Matthew 7:14
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English Standard Version
For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few.

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

American Standard Version
For narrow is the gate, and straitened the way, that leadeth unto life, and few are they that find it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
How narrow is the gate, and strait is the way that leadeth to life: and few there are that find it!

English Revised Version
For narrow is the gate, and straitened the way, that leadeth unto life, and few be they that find it.

Webster's Bible Translation
Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth to life, and few there are that find it.

Weymouth New Testament
because narrow is the gate and contracted the road which leads to Life, and few are those who find it.

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because. or, How. narrow.

Matthew 16:24,25 Then said Jesus to his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me...

Proverbs 4:26,27 Ponder the path of your feet, and let all your ways be established...

Proverbs 8:20 I lead in the way of righteousness, in the middle of the paths of judgment:

Isaiah 30:21 And your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, This is the way, walk you in it, when you turn to the right hand...

Isaiah 35:8 And an highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it...

Isaiah 57:14 And shall say, Cast you up, cast you up, prepare the way, take up the stumbling block out of the way of my people.

Jeremiah 6:16 Thus said the LORD, Stand you in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein...

Mark 8:34 And when he had called the people to him with his disciples also, he said to them, Whoever will come after me, let him deny himself...

John 15:18-20 If the world hate you, you know that it hated me before it hated you...

John 16:2,33 They shall put you out of the synagogues: yes, the time comes, that whoever kills you will think that he does God service...

Acts 14:22 Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith...

1 Thessalonians 3:2-5 And sent Timotheus, our brother, and minister of God, and our fellow laborer in the gospel of Christ, to establish you...

and few.

Matthew 20:16 So the last shall be first, and the first last: for many be called, but few chosen.

Matthew 22:14 For many are called, but few are chosen.

Matthew 25:1-12 Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened to ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom...

Luke 12:32 Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.

Luke 13:23-30 Then said one to him, Lord, are there few that be saved? And he said to them...

Romans 9:27-29,32 Esaias also cries concerning Israel, Though the number of the children of Israel be as the sand of the sea, a remnant shall be saved...

Romans 11:5,6 Even so then at this present time also there is a remnant according to the election of grace...

Romans 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be you transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good...

Ephesians 2:2,3 Wherein in time past you walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air...

1 Peter 3:20,21 Which sometime were disobedient, when once the long-suffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing...

Cross References
Psalm 16:11
You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.

Isaiah 35:8
And a highway shall be there, and it shall be called the Way of Holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it. It shall belong to those who walk on the way; even if they are fools, they shall not go astray.

Matthew 7:13
"Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many.

Matthew 7:15
"Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves.

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