Matthew 12:30

He that is not with me is against me; and he that gathereth not with me scattereth abroad.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He that is not with me, is against me: and hee that gathereth not with me, scattereth abroad.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"He who is not with Me is against Me; and he who does not gather with Me scatters.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that is not with me is against me, and he that gathereth not with me scattereth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Whoever is not with me is against me; and he who does not take part with me in getting people together, is driving them away.
- Basic English Bible

He that is not with me is against me, and he that gathers not with me scatters.
- Darby Bible

He that is not with me, is against me; and he that gathereth not with me, scattereth abroad.
- Webster's Bible

The man who is not with me is against me, and he who is not gathering with me is scattering abroad.
- Weymouth Bible

He who is not with me is against me, and he who doesn't gather with me, scatters.
- World English Bible

He that is not with me, is ayens me; and he that gaderith not togidere with me, scaterith abrood.
- Wycliffe Bible

`He who is not with me is against me, and he who is not gathering with me, doth scatter.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 12:30


12:30 He that is not with me is against me - For there are no neuters in this war. Every one must be either with Christ or against him; either a loyal subject or a rebel. And there are none upon earth, who neither promote nor obstruct his kingdom. For he that does not gather souls to God, scatters them from him.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 12:30


Mt 12:30 He that is not for me, etc. The two kingdoms of Satan and of Christ are opposed. No neutrality is possible. He that is not for me is against me.

Discussion for Matthew 12

  • A disciple
    BSP; Verse 38 (reply); This is an extremely important point! We see the world is bursting with wanna-be prophets, false teachers, and misguided UN-Spirit-filled expounders of the times; while the Lord said, that the only sign really given to them by God, is the one they all categorically despise and reject; which id the preaching of the cross of Christ. So for all those, all is done in parables.
  • BSP
    Verse 38~The Pharisees wanted to see a sign, but Jesus did not give them one. Jesus recognized that their motives and intentions were not pure so they did not receive a sign.
  • BSP
    Verses 48-50~Jesus showed that in the congregation we should have a loving and family-like atmosphere. We must strive to cultivate deep love for one another.
  • Nichelle Clark
    Either you are for Christ or against Christ, and those whom are against Him shall be scattered abroad. They say they believe in His word but, their hearts believed not in Him. All glory and honor much be given to God the Father, in Jesus name. Amen
  • Steve morrow
    1 CORINTHIANS 1:30 but of HIM are you in CHRIST JESUS who of GOD is made unto us wisdom and righteousness and sanctification and redemption --1:31-- that according as it is written he that glorieth let him glory in THE LORD EZEKIEL 13:3 thus saith THE LORD GOD woe unto the fooloish prophets that follow their own spirit --- and have seen nothing GALATIANS 3:3 are you so foolish having begun in the spirit are you now --- made perfect by the flesh --- JOHN 6:63 it is the spirit that quickeneth the flesh profiteth nothing the words that I speak unto you they are spirit and they are life HEBREWS 9:14 how much more shall the blood of CHRIST who through --- the eternal spirit --- offered himself without spot to GOD purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living GOD 2 PETER 3:14 wherefore brethren seeing that you look for such things be diligent that you may be found of HIM in peace without spot and blameless
  • Steve morrow
    MATTHEW 12:36 but I say unto you that every idle word that men shall speak they shall give account thereof in the day of judgement --12:37-- for by thy words thou shalt be justified and by thy words thou shalt be condemned PROVERBS 18:21 death and life are in the power of the tongue and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof