Matthew 12:25

“And Jesus knew their thoughts, and said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand:

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Iesus knew their thoughts, and said vnto them, Euery kingdome diuided against it selfe, is brought to desolation: and euery citie or house diuided against it selfe, shall not stand.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And knowing their thoughts Jesus said to them, "Any kingdom divided against itself is laid waste; and any city or house divided against itself will not stand.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And knowing their thoughts he said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And having knowledge of their thoughts he said to them, Every kingdom having division in itself is made waste, and every town or house having division in itself will come to destruction.
- Basic English Bible

But he, knowing their thoughts, said to them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and every city or house divided against itself will not subsist.
- Darby Bible

And Jesus knew their thoughts, and said to them, Every kingdom divided against itself, is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself, shall not stand.
- Webster's Bible

Knowing their thoughts He said to them, "Every kingdom in which civil war has raged suffers desolation; and every city or house in which there is internal strife will be brought low.
- Weymouth Bible

Knowing their thoughts, Jesus said to them, "Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and every city or house divided against itself will not stand.
- World English Bible

And Jhesus, witynge her thouytis, seide to hem, Eche kingdom departid ayens it silf, schal be desolatid, and eche cite, or hous, departid ayens it self, schal not stonde.
- Wycliffe Bible

And Jesus, knowing their thoughts, said to them, `Every kingdom having been divided against itself is desolated, and no city or house having been divided against itself, doth stand,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 12:25


12:25 Jesus knowing their thoughts - It seems they had as yet only said it in their hearts.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 12:25


Mt 12:25 Knew their thoughts. They had not made this charge to Christ, but to the multitudes. Every city or house divided against itself. A general truth is stated. Most states and kingdoms fall, not by the power of foreign enemies, but by the weakness due to divisions.

Discussion for Matthew 12:25

  • Inspiring and enlightening. People should pay more attention to this verse, it's a warning to the body of Christ that unless we are one through Christ, we can't stand

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