Matthew 5:20
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
3004 [e]λέγω
legō
I sayV-PIA-1S
1063 [e]γὰρ
gar
forConj
4771 [e]ὑμῖν
hymin
to you,PPro-D2P
3754 [e]ὅτι
hoti
thatConj
1437 [e]ἐὰν
ean
ifConj
3361 [e]μὴ
notAdv
4052 [e]περισσεύσῃ
perisseusē
shall aboundV-ASA-3S
4771 [e]ὑμῶν
hymōn
yourPPro-G2P
3588 [e]
- Art-NFS
1343 [e]δικαιοσύνη
dikaiosynē
righteousnessN-NFS
4119 [e]πλεῖον
pleion
above [that]Adj-ANS-C
3588 [e]τῶν
tōn
of theArt-GMP
1122 [e]γραμματέων
grammateōn
scribesN-GMP
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
5330 [e]Φαρισαίων,
Pharisaiōn
Pharisees,N-GMP
3756 [e]οὐ
ou
noAdv
3361 [e]μὴ
notAdv
1525 [e]εἰσέλθητε
eiselthēte
shall you enterV-ASA-2P
1519 [e]εἰς
eis
intoPrep
3588 [e]τὴν
tēn
theArt-AFS
932 [e]βασιλείαν
basileian
kingdomN-AFS
3588 [e]τῶν
tōn
of theArt-GMP
3772 [e]οὐρανῶν.
ouranōn
heavens.N-GMP









Greek Texts
ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΤΘΑΙΟΝ 5:20 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
λέγω γὰρ ὑμῖν ὅτι ἐὰν μὴ περισσεύσῃ ὑμῶν ἡ δικαιοσύνη πλεῖον τῶν γραμματέων καὶ Φαρισαίων, οὐ μὴ εἰσέλθητε εἰς τὴν βασιλείαν τῶν οὐρανῶν.

ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΤΘΑΙΟΝ 5:20 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
λέγω γὰρ ὑμῖν ὅτι ἐὰν μὴ περισσεύσῃ ὑμῶν ἡ δικαιοσύνη πλεῖον τῶν γραμματέων καὶ Φαρισαίων, οὐ μὴ εἰσέλθητε εἰς τὴν βασιλείαν τῶν οὐρανῶν.

ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΤΘΑΙΟΝ 5:20 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
λέγω γὰρ ὑμῖν ὅτι ἐὰν μὴ περισσεύσῃ ὑμῶν ἡ δικαιοσύνη πλεῖον τῶν γραμματέων καὶ Φαρισαίων, οὐ μὴ εἰσέλθητε εἰς τὴν βασιλείαν τῶν οὐρανῶν.

ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΤΘΑΙΟΝ 5:20 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Λέγω γὰρ ὑμῖν ὅτι ἐὰν μὴ περισσεύσῃ ἡ δικαιοσύνη ὑμῶν πλεῖον τῶν γραμματέων καὶ Φαρισαίων, οὐ μὴ εἰσέλθητε εἰς τὴν βασιλείαν τῶν οὐρανῶν.

ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΤΘΑΙΟΝ 5:20 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
λέγω γὰρ ὑμῖν ὅτι ἐὰν μὴ περισσεύσῃ ἡ δικαιοσύνη ὑμῶν πλεῖον τῶν γραμματέων καὶ Φαρισαίων, οὐ μὴ εἰσέλθητε εἰς τὴν βασιλείαν τῶν οὐρανῶν.

ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΤΘΑΙΟΝ 5:20 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
λέγω γὰρ ὑμῖν ὅτι ἐὰν μὴ περισσεύσῃ ὑμῶν ἡ δικαιοσύνη πλεῖον τῶν γραμματέων καὶ Φαρισαίων, οὐ μὴ εἰσέλθητε εἰς τὴν βασιλείαν τῶν οὐρανῶν.

ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΤΘΑΙΟΝ 5:20 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
λέγω γὰρ ὑμῖν ὅτι ἐὰν μὴ περισσεύσῃ ἡ δικαιοσύνη ὑμῶν πλεῖον τῶν γραμματέων καὶ Φαρισαίων, οὐ μὴ εἰσέλθητε εἰς τὴν βασιλείαν τῶν οὐρανῶν.

ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΤΘΑΙΟΝ 5:20 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
λέγω γὰρ ὑμῖν ὅτι ἐὰν μὴ περισσεύσῃ ἡ δικαιοσύνη ὑμῶν πλεῖον τῶν γραμματέων καὶ Φαρισαίων οὐ μὴ εἰσέλθητε εἰς τὴν βασιλείαν τῶν οὐρανῶν

Matthew 5:20 Hebrew Bible
כי אני אמר לכם אם לא תרבה צדקתכם מצדקת הסופרים והפרושים לא תבאו אל מלכות השמים׃

Matthew 5:20 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܐܡܪ ܐܢܐ ܠܟܘܢ ܓܝܪ ܕܐܠܐ ܬܐܬܪ ܟܐܢܘܬܟܘܢ ܝܬܝܪ ܡܢ ܕܤܦܪܐ ܘܦܪܝܫܐ ܠܐ ܬܥܠܘܢ ܠܡܠܟܘܬܐ ܕܫܡܝܐ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"For I say to you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven.

King James Bible
For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For I tell you, unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.
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