Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For the gate is small and the way is narrow that leads to life, and there are few who find it.

King James Version

Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.

Holman Bible

How narrow is the gate and difficult the road that leads to life, and few find it.

International Standard Version

How narrow is the gate and how constricted is the road that leads to life, and there aren't many people who find it!"

A Conservative Version

How narrow is the gate, and restricted the way, that leads to life, and few are those who find it.

American Standard Version

For narrow is the gate, and straitened the way, that leadeth unto life, and few are they that find it.

Amplified

But the gate is narrow (contracted by pressure) and the way is straitened and compressed that leads away to life, and few are those who find it.

An Understandable Version

But the door that is narrow and the road that is restricted lead to [spiritual] life and [only] a few people will find them.

Anderson New Testament

How strait is the gate, and how narrow the way, that leads to life! and few there are that find it.

Bible in Basic English

For narrow is the door and hard the road to life, and only a small number make discovery of it.

Common New Testament

For the gate is narrow and the way is hard, that leads to life, and few are those who find it.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but the gate which leads to life is narrow, and the way is difficult, and few there be that find it.

Darby Translation

For narrow the gate and straitened the way that leads to life, and they are few who find it.

Godbey New Testament

Because narrow is the gate, and contracted the way, that leadeth into life, and few there are who find it.

Goodspeed New Testament

But the gate is narrow and the road is hard that leads to life, and there are few that find it.

John Wesley New Testament

Because straight is the gate and narrow is the way that leadeth to life, and few there are that find it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

because narrow is the gate, and confined is the way which leads unto life, and there are few that find it.

Julia Smith Translation

For strait the gate and afflicted the way leading into life, and few are they finding it.

King James 2000

Because narrow is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leads unto life, and few there be that find it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

because narrow [is] the gate and constricted [is] the road that leads to life, and there are few who find it!

Modern King James verseion

Because narrow is the gate and constricted is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.

Moffatt New Testament

But the road that leads to life is both narrow and close, and there are few who find it.

Montgomery New Testament

"but the gate is narrow and the road is steep, which leads to life, and they are few who find it.

NET Bible

But the gate is narrow and the way is difficult that leads to life, and there are few who find it.

New Heart English Bible

How narrow is the gate, and difficult is the way that leads to life. Few are those who find it.

Noyes New Testament

For strait is the gate, and narrow the way, that leadeth to life; and few are they who find it.

Sawyer New Testament

for narrow is the gate, and compressed the way which leads to life, and few are those who find it.

The Emphasized Bible

Because, narrow, is the gate, and, confined, the way, that leadeth unto life, - and, few, are they who find, it.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

because strait is the gate, and narrow the road, which leadeth to life, and they are but a few who find it.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For small is the gate, and narrow the road, that leads to Life, and those that find it are few.

Webster

Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth to life, and few there are that find it.

Weymouth New Testament

because narrow is the gate and contracted the road which leads to Life, and few are those who find it.

Williams New Testament

But narrow is the gate and hard is the road that leads to life, and few are they that find it.

World English Bible

How narrow is the gate, and restricted is the way that leads to life! Few are those who find it.

Worrell New Testament

because narrow is the gate, and straitened the way that leads to life, and few there are who find it!

Worsley New Testament

whereas the gate is narrow, and the way troublesome, which leadeth into life, and few there be that find it.

Youngs Literal Translation

how strait is the gate, and compressed the way that is leading to the life, and few are those finding it!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

στενός 
Stenos 
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

θλίβω 
Thlibo 
Usage: 9

is the way
ὁδός 
Hodos 
Usage: 75

ἀπάγω 
Apago 
Usage: 11

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

ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88

ὀλίγος 
Oligos 
Usage: 28

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

εὑρίσκω 
heurisko 
Usage: 130

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 7:14

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Golden Rule

13 "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. 14 "For the gate is small and the way is narrow that leads to life, and there are few who find it. 15 "Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves.



Cross References

Acts 14:22

strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying, "Through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God."

Proverbs 4:26-27

Watch the path of your feet And all your ways will be established.

Proverbs 8:20

"I walk in the way of righteousness, In the midst of the paths of justice,

Isaiah 30:21

Your ears will hear a word behind you, "This is the way, walk in it," whenever you turn to the right or to the left.

Isaiah 35:8

A highway will be there, a roadway, And it will be called the Highway of Holiness The unclean will not travel on it, But it will be for him who walks that way, And fools will not wander on it.

Isaiah 57:14

And it will be said, "Build up, build up, prepare the way, Remove every obstacle out of the way of My people."

Jeremiah 6:16

Thus says the LORD, "Stand by the ways and see and ask for the ancient paths, Where the good way is, and walk in it; And you will find rest for your souls. But they said, 'We will not walk in it.'

Matthew 16:24-25

Then Jesus said to His disciples, "If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me.

Matthew 20:16

"So the last shall be first, and the first last."

Matthew 22:14

"For many are called, but few are chosen."

Matthew 25:1-12

"Then the kingdom of heaven will be comparable to ten virgins, who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.

Mark 8:34

And He summoned the crowd with His disciples, and said to them, "If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me.

Luke 12:32

"Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has chosen gladly to give you the kingdom.

Luke 13:23-30

And someone said to Him, "Lord, are there just a few who are being saved?" And He said to them,

John 15:18-20

"If the world hates you, you know that it has hated Me before it hated you.

John 16:2

"They will make you outcasts from the synagogue, but an hour is coming for everyone who kills you to think that he is offering service to God.

John 16:33

"These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world."

Romans 9:27-29

Isaiah cries out concerning Israel, "THOUGH THE NUMBER OF THE SONS OF ISRAEL BE LIKE THE SAND OF THE SEA, IT IS THE REMNANT THAT WILL BE SAVED;

Romans 9:32

Why? Because they did not pursue it by faith, but as though it were by works. They stumbled over the stumbling stone,

Romans 11:5-6

In the same way then, there has also come to be at the present time a remnant according to God's gracious choice.

Romans 12:2

And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.

Ephesians 2:2-3

in which you formerly walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, of the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience.

1 Thessalonians 3:2-5

and we sent Timothy, our brother and God's fellow worker in the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you as to your faith,

1 Peter 3:20-21

who once were disobedient, when the patience of God kept waiting in the days of Noah, during the construction of the ark, in which a few, that is, eight persons, were brought safely through the water.

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