Parallel Verses

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.

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:

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 spacious and broad is the way that leads away to destruction, and many are those who are entering 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.

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.

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:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Enter ye in at the narrow gate, for the way that leads to destruction is wide and spacious, and those who follow it are many;

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, whatever you want others to do for you, do also the same for them—this is the Law and the Prophets. 13 “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. 14 How narrow is the gate and difficult the road that leads to life, and few find it.



Cross References

Matthew 3:2

and saying, “Repent, because the kingdom of heaven has come near!”

Galatians 5:24

Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.

Luke 13:24-25

“Make every effort to enter through the narrow door, because I tell you, many will try to enter and won’t be able

2 Thessalonians 1:8-9

taking vengeance with flaming fire on those who don’t know God and on those who don’t obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.

1 Peter 4:17-18

For the time has come for judgment to begin with God’s household, and if it begins with us, what will the outcome be for those who disobey the gospel of God?

1 John 5:19

We know that we are of God, and the whole world is under the sway of the evil one.

Revelation 12:9

So the great dragon was thrown out—the ancient serpent, who is called the Devil and Satan, the one who deceives the whole world. He was thrown to earth, and his angels with him.

Revelation 13:8

All those who live on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name was not written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who was slaughtered.

Revelation 20:3

He threw him into the abyss, closed it, and put a seal on it so that he would no longer deceive the nations until the 1,000 years were completed. After that, he must be released for a short time.

Revelation 20:15

And anyone not found written in the book of life was thrown into the lake of fire.

Genesis 6:5

When the Lord saw that man’s wickedness was widespread on the earth and that every scheme his mind thought of was nothing but evil all the time,

Genesis 6:12

God saw how corrupt the earth was, for every creature had corrupted its way on the earth.

Psalm 14:2-3

The Lord looks down from heaven on the human race
to see if there is one who is wise,
one who seeks God.

Proverbs 7:27

Her house is the road to Sheol,
descending to the chambers of death.

Proverbs 9:6

Leave inexperience behind, and you will live;
pursue the way of understanding.

Proverbs 16:25

There is a way that seems right to a man,
but its end is the way to death.

Isaiah 1:9

If the Lord of Hosts
had not left us a few survivors,
we would be like Sodom,
we would resemble Gomorrah.

Isaiah 55:7

Let the wicked one abandon his way
and the sinful one his thoughts;
let him return to the Lord,
so He may have compassion on him,
and to our God, for He will freely forgive.

Ezekiel 18:27-32

But if a wicked person turns from the wickedness he has committed and does what is just and right, he will preserve his life.

Matthew 3:8

Therefore produce fruit consistent with repentance.

Matthew 18:2-3

Then He called a child to Him and had him stand among them.

Matthew 23:13

“But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You lock up the kingdom of heaven from people. For you don’t go in, and you don’t allow those entering to go in.

Matthew 25:41

Then He will also say to those on the left, ‘Depart from Me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the Devil and his angels!

Matthew 25:46

“And they will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.”

Luke 9:33

As the two men were departing from Him, Peter said to Jesus, “Master, it’s good for us to be here! Let us make three tabernacles: one for You, one for Moses, and one for Elijah”—not knowing what he said.

Luke 14:33

In the same way, therefore, every one of you who does not say good-bye to all his possessions cannot be My disciple.

John 10:9

I am the door. If anyone enters by Me, he will be saved and will come in and go out and find pasture.

John 14:6

Jesus told him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.

Acts 2:38-40

“Repent,” Peter said to them, “and be baptized, each of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 3:19

Therefore repent and turn back, so that your sins may be wiped out, that seasons of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord,

Romans 3:9-19

What then? Are we any better? Not at all! For we have previously charged that both Jews and Gentiles are all under sin,

Romans 9:22

And what if God, desiring to display His wrath and to make His power known, endured with much patience objects of wrath ready for destruction?

2 Corinthians 4:4

In their case, the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelievers so they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

2 Corinthians 6:17

Therefore, come out from among them
and be separate, says the Lord;
do not touch any unclean thing,
and I will welcome you.

Ephesians 2:2-3

in which you previously walked according to the ways of this world, according to the ruler who exercises authority over the lower heavens, the spirit now working in the disobedient.

Philippians 3:19

Their end is destruction; their god is their stomach; their glory is in their shame. They are focused on earthly things,

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