Matthew 23:4

For they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay them on men's shoulders; but they themselves will not move them with one of their fingers.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Matthew 23:4

For they binde heauie burdens, and grieuous to be borne, and lay them on mens shoulders, but they themselues will not mooue them with one of their fingers.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"They tie up heavy burdens and lay them on men's shoulders, but they themselves are unwilling to move them with {so much as} a finger.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Yea, they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay them on men's shoulders; but they themselves will not move them with their finger.
- American Standard Version (1901)

They make hard laws and put great weights on men's backs; but they themselves will not put a finger to them.
- Basic English Bible

but bind burdens heavy and hard to bear, and lay them on the shoulders of men, but will not move them with their finger.
- Darby Bible

For they bind heavy burdens, and grievous to be borne, and lay them on men's shoulders; but they themselves will not move them with one of their fingers.
- Webster's Bible

Heavy and cumbrous burdens they bind together and load men's shoulders with them, while as for themselves, not with one finger do they choose to lift them.
- Weymouth Bible

For they bind heavy burdens that are grievous to be borne, and lay them on men's shoulders; but they themselves will not lift a finger to help them.
- World English Bible

And thei bynden greuouse chargis, and that moun not be borun, and putten on schuldris of men; but with her fyngur thei wolen not moue hem.
- Wycliffe Bible

for they bind together burdens heavy and grievous to be borne, and lay upon the shoulders of men, but with their finger they will not move them.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Matthew 23:4

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 23:4


23:4 #Luke 11:46|.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 23:4


Mt 23:4 They bind heavy burdens. By the traditions they added to the laws. The law itself was a heavy yoke (Ac 15:10), but the traditions so strenuously insisted on added to this yoke. See notes on Mt 15:1-6.

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