Matthew 23:9
Good News Translation
And you must not call anyone here on earth 'Father,' because you have only the one Father in heaven.

Contemporary English Version
Don't call anyone on earth your father. All of you have the same Father in heaven.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And call none your father upon earth; for one is your father, who is in heaven.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And call none your father upon earth; for one is your father, who is in heaven.

call.

2 Kings 2:12 And Eliseus saw him, and cried: My father, my father, the chariot of Israel, and the driver thereof. And he saw him no more: and he took hold of his own garments, and rent them in two pieces.

2 Kings 6:21 And the king of Israel said to Eliseus, when he saw them: My father, shall I kill them?

2 Kings 13:14 Now Eliseus was sick of the illness whereof he died: and Joas, king of Israel, went down to him, and wept before him, and said: O my father, my father, the chariot of Israel, and the guider thereof.

Job 32:21,22 I will not accept the person of man, and I will not level God with man. . . .

Acts 22:1 Men, brethren and fathers, hear ye the account which I now give unto you.

1 Corinthians 4:15 For if you have ten thousand instructors in Christ, yet not many fathers. For in Christ Jesus, by the gospel, I have begotten you.

1 Timothy 5:1,2 An ancient man rebuke not, but entreat him as a father: young men, as brethren: . . .

Hebrews 12:9 Moreover, we have had fathers of our flesh for instructors, and we reverenced them. Shall we not much more obey the Father of spirits and live?

for.

Matthew 6:8,9,32 Be not you therefore like to them for your Father knoweth what is needful for you, before you ask him. . . .

Malachi 1:6 The son honoureth the father, and the servant his master: if then I be a father, where is my honour? and if I be a master, where is my fear: saith the Lord of hosts.

Romans 8:14-17 For whosoever are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. . . .

2 Corinthians 6:18 And I will receive you. And will be a Father to you: and you shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.

1 John 3:1 Behold what manner of charity the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called and should be the sons of God. Therefore the world knoweth not us, because it knew not him.

Context
Woes to Scribes and Pharisees
8But be not you called Rabbi. For one is your master: and all you are brethren. 9And call none your father upon earth; for one is your father, who is in heaven. 10Neither be ye called masters: for one is your master, Christ.…
Cross References
Matthew 6:9
Thus therefore shall you pray: Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.

Matthew 7:11
If you then being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children: how much more will your Father who is in heaven, give good things to them that ask him?

Matthew 23:10
Neither be ye called masters: for one is your master, Christ.

Additional Translations
And do not call anyone on earth your father, for you have one Father, who is in heaven.

And call no one your father on the earth; for One is your Father, who is in heaven.

And call no man your father on the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven.

And call no man your father on the earth: for one is your Father, even he who is in heaven.

And call not [any one] your father upon the earth; for one is your Father, he who is in the heavens.

And call no man your father on the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven.

And call no man your father upon the earth: for one is your Father who is in heaven.

And call no one on earth your Father, for One alone is your Father--the Heavenly Father.

Call no man on the earth your father, for one is your Father, he who is in heaven.

and ye may not call any your father on the earth, for one is your Father, who is in the heavens,
Jump to Previous
Alone Earth Heaven Heavenly Heavens
Jump to Next
Alone Earth Heaven Heavenly Heavens
Links
Matthew 23:9 NIV
Matthew 23:9 NLT
Matthew 23:9 ESV
Matthew 23:9 NASB
Matthew 23:9 KJV

Matthew 23:9 Bible Apps
Matthew 23:9 Biblia Paralela
Matthew 23:9 Chinese Bible
Matthew 23:9 French Bible
Matthew 23:9 German Bible

Alphabetical: And anyone call do earth father for have he heaven in is not on one who you your

NT Gospels: Matthew 23:9 Call no man on the earth your (Matt. Mat Mt) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools

Matthew 23:8
Top of Page
Top of Page