Matthew 11:30

For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For my yoke is easie, and my burden is light.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For My yoke is easy and My burden is light."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For my yoke is good, and the weight I take up is not hard.
- Basic English Bible

for my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.
- Darby Bible

For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.
- Webster's Bible

For it is good to bear my yoke, and my burden is light."
- Weymouth Bible

For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light."
- World English Bible

`For my yok is softe, and my charge liyt.
- Wycliffe Bible

for my yoke [is] easy, and my burden is light.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 11:30


11:30 For my yoke is easy - Or rather gracious, sweet, benign, delightful: and my burden - Contrary to those of men, is ease, liberty, and honour.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 11:30


Mt 11:30 For my yoke [is] easy. The yoke that sin imposes is heavy, and bearing it brings no rest. So, too, the yoke of false or corrupted religion is burdensome; but Christ's yoke is easy. It is not hard to bear it because it is borne in love. My burden is light. His burden, even if it be the cross, is light, because he helps us to bear it. Note: That one rejecting Christ in the midst of light is worse than a heathen. Christ graciously invites all to come to him. He is the rest of the soul.

Discussion for Matthew 11

  • Andy
    God all throughout the Scripture uses man to fulfill His Will. He always encourages us by showing us that like us these men have short comings. Yet God uses them anyway, be encouraged God will use us in the same way that He has used other men with faults.
  • Janet
    I think that even today god is using people to do his will so many people need to know that God is real I mean he is real there is so many things he has done for me in my life that is just amazing no one did it but him.
  • Adris
    This chapter is one of my favourite. The verses that portray Jesus inviting everyone who are heavy laden to come toHim are sources of comfort for those who are experiencing trouble in their lives. If you are proud these verses will help to come to Jesus for Him to break down your pride and come to Him. Let us accept this open invitation and let Jesus come in our hearts and save us. Glory to God!
  • Gordy
    Matt 11:28 in comparison's to the references of other scriptures such as Paul's defence of his lite affliction's, being ship wretched, beaten with a whip, mocked, abandoned and much more. Casting our cares upon the Lord Jesus is part of our servival tactic that we are constantly to be mindful of. Our burdens are no more at the promise of our Lord!!
  • Michael W. Gephart
    Here is how I interpret Math, 11:11. Jesus taught that we don't go to heaven just as we are.
    We must first be "transformed" into more "perfect" beings. He pointed out that, even though John the Baptist was the most "perfect" man who ever walked the face of the earth, compared
    to the least ("transformed") person in heaven, he is still "lesser".
  • Alex Oyoro
    Matthew 11 is far reaching and very revealing. Our Lord Jesus Christ gave a food for thought