Parallel Verses

King James Version

Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

New American Standard Bible

"Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves.

Holman Bible

“Beware of false prophets who come to you in sheep’s clothing but inwardly are ravaging wolves.

International Standard Version

"Beware of false prophets who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are savage wolves.

A Conservative Version

But beware of FALSE prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are predatory wolves.

American Standard Version

Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravening wolves.

Amplified

Beware of false prophets, who come to you dressed as sheep, but inside they are devouring wolves.

An Understandable Version

"Look out for deceiving prophets, who approach you wearing sheep's clothing, but who are [actually] starving wolves in their hearts.

Anderson New Testament

But beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but within are ravenous wolves.

Bible in Basic English

Be on the watch for false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inside they are cruel wolves.

Common New Testament

"Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Beware of false prophets, who to outward appearance are sheep, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves.

Darby Translation

But beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but within are ravening wolves.

Godbey New Testament

But beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are rapacious wolves.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Beware of the false prophets, who come to you disguised as sheep but are ravenous wolves underneath.

John Wesley New Testament

But beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheeps clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Keep yourselves also from the false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

Julia Smith Translation

And hold from false prophets which come in to you in sheep's dresses, but within they are rapacious wolves.

King James 2000

Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Beware of false prophets who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inside are ravenous wolves.

Modern King James verseion

Beware of false prophets who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

Moffatt New Testament

Beware of false prophets; they come to you with the garb of sheep but at heart they are ravenous wolves.

Montgomery New Testament

"Beware of the false prophets who come to you in sheep's clothing, but within they are ravening wolves.

NET Bible

"Watch out for false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are voracious wolves.

New Heart English Bible

"Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravening wolves.

Noyes New Testament

Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheeps clothing, but inwardly are ravening wolves.

Sawyer New Testament

But beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but within they are rapacious wolves.

The Emphasized Bible

Beware of false prophets, who come unto you in clothing of sheep, - while, within, they are ravening wolves.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Take heed then of false prophets, who come to you in the garb of sheep, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Beware of false Teachers--men who come to you in the guise of sheep, but at heart they are ravenous wolves.

Webster

Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

Weymouth New Testament

"Beware of the false teachers--men who come to you in sheep's fleeces, but beneath that disguise they are ravenous wolves.

Williams New Testament

"Look out for false prophets, who come to you under the guise of sheep, but inside they are devouring wolves.

World English Bible

"Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravening wolves.

Worrell New Testament

"Beware of false prophets, who, indeed, come to you in sheep's clothing, but within are ravening wolves.

Worsley New Testament

And beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheeps clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves.

Youngs Literal Translation

'But, take heed of the false prophets, who come unto you in sheep's clothing, and inwardly are ravening wolves.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
προσέχω 
Prosecho 
Usage: 15

of
ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

ψευδοπροφήτης 
Pseudoprophetes 
Usage: 6

ὅστις ἥτις ὅ6τι 
hostis 
Usage: 112

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

to
πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

πρόβατον 
Probaton 
Usage: 9

ἔνδυμα 
Enduma 
Usage: 2

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἔσωθεν 
Esothen 
Usage: 4

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

ἅρπαξ 
Harpax 
Usage: 3

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: Recognizing False Prophets

14 Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it. 15 Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. 16 Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?


Cross References

1 John 4:1

Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

Colossians 2:8

Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.

Deuteronomy 13:1-3

If there arise among you a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and giveth thee a sign or a wonder,

Matthew 24:11

And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many.

2 Peter 2:1-3

But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.

Luke 6:26

Woe unto you, when all men shall speak well of you! for so did their fathers to the false prophets.

Revelation 19:20

And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshipped his image. These both were cast alive into a lake of fire burning with brimstone.

Isaiah 9:15-16

The ancient and honourable, he is the head; and the prophet that teacheth lies, he is the tail.

Jeremiah 14:14-16

Then the LORD said unto me, The prophets prophesy lies in my name: I sent them not, neither have I commanded them, neither spake unto them: they prophesy unto you a false vision and divination, and a thing of nought, and the deceit of their heart.

Jeremiah 23:13-16

And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied in Baal, and caused my people Israel to err.

Jeremiah 28:15-17

Then said the prophet Jeremiah unto Hananiah the prophet, Hear now, Hananiah; The LORD hath not sent thee; but thou makest this people to trust in a lie.

Jeremiah 29:21

Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, of Ahab the son of Kolaiah, and of Zedekiah the son of Maaseiah, which prophesy a lie unto you in my name; Behold, I will deliver them into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon; and he shall slay them before your eyes;

Jeremiah 29:32

Therefore thus saith the LORD; Behold, I will punish Shemaiah the Nehelamite, and his seed: he shall not have a man to dwell among this people; neither shall he behold the good that I will do for my people, saith the LORD; because he hath taught rebellion against the LORD.

Ezekiel 13:16

To wit, the prophets of Israel which prophesy concerning Jerusalem, and which see visions of peace for her, and there is no peace, saith the Lord GOD.

Ezekiel 13:22

Because with lies ye have made the heart of the righteous sad, whom I have not made sad; and strengthened the hands of the wicked, that he should not return from his wicked way, by promising him life:

Ezekiel 22:25

There is a conspiracy of her prophets in the midst thereof, like a roaring lion ravening the prey; they have devoured souls; they have taken the treasure and precious things; they have made her many widows in the midst thereof.

Ezekiel 22:27

Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.

Micah 3:5-7

Thus saith the LORD concerning the prophets that make my people err, that bite with their teeth, and cry, Peace; and he that putteth not into their mouths, they even prepare war against him.

Micah 3:11

The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money: yet will they lean upon the LORD, and say, Is not the LORD among us? none evil can come upon us.

Zephaniah 3:3-4

Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they gnaw not the bones till the morrow.

Zechariah 13:4

And it shall come to pass in that day, that the prophets shall be ashamed every one of his vision, when he hath prophesied; neither shall they wear a rough garment to deceive:

Matthew 10:17

But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to the councils, and they will scourge you in their synagogues;

Matthew 16:6

Then Jesus said unto them, Take heed and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees.

Matthew 16:11

How is it that ye do not understand that I spake it not to you concerning bread, that ye should beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees?

Matthew 24:4-5

And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you.

Matthew 24:24-25

For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.

Mark 12:38-40

And he said unto them in his doctrine, Beware of the scribes, which love to go in long clothing, and love salutations in the marketplaces,

Mark 13:22-23

For false Christs and false prophets shall rise, and shall shew signs and wonders, to seduce, if it were possible, even the elect.

Luke 12:15

And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.

John 10:12

But he that is an hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, seeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep, and fleeth: and the wolf catcheth them, and scattereth the sheep.

Acts 13:40

Beware therefore, lest that come upon you, which is spoken of in the prophets;

Acts 20:29-31

For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock.

Romans 16:17-18

Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them.

2 Corinthians 11:13-15

For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.

Galatians 2:4

And that because of false brethren unawares brought in, who came in privily to spy out our liberty which we have in Christ Jesus, that they might bring us into bondage:

Ephesians 4:14

That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;

Ephesians 5:6

Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.

Philippians 3:2

Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers, beware of the concision.

1 Timothy 4:1-3

Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils;

2 Timothy 3:5-9

Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.

2 Timothy 3:13

But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.

2 Timothy 4:3

For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;

2 Peter 2:18-19

For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness, those that were clean escaped from them who live in error.

2 Peter 3:17

Ye therefore, beloved, seeing ye know these things before, beware lest ye also, being led away with the error of the wicked, fall from your own stedfastness.

Jude 1:4

For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.

Revelation 13:11-17

And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon.

Revelation 16:13

And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet.

Revelation 17:6

And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration.

Isaiah 56:10-11

His watchmen are blind: they are all ignorant, they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, loving to slumber.

Acts 13:6

And when they had gone through the isle unto Paphos, they found a certain sorcerer, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name was Barjesus:

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