Matthew 10:36

And a man's foes shall be they of his own household.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And a mans foes shalbe they of his owne houshold.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

- New American Standard Version (1995)

and a man's foes `shall be' they of his own household.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And a man will be hated by those of his house.
- Basic English Bible

and they of his household [shall be] a man's enemies.
- Darby Bible

And a man's foes will be they of his own household.
- Webster's Bible

and a man's own family will be his foes.
- Weymouth Bible

A man's foes will be those of his own household.
- World English Bible

and the enemyes of a man ben `thei, that ben homeli with him.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the enemies of a man are those of his household.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 10:36

10:36 And the foes of a man - That loves and follows me. #Micah 7:6|.

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 10:36

Mt 10:36 A man's foes [shall be] they of his own household. This has been verified thousands of times. Many a convert has been turned out of home and banished by kindred, because he had confessed Christ.

Discussion for Matthew 10

  • A disciple
    Monayah; My question was about whether this particular Simon was actually from Cana of Galilee, as the Greek word may suggest; and not mistakenly called a Canaanite. In the Strong's, like you pointed out, kananites means zealous in Greek; or if its simply a transliteration of the Hebrew name, meaning someone from Cana. My point is simply that I doubt if one of the Apostles was a Canaanite.
  • A disciple
    Jesus was sent to the children of Israel because God so loved Israel, and sought to save them. The Light shines upon men's innermost self and exposes the evil, in order for us to bring these things to judgment and be reconciled to God. But not everyone has an interest or need for these good things that Jesus brings; and so what was intended to be the blessing of reconciliation becomes contention.
  • A disciple
    For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law. And a man's foes shall be they of his own household. Variance is described as, the fact or state of being in disagreement: dissension, dispute. This is what the LORD meant in Leviticus 20:26, saying, that He had severed us from other people to be His.
  • Servant of God
    10/34, I am not come to send peace but a sword. Anybody literate in the bible knows that a sword is the word, which is truth! Now, truth is a rare commodity in these times, and knowing the Word is truth. In Rev, a two edged sword protrudes from Jesus' mouth, for it cuts both ways, destroying lies and establishing the truth, and the truth is from the Holy Spirit. That is the truth spoken inred
  • BSP
    Verse 14: If others do not accept the message of the Kingdom that is their choice. If we have done our part in trying to share it with them, we can have a clean conscience and leave the rest in God's hands.
  • Monayah
    I really didn't understand the point you was trying to make.please hlp me understand Matthew 10:4 (KJV)
    4 Simon the Canaanite, and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him. Matthew 10:4International Children’s Bible
    4 Simon the Zealot and Judas Iscariot. Judas is the one who turned against Jesus. Kananaios: Cananaean, Aramaic for Zealot, surname of one of the twelve apostles
    Original Word: Κανανίτης,

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