New International Version
"The Law and the Prophets were proclaimed until John. Since that time, the good news of the kingdom of God is being preached, and everyone is forcing their 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.
Darby Bible Translation
The law and the prophets [were] until John: from that time the glad tidings of the kingdom of God are announced, and every one forces his way into it.
World English Bible
The law and the prophets were until John. From that time the Good News of the Kingdom of God is preached, and everyone is forcing his way into it.
Young's Literal Translation
the law and the prophets are till John; since then the reign of God is proclaimed good news, and every one doth press into it;
Luke 16:16 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The law and the prophets were until John - The law and the prophets continued to be the sole teachers till John came, who first began to proclaim the glad tidings of the kingdom of God: and now, he who wishes to be made a partaker of the blessings of that kingdom must rush speedily into it; as there will be but a short time before an utter destruction shall fall upon this ungodly race. They who wish to be saved must imitate those who take a city by storm - rush into it, without delay, as the Romans are about to do into Jerusalem. See also on Matthew 11:12 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Unjust Steward
Eversley, 1866. NINTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY. Luke xvi. 8. "And the Lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely." None of our Lord's parables has been as difficult to explain as this one. Learned and pious men have confessed freely, in all ages, that there is much in the parable which they cannot understand; and I am bound to confess the same. The puzzle is, plainly, why our Lord should SEEM to bid us to copy the conduct of a bad man and a cheat. For this is the usual interpretation. …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
February 7. "Faithful in that which is Least" (Luke xvi. 10).
The Good Steward
The Rich Man and Lazarus
Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and healing every disease and sickness among the people.
From the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven has been subjected to violence, and violent people have been raiding it.
What goes into someone's mouth does not defile them, but what comes out of their mouth, that is what defiles them."
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