Matthew 16:6

“Then Jesus said unto them, Take heed and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then Iesus said vnto them, Take heed and beware of the leauen of the Pharises, and of the Sadduces.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And Jesus said to them, "Watch out and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Jesus said unto them, Take heed and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Jesus said to them, Take care to have nothing to do with the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees.
- Basic English Bible

And Jesus said to them, See and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees.
- Darby Bible

Then Jesus said to them, Take heed and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees.
- Webster's Bible

and when Jesus said to them, "See to it: beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees,"
- Weymouth Bible

Jesus said to them, "Take heed and beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees."
- World English Bible

And he seide to hem, Biholde ye, and be war of the soure dowy of Farisees and Saducees.
- Wycliffe Bible

and Jesus said to them, `Beware, and take heed of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 16:6


16:6 Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees - That is, of their false doctrine: this is elegantly so called; for it spreads in the soul, or the Church, as leaven does in meal. #Luke 12:1|.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 16:6


Mt 16:6 Beware of the leaven, etc. The teaching and influence which spreads like leaven. See Mt 16:12. The figure of the leaven was suggested by their need of bread. Sadducees. Mark instead of "of the Sadducees", says, "of Herod" (Mr 8:15). Herod and his followers were Sadducees.

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