Matthew 11:28

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Come vnto me all yee that labour, and are heauy laden, and I will giue you rest.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Come to me, all you who are troubled and weighted down with care, and I will give you rest.
- Basic English Bible

Come to me, all ye who labour and are burdened, and *I* will give you rest.
- Darby Bible

Come to me, all ye that labor, and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
- Webster's Bible

Come to me, all you toiling and burdened ones, and *I* will give you rest.
- Weymouth Bible

Come to me, all you who labor and are heavily burdened, and I will give you rest.
- World English Bible

Alle ye that traueilen, and ben chargid, come to me, and Y schal fulfille you.
- Wycliffe Bible

`Come unto me, all ye labouring and burdened ones, and I will give you rest,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 11:28


11:28 Come to me - Here he shows to whom he is pleased to reveal these things to the weary and heavy laden; ye that labour - After rest in God: and are heavy laden - With the guilt and power of sin: and I will give you rest - I alone (for none else can) will freely give you (what ye cannot purchase) rest from the guilt of sin by justification, and from the power of sin by sanctification.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 11:28


Mt 11:28 Come unto me. This is one of the sweetest passages in the New Testament. It shows the willingness of the Lord. The kings and earth and the great are usually difficult of access, while Jesus is not only willing, but invites us, to come to him. Note how gracious is the invitation! (1) It is the Lord who speaks. (2) He invites to come to him. (3) The invitation is to those who labor and are heavy laden. (4) He promises, to all these weary ones who come, rest. The offer is not that of a man, but of the Divine Savior. Millions in all ages since can bear witness that the promise is sure. That labour and are heavy laden. Feel heavily the burdens of life, of sin and sorrow. Rest. Peace of soul.

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.