Parallel Verses

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;

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.

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:

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.

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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Context Readings

The Golden Rule

12 All things, therefore, which you wish men to do to you, do also thus to them; for this is the law and the prophets. 13  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; 14 for narrow is the gate, and compressed the way which leads to life, and few are those who find it.



Cross References

Matthew 3:2

Change your minds, for the kingdom of Heaven is at hand.

Galatians 5:24

And the [subjects] of Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its affections and desires.

Luke 13:24-25

Strive to enter in by the narrow gate; for many, I tell you, shall seek to enter in, and shall not be able.

2 Thessalonians 1:8-9

in a flame of fire, executing judgment on all that know not God and obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus;

1 Peter 4:17-18

For it is time for judgment to begin at the house of God; and if it first begins with us, what will the end be of those that obey not the gospel of God?

1 John 5:19

We know that we are of God, and the whole world lies in wickedness.

Revelation 12:9

And the great dragon, the old serpent, who is called the devil and Satan, and who deceives all the world, was cast to the earth, and his angels were cast [to the earth] with him.

Revelation 13:8

And all who dwell on the earth shall worship him, [every one] whose name is not enrolled in the Lamb's book of life who was killed from the foundation of the world.

Revelation 20:3

and cast him into the abyss, and shut him up and put a seal over him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years were finished; after that he must be released a short time.

Revelation 20:15

And whoever was not found enrolled in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.

Revelation 20:15

And whoever was not found enrolled in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.

Revelation 20:15

And whoever was not found enrolled in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.

Revelation 20:15-3

And whoever was not found enrolled in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.

Revelation 20:15

And whoever was not found enrolled in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.

Revelation 20:15

And whoever was not found enrolled in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.

Revelation 20:15

And whoever was not found enrolled in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.

Revelation 20:15

And whoever was not found enrolled in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.

Revelation 20:15

And whoever was not found enrolled in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.

Revelation 20:15-32

And whoever was not found enrolled in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.

Matthew 3:8

Bear fruit, therefore, worthy of a change of mind;

Matthew 18:2-3

And calling a little child, he set it in the midst of them,

Matthew 23:13

But woe to you scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you shut up the kingdom of heaven before men; for you enter not into it, neither do you suffer those entering to go in.

Matthew 25:41

Then shall he say to those on his left hand, Depart from me accursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.

Matthew 25:46

And these shall go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into life eternal.

Luke 9:33

And when they were departing from him, Peter said to Jesus, Master, it is good for us to be here; and let us make three tabernacles; one for you, and one for Moses, and one for Elijah; not knowing what he said.

Luke 14:33

So, therefore, no one of you can be my disciple who does not forsake all that he has.

John 10:9

I am the door; by me if any one enters in he shall be saved, and go in and out, and find pasturage.

John 14:6

Jesus said to him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except by me.

Acts 2:38-40

And Peter said to them, Change your minds, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 3:19

Change your minds, therefore, and turn yourselves, that your sins may be blotted out, that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord,

Romans 3:9-19

What defense then have we? None at all; for we before asserted that both Jews and Greeks are all under sin,

Romans 9:22

But if God wishing to show his wrath and to make known his power endured with much long suffering vessels of wrath fitted for destruction,

2 Corinthians 4:4

in whom the god of this life has blinded the minds of the unbelieving, that the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the likeness of God, may not shine.

2 Corinthians 6:17

Go out therefore from among them, and be separate, says the Lord, and touch not the impure; and I will receive you,

2 Corinthians 6:17-3

Go out therefore from among them, and be separate, says the Lord, and touch not the impure; and I will receive you,

Philippians 3:19

whose end is destruction, whose God is their stomach, and their glory in their shame; who regard earthly things.

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