Matthew 5:17
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English Standard Version
“Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.

King James Bible
Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil.

American Standard Version
Think not that I came to destroy the law or the prophets: I came not to destroy, but to fulfil.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Do not think that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets. I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill.

English Revised Version
Think not that I came to destroy the law or the prophets: I came not to destroy, but to fulfill.

Webster's Bible Translation
Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill.

Weymouth New Testament
"Do not for a moment suppose that I have come to abrogate the Law or the Prophets: I have not come to abrogate them but to give them their completion.

Matthew 5:17 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

To destroy (καταλῦσαι)

Lit., to loosen down, dissolve; Wyc., undo.

Matthew 5:17 Parallel Commentaries

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to destroy the law.

Luke 16:17 And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one pronunciation mark of the law to fail.

John 8:5 Now Moses in the law commanded us, that such should be stoned: but what say you?

Acts 6:13 And set up false witnesses, which said, This man ceases not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law:

Acts 18:13 Saying, This fellow persuades men to worship God contrary to the law.

Acts 21:28 Crying out, Men of Israel, help: This is the man, that teaches all men every where against the people, and the law, and this place...

Romans 3:31 Do we then make void the law through faith? God forbid: yes, we establish the law.

Romans 10:4 For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believes.

Galatians 3:17-24 And this I say, that the covenant, that was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after...

but.

Matthew 3:15 And Jesus answering said to him, Suffer it to be so now: for thus it becomes us to fulfill all righteousness. Then he suffered him.

Psalm 40:6-8 Sacrifice and offering you did not desire; my ears have you opened: burnt offering and sin offering have you not required...

Isaiah 42:21 The LORD is well pleased for his righteousness' sake; he will magnify the law, and make it honorable.

Romans 8:4 That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

Galatians 4:4,5 But when the fullness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law...

Colossians 2:16,17 Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holy day, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath days...

Hebrews 10:3-12 But in those sacrifices there is a remembrance again made of sins every year...

Cross References
Matthew 7:12
"So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.

Romans 3:31
Do we then overthrow the law by this faith? By no means! On the contrary, we uphold the law.

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