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

  • Nicholas worrell NACM
    John 19:28 "i thirst"
  • Irene123
    It's interesting that in this whole chapter - Jesus was teaching only His disciples, and not the multitudes as He usually was in a monologue this long.
  • Irene123
    Pro. 18:24 - song, "Just to walk with Him" - "My steps had led me far away, Sometimes I wondered why, They had taken me down lonely roads, Beneath the darkened sky, But every time I lost my way, He sought me out, He took my hand and said He'd walk with me." Throughout the scriptures, God demonstrates His willingness to compensate for our lack; Ps. 23.
  • Irene123
    Jn. 16:33; Matt. 5:45; Acts 7:59; 16:23; These refer to tribulation (trials) in this life. There will be 'some' saints in Rev.13:7 who will go thru the GREAT tribulation; I haven't r'cvd. clarification on that yet. I KNOW tho' that I will not be one of them because they become saints DURING the GREAT tribulation; how? I don't know; I just take it by faith. A saint NOW will be raptured.
  • Bruce
    The darkness of this world is getting darker! You can feel the darkness, in the news and the towns and cities, in the neighborhood and the Churches are turning dark. We,who are cleansed by The Blood (Revelation1:5) are "THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD". (V:14) If they don't see The Light in us!??? WE: THE LIGHT OF THE World are the only LIGHT they will see. Stay trimmed, keep full of oil. Preach the gospel
  • MISSIONERY PASTOR TIMOTHY MUSAU
    THIS ARE THE GOOD WORKS OF CHARITY, DO YOU REMEMBER THE GOOD SAMARITAN?, THE SERMON ON THE MOUNTAIN SAYS BLESSED ARE THE MERCIFULL who delights in doing good to those in need , PEOPLE SHOULD SEE IT AND PRAISE GOD.

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