Matthew 9:14

“Then came to him the disciples of John, saying, Why do we and the Pharisees fast oft, but thy disciples fast not?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Matthew 9:14

Then came to him the disciples of Iohn, saying, Why doe we and the Pharisees fast oft, but thy disciples fast not?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the disciples of John *came to Him, asking, "Why do we and the Pharisees fast, but Your disciples do not fast?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then come to him the disciples of John, saying, Why do we and the Pharisees fast oft, but thy disciples fast not?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then the disciples of John came to him, saying, Why do we and the Pharisees frequently go without food, but your disciples do not?
- Basic English Bible

Then come to him the disciples of John, saying, Why do we and the Pharisees often fast, but thy disciples fast not?
- Darby Bible

Then came to him the disciples of John, saying, Why do we and the Pharisees fast often, but thy disciples fast not?
- Webster's Bible

At that time John's disciples came and asked Jesus, "Why do we and the Pharisees fast, but your disciples do not?"
- Weymouth Bible

Then John's disciples came to him, saying, "Why do we and the Pharisees fast often, but your disciples don't fast?"
- World English Bible

Thanne the disciplis of Joon camen to hym, and seiden, Whi we and Farisees fasten ofte, but thi disciplis fasten not?
- Wycliffe Bible

Then come to him do the disciples of John, saying, `Wherefore do we and the Pharisees fast much, and thy disciples fast not?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Matthew 9:14

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 9:14


9:14 Then - While he was at table. #Mark 2:18|; Luke 5:33.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 9:14


Mt 9:14 Disciples of John. Some who still held aloof from Christ, and really sympathized with the Pharisees (Lu 5:33). Why do we and the Pharisees fast often? The Pharisees fasted twice a week (Lu 18:12), and these disciples imitated them. They could not understand why he did not require similar austerities.

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