Matthew 12:30
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
"Anyone who isn't with me opposes me, and anyone who isn't working with me is actually working against me.

King James Bible
He that is not with me is against me; and he that gathereth not with me scattereth abroad.

Darby Bible Translation
He that is not with me is against me, and he that gathers not with me scatters.

World English Bible
"He who is not with me is against me, and he who doesn't gather with me, scatters.

Young's Literal Translation
'He who is not with me is against me, and he who is not gathering with me, doth scatter.

Matthew 12:30 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

12:30 He that is not with me is against me - For there are no neuters in this war. Every one must be either with Christ or against him; either a loyal subject or a rebel. And there are none upon earth, who neither promote nor obstruct his kingdom. For he that does not gather souls to God, scatters them from him.

Matthew 12:30 Parallel Commentaries

Library
On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xii. 33, "Either Make the Tree Good, and Its Fruit Good," Etc.
1. The Lord Jesus hath admonished us, that we be good trees, and that so we may be able to bear good fruits. For He saith, "Either make the tree good, and his fruit good, or else make the tree corrupt, and his fruit corrupt, for the tree is known by his fruit." [2484] When He says, "Make the tree good, and his fruit good;" this of course is not an admonition, but a wholesome precept, to which obedience is necessary. But when He saith, "Make the tree corrupt, and his fruit corrupt;" this is not a
Saint Augustine—sermons on selected lessons of the new testament

Sweet Comfort for Feeble Saints
I. First, we have before us a view of MORTAL FRAILTY And first, the encouragement offered in our text applies to weak ones. What in the world is weaker than the bruised reed, or the smoking flax? A reed that groweth in the fen or marsh, let but the wild duck light upon it, and it snaps; let but the foot of man brush against it and it is bruised and broken; every wind that comes howling across the river makes it shake to and fro, and well nigh tears it up by the roots. You can conceive of nothing
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 1: 1855

How to Read the Bible
I. That is the subject of our present discourse, or, at least the first point of it, that IN ORDER TO THE TRUE READING OF THE SCRIPTURES THERE MUST BE AN UNDERSTANDING OF THEM. I scarcely need to preface these remarks by saying that we must read the Scriptures. You know how necessary it is that we should be fed upon the truth of Holy Scripture. Need I suggest the question as to whether you do read your Bibles or not? I am afraid that this is a magazine reading age a newspaper reading age a periodical
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 25: 1879

Strength in the Weak.
"He is Faithful that Promised." "A bruised reed shall He not break, and smoking flax shall He not quench."--MATT. xii. 20. Strength in the Weak. Will Jesus accept such a heart as mine?--this erring, treacherous, traitor heart? The past! how many forgotten vows--broken covenants--prayerless days! How often have I made new resolutions, and as often has the reed succumbed to the first blast of temptation, and the burning flax been well-nigh quenched by guilty omissions and guiltier commissions! Oh!
John Ross Macduff—The Faithful Promiser

Cross References
Proverbs 11:24
Give freely and become more wealthy; be stingy and lose everything.

Matthew 12:29
For who is powerful enough to enter the house of a strong man like Satan and plunder his goods? Only someone even stronger--someone who could tie him up and then plunder his house.

Mark 9:40
Anyone who is not against us is for us.

Luke 9:50
But Jesus said, "Don't stop him! Anyone who is not against you is for you."

Luke 11:23
"Anyone who isn't with me opposes me, and anyone who isn't working with me is actually working against me.

Jump to Previous
Abroad Driving Gather Gathereth Gathering Gathers Getting Part Scatter Scattereth Scattering Scatters Together
Jump to Next
Abroad Driving Gather Gathereth Gathering Gathers Getting Part Scatter Scattereth Scattering Scatters Together
Links
Matthew 12:30 NIV
Matthew 12:30 NLT
Matthew 12:30 ESV
Matthew 12:30 NASB
Matthew 12:30 KJV

Matthew 12:30 Bible Apps
Matthew 12:30 Biblia Paralela
Matthew 12:30 Chinese Bible
Matthew 12:30 French Bible
Matthew 12:30 German Bible

Matthew 12:30 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Matthew 12:29
Top of Page
Top of Page