Matthew 18:35

So likewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto you, if ye from your hearts forgive not every one his brother their trespasses.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So likewise shall my heauenly Father doe also vnto you, if yee from your hearts forgiue not euery one his brother their trespasses.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"My heavenly Father will also do the same to you, if each of you does not forgive his brother from your heart."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So shall also my heavenly Father do unto you, if ye forgive not every one his brother from your hearts.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So will my Father in heaven do to you, if you do not everyone, from your hearts, give forgiveness to his brother.
- Basic English Bible

Thus also my heavenly Father shall do to you if ye forgive not from your hearts every one his brother.
- Darby Bible

So likewise shall my heavenly Father do to you, if ye from your hearts forgive not every one his brother their trespasses.
- Webster's Bible

In the same way my Heavenly Father will deal with you, if you do not all of you forgive one another from your hearts.
- Weymouth Bible

So my heavenly Father will also do to you, if you don't each forgive your brother from your hearts for his misdeeds."
- World English Bible

So my fadir of heuene schal do to you, if ye foryyuen not euery man to his brother, of youre hertes.
- Wycliffe Bible

so also my heavenly Father will do to you, if ye may not forgive each one his brother from your hearts their trespasses.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 18:35


Mt 18:35 So likewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto you, etc. Observe Christ says, "My heavenly Father", not "your". God will not be their heavenly Father unless they emulate his spirit of mercy, and are as ready to forgive others their trespasses as he is to forgive their own. "Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy" (Mt 5:7). "As ye mete to others it shall be measured to you" (Mt 7:2). "Forgive us our trespasses even as we forgive those who trespass against us "(Mt 6:12). "Whatsoever a man soweth that shall he also reap" (Ga 6:7). If we are hard and unforgiving to our fellow-men, we can never expect our heavenly Father to overlook our own sins. It is a vital doctrine that we, by our own mind towards others, determine what shall be the mind of God towards us.

Discussion for Matthew 18

  • Arley3
    Matthew 18:15 doesn't say anything about whether you have forgiven the trespass or not, nor does it say anything about whether or not the brother has repented of the trespass. It doesn't say if thy brother has ought against you. It says, "if thy brother shall trespass against thee... ". Talk things out. Make peace with your brother. Don't look for excuses.
  • BSP
    Jesus came to save the lost ones. We are grateful for the ransom of Jesus because without this ransom we would still be lost and with no chance of survival.
  • ADAM Ulysses Shuler
    I BELIEVE IN JESUS AND GOD IS THE FIRST AND THE LAST AND AS MY SAVOIR.
  • Felix Katue
    this was so much encouraging me
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    Like the lord in verse 27, Jesus is willing to forgive all our sins so we can be blameless when we appear before Him at His Judgement Seat. We should also adopt the same posture of forgiving all those who trespass against us, countless times.
  • Wayne
    Jesus says, v. 3 except you b converted and become as little a child, you shall not enter the kingdom of Heaven. There is no merit in just acting like a child.

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