Matthew 10:18

And ye shall be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them and the Gentiles.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And yee shall be brought before Gouernours and Kings for my sake, for a testimonie against them, and the Gentiles.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and you will even be brought before governors and kings for My sake, as a testimony to them and to the Gentiles.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

yea and before governors and kings shall ye be brought for my sake, for a testimony to them and to the Gentiles.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And you will come before rulers and kings because of me, for a witness to them and to the Gentiles.
- Basic English Bible

and ye shall be brought before rulers and kings for my sake, for a testimony to them and to the nations.
- Darby Bible

And ye will be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them and the Gentiles.
- Webster's Bible

and you will even be put on trial before governors and kings for my sake, to bear witness to them and to the Gentiles.
- Weymouth Bible

Yes, and you will be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony to them and to the nations.
- World English Bible

and to meyris, or presidentis, and to kyngis, ye schulen be lad for me, in witnessyng to hem, and to the hethen men.
- Wycliffe Bible

and before governors and kings ye shall be brought for my sake, for a testimony to them and to the nations.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 10:18


Mt 10:18 Ye shall be brought before governors. Before the civil tribunals, like criminals. And kings. This was literally fulfilled in the case of James, the brother of John (Ac 12:1,2), and Paul (Ac 26:1).

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