Matthew 3:9

Matthew 3 - Greek/English/Strong’s Interlinear


King James Version

And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
New King James Version

and do not think to say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our father.’ For I say to you that God is able to raise up children to Abraham from these stones.
New American Standard Bible

and do not suppose that you can say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham for our father’; for I say to you, that God is able from those stones to raise up children to Abraham.
New International Version

And do not think you can say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our father.’ I tell you that out of these stones God can raise up children for Abraham.
The Amplified Bible

And do not presume to say to yourselves, we have Abraham for our forefather; for I tell you, God is able to raise up descendants for Abraham from these stones!
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

And do not think to be saying within yourselves, A father we have, Abraham; for I am saying to you that God is able out of these stones as source material to raise up children to Abraham.
Phillips’ Modern English

Don’t suppose that you can say to yourselves, ‘We are Abraham’s children,’ for I tell you that God could produce children of Abraham out of these stones!
Williams’ Language of the People

and do not presume to say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham for our forefather!’ for I tell you, God can raise up descendants for Abraham even out of these stones.
 
Mt. 3:8 π Mt. 3:10
Scriptures π Matthew

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Writings on the Paidion Books Site
That Reference This Scripture

  1. The Poor, the Crippled, the Blind and the Lame - Neil Girrard Only the spiritually poor, crippled, blind and lame partake of Christ’s eternal life.

  2. The Power of “Church” Deception - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Those ensnared in obvious sin are more likely to attain to liberty than those ensnared by “church” deceptions because so few recognize how unScriptural the “church” has become.

  3. A Voice in the Wilderness; Men Called Him Master - Elwyn Allen Smith In the first chapter of this excellent novelization of the gospels, John and Andrew are with the Baptizer.
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