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Matthew 7:14-16 New King James Version (NKJV)

14 [a]Because narrow is the gate and [b]difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it.

You Will Know Them by Their Fruits

15 “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves. 16 You will know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes from thornbushes or figs from thistles?

Footnotes:

  1. Matthew 7:14 NU, M How narrow . . . !
  2. Matthew 7:14 confined
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Matthew 7:14-16 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

14 For the gate is narrow and the way is constricted that leads to life, and there are few who find it.

A Tree and Its Fruit

15 “Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves. 16 You will [a]know them by their fruits. [b]Grapes are not gathered from thorn bushes, nor figs from thistles, are they?

Footnotes:

  1. Matthew 7:16 Or recognize
  2. Matthew 7:16 Lit They do not gather
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Matthew 7:14-16 Amplified Bible (AMP)

14 But small is the gate and narrow and difficult to travel is the path that leads the way to [everlasting] life, and there are few who find it.

A Tree and Its Fruit

15 “Beware of the false prophets, [teachers] who come to you dressed as sheep [appearing gentle and innocent], but inwardly are ravenous wolves. 16 By their fruit you will recognize them [that is, by their contrived doctrine and self-focus]. Do people pick grapes from thorn bushes or figs from thistles?

Amplified Bible (AMP)

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Matthew 7:14-16 New International Version (NIV)

14 But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.

True and False Prophets

15 “Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves. 16 By their fruit you will recognize them. Do people pick grapes from thornbushes, or figs from thistles?

New International Version (NIV)

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Matthew 7:14-16 King James Version (KJV)

14 Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.

15 Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

16 Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?

Matthew 24:11 New King James Version (NKJV)

11 Then many false prophets will rise up and deceive many.

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Matthew 24:11 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

11 And many false prophets will rise up and [a]mislead many people.

Footnotes:

  1. Matthew 24:11 Or deceive
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Matthew 24:11 Amplified Bible (AMP)

11 Many false prophets will appear and mislead many.

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Matthew 24:11 New International Version (NIV)

11 and many false prophets will appear and deceive many people.

New International Version (NIV)

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Matthew 24:11 King James Version (KJV)

11 And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many.

Matthew 24:24 New King James Version (NKJV)

24 For false christs and false prophets will rise and show great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect.

New King James Version (NKJV)

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Matthew 24:24 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

24 For false christs and false prophets will arise and will provide great [a]signs and wonders, so as to mislead, if possible, even the [b]elect.

Footnotes:

  1. Matthew 24:24 I.e., confirming miracles
  2. Matthew 24:24 Or chosen ones
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Matthew 24:24 Amplified Bible (AMP)

24 For false Christs and false prophets will appear and they will provide great signs and wonders, so as to deceive, if possible, even the elect (God’s chosen ones).

Amplified Bible (AMP)

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Matthew 24:24 New International Version (NIV)

24 For false messiahs and false prophets will appear and perform great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect.

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Matthew 24:24 King James Version (KJV)

24 For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.

Mark 13:22 New King James Version (NKJV)

22 For false christs and false prophets will rise and show signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the [a]elect.

Footnotes:

  1. Mark 13:22 chosen ones
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Mark 13:22 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

22 for false christs and false prophets will arise, and will provide signs and wonders, in order to mislead, if possible, the elect.

New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Mark 13:22 Amplified Bible (AMP)

22 for false Christs and false prophets will arise, and they will provide signs and wonders in order to deceive, if [such a thing were] possible, even the elect [those God has chosen for Himself].

Amplified Bible (AMP)

Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. All rights reserved.

Mark 13:22 New International Version (NIV)

22 For false messiahs and false prophets will appear and perform signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect.

New International Version (NIV)

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Mark 13:22 King James Version (KJV)

22 For false Christs and false prophets shall rise, and shall shew signs and wonders, to seduce, if it were possible, even the elect.

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