Parallel Verses

Williams New Testament

Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will get into the kingdom of heaven, but only those who practice doing the will of my Father in heaven.

New American Standard Bible

Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter.

King James Version

Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.

Holman Bible

“Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord!’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of My Father in heaven.

International Standard Version

"Not everyone who keeps saying to me, "Lord, Lord,' will get into the kingdom from heaven, but only the person who keeps doing the will of my Father in heaven.

A Conservative Version

Not every man who says to me, Lord, Lord, will enter into the kingdom of the heavens, but he who does the will of my Father in the heavens.

American Standard Version

Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father who is in heaven.

Amplified

“Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven.

An Understandable Version

"Not every person who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the kingdom of heaven; but [only] that person who does what my Father in heaven requires.

Anderson New Testament

Not every one that says to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

Bible in Basic English

Not everyone who says to me, Lord, Lord, will go into the kingdom of heaven; but he who does the pleasure of my Father in heaven.

Common New Testament

"Not every one who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Not every one that says to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven: but only they who do the will of my Father who is in heaven.

Darby Translation

Not every one who says to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of the heavens, but he that does the will of my Father who is in the heavens.

Godbey New Testament

Not every one saying to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of the heavens; but he that doeth the will of my Father who is in the heavens.

Goodspeed New Testament

It is not everyone who says to me 'Lord! Lord!' who will get into the Kingdom of Heaven, but only those who do the will of my Father in heaven.

John Wesley New Testament

Not every one that saith to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven, but he that doth the will of my Father who is in heaven.

Julia Smith Translation

Not every one saying to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of the heavens; but he doing the will of my Father who is in the heavens.

King James 2000

Not every one that says unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter into the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

Modern King James verseion

Not everyone who says to Me, Lord! Lord! shall enter the kingdom of Heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in Heaven.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Not all they that say unto me, 'Lord, Lord,' shall enter in to the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth my father's will which is in heaven.

Moffatt New Testament

It is not everyone who says to me 'Lord, Lord!', who will get into the Realm of heaven, but he who does the will of my Father in heaven.

Montgomery New Testament

"Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter into the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

NET Bible

"Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter into the kingdom of heaven -- only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven.

New Heart English Bible

Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter into the Kingdom of Heaven; but he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

Noyes New Testament

Not every one that saith to me, Lord, Lord, will enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father who is in heaven.

Sawyer New Testament

Not every one that says to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven, but he that does the will of my Father in heaven.

The Emphasized Bible

Not every one that saith unto me, Lord! Lord! shall enter into the kingdom of the heavens, - but he that doeth the will of my Father who is in the heavens.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Not every one who saith to me, Lord, Lord! shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father who is in heaven.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Not every one who says to me 'Master! Master!' will enter the Kingdom of Heaven, but only he who does the will of my Father who is in Heaven.

Webster

Not every one that saith to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father who is in heaven.

Weymouth New Testament

"Not every one who says to me, 'Master, Master,' will enter the Kingdom of the Heavens, but only those who are obedient to my Father who is in Heaven.

World English Bible

Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter into the Kingdom of Heaven; but he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

Worrell New Testament

"Not every one who says to Me, 'Lord, Lord,' shall enter into the Kingdom of Heaven, but he that does the will of My Father in Heaven.

Worsley New Testament

Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doth the will of my Father, who is in heaven:

Youngs Literal Translation

'Not every one who is saying to me Lord, lord, shall come into the reign of the heavens; but he who is doing the will of my Father who is in the heavens.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

unto me
μοί 
Moi 
me, my, I, mine
Usage: 152

κύριος 
Kurios 
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643
Usage: 643

εἰσέρχομαι 
Eiserchomai 
enter, go, come in, go in, enter in, come, arise
Usage: 120

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

the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

of heaven
οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

he that doeth
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

the will
θέλημα 
thelema 
will, desire, pleasure
Usage: 45

of my
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

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

Images Matthew 7:21

Prayers for Matthew 7:21

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: False Followers

20 So you must recognize them by their fruits. 21  Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will get into the kingdom of heaven, but only those who practice doing the will of my Father in heaven. 22 Many will say to me on that day, 'Lord, Lord, was it not in your name that we prophesied, and in your name that we drove out demons, and in your name that we did many wonder-works?'


Cross References

Matthew 25:11-12

At last the rest of the bridesmaids came, and kept begging, 'Master, master, open the door for us!'

Luke 6:46

"So why do you call me 'Lord, Lord,' but do not practice what I tell you?

Romans 2:13

For merely hearing the law read does not make men upright with God, but men who practice the law will be recognized as upright.

James 1:22

Keep on obeying this message; do not merely listen to it, and so deceive yourselves.

Matthew 10:32-33

Therefore, everyone who will own me before men I will own before my Father in heaven,

Matthew 12:50

For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my mother and sister and brother."

John 3:5

Jesus answered, "I most solemnly say to you, no one can ever get into the kingdom of God, unless he is born of water and the Spirit.

John 3:5-2

Jesus answered, "I most solemnly say to you, no one can ever get into the kingdom of God, unless he is born of water and the Spirit.

John 3:5-3

Jesus answered, "I most solemnly say to you, no one can ever get into the kingdom of God, unless he is born of water and the Spirit.

Matthew 16:17

Then Jesus answered him, "Blessed are you, Simon, son of Jonah, for it is not man that made this known to you, but my Father in heaven.

Matthew 18:3

and said: "I solemnly say to you, unless you turn and become like little children, you can never get into the kingdom of heaven at all.

Matthew 19:24

Again, I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye than for a rich man to get into the kingdom of heaven."

Matthew 21:29-31

And he answered, 'I will, sir,' but he did not go.

Matthew 25:21

His master said to him 'Well done, my good and faithful slave, you have been faithful in the use of a small amount; I will put you in charge of a larger one. Come, share your master's joy!'

Mark 3:35

Whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother."

Luke 11:28

But He said, "Yes, but better still, blessed are those who listen to God's message and practice it!"

Luke 13:25

when once the master of the house gets up and shuts the door, and you begin to stand on the outside and to knock on the door again and again and say, 'Lord, open it for us'; but He will answer, 'I do not know where you come from.'

Luke 18:25

For it is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye than for a rich man to get into the kingdom of God."

John 6:40

For it is my Father's will that everyone who sees the Son and believes in Him shall have eternal life, and that I shall raise him to life on the last day."

John 7:17

If anyone is willing to keep on doing God's will, he will know whether my teaching comes from God, or merely expresses my own ideas.

John 15:23

Whoever continues to hate me continues to hate my Father too.

Acts 14:22

strengthening the hearts of the disciples and encouraging them to continue in the faith, and warning them that it is through enduring many hardships that we must get into the kingdom of God.

Romans 12:2

Stop living in accordance with the customs of this world, but by the new ideals that mold your minds continue to transform yourselves, so as to find and follow God's will; that is, what is good, well-pleasing to Him, and perfect.

Ephesians 6:6

not serving them as though they were watching you, but as true slaves of Christ, trying to carry out the will of God.

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, one of your own number, a slave of Christ Jesus, wishes to be remembered to you. He is always earnestly pleading for you in his prayers that you may stand fast as men mature and of firm convictions in everything required by the will of God.

1 Thessalonians 4:3

For it is God's will that you should keep pure in person, that you should practice abstinence from sexual immorality,

1 Thessalonians 5:18

Make it a habit to give thanks for everything, for this is God's will for you through Christ Jesus.

Titus 1:16

They profess to know God, but by their actions they disown Him; they are detestable, disobedient, and useless for anything good.

Hebrews 4:6

Since then it still remains that some are being admitted to it and that those who first had the good news told to them were not admitted because of disobedience,

Hebrews 13:21

perfectly fit you to do His will, He Himself, through Jesus Christ, accomplishing through you what is pleasing to Him. To Him be glory forever and ever. Amen.

James 2:20-26

But, O senseless man, are you willing to learn that faith without good deeds is worthless?

1 Peter 2:15

For it is God's will that by doing right you should silence the ignorant talk of foolish people.

1 Peter 4:2

so that he no longer can spend the rest of his earthly life in harmony with human desires but in accordance with God's will.

1 John 3:21-24

Dearly beloved, if our consciences do not condemn us, we come with perfect confidence to God,

Revelation 3:5

Whoever conquers will be clothed this way -- in white clothes -- and I will never blot his name out of the book of life, but I will own him as mine in the presence of my Father and His angels.

Revelation 22:14

Blessed are those who wash their robes, so as to have a right to the tree of life and to enter the gates of the city.

Matthew 18:10

"Be careful not to look with scorn on a single one of these little children, for I tell you that in heaven their angels have uninterrupted access to my Father in heaven.

Matthew 18:19

"Again, I tell you, if only two of you on earth agree on what they pray for, they will get it from my Father in heaven.

Matthew 18:35

This is the way my heavenly Father too will deal with you, if you do not, each one, heartily forgive your brother."

Mark 10:23-24

Then Jesus looked around and said to His disciples, "How hard it will be for those who have money to get into the kingdom of God!"

John 5:17

Then He answered them, "My Father is still working, and so am I."

John 10:29-30

My father who gave them to me is stronger than all, and no one can snatch them out of my Father's hand.

John 14:7

If you knew me, you would know my Father too. From now on you do know Him and you have seen Him."

Revelation 2:27

he will govern them with a scepter of iron and shatter them like earthen jars -- just such authority as I have received from my Father --

Matthew 26:39

Then He walked on a few steps and threw Himself upon His face, and in this attitude continued to pray, and say, "My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass by me; and yet, I pray, not what I want but what you want."

Matthew 26:42

A second time He went away and prayed, "My Father, if it cannot pass by without my drinking it, your will be done."

Mark 9:47

And if your eye makes you do wrong, tear it out. You might better go into the kingdom of God with only one eye than keep both your eyes and be thrown into the pit,

Acts 19:13-20

But some wandering Jews who claimed to be driving out the evil spirits tried to use the name of the Lord Jesus on those who had evil spirits in them, saying, "I command you by that Jesus whom Paul preaches!"

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