Luke 16:16
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New International Version
"The Law and the Prophets were proclaimed until John. Since that time, the good news of the kingdom of God is being preached, and everyone is forcing their way into it.

New Living Translation
"Until John the Baptist, the law of Moses and the messages of the prophets were your guides. But now the Good News of the Kingdom of God is preached, and everyone is eager to get in.

English Standard Version
“The Law and the Prophets were until John; since then the good news of the kingdom of God is preached, and everyone forces his way into it.

Berean Study Bible
The Law and the Prophets were proclaimed until John. Since that time, the gospel of the kingdom of God is being preached, and everyone is forcing his way into it.

Berean Literal Bible
The Law and the prophets were until John. From that time the kingdom of God is proclaimed, and everyone forces his way into it.

New American Standard Bible
"The Law and the Prophets were proclaimed until John; since that time the gospel of the kingdom of God has been preached, and everyone is forcing his way into it.

King James Bible
The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presseth into it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"The Law and the Prophets were until John; since then, the good news of the kingdom of God has been proclaimed, and everyone is strongly urged to enter it.

International Standard Version
"The Law and the Prophets remained until John. Since then, the good news about the kingdom of God has been proclaimed, and everyone entering it is under attack.

NET Bible
"The law and the prophets were in force until John; since then, the good news of the kingdom of God has been proclaimed, and everyone is urged to enter it.

New Heart English Bible
The Law and the Prophets were until John. From that time the Good News of the Kingdom of God is preached, and everyone is forcing his way into it.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“The Law and The Prophets were until Yohannan; from then, the Kingdom of God is announced, and everyone is pushing to enter it.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Moses' Teachings and the Prophets were [in force] until the time of John. Since that time, people have been telling the Good News about the kingdom of God, and everyone is trying to force their way into it.

New American Standard 1977
“The Law and the Prophets were proclaimed until John; since then the gospel of the kingdom of God is preached, and everyone is forcing his way into it.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The law and the prophets were until John; since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and whosoever will presses into it.

King James 2000 Bible
The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presses into it.

American King James Version
The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presses into it.

American Standard Version
The law and the prophets were until John: from that time the gospel of the kingdom of God is preached, and every man entereth violently into it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The law and the prophets were until John; from that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every one useth violence towards it.

Darby Bible Translation
The law and the prophets [were] until John: from that time the glad tidings of the kingdom of God are announced, and every one forces his way into it.

English Revised Version
The law and the prophets were until John: from that time the gospel of the kingdom of God is preached, and every man entereth violently into it.

Webster's Bible Translation
The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presseth into it.

Weymouth New Testament
The Law and the Prophets continued until John came: from that time the Good News of the Kingdom of God has been spreading, and all classes have been forcing their way into it.

World English Bible
The law and the prophets were until John. From that time the Good News of the Kingdom of God is preached, and everyone is forcing his way into it.

Young's Literal Translation
the law and the prophets are till John; since then the reign of God is proclaimed good news, and every one doth press into it;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
16:13-18 To this parable our Lord added a solemn warning. Ye cannot serve God and the world, so divided are the two interests. When our Lord spoke thus, the covetous Pharisees treated his instructions with contempt. But he warned them, that what they contended for as the law, was a wresting of its meaning: this our Lord showed in a case respecting divorce. There are many covetous sticklers for the forms of godliness, who are the bitterest enemies to its power, and try to set others against the truth.
Study Bible
The Law and the Prophets
15So He said to them, “You are the ones who justify yourselves before men, but God knows your hearts. For what is prized among men is detestable before God. 16The Law and the Prophets were proclaimed until John. Since that time, the gospel of the kingdom of God is being preached, and everyone is forcing his way into it. 17But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for a single stroke of a pen to drop out of the Law.…
Cross References
Matthew 4:23
Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every disease and sickness among the people.

Matthew 11:12
From the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven has been subject to violence, and the violent lay claim to it.

Matthew 15:11
A man is not defiled by what enters his mouth, but by what comes out of it."
Treasury of Scripture

The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presses into it.

Law.

Luke 16:29,31 Abraham said to him, They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them…

Matthew 11:9-14 But what went you out for to see? A prophet? yes, I say to you, and …

John 1:45 Philip finds Nathanael, and said to him, We have found him, of whom …

Acts 3:18,24,25 But those things, which God before had showed by the mouth of all …

the kingdom.

Luke 9:2 And he sent them to preach the kingdom of God, and to heal the sick.

Luke 10:9,11 And heal the sick that are therein, and say to them, The kingdom …

Matthew 3:2 And saying, Repent you: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

Matthew 4:17 From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent: for the …

Matthew 10:7 And as you go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand.

Mark 1:14 Now after that John was put in prison, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching …

and every.

Luke 7:26-29 But what went you out for to see? A prophet? Yes, I say to you, and …

Matthew 21:32 For John came to you in the way of righteousness, and you believed …

Mark 1:45 But he went out, and began to publish it much, and to blaze abroad …

John 11:48 If we let him thus alone, all men will believe on him: and the Romans …

John 12:19 The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, Perceive you how you …

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