Matthew 12:37

“For by thy wordes thou shalt bee iustified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.”

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Other Translations

For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.
- King James Version

"For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For by your words will your righteousness be seen, and by your words you will be judged.
- Basic English Bible

for by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.
- Darby Bible

For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.
- Webster's Bible

For each of you by his words shall be justified, or by his words shall be condemned."
- Weymouth Bible

For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned."
- World English Bible

for of thi wordis thou schalt be iustified, and of thi wordis thou shalt be dampned.
- Wycliffe Bible

for from thy words thou shalt be declared righteous, and from thy words thou shalt be declared unrighteous.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 12:37


12:37 For by thy words (as well as thy tempers and works) thou shalt then be either acquitted or condemned. Your words as well as actions shall he produced in evidence for or against you, to prove whether you was a true believer or not. And according to that evidence you will either be acquitted or condemned in the great day.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 12:37


Mt 12:37 By thy words thou shalt be justified, etc. Acquitted or condemned in the day of judgment. To justify is the opposite of to condemn. Those who confess Christ with the mouth (Ro 10:9) shall be saved; those who deny him will be lost. Words have a weighty influence on our eternal destiny.

Discussion for Matthew 12

  • 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)
  • Bruce
    The Lord is Longsuffering to us-ward, not Willing that Any should Perish, But that All should Come to Repentance (2Peter3:9) Enter Ye in at The Strait Gate: for Wide is The Gate and Broad is The Way that Leadeth to Destruction and Many there be Which go in thereat:Because Strait is The Gate and Narrow is The Way that Leadeth to Life and Few there be that Find it(Matthew 7: 13-14)
  • I AM THAT I AM
    Every oppressed spirit that is of God comes to repentance and shall be forgiven as this is the will of the Lord. That oppressing spirit of antichrist confesses not that Jesus, even this Christ child, is come in the flesh this very day and therefore, is not forgiven in any generation of this world (soon to be made void, again.) That antichrist spirit is a deceiver as it knows Christ IS here, NOW.

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