Luke 16:16
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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.

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.

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.

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.

Luke 16:16 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Presseth

Rev., entereth violently. See on Matthew 11:12. Wyc., maketh violence into it. Tynd., striveth to go in.

Luke 16:16 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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 more than a prophet...

John 1:45 Philip finds Nathanael, and said to him, We have found him, of whom Moses in the law, and the prophets, did write, Jesus of Nazareth...

Acts 3:18,24,25 But those things, which God before had showed by the mouth of all his prophets, that Christ should suffer, he has so fulfilled...

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 of God is come near to you...

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 kingdom of heaven is at hand.

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 the gospel of the kingdom of God,

and every.

Luke 7:26-29 But what went you out for to see? A prophet? Yes, I say to you, and much more than a prophet...

Matthew 21:32 For John came to you in the way of righteousness, and you believed him not: but the publicans and the harlots believed him: and you...

Mark 1:45 But he went out, and began to publish it much, and to blaze abroad the matter, so that Jesus could no more openly enter into the city...

John 11:48 If we let him thus alone, all men will believe on him: and the Romans shall come and take away both our place and nation.

John 12:19 The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, Perceive you how you prevail nothing? behold, the world is gone after him.

Cross References
Matthew 4:23
And he went throughout all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom and healing every disease and every affliction among the people.

Matthew 11:12
From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven has suffered violence, and the violent take it by force.

Matthew 15:11
it is not what goes into the mouth that defiles a person, but what comes out of the mouth; this defiles a person."

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