Matthew 11:17

 

“And saying, We have piped unto you, and ye have not danced; we have mourned unto you, and ye have not lamented.”
King James Version (KJV)


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Other Translations of Matthew 11:17

And saying, we haue piped vnto you, and ye haue not danced: wee haue mourned vnto you, and ye haue not lamented.
- King James Version (1611) - Compare to scan of original Matthew chapter 11

and say, 'We played the flute for you, and you did not dance; we sang a dirge, and you did not mourn.'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and say, We piped unto you, and ye did not dance; we wailed, and ye did not mourn.
- American Standard Version (1901)

We made music for you and you did not take part in the dance; we gave cries of sorrow and you made no signs of grief.
- Basic English Bible

say, We have piped to you, and ye have not danced: we have mourned to you, and ye have not wailed.
- Darby Bible

Who crying to their companions say: We have piped to you, and you have not danced: we have lamented, and you have not mourned.
- Douay Rheims Bible

And saying, We have piped to you, and ye have not danced; We have mourned to you, and ye have not lamented.
- Webster's Bible

`We have played the flute to you,' they say, `and you have not danced: we have sung dirges, and you have not beaten your breasts.'
- Weymouth Bible

and say, 'We played the flute for you, and you didn't dance. We mourned for you, and you didn't lament.'
- World English Bible

and seien, We han songun to you, and ye han not daunsid; we han morned to you, and ye han not weilid.
- Wycliffe Bible

and saying, We piped unto you, and ye did not dance, we lamented to you, and ye did not smite the breast.
- Youngs Literal Bible


 

David Niemiec's comment on 2010-12-19 18:56:56:

I felt very sad when I came to Gods understanding and knowledge of this scripture that helped me understand just how long suffering Gods love is.. and how some sadly seem to want to only hurt something so great, remebering that God is love, and love endures all things, hope that never ends.

 


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