Matthew 11:12

And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And from the dayes of Iohn the Baptist, vntill now, the kingdome of heauen suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and violent men take it by force.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and men of violence take it by force.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And from the days of John the Baptist till now, the kingdom of heaven is forcing its way in, and men of force take it.
- Basic English Bible

But from the days of John the baptist until now, the kingdom of the heavens is taken by violence, and [the] violent seize on it.
- Darby Bible

And from the days of John the Baptist, until now, the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force.
- Webster's Bible

But from the time of John the Baptist till now, the Kingdom of the Heavens has been suffering violent assault, and the violent have been seizing it by force.
- Weymouth Bible

From the days of John the Baptizer until now, the Kingdom of Heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force.
- World English Bible

And fro the daies of Joon Baptist til now the kyngdom of heuenes suffrith violence, and violent men rauyschen it.
- Wycliffe Bible

`And, from the days of John the Baptist till now, the reign of the heavens doth suffer violence, and violent men do take it by force,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 11:12


11:12 And from the days of John - That is, from the time that John had fulfilled his ministry, men rush into my kingdom with a violence like that of those who are taking a city by storm.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 11:12


Mt 11:12 From the days of John the Baptist until now, etc. The idea is, that from the time when John began preaching, men of violence were trying to force their way into the kingdom. It is compared to a walled city that men try to storm and enter. They tried a little later to make Jesus a king by force.

Discussion for Matthew 11

  • Steve morrow
    MR SIMMONS DOES OUR LORD KING JESUS CHRIST TEACH ANYWHERE IN HIS WORD THAT WE ARE TO MINIMIZE HIS WORD OR TEACHINGS IN ANYWAY LUKE 4:4 AND JESUS ANSWERED HIM SAYING IT IS WRITTEN THAT MAN ---SHALL NOT LIVE---BY BREAD ALONE BUT BY EVERY WORD OF GOD ACTS 5:20 GO STAND AND SPEAK IN THE TEMPLE TO THE PEOPLE ---ALL---THE WORDS OF THIS LIFE
  • Steve morrow
    JAMES 3:17 BUT THE WISDOM THAT IS FROM ABOVE IS FIRST PURE THEN PEACEABLE GENTLE --EASY-- TO BE INTREATED FULL OF MERCY AND GOOD FRUITS WITHOUT PARTIALITY AND WITHOUT HYPOCRISY 3:18 AND THE FRUIT OF RIGHTEOUSNESS IS SOWN IN PEACE OF THEM THAT MAKE PEACE PROVERBS 8:8 ALL THE WORDS OF MY MOUTH ARE IN RIGHTEOUSNESS THERE IS NOTHING FROWARD OR PERVERSE IN THEM romans 10:3 for they being ignorant of GODS righteousness and going about to establish their own righteousness have not submitted unto the righteousness of GOD PROVERBS 1:31 THEREFORE SHALL THEY EAT OF THE FRUIT OF THEIR OWN WAY AND BE FILLED WITH THEIR OWN DEVICES ------ PSALM 33:10 THE LORD BRINGETH THE COUNSEL OF THE HEATHEN TO NOUGHT HE MAKETH THE DEVICES OF THE PEOPLE OF --- NONE --- EFFECT
  • Steve morrow
    john 15:5 I AM THE THE VINE YOU ARE THE BRANCHES HE THAT ABIDETH IN ME AND I IN HIM THE SAME BRINGETH FORTH MUCH FRUIT FOR WITHOUT ME YOU CAN DO NOTHIG JOHN 14:14 IF YOU SHALL ASK ANYTHING IN MY NAME I WILL DO IT 1 john 5:14 and this is the confidence that we have in HIM that if we ask anything according to HIS will he heareth us 5:15 and if we know that HE heareth us whatsoever we ask we know that we have the petitions that we have desired of HIM PROVERBS 28:9 HE THAT TURNETH AWAY HIS ER FROM HEARING THE LAW EVEN HIS PRAYER SHALL BE ABOMINATION
  • Rebecca
    Mathew 11:30
    Simply to believe, pray,praise and have faith in Jesus Christ daily.Then fast whenever the Holy spirit guides you too.Following Him as an example because that was His Nature.God bless you.
  • Rev. Booker T. Simmons's
    What I personal think of Matthew 11:30, is, when I have Jesus caring my yoke and burden, my load is lighter and burden is not heavy. Thank God for his gift in giving Jesus to forgive us for our sins. Jesus life death burial and resurrection is our redeeming life. May grace mercy and truth be with his believing people of God. Amen. Btes.
  • Juanita
    Release it all to God, whatever we face in life on a daily basis, cast all your cares upon Him, and He will bless us with heavenly peace. comfort. joy. in Jesus Amen, I am blessed to have

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