Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

"Go in at the narrow gate. For the road that leads to destruction is broad and spacious, and there are many who go in by it.

New American Standard Bible

Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it.

King James Version

Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat:

Holman Bible

“Enter through the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the road is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who go through it.

International Standard Version

"Go in through the narrow gate, because the gate is wide and the road is spacious that leads to destruction, and many people are entering by it.

A Conservative Version

Enter ye in by the narrow gate, because wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leads to destruction, and many are they who enter through it.

American Standard Version

Enter ye in by the narrow gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many are they that enter in thereby.

Amplified

“Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad and easy to travel is the path that leads the way to destruction and eternal loss, and there are many who enter through it.

An Understandable Version

"You should enter [God's kingdom] by means of the narrow door, for the wide door and the broad road are the ones that lead to [spiritual and physical] destruction. And many people will enter [that wide door].

Anderson New Testament

Enter in through the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leads to destruction; and many there are that go in through it.

Bible in Basic English

Go in by the narrow door; for wide is the door and open is the way which goes to destruction, and great numbers go in by it.

Common New Testament

"Enter by the narrow gate; for the gate is wide, and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and many are those who enter by it.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Enter ye in at the strait gate; the gate that leadeth to destruction is broad, and the way is open, and they who pass through are numerous.

Darby Translation

Enter in through the narrow gate, for wide the gate and broad the way that leads to destruction, and many are they who enter in through it.

Godbey New Testament

Enter ye in through the narrow gate: because wide is the gate and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there are, who are going in through it.

John Wesley New Testament

Enter ye in thro' the straight gate: for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leadeth to destruction, and many there are that go in thro' it:

Julia Smith Translation

Enter ye in through the strait gate, for broad the gate and spacious the way leading to destruction, and many are they coming in through it.

King James 2000

Enter in at the narrow gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leads to destruction, and many there be who go in there:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Enter through the narrow gate, because broad [is] the gate and spacious [is] the road that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it,

Modern King James verseion

Go in through the narrow gate, for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and many there are who go in through it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Enter in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat:

Moffatt New Testament

Enter by the narrow gate: for [the gate] is broad and the road is wide that leads to destruction, and many enter that way.

Montgomery New Testament

"Enter by the narrow gate; for broad is the gate and wide the road that leads to destruction, and many are they who go in by it;

NET Bible

"Enter through the narrow gate, because the gate is wide and the way is spacious that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it.

New Heart English Bible

"Enter in by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and many are those who enter in by it.

Noyes New Testament

Enter in at the strait gate; for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction; and many are they who go in thereat.

Sawyer New Testament

Enter in through the narrow gate, for wide is the gate; and spacious the way which leads to destruction, and many are they that enter in by it;

The Emphasized Bible

Enter ye in at, the narrow gate; because broad and roomy is the way that leadeth unto destruction, - and, many, are they who enter thereby:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Enter in through the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and spacious the road, which leadeth to perdition, and they are many who enter that way:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Go in by the small gate. Broad and spacious is the road that leads to destruction, and those that go in by it are many;

Webster

Enter ye in at the strait gate; for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there are who go in by it.

Weymouth New Testament

"Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad the road which leads to ruin, and many there are who enter by it;

Williams New Testament

"Go in by the narrow gate, for broad and roomy is the road that leads to destruction, and many are going in by it.

World English Bible

"Enter in by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and many are those who enter in by it.

Worrell New Testament

"Enter ye in through the narrow gate; because wide is the gate, and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and many are those who enter through it;

Worsley New Testament

Enter ye in at the strait gate; for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be who go in thereat:

Youngs Literal Translation

Go ye in through the strait gate, because wide is the gate, and broad the way that is leading to the destruction, and many are those going in through it;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Enter ye
εἰσέρχομαι 
Eiserchomai 
enter, go, come in, go in, enter in, come, arise
Usage: 120

in at
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

the strait
στενός 
Stenos 
Usage: 0

πύλη 
Pule 
Usage: 4

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

πλατύς 
Platus 
Usage: 0

is the gate
πύλη 
Pule 
Usage: 4

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

εὐρύχωρος 
Euruchoros 
Usage: 0

is the way
ὁδός 
Hodos 
Usage: 75

ἀπάγω 
Apago 
Usage: 11

to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

ἀπώλεια 
Apoleia 
Usage: 18

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

there be
εἰσί 
Eisi 
are, be, were, have, not tr,
Usage: 97

which go in
εἰσέρχομαι 
Eiserchomai 
enter, go, come in, go in, enter in, come, arise
Usage: 120

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 7:13

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Prayers for Matthew 7:13

Context Readings

The Golden Rule

12 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. 13  "Go in at the narrow gate. For the road that leads to destruction is broad and spacious, and there are many who go in by it. 14 But the gate is narrow and the road is hard that leads to life, and there are few that find it.



Cross References

Matthew 3:2

"Repent!" he said, "for the Kingdom of Heaven is coming!"

Galatians 5:24

Those who belong to Jesus the Christ have crucified the physical nature with its propensities and cravings.

Luke 13:24-25

"You must strain every nerve to get in through the narrow door, for I tell you many will try to get in, and will not succeed,

2 Thessalonians 1:8-9

in a blaze of fire, and takes vengeance on the godless who will not listen to the good news of our Lord Jesus.

1 Peter 4:17-18

For the time has come for the judgment to begin with the household of God, and if it begins with us, what will be the end of those who refuse God's good news?

1 John 5:19

We know that we are children of God, while the whole world is under the power of the evil one.

Revelation 12:9

So the great dragon, the ancient serpent who is called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world, was hurled down to the earth, and his angels were hurled down with him.

Revelation 13:8

All the inhabitants of the earth whose names have not from the foundation of the world been written in the slain Lamb's book of life, will worship it.

Revelation 20:3

and hurled him into the abyss and he closed it and sealed it over him, to keep him from leading the heathen astray any longer, until the thousand years are over; after that he has to be released for a little while.

Revelation 20:15

Anyone whose name was not found written in the book of life was flung into the fiery lake.

Revelation 20:15

Anyone whose name was not found written in the book of life was flung into the fiery lake.

Revelation 20:15

Anyone whose name was not found written in the book of life was flung into the fiery lake.

Revelation 20:15-3

Anyone whose name was not found written in the book of life was flung into the fiery lake.

Revelation 20:15

Anyone whose name was not found written in the book of life was flung into the fiery lake.

Revelation 20:15

Anyone whose name was not found written in the book of life was flung into the fiery lake.

Revelation 20:15

Anyone whose name was not found written in the book of life was flung into the fiery lake.

Revelation 20:15

Anyone whose name was not found written in the book of life was flung into the fiery lake.

Revelation 20:15

Anyone whose name was not found written in the book of life was flung into the fiery lake.

Revelation 20:15-32

Anyone whose name was not found written in the book of life was flung into the fiery lake.

Matthew 3:8

Then produce fruit that will be consistent with your professed repentance!

Matthew 18:2-3

He called a child to him and had him stand among them,

Matthew 23:13

"But alas for you, you hypocritical scribes and Pharisees, for you lock the doors of the Kingdom of Heaven in men's faces, for you will neither go in yourselves nor let those enter who are trying to do so.

Matthew 25:41

Then he will say to those at his left, 'Begone, you accursed people, to the everlasting fire destined for the devil and his angels!

Matthew 25:46

Then they will go away to everlasting punishment, and the upright to everlasting life."

Luke 9:33

Just as they were parting from him, Peter said to Jesus, "Master, how good it is that we are here! Let us put up three huts, one for you and one for Moses and one for Elijah!" For he did not know what he was saying.

Luke 14:33

In just that way, no one of you who does not say goodbye to all he has can be a disciple of mine.

John 10:9

I am the door. Whoever enters through me will be saved, and will pass in and out and find pasture.

John 14:6

Jesus said to him, "I am Way and Truth and Life. No one can come to the Father except through me.

Acts 2:38-40

Peter said to them, "You must repent, and every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ, in order to have your sins forgiven; then you will receive the gift of the holy Spirit,

Acts 3:19

So repent and turn to God, to have your sins wiped out, and happier times will come from the presence of the Lord,

Romans 3:9-19

What does this mean? Are we Jews at a disadvantage? Not at all. We have already charged Jews and Greeks all alike with being under the control of sin.

Romans 9:22

Then what if God, though he wanted to display his anger and show his power, has shown great patience toward the objects of his anger, already ripe for destruction,

2 Corinthians 4:4

In their case, the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep the light of the good news of the glorious Christ, the likeness of God, from dawning upon them.

2 Corinthians 6:17

Therefore, "Come out from them, And separate from them, says the Lord, And touch nothing that is unclean. Then I will welcome you,

Ephesians 2:2-3

in the midst of which you once lived under the control of the present age of the world, and the master-spirit of the air, who is still at work among the disobedient.

Philippians 3:19

They are doomed to destruction: their appetites are their god; they glory in their shame; they are absorbed in earthly matters.

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