Mark 2:21

No man also seweth a piece of new cloth on an old garment: else the new piece that filled it up taketh away from the old, and the rent is made worse.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

No man also soweth a piece of new cloth on an old garment: else the new piece that filled it vp, taketh away from the old, & the rent is made worse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment; otherwise the patch pulls away from it, the new from the old, and a worse tear results.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

No man seweth a piece of undressed cloth on an old garment: else that which should fill it up taketh from it, the new from the old, and a worse rent is made.
- American Standard Version (1901)

No man puts a bit of new cloth on an old coat: or the new, by pulling away from the old, makes a worse hole.
- Basic English Bible

No one sews a patch of new cloth on an old garment: otherwise its new filling-up takes from the old [stuff], and there is a worse rent.
- Darby Bible

No man also seweth a piece of new cloth on an old garment: else the new piece that filled it up, taketh away from the old, and the rent is made worse.
- Webster's Bible

No one mends an old garment with a piece of unshrunk cloth. Otherwise, the patch put on would tear away from it--the new from the old--and a worse hole would be made.
- Weymouth Bible

No one sews a piece of unshrunk cloth on an old garment, or else the patch shrinks and the new tears away from the old, and a worse hole is made.
- World English Bible

No man sewith a patche of newe clooth to an elde clooth, ellis he takith awei the newe patche fro the elde, and a more brekyng is maad.
- Wycliffe Bible

`And no one a patch of undressed cloth doth sew on an old garment, and if not -- the new filling it up doth take from the old and the rent doth become worse;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Mark 2:21


Mr 2:21 No man also seweth, etc. On this figure, see PNT "Mt 9:16".

Discussion for Mark 2:21

  • JACOB HAMULI for verse 21
    This is he new birth which shows us that a christian
    born again can't continue in his old nature is means
    if any one is in Christ he is a new creation the old things are gone a way all things become new because the Holy Spirit in him who can't stay with our old sinful nature.

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