Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

King James Version

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

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 How narrow is the gate, and restricted is the way that leads to life! Few are those who find it. 15 "Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravening wolves. 16 By their fruits you will know them. Do you gather grapes from thorns, or figs from thistles?


Cross References

1 John 4:1

Beloved, don't believe every spirit, but test the spirits, whether they are of God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.

Colossians 2:8

Be careful that you don't let anyone rob you through his philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the elements of the world, and not after Christ.

Deuteronomy 13:1-3

If there arise in the midst of you a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and he give you a sign or a wonder,

Matthew 24:11

Many false prophets will arise, and will lead many astray.

2 Peter 2:1-3

But false prophets also arose among the people, as false teachers will also be among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, denying even the Master who bought them, bringing on themselves swift destruction.

Luke 6:26

Woe, when men speak well of you, for their fathers did the same thing to the false prophets.

Revelation 19:20

The beast was taken, and with him the false prophet who worked the signs in his sight, with which he deceived those who had received the mark of the beast and those who worshiped his image. These two were thrown alive into the lake of fire that burns with sulfur.

Isaiah 9:15-16

The elder and the honorable man is the head, and the prophet who teaches lies is the tail.

Jeremiah 14:14-16

Then Yahweh said to me, The prophets prophesy lies in my name; I didn't send them, neither have I commanded them, neither spoke I to them: they prophesy to you a lying vision, and divination, and a thing of nothing, and the deceit of their own heart.

Jeremiah 23:13-16

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

Jeremiah 28:15-17

Then the prophet Jeremiah said to Hananiah the prophet, Hear now, Hananiah: Yahweh has not sent you; but you make this people to trust in a lie.

Jeremiah 29:21

Thus says Yahweh of Armies, the God of Israel, concerning Ahab the son of Kolaiah, and concerning Zedekiah the son of Maaseiah, who prophesy a lie to you in my name: Behold, I will deliver them into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon; and he shall kill them before your eyes;

Jeremiah 29:32

therefore thus says Yahweh, Behold, I will punish Shemaiah the Nehelamite, and his seed; he shall not have a man to dwell among this people, neither shall he see the good that I will do to my people, says Yahweh, because he has spoken rebellion against Yahweh.

Ezekiel 13:16

[to wit], the prophets of Israel who prophesy concerning Jerusalem, and who see visions of peace for her, and there is no peace, says the Lord Yahweh.

Ezekiel 13:22

Because with lies you have grieved the heart of the righteous, whom I have not made sad; and strengthened the hands of the wicked, that he should not return from his wicked way, and be saved alive:

Ezekiel 22:25

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

Ezekiel 22:27

Her princes in its midst are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, [and] to destroy souls, that they may get dishonest gain.

Micah 3:5-7

Thus says Yahweh concerning the prophets who lead my people astray; for those who feed their teeth, they proclaim, "Peace!" and whoever doesn't provide for their mouths, they prepare war against him:

Micah 3:11

Her leaders judge for bribes, and her priests teach for a price, and her prophets of it tell fortunes for money: yet they lean on Yahweh, and say, "Isn't Yahweh in the midst of us? No disaster will come on us."

Zephaniah 3:3-4

Her princes in the midst of her are roaring lions. Her judges are evening wolves. They leave nothing until the next day.

Zechariah 13:4

It will happen in that day, that the prophets will each be ashamed of his vision, when he prophesies; neither will they wear a hairy mantle to deceive:

Matthew 10:17

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

Matthew 16:6

Jesus said to them, "Take heed and beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees."

Matthew 16:11

How is it that you don't perceive that I didn't speak to you concerning bread? But beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees."

Matthew 24:4-5

Jesus answered them, "Be careful that no one leads you astray.

Matthew 24:24-25

For there will arise false christs, and false prophets, and they will show great signs and wonders, so as to lead astray, if possible, even the chosen ones.

Mark 12:38-40

In his teaching he said to them, "Beware of the scribes, who like to walk in long robes, and to get greetings in the marketplaces,

Mark 13:22-23

For there will arise false christs and false prophets, and will show signs and wonders, that they may lead astray, if possible, even the chosen ones.

Luke 12:15

He said to them, "Beware! Keep yourselves from covetousness, for a man's life doesn't consist of the abundance of the things which he possesses."

John 10:12

He who is a hired hand, and not a shepherd, who doesn't own the sheep, sees the wolf coming, leaves the sheep, and flees. The wolf snatches the sheep, and scatters them.

Acts 13:40

Beware therefore, lest that come on you which is spoken in the prophets:

Acts 20:29-31

For I know that after my departure, vicious wolves will enter in among you, not sparing the flock.

Romans 16:17-18

Now I beg you, brothers, look out for those who are causing the divisions and occasions of stumbling, contrary to the doctrine which you learned, and turn away from them.

2 Corinthians 11:13-15

For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, masquerading as Christ's apostles.

Galatians 2:4

This was because of the false brothers secretly brought in, who stole in to spy out our liberty which we have in Christ Jesus, that they might bring us into bondage;

Ephesians 4:14

that we may no longer be children, tossed back and forth and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, in craftiness, after the wiles of error;

Ephesians 5:6

Let no one deceive you with empty words. For because of these things, the wrath of God comes on the children of disobedience.

Philippians 3:2

Beware of the dogs, beware of the evil workers, beware of the false circumcision.

1 Timothy 4:1-3

But the Spirit says expressly that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to seducing spirits and doctrines of demons,

2 Timothy 3:5-9

holding a form of godliness, but having denied its power. Turn away from these, also.

2 Timothy 3:13

But evil men and impostors will grow worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived.

2 Timothy 4:3

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

2 Peter 2:18-19

For, uttering great swelling words of emptiness, they entice in the lusts of the flesh, by licentiousness, those who are indeed escaping from those who live in error;

2 Peter 3:17

You therefore, beloved, knowing these things beforehand, beware, lest being carried away with the error of the wicked, you fall from your own steadfastness.

Jude 1:4

For there are certain men who crept in secretly, even those who were long ago written about for this condemnation: ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into indecency, and denying our only Master, God, and Lord, Jesus Christ.

Revelation 13:11-17

I saw another beast coming up out of the earth. He had two horns like a lamb, and he spoke like a dragon.

Revelation 16:13

I saw coming out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet, three unclean spirits, something like frogs;

Revelation 17:6

I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus. When I saw her, I wondered with great amazement.

Isaiah 56:10-11

His watchmen are blind, they are all without knowledge; they are all mute dogs, they can't bark; dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber.

Acts 13:6

When they had gone through the island to Paphos, they found a certain sorcerer, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name was Bar Jesus,

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