Matthew 12:19

“He shall not striue, nor cry, neither shall any man heare his voice in the streets.”

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Other Translations

He shall not strive, nor cry; neither shall any man hear his voice in the streets.
- King James Version

"HE WILL NOT QUARREL, NOR CRY OUT; NOR WILL ANYONE HEAR HIS VOICE IN THE STREETS.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He shall not strive, nor cry aloud; Neither shall any one hear his voice in the streets.
- American Standard Version (1901)

His coming will not be with fighting or loud cries; and his voice will not be lifted up in the streets.
- Basic English Bible

He shall not strive or cry out, nor shall any one hear his voice in the streets;
- Darby Bible

He shall not contend, nor cry; neither shall any man hear his voice in the streets.
- Webster's Bible

He will not wrangle or raise His voice, nor will His voice be heard in the broadways.
- Weymouth Bible

He will not strive, nor shout; neither will anyone hear his voice in the streets.
- World English Bible

He shal not stryue, ne crye, nethir ony man shal here his voice in stretis.
- Wycliffe Bible

he shall not strive nor cry, nor shall any hear in the broad places his voice,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 12:19


12:19 He shall not strive, nor clamour; neither shall any man hear his voice in the streets - That is, he shall not be contentious, noisy, or ostentatious: but gentle, quiet, and lowly. We may observe each word rises above the other, expressing a still higher degree of humility and gentleness.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 12:19


Mt 12:19 He shall not strive, nor cry. He shall be modest, retiring, and not a brazen, noisy declaimer.

Discussion for Matthew 12

  • Cynthia
    I have been told so many times that you don't work on the sabbath. I am glad now that I read it myself to know that is not true. You can do good and help one another any day.
  • Agatha Motsamai
    What does this verse reveals to us in nowadays
  • D W L
    Jesus is in the Bible 943 times Our Father is 253 times Jehovah is in the Bible 4 times Jesus said ask the Father in my name and he will do it.
  • Obbie Beal
    verse 15-21 educate us of GOD's timing; we learn of another important moment in TIME when Jehovah / GOD 'once again' teaches us how great is HIS love for all mankind (as it relate to SALVATION); at this moment in Time GOD is preparing to mightily send the good-news of SALVATION through all the gentiles-lands: Africa, Asia, Europe, Russia, England, then across the sea to all of the Americas ...,
  • Bruce
    Neil: Verse 24: Pharisees Said Jesus is Casting Out Devils by Beelzebub The Prince of Devils. Verses 31-32: Speaking Blasphemy Against The Holy Ghost Will not be Forgiven, Never/ Not Believing is Not Blasphemy Against The Holy Ghost. All are Non-believers.Only When The Father Calls(John 6:44) Ask Forgiveness(1John 1:9) Washed by His Blood(Revelation 1:5) Baptized with The Holy Ghost(Mark 1:8)
  • Bruce
    Steve Read Verse 24. Their Saying Christ is Casting Out devils by Beelzebub( Calling The Holy Ghost The Prince of Devils)

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