English Standard Version
But you say, ‘If anyone tells his father or his mother, “What you would have gained from me is given to God,”
King James Bible
But ye say, Whosoever shall say to his father or his mother, It is a gift, by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by me;
American Standard Version
But ye say, whosoever shall say to his father or his mother, That wherewith thou mightest have been profited by me is given to God ;
But you say: Whosoever shall say to father or mother, The gift whatsoever proceedeth from me, shall profit thee.
English Revised Version
But ye say, Whosoever shall say to his father or his mother, That wherewith thou mightest have been profited by me is given to God;
Webster's Bible Translation
But ye say, Whoever shall say to his father or his mother, It is a gift, by whatever thou mightest be profited by me;
Weymouth New Testament
but you--this is what you say: 'If a man says to his father or mother, That is consecrated, whatever it is, which otherwise you should have received from me--
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CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
It is a gift (δῶρον)
Rev., given to God. The picture is that of a churlish son evading the duty of assisting his needy parents by uttering the formula, Corban, it is a gift to God. "Whatever that may be by which you might be helped by me, is not mine to give. It is vowed to God." The man, however, was not bound in that case to give his gift to the temple-treasury, while he was bound not to help his parent; because the phrase did not necessarily dedicate the gift to the temple. By a quibble it was regarded as something like Corban, as if it were laid on the altar and put entirely out of reach. It was expressly stated that such a vow was binding, even if what was vowed involved a breach of the law.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For God commanded, 'Honor your father and your mother,' and, 'Whoever reviles father or mother must surely die.'
he need not honor his father.' So for the sake of your tradition you have made void the word of God.
But you say, 'If a man tells his father or his mother, "Whatever you would have gained from me is Corban"' (that is, given to God)--
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