Matthew 18:18

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Verily I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.

- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition

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Other Translations of Matthew 18:18

Uerily I say vnto you, Whatsoeuer ye shall binde on earth, shall bee bound in heauen: and whatsoeuer yee shall loose on earth, shall bee loosed in heauen.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Truly I say to you, whatever you bind on earth shall have been bound in heaven; and whatever you loose on earth shall have been loosed in heaven.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Verily I say unto you, what things soever ye shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven; and what things soever ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Truly I say to you, Whatever things are fixed by you on earth will be fixed in heaven: and whatever you make free on earth will be made free in heaven.
- Basic English Bible

Verily I say to you, Whatsoever ye shall bind on the earth shall be bound in heaven, and whatsoever ye shall loose on the earth shall be loosed in heaven.
- Darby Bible

Verily I say to you, Whatever ye shall bind on earth, shall be bound in heaven: and whatever ye shall loose on earth, shall be loosed in heaven.
- Webster's Bible

I solemnly tell you that whatever you as a Church bind on earth will in Heaven be held as bound, and whatever you loose on earth will in Heaven be held to be loosed.
- Weymouth Bible

Most certainly I tell you, whatever things you bind on earth will have been bound in heaven, and whatever things you release on earth will have been released in heaven.
- World English Bible

Y seie to you treuli, what euer thingis ye bynden on erthe, tho schulen be boundun also in heuene; and what euer thingis ye vnbynden on erthe, tho schulen be vnboundun also in heuene.
- Wycliffe Bible

`Verily I say to you, Whatever things ye may bind upon the earth shall be having been bound in the heavens, and whatever things ye may loose on the earth shall be having been loosed in the heavens.
- Youngs Literal Bible


Wesley's Notes for Matthew 18:18

18:18 Whatsoever ye shall bind on earth - By excommunication, pronounced in the spirit and power of Christ. Whatsoever ye shall loose - By absolution from that sentence. In the primitive Church, absolution meant no more than a discharge from Church censure. Again I say - And not only your intercession for the penitent, but all your united prayers, shall be heard. How great then is the power of joint prayer! If two of you - Suppose a man and his wife. #Matt 16:19|.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 18:18

Mt 18:18 Whatsoever ye shall bind. What was said to Peter (Mt 16:19) is addressed to all the apostles. It is spoken to all a second time (Joh 20:23). All had the keys as well as Peter. The apostles were, under the direction of the Holy Spirit, to establish the rules of the church discipline, as well as to announce the conditions of salvation by the gospel. These rules and conditions, found in Acts and the Epistles, bind and loose men. As they were to speak and write as moved by the Holy Spirit, what they announced would be ratified in heaven.


Comments for Matthew 18:18

PAUL JUTTA NKANSAH's comment on 2015-08-31 23:34:21:

This is powerful and very encouraging and it motivates me a lot .


Just Truth's comment on 2015-01-28 09:10:04:

Simple example- Marriage, get married in the name of God and it will not be till death do you part. It will be bound ing heaven and it will be eternal with you spouse and children. No marriage in God 's name and it will not be honored in God 's eyes and it will be loosed in Heaven. It is interesting how other reverse the trust meaning of this scripture. Christ always said the positive before a negative when he spoke. God bless


Roy's comment on 2014-10-24 16:26:40:

Clearly this entire book speaks off forgiveness, even so verse 18 all the more. If you think about it Jesus says whatsoever you bind on earth unforgiveness will be bound in heaven. unforgiveness What you loose on earth forgiveness will be loose in heaven forgiveness .


Patti Day's comment on 2014-10-04 19:50:57:

The words in the original King James Bible 1611 are very different in meaning from the words in the New American Standard Revised 1995 , regarding binding and loosing. The KJB says, "Whatever is bound on earth shall be bound in heaven ", whereas the NASR says, "Whatever shall be bound on earth, shall have been bound in heaven ". The first says a pastor in good faith can bind or loose on earth and heaven will hold it to be so, while the NASR says a pastor in good faith can only have bound or loosed something that was already held to be so in heaven. How is one to understand this? The words of the King James Bible contradict the words of the NASR.


MockingBird's comment on 2014-08-13 08:28:32:

Whatever I want Good or Bad I will get. By thy words thou shalt be justified and by thy words thou shalt be condemned. When I speak contrary to the Word of God mine angel will bow his head and get out of the way and let the evil I spoke come to pass. This is a powerfull verse and not to be taken lightly !!!!


Brother Daniel's comment on 2014-06-01 08:00:02:

Mattew 18 18 20 This verse is more than powerful. This verse brings the attention of believers of what their joint prayers can do! The vrs 20 means either two saints or even two sinners with repented mind coming together to call upon the name of the most high will bind the activities of satan and looses the bondage from the enemy.


Ernest Opoku's comment on 2014-06-01 06:28:00:

i like the wards that come out from our lord jesus bcos God has grant as life and strength protection thank be glory who give the victory.let me here u thank u.this vers also giving as assurance to us.good dey byee


Beryl's comment on 2014-03-03 14:43:07:

We have the power to change things to be how we want them to be and also we have the power to let things fall apart


Dorothy Cutler's comment on 2014-02-10 09:28:24:

the heaven here is the heavenlies where satan reigns whatever we bind on earth satans activities God will bind in the heavenlies whatever we loose on earth and we want to loose people God will loose in the heavenlies bind means to tie up to fasten to shackle loose means to set free detached unfastened liberate unchain unleash so as we take our authority and do these things then people will be loosed from the power of the enemy giving them the opportunity to see and hear and understand the gospel see gen 1v6 newkjv


Peter's comment on 2013-11-04 20:48:27:

God knows all of our thoughts. So he knows all of our choices before we even make them. As Jesus did knowing his fathers thoughts. That his choice was his father's choice. As my choice is love, because; "GOD" is LOVE.


Pastor Thoms Ngubeni's comment on 2013-09-19 02:42:49:

THIS VERSE SHOWS US AS BELIEVERS THE POWER OF CHRIST. THROUGH THE CROSS WE HAVE BEEN GIVE THE AUTHORITY TO EXCERSISE THIS POWER. WE ARE SUPPOSE TO PROHIBIT THE ACTS OF THE ENEMY(SATAN) BY BELIVING THE MESSAGE OF THE GOSPEL OF CHRIST.LOOKING AT VERSE 19 ON THE SAME CHAPTER YOU WILL REALIZE THAT THE WORD, "AGREE" ON EARTH CONCERNING ANYTHING THAT THEY ASK, IT WILL BE DONE FOR THEM BY MY FATHER IN HEAVEN'. THROUGH THE CROSS OF CALVARY THE CHURCH HAS BEEN GIVEN THE RIGHT TO USE THE POWER OF CHRIST.UNLESS WE BECOME WHAT PAUL THE APOSTLE SAYS IN EPHESIANS 1:18-19 "the eyes of your understanding being enlightened ; that you may know what is the hope of His calling , what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, 19.'and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His mighty power 20' which He worked in Christ when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places'.Verse 22' And He put all things under His feet , and gave Him to be head over all things to the church, 23' which is His body , the fullness of Him who fills all in all. THEREFORE THE CHURCH WHICH IS THE BODY OF CHRIST HAS BEEN GIVEN THE AUTHORITY TO ACT ON EARTH LIKE CHRIST. -GOD BLESS YOU!


Apostle Per Einar Jensen's comment on 2011-11-09 10:02:16:

This word is werry powerfull. And I use this word
often and Miracles And Healings happened.God is God. Apostle Prophet Senior pastor Founder and president for miracle Jensen Healing ministriet org.


Edrizal Mauldin's comment on 2011-08-22 11:19:39:

need an explanation of the word bind (give me some examples of what you would bind on earth)
need an explanation of the word loose (give me some examples of what you would loose on earth)


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