world or the things that are in the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in him.

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