Matthew 7:15
Good News Translation
"Be on your guard against false prophets; they come to you looking like sheep on the outside, but on the inside they are really like wild wolves.

Contemporary English Version
Watch out for false prophets! They dress up like sheep, but inside they are wolves who have come to attack you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Beware of false prophets, who come to you in the clothing of sheep, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

New American Bible
“Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but underneath are ravenous wolves.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Beware of false prophets, who come to you in the clothing of sheep, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

Beware.

Matthew 10:17 But beware of men. For they will deliver you up in councils, and they will scourge you in their synagogues.

Matthew 16:6,11 Who said to them: Take heed and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees. . . .

Mark 12:38 And he said to them in his doctrine: Beware of the scribes, who love to walk in long robes and to be saluted in the marketplace,

Luke 12:15 And he said to them: Take heed and beware of all covetousness: for a man's life doth not consist in the abundance of things which he possesseth.

Acts 13:40 Beware, therefore, lest that come upon you which is spoken in the prophets:

Philippians 3:2 Beware of dogs: beware of evil workers: beware of the concision.

Colossians 2:8 Beware lest any man cheat you by philosophy and vain deceit: according to the tradition of men according to the elements of the world and not according to Christ.

2 Peter 3:17 You therefore, brethren, knowing these things before, take heed, lest being led aside by the error of the unwise, you fall from your own steadfastness.

false.

Matthew 24:4,5,11,24,25 And Jesus answering, said to them: Take heed that no man seduce you. . . .

Deuteronomy 13:1-3 If there rise in the midst of thee a prophet or one that saith he hath dreamed a dream, and he foretell a sign and a wonder, . . .

Isaiah 9:15,16 The aged and honourable, he is the head: and the prophet that teacheth lies, he is the tail. . . .

Jeremiah 14:14-16 And the Lord said to me: The prophets prophesy falsely in my name: I sent them not, neither have I commanded them, nor have I spoken to them: they prophesy unto you a lying vision, and divination and deceit, and the seduction of their own heart. . . .

Jeremiah 23:13-16 And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria: they prophesied in Baal and deceived my people Israel. . . .

Jeremiah 28:15-17 And Jeremiah the prophet said to Hananias the prophet: Hear now, Hananias: the Lord hath not sent thee, and thou hast made this people to trust in a lie. . . .

Jeremiah 29:21,32 Thus saith the Lord of hosts the God of Israel, to Achab the son of Colias, and to Sedecias the son of Maasias, who prophesy unto you in my name falsely: Behold I will deliver them up into the hands of Nabuchodonosor the king of Babylon: and he shall kill them before your eyes. . . .

Ezekiel 13:16,22 Even the prophets of Israel that prophesy to Jerusalem, and that see visions of peace for her: and there is no peace, saith the Lord God. . . .

Micah 3:5-7,11 Then shall they cry to the Lord, and he will not hear them: and he will hide his face from them at that time, as they have behaved wickedly in their devices. . . .

Mark 13:22,23 For there will rise up false Christs and false prophets: and they shall shew signs and wonders, to seduce (if it were possible) even the elect. . . .

2 Peter 2:1-3 But there were also false prophets among the people, even as there shall be among you lying teachers who shall bring in sects of perdition and deny the Lord who bought them: bringing upon themselves swift destruction. . . .

1 John 4:1 Dearly beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits if they be of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

Revelation 19:20 And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet who wrought signs before him, wherewith he seduced them who received the character of the beast and who adored his image. These two were cast alive into the pool of fire burning with brimstone.

which.

Zechariah 13:4 And it shall come to pass in that day, that the prophets shall be confounded, every one by his own vision, when he shall prophesy, neither shall they be clad with a garment of sackcloth, to deceive:

Mark 12:38-40 And he said to them in his doctrine: Beware of the scribes, who love to walk in long robes and to be saluted in the marketplace, . . .

Romans 16:17,18 Now I beseech you, brethren, to mark them who make dissensions and offences contrary to the doctrine which you have learned and avoid them. . . .

2 Corinthians 11:13-15 For such false apostles are deceitful workmen, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ. . . .

Galatians 2:4 But because of false brethren unawares brought in, who came in privately to spy our liberty which we have in Christ Jesus, that they might bring us into servitude.

Ephesians 4:14 That henceforth we be no more children tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the wickedness of men, by cunning craftiness by which they lie in wait to deceive.

Ephesians 5:6 Let no man deceive you with vain words. For because of these things cometh the anger of God upon the children of unbelief.

Colossians 2:8 Beware lest any man cheat you by philosophy and vain deceit: according to the tradition of men according to the elements of the world and not according to Christ.

1 Timothy 4:1-3 Now the Spirit manifestly saith that in the last times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to spirits of error and doctrines of devils, . . .

2 Timothy 3:5-9,13 Having an appearance indeed of godliness but denying the power thereof. Now these avoid. . . .

2 Timothy 4:3 For there shall be a time when they will not endure sound doctrine but, according to their own desires, they will heap to themselves teachers having itching ears:

2 Peter 2:1-3,18,19 But there were also false prophets among the people, even as there shall be among you lying teachers who shall bring in sects of perdition and deny the Lord who bought them: bringing upon themselves swift destruction. . . .

Jude 1:4 For certain men are secretly entered in (who were written of long ago unto this judgment), ungodly men, turning the grace of our Lord God into riotousness and denying the only sovereign Ruler and our Lord Jesus Christ.

Revelation 13:11-17 And I saw another beast coming up out of the earth: and he had two horns, like a lamb: and he spoke as a dragon. . . .

are.

Isaiah 56:10,11 His watchmen are all blind, they are all ignorant: dumb dogs not able to bark, seeing vain things, sleeping and loving dreams. . . .

Ezekiel 22:25 There is a conspiracy of prophets in the midst thereof: like a lion that roareth and catcheth the prey, they have devoured souls, they have taken riches and hire, they have made many widows in the midst thereof.

Micah 3:5 Then shall they cry to the Lord, and he will not hear them: and he will hide his face from them at that time, as they have behaved wickedly in their devices.

Zephaniah 3:3,4 Her princes are in the midst of her as roaring lions: her judges are evening wolves, they left nothing for the morning. . . .

Acts 20:29-31 I know that after my departure ravening wolves will enter in among you, not sparing the flock. . . .

Revelation 17:6 And I saw the woman drunk with the blood of the saints and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus. And I wondered, when I had seen her, with great admiration.

Context
A Tree and its Fruit
14How narrow is the gate, and strait is the way that leadeth to life: and few there are that find it! 15Beware of false prophets, who come to you in the clothing of sheep, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. 16By their fruits you shall know them. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?…
Cross References
1 Kings 13:18
He said to him: I also am a prophet like unto thee: and an angel spoke to me, in the word of the Lord, saying: Bring him back with thee into thy house, that he may eat bread, and drink water. He deceived him,

Jeremiah 23:16
Thus saith the Lord of hosts: Hearken not to the words of the prophets that prophesy to you, and deceive you: they speak a vision of their own heart, and not out of the mouth of the Lord.

Ezekiel 22:27
Her princes in the midst of her, are like wolves ravening the prey to shed blood, and to destroy souls, and to run after gains through covetousness.

Daniel 11:34
And when they shall have fallen, they shall be relieved with a small help: and many shall be joined to them deceitfully.

Matthew 7:14
How narrow is the gate, and strait is the way that leadeth to life: and few there are that find it!

Matthew 24:11
And many false prophets shall rise and shall seduce many.

Matthew 24:24
For there shall arise false Christs and false prophets and shall shew great signs and wonders, insomuch as to deceive (if possible) even the elect.

Mark 13:22
For there will rise up false Christs and false prophets: and they shall shew signs and wonders, to seduce (if it were possible) even the elect.

Luke 6:26
Woe to you when men shall bless you: for according to these things did their fathers to the false prophets.

John 10:12
But the hireling and he that is not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, seeth the wolf coming and leaveth the sheep and flieth: and the wolf casteth and scattereth the sheep,

Acts 13:6
And when they had gone through the whole island, as far as Paphos, they found a certain man, a magician, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name was Bar-Jesu:

Acts 20:29
I know that after my departure ravening wolves will enter in among you, not sparing the flock.

Romans 16:17
Now I beseech you, brethren, to mark them who make dissensions and offences contrary to the doctrine which you have learned and avoid them.

2 Timothy 3:5
Having an appearance indeed of godliness but denying the power thereof. Now these avoid.

2 Peter 2:1
But there were also false prophets among the people, even as there shall be among you lying teachers who shall bring in sects of perdition and deny the Lord who bought them: bringing upon themselves swift destruction.

1 John 4:1
Dearly beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits if they be of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

Revelation 16:13
And I saw from the mouth of the dragon and from the mouth of the beast and from the mouth of the false prophet, three unclean spirits like frogs.

Revelation 19:20
And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet who wrought signs before him, wherewith he seduced them who received the character of the beast and who adored his image. These two were cast alive into the pool of fire burning with brimstone.

Revelation 20:10
And the false prophet shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever.

Additional Translations
Beware of false prophets. They come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves.

Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves.

Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravening wolves.

But beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but within are ravening wolves.

Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravening wolves.

Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

"Beware of the false teachers--men who come to you in sheep's fleeces, but beneath that disguise they are ravenous wolves.

"Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravening wolves.

'But, take heed of the false prophets, who come unto you in sheep's clothing, and inwardly are ravening wolves.
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