Matthew 11:24

But I say unto you, That it shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom in the day of judgment, than for thee.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But I say vnto you, that it shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom, in þe day of iudgment, then for thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Nevertheless I say to you that it will be more tolerable for the land of Sodom in {the} day of judgment, than for you."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But I say unto you that it shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom in the day of judgment, than for thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But I say to you that it will be better for the land of Sodom in the day of judging, than for you.
- Basic English Bible

But I say to you, that it shall be more tolerable for [the] land of Sodom in judgment-day than for thee.
- Darby Bible

But I say to you, that it shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom, in the day of judgment, than for thee.
- Webster's Bible

Only I tell you all, that it will be more endurable for the land of Sodom on the day of Judgement than for thee."
- Weymouth Bible

But I tell you that it will be more tolerable for the land of Sodom, on the day of judgment, than for you."
- World English Bible

Netheles Y seie to you, that to the lond of Sodom it schal be `lesse peyne in the dai of doom, than to thee.
- Wycliffe Bible

but I say to you, to the land of Sodom it shall be more tolerable in a day of judgment than to thee.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 11:24


11:24 Moreover I say unto you - Beside the general denunciation of wo to those stubborn unbelievers, the degree of their misery will be greater than even that of Tyre and Sidon, yea, of Sodom.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 11:24


Mt 11:24 More tolerable for Sodom in the day of judgment. Because it had poor opportunities. Sodom had fallen two thousand years before Christ, and had been extinct ever since, yet the Lord speaks of a "future" day of judgment for both Sodom and Capernaum. Therefore, (1) There is a judgment after death. (2) Temporal punishment for wickedness does not satisfy eternal justice. The Sodomites were held to a future judgment. (3) The inhabitants of Sodom had not been annihilated, but were alive, waiting for the judgment.

Discussion for Matthew 11

  • BSP
    Verse 19: The results of a certain action or procedure will reveal whether it was a wise course.
  • Steve morrow
    MATTHEW 11:27 ---ALL THINGS---ARE DELIVERED UNTO ME OF MY FATHER AND --NO MAN-- KNOWETH THE SON BUT THE FATHER NEITHER KNOWETH ANY MAN THE FATHER SAVE THE SON AND HE TO WHOMSOEVER THE SON WILL REVEAL HIM ***1 TIMOTHY 2:5 FOR THERE IS ONE GOD AND --- ONE MEDIATOR --- BETWEEN GOD AND MAN --- THE MAN JESUS CHRIST
  • Insight777
    V11, John the Baptist was less than Jesus. John was shown how to cleanse sin, he had Holy Spirit but not all the powers of God. He was baptized, forgiven of sin. It is possible that he harbored negative thoughts towards people that refused baptism and true Gospel.Thoughts of frustration and weakness of his own power to help sinners is short of perfection. Jesus is perfect, his kingdom is perfect.
  • A disciple
    "Verily I say unto you, Among them that are born of women there hath not risen a greater than John the Baptist: notwithstanding he that is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he." Does this suggest that we can be the least in our Christianity? or rather, that the littlest one among those born from above...? For with these things the Lord rebukes those most blessed, but who repented not.
  • 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.

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