Matthew 11:13

For all the prophets and the law prophesied until John.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For all the Prophets, and the Law prophecied vntill Iohn.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For all the prophets and the Law prophesied until John.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For all the prophets and the law prophesied until John.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For all the prophets and the law were in force till John.
- Basic English Bible

For all the prophets and the law have prophesied unto John.
- Darby Bible

For all the prophets and the law prophesied until John.
- Webster's Bible

For all the Prophets and the Law taught until John.
- Weymouth Bible

For all the prophets and the law prophesied until John.
- World English Bible

For alle prophetis and the lawe `til to Joon prophecieden; and if ye wolen resseyue,
- Wycliffe Bible

for all the prophets and the law till John did prophesy,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 11:13


11:13 For all the prophets and the law prophesied until John - For all that is written in the law and the prophets only foretold as distant what is now fulfilled. In John the old dispensation expired, and the new began. #Luke 16:16|.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 11:13


Mt 11:13 The prophets and the law prophesied until John. For the meaning we must turn to Luke, where the same words occur with the addition, "since that time the kingdom of God is preached" (Lu 16:16). Then first began the announcement that John was the way-preparer, the forerunner of the King, that the kingdom was at hand, that the old dispensation was about to close.

Discussion for Matthew 11

  • Steve morrow
    MATTHEW 11:20 THEN BEGAN HE TO UPBRAID THE CITIES WHEREIN MOST OF HIS MIGHTY WORKS WERE DONE BECAUSE THEY REPENTED NOT***TITUS 2:11 FOR THE GRACE OF GOD THAT BRINGETH SALVATION HATH APPEARED TO ALL MEN 2:12 --- TEACHING US --- THAT DENYING UNGODLINESS AND WORLDLY LUSTS WE SHOULD LIVE SOBERLY RIGHTEOUSLY AND GODLY IN THIS --- PRESENT LIFE ---
  • A disciple
    The three Abrahamic Religions idea or slogan, is false! Abraham was called out from Ur of the Chaldees, to sever him from the heathen cult of Nimrod worship/Islam. Israel is for now not right with the Lord their God, denying and persecuting the Name of the only begotten Son of God; so God hides from them. Those who are Believers in Jesus Christ, are walking in the Spirit and the faith of Abraham.
  • Insight777
    There are 3 main religions today that believe in Abraham and the promise of the kingdom of God for their followers. These religions differ in doctrine so they oppose each other. Violent believers in their God of Abraham fight the others trying to take the kingdom of God by force. The door to the kingdom is Jesus, the Son of God. The violent do not believe Jesus is Savior so they are not saved.
  • Lu2677
    You said, "who listens anyway?" Matthew 11:5 "He that has ears to hear, let him hear." You said, "takes too much time, stressful" v.28 "Come unto me, all you that labour (work) and are heavy laden,(weary,tired,overwhelmed,burdened) and I will give you rest. Also, v.29 and 30. If you cannot find inspiration, excitement, hope for the lost, to work for the Lord, "Rest" is in the Sabbath.
  • Wokomaty
    According to the scipture says for what a man plant is what he will reap. therefore let him that has ear to hear, let him hear the word of God.matthew 11:15.For those planting evil in christendom,with worldly doctrine. Matthew very sweet to read.
  • Irene123
    The Trinitarian world refers to manifestations of Father, Son, and Holy Ghost as 3 distinct and separate persons in the Godhead, namely "God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Ghost." If every manifestation of God was another God we'd have "God the voice (Gen. 3:8), God the burning bush, God the angel (Jacob wrestled with), God the pillar of fire, to name ONLY a few. cont.

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