Parallel Verses

Amplified

So then, whatever you desire that others would do to and for you, even so do also to and for them, for this is (sums up) the Law and the Prophets.

New American Standard Bible

"In everything, therefore, treat people the same way you want them to treat you, for this is the Law and the Prophets.

King James Version

Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.

Holman Bible

Therefore, whatever you want others to do for you, do also the same for them—this is the Law and the Prophets.

International Standard Version

Therefore, whatever you want people to do for you, do the same for them, because this summarizes the Law and the Prophets."

A Conservative Version

All things therefore, as many as ye may want that men should do to you, so also do ye to them, for this is the law and the prophets.

American Standard Version

All things therefore whatsoever ye would that men should do unto you, even so do ye also unto them: for this is the law and the prophets.

An Understandable Version

Therefore, everything that you would like people to do to you, do [these things] to them also. For this is [what is required by] the law of Moses and the prophets.

Anderson New Testament

All things, therefore, whatever you would that men should do to you, even so do you to them: for this is the law and the prophets.

Bible in Basic English

All those things, then, which you would have men do to you, even so do you to them: because this is the law and the prophets.

Common New Testament

So whatever you wish that men would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Let your actions be such, with regard to others, as you should think reasonable with regard to yourselves, for this is the substance of the law and the prophets.

Darby Translation

Therefore all things whatever ye desire that men should do to you, thus do ye also do to them; for this is the law and the prophets.

Godbey New Testament

Therefore all things whatsoever you may wish that the people may do unto you, do ye even so unto them: for this is the law and the prophets.

Goodspeed New Testament

Therefore, you must always treat other people as you would like to have them treat you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.

John Wesley New Testament

Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them; for this is the law and the prophets.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore, all things whatsoever ye desire that men should do unto you, so also shall ye do unto them, for this is the law and the prophets.

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore all whatever ye would that men should do to you, so also do ye to them; for this is the law and the prophets.

King James 2000

Therefore all things whatsoever you would that men should do to you, do you even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore [in] all [things], whatever you want that people should do to you, thus also you do to them. For this is the law and the prophets.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore all things, whatever you desire that men should do to you, do even so to them; for this is the Law and the Prophets.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Therefore whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, even so do ye to them: this is the law and the prophets.

Moffatt New Testament

Well then, whatever you would like men to do to you, do just the same to them; that is the meaning of the Law and the prophets.

Montgomery New Testament

"Therefore everything that you would have men do to you, do you also the same to them; for this is the Law and the Prophets.

NET Bible

In everything, treat others as you would want them to treat you, for this fulfills the law and the prophets.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore whatever you desire for men to do to you, you shall also do to them; for this is the Law and the Prophets.

Noyes New Testament

All things, then, whatever ye would that men should do to you, do ye also so to them; for this is the Law and the Prophets.

Sawyer New Testament

All things, therefore, which you wish men to do to you, do also thus to them; for this is the law and the prophets.

The Emphasized Bible

Whatsoever things, therefore, ye would, that men be doing unto you, so, be, ye also, doing, unto them, - for, this, is the law and the prophets.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

All things therefore whatsoever ye would be willing that men should do to you, just so do ye to them: for this is the law and the prophets.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do to others whatever you would wish them to do to you; for that is the teaching of both the Law and the Prophets.

Webster

Therefore all things whatever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.

Weymouth New Testament

Everything, therefore, be it what it may, that you would have men do to you, do you also the same to them; for in this the Law and the Prophets are summed up.

Williams New Testament

Then you must practice dealing with others as you would like for them to deal with you, for this is the summing up of the law and the prophets.

World English Bible

Therefore whatever you desire for men to do to you, you shall also do to them; for this is the law and the prophets.

Worrell New Testament

"All things, therefore, whatsoever ye wish that men should do to you, so do ye also to them; for this is the law and the prophets.

Worsley New Testament

All things therefore whatsoever ye would have men do to you, do ye also in like manner unto them: for this is the doctrine of the law and the prophets.

Youngs Literal Translation

'All things, therefore, whatever ye may will that men may be doing to you, so also do to them, for this is the law and the prophets.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ὅσος 
Hosos 
Usage: 76

ye would
θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

should do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

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

do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120

οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

so

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

to them

Usage: 0

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

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

the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

and

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 7:12

References

Easton

Fausets

Law

Hastings

Images Matthew 7:12

Prayers for Matthew 7:12

Context Readings

The Golden Rule

11 If you then, evil as you are, know how to give good and advantageous gifts to your children, how much more will your Father Who is in heaven [perfect as He is] give good and advantageous things to those who keep on asking Him! 12 So then, whatever you desire that others would do to and for you, even so do also to and for them, for this is (sums up) the Law and the Prophets. 13 Enter through the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and spacious and broad is the way that leads away to destruction, and many are those who are entering through it.



Cross References

Luke 6:31

And as you would like and desire that men would do to you, do exactly so to them.

Romans 13:8-10

Keep out of debt and owe no man anything, except to love one another; for he who loves his neighbor [who practices loving others] has fulfilled the Law [relating to one's fellowmen, meeting all its requirements].

Leviticus 19:18

You shall not take revenge or bear any grudge against the sons of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself. I am the Lord.

Isaiah 1:17-18

Learn to do right! Seek justice, relieve the oppressed, and correct the oppressor. Defend the fatherless, plead for the widow.

Jeremiah 7:5-6

For if you thoroughly amend your ways and your doings, if you thoroughly and truly execute justice between every man and his neighbor,

Ezekiel 18:7-8

And has not wronged anyone but has restored to the debtor his pledge, has taken nothing by robbery but has given his bread to the hungry and has covered the naked with a garment,

Ezekiel 18:21

But if the wicked man turns from all his sins that he has committed and keeps all My statutes and does that which is lawful and right, he shall surely live; he shall not die.

Amos 5:14-15

Seek (inquire for and require) good and not evil that you may live, and so the Lord, the God of hosts, will be with you, as you have said.

Micah 6:8

He has showed you, O man, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you but to do justly, and to love kindness and mercy, and to humble yourself and walk humbly with your God?

Zechariah 7:7-10

Should you not hear the words which the Lord cried by the former prophets when Jerusalem was inhabited and in prosperity with her cities round about her, and the South (the Negeb) and the lowlands were inhabited?

Zechariah 8:16-17

These are the things that you shall do: speak every man the truth with his neighbor; render the truth and pronounce the judgment or verdict that makes for peace in [the courts at] your gates.

Malachi 3:5

Then I will draw near to you for judgment; I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, against the adulterers, against the false swearers, and against those who oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow and the fatherless, and who turn aside the temporary resident from his right and fear not Me, says the Lord of hosts.

Matthew 22:39-40

And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as [you do] yourself.

Mark 12:29-34

Jesus answered, The first and principal one of all commands is: Hear, O Israel, The Lord our God is one Lord;

Galatians 5:13-14

For you, brethren, were [indeed] called to freedom; only [do not let your] freedom be an incentive to your flesh and an opportunity or excuse [for selfishness], but through love you should serve one another.

1 Timothy 1:5

Whereas the object and purpose of our instruction and charge is love, which springs from a pure heart and a good (clear) conscience and sincere (unfeigned) faith.

James 2:10-13

For whosoever keeps the Law [as a] whole but stumbles and offends in one [single instance] has become guilty of [breaking] all of it.

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