New International Version
For I have come to turn "'a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law--
King James Bible
For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law.
Darby Bible Translation
For I have come to set a man at variance with his father, and the daughter with her mother, and the daughter-in-law with her mother-in-law;
World English Bible
For I came to set a man at odds against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law.
Young's Literal Translation
for I came to set a man at variance against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I am come to set a man at variance - The spirit of Christ can have no union with the spirit of the world. Even a father, while unconverted, will oppose a godly child. Thus the spirit that is in those who sin against God is opposed to that spirit which is in the followers of the Most High. It is the spirits then that are in opposition, and not the persons.
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For a son dishonors his father, a daughter rises up against her mother, a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law-- a man's enemies are the members of his own household.
"Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; children will rebel against their parents and have them put to death.
They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law."
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