Mark 2:21
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New International Version
"No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment. Otherwise, the new piece will pull away from the old, making the tear worse.

New Living Translation
"Besides, who would patch old clothing with new cloth? For the new patch would shrink and rip away from the old cloth, leaving an even bigger tear than before.

English Standard Version
No one sews a piece of unshrunk cloth on an old garment. If he does, the patch tears away from it, the new from the old, and a worse tear is made.

Berean Study Bible
No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment. If he does, the new piece will pull away from the old, and a worse tear will result.

Berean Literal Bible
No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on old clothing. Otherwise the patch tears away from it, the new from the old, and a worse tear takes place.

New American Standard Bible
"No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment; otherwise the patch pulls away from it, the new from the old, and a worse tear results.

King James Bible
No man also seweth a piece of new cloth on an old garment: else the new piece that filled it up taketh away from the old, and the rent is made worse.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment. Otherwise, the new patch pulls away from the old cloth, and a worse tear is made.

International Standard Version
"No one patches an old garment with a piece of unshrunk cloth. If he does, the patch pulls away from it—the new from the old—and a worse tear is made.

NET Bible
No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment; otherwise, the patch pulls away from it, the new from the old, and the tear becomes worse.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“No man places a new strip of cloth and sews it on an old garment lest the fullness of that new cloth takes from the old, and it rips more.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"No one patches an old coat with a new piece of cloth that will shrink. Otherwise, the new patch will shrink and rip away some of the old cloth, and the tear will become worse.

New American Standard 1977
“No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment; otherwise the patch pulls away from it, the new from the old, and a worse tear results.

Jubilee Bible 2000
No one mends an old garment with a new piece of cloth, or else the new piece that filled it up tears away from the old, and the rent is made worse.

King James 2000 Bible
No man also sews a piece of new cloth on an old garment: else the new piece that filled it up tears away from the old, and the tear is made worse.

American King James Version
No man also sews a piece of new cloth on an old garment: else the new piece that filled it up takes away from the old, and the rent is made worse.

American Standard Version
No man seweth a piece of undressed cloth on an old garment: else that which should fill it up taketh from it, the new from the old, and a worse rent is made.

Douay-Rheims Bible
No man seweth a piece of raw cloth to an old garment: otherwise the new piecing taketh away from the old, and there is made a greater rent.

Darby Bible Translation
No one sews a patch of new cloth on an old garment: otherwise its new filling-up takes from the old [stuff], and there is a worse rent.

English Revised Version
No man seweth a piece of undressed cloth on an old garment: else that which should fill it up taketh from it, the new from the old, and a worse rent is made.

Webster's Bible Translation
No man also seweth a piece of new cloth on an old garment: else the new piece that filled it up, taketh away from the old, and the rent is made worse.

Weymouth New Testament
No one mends an old garment with a piece of unshrunk cloth. Otherwise, the patch put on would tear away from it--the new from the old--and a worse hole would be made.

World English Bible
No one sews a piece of unshrunk cloth on an old garment, or else the patch shrinks and the new tears away from the old, and a worse hole is made.

Young's Literal Translation
'And no one a patch of undressed cloth doth sew on an old garment, and if not -- the new filling it up doth take from the old and the rent doth become worse;
Study Bible
The Patches and the Wineskins
20But the time will come when the bridegroom will be taken away from them; then they will fast. 21No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment. If he does, the new piece will pull away from the old, and a worse tear will result. 22And no one pours new wine into old wineskins. If he does, the wine will burst the skins, and both the wine and the wineskins will be ruined. Instead, new wine is poured into new wineskins.”…
Word Study

No one, none, nothing.

To sew (on). From epi and the base of rhaphis; to stitch upon, i.e. Fasten with the needle.

A patch on a garment. From epiballo; a patch.

Unshrunken, new. Properly, unfulled, i.e. new.

A piece of cloth, a remnant torn off. From rhegnumi; a "rag, " i.e. Piece of cloth.

On, to, against, on the basis of, at.

Old, ancient, not new or recent. From palai; antique, i.e. Not recent, worn out.

A long flowing outer garment, tunic. Neuter of a presumed derivative of ennumi; a dress.

Otherwise
ei (Conj)
If. A primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.

The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

From pleroo; repletion or completion, i.e. what fills, or what is filled.

To raise, lift up, take away, remove.

From, away from. A primary particle; "off, " i.e. Away, in various senses.

He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Fresh, new, unused, novel. Of uncertain affinity; new

The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Old, ancient, not new or recent. From palai; antique, i.e. Not recent, worn out.

And, even, also, namely.

Worse, more severe. Irregular comparative of kakos; from an obsolete equivalent cheres; more evil or aggravated.

A rent, as in a garment; a division, dissention. From schizo; a split or gap, literally or figuratively.

A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
2:18-22 Strict professors are apt to blame all that do not fully come up to their own views. Christ did not escape slanders; we should be willing to bear them, as well as careful not to deserve them; but should attend to every part of our duty in its proper order and season.
Cross References
Matthew 9:16
No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment. For the patch will pull away from the garment, and a worse tear will result.

Mark 2:20
But the time will come when the bridegroom will be taken away from them; then they will fast.

Mark 2:22
And no one pours new wine into old wineskins. If he does, the wine will burst the skins, and both the wine and the wineskins will be ruined. Instead, new wine is poured into new wineskins."
Treasury of Scripture

No man also sews a piece of new cloth on an old garment: else the new piece that filled it up takes away from the old, and the rent is made worse.

seweth.

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1 Corinthians 10:13 There has no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but …

new. or, raw, or, unwrought.

Matthew 9:16 No man puts a piece of new cloth to an old garment, for that which …

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