Matthew 10:36

“And a mans foes shalbe they of his owne houshold.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

And a man's foes [shall be] they of his own household.
- King James Version

and A MAN'S ENEMIES WILL BE THE MEMBERS OF HIS HOUSEHOLD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and a man's foes `shall be' they of his own household.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And a man will be hated by those of his house.
- Basic English Bible

and they of his household [shall be] a man's enemies.
- Darby Bible

And a man's foes will be they of his own household.
- Webster's Bible

and a man's own family will be his foes.
- Weymouth Bible

A man's foes will be those of his own household.
- World English Bible

and the enemyes of a man ben `thei, that ben homeli with him.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the enemies of a man are those of his household.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 10:36


10:36 And the foes of a man - That loves and follows me. #Micah 7:6|.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 10:36


Mt 10:36 A man's foes [shall be] they of his own household. This has been verified thousands of times. Many a convert has been turned out of home and banished by kindred, because he had confessed Christ.

Discussion for Matthew 10

  • Mamie Fluker
    This book also tell us we should not love any one more than the Lord.Not father,mother children or anything.If so we are not worthy of him.Jesus you are Number 1 in my life.Thank God for Jesus!!
  • MaryLeen Dorsainvil
    Mathew chpter 10 verse 38 Jesus says we must take up our cross and follow him and he who loves his life will loose it but he who gives up his life will have eternal life. This passage is telling us that our walk with Christ will be a life that of surrender and sacrifice. Loving and serving God means that we should love and serve each other. Serving just like Jesus did when he was here
  • Lu2677
    Nana Nezi; You asked, " 5-15 is not necessary now that the kingdom of God has come?"
    Matthew 10:5, Jesus commands his apostles not to preach to the Gentiles or the Samaritans. Matthew 10:6 "But go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel." Matthew 1:15, 3:2, 10:7, 4:17. It should be apparent that 5-15 is necessary. Jesus is speaking.
  • Nana Nezi
    According to the KJV, verse 5 says that the kingdom of heaven is at hand (near) please explain your interpretation of the following: 5-15 "This is not necessary now that the kingdom God is come."?

    Thank you for your time.
  • O'Shen Robinson-Barefield
    This is plain about the purpose and cost of discipleship.
  • Louisse
    WOw I'm Super Blessed by that.

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