Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.

King James Version

Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you.

Holman Bible

Don't give what is holy to dogs or toss your pearls before pigs, or they will trample them with their feet, turn, and tear you to pieces.

International Standard Version

"Never give what is holy to dogs or throw your pearls before pigs. Otherwise, they will trample them with their feet and then turn around and attack you."

A Conservative Version

Do not give what is holy to the dogs, nor cast your pearls before the swine, lest they trample them by their feet, and having turn back may lacerate you.

American Standard Version

Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast your pearls before the swine, lest haply they trample them under their feet, and turn and rend you.

Amplified

Do not give that which is holy (the sacred thing) to the dogs, and do not throw your pearls before hogs, lest they trample upon them with their feet and turn and tear you in pieces.

An Understandable Version

"Do not offer sacred things to dogs, and do not throw your pearls in front of [wild] pigs [i.e., to those who will not appreciate them], because they will probably trample on them with their feet and then turn around and attack you.

Anderson New Testament

Give not that which is holy to dogs, nor throw your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and tear you.

Bible in Basic English

Do not give that which is holy to the dogs, or put your jewels before pigs, for fear that they will be crushed under foot by the pigs whose attack will then be made against you.

Common New Testament

Do not give what is holy to the dogs; do not throw your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you in pieces.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Give not that which is holy to the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest these trample them under foot, and those turn upon you and tear you.

Darby Translation

Give not that which is holy to the dogs, nor cast your pearls before the swine, lest they trample them with their feet, and turning round rend you.

Godbey New Testament

Give not that which is holy to the dogs, neither cast your pearls before the swine, lest they may trample them under their feet, and having turned round tear you to pieces.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Do not give what is sacred to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before pigs, or they will trample them under their feet and turn and tear you in pieces.

John Wesley New Testament

Give not that which is holy to dogs, neither cast your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turning, rend you.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet and turn again and rend you.

Julia Smith Translation

Ye should not give the holy thing to dogs neither should ye cast your pearls before swine, lest they tread them down with their feet, and having turned, should rend yon.

King James 2000

Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and tear you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Do not give what is holy to dogs, or throw your pearls in front of pigs, lest they trample them with their feet, and turn around [and] tear you to pieces.

Modern King James verseion

Do not give that which is holy to the dogs; nor cast your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet and turn again and tear you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Give not that which is holy to dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they tread them under their feet, and the other turn again and all to rend you.

Moffatt New Testament

Do not give dogs what is sacred and do not throw pearls before swine, in case they trample them under foot and turn to gore you.

Montgomery New Testament

"Do not give what is holy to the dogs, nor cast your pearls before swine; lest in turn they trample them under their feet, and then turn and attack you.

NET Bible

Do not give what is holy to dogs or throw your pearls before pigs; otherwise they will trample them under their feet and turn around and tear you to pieces.

New Heart English Bible

"Do not give that which is holy to the dogs, neither throw your pearls before the pigs, lest perhaps they trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.

Noyes New Testament

Give not that which is holy to dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine; lest they trample them under their feet, and turn upon you and rend you.

Sawyer New Testament

Give not a holy thing to dogs, neither cast your pearls before swine, lest they tread them down with their feet, and turn and rend you.

The Emphasized Bible

Do not give what is holy unto dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, - lest once they trample, them, down with their feet, and, turning, tear, you.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Give not that which is holy to dogs, nor cast pearls before swine; lest they tread them under foot, and turning round tear you.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not give what is sacred to dogs; nor yet throw your pearls before pigs, lest they should trample them under their feet, and then turn and attack you.

Webster

Give not that which is holy to dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you.

Weymouth New Testament

"Give not that which is holy to the dogs, nor throw your pearls to the swine; otherwise they will trample them under their feet and then turn and attack you.

Williams New Testament

"You must never give the things that are sacred to dogs, and you must never throw your pearls before hogs, for fear they might trample them under their feet and turn and tear you to pieces.

World English Bible

"Don't give that which is holy to the dogs, neither throw your pearls before the pigs, lest perhaps they trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.

Worrell New Testament

"Give not that which is holy to the dogs; neither cast your pearls before the swine, lest haply they trample them down with their feet; and, turning, rend you.

Worsley New Testament

Give not that which is holy unto dogs, nor cast your pearls before swine; least they trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you.

Youngs Literal Translation

Ye may not give that which is holy to the dogs, nor cast your pearls before the swine, that they may not trample them among their feet, and having turned -- may rend you.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

unto the dogs
κύων 
Kuon 
Usage: 3

μηδέ 
mede 
neither, nor, not, nor yet, not once, no not, not so much as
Usage: 31

cast ye
βάλλω 
Ballo 
Usage: 66

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

μαργαρίτης 
Margarites 
Usage: 6

ἔμπροσθεν 
Emprosthen 
before, in sight, of, against, in the sight of, in the presence of, at
Usage: 27

χοῖρος 
Choiros 
Usage: 11

μήποτε μήποτε 
mepote 
lest, lest at any time, whether or not, lest haply , if peradventure, no ... not at all, not tr
Usage: 12

καταπατέω 
Katapateo 
Usage: 2


Usage: 0

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


Usage: 0

πούς 
Pous 
Usage: 67

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

turn again and
στρέφω 
Strepho 
Usage: 15

ῥήγνυμι ῥήσσω 
Rhegnumi 
Usage: 3

References

Context Readings

Don'T Throw Pearls To Pigs

5 "You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother's eye. 6 "Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces. 7 "Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.



Cross References

Proverbs 9:7-8

He who corrects a scoffer gets dishonor for himself, And he who reproves a wicked man gets insults for himself.

Proverbs 23:9

Do not speak in the hearing of a fool, For he will despise the wisdom of your words.

Matthew 15:26

And He answered and said, "It is not good to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs."

Philippians 3:2

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

Proverbs 26:11

Like a dog that returns to its vomit Is a fool who repeats his folly.

Matthew 10:14-15

"Whoever does not receive you, nor heed your words, as you go out of that house or that city, shake the dust off your feet.

Matthew 22:5-6

"But they paid no attention and went their way, one to his own farm, another to his business,

Matthew 24:10

"At that time many will fall away and will betray one another and hate one another.

Acts 13:45-47

But when the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and began contradicting the things spoken by Paul, and were blaspheming.

2 Timothy 4:14-15

Alexander the coppersmith did me much harm; the Lord will repay him according to his deeds.

Hebrews 6:6

and then have fallen away, it is impossible to renew them again to repentance, since they again crucify to themselves the Son of God and put Him to open shame.

Hebrews 10:29

How much severer punishment do you think he will deserve who has trampled under foot the Son of God, and has regarded as unclean the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified, and has insulted the Spirit of grace?

2 Peter 2:22

It has happened to them according to the true proverb, "A DOG RETURNS TO ITS OWN VOMIT," and, "A sow, after washing, returns to wallowing in the mire."

Proverbs 11:22

As a ring of gold in a swine's snout So is a beautiful woman who lacks discretion.

2 Corinthians 11:26

I have been on frequent journeys, in dangers from rivers, dangers from robbers, dangers from my countrymen, dangers from the Gentiles, dangers in the city, dangers in the wilderness, dangers on the sea, dangers among false brethren;



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