Matthew 23:10

Neither be ye called masters: for one is your Master, even Christ.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Neither be ye called masters: for one is your Master, euen Christ.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Do not be called leaders; for One is your Leader, {that is,} Christ.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Neither be ye called masters: for one is your master, `even' the Christ.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And you may not be named guides: because one is your Guide, even Christ.
- Basic English Bible

Neither be called instructors, for one is your instructor, the Christ.
- Darby Bible

Neither be ye called masters: for one is your master, even Christ.
- Webster's Bible

And do not accept the name of `leader,' for your Leader is one alone--the Christ.
- Weymouth Bible

Neither be called masters, for one is your master, the Christ.
- World English Bible

Nether be ye clepid maistris, for oon is youre maister, Crist.
- Wycliffe Bible

nor may ye be called directors, for one is your director -- the Christ.
- Youngs Literal Bible

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People's Bible Notes for Matthew 23:10


Mt 23:10 Master. Also an honorary title. All such are to be avoided in the church.

Discussion for Matthew 23

  • Irene123
    To Brad Vigansky - I think I like your 'politics' - LOL.
  • Brad Vigansky
    Over the years, and there have been many. I have had 85 revs around the sun and hope to have quite a few more. During that time I studied myself out of 2 'Christian Churches'. I just couldn't abide by what they were teaching. If anybody asks me, "What am I" I would answer, I am a Son of the Living Creator God. If someone were ask me, "Prove there is a God", I would reply, prove there isn't.
  • Ben
    The Word of the Lord is the truth and the only truth. If we look around we can plainly see the actual Pharesees, the modern ones, doing the same things their ancestors did. I believe with all my heart and soul, there is one and only one father. Our Father and Lord, our creator...!
  • Beatrice Hutchinson
    commenting on v9 when God speak is words are truth if he say something we should listen we should do as he said because he is God. for example the pope people called him holy father only one holy father and is God almighty. People need to to worship God and not man.
  • Cynthia
    Matthew teach us not to said one thing and then do another thing. we should not live an double stander in life. if we teach and peach the word of God to our fellow labors we should set the same standard in our life.
  • Abelardo bolinao
    Our lord Jesus in this chapter emphasize the faults of the Pharisees and scribe. Most importantly,the truth about the FATHER, and mans true identity. Verse 12 . And they even block those who seek the truth and salvation. But he also advise that should you want to be great you should humble yourself. With the only one Father, the Jews and the Israelites knew that we are spiritual and we only have one Father. The Father in heaven but they are worshipping other entities. In wisdom of Solomon you will see what we really are

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