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

Bible commentary

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

  • Wendy Holcomb
    Yes , I will never forget Matthew 23 will always have special meaning to me. Going through a valley right now and love where it talked about something we should do. And we should not just do one without doing the other. We must do all these to enter the holiness of the Lord. Justice,Mercy,and one more thing. Suggest you read this for yourself to find out. God Bless You!💐
  • 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...!
  • Edward Kumor for verse 9
    so, why catholick priests expect to be called father?
  • 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.
  • Is using the term pastor wrong?

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