Luke 16:16

The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presseth into it.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The law and the Prophets were vntill Iohn: since that time the kingdome of God is preached, and euery man preasseth into it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"The Law and the Prophets {were proclaimed} until John; since that time the gospel of the kingdom of God has been preached, and everyone is forcing his way into it.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The law and the prophets `were' until John: from that time the gospel of the kingdom of God is preached, and every man entereth violently into it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The law and the prophets were till John: but then came the preaching of the kingdom of God, and everyone makes his way into it by force.
- Basic English Bible

The law and the prophets [were] until John: from that time the glad tidings of the kingdom of God are announced, and every one forces his way into it.
- Darby Bible

The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presseth into it.
- Webster's Bible

The Law and the Prophets continued until John came: from that time the Good News of the Kingdom of God has been spreading, and all classes have been forcing their way into it.
- Weymouth Bible

The law and the prophets were until John. From that time the Good News of the Kingdom of God is preached, and everyone is forcing his way into it.
- World English Bible

The lawe and prophetis til to Joon; fro that tyme the rewme of God is euangelisid, and ech man doith violence in to it.
- Wycliffe Bible

the law and the prophets [are] till John; since then the reign of God is proclaimed good news, and every one doth press into it;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 16:16


16:16 The law and the prophets were in force until John: from that time the Gospel takes place; and humble upright men receive it with inexpressible earnestness. #Mt 11:13|.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 16:16


Lu 16:16 The law and the prophets. See PNT "Mt 11:13".

Discussion for Luke 16:16

  • F. powell edwards for verse 16
    his is the fantastic good news as we are now no longer under the heavy Tribal laws of Moses and the leadership of the old Prophets , even today 's Priests, and their father, an elected Pope and his decisions. We are free as being awakened to our identity as a Son of our Father creator as Jesus Christ, the Word of I am that I am.

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