Matthew 23:21
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"And whoever swears by the temple, swears both by the temple and by Him who dwells within it.

King James Bible
And whoso shall swear by the temple, sweareth by it, and by him that dwelleth therein.

Darby Bible Translation
And he that swears by the temple swears by it and by him that dwells in it.

World English Bible
He who swears by the temple, swears by it, and by him who was living in it.

Young's Literal Translation
and he who did swear by the sanctuary, doth swear by it, and by Him who is dwelling in it;

Matthew 23:21 Parallel
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Him that dwelleth therein - That is, God. The temple was his house, his dwelling. In the first, or Solomon's temple, he dwelt between the cherubims in the most holy place. He manifested himself there by a visible symbol, in the form of a cloud resting on the mercy-seat, 1 Kings 8:10, 1 Kings 8:13; Psalm 80:1.

Matthew 23:21 Parallel Commentaries

Christianity Misunderstood by Believers.
Meaning of Christian Doctrine, Understood by a Minority, has Become Completely Incomprehensible for the Majority of Men-- Reason of this to be Found in Misinterpretation of Christianity and Mistaken Conviction of Believers and Unbelievers Alike that they Understand it--The Meaning of Christianity Obscured for Believers by the Church--The First Appearance of Christ's Teaching--Its Essence and Difference from Heathen Religions-- Christianity not Fully Comprehended at the Beginning, Became More and
Leo Tolstoy—The Kingdom of God is within you

Relation of the Pharisees to the Sadducees and Essenes, and to the Gospel of Christ
On taking a retrospective view of Pharisaism, as we have described it, there is a saying of our Lord which at first sight seems almost unaccountable. Yet it is clear and emphatic. "All therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do" (Matt 23:3). But if the early disciples were not to break at once and for ever with the Jewish community, such a direction was absolutely needful. For, though the Pharisees were only "an order," Pharisaism, like modern Ultramontanism, had not only become
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life

Subjects of Study. Home Education in Israel; Female Education. Elementary Schools, Schoolmasters, and School Arrangements.
If a faithful picture of society in ancient Greece or Rome were to be presented to view, it is not easy to believe that even they who now most oppose the Bible could wish their aims success. For this, at any rate, may be asserted, without fear of gainsaying, that no other religion than that of the Bible has proved competent to control an advanced, or even an advancing, state of civilisation. Every other bound has been successively passed and submerged by the rising tide; how deep only the student
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life

Letter Xliv Concerning the Maccabees but to whom Written is Unknown.
Concerning the Maccabees But to Whom Written is Unknown. [69] He relies to the question why the Church has decreed a festival to the Maccabees alone of all the righteous under the ancient law. 1. Fulk, Abbot of Epernay, had already written to ask me the same question as your charity has addressed to your humble servant by Brother Hescelin. I have put off replying to him, being desirous to find, if possible, some statement in the Fathers about this which was asked, which I might send to him, rather
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Cross References
1 Kings 8:13
"I have surely built You a lofty house, A place for Your dwelling forever."

Psalm 26:8
O LORD, I love the habitation of Your house And the place where Your glory dwells.

Psalm 132:14
"This is My resting place forever; Here I will dwell, for I have desired it.

Matthew 23:20
"Therefore, whoever swears by the altar, swears both by the altar and by everything on it.

Jump to Previous
Dwelleth Dwelling Dwells House Oath Sanctuary Swear Sweareth Swears Temple Therein Within
Jump to Next
Dwelleth Dwelling Dwells House Oath Sanctuary Swear Sweareth Swears Temple Therein Within
Matthew 23:21 NIV
Matthew 23:21 NLT
Matthew 23:21 ESV
Matthew 23:21 NASB
Matthew 23:21 KJV

Matthew 23:21 Bible Apps
Matthew 23:21 Biblia Paralela
Matthew 23:21 Chinese Bible
Matthew 23:21 French Bible
Matthew 23:21 German Bible

Matthew 23:21 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Matthew 23:20
Top of Page
Top of Page