Parallel Verses

Williams New Testament

"Look out for false prophets, who come to you under the guise of sheep, but inside they are devouring 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 the false prophets, [teachers] who come to you dressed as sheep [appearing gentle and innocent], but inwardly are ravenous 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.

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.

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 But narrow is the gate and hard is the road that leads to life, and few are they that find it. 15  "Look out for false prophets, who come to you under the guise of sheep, but inside they are devouring wolves. 16 You must recognize them by their fruits. People do not pick grapes from thornbushes or figs from thistles, do they?


Cross References

1 John 4:1

Dearly beloved, stop believing every so-called spiritual utterance, but keep testing them to see whether they come from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.

Colossians 2:8

Take care that nobody captures you by the idle fancies of his so-called philosophy, following human tradition and the world's crude notions instead of Christ.

Colossians 2:8-3

Take care that nobody captures you by the idle fancies of his so-called philosophy, following human tradition and the world's crude notions instead of Christ.

Matthew 24:11

Many false prophets will appear and mislead many people;

2 Peter 2:1-3

Now there were false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you too, who will insidiously introduce destructive heresies and deny the Master who has bought them, thus bringing on themselves swift destruction.

Luke 6:26

A curse on you when everyone speaks well of you, for this is the way their forefathers used to treat the false prophets.

Revelation 19:20

Then the wild beast was captured and with him the false prophet who performed wonders in his presence, by which he led astray those who let the mark of the wild beast be put on them and worshiped his statue. Both of them were hurled alive into the fiery lake that burns with brimstone.

Revelation 19:20-16

Then the wild beast was captured and with him the false prophet who performed wonders in his presence, by which he led astray those who let the mark of the wild beast be put on them and worshiped his statue. Both of them were hurled alive into the fiery lake that burns with brimstone.

Revelation 19:20-16

Then the wild beast was captured and with him the false prophet who performed wonders in his presence, by which he led astray those who let the mark of the wild beast be put on them and worshiped his statue. Both of them were hurled alive into the fiery lake that burns with brimstone.

Revelation 19:20-16

Then the wild beast was captured and with him the false prophet who performed wonders in his presence, by which he led astray those who let the mark of the wild beast be put on them and worshiped his statue. Both of them were hurled alive into the fiery lake that burns with brimstone.

Revelation 19:20-17

Then the wild beast was captured and with him the false prophet who performed wonders in his presence, by which he led astray those who let the mark of the wild beast be put on them and worshiped his statue. Both of them were hurled alive into the fiery lake that burns with brimstone.

Revelation 19:20

Then the wild beast was captured and with him the false prophet who performed wonders in his presence, by which he led astray those who let the mark of the wild beast be put on them and worshiped his statue. Both of them were hurled alive into the fiery lake that burns with brimstone.

Revelation 19:20

Then the wild beast was captured and with him the false prophet who performed wonders in his presence, by which he led astray those who let the mark of the wild beast be put on them and worshiped his statue. Both of them were hurled alive into the fiery lake that burns with brimstone.

Revelation 19:20

Then the wild beast was captured and with him the false prophet who performed wonders in his presence, by which he led astray those who let the mark of the wild beast be put on them and worshiped his statue. Both of them were hurled alive into the fiery lake that burns with brimstone.

Revelation 19:20

Then the wild beast was captured and with him the false prophet who performed wonders in his presence, by which he led astray those who let the mark of the wild beast be put on them and worshiped his statue. Both of them were hurled alive into the fiery lake that burns with brimstone.

Revelation 19:20

Then the wild beast was captured and with him the false prophet who performed wonders in his presence, by which he led astray those who let the mark of the wild beast be put on them and worshiped his statue. Both of them were hurled alive into the fiery lake that burns with brimstone.

Revelation 19:20

Then the wild beast was captured and with him the false prophet who performed wonders in his presence, by which he led astray those who let the mark of the wild beast be put on them and worshiped his statue. Both of them were hurled alive into the fiery lake that burns with brimstone.

Revelation 19:20-7

Then the wild beast was captured and with him the false prophet who performed wonders in his presence, by which he led astray those who let the mark of the wild beast be put on them and worshiped his statue. Both of them were hurled alive into the fiery lake that burns with brimstone.

Revelation 19:20

Then the wild beast was captured and with him the false prophet who performed wonders in his presence, by which he led astray those who let the mark of the wild beast be put on them and worshiped his statue. Both of them were hurled alive into the fiery lake that burns with brimstone.

Revelation 19:20-4

Then the wild beast was captured and with him the false prophet who performed wonders in his presence, by which he led astray those who let the mark of the wild beast be put on them and worshiped his statue. Both of them were hurled alive into the fiery lake that burns with brimstone.

Revelation 19:20

Then the wild beast was captured and with him the false prophet who performed wonders in his presence, by which he led astray those who let the mark of the wild beast be put on them and worshiped his statue. Both of them were hurled alive into the fiery lake that burns with brimstone.

Matthew 10:17

Be on your guard against men, for they will turn you over to the courts and will flog you in their synagogues,

Matthew 16:6

And Jesus said to them, "Look out, and keep on guarding yourselves against the yeast of the Pharisees and the Sadducees!"

Matthew 16:11

How is it that you do not understand that I did not speak to you about bread, when I said, keep on guarding yourselves against the yeast of the Pharisees and the Sadducees?"

Matthew 24:4-5

Jesus answered, "Look out that no one misleads you about it,

Matthew 24:24-25

for false Christs and false prophets will announce themselves, and they will show great signs and wonders to mislead, if possible, God's chosen people.

Mark 12:38-40

And in His teaching He continued to say: "Beware of the scribes who like to go about in long robes, to be saluted with honor in public places,

Mark 13:22-23

For false Christs and false prophets will announce themselves, and they will do signs and wonders to mislead, if possible, even God's chosen people.

Luke 12:15

And then He said to them, "Be ever on the alert and always on your guard against every form of greed, because a man's life does not consist in his possessions, even though they are abundant."

John 10:12

The hired man, who is not a shepherd and does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and runs away, and the wolf carries off some of the sheep and scatters the flock.

Acts 13:40

So take care that what is said in the prophets does not come upon you:

Acts 20:29-31

Because I know that after I have gone violent wolves will break in among you and will not spare the flock.

Romans 16:17-18

But I beg you, brothers, to keep on the lookout for those who stir up divisions and put hindrances in your way, in opposition to the instruction that you had, and always avoid them.

2 Corinthians 11:13-15

For such men are sham apostles, dishonest workmen, masquerading as apostles of Christ.

Galatians 2:4

they did not try it even for the sake of the false brothers who had been smuggled in, who stole in to spy out the freedom we enjoy in Christ Jesus, so as to make us slaves again.

Ephesians 4:14

so that we may not be babies any longer, or like sailors tossed about and driven around by every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men through their cunning in inventing new methods of error.

Ephesians 5:6

Stop letting anyone deceive you with groundless arguments about these things, for it is because of these very sins that God's anger comes down upon the disobedient.

Philippians 3:2

Look out for those dogs, those mischief-makers, those self-mutilators!

1 Timothy 4:1-3

Now the Spirit distinctly declares that in later times some will turn away from the faith, because they continuously give their attention to deceiving spirits and the things that demons teach

2 Timothy 3:5-9

keeping up the forms of religion but not giving expression to its power. Avoid such people.

2 Timothy 3:13

But bad men and imposters will go on from bad to worse, misleading others and misled themselves.

2 Timothy 4:3

For a time will come when they will not listen to wholesome teaching, but to gratify their own evil desires will surround themselves with teachers who teach to gratify their own evil desires, because their ears are itching so to be tickled,

2 Peter 2:18-19

For by uttering arrogant nonsense, through base desires of the lower nature, they entice into immorality men who are just escaping from those who live in error,

2 Peter 3:17

So, dearly beloved, since you have been forewarned, you must always be on your guard against being led astray by the errors of lawless men, and so against falling away from your present firmness;

Jude 1:4

For certain persons have sneaked in -- their doom was written down long ago -- godless persons, who turn the favor of our God into an excuse for licentiousness, and disown our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.

Revelation 13:11-17

Then I saw another wild beast coming up out of the land. He had two horns like a lamb, but he spoke like a dragon.

Revelation 16:13

Then I saw three foul spirits leap like frogs from the mouth of the dragon, from the mouth of the wild beast, and from the mouth of the false prophet.

Revelation 17:6

I saw the woman drinking herself drunk with the blood of God's people and the blood of the martyred witnesses to Jesus. When I saw her, I was utterly astonished,

Revelation 17:6-11

I saw the woman drinking herself drunk with the blood of God's people and the blood of the martyred witnesses to Jesus. When I saw her, I was utterly astonished,

Acts 13:6

Then they went through the whole island as far as Paphos, and there they found a Jewish magician and false prophet whose name was Barjesus.

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