Matthew 12:6

“But I saye vnto you, that in this place is one greater then the Temple.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

But I say unto you, That in this place is [one] greater than the temple.
- King James Version

"But I say to you that something greater than the temple is here.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But I say unto you, that one greater than the temple is here.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But I say to you that a greater thing than the Temple is here.
- Basic English Bible

But I say unto you, that there is here what is greater than the temple.
- Darby Bible

But I say to you, that in this place is one greater than the temple.
- Webster's Bible

But I tell you that there is here that which is greater than the Temple.
- Weymouth Bible

But I tell you that one greater than the temple is here.
- World English Bible

And Y seie to you, that here is a gretter than the temple.
- Wycliffe Bible

and I say to you, that a greater than the temple is here;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 12:6


Mt 12:6 But I say unto you, etc. The thought is: If priests in the service of the temple can break the letter of the law and be blameless, how much more can the disciples of him who is the Lord of the temple do so in his service and by his authority?

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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