Mark 2:21
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English Standard Version
No one sews a piece of unshrunk cloth on an old garment. If he does, the patch tears away from it, the new from the old, and a worse tear is made.

King James Bible
No man also seweth a piece of new cloth on an old garment: else the new piece that filled it up taketh away from the old, and the rent is made worse.

American Standard Version
No man seweth a piece of undressed cloth on an old garment: else that which should fill it up taketh from it, the new from the old, and a worse rent is made.

Douay-Rheims Bible
No man seweth a piece of raw cloth to an old garment: otherwise the new piecing taketh away from the old, and there is made a greater rent.

English Revised Version
No man seweth a piece of undressed cloth on an old garment: else that which should fill it up taketh from it, the new from the old, and a worse rent is made.

Webster's Bible Translation
No man also seweth a piece of new cloth on an old garment: else the new piece that filled it up, taketh away from the old, and the rent is made worse.

Weymouth New Testament
No one mends an old garment with a piece of unshrunk cloth. Otherwise, the patch put on would tear away from it--the new from the old--and a worse hole would be made.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Seweth (ἐπιῤῥάπτει)

A word found in Mark only. Matthew (Matthew 9:16) and Luke (Luke 5:36) use ἐπιβάλλει, throweth upon, as we speak of clapping a patch upon.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

seweth.

Psalm 103:13-15 Like as a father pities his children, so the LORD pities them that fear him...

Isaiah 57:16 For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be always wroth: for the spirit should fail before me, and the souls which I have made.

1 Corinthians 10:13 There has no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful...

new. or, raw, or, unwrought.

Matthew 9:16 No man puts a piece of new cloth to an old garment, for that which is put in to fill it up takes from the garment...

Cross References
Matthew 9:16
No one puts a piece of unshrunk cloth on an old garment, for the patch tears away from the garment, and a worse tear is made.

Mark 2:20
The days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they will fast in that day.

Mark 2:22
And no one puts new wine into old wineskins. If he does, the wine will burst the skins--and the wine is destroyed, and so are the skins. But new wine is for fresh wineskins."

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