Mark 13:6
New International Version
Many will come in my name, claiming, ‘I am he,’ and will deceive many.

New Living Translation
for many will come in my name, claiming, ‘I am the Messiah.’ They will deceive many.

English Standard Version
Many will come in my name, saying, ‘I am he!’ and they will lead many astray.

Berean Study Bible
Many will come in My name, claiming, ‘I am He,’ and will deceive many.

Berean Literal Bible
Many will come in My name, saying, 'I am He,' and they will mislead many.

King James Bible
For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.

New King James Version
For many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am He,’ and will deceive many.

New American Standard Bible
Many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am He!’ and they will mislead many.

NASB 1995
“Many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am He!’ and will mislead many.

NASB 1977
“Many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am He!’ and will mislead many.

Amplified Bible
Many will come in My name [misusing My name or claiming to be the Messiah], saying, ‘I am He!’ and will deceive and mislead many.

Christian Standard Bible
Many will come in my name, saying, ‘I am he,’ and they will deceive many.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Many will come in My name, saying, I am He,’ and they will deceive many.

American Standard Version
Many shall come in my name, saying, I am he ; and shall lead many astray.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“For many will come in my name, and they will say, 'I AM THE LIVING GOD', and they will deceive many.”

Contemporary English Version
Many will come and claim to be me. They will use my name and fool many people.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For many shall come in my name, saying, I am he; and they shall deceive many.

English Revised Version
Many shall come in my name, saying, I am he; and shall lead many astray.

Good News Translation
Many men, claiming to speak for me, will come and say, 'I am he!' and they will fool many people.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Many will come using my name. They will say, 'I am he,' and they will deceive many people.

International Standard Version
Many will come in my name and say, 'I AM,' and they will deceive many people.

Literal Standard Version
for many will come in My Name, saying, I am [He], and many they will lead astray;

NET Bible
Many will come in my name, saying, 'I am he,' and they will mislead many.

New Heart English Bible
Many will come in my name, saying, 'I am he.' and will lead many astray.

Weymouth New Testament
Many will come assuming my name and saying, 'I am He;' and they will mislead many.

World English Bible
For many will come in my name, saying, 'I am he!' and will lead many astray.

Young's Literal Translation
for many shall come in my name, saying -- I am he, and many they shall lead astray;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Temple Destruction Foretold
5Jesus began by telling them, “See to it that no one deceives you. 6Many will come in My name, claiming, ‘I am He,’ and will deceive many. 7When you hear of wars and rumors of wars, do not be alarmed. These things must happen, but the end is still to come.…

Cross References
Mark 13:5
Jesus began by telling them, "See to it that no one deceives you.

Mark 13:7
When you hear of wars and rumors of wars, do not be alarmed. These things must happen, but the end is still to come.

John 8:24
That is why I told you that you would die in your sins. For unless you believe that I am He, you will die in your sins."

John 8:28
So Jesus said, "When you have lifted up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am He, and that I do nothing on My own, but speak exactly what the Father has taught Me.


Treasury of Scripture

For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.

many.

Mark 13:22
For false Christs and false prophets shall rise, and shall shew signs and wonders, to seduce, if it were possible, even the elect.

Jeremiah 14:14
Then the LORD said unto me, The prophets prophesy lies in my name: I sent them not, neither have I commanded them, neither spake unto them: they prophesy unto you a false vision and divination, and a thing of nought, and the deceit of their heart.

Jeremiah 23:21-25
I have not sent these prophets, yet they ran: I have not spoken to them, yet they prophesied…

and shall.

Mark 13:22
For false Christs and false prophets shall rise, and shall shew signs and wonders, to seduce, if it were possible, even the elect.

Matthew 24:5,11,23,24
For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many…

Acts 5:36-39
For before these days rose up Theudas, boasting himself to be somebody; to whom a number of men, about four hundred, joined themselves: who was slain; and all, as many as obeyed him, were scattered, and brought to nought…









(6) I am Christ.--Literally, I am He. The word Christ being a necessary inference from the context.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
Many
πολλοὶ (polloi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 4183: Much, many; often.

will come
ἐλεύσονται (eleusontai)
Verb - Future Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 2064: To come, go.

in
ἐπὶ (epi)
Preposition
Strong's 1909: On, to, against, on the basis of, at.

My
μου (mou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

name,
ὀνόματί (onomati)
Noun - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3686: Name, character, fame, reputation. From a presumed derivative of the base of ginosko; a 'name'.

claiming,
λέγοντες (legontes)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3004: (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command.

‘I
Ἐγώ (Egō)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

am [He],’
εἰμι (eimi)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

will deceive
πλανήσουσιν (planēsousin)
Verb - Future Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 4105: To lead astray, deceive, cause to wander. From plane; to roam.

many.
πολλοὺς (pollous)
Adjective - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 4183: Much, many; often.


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