Matthew 21:43

Therefore say I unto you, The kingdom of God shall be taken from you, and given to a nation bringing forth the fruits thereof.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Therefore say I vnto you, the kingdome of God shall be taken from you, and giuen to a nation bringing forth the fruits thereof.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Therefore I say to you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people, producing the fruit of it.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Therefore say I unto you, The kingdom of God shall be taken away from you, and shall be given to a nation bringing forth the fruits thereof.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For this reason I say to you, The kingdom of God will be taken away from you, and will be given to a nation producing the fruits of it.
- Basic English Bible

Therefore I say to you, that the kingdom of God shall be taken from you and shall be given to a nation producing the fruits of it.
- Darby Bible

Therefore I say to you, The kingdom of God shall be taken from you, and given to a nation bringing forth the fruits of it.
- Webster's Bible

That, I tell you, is the reason why the Kingdom of God will be taken away from you, and given to a nation that will exhibit the power of it.
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore I tell you, the Kingdom of God will be taken away from you, and will be given to a nation bringing forth its fruit.
- World English Bible

Therfor Y seie to you, that the kyngdom of God schal be takun fro you, and shal be youun to a folc doynge fruytis of it.
- Wycliffe Bible

`Because of this I say to you, that the reign of God shall be taken from you, and given to a nation bringing forth its fruit;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 21:43


21:43 Therefore - Because ye reject this corner stone. The kingdom of God - That is, the Gospel.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 21:43


Mt 21:43 Given to a nation bringing forth the fruits. The kingdom was taken from the Jews and given to the "chosen nation"; not any particular nation, but those chosen out of the nations to be a "peculiar people" (1Pe 2:9).

Discussion for Matthew 21:43

  • The law of math will disappear from the consciousness of those who willfully fail to use it productively, and will be revealed to those who are ready to use it to advance mankind.

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