Matthew 26:11

For ye have the poor always with you; but me ye have not always.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For ye haue the poore alwayes with you, but me ye haue not alwayes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For you always have the poor with you; but you do not always have Me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For ye have the poor always with you; but me ye have not always.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the poor you have ever with you, but me you have not for ever.
- Basic English Bible

For ye have the poor always with you, but me ye have not always.
- Darby Bible

For ye have the poor always with you; but me ye have not always.
- Webster's Bible

The poor you always have with you, but me you have not always.
- Weymouth Bible

For you always have the poor with you; but you don't always have me.
- World English Bible

For ye schulen euere haue pore men with you, but ye schulen not algatis haue me.
- Wycliffe Bible

for the poor always ye have with you, and me ye have not always;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 26:11


26:11 Ye have the poor always with you - Such is the wise and gracious providence of God, that we may have always opportunities of relieving their wants, and so laying up for ourselves treasures in heaven.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 26:11


Mt 26:11 Ye have the poor always. Always opportunities to do good to them, but what was done for Christ in the flesh must be done at once.

Discussion for Matthew 26:11

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