Matthew 10:26
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New International Version
"So do not be afraid of them, for there is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be made known.

New Living Translation
"But don't be afraid of those who threaten you. For the time is coming when everything that is covered will be revealed, and all that is secret will be made known to all.

English Standard Version
“So have no fear of them, for nothing is covered that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known.

Berean Study Bible
So do not be afraid of them. For nothing is concealed that will not be uncovered, or hidden that will not be made known.

Berean Literal Bible
Therefore you should not fear them! For nothing is concealed that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known.

New American Standard Bible
"Therefore do not fear them, for there is nothing concealed that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known.

King James Bible
Fear them not therefore: for there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; and hid, that shall not be known.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"Therefore, don't be afraid of them, since there is nothing covered that won't be uncovered and nothing hidden that won't be made known.

International Standard Version
"So never be afraid of them, because there is nothing hidden that will not be revealed, and nothing secret that will not be made known.

NET Bible
"Do not be afraid of them, for nothing is hidden that will not be revealed, and nothing is secret that will not be made known.

New Heart English Bible
Therefore do not be afraid of them, for there is nothing covered that will not be revealed; and hidden that will not be known.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Therefore you shall not be afraid of them, for there is nothing covered that will not be revealed, and hidden, that will not be known.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So don't be afraid of them. Nothing has been covered that will not be exposed. Whatever is secret will be made known.

New American Standard 1977
“Therefore do not fear them, for there is nothing covered that will not be revealed, and hidden that will not be known.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Fear them not therefore, for there is nothing covered that shall not be revealed, nor hid that shall not be known.

King James 2000 Bible
Fear them not therefore: for there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; and hid, that shall not be known.

American King James Version
Fear them not therefore: for there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; and hid, that shall not be known.

American Standard Version
Fear them not therefore: for there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; and hid, that shall not be known.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore fear them not. For nothing is covered that shall not be revealed: nor hid, that shall not be known.

Darby Bible Translation
Fear them not therefore; for there is nothing covered which shall not be revealed, and secret which shall not be known.

English Revised Version
Fear them not therefore: for there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; and hid, that shall not be known.

Webster's Bible Translation
Fear them not therefore: for there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; and hid, that shall not be known.

Weymouth New Testament
Fear them not, however; there is nothing veiled which will not be uncovered, nor secret which will not become known.

World English Bible
Therefore don't be afraid of them, for there is nothing covered that will not be revealed; and hidden that will not be known.

Young's Literal Translation
'Ye may not, therefore, fear them, for there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed, and hid, that shall not be known;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
10:16-42 Our Lord warned his disciples to prepare for persecution. They were to avoid all things which gave advantage to their enemies, all meddling with worldly or political concerns, all appearance of evil or selfishness, and all underhand measures. Christ foretold troubles, not only that the troubles might not be a surprise, but that they might confirm their faith. He tells them what they should suffer, and from whom. Thus Christ has dealt fairly and faithfully with us, in telling us the worst we can meet with in his service; and he would have us deal so with ourselves, in sitting down and counting the cost. Persecutors are worse than beasts, in that they prey upon those of their own kind. The strongest bonds of love and duty, have often been broken through from enmity against Christ. Sufferings from friends and relations are very grievous; nothing cuts more. It appears plainly, that all who will live godly in Christ Jesus must suffer persecution; and we must expect to enter into the kingdom of God through many tribulations. With these predictions of trouble, are counsels and comforts for a time of trial. The disciples of Christ are hated and persecuted as serpents, and their ruin is sought, and they need the serpent's wisdom. Be ye harmless as doves. Not only, do nobody any hurt, but bear nobody any ill-will. Prudent care there must be, but not an anxious, perplexing thought; let this care be cast upon God. The disciples of Christ must think more how to do well, than how to speak well. In case of great peril, the disciples of Christ may go out of the way of danger, though they must not go out of the way of duty. No sinful, unlawful means may be used to escape; for then it is not a door of God's opening. The fear of man brings a snare, a perplexing snare, that disturbs our peace; an entangling snare, by which we are drawn into sin; and, therefore, it must be striven and prayed against. Tribulation, distress, and persecution cannot take away God's love to them, or theirs to him. Fear Him, who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell. They must deliver their message publicly, for all are deeply concerned in the doctrine of the gospel. The whole counsel of God must be made known, Ac 20:27. Christ shows them why they should be of good cheer. Their sufferings witnessed against those who oppose his gospel. When God calls us to speak for him, we may depend on him to teach us what to say. A believing prospect of the end of our troubles, will be of great use to support us under them. They may be borne to the end, because the sufferers shall be borne up under them. The strength shall be according to the day. And it is great encouragement to those who are doing Christ's work, that it is a work which shall certainly be done. See how the care of Providence extends to all creatures, even to the sparrows. This should silence all the fears of God's people; Ye are of more value than many sparrows. And the very hairs of your head are all numbered. This denotes the account God takes and keeps of his people. It is our duty, not only to believe in Christ, but to profess that faith, in suffering for him, when we are called to it, as well as in serving him. That denial of Christ only is here meant which is persisted in, and that confession only can have the blessed recompence here promised, which is the real and constant language of faith and love. Religion is worth every thing; all who believe the truth of it, will come up to the price, and make every thing else yield to it. Christ will lead us through sufferings, to glory with him. Those are best prepared for the life to come, that sit most loose to this present life. Though the kindness done to Christ's disciples be ever so small, yet if there be occasion for it, and ability to do no more, it shall be accepted. Christ does not say that they deserve a reward; for we cannot merit any thing from the hand of God; but they shall receive a reward from the free gift of God. Let us boldly confess Christ, and show love to him in all things.
Study Bible
Fear God Alone
25It is enough for a disciple to be like his teacher, and a servant like his master. If the head of the house has been called Beelzebul, how much more the members of his household! 26So do not be afraid of them. For nothing is concealed that will not be uncovered, or hidden that will not be made known. 27What I tell you in the dark, speak in the light; what is whispered in your ear, proclaim from the housetops.…
Cross References
Proverbs 10:9
He who walks in integrity walks securely, But he who perverts his ways will be found out.

Ecclesiastes 12:14
For God will bring every act to judgment, everything which is hidden, whether it is good or evil.

Mark 4:22
For everything hidden is meant to be revealed, and everything concealed is meant to be brought to light.

Luke 8:17
For there is nothing hidden that will not be revealed, and nothing concealed that will not be known and illuminated.

Luke 12:2
There is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that not will be made known.

1 Corinthians 4:5
Therefore judge nothing before the proper time; wait until the Lord comes. He will bring to light what is hidden in darkness and will expose the motives of men's hearts. At that time each will receive his praise from God.
Treasury of Scripture

Fear them not therefore: for there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; and hid, that shall not be known.

Fear.

Matthew 10:28 And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul…

Proverbs 28:1 The wicked flee when no man pursues: but the righteous are bold as a lion.

Proverbs 29:25 The fear of man brings a snare: but whoever puts his trust in the …

Isaiah 41:10,14 Fear you not; for I am with you: be not dismayed; for I am your God: …

Isaiah 43:1,2 But now thus said the LORD that created you, O Jacob, and he that …

Isaiah 51:7,8,12,13 Listen to me, you that know righteousness, the people in whose heart …

Jeremiah 1:8,17,18 Be not afraid of their faces: for I am with you to deliver you, said the LORD…

Ezekiel 2:6 And you, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of …

Acts 4:13,19 Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that …

1 Peter 3:14 But and if you suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are you: and …

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Mark 4:22 For there is nothing hid, which shall not be manifested; neither …

Luke 8:17 For nothing is secret, that shall not be made manifest; neither any …

Luke 12:2,3 For there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; neither …

Luke 24:47 And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his …

Acts 1:8 But you shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come on …

1 Corinthians 4:5 Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who …

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