Matthew 5:35

Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool: neither by Jerusalem; for it is the city of the great King.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Nor by the earth, for it is his footstoole: neither by Hierusalem, for it is the citie of the great king.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

or by the earth, for it is the footstool of His feet, or by Jerusalem, for it is THE CITY OF THE GREAT KING.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

nor by the earth, for it is the footstool of his feet; nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Or by the earth, because it is the resting-place for his foot; or by Jerusalem, because it is the town of the great King.
- Basic English Bible

nor by the earth, because it is [the] footstool of his feet; nor by Jerusalem, because it is [the] city of the great King.
- Darby Bible

Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool: neither by Jerusalem; for it is the city of the great King,
- Webster's Bible

nor by the earth, for it is the footstool under His feet; nor by Jerusalem, for it is the City of the Great King.
- Weymouth Bible

nor by the earth, for it is the footstool of his feet; nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King.
- World English Bible

nether bi the erthe, for it is the stole of his feet; nether bi Jerusalem, for it is the citee of a greet kyng; nether thou shalt not swere bi thin heed,
- Wycliffe Bible

nor by the earth, because it is His footstool, nor by Jerusalem, because it is a city of a great king,
- Youngs Literal Bible

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Discussion for Matthew 5

  • 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.
  • Ciro
    Blessed Lord Jesus! He is the refiner and purifier, Matthew 5, of Malachi Chapter 3!
  • 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.
  • A disciple
    As Believers in Jesus Christ; we are proved by our character, in the relentless contradiction and hatred of those who oppose us. While we seek peace, mercy, and compassion, just like Jesus does; at the same time we have to understand the real reasons for people not believing, and so for hating us because we do. Pride, loving the darkness rather than the Light, and fear of one's sins being exposed.
  • 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

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