Matthew 11:28

“ Come vnto me all yee that labour, and are heauy laden, and I will giue you rest.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

Come unto me, all [ye] that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
- King James Version

"Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Come to me, all you who are troubled and weighted down with care, and I will give you rest.
- Basic English Bible

Come to me, all ye who labour and are burdened, and *I* will give you rest.
- Darby Bible

Come to me, all ye that labor, and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
- Webster's Bible

Come to me, all you toiling and burdened ones, and *I* will give you rest.
- Weymouth Bible

Come to me, all you who labor and are heavily burdened, and I will give you rest.
- World English Bible

Alle ye that traueilen, and ben chargid, come to me, and Y schal fulfille you.
- Wycliffe Bible

`Come unto me, all ye labouring and burdened ones, and I will give you rest,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 11:28


11:28 Come to me - Here he shows to whom he is pleased to reveal these things to the weary and heavy laden; ye that labour - After rest in God: and are heavy laden - With the guilt and power of sin: and I will give you rest - I alone (for none else can) will freely give you (what ye cannot purchase) rest from the guilt of sin by justification, and from the power of sin by sanctification.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 11:28


Mt 11:28 Come unto me. This is one of the sweetest passages in the New Testament. It shows the willingness of the Lord. The kings and earth and the great are usually difficult of access, while Jesus is not only willing, but invites us, to come to him. Note how gracious is the invitation! (1) It is the Lord who speaks. (2) He invites to come to him. (3) The invitation is to those who labor and are heavy laden. (4) He promises, to all these weary ones who come, rest. The offer is not that of a man, but of the Divine Savior. Millions in all ages since can bear witness that the promise is sure. That labour and are heavy laden. Feel heavily the burdens of life, of sin and sorrow. Rest. Peace of soul.

Discussion for Matthew 11

  • RAG
    Believe the revelation that God reveals to you by whatever and whomever he reveals it. Trust in Him and lean not to your own understanding. Acknowledge him in the revealing and receive the knowledge and the power in getting to know who and what he is to you. That's how you get your rest cause you learn of and how to use the power of the lord from the revealing to His Glory.
  • Lilian
    Take my yoke upon you and learn of me for I am meek and lowly in heart and ye shall fine rest unto your soul amen thank you Jesus i love you and i have accepted you as my Savior my Jehova Jireh the Lord my provider Shalom amen
  • Navin kumar Erpulla
    It is contrasting statement by Jesus, when he says take my yoke and you will find rest in your soul, how can a man take a yoke and find rest, but i think what Jesus might have mean was, though my yoke is heavy but the burden is light and hence come unto me i will give you rest, Thats what we are missing these days we abstain Jesus from any involvement in our life, we must realize putting God first in our life, and hence he requires total surrender.
  • Andy
    Gazz, The kingdom of Heaven refers to Christ's Kingdom on earth and how the prophets were beaten and slain. The violence is on earth not in Heaven. John the Baptist represents a change from prophesying about Christ to revealing Christ.
  • Trudy carlson
    I give all my worries concerns and burdens to him - he's right! Blessed is our savior protector Jesus. thank you Jesus
  • Audra Seay
    I like your questions CMS. We are supposed to learn about Jesus and from Jesus however and whomever he uses to teach us.

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