Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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:

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 therefore from their fruits ye shall know them. 21 '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. 22 Many will say to me in that day, Lord, lord, have we not in thy name prophesied? and in thy name cast out demons? and in thy name done many mighty things?


Cross References

Matthew 25:11-12

and afterwards come also do the rest of the virgins, saying, Sir, sir, open to us;

Luke 6:46

'And why do ye call me, Lord, Lord, and do not what I say?

Romans 2:13

for not the hearers of the law are righteous before God, but the doers of the law shall be declared righteous: --

James 1:22

and become ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves,

Matthew 10:32-33

'Every one, therefore, who shall confess in me before men, I also will confess in him before my Father who is in the heavens;

Matthew 12:50

for whoever may do the will of my Father who is in the heavens, he is my brother, and sister, and mother.'

John 3:5

Jesus answered, 'Verily, verily, I say to thee, If any one may not be born of water, and the Spirit, he is not able to enter into the reign of God;

Isaiah 48:1-2

Hear ye this, O house of Jacob, Who are called by the name of Israel, And from the waters of Judah came out, Who are swearing by the name of Jehovah, And of the God of Israel make mention, Not in truth nor in righteousness.

Hosea 8:2-3

To Me they cry, 'My God, we -- Israel -- have known Thee.'

Matthew 16:17

And Jesus answering said to him, 'Happy art thou, Simon Bar-Jona, because flesh and blood did not reveal it to thee, but my Father who is in the heavens.

Matthew 18:3

and said, 'Verily I say to you, if ye may not be turned and become as the children, ye may not enter into the reign of the heavens;

Matthew 19:24

and again I say to you, it is easier for a camel through the eye of a needle to go, than for a rich man to enter into the reign of God.'

Matthew 21:29-31

And he answering said, 'I will not,' but at last, having repented, he went.

Matthew 25:21

'And his lord said to him, Well done, servant, good and faithful, over a few things thou wast faithful, over many things I will set thee; enter into the joy of thy lord.

Mark 3:35

for whoever may do the will of God, he is my brother, and my sister, and mother.'

Luke 11:28

And he said, 'Yea, rather, happy those hearing the word of God, and keeping it!'

Luke 13:25

from the time the master of the house may have risen up, and may have shut the door, and ye may begin without to stand, and to knock at the door, saying, Lord, lord, open to us, and he answering shall say to you, I have not known you whence ye are,

Luke 18:25

for it is easier for a camel through the eye of a needle to enter, than for a rich man into the reign of God to enter.'

John 6:40

and this is the will of Him who sent me, that every one who is beholding the Son, and is believing in him, may have life age-during, and I will raise him up in the last day.'

John 7:17

if any one may will to do His will, he shall know concerning the teaching, whether it is of God, or -- I do speak from myself.

John 15:23

'He who is hating me, doth hate also my Father;

Acts 14:22

confirming the souls of the disciples, exhorting to remain in the faith, and that through many tribulations it behoveth us to enter into the reign of God,

Romans 12:2

and be not conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, for your proving what is the will of God -- the good, and acceptable, and perfect.

Ephesians 6:6

not with eye-service as men-pleasers, but as servants of the Christ, doing the will of God out of soul,

Colossians 4:12

Salute you doth Epaphras, who is of you, a servant of Christ, always striving for you in the prayers, that ye may stand perfect and made full in all the will of God,

1 Thessalonians 4:3

for this is the will of God -- your sanctification; that ye abstain from the whoredom,

1 Thessalonians 5:18

in every thing give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus in regard to you.

Titus 1:16

God they profess to know, and in the works they deny Him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work disapproved.

Hebrews 4:6

since then, it remaineth for certain to enter into it, and those who did first hear good news entered not in because of unbelief --

Hebrews 13:21

make you perfect in every good work to do His will, doing in you that which is well-pleasing before Him, through Jesus Christ, to whom is the glory -- to the ages of the ages! Amen.

James 2:20-26

And dost thou wish to know, O vain man, that the faith apart from the works is dead?

1 Peter 2:15

because, so is the will of God, doing good, to put to silence the ignorance of the foolish men;

1 Peter 4:2

no more in the desires of men, but in the will of God, to live the rest of the time in the flesh;

1 John 3:21-24

Beloved, if our heart may not condemn us, we have boldness toward God,

Revelation 3:5

He who is overcoming -- this one -- shall be arrayed in white garments, and I will not blot out his name from the scroll of the life, and I will confess his name before my Father, and before His messengers.

Revelation 22:14

'Happy are those doing His commands that the authority shall be theirs unto the tree of the life, and by the gates they may enter into the city;

Matthew 18:10

Beware! -- ye may not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you, that their messengers in the heavens do always behold the face of my Father who is in the heavens,

Matthew 18:19

Again, I say to you, that, if two of you may agree on the earth concerning anything, whatever they may ask -- it shall be done to them from my Father who is in the heavens,

Matthew 18:35

so also my heavenly Father will do to you, if ye may not forgive each one his brother from your hearts their trespasses.'

Mark 10:23-24

And Jesus having looked round, saith to his disciples, 'How hardly shall they who have riches enter into the reign of God!'

John 5:17

And Jesus answered them, 'My Father till now doth work, and I work;'

John 10:29-30

my Father, who hath given to me, is greater than all, and no one is able to pluck out of the hand of my Father;

John 14:7

if ye had known me, my Father also ye would have known, and from this time ye have known Him, and have seen Him.'

Revelation 2:27

and he shall rule them with a rod of iron -- as the vessels of the potter they shall be broken -- as I also have received from my Father;

Matthew 26:39

And having gone forward a little, he fell on his face, praying, and saying, 'My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as Thou.'

Matthew 26:42

Again, a second time, having gone away, he prayed, saying, 'My Father, if this cup cannot pass away from me except I drink it, Thy will be done;'

Mark 9:47

And if thine eye may cause thee to stumble, cast it out; it is better for thee one-eyed to enter into the reign of God, than having two eyes, to be cast to the gehenna of the fire --

Acts 19:13-20

And certain of the wandering exorcist Jews, took upon them to name over those having the evil spirits the name of the Lord Jesus, saying, 'We adjure you by Jesus, whom Paul doth preach;'

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