Matthew 5:28

But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But I say vnto you, That whosoeuer looketh on a woman to lust after her, hath committed adulterie with her already in his heart.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

but I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

but I say unto you, that every one that looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But I say to you that everyone whose eyes are turned on a woman with desire has had connection with her in his heart.
- Basic English Bible

But *I* say unto you, that every one who looks upon a woman to lust after her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
- Darby Bible

But I say to you, That whoever looketh on a woman to lust after her, hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.
- Webster's Bible

But I tell you that whoever looks at a woman and cherishes lustful thoughts has already in his heart become guilty with regard to her.
- Weymouth Bible

but I tell you that everyone who gazes at a woman to lust after her has committed adultery with her already in his heart.
- World English Bible

But Y seie to you, that euery man that seeth a womman for to coueite hir, hath now do letcherie bi hir in his herte.
- Wycliffe Bible

but I -- I say to you, that every one who is looking on a woman to desire her, did already commit adultery with her in his heart.
- Youngs Literal Bible

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Discussion for Matthew 5

  • Geraldine Cole
    This is what Jesus want his children to do while following the Ten Commandment but we must believe all of The word of God from the beginning to the End
  • Gboye
    This chapter of the book of Matthew is the working manual for all practicing Christian and a check list of your standing in your walk with the master. the lord help us all to remain watchful and commited in the face of the present day water down Christianity.
  • CHARLES ROY
    I BELIEVE THIS IS A VERY FIRM AND DIRECT TEACHING THAT ALL CHRISTIANS MUST OBEY.
  • Stephende
    The sermon on the mount is the essential teaching of this world. It us neither christian or jew ir muslim but universal. What shall we as humans do to merit the favor of God? This chapter should be read and understood iften as well as the other books of the bible. Their is no ither place that I know of where it is so clearly truth being spoken. Who will hear and perform these verses?
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    This is the most comprehensive chapter, a one-stop shop of dos and don'ts for Christian living. It is the charter that Christians who are saved by grace must learn to live by.
  • Peter
    I was looking for the 10 commandments but I could this instead; and I am lucky because i use to love reading this and I had not done so for long time and I had forgotten it. I think that I have already considered this as a favourite reading. From verse 3 to the end I love it. I think that the 10 commandments is cap 20 exodus, no longer needs to search BYE

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